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Friday, August 8,1969

Friday, August 8,1969

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Minnesota Twins 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Marcelino Lopez Ron Perranoski -- 20,487 3:06
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 California Angels 7 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Ken Tatum Lee Stange -- 28,608 3:21
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Detroit Tigers 7 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Joe Sparma Joe Horlen Pat Dobson 0 2:30
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Detroit Tigers 9 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Fred Lasher Paul Edmondson John Hiller 13,583 2:53
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Kansas City Royals 4 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paul Wally Bunker Stan Williams 12,132 2:53
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Oakland Athletics 5 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Paul Lindblad Jack Aker -- 0 3:17
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Oakland Athletics 0 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Al Downing Catfish Hunter -- 23,337 2:16
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Seattle Pilots 3 Washington Senators II 10 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Joe Coleman George Brunet Dave Baldwin 10,737 2:43
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 New York Mets 4 Atlanta Braves 1 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Jerry Koosman Milt Pappas -- 0 2:24
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 New York Mets 0 Atlanta Braves 1 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ron Reed Ron Taylor -- 42,838 2:11
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Cincinnati Reds 12 box | pbp Crosley Field Jack Fisher Bill Wilson -- 15,263 2:34
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Montreal Expos 2 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Don Wilson Howie Reed Wade Blasingame 18,641 2:36
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Chicago Cubs 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bill Singer Fergie Jenkins -- 35,173 2:13
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Veale Joe Niekro -- 6,061 2:39
1969 reg season 1969-08-08 St. Louis Cardinals 4 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Chuck Taylor Gaylord Perry -- 13,999 2:22
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1969 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 111 77 34 .694 0.0 557 352 205 W4 35-19 42-15 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Mets)
1969 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 14.5 477 407 70 W3 28-25 34-23 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1969 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 111 59 52 .532 18.0 522 512 10 L1 30-28 29-24 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1969 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 114 58 56 .509 20.5 476 466 10 W2 31-32 27-24 4 6 15 -- dnq
1969 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 23.0 411 428 -17 W1 25-33 30-25 5 7 16 -- dnq
1969 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 114 47 67 .412 31.5 421 512 -91 W1 21-32 26-35 6 9 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1969 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 112 68 44 .607 0.0 555 431 124 L2 28-28 40-16 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1969 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 65 44 .596 1.5 509 414 95 L1 29-23 36-21 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1969 AL West Seattle Pilots franchise | log 109 45 64 .413 21.5 448 560 -112 L2 21-34 24-30 3 8 17 -- dnq
1969 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 111 45 66 .405 22.5 391 487 -96 L4 20-35 24-32 4 10 19 -- dnq
1969 AL West California Angels franchise | log 107 42 65 .393 23.5 329 437 -108 W1 15-35 27-30 5 11 21 -- dnq
1969 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 111 43 68 .387 24.5 433 523 -90 L3 19-40 24-28 6 12 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1969 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 72 42 .632 0.0 542 401 141 L1 31-25 40-18 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1969 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 108 60 48 .556 9.0 428 403 25 L1 30-23 30-25 2 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1969 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 112 61 51 .545 10.0 418 377 41 W2 29-25 32-26 3 7 11 -- dnq
1969 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 14.0 479 471 8 W1 23-30 33-24 4 9 14 -- dnq
1969 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 109 44 65 .404 25.5 455 518 -63 L1 24-26 20-39 5 10 20 -- dnq
1969 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 112 35 77 .313 36.0 412 551 -139 L4 20-38 15-39 6 11 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1969 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 0.0 569 538 31 W2 28-26 31-21 1 2 6 Yes dnq
1969 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 0.5 504 481 23 W1 27-32 37-19 2 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1969 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 111 61 50 .550 0.5 493 456 37 L2 28-32 33-18 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1969 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 1.0 465 379 86 W3 28-29 32-21 4 6 10 -- dnq
1969 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 111 58 53 .523 3.5 496 480 16 W1 20-33 38-20 5 8 13 -- dnq
1969 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 112 35 77 .313 27.0 311 517 -206 L2 19-39 16-38 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ron Willis Houston Astros Hist Sold by St. Louis Cardinals to Houston Astros
Don McMahon San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to San Francisco Giants for Cesar Gutierrez (9/2/1969)
2 record(s)