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Sunday April 26,1970This 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 1970-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox3BoxGene BrabenderRay CulpBob Locker
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians0BoxJoe HorlenDean ChanceWilbur Wood
Baltimore Orioles10Kansas City Royals9BoxDick HallAl FitzmorrisPete Richert
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins6BoxLuis TiantMickey Lolich(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees8BoxMel StottlemyreBlue Moon OdomJack Aker
California Angels3Washington Senators II2BoxTom MurphyCasey CoxPaul Doyle
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsLarry Dierker(none)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTom SeaverSandy Vance(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPhil NiekroBob Veale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres2BoxChris ShortDave RobertsDick Selma
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants11BoxMike McCormickBill Stoneman(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants2BoxCarl MortonRich RobertsonClaude Raymond
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob GibsonJim McGlothlin(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles16115.688--8264187-14-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1469749.664
246Detroit Tigers15105.6670.56952176-54-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1476978.469
4614Washington Senators II1578.4673.56074-141-16-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1476384.429
3715Boston Red Sox1578.4673.5615652-55-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1478067.544
5817New York Yankees18711.3895.0787624-73-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1448658.597
61121Cleveland Indians1459.3575.04268-262-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1487177.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins14104.714--8346375-25-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1488860.595
223California Angels17125.7060.58357267-15-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1457471.510
359Oakland Athletics1688.5003.05062-122-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1468165.555
41019Chicago White Sox16610.3755.05582-275-51-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1465096.342
5918Kansas City Royals16610.3755.06984-154-32-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1465987.404
61223Milwaukee Brewers16511.3136.06879-115-70-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1466086.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs14113.786--7448261-310-0W10T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1487375.493
237St. Louis Cardinals1495.6432.07145264-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1486781.453
348Pittsburgh Pirates16106.6252.0626204-16-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1467967.541
4612New York Mets1688.5004.06044164-44-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1467571.514
5511Philadelphia Phillies1688.5004.04058-184-64-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1456580.448
61224Montreal Expos14311.2148.03890-522-71-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1487078.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds20146.700--10164378-46-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1428854.620
2710Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5004.04650-45-23-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1457966.545
3813San Francisco Giants19910.4744.511511053-56-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1437766.538
4916Atlanta Braves18711.3896.0100104-45-52-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1446975.479
51020Houston Astros19712.3686.584100-161-86-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1437271.503
61122San Diego Padres18612.3337.05268-165-71-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1445787.396