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Games on 1970-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles7BoxTom PhoebusDick Drago(none)
Washington Senators II6California Angels1BoxGeorge BrunetAndy MessersmithHoracio Pina
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnDean Chance(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers5BoxLuis TiantMickey LolichRon Perranoski
Boston Red Sox6Milwaukee Brewers0BoxSonny SiebertGene Brabender(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics11BoxCatfish HunterStan Bahnsen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Atlanta Braves12BoxGeorge StoneBob MooseHoyt Wilhelm
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds5BoxWayne SimpsonSteve Carlton(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros3BoxLarry DierkerFergie Jenkins(none)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos1BoxRich RobertsonBill Stoneman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets0BoxSandy VanceNolan RyanFred Norman
San Diego Padres11Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDave RobertsDick Selma(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles23158.652--12888409-26-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1399346.669
245Boston Red Sox22139.5911.59881173-510-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1407466.529
357Detroit Tigers22139.5911.510689179-84-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1406674.471
469Washington Senators II241311.5422.5112113-12-111-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1385781.413
5712New York Yankees261313.5003.511611334-89-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1368056.588
61020Cleveland Indians22913.4095.56889-216-73-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1406773.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins22157.682--10974358-37-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1408357.593
234California Angels23149.6091.510385189-45-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1397267.518
3815Oakland Athletics251213.4804.51009915-97-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1377760.562
4919Chicago White Sox231013.4355.588122-345-55-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1394693.331
51122Kansas City Royals23815.3487.592125-334-44-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1395782.410
61224Milwaukee Brewers25520.20011.599141-425-150-5L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1376077.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago Cubs22139.591--9585103-910-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1407169.507
2613New York Mets241212.5002.08771168-74-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1387167.514
3511Philadelphia Phillies241212.5002.079102-238-94-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1376176.445
4816Pittsburgh Pirates241113.4583.095115-204-67-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1387860.565
5917St. Louis Cardinals221012.4553.0979614-46-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406674.471
61223Montreal Expos22616.2737.058134-765-111-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1406773.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds27216.778--14686608-413-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1358154.600
238Atlanta Braves251411.5606.0146127197-57-6W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1376275.453
3410Los Angeles Dodgers241311.5426.58666206-27-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377463.540
4714San Francisco Giants271314.4818.015214934-59-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1357362.541
51018Houston Astros271215.4449.0125126-14-118-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1356768.496
61121San Diego Padres261016.38510.59099-96-74-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1365383.390


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony PierceP24.096Released by Athletics.