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Friday June 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 1970-06-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox4BoxBob MillerJim KaatJerry Crider
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers7BoxJoe NiekroRich Hand(none)
California Angels5Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve KealeyBill ButlerEddie Fisher
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBob HumphreysChuck Dobson(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Washington Senators II2BoxDave McNallyJoe Coleman(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros2BoxWayne SimpsonJim BoutonWayne Granger
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxClaude OsteenClay Kirby(none)
New York Mets5Montreal Expos6BoxSteve RenkoJim McAndrewClaude Raymond
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants4BoxGaylord PerryRon Reed(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob GibsonRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1970-06-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles714625.648--3522737921-1325-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium916229.681
234New York Yankees704228.6003.53242804420-1922-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I925141.554
368Detroit Tigers673631.5378.03122941817-1919-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium954352.453
4713Boston Red Sox663234.48511.5299317-189-2123-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park965541.573
5816Cleveland Indians673037.44814.0259278-1915-2015-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium954649.484
6919Washington Senators II703040.42915.5292328-3612-2018-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium924052.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins654124.631--3242477722-1419-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium975740.588
245California Angels694128.5942.02822463618-1423-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium934548.484
357Oakland Athletics713932.5495.03272824516-1723-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum915041.549
41022Chicago White Sox712645.36618.0281358-7713-2413-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park913061.330
51123Kansas City Royals672443.35818.0259329-7011-2013-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium954154.432
61224Milwaukee Brewers702545.35718.5294373-799-2815-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium924052.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139New York Mets693732.536--3092585119-1618-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium934647.495
2511Chicago Cubs673532.5221.03262972914-1621-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field954946.516
3612Pittsburgh Pirates723735.5141.5291298-714-1923-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field905238.578
4714St. Louis Cardinals693336.4784.03052733218-2115-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II934350.462
5917Philadelphia Phillies683038.4416.5220303-8317-1914-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium934350.462
61121Montreal Expos702842.4009.5261362-10115-2412-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park924547.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds715021.704--3602827822-1328-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field915239.571
226Los Angeles Dodgers714130.5779.03232418223-1218-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium904644.511
3410Atlanta Braves683632.52912.5318316217-1719-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium944054.426
4815San Francisco Giants703337.47116.5377415-3814-2019-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park925339.576
51018Houston Astros723141.43119.5319342-2311-2520-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome904842.533
61220San Diego Padres753045.40022.0325347-2215-2015-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium873354.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John Kennedy3B-SS29.028Purchased by Red Sox from Brewers.