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Wednesday August 5,1970This 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 1970-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerSonny Siebert(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox9BoxJim MagnusonGene BrabenderDanny Murphy
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians3BoxFritz PetersonSam McDowellLindy McDaniel
Washington Senators II1Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichJim Shellenback(none)
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals1BoxChuck DobsonDick Drago(none)
California Angels7Minnesota Twins5BoxMel QueenRon Perranoski(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxAlan FosterGeorge Stone(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos6BoxMike WegenerMilt Pappas(none)
Chicago Cubs11Montreal Expos3BoxLarry GuraSteve Renko(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxLuke WalkerRick Wise(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres3BoxFred GladdingTom Dukes(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants5BoxGaylord PerryJim McGlothlin(none)
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDanny FrisellaSteve CarltonRon Taylor

Standings as of 1970-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1076839.636--53541112430-2138-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium554015.727
368New York Yankees1075849.54210.04654353029-3129-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I553520.636
259Detroit Tigers1075849.54210.04744581624-2434-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium552134.382
4712Boston Red Sox1055352.50514.04774671019-3434-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park573423.596
5814Cleveland Indians1085256.48116.5430448-1824-3028-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium542430.444
6916Washington Senators II1084959.45419.5435471-3623-3426-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1046638.635--51839212634-2132-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium583226.552
336California Angels1086147.5657.04454103530-2231-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium542529.463
245Oakland Athletics1086147.5657.04603966427-2434-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542826.519
41022Milwaukee Brewers1114170.36928.5437551-11414-3826-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium512427.471
51123Kansas City Royals1083969.36129.0404501-9720-3519-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium542628.481
61224Chicago White Sox1114071.36029.5428568-14021-3719-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park511635.314
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1096049.550--4844562828-2932-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field532924.547
2410New York Mets1075849.5421.04693987127-2431-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium552530.455
3511Chicago Cubs1095653.5144.05474757222-2934-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field532825.528
4817St. Louis Cardinals1084959.45410.5502502028-3021-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542727.500
5918Philadelphia Phillies1064858.45310.5388490-10226-2823-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552530.455
61019Montreal Expos1104961.44511.5476576-10022-3326-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park522428.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1117536.676--5464539333-2042-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field512724.529
224Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.57012.05064149235-2026-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium542628.481
3613San Francisco Giants1075255.48621.0583606-2325-3027-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park553421.618
4715Atlanta Braves1095257.47722.0522547-2524-3028-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium532429.453
51120Houston Astros1094861.44026.0482533-5120-3228-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome533122.585
61221San Diego Padres1104367.39131.5469524-5522-3421-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium522032.385