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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#37 Retired by New York Yankees for Casey Stengel
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Saturday August 8, 1970

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL6Boston Red SoxAL5Box | PBP932,551Fenway ParkNight2:35Daryl PattersonChuck HartensteinTom TimmermannMcAuliffe, Stanley, Yastrzemski
California AngelsAL1Chicago White SoxAL8Box | PBP92,679Comiskey ParkDay2:34Bob MillerRudy MayWilbur WoodRepoz
Milwaukee BrewersAL5Kansas City RoyalsAL3Box | PBP98,383Municipal StadiumNight2:49Marty PattinBill ButlerKen SandersSavage
Oakland AthleticsAL1Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP929,297Metropolitan StadiumDay2:35Luis TiantRollie FingersStan WilliamsBando, Reese
Baltimore OriolesAL4New York YankeesAL2Box | PBP947,194Yankee Stadium IDay2:34Dave McNallyMike Kekich---Murcer, Powell, Rettenmund
Cleveland IndiansAL4Washington Senators IIAL2Box | PBP98,614RFK Memorial StadiumDay2:32Vince ColbertDarold Knowles---Foster, Heidemann, Hinton, Howard
Cincinnati RedsNL10Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP930,491Dodger StadiumDay3:07Tony CloningerBill SingerWayne GrangerCarbo, May, Perez (2), Rose
Chicago CubsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP910,964Connie Mack StadiumDay2:21Chris ShortBill Hands---Santo
New York MetsNL12Pittsburgh PiratesNL9Box | PBP927,843Three Rivers StadiumDay3:44Jerry KoosmanBob VealeGary GentryClemente, Clendenon
Houston AstrosNL5San Francisco GiantsNL6Box | PBP98,023Candlestick ParkDay3:00Don McMahonGeorge Culver---Mayberry, Pitlock
Montreal ExposNL10St. Louis CardinalsNL11Box | PBP917,341Busch Stadium IIDay2:47Al HraboskyClaude Raymond---Hague
11 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 08, 1970

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123Baltimore Orioles1117041.631-55042812232-2338-18513813.745
AL East259Detroit Tigers1116051.54110.04884761226-2634-25511932.373
AL East368New York Yankees1116051.54110.04804473329-3131-20513318.647
AL East4712Boston Red Sox1085454.50014.5487479820-3534-19543321.611
AL East5813Cleveland Indians1125557.49115.5449461-1225-3030-27502129.420
AL East6918Washington Senators II1115061.45020.0443480-3723-3427-27512031.392
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins1076938.645-52539513034-2135-17552926.527
AL West234California Angels1116249.5599.04534242931-2431-25512427.471
AL West347Oakland Athletics1116150.55010.04654065927-2734-23512823.549
AL West41022Kansas City Royals1124270.37529.5426511-8520-3522-35502327.460
AL West51123Chicago White Sox1144272.36830.5447578-13121-3721-35481434.292
AL West61224Milwaukee Brewers1154273.36531.0447575-12815-4126-33472324.489
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East125Pittsburgh Pirates1136350.558-5114723928-2935-21492623.531
NL East2410New York Mets1105951.5362.54824166628-2631-25522428.462
NL East3511Chicago Cubs1125755.5095.55554876823-3134-24502723.540
NL East4816St. Louis Cardinals1115259.46810.0518513528-3024-29512427.471
NL East5917Philadelphia Phillies1105060.45511.5401506-10526-3025-29512328.451
NL East61120Montreal Expos1134964.43414.0489593-10422-3526-30492425.490
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Cincinnati Reds1147737.675-5634699435-2142-16482523.521
NL West236Los Angeles Dodgers1106149.55514.05144328235-2026-29512625.510
NL West3614San Francisco Giants1105456.49121.0600625-2525-3029-26523220.615
NL West4715Atlanta Braves1125458.48222.0535556-2126-3128-27502228.440
NL West51019Houston Astros1125062.44626.0506547-4122-3328-29502921.580
NL West61221San Diego Padres1134469.38932.5483541-5822-3422-35491930.388
24 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season