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Wednesday April 15,1970This 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 1970-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox6BoxJim LonborgBill BurbachSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins8California Angels2BoxJim PerryAndy Messersmith(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics0BoxGerry JaneskiChuck Dobson(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves7BoxGeorge StoneMike CorkinsBob Priddy
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago Cubs5BoxBill HandsRick Wise(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim MerrittClaude OsteenClay Carroll
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros7BoxFred GladdingRon Bryant(none)
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals10BoxMike TorrezJoe Sparma(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles651.833--3417173-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15610353.660
247Boston Red Sox743.5711.53323102-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1558372.535
358Detroit Tigers743.5711.5362883-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1557580.484
4610Washington Senators II633.5002.0252410-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1566789.429
61222New York Yankees725.2863.51830-120-22-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1559164.587
51123Cleveland Indians725.2863.51842-242-20-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1557481.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins4401.000--348263-01-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1589464.595
234California Angels752.7140.54527185-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1558174.523
3717Oakland Athletics734.4292.52026-61-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1558669.555
4819Chicago White Sox835.3753.02752-252-01-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park15453101.344
5918Milwaukee Brewers835.3753.03642-63-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1546292.403
61021Kansas City Royals624.3333.02431-70-02-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1566393.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125St. Louis Cardinals752.714--4223192-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1557184.458
236Pittsburgh Pirates642.6670.5181353-11-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1568571.545
4713New York Mets633.5001.5232303-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1568076.513
3511Chicago Cubs633.5001.5151501-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1568175.519
51016Philadelphia Phillies734.4292.01520-50-23-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1547084.455
61224Montreal Expos716.1434.01437-230-31-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1557283.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1183.727--4222205-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1519457.623
249Atlanta Braves954.5562.0574983-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1537182.464
3612San Francisco Giants1055.5002.55458-41-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1528171.533
5915San Diego Padres945.4443.03037-73-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1535994.386
4814Houston Astros945.4443.04143-21-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1537578.490
61120Los Angeles Dodgers936.3334.01728-112-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1528468.553


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B19.300Released by Brewers.