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Friday April 17,1970This 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 1970-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1BoxLindy McDanielDick Hall(none)
Kansas City Royals7California Angels5BoxDave MoreheadTom MurphyJim Rooker
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxFred LasherKen Brett(none)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterJim Kaat(none)
Montreal Expos7Chicago Cubs8BoxPhil ReganClaude Raymond(none)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds8BoxWayne GrangerDon McMahon(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerDave Roberts(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets6BoxTom SeaverGrant Jackson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxGeorge CulverSteve Blass(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers963.667--4332113-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537380.477
246Baltimore Orioles853.6250.53725123-02-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15410351.669
359Washington Senators II743.5711.0292631-03-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1556689.426
4711Boston Red Sox954.5561.04331122-43-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1538271.536
51019New York Yankees936.3333.02739-121-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1539063.588
61223Cleveland Indians826.2503.52046-262-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1547480.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
214California Angels963.6670.55336175-01-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1538073.523
123Minnesota Twins642.667--3816223-21-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1569462.603
3610Oakland Athletics954.5560.52829-11-34-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1538469.549
4813Kansas City Royals844.5001.03942-32-02-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1546193.396
61120Milwaukee Brewers936.3332.54250-83-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1536291.405
5921Chicago White Sox936.3332.52855-272-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park15353100.346
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals862.750--4725223-03-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1547084.455
237Chicago Cubs853.6251.0292721-34-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1547975.513
348Pittsburgh Pirates853.6251.0272254-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1548470.545
4614New York Mets844.5002.0333033-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1547975.513
51018Philadelphia Phillies936.3333.52032-120-43-2L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1527082.461
61224Montreal Expos817.1255.02145-240-41-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1547282.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds13103.769--6229335-25-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1499257.617
3512San Francisco Giants1266.5003.57075-52-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1508070.533
2715Atlanta Braves1055.5003.5615473-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1527181.467
5816San Diego Padres1156.4554.03645-94-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1515893.384
4917Houston Astros1156.4554.05455-11-24-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1517477.490
61122Los Angeles Dodgers1037.3005.51940-212-21-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518467.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray OylerSS31.256Purchased by Angels from Athletics.