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Thursday April 9,1970This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1970-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox4BoxStan WilliamsJoe HorlenSteve Barber
Baltimore Orioles13Cleveland Indians1BoxTom PhoebusRich Hand(none)
Oakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals3BoxBill ButlerChuck DobsonDave Morehead
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees4BoxFritz PetersonRay CulpJack Aker
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxWayne SimpsonDon Sutton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos3BoxMike TorrezSteve RenkoTom Hilgendorf
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBill WilsonKen HoltzmanJoe Hoerner
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDock EllisJerry Koosman(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres1BoxJim NashClay Kirby(none)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants7BoxRon BryantJack DiLauroDon McMahon

Standings as of 1970-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles3301.000--245193-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15910554.660
2410Detroit Tigers321.6671.01214-22-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1597782.484
3611Boston Red Sox211.5001.57701-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1608674.538
4714New York Yankees211.5001.57700-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1609268.575
5918Washington Senators II312.3332.0141220-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1596990.434
61019Cleveland Indians303.0003.0524-190-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1597683.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223California Angels2201.000--181172-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1608476.525
131Minnesota Twins2201.000--184142-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1609664.600
359Kansas City Royals321.6670.59720-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1596396.396
4817Oakland Athletics312.3331.579-21-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1598871.553
61221Milwaukee Brewers202.0002.0118-170-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1606595.406
51122Chicago White Sox202.0002.0418-140-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park16056104.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies2201.000--7340-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1597188.447
214St. Louis Cardinals2201.000--14592-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1607486.463
4612Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.056-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1608872.550
3713New York Mets211.5001.06511-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1608278.513
61020Montreal Expos303.0002.5619-130-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1597386.459
51223Chicago Cubs202.0002.037-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1608476.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds4401.000--173143-01-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1589860.620
347San Francisco Giants321.6671.5171610-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1598475.528
258Atlanta Braves321.6671.5151052-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1597485.465
5916San Diego Padres312.3332.51015-50-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1596297.390
4815Houston Astros312.3332.51617-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1597881.491
61124Los Angeles Dodgers303.0003.5212-100-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1588771.551


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jimmie SchafferC34.004Purchased by Orioles from Dodgers.