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Monday May 4,1970This 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 1970-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves5BoxJim NashLuke WalkerBob Priddy
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds7BoxGary NolanMike TorrezWayne Granger
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros7BoxJim BoutonBill Hands(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore 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
469Washington 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
41020Chicago 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
125Chicago Cubs21138.619--9482123-810-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1417170.504
2512New York Mets231211.5222.08767208-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1397168.511
3411Philadelphia Phillies231211.5222.07191-208-94-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1386177.442
4714Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4783.089103-144-57-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1397861.561
5815St. Louis Cardinals211011.4763.0969154-36-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1416675.468
61223Montreal Expos21615.2867.057130-735-111-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416774.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds26206.769--14185568-412-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1368254.603
238Atlanta Braves241311.5426.0134121137-56-6W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1386375.457
3610Los Angeles Dodgers231211.5226.58266165-27-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387563.543
4916San Francisco Giants261214.4628.014814803-59-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1367462.544
51019Houston Astros261115.4239.0122125-34-117-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1366868.500
61122San Diego Padres25916.36010.57991-125-74-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375483.394


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry CriderP28.244Purchased by White Sox from Twins.