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Games on 1970-09-18

Top1970 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP115,7522:59Steve HarganTom PhoebusPete Richert (6-2)Fred Lasher (2-9)-Alvin DarkEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP95,4032:27Bill ZeppBart JohnsonBill Zepp (9-4)Bart Johnson (3-6)Ron Perranoski (31)Bill RigneyChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees5Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP911,2022:19Ron KlimkowskiMike KilkennyRon Klimkowski (6-7)Mike Kilkenny (7-6)-Ralph HoukMayo SmithTiger Stadium
ALKansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP910,4242:29Bill ButlerAl DowningAl Downing (5-12)Bill Butler (4-12)Ken Sanders (8)Bob LemonDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP95,3792:21Rudy MayChuck DobsonChuck Dobson (16-13)Ken Tatum (7-4)-Lefty PhillipsJohn McNamaraOakland-Alameda C
NLCincinnati Reds11Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP911,6642:55Tony CloningerPat JarvisTony Cloninger (8-6)Pat Jarvis (16-13)Wayne Granger (33)Sparky AndersonLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLHouston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP912,0722:39Jack BillinghamSandy VanceSandy Vance (6-7)Jack Billingham (12-8)Pete Mikkelsen (5)Harry WalkerWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP902:32Fergie JenkinsBill StonemanFergie Jenkins (20-15)Bill Stoneman (5-15)-Leo DurocherGene MauchJarry Park
NLChicago Cubs5Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP1027,8982:32Bob MillerMike WegenerPhil Regan (5-8)John O'Donoghue (4-3)Bill Hands (1)Leo DurocherGene MauchJarry Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP942,2252:23Steve BlassJim McAndrewSteve Blass (10-12)Jim McAndrew (10-12)Dave Giusti (25)Danny MurtaughGil HodgesShea Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP105,0933:06Frank RebergerDanny CoombsFrank Reberger (7-6)Danny Coombs (10-13)-Charlie FoxPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP912,3852:45Lowell PalmerMike TorrezGrant Jackson (5-15)Nelson Briles (5-7)Dick Selma (22)Frank LucchesiRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1970-09-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1509753.647--72753918846-3251-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium12111.917
234New York Yankees1528468.55314.06325815137-4147-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1091.900
3612Boston Red Sox1507773.51320.07206912931-4646-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park12102.833
4713Detroit Tigers1507674.50721.0634675-4136-3840-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1239.250
5814Cleveland Indians1517378.48324.5615627-1230-4343-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1138.273
6918Washington Senators II1487078.47326.0596615-1930-4140-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium14014.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1509060.600--69156113042-3148-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1284.667
245Oakland Athletics1518368.5507.56375538438-4045-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1165.545
3510California Angels1507971.52711.0579585-641-3538-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1275.583
41021Kansas City Royals1485890.39231.0557653-9625-4733-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1477.500
51122Milwaukee Brewers1515992.39131.5558707-14923-5235-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1165.545
61224Chicago White Sox1475394.36135.5585744-15925-4928-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park15312.200
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1498069.537--6756314435-3945-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1394.692
259Chicago Cubs1507971.5271.576663912733-3746-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1257.417
3611New York Mets1507872.5202.56565886837-3841-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1257.417
4917St. Louis Cardinals1517279.4779.07066921441-3731-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1147.364
51019Montreal Expos1506783.44713.5646761-11530-4536-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1266.500
61120Philadelphia Phillies1516784.44414.0543683-14031-4837-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1064.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1529557.625--7306399144-3551-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1073.700
226Los Angeles Dodgers1508169.54013.06926276545-2936-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1165.545
348San Francisco Giants1518170.53613.5785785035-3846-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1156.455
4715Atlanta Braves1527379.48022.0702727-2533-4640-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1037.300
5816Houston Astros1507278.48022.0689715-2632-4140-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1275.583
61223San Diego Padres1525993.38836.0649752-10329-4630-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1046.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dean ChanceP29.109Purchased by Mets from Indians.