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Friday July 17,1970This 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 1970-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Baltimore Orioles5BoxRon PerranoskiEddie Watt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox8BoxSonny SiebertGene BrabenderCal Koonce
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox3BoxTom TimmermannWilbur WoodJohn Hiller
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals0BoxSteve DunningBob JohnsonPhil Hennigan
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees7BoxMel StottlemyreCatfish Hunter(none)
California Angels10Washington Senators II0BoxClyde WrightCasey Cox(none)
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros5BoxLarry DierkerFergie Jenkins(none)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDon SuttonTug McGraw(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave GiustiWayne Simpson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8San Diego Padres3BoxRick WiseClay Kirby(none)
Montreal Expos7San Francisco Giants3BoxCarl MortonJuan MarichalClaude Raymond
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals11BoxNelson BrilesGeorge StoneFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1970-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles895534.618--4423489423-1832-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium735320.726
246Detroit Tigers874938.5635.03993772220-2129-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium753045.400
358New York Yankees894841.5397.03933672622-2626-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I734528.616
4711Boston Red Sox874641.5298.03973851215-2731-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park754134.547
5815Cleveland Indians884048.45514.5342369-2720-2720-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium743638.486
6917Washington Senators II904050.44415.5372411-3917-2723-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium723042.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins845529.655--42831311530-1825-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium784335.551
235California Angels885335.6024.03633105324-1729-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium743341.446
3610Oakland Athletics904842.53310.03973445323-2225-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum724131.569
41022Kansas City Royals873354.37923.5332406-7415-2718-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium753243.427
51123Milwaukee Brewers923359.35926.0360471-11111-3221-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium703238.457
61224Chicago White Sox913160.34127.5350474-12417-3214-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park712546.352
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates915140.560--3893741524-2327-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field713833.535
249New York Mets884741.5342.53923306223-2124-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium743638.486
3512Chicago Cubs874344.4946.04293884115-2328-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field754134.547
4816St. Louis Cardinals884048.4559.5400400020-2620-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II743638.486
5918Montreal Expos893950.43811.0366458-9220-2918-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park733439.466
61120Philadelphia Phillies873750.42512.0300399-9921-2617-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium743638.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds906327.700--4433509328-1535-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field723933.542
224Los Angeles Dodgers885335.6029.04093139630-1523-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium733439.466
3613Atlanta Braves884345.48919.0419425-619-2324-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium743341.446
4714San Francisco Giants864145.47720.0466499-3318-2323-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park764531.592
51019Houston Astros903951.43324.0402426-2414-2925-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome724032.556
61221San Diego Padres923656.39128.0390443-5319-2817-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium702743.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron WashingtonSS-2B18.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.