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Wednesday August 12,1970This 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 1970-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox7BoxGary PetersJim Rooker(none)
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox3BoxTed AbernathyKen Brett(none)
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels4BoxDave McNallyRudy MayPete Richert
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxGene BrabenderTom TimmermannBobby Bolin
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees1BoxBart JohnsonStan BahnsenWilbur Wood
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics11BoxMarcel LachemannRick AustinBob Locker
Minnesota Twins3Washington Senators II5BoxJim HannanLuis TiantJoe Grzenda
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves8BoxBob PriddyBill StonemanHoyt Wilhelm
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs3BoxDon CarrithersBill HandsDon McMahon
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds1BoxGary GentryTony Cloninger(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerGrant Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxPete MikkelsenBob MooseCharlie Hough
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob GibsonRon Willis(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1157342.635--57844713135-2438-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium473512.745
258New York Yankees1156253.53911.05034693429-3133-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I473116.660
3610Detroit Tigers1156154.53012.0509501827-2934-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium471829.383
4711Boston Red Sox1125755.50914.55155011420-3537-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park503020.600
5815Cleveland Indians1165660.48317.5467488-2126-3330-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium462026.435
6917Washington Senators II1155362.46120.0461494-3323-3430-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium471730.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1126943.616--53641911734-2335-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502921.580
235Oakland Athletics1166650.5695.04984217730-2736-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462323.500
346California Angels1156451.5576.54684392933-2431-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium472225.468
41022Kansas City Royals1154372.37427.5436525-8921-3622-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium472225.468
51123Milwaukee Brewers1184474.37328.0458584-12616-4127-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium442123.477
61224Chicago White Sox1184375.36429.0456597-14122-3821-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park441331.295
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1176453.547--5295012828-2936-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field452520.556
249New York Mets1146153.5351.54984356330-2831-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium482226.458
3512Chicago Cubs1165957.5094.55675016624-3235-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field462521.543
4816St. Louis Cardinals1155560.4788.05445341028-3027-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472126.447
5918Philadelphia Phillies1145262.45610.5414520-10627-3126-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium472126.447
61120Montreal Expos1175067.42714.0503612-10923-3826-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park452322.511
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1187840.661--5784928635-2343-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field442420.545
224Los Angeles Dodgers1146549.57011.055044610437-2028-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472225.468
3613San Francisco Giants1145658.49120.0618640-2226-3130-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park483018.625
4714Atlanta Braves1155659.48720.5546567-2126-3230-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium472027.426
51019Houston Astros1165264.44825.0523564-4123-3429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome462719.587
61221San Diego Padres1164571.38832.0501559-5822-3623-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium461828.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BoutonP31.157Released by Astros.