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Saturday August 8,1970This 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 1970-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox5BoxDaryl PattersonChuck HartensteinTom Timmermann
California Angels1Chicago White Sox8BoxBob MillerRudy MayWilbur Wood
Milwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals3BoxMarty PattinBill ButlerKen Sanders
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins3BoxLuis TiantRollie FingersStan Williams
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees2BoxDave McNallyMike Kekich(none)
Cleveland Indians4Washington Senators II2BoxVince ColbertDarold Knowles(none)
Cincinnati Reds10Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTony CloningerBill SingerWayne Granger
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxChris ShortBill Hands(none)
New York Mets12Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJerry KoosmanBob VealeGary Gentry
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants6BoxDon McMahonGeorge Culver(none)
Montreal Expos10St. Louis Cardinals11BoxAl HraboskyClaude Raymond(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1117041.631--55042812232-2338-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium513813.745
368New York Yankees1116051.54110.04804473329-3131-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I513318.647
259Detroit Tigers1116051.54110.04884761226-2634-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium511932.373
4712Boston Red Sox1085454.50014.5487479820-3534-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park543321.611
5813Cleveland Indians1125557.49115.5449461-1225-3030-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium502129.420
6918Washington Senators II1115061.45020.0443480-3723-3427-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium512031.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1076938.645--52539513034-2135-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552926.527
234California Angels1116249.5599.04534242931-2431-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium512427.471
347Oakland Athletics1116150.55010.04654065927-2734-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512823.549
41022Kansas City Royals1124270.37529.5426511-8520-3522-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium502327.460
51123Chicago White Sox1144272.36830.5447578-13121-3721-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park481434.292
61224Milwaukee Brewers1154273.36531.0447575-12815-4126-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium472324.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1136350.558--5114723928-2935-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field492623.531
2410New York Mets1105951.5362.54824166628-2631-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium522428.462
3511Chicago Cubs1125755.5095.55554876823-3134-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502723.540
4816St. Louis Cardinals1115259.46810.0518513528-3024-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II512427.471
5917Philadelphia Phillies1105060.45511.5401506-10526-3025-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium512328.451
61120Montreal Expos1134964.43414.0489593-10422-3526-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park492425.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1147737.675--5634699435-2142-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field482523.521
236Los Angeles Dodgers1106149.55514.05144328235-2026-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium512625.510
3614San Francisco Giants1105456.49121.0600625-2525-3029-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park523220.615
4715Atlanta Braves1125458.48222.0535556-2126-3128-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium502228.440
51019Houston Astros1125062.44626.0506547-4122-3328-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome502921.580
61221San Diego Padres1134469.38932.5483541-5822-3422-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491930.388