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Wednesday July 8,1970This 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 1970-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Baltimore Orioles9BoxMoe DrabowskyLindy McDaniel(none)
Kansas City Royals2California Angels3BoxKen TatumTed Abernathy(none)
Washington Senators II5Cleveland Indians6BoxPhil HenniganDarold KnowlesDennis Higgins
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichEd Phillips(none)
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTommy JohnAl Downing(none)
Minnesota Twins8Oakland Athletics6BoxJim PerryCatfish HunterRon Perranoski
San Francisco Giants13Atlanta Braves0BoxGaylord PerryPhil Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs5BoxMilt PappasSteve Renko(none)
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs4BoxDan McGinnKen HoltzmanClaude Raymond
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds1BoxClay KirbyRay WashburnRon Willis
Los Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros5BoxRay LambJack DiLauroJim Brewer
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets7BoxRay SadeckiNelson BrilesRon Taylor
Pittsburgh Pirates0Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRick WiseSteve Blass(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles825230.634--4033158821-1631-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium805624.700
247Detroit Tigers804436.5507.03583411718-2126-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium823547.427
3610New York Yankees824438.5378.03663422420-2424-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I804931.613
4711Boston Red Sox804139.51310.0358363-512-2529-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park824636.561
5816Cleveland Indians813744.45714.5319338-1918-2719-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium813942.481
6917Washington Senators II843747.44016.0351388-3716-2721-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium783345.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins785226.667--40929111827-1525-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium844638.548
235California Angels824933.5985.03382964222-1727-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium803743.463
358Oakland Athletics834538.5429.53703234722-2023-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum794435.557
41022Kansas City Royals813051.37023.5313378-6515-2715-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium813546.432
51123Milwaukee Brewers853154.36524.5340434-949-2821-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium773443.442
61224Chicago White Sox842955.34526.0319435-11615-2914-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park782751.346
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets824636.561--3723056723-1923-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium803743.463
249Pittsburgh Pirates854639.5411.5356353320-2326-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field774334.558
3613Chicago Cubs824141.5005.04103694115-2126-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field804337.538
4815St. Louis Cardinals823943.4767.03713601120-2619-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II803743.463
5918Montreal Expos843549.41712.0338436-9816-2818-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park783840.487
61019Philadelphia Phillies823448.41512.0270373-10318-2417-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium793940.494
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds835924.711--4033119224-1335-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field794336.544
224Los Angeles Dodgers825032.6108.53872889929-1221-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium793742.468
3512Atlanta Braves814140.50617.0377379-218-2223-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium813546.432
4714San Francisco Giants813942.48119.0437468-3116-2123-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park814734.580
51120Houston Astros843450.40525.5368399-3114-2920-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome784533.577
61221San Diego Padres863353.38427.5355403-4818-2815-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium763046.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob JohnsonSS-2B34.126Released by Athletics.