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Tuesday April 21,1970This 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 1970-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels3BoxTom MurphyMarty PattinKen Tatum
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians3BoxEarl WilsonSteve HarganFred Lasher
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxJim KaatTommy JohnRon Perranoski
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics4BoxCatfish HunterJim Rooker(none)
New York Yankees5Washington Senators II7BoxCasey CoxMel StottlemyreDarold Knowles
Cincinnati Reds13Atlanta Braves8BoxGary NolanPhil NiekroTony Cloninger
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs7BoxBill HandsBob GibsonPhil Regan
San Diego Padres5New York Mets3BoxRon HerbelCal Koonce(none)
Houston Astros8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob VealeLarry DierkerJoe Gibbon

Standings as of 1970-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1183.727--5336174-34-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1517180.470
247Baltimore Orioles1284.6670.55442124-04-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15010050.667
3511Washington Senators II1055.5002.54251-91-14-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1526587.428
4815Boston Red Sox1156.4553.0463972-53-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1518269.543
51020New York Yankees1459.3574.55862-43-62-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1488860.595
61122Cleveland Indians1037.3004.53255-232-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1527379.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins972.778--5927325-22-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1539162.595
236California Angels1394.692--6946235-04-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1497772.517
3612Kansas City Royals1266.5002.55156-54-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1505991.393
4714Oakland Athletics1367.4623.04253-111-35-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1498366.557
5918Chicago White Sox1147.3644.03964-253-21-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1515299.344
61223Milwaukee Brewers1239.2505.55266-143-50-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1506288.413
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago Cubs1073.700--4432121-36-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1527775.507
225St. Louis Cardinals1073.700--5733244-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1526983.454
348Pittsburgh Pirates1174.6360.5403734-13-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1518269.543
4610New York Mets1266.5002.05540153-23-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1507773.513
51121Philadelphia Phillies1248.3334.02551-261-63-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1496980.463
61224Montreal Expos918.1115.52253-310-51-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1537281.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds17134.765--9655417-26-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1458956.614
259San Francisco Giants1477.5004.58690-43-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1487969.534
3713Houston Astros1578.4675.0727111-46-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1477275.490
4816San Diego Padres1468.4295.54557-125-61-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1485791.385
5917Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4175.53445-114-21-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498267.550
61019Atlanta Braves1459.3576.57688-123-32-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1487177.480