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Games on 1970-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox5BoxKen BrettJoe NiekroVicente Romo
Kansas City Royals0California Angels1BoxTom BradleyJim Rooker(none)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMarty PattinBill ZeppKen Sanders
Baltimore Orioles8New York Yankees4BoxJim PalmerMel StottlemyrePete Richert
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics4BoxBob LockerWilbur Wood(none)
Cleveland Indians4Washington Senators II2BoxSteve HarganJim HannanDennis Higgins
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves11BoxGeorge StoneAlan Foster(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs7BoxFergie JenkinsChris Short(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds7BoxTony CloningerSkip PitlockClay Carroll
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros0BoxClay KirbyJack Billingham(none)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSteve CarltonGary Gentry(none)

Standings as of 1970-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1368749.640--66649916742-2845-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium26215.808
245New York Yankees1377661.55511.55835424134-3642-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I25178.680
3610Detroit Tigers1367165.52216.0590600-1033-3538-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium26818.308
4712Boston Red Sox1357065.51916.56546203425-4045-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park271710.630
5815Cleveland Indians1366670.48521.0554577-2330-3936-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium261016.385
6917Washington Senators II1356471.47422.5544557-1327-3937-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium27621.222
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1337855.586--61150610538-3140-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium29209.690
234California Angels1357659.5633.05445202439-2837-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium271017.370
357Oakland Athletics1357362.5416.05664976932-3441-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271611.593
41022Kansas City Royals1355283.38527.0501602-10125-4227-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium271314.481
51123Milwaukee Brewers1375285.38028.0520655-13520-4731-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium251312.520
61224Chicago White Sox1384989.35531.5543701-15823-4726-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park24717.292
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Pittsburgh Pirates1357164.526--6175754231-3740-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field27189.667
249Chicago Cubs1367165.5220.570057812229-3642-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field261313.500
3513New York Mets1357065.5191.05935355835-3535-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium271314.481
4816St. Louis Cardinals1366571.4786.5640632835-3230-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II261115.423
51019Philadelphia Phillies1356273.4599.0493621-12829-4034-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium261115.423
61120Montreal Expos1345975.44011.5584688-10427-4031-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park281414.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1388850.638--6625729039-2949-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field241410.583
226Los Angeles Dodgers1347460.55212.06315458643-2531-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium271314.481
3611San Francisco Giants1357065.51916.5703728-2532-3638-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park271611.593
4714Atlanta Braves1366769.49320.0639647-829-3838-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium26917.346
5918Houston Astros1356372.46723.5601644-4328-3835-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome271611.593
61221San Diego Padres1355283.38534.5569667-9827-4225-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium271116.407