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Sunday August 23,1970This 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 1970-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarMel Queen(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnFritz Peterson(none)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox5BoxMike KekichBob MillerLindy McDaniel
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians8BoxRick AustinBob Locker(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Detroit Tigers1BoxMickey LolichMarty PattinTom Timmermann
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxBob JohnsonSparky Lyle(none)
Washington Senators II11Minnesota Twins1BoxDick BosmanJim Perry(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSteve BlassAlan Foster(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets5BoxRon TaylorWayne Granger(none)
Cincinnati Reds7New York Mets5BoxDon GullettTom Seaver(none)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRick WiseWade BlasingameDick Selma
St. Louis Cardinals8San Diego Padres7BoxFrank LinzyPat Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxJuan MarichalMilt Pappas(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1258045.640--61146814340-2640-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium37289.757
247New York Yankees1266957.54811.55445053932-3537-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I362412.667
358Detroit Tigers1256857.54412.05465301631-3237-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371126.297
4711Boston Red Sox1236360.51216.05805582221-3742-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park392415.615
5815Cleveland Indians1256164.48819.0500528-2828-3733-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium371522.405
6916Washington Senators II1256065.48020.0509525-1625-3535-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1237350.593--5794809935-2738-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium392514.641
235California Angels1256956.5525.05034723134-2635-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium371720.459
369Oakland Athletics1266858.5406.55324627030-3038-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362115.583
41021Kansas City Royals1254877.38426.0475569-9424-4024-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium371720.459
51123Milwaukee Brewers1274780.37028.0479613-13416-4430-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium351817.514
61224Chicago White Sox1294683.35730.0498646-14823-4423-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park331023.303
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates1277057.551--5845315330-3040-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field351916.543
2410New York Mets1256659.5283.05364825432-3134-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium371720.459
3512Chicago Cubs1276562.5125.06485529625-3440-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351916.543
4817St. Louis Cardinals1266066.4769.56055911431-3029-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361620.444
5918Montreal Expos1255669.44813.0547643-9627-4028-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park371720.459
61019Philadelphia Phillies1265670.44413.5453571-11828-3829-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1298445.651--6315389337-2547-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field331815.545
224Los Angeles Dodgers1247054.56511.55985098941-2329-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371720.459
3613San Francisco Giants1256362.50419.0658689-3131-3432-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park372314.622
4714Atlanta Braves1256263.49620.0583594-1126-3436-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium371423.378
51120Houston Astros1265670.44426.5562612-5025-3831-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome362313.639
61222San Diego Padres1274879.37835.0551644-9325-4123-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351520.429