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Monday April 20,1970This 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 1970-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox2BoxJim PalmerRay Culp(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4California Angels5BoxPaul DoyleLew Krausse(none)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2BoxMike HedlundDiego Segui(none)
New York Yankees11Washington Senators II2BoxStan BahnsenGeorge BrunetSteve Hamilton
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves2BoxJim MerrittGeorge Stone(none)
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDock EllisJim BoutonDave Giusti

Standings as of 1970-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1073.700--4833153-34-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1527280.474
237Baltimore Orioles1284.667--5442124-04-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15010050.667
3613Boston Red Sox1156.4552.5463972-53-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1518269.543
4714Washington Senators II945.4442.53546-111-13-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1536687.431
51019New York Yankees1358.3853.55355-23-52-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1498861.591
61122Cleveland Indians936.3333.52950-212-31-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1537380.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins862.750--5524315-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1549262.597
246California Angels1284.667--6645215-03-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1507872.520
359Kansas City Royals1165.5451.54852-44-12-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1515992.391
4815Oakland Athletics1257.4173.03850-121-34-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1508466.560
5917Chicago White Sox1046.4003.03660-243-11-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park15252100.342
61223Milwaukee Brewers1138.2734.55163-123-40-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1516289.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals972.778--5326274-03-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1536984.451
235Chicago Cubs963.6671.0372891-35-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1537875.510
348Pittsburgh Pirates1064.6001.5312924-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1528369.546
4510New York Mets1165.5452.05235173-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1517774.510
51121Philadelphia Phillies1248.3334.52551-261-63-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1496980.463
61224Montreal Expos918.1116.02253-310-51-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1537281.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds16124.750--8347366-26-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1469056.616
3711San Francisco Giants1477.5004.08690-43-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1487969.534
2612Houston Astros1477.5004.0646221-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1487276.486
4816Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4175.03445-114-21-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498267.550
6920San Diego Padres1358.3855.54054-144-61-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1495891.389
51018Atlanta Braves1358.3855.56875-73-32-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1497178.477


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Turk FarrellP36.012Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Jim GosgerOF27.165Purchased by Expos from Giants.