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Sunday May 3,1970This 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 1970-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim KaatJim PalmerRon Perranoski
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox5BoxMike KilkennyBilly WynneFred Lasher
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals3BoxBarry MooreJim RookerRich Hand
Milwaukee Brewers7New York Yankees8BoxSteve HamiltonBob Meyer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees4BoxLindy McDanielLew Krausse(none)
Oakland Athletics3Washington Senators II1BoxRollie FingersDick Bosman(none)
Oakland Athletics4Washington Senators II6BoxHoracio PinaDiego SeguiDarold Knowles
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds11BoxJim MerrittSteve BlassClay Carroll
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers15BoxClaude OsteenSteve RenkoJose Pena
New York Mets3San Diego Padres4BoxDave RobertsCal Koonce(none)
New York Mets3San Diego Padres2BoxGary GentryPat DobsonTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies8San Francisco Giants6BoxJoe HoernerRon Bryant(none)
Philadelphia Phillies13San Francisco Giants6BoxLowell PalmerFrank Reberger(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxNelson BrilesTom GriffinJerry Johnson
Houston Astros8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDenny LemasterGeorge Culver(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles22148.636--12185369-25-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1409446.671
246Detroit Tigers21138.6190.510181209-84-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1416675.468
357Boston Red Sox21129.5711.59281112-510-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1417566.532
4612Washington Senators II231211.5222.5106112-61-111-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1395881.417
5713New York Yankees251312.5202.5113102114-79-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1378057.584
6918Cleveland Indians21912.4294.56787-206-63-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1416774.475
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins21147.667--10169327-37-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1418457.596
234California Angels22148.6360.510279239-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1407268.514
3817Oakland Athletics241113.4584.58996-75-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1387860.565
41019Chicago White Sox22913.4095.586121-355-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1404793.336
51121Kansas City Royals22814.3646.589118-294-34-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1405783.407
61224Milwaukee Brewers24519.20810.599135-365-150-4L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1386078.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs20137.650--9275173-710-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1427171.500
259New York Mets231211.5222.58767208-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1397168.511
348Philadelphia Phillies231211.5222.57191-208-94-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1386177.442
4715Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5003.08698-124-47-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1407862.557
5814St. Louis Cardinals201010.5003.0938494-26-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1426676.465
61223Montreal Expos21615.2867.557130-735-111-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416774.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds25196.760--13482528-411-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1378354.606
3611Los Angeles Dodgers231211.5226.08266165-27-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387563.543
2310Atlanta Braves231211.5226.0129118117-55-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1396475.460
4916San Francisco Giants261214.4627.514814803-59-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1367462.544
51020Houston Astros251015.4009.0115123-84-116-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1376968.504
61122San Diego Padres25916.36010.07991-125-74-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375483.394