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Friday August 21,1970This 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 1970-08-21

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave McNallyTom Murphy(none)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox2BoxSteve KlineGerry JaneskiLindy McDaniel
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians6BoxSam McDowellCatfish HunterRick Austin
Milwaukee Brewers4Detroit Tigers6BoxLes CainAl Downing(none)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals2BoxTed AbernathyKen Brett(none)
Washington Senators II3Minnesota Twins4BoxStan WilliamsCasey Cox(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxClaude OsteenBob Veale(none)
Atlanta Braves4Montreal Expos6BoxCarl MortonPhil NiekroHowie Reed
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets4BoxJerry KoosmanTony Cloninger(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxJim BunningJack Billingham(none)
Houston Astros9Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon WilsonGrant Jackson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals14San Diego Padres8BoxNelson BrilesEarl WilsonChuck Taylor
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants5BoxFrank RebergerBill Hands(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1237944.642--60346014340-2639-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium392910.744
245New York Yankees1236855.55311.05354954031-3337-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I392514.641
369Detroit Tigers1236657.53713.05405281231-3235-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391326.333
4711Boston Red Sox1216259.51216.05695531620-3642-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412516.610
5815Cleveland Indians1235964.48020.0486517-3128-3731-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium391722.436
6916Washington Senators II1235865.47221.0493520-2723-3535-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium391227.308
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1217348.603--57446411035-2738-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium412516.610
236California Angels1236855.5536.04954643133-2535-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium391821.462
357Oakland Athletics1246856.5486.55214487330-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382117.553
41022Kansas City Royals1234776.38227.0470558-8824-4023-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium391821.462
51123Milwaukee Brewers1254778.37628.0477607-13016-4230-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium371819.486
61224Chicago White Sox1264482.34931.5488637-14923-4421-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park361224.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1256857.544--5715304128-3040-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field372116.568
2410New York Mets1226557.5331.55244685632-3133-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium401822.450
3512Chicago Cubs1256461.5124.06305488224-3340-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field372017.541
4817St. Louis Cardinals1245866.4689.5590584629-3029-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381820.474
51019Montreal Expos1245569.44412.5543642-9927-4027-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park381820.474
61120Philadelphia Phillies1245470.43513.5447570-12328-3827-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium371918.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1268244.651--6175269135-2447-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field362016.556
224Los Angeles Dodgers1227052.57410.059749610141-2329-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium391722.436
3613San Francisco Giants1236261.50418.5654671-1731-3431-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park392415.615
4714Atlanta Braves1246262.50019.0582590-826-3336-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium381424.368
5918Houston Astros1245668.45225.0561606-4525-3631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome382315.605
61221San Diego Padres1254877.38433.5544629-8525-4123-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371522.405

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry Royster3B-2B17.307Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.