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Wednesday May 20,1970This date in baseball
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Top1970 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP93,7122:11Tom MurphyTommy JohnTommy John (4-6)Tom Murphy (4-4)-Lefty PhillipsDon GutteridgeComiskey Park
ALBoston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP94,9302:33Sonny SiebertSam McDowellSam McDowell (6-3)Sonny Siebert (3-2)-Eddie KaskoAlvin DarkCleveland Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP917,5862:16Tom PhoebusMickey LolichMickey Lolich (5-4)Tom Phoebus (3-2)-Earl WeaverMayo SmithTiger Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins10Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP97,7102:51Dave BoswellBob JohnsonDave Boswell (2-5)Bob Johnson (1-2)Tom Hall (1)Bill RigneyCharlie MetroMunicipal Stadium
ALOakland Athletics7Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP98,7473:05Chuck DobsonSkip LockwoodMarty Pattin (2-3)Rollie Fingers (2-2)-John McNamaraDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALWashington Senators II2New York Yankees0Boxscore - PBP97,6492:20Dick BosmanStan BahnsenDick Bosman (4-3)Stan Bahnsen (3-4)Darold Knowles (5)Ted WilliamsRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP913,9772:35Mike TorrezTom GriffinMike Torrez (4-3)Tom Griffin (1-6)Chuck Taylor (4)Red SchoendienstHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLNew York Mets0Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP911,3612:21Tom SeaverCarl MortonCarl Morton (4-1)Tom Seaver (7-2)-Gil HodgesGene MauchJarry Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP145,9773:30Rick WiseBob VealeBruce Dal Canton (2-0)Dick Selma (2-3)-Frank LucchesiDanny MurtaughForbes Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres10Boxscore - PBP99,9502:21Alan FosterDave RobertsDave Roberts (4-2)Alan Foster (2-5)Pat Dobson (1)Walter AlstonPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP114,1922:59Jim NashGaylord PerryHoyt Wilhelm (2-1)Gaylord Perry (5-5)-Lum HarrisClyde King3Com Park at Cand
NLAtlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP114,1922:59Jim NashGaylord PerryHoyt Wilhelm (2-1)Gaylord Perry (5-5)-Lum HarrisClyde KingCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1970-05-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles362511.694--1851335213-512-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1268343.659
2410New York Yankees392019.5136.517716988-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1237350.593
3511Detroit Tigers331617.4857.515415409-117-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1296366.488
4714Boston Red Sox341618.4718.0134136-24-1312-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1287157.555
5817Washington Senators II361620.4449.0149166-173-813-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1265472.429
61123Cleveland Indians321220.37511.099126-277-115-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1306466.492
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins352510.714--1891325716-59-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1277354.575
234California Angels382513.6581.51771324513-712-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1246163.492
3613Oakland Athletics381820.4748.5171161105-1113-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1247153.573
4918Chicago White Sox371621.43210.0139177-387-99-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1254085.320
51022Milwaukee Brewers371423.37812.0159200-415-158-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1255174.408
61224Kansas City Royals371324.35113.0153200-479-104-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1255273.416
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs341816.529--150134165-1213-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1286662.516
258St. Louis Cardinals351817.5140.5159148117-711-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1275869.457
369New York Mets371918.5140.51511262512-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1256461.512
4815Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4622.5153178-257-1011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1237152.577
51120Montreal Expos361422.3895.0126207-819-135-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1265967.468
61221Philadelphia Phillies371423.3785.5109171-629-135-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1245965.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds392811.718--1951425311-717-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1237449.602
225Los Angeles Dodgers382216.5795.51741264812-410-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1236558.528
336Atlanta Braves372116.5686.01971712611-910-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1255570.440
4712Houston Astros401921.4759.519719438-1311-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1226062.492
5916San Francisco Giants401822.45010.5215237-229-119-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226854.557
61019San Diego Padres421824.42911.5180172810-98-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1204575.375

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