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Games on 1970-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn HillerPete RichertTom Timmermann
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox5BoxSonny SiebertSteve Dunning(none)
Oakland Athletics7California Angels4BoxCatfish HunterRudy MayMudcat Grant
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxTed AbernathyDave Baldwin(none)
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins3BoxWilbur WoodDick WoodsonJerry Crider
Washington Senators II2New York Yankees4BoxRon KlimkowskiCasey CoxJack Aker
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves2BoxPat JarvisDave Roberts(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Chicago Cubs6BoxSteve BlassKen HoltzmanLuke Walker
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs7BoxMilt PappasBob VealeLarry Gura
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim McGlothlinJack BillinghamWayne Granger
St. Louis Cardinals0Montreal Expos8BoxSteve RenkoSteve Carlton(none)
New York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTom SeaverGrant Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants2BoxAlan FosterGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles794930.620--3863058121-1628-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium835924.711
257New York Yankees784434.5644.53503133720-2224-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I844935.583
368Detroit Tigers754134.5476.03413231818-2023-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium873849.437
4711Boston Red Sox753936.5208.0334342-811-2228-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park874839.552
5816Washington Senators II783543.44913.5320356-3614-2321-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium843549.417
6918Cleveland Indians763343.43414.5289313-2418-2615-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium864343.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins744826.649--38327910424-1524-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium885038.568
235California Angels784632.5904.03212873422-1724-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium844044.476
346Oakland Athletics794534.5705.53603045622-1923-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum834439.530
41022Kansas City Royals772948.37720.5304364-6014-2415-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium853649.424
51123Chicago White Sox792851.35422.5310414-10414-2514-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park832855.337
61224Milwaukee Brewers802753.33824.0329427-989-2817-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium823844.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139New York Mets784236.538--3462905622-1920-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium844143.488
2410Pittsburgh Pirates814338.5310.5340342-217-2226-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field814635.568
3613St. Louis Cardinals783840.4874.03543361819-2319-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II843846.452
4714Chicago Cubs763739.4874.03723472515-2122-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field864739.547
5917Montreal Expos783444.4368.0318394-7615-2418-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park843945.464
61120Philadelphia Phillies783345.4239.0257357-10018-2416-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium834043.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds795623.709--3913078424-1332-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field834637.554
224Los Angeles Dodgers784632.5909.53602738725-1221-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium834142.494
3512Atlanta Braves774037.51915.0355348718-2222-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium853649.424
4815San Francisco Giants773740.48118.0412447-3514-2023-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park854936.576
51019Houston Astros803446.42522.5352373-2114-2820-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome824537.549
61221San Diego Padres823151.37826.5346389-4316-2615-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium803248.400