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Friday August 14,1970This 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 1970-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox8BoxRay CulpBill Zepp(none)
Detroit Tigers3California Angels7BoxClyde WrightMickey LolichAndy Messersmith
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBobby BolinDean Chance(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxLindy McDanielDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Oakland Athletics4BoxChuck DobsonJim HardinMudcat Grant
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators II6BoxJoe GrzendaWilbur Wood(none)
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves10BoxRon ReedNolan Ryan(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves2BoxJerry KoosmanPat JarvisRich Folkers
Los Angeles Dodgers13Chicago Cubs9BoxFred NormanLarry GuraCharlie Hough
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds4BoxRick WiseMel BehneyJoe Hoerner
Montreal Expos10Houston Astros2BoxSteve RenkoRon Cook(none)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxOrlando PenaDave Roberts(none)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxLuke WalkerPat Dobson(none)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxChuck TaylorDon McMahon(none)
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDon McMahonTom HilgendorfMike Davison

Standings as of 1970-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1177344.624--58045412635-2638-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium453510.778
258New York Yankees1176453.5479.05104743629-3135-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I452916.644
3610Detroit Tigers1176156.52112.0514511327-3134-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium451827.400
4711Boston Red Sox1145856.50913.55265131320-3538-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park482919.604
5815Cleveland Indians1185761.48316.5474495-2127-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium441925.432
6917Washington Senators II1175562.47018.0468499-3123-3432-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium451530.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1146945.605--53742810934-2535-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482919.604
235Oakland Athletics1186751.5684.05054258030-2737-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442222.500
346California Angels1176651.5644.54784443433-2433-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium452025.444
41022Milwaukee Brewers1204674.38326.0465589-12416-4129-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium421923.452
51123Kansas City Royals1174473.37626.5449531-8222-3722-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium452124.467
61224Chicago White Sox1204377.35829.0464607-14322-4021-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park421329.310
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1196653.555--5415033828-2938-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field432320.535
249New York Mets1176255.5303.05054535231-3031-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium452124.467
3512Chicago Cubs1186058.5085.55825176524-3236-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field442420.545
4816St. Louis Cardinals1185662.4759.5557549828-3028-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442024.455
5918Philadelphia Phillies1165363.45711.5422528-10628-3226-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium452025.444
61120Montreal Expos1195168.42915.0514618-10424-3926-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park432221.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1207941.658--5884989035-2344-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field422319.548
224Los Angeles Dodgers1156649.57410.556345510838-2028-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462125.457
3613Atlanta Braves1185860.49220.0562574-1226-3232-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium441826.409
4714San Francisco Giants1175760.48720.5627652-2527-3330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park452916.644
51019Houston Astros1185365.44925.0529577-4823-3430-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome442618.591
61221San Diego Padres1194673.38732.5512578-6623-3823-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium431726.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank BertainaP26.122Purchased by Cardinals from Orioles.