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Sunday August 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 1970-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals8Baltimore Orioles10BoxMike CuellarJim RookerEddie Watt
Boston Red Sox3California Angels8BoxTom BradleyVicente RomoMel Queen
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox2BoxRich HandJerry CriderDennis Higgins
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox8BoxWilbur WoodDick Ellsworth(none)
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers3BoxBill ZeppJoe NiekroStan Williams
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJohn GelnarRon Klimkowski(none)
Washington Senators II6Oakland Athletics2BoxJim HannanDiego SeguiDarold Knowles
Washington Senators II0Oakland Athletics1BoxMudcat GrantHoracio Pina(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Atlanta Braves7BoxDock EllisJim NashDave Giusti
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxWayne GrangerJim Colborn(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxBob GibsonJack Billingham(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Montreal Expos3BoxRay LambJohn StrohmayerJim Brewer
San Diego Padres3New York Mets0BoxDanny CoombsJim McAndrewTom Dukes
San Diego Padres4New York Mets2BoxRon WillisDanny Frisella(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxFred WenzMike Davison(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1056639.629--52740911830-2136-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium574215.737
257Detroit Tigers1045747.5488.54704492124-2433-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium582236.379
369New York Yankees1055748.5439.04574263128-3029-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I573621.632
4711Boston Red Sox1035350.51512.04754591619-3234-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593425.576
5813Cleveland Indians1065155.48115.5421440-1924-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium562531.446
6917Washington Senators II1054758.44819.0426467-4121-3326-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium572334.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1006436.640--50437812634-2130-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium623428.548
335California Angels1055946.5627.54304012928-2131-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium572730.474
246Oakland Athletics1055946.5627.54523876526-2433-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum573027.526
41022Milwaukee Brewers1074067.37427.5427533-10613-3526-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium552530.455
51123Kansas City Royals1053867.36228.5395493-9819-3419-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium572730.474
61224Chicago White Sox1083870.35230.0415557-14221-3717-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park541836.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1065848.547--4764463027-2831-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field563125.554
2410New York Mets1045648.5381.04593897026-2430-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium582731.466
3512Chicago Cubs1055451.5143.55284616720-2734-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field573027.526
4816Philadelphia Phillies1034855.4668.5385479-9426-2723-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium582533.431
5918St. Louis Cardinals1054758.44810.5492494-226-3021-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II572928.509
61019Montreal Expos1064759.44311.0457559-10222-3324-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park562630.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1087434.685--5284379132-1842-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field542826.519
224Los Angeles Dodgers1046044.57712.04883969235-2025-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium572730.474
3614Atlanta Braves1055055.47622.5506526-2022-2828-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium572631.456
4715San Francisco Giants1044955.47123.0562597-3523-3026-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park583721.638
51120Houston Astros1054659.43826.5469516-4719-3227-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome573324.579
61221San Diego Padres1074265.39331.5455505-5022-3420-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium552134.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin Collins3B-2B23.363Purchased by Tigers from Expos.