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Wednesday, August 12,1970

Wednesday, August 12,1970

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Kansas City Royals 4 Boston Red Sox 7 box | pbp Fenway Park Gary Peters Jim Rooker -- 0 2:24
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Kansas City Royals 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Ted Abernathy Ken Brett -- 23,450 2:33
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Baltimore Orioles 5 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave McNally Rudy May Pete Richert 11,371 2:29
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Detroit Tigers 5 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Gene Brabender Tom Timmermann Bobby Bolin 17,648 2:58
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Chicago White Sox 5 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bart Johnson Stan Bahnsen Wilbur Wood 12,440 2:30
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Cleveland Indians 4 Oakland Athletics 11 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Marcel Lachemann Rick Austin Bob Locker 5,561 2:50
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Minnesota Twins 3 Washington Senators II 5 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Jim Hannan Luis Tiant Joe Grzenda 8,811 2:29
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Montreal Expos 7 Atlanta Braves 8 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bob Priddy Bill Stoneman Hoyt Wilhelm 8,067 2:40
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 San Francisco Giants 6 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Carrithers Bill Hands Don McMahon 32,462 3:12
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 New York Mets 2 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Gary Gentry Tony Cloninger -- 32,902 2:25
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Larry Dierker Grant Jackson -- 16,677 1:51
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Pete Mikkelsen Bob Moose Charlie Hough 34,551 2:59
1970 reg season 1970-08-12 San Diego Padres 4 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Gibson Ron Willis -- 18,563 3:16
13 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
1970 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 115 73 42 .635 0.0 578 447 131 W3 35-24 38-18 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 115 62 53 .539 11.0 503 469 34 L1 29-31 33-22 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 12.0 509 501 8 L1 27-29 34-25 3 6 10 -- dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 112 57 55 .509 14.5 515 501 14 L1 20-35 37-20 4 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 116 56 60 .483 17.5 467 488 -21 L2 26-33 30-27 5 8 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 20.0 461 494 -33 W2 23-34 30-28 6 9 17 -- 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 112 69 43 .616 0.0 536 419 117 L5 34-23 35-20 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 116 66 50 .569 5.0 498 421 77 W5 30-27 36-23 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 6.5 468 439 29 L2 33-24 31-27 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 115 43 72 .374 27.5 436 525 -89 W1 21-36 22-36 4 10 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 118 44 74 .373 28.0 458 584 -126 W1 16-41 27-34 5 11 23 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 118 43 75 .364 29.0 456 597 -141 W1 22-38 21-37 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 117 64 53 .547 0.0 529 501 28 L3 28-29 36-24 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 114 61 53 .535 1.5 498 435 63 W1 30-28 31-25 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 116 59 57 .509 4.5 567 501 66 L1 24-32 35-25 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 115 55 60 .478 8.0 544 534 10 W3 28-30 27-30 4 8 16 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 10.5 414 520 -106 L1 27-31 26-30 5 9 18 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 117 50 67 .427 14.0 503 612 -109 L3 23-38 26-30 6 11 20 -- 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 118 78 40 .661 0.0 578 492 86 L1 35-23 43-17 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 65 49 .570 11.0 550 446 104 W4 37-20 28-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 20.0 618 640 -22 W1 26-31 30-27 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 20.5 546 567 -21 W2 26-32 30-27 4 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 116 52 64 .448 25.0 523 564 -41 W1 23-34 29-30 5 10 19 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 116 45 71 .388 32.0 501 559 -58 L2 22-36 23-35 6 12 21 -- 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jim Bouton -- Hist Released by Astros
1 record(s)