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Tuesday May 12,1970This 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 1970-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5California Angels6BoxGreg GarrettSparky Lyle(none)
Chicago White Sox7Detroit Tigers2BoxGerry JaneskiLes CainWilbur Wood
New York Yankees9Milwaukee Brewers5BoxFritz PetersonLew KrausseLindy McDaniel
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins4BoxMike CuellarJim PerryPete Richert
Washington Senators II3Oakland Athletics5BoxDiego SeguiGeorge Brunet(none)
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs4BoxPhil ReganBob Priddy(none)
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon WilsonAlan FosterFred Gladding
Montreal Expos4New York Mets8BoxRay SadeckiCarl MortonTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim MerrittSteve Blass(none)
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres6BoxMike CorkinsMigel PuenteTom Dukes
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals9BoxChuck TaylorLowell Palmer(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles30228.733--1641075710-212-6W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1328646.652
248Detroit Tigers291514.5176.514113839-86-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1336469.481
359New York Yankees331716.5156.515415048-119-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1297653.589
4713Boston Red Sox291415.4837.511811534-1110-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1337360.549
5819Washington Senators II301317.4339.0130146-162-711-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1325775.432
61021Cleveland Indians261016.38510.083107-246-84-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1366670.485
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels302010.667--141103389-411-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1326666.500
234Minnesota Twins281810.6431.01401043611-57-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1348054.597
3612Oakland Athletics311516.4845.513112655-910-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1317457.565
4918Chicago White Sox301317.4337.0114151-377-96-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1324389.326
51122Kansas City Royals281018.3579.0121152-316-74-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1345579.410
61223Milwaukee Brewers321121.34410.0134172-385-155-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1305476.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs281612.571--131115163-913-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1346866.507
2611New York Mets311516.4842.5126112148-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1316863.519
3714St. Louis Cardinals271314.4812.512511965-68-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1356372.467
4916Pittsburgh Pirates311417.4523.5124148-246-98-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1317556.573
51120Philadelphia Phillies311318.4194.598149-518-115-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1306070.462
61224Montreal Expos29920.3107.592178-866-123-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1336469.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds33249.727--1721195311-713-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1297851.605
225Atlanta Braves311813.5815.0177153248-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1315873.443
347Los Angeles Dodgers301713.5675.5124913310-37-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1317061.534
4510San Francisco Giants331617.4858.0194197-37-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1297059.543
5815Houston Astros321517.4698.515715165-1110-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1306466.492
61017San Diego Padres341519.4419.51401281210-95-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1284880.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry Adair2B-SS33.146Released by Royals. 
Boots DayOF22.255Traded by Cubs to Expos for Jack Hiatt. 
Jack HiattC-1B27.289Traded by Expos to Cubs for Boots Day.