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Games on 1970-06-23

Top1970 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP923,7982:14Jim PalmerRay CulpRay Culp (6-7)Jim Palmer (10-4)-Earl WeaverEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox7California Angels3Boxscore - PBP99,0062:21Gerry JaneskiAndy MessersmithGerry Janeski (7-4)Andy Messersmith (6-7)Wilbur Wood (10)Don GutteridgeLefty PhillipsAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP913,5002:35Bert BlylevenBobby BolinDave Baldwin (2-0)Tom Hall (2-2)-Bill RigneyDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALKansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP95,2732:20Dick DragoChuck DobsonDick Drago (6-4)Chuck Dobson (6-7)Bob Johnson (2)Bob LemonJohn McNamaraOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers2Washington Senators II6Boxscore - PBP914,9352:31Mickey LolichGeorge BrunetGeorge Brunet (5-5)Mickey Lolich (6-8)Darold Knowles (14)Mayo SmithTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP915,1452:19Bill SingerMike McQueenBill Singer (3-2)Mike McQueen (0-2)Pete Mikkelsen (1)Walter AlstonLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLNew York Mets12Chicago Cubs10Boxscore - PBP1028,1183:35Ray SadeckiJoe DeckerRon Taylor (3-3)Phil Regan (4-4)Jim McAndrew (1)Gil HodgesLeo DurocherWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP917,5292:37Mike McCormickGary NolanGary Nolan (8-4)Mike McCormick (2-3)Clay Carroll (6)Charlie FoxSparky AndersonCrosley Field
NLSan Diego Padres1Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP911,6662:15Danny CoombsJack BillinghamJack Billingham (5-1)Danny Coombs (6-6)-Preston GomezHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos2Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP98,2212:40Dan McGinnJim BunningDan McGinn (4-5)Jim Bunning (5-8)Claude Raymond (11)Gene MauchFrank LucchesiShibe Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP97,6542:13Chuck TaylorBob MooseBob Moose (7-6)Chuck Taylor (2-5)-Red SchoendienstDanny MurtaughForbes Field
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1970-06-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles684424.647--3222576519-1225-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium946430.681
234New York Yankees674027.5973.53142684620-1920-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I955342.558
3611Detroit Tigers643331.5169.03002901015-1918-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium984652.469
4714Boston Red Sox643133.48411.0285299-149-2122-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park985642.571
5816Cleveland Indians632934.46012.5246261-1514-1715-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium994752.475
6917Washington Senators II673037.44813.5287311-2412-2018-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium954055.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins624022.645--3182378121-1219-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1005842.580
245California Angels653728.5694.52652372817-1420-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium974948.505
357Oakland Athletics693831.5515.53202784216-1622-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum935142.548
41022Chicago White Sox672542.37317.5272344-7213-2112-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park953164.326
51123Kansas City Royals652441.36917.5254319-6511-1913-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium974156.423
61224Milwaukee Brewers672344.34319.5285367-829-2813-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium954253.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Chicago Cubs643529.547--3172744314-1621-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field984949.500
2510New York Mets653431.5231.52812433816-1518-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium974948.505
3612Pittsburgh Pirates703535.5003.0284293-914-1921-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field925438.587
4713St. Louis Cardinals663234.4854.02932662718-1914-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II964452.458
5918Philadelphia Phillies652936.4466.5217286-6917-1813-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium964452.458
61221Montreal Expos672641.38810.5245354-10914-2311-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park954748.495
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds694821.696--3522767621-1327-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field935439.581
226Los Angeles Dodgers693930.5659.03122407222-1217-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium924844.522
349Atlanta Braves663630.54510.53173051217-1619-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium964056.417
4815San Francisco Giants683236.47115.5369409-4014-1918-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park945440.574
51019Houston Astros703040.42918.5312335-2311-2519-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome924943.533
61120San Diego Padres733043.41120.0320338-1815-1815-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium893356.371


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don BoschOF27.343Traded by Expos to Astros for Mike Marshall. 
Mike MarshallP27.159Traded by Astros to Expos for Don Bosch. 
Milt PappasP31.043Purchased by Cubs from Braves. 
Roberto RodriguezP28.206Purchased by Cubs from Padres.