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Saturday August 22,1970This 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 1970-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndy MessersmithEddie WattMel Queen
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox3BoxBart JohnsonStan BahnsenWilbur Wood
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians6BoxDennis HigginsMarcel Lachemann(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers5BoxDenny McLainLew Krausse(none)
Boston Red Sox8Kansas City Royals1BoxGary PetersJim Rooker(none)
Washington Senators II5Minnesota Twins4BoxHoracio PinaTom Hall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBruce Dal CantonPete Mikkelsen(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RenkoJim NashHowie Reed
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets2BoxJim MerrittTug McGrawWayne Granger
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJoe HoernerFred Gladding(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Diego Padres0BoxBob GibsonDanny Coombs(none)
Chicago Cubs15San Francisco Giants0BoxKen HoltzmanGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1247945.637--60546314240-2639-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium38299.763
246New York Yankees1246856.54811.05374983931-3437-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I382513.658
369Detroit Tigers1246757.54012.05455301531-3236-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381226.316
4711Boston Red Sox1226359.51615.05775542321-3642-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402416.600
5815Cleveland Indians1246064.48419.0492522-3028-3732-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium381622.421
6916Washington Senators II1245965.47620.0498524-2624-3535-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium381127.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1227349.598--57846910935-2738-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium402515.625
235California Angels1246955.5565.04984663234-2535-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium381721.447
358Oakland Athletics1256857.5446.55264547230-2938-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372116.568
41022Kansas City Royals1244777.37927.0471566-9524-4023-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium381820.474
51123Milwaukee Brewers1264779.37328.0479612-13316-4330-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium361818.500
61224Chicago White Sox1274582.35430.5491639-14823-4422-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park351124.314
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1266957.548--5735314229-3040-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field362016.556
2410New York Mets1236558.5282.55264715532-3133-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium391821.462
3512Chicago Cubs1266561.5164.06455489725-3340-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361917.528
4817St. Louis Cardinals1255966.4729.55975841330-3029-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371720.459
5919Montreal Expos1255669.44812.5547643-9627-4028-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park371720.459
61120Philadelphia Phillies1255570.44013.5449571-12228-3828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium361818.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1278344.654--6205289236-2447-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field351916.543
224Los Angeles Dodgers1237053.56911.059849810041-2329-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium381721.447
3613San Francisco Giants1246262.50019.5654686-3231-3431-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park382414.632
4714Atlanta Braves1256263.49620.0583594-1126-3436-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium371423.378
51018Houston Astros1255669.44826.0562608-4625-3731-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome372314.622
61221San Diego Padres1264878.38134.5544636-9225-4123-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361521.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ike HamptonC19.000Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.