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Thursday April 16,1970This 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 1970-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II4Baltimore Orioles2BoxJoe ColemanJim Palmer(none)
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox8BoxLee StangeJack AkerVicente Romo
Minnesota Twins2California Angels3BoxRudy MayDave BoswellKen Tatum
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers4BoxEarl WilsonDean Chance(none)
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill ButlerLew KrausseMoe Drabowsky
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics3BoxBlue Moon OdomTommy John(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves4BoxGary RossPhil NiekroTom Dukes
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs6BoxHank AguirreJoe Hoerner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds12BoxDon GullettBill SingerWayne Granger
San Francisco Giants11Houston Astros9BoxRon BryantDan Osinski(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets4BoxBruce Dal CantonDon Cardwell(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Baltimore Orioles752.714--3621153-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15510352.665
247Boston Red Sox853.6250.54128132-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1548272.532
358Detroit Tigers853.6250.54030103-32-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1547480.481
469Washington Senators II743.5711.0292631-03-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1556689.426
61223New York Yankees826.2503.52338-150-32-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1549163.591
51122Cleveland Indians826.2503.52046-262-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1547480.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins541.800--3611253-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1579463.599
222California Angels862.7500.54829195-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1548074.519
3714Oakland Athletics844.5001.52327-41-33-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1548569.552
4816Kansas City Royals734.4292.03237-51-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1556293.400
5920Chicago White Sox936.3333.02855-272-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park15353100.346
61019Milwaukee Brewers936.3333.04250-83-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1536291.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225St. Louis Cardinals752.714--4223192-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1557184.458
136Pittsburgh Pirates752.714--251784-11-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1558471.542
3410Chicago Cubs743.5711.0212011-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1558075.516
4815New York Mets734.4292.02730-33-20-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1558075.516
51018Philadelphia Phillies835.3752.52026-60-33-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1537083.458
61224Montreal Expos716.1434.01437-230-31-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1557283.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1293.750--5424305-24-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1509357.620
2511San Francisco Giants1165.5452.56567-22-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1518071.530
4613San Diego Padres1055.5003.03541-64-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1525894.382
3712Atlanta Braves1055.5003.0615473-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1527181.467
5917Houston Astros1046.4004.05054-41-23-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1527577.493
61121Los Angeles Dodgers1037.3005.01940-212-21-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518467.556