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Friday, May 8,1970

Friday, May 8,1970

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Chicago White Sox 1 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Gerry Janeski -- 6,913 2:05
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 New York Yankees 3 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Clyde Wright Ron Klimkowski Ken Tatum 10,647 2:06
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Minnesota Twins 7 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Stan Williams Barry Moore -- 6,233 2:35
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Kansas City Royals 9 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bob Johnson Mike Kilkenny -- 18,266 2:50
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Boston Red Sox 1 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Chuck Dobson Jim Lonborg -- 6,815 2:12
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Atlanta Braves 8 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bob Priddy Chuck Taylor -- 23,711 2:31
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Cincinnati Reds 7 Chicago Cubs 10 box | pbp Wrigley Field Ken Holtzman Jim Merritt Phil Regan 13,377 2:50
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Houston Astros 7 box | pbp Astrodome Jim Ray Steve Blass -- 13,383 2:31
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 San Diego Padres 11 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Parc Jarry Mike Corkins Gary Waslewski -- 0 2:43
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 San Diego Padres 6 Montreal Expos 7 box | pbp Parc Jarry Claude Raymond Gary Ross -- 22,702 3:27
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 San Francisco Giants 7 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Migel Puente Gary Gentry -- 43,109 2:47
1970 reg season 1970-05-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Shibe Park Jose Pena Joe Hoerner -- 5,170 3:23
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
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
1970 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.0 144 96 48 W4 9-2 9-6 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 25 14 11 .560 3.5 120 109 11 L2 9-8 5-3 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 4.5 103 97 6 L3 3-8 10-4 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 4.5 133 126 7 L1 6-9 9-5 4 6 10 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 5.0 114 125 -11 L2 2-3 11-10 5 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 24 9 15 .375 8.0 75 98 -23 L3 6-8 3-7 6 10 21 -- 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
1970 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 25 17 8 .680 0.0 127 91 36 W2 10-4 7-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 26 17 9 .654 0.5 119 90 29 W3 9-4 8-5 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 5.5 116 114 2 W1 5-9 8-6 3 8 15 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 6.0 91 129 -38 L1 5-6 6-8 4 9 18 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 8.5 108 138 -30 W1 5-6 4-11 5 11 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 27 7 20 .259 11.0 108 145 -37 W2 5-15 2-5 6 12 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
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 0.0 107 97 10 W1 3-9 11-1 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 2.5 97 89 8 L2 8-7 5-7 2 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 2.5 89 121 -32 L2 8-9 5-5 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 3.5 109 130 -21 L1 5-8 7-7 4 9 17 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 3.5 104 104 0 L4 4-5 6-8 5 10 19 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 6.5 81 159 -78 W1 5-11 3-6 6 12 23 -- 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
1970 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 29 22 7 .759 0.0 158 98 60 L1 9-5 13-2 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 5.0 157 134 23 W10 7-5 9-6 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 6.0 105 79 26 W2 8-3 7-9 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 8.0 167 165 2 W1 5-6 9-9 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 9.0 137 140 -3 W1 4-11 9-5 5 8 16 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 10.5 118 113 5 L1 8-9 4-9 6 11 20 -- dnq
24 record(s)