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Tuesday June 16,1970This 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 1970-06-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox2BoxMel StottlemyreTommy John(none)
California Angels2Cleveland Indians9BoxRich HandAndy Messersmith(none)
Oakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers5BoxMike KilkennyRollie Fingers(none)
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals5BoxGary PetersBill ButlerJose Santiago
Washington Senators II3Minnesota Twins7BoxJim PerryJoe Grzenda(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDon SuttonBob Veale(none)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos5BoxMilt PappasCarl MortonMike McQueen
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets8BoxJim McAndrewJim Merritt(none)
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJoe HoernerJim Bouton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0San Diego Padres4BoxDave RobertsSteve Carlton(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants3BoxGaylord PerryBill Hands(none)

Standings as of 1970-06-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles613922.639--2872216618-1121-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1016932.683
234New York Yankees623725.5972.52822404217-1720-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1005644.560
3610Detroit Tigers583028.5177.5270261913-1617-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1044955.471
4713Boston Red Sox572829.4919.0247259-128-2120-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1055946.562
5815Washington Senators II602832.46710.5257278-2111-1517-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1024260.412
6917Cleveland Indians582632.44811.5224239-1514-1712-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1045054.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins563818.679--2952158019-919-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1066046.566
245California Angels613526.5745.52502203017-1418-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1015150.505
359Oakland Athletics623428.5487.02852454016-1518-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1005545.550
41022Chicago White Sox612239.36118.5243317-7411-1811-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1013467.337
51123Kansas City Royals592138.35618.5233294-6110-1811-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1034459.427
61224Milwaukee Brewers612041.32820.5263347-847-2612-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1014556.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago Cubs563224.571--2772383912-1620-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1065254.491
2511New York Mets603129.5173.02422162614-1517-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1025250.510
3612Pittsburgh Pirates633132.4924.5261272-1114-1817-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field995841.586
4816St. Louis Cardinals582731.4666.02632441913-1614-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1044955.471
51120Philadelphia Phillies592534.4248.5198266-6816-1710-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1024854.471
61221Montreal Expos592336.39010.5217317-10012-1910-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1035053.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds624418.710--3162348220-1324-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1005842.580
237Atlanta Braves583226.55210.02792582116-1516-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1044460.423
348Los Angeles Dodgers623428.54810.02752205518-1016-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium995346.535
4714San Francisco Giants612932.47514.5335377-4211-1718-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1015744.564
5918San Diego Padres672938.43317.5309307215-1614-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium953461.358
61019Houston Astros632736.42917.5283306-2310-2117-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome995247.525