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Games on 1970-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians10BoxBob MillerBill LeeDick Ellsworth
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers6BoxLes CainDave McNallyJohn Hiller
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers1BoxPete RichertJohn HillerEddie Watt
Washington Senators II0New York Yankees2BoxMel StottlemyreDick SuchSteve Hamilton
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros0BoxJim McGlothlinDenny Lemaster(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenPhil NiekroJim Brewer
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos7BoxBill DillmanLuke Walker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJoe HoernerFrank Linzy(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles382612.684--1921405214-612-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1248242.661
248New York Yankees402119.5256.0179169108-1213-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1227250.590
3511Detroit Tigers351718.4867.516116109-118-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1276265.488
4714Boston Red Sox351619.4578.5141146-54-1412-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1277156.559
5817Washington Senators II371621.4329.5149168-193-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1255471.432
61022Cleveland Indians331320.39410.5109133-247-116-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1296366.488
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
3612Oakland 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
51123Milwaukee 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
259New York Mets371918.5140.51511262512-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1256461.512
3610St. Louis Cardinals361818.5001.0162152107-811-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1265868.460
4815Pittsburgh Pirates401822.4503.0159185-267-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1227151.582
51120Montreal Expos371522.4054.5133213-809-136-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1255867.464
61221Philadelphia Phillies381523.3955.0113174-619-136-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1235865.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds402911.725--1981425612-717-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1227349.598
225Los Angeles Dodgers392316.5905.51801295112-411-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1226458.525
336Atlanta Braves382117.5537.02001772311-1010-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1245569.444
4713Houston Astros411922.46310.519719708-1311-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1216061.496
5916San Francisco Giants401822.45011.0215237-229-119-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226854.557
61019San Diego Padres421824.42912.0180172810-98-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1204575.375