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Thursday August 6,1970This 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 1970-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox7BoxGerry JaneskiAl DowningWilbur Wood
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians4BoxDean ChanceMike Cuellar(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians1BoxJim HardinSteve Dunning(none)
Oakland Athletics3Kansas City Royals5BoxAl FitzmorrisBob LockerTed Abernathy
California Angels1Minnesota Twins2BoxStan WilliamsPaul Doyle(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees1BoxMike KilkennyMel Stottlemyre(none)
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees7BoxRon KlimkowskiJohn HillerLindy McDaniel
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators II5BoxCasey CoxGary PetersDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJim NashClaude OsteenHoyt Wilhelm
Chicago Cubs4Montreal Expos2BoxKen HoltzmanCarl Morton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDock EllisJim Bunning(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxBruce Dal CantonBill Champion(none)
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres6BoxJack BillinghamDanny CoombsGeorge Culver
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants9BoxFrank RebergerRay Washburn(none)
New York Mets0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxNelson BrilesTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1096940.633--54241612631-2238-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium533914.736
368New York Yankees1095950.54110.04734423129-3130-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I533419.642
259Detroit Tigers1095950.54110.04814661525-2534-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium532033.377
4712Boston Red Sox1065353.50014.5479472719-3534-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park563422.607
5815Cleveland Indians1105357.48216.5435455-2024-3029-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium522329.442
6916Washington Senators II1095059.45919.0440473-3323-3427-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium532033.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1056738.638--52039312734-2133-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium573126.544
335California Angels1096148.5608.04464123430-2331-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium532528.472
246Oakland Athletics1096148.5608.04634016227-2534-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532825.528
41022Kansas City Royals1094069.36729.0409504-9520-3520-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium532528.472
51124Chicago White Sox1124171.36629.5435571-13621-3720-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park501535.300
61223Milwaukee Brewers1124171.36629.5440558-11814-3926-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium502426.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1116249.559--4964593728-2934-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field512724.529
2410New York Mets1085850.5372.54694016827-2531-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium542529.463
3511Chicago Cubs1105753.5184.55514777423-2934-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field522725.519
4817St. Louis Cardinals1095059.45911.0505502328-3022-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II532627.491
51019Philadelphia Phillies1084860.44412.5391502-11126-3023-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium532528.472
61120Montreal Expos1114962.44113.0478580-10222-3326-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park512427.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1127537.670--5494628733-2142-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field502723.540
224Los Angeles Dodgers1086147.56512.05074188935-2026-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium532627.491
3613San Francisco Giants1085355.49120.0592609-1725-3028-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park543321.611
4714Atlanta Braves1105357.48221.0526548-2225-3028-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium522329.442
5918Houston Astros1104961.44525.0490539-4921-3228-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome523022.577
61221San Diego Padres1114368.38731.5475532-5722-3421-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium512031.392