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Monday August 24,1970This date in baseball
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Games on 1970-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Kansas City Royals8BoxTom BurgmeierRon Klimkowski(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxFergie JenkinsSandy Vance(none)
Atlanta Braves6Montreal Expos0BoxGeorge StoneBill Stoneman(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-24

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
247Detroit Tigers1256857.54412.05465301631-3237-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371126.297
358New York Yankees1276958.54312.05515133832-3637-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I352411.686
4712Boston 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 Royals1264977.38925.5483576-9324-4025-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium361620.444
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
3511Chicago Cubs1286662.5164.56525549826-3440-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field341816.529
4817St. Louis Cardinals1266066.4769.56055911431-3029-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361620.444
51020Montreal Expos1265670.44413.5547649-10227-4028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park361719.472
6919Philadelphia 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 Dodgers1257055.56012.06005138741-2329-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium361719.472
3613San Francisco Giants1256362.50419.0658689-3131-3432-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park372314.622
4714Atlanta Braves1266363.50019.5589594-527-3436-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium361323.361
51118Houston 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


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sergio FerrerSS-2B19.207Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Larry HarlowOF18.285Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles.