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Wednesday April 29,1970This date in baseball
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Games on 1970-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox5BoxSonny SiebertChuck DobsonSparky Lyle
Baltimore Orioles18Chicago White Sox2BoxJim PalmerTommie Sisk(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals2BoxMike KilkennyDick DragoFred Lasher
Cleveland Indians0Minnesota Twins1BoxJim KaatRich HandStan Williams
California Angels3New York Yankees2BoxAndy MessersmithJohn CumberlandPaul Doyle
Milwaukee Brewers0Washington Senators II4BoxDick BosmanLew Krausse(none)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim MerrittTom GriffinClay Carroll
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenGrant Jackson(none)
Chicago Cubs10Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBill HandsBob MoosePhil Regan
Montreal Expos0San Diego Padres10BoxPat DobsonJoe Sparma(none)
New York Mets6San Francisco Giants8BoxFrank LinzyRon TaylorDon McMahon
Atlanta Braves10St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBob PriddyChuck Taylor(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles18135.722--10468369-14-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1449549.660
224Detroit Tigers17125.7060.58557288-54-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1456778.462
459Washington Senators II18108.5563.07985-61-19-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1446084.417
3610Boston Red Sox18108.5563.0726392-58-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1447767.535
5817Cleveland Indians17710.4125.55071-214-43-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1456976.476
6918New York Yankees20812.4006.0878434-74-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1428557.599
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels19136.684--9166258-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1437370.510
246Minnesota Twins17116.6471.08654325-26-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1458758.600
3716Oakland Athletics19811.4215.05773-162-76-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1438162.566
51022Kansas City Royals18612.3336.574100-264-32-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1445985.410
41121Chicago White Sox18612.3336.559104-455-51-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1445094.347
61224Milwaukee Brewers19514.2638.07998-195-100-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1436083.420
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs17134.765--8659273-410-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1457174.490
237Pittsburgh Pirates19118.5793.07374-14-17-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1437865.545
348St. Louis Cardinals1697.5633.57958214-25-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1466779.459
4511Philadelphia Phillies19109.5264.04869-216-74-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1426379.444
5612New York Mets1899.5004.57154175-54-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1447470.514
61223Montreal Expos17512.2948.049105-564-81-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1456877.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds22166.727--11069418-48-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1408654.614
2713San Francisco Giants211011.4765.512512143-57-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1417665.539
3814Los Angeles Dodgers19910.4745.55758-15-24-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427864.549
4915Atlanta Braves20911.4506.011311217-52-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1426775.472
61119San Diego Padres21714.3338.56779-125-72-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1415685.397
51020Houston Astros21714.3338.589109-201-106-4L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1417269.511