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Sunday April 12,1970This 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 1970-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7Baltimore Orioles2BoxJoe NiekroMike CuellarTom Timmermann
Milwaukee Brewers5Chicago White Sox2BoxLew KrausseTommy JohnJohn Gelnar
Milwaukee Brewers16Chicago White Sox2BoxGeorge LauzeriqueGerry Arrigo(none)
California Angels7Kansas City Royals5BoxEddie FisherDick Drago(none)
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees1BoxSam McDowellMel Stottlemyre(none)
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees5BoxJack AkerDennis Higgins(none)
Boston Red Sox5Washington Senators II6BoxCasey CoxGary PetersHoracio Pina
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros8BoxLarry DierkerPhil Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBill SingerPat Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos2BoxBill StonemanFergie Jenkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSteve BlassJim Bunning(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants5BoxTony CloningerMike McCormickWayne Granger
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants2BoxGary NolanRon BryantWayne Granger
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTom SeaverSteve CarltonRon Taylor

Standings as of 1970-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles651.833--3417173-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15610353.660
3613Washington Senators II633.5002.0252410-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1566789.429
2514Detroit Tigers633.5002.0242403-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1567680.487
4817Boston Red Sox523.4002.5191812-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1578572.541
5716New York Yankees523.4002.51316-30-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1579166.580
61019Cleveland Indians624.3333.01430-162-10-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1567482.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
212California Angels5501.0001.04216265-00-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1578176.516
121Minnesota Twins3301.000--266202-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1599564.597
3412Milwaukee Brewers633.5001.5343133-10-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1566294.397
4918Kansas City Royals624.3332.52431-70-02-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1566393.404
51120Oakland Athletics413.2502.5917-81-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1588870.557
61223Chicago White Sox615.1673.51751-340-01-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park15655101.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
336Pittsburgh Pirates532.600--12932-11-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1578671.548
247Philadelphia Phillies532.600--101000-03-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1567086.449
425St. Louis Cardinals532.600--261882-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1577384.465
158New York Mets532.600--191723-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1578077.510
51021Chicago Cubs413.2501.5510-51-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1588375.525
61122Montreal Expos514.2002.0921-120-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1577285.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds862.750--3216165-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1549658.623
269San Francisco Giants743.5711.53031-10-04-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1558273.529
5810San Diego Padres633.5002.02123-22-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1566096.385
4715Houston Astros633.5002.0323201-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1567680.487
3911Atlanta Braves633.5002.0302643-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1567383.468
61224Los Angeles Dodgers615.1674.01023-130-01-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1558669.555


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jesus HernaizP25.094Released by Cubs.