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Thursday August 20,1970This 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 1970-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins3BoxMel StottlemyreBill ZeppLindy McDaniel
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves6BoxRon ReedBarry Lersch(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1227844.639--59846013840-2638-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium403010.750
257New York Yankees1226755.54911.05314933830-3337-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I402614.650
369Detroit Tigers1226557.53313.05345241031-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium401426.350
4711Boston Red Sox1206258.51715.05685511720-3542-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422517.595
6815Washington Senators II1225864.47520.0490516-2623-3435-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium401228.300
5916Cleveland Indians1225864.47520.0480514-3428-3730-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium401822.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1207248.600--57046110935-2737-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422616.619
235California Angels1226854.5575.04954593633-2435-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium401822.450
346Oakland Athletics1236855.5535.55184427630-2738-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392118.538
41022Milwaukee Brewers1244777.37927.0473601-12816-4130-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium381820.474
51123Kansas City Royals1224676.37727.0468557-8924-4022-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium401921.475
61224Chicago White Sox1254481.35230.5486633-14723-4421-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park371225.324
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1246856.548--5705284228-2940-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field382117.553
2410New York Mets1216457.5292.55204675332-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium411922.463
3512Chicago Cubs1246460.5164.06295438624-3240-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field382018.526
4817St. Louis Cardinals1235766.46310.5576576028-3029-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391920.487
51019Montreal Expos1235469.43913.5537638-10127-4026-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391920.487
61120Philadelphia Phillies1225369.43414.0437558-12128-3826-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium392019.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1258243.656--6165229435-2347-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field372017.541
224Los Angeles Dodgers1216952.57011.059549510041-2328-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium401822.450
3613Atlanta Braves1236261.50419.0578584-626-3236-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium391425.359
4714San Francisco Giants1226161.50019.5649670-2131-3430-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park402515.625
5918Houston Astros1225567.45125.5549596-4724-3531-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome402416.600
61221San Diego Padres1244876.38733.5536615-7925-4123-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381523.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Floyd WickerOF27.342Purchased by Brewers from Expos.