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Sunday May 17,1970This 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 1970-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox2BoxAl FitzmorrisWilbur Wood(none)
Kansas City Royals8Chicago White Sox4BoxJim RookerWilbur Wood(none)
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJim PerryLew Krausse(none)
California Angels7Oakland Athletics1BoxClyde WrightBlue Moon OdomKen Tatum
California Angels5Oakland Athletics6BoxJim RolandGreg Garrett(none)
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim MerrittPat Jarvis(none)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds7BoxDon GullettGary Neibauer(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxClaude OsteenRich Robertson(none)
Montreal Expos8Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn StrohmayerGene GarberClaude Raymond
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres5BoxMike CorkinsDenny LemasterRon Herbel
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSal CampisiFergie JenkinsChuck Taylor

Standings as of 1970-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles33249.727--1761185812-312-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1298445.651
249New York Yankees361917.5286.516615888-1211-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1267452.587
3613Detroit Tigers311516.4848.0146149-39-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1316467.489
4715Boston Red Sox321517.4698.512712524-1211-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1307258.554
5919Washington Senators II331320.39411.0137162-252-811-12L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1295772.442
61122Cleveland Indians291118.37911.088114-267-94-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1336568.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins322210.688--1671184913-59-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1307654.585
234California Angels352312.6570.51661283811-612-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1276364.496
3511Oakland Athletics361818.5006.0161147145-913-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1267155.563
4817Chicago White Sox341519.4418.0135166-317-98-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1284187.320
51021Kansas City Royals341321.38210.0139178-399-104-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1285276.406
61224Milwaukee Brewers351223.34311.5145190-455-156-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1275374.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs321715.531--137126114-1113-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1306763.515
258New York Mets341816.529--1401122811-77-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286563.508
3610St. Louis Cardinals321616.5001.014413775-611-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1306070.462
4916Pittsburgh Pirates361620.4443.0148173-257-109-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1267353.579
51120Philadelphia Phillies341321.3825.0104166-628-115-10L9T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1276067.472
61223Montreal Expos331221.3645.5112196-849-133-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1296168.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds372710.730--1871295811-716-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1257550.600
225Los Angeles Dodgers352015.5716.01581104810-310-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1266759.532
336Atlanta Braves351916.5437.0187168199-910-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1275770.449
4712Houston Astros371819.4869.018617978-1310-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1256164.488
5814San Francisco Giants381820.4749.5212227-159-119-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1246856.548
61018San Diego Padres391722.43611.0164156810-97-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1234677.374