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Thursday July 2,1970This 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 1970-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians10Baltimore Orioles9BoxDennis HigginsMoe DrabowskyDean Chance
Washington Senators II0Boston Red Sox5BoxGary PetersDick Such(none)
Oakland Athletics10Chicago White Sox6BoxMarcel LachemannBarry MooreBob Locker
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers5BoxJoe NiekroMel Stottlemyre(none)
California Angels10Milwaukee Brewers7BoxTom MurphyGene BrabenderKen Tatum
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins5BoxTom HallAl FitzmorrisStan Williams
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim MerrittGeorge Stone(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Montreal Expos13BoxCarl MortonMike TorrezClaude Raymond
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJim BunningGary GentryDick Selma
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxChris ShortDon CardwellDick Selma

Standings as of 1970-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles774829.623--3772997821-1627-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium856025.706
257New York Yankees764333.5664.53433073620-2223-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I865036.581
368Detroit Tigers734033.5486.03353142117-1923-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium893950.438
4712Boston Red Sox723636.5009.5322336-1411-2225-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park905139.567
5816Cleveland Indians733340.45213.0283301-1818-2315-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium894346.483
6917Washington Senators II763442.44713.5314349-3513-2221-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium863650.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins724725.653--37227210024-1523-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium905139.567
234California Angels764531.5924.03132803322-1723-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium864145.477
346Oakland Athletics774433.5715.53532965721-1823-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum854540.529
41022Kansas City Royals742648.35122.0287352-6511-2415-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium883949.443
51123Chicago White Sox772750.35122.5303403-10013-2414-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park852956.341
61224Milwaukee Brewers772750.35122.5317410-939-2817-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium853847.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139New York Mets764036.526--3352855020-1920-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium864343.500
2410Pittsburgh Pirates784137.526--312315-315-2126-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field844836.571
3714Chicago Cubs733637.4932.53453192615-2121-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field894841.539
4815St. Louis Cardinals763739.4873.03453212418-2219-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II863947.453
5919Montreal Expos763343.4347.0303385-8215-2417-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park864046.465
61018Philadelphia Phillies763343.4347.0252346-9418-2416-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium854045.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds765422.711--3812978424-1330-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field864838.558
225Los Angeles Dodgers764432.57910.03452658023-1221-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium854342.506
3511Atlanta Braves743737.50016.0336342-618-2219-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium883949.443
4613San Francisco Giants753738.49316.5404432-2814-2023-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park874938.563
51120Houston Astros773344.42921.5342363-2113-2620-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome854639.541
61221San Diego Padres793148.39224.5340370-3016-2315-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium833251.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank White2B19.301Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.