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Tuesday May 26,1970This 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 1970-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim HardinDean Chance(none)
Washington Senators II7Boston Red Sox5BoxJoe GrzendaGary PetersCasey Cox
Oakland Athletics2California Angels4BoxTom MurphyRollie FingersAndy Messersmith
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers3BoxEarl WilsonMel Stottlemyre(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals1BoxGerry JaneskiBob JohnsonWilbur Wood
Milwaukee Brewers2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim KaatBobby Bolin(none)
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves5BoxJim NashLarry DierkerHoyt Wilhelm
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs6BoxKen HoltzmanSteve Blass(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos2BoxRick WiseBill StonemanDick Selma
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets5BoxRay SadeckiMike Torrez(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres8BoxMike CorkinsJim MerrittTom Dukes
Cincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres4BoxDanny CoombsPedro BorbonRoberto Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers19San Francisco Giants3BoxClaude OsteenRich Robertson(none)

Standings as of 1970-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles443113.705--2201516914-617-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1187741.653
248New York Yankees462422.5228.02061961011-1513-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1166947.595
3610Detroit Tigers402020.5009.018017829-1111-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1225963.484
4715Washington Senators II421923.45211.0173190-176-1113-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1205169.425
5817Boston Red Sox411823.43911.5160171-115-1713-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1216952.570
61123Cleveland Indians391425.35914.5131170-397-137-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1236261.504
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins402812.700--2131526116-512-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1227052.574
234California Angels422814.6671.01941464815-813-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1205862.483
359Oakland Athletics432221.5127.5204178269-1213-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1196752.563
4920Kansas City Royals421725.40512.0176213-379-108-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1204872.400
51021Chicago White Sox431726.39512.5156216-608-109-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1193980.328
61224Milwaukee Brewers421428.33315.0175227-525-208-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1205169.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs392217.564--180153278-1314-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1236261.504
2512New York Mets422121.5002.51721512112-99-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1206258.517
3611St. Louis Cardinals402020.5002.5177167109-1011-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1225666.459
4814Pittsburgh Pirates442024.4554.5176201-259-1311-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1186949.585
51119Montreal Expos411724.4156.0145230-859-137-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1215665.463
61222Philadelphia Phillies421626.3817.5126190-6410-137-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1195762.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds463214.696--2281705815-1017-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1167046.603
225Los Angeles Dodgers432518.5815.52081396913-412-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1186256.525
336Atlanta Braves422418.5716.02121892313-1111-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1205268.433
4713San Francisco Giants452124.46710.5256284-289-1112-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1176552.556
5916Houston Astros452025.44411.5215228-138-1412-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1175958.504
61018San Diego Padres492128.42912.5221214711-1210-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1134271.372


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Pfeil3B26.195Released by Mets. 
Bobby Pfeil3B26.195Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Roberto RodriguezP28.178Purchased by Padres from Athletics.