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Saturday May 9,1970This 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 1970-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles4BoxTom PhoebusTommy JohnEddie Watt
New York Yankees3California Angels11BoxAndy MessersmithMike Kekich(none)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians3BoxRon PerranoskiDennis Higgins(none)
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers7BoxJohn HillerMike Hedlund(none)
Washington Senators II2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJohn GelnarJoe Grzenda(none)
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics3BoxSonny SiebertDiego Segui(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves5BoxJim NashGeorge CulverHoyt Wilhelm
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs8BoxBill HandsGary Nolan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros3BoxBob MooseTom Griffin(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos0BoxDanny CoombsBill Stoneman(none)
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets14BoxJerry KoosmanFrank LinzyRon Taylor
Los Angeles Dodgers9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxFred NormanDick SelmaJose Pena

Standings as of 1970-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles27198.704--14899499-210-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1358946.659
247Detroit Tigers261511.5773.5127113149-86-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1366472.471
359Boston Red Sox261412.5384.510810084-810-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1367363.537
4611New York Yankees301515.5005.5136137-16-109-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1327854.591
5712Washington Senators II271314.4816.0116128-122-411-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1355778.422
61021Cleveland Indians25916.3609.078103-256-83-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1376770.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins26188.692--132943811-47-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1368056.588
234California Angels27189.6670.513093379-49-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1356867.504
3816Oakland Athletics291316.4486.511911905-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1337657.571
4918Chicago White Sox261115.4237.094133-395-76-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1364591.331
51122Kansas City Royals27918.3339.5112145-335-74-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1355679.415
61224Milwaukee Brewers28820.28611.0111147-365-153-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1345777.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs251510.600--11598173-912-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1376968.504
2510New York Mets281414.5002.511194178-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1346965.515
4814Pittsburgh Pirates281315.4643.5115133-186-87-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1347658.567
3715Philadelphia Phillies281315.4643.593130-378-95-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1336073.451
51120St. Louis Cardinals241014.4174.5107109-24-66-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1386672.478
61223Montreal Expos26818.3087.581165-845-113-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1366571.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds30228.733--159106539-613-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1328052.606
225Atlanta Braves281711.6074.0162137257-510-6W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1345975.440
348Los Angeles Dodgers281612.5715.011483319-37-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1337162.534
4613San Francisco Giants301416.4678.0172179-75-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1327260.545
5917Houston Astros301317.4339.0140146-64-119-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1326666.500
61019San Diego Padres311318.4199.5124113119-94-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1315081.382