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Monday July 20,1970This 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 1970-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox2BoxChuck DobsonKen BrettMudcat Grant
Baltimore Orioles14Chicago White Sox5BoxMike CuellarGerry Janeski(none)
Detroit Tigers0Kansas City Royals3BoxJim RookerLes Cain(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins4BoxJim KaatRick AustinRon Perranoski
California Angels1New York Yankees6BoxFritz PetersonAndy Messersmith(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Washington Senators II2BoxJim HannanAl DowningDarold Knowles
Chicago Cubs1Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroKen Holtzman(none)
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves5BoxDon CardwellJoe Decker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros5BoxRon CookBruce Dal Canton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBill SingerWoodie Fryman(none)
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres3BoxPat DobsonMike Marshall(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants7BoxMike DavisonRich FolkersDon McMahon
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGary NolanJerry ReussWayne Granger
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxWayne GrangerBob Chlupsa(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles935736.613--47036810225-1932-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium695118.739
246Detroit Tigers915239.5714.04123882423-2229-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium712744.380
358New York Yankees935043.5387.04093783122-2628-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I694326.623
4711Boston Red Sox904743.5228.54134021115-2732-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park724032.556
5815Washington Senators II934350.46214.0382414-3217-2726-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium692742.391
6916Cleveland Indians914249.46214.0351375-2422-2820-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium713437.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins875730.655--43932111831-1826-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium754134.547
234California Angels925537.5984.53723234926-1929-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium703139.443
3610Oakland Athletics934944.52711.04063624424-2425-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum694029.580
41022Kansas City Royals913457.37425.0340418-7815-2719-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium713140.437
51123Milwaukee Brewers953461.35827.0373482-10912-3421-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium673136.463
61224Chicago White Sox953263.33729.0368504-13617-3215-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park672443.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates945242.553--4013851624-2428-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field683731.544
249New York Mets924943.5332.04103515925-2324-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium703436.486
3613Chicago Cubs914546.4955.54444004417-2528-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field713932.549
4817St. Louis Cardinals924151.44610.0413417-420-2621-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II703535.500
5918Philadelphia Phillies914051.44010.5320414-9424-2717-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium703337.471
61020Montreal Expos934053.43011.5379482-10321-3218-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park693336.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds946628.702--4573619631-1635-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field683632.529
225Los Angeles Dodgers925438.58711.04233309330-1524-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium693336.478
3512Atlanta Braves924646.50019.0436436020-2426-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium703040.429
4714San Francisco Giants904446.48920.0494514-2018-2326-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park724230.583
51119Houston Astros934053.43025.5411444-3314-2926-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome693930.565
61221San Diego Padres963858.39629.0408462-5419-2819-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium662541.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John CumberlandP23.071Traded by Yankees to Giants for Mike McCormick. 
Mike McCormickP31.294Traded by Giants to Yankees for John Cumberland.