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Tuesday, August 18,1970

Tuesday, August 18,1970

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Games on this date
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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 1970-08-18 Chicago White Sox 4 Boston Red Sox 8 box | pbp Fenway Park Ken Brett Bob Miller -- 25,592 2:40
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Cleveland Indians 1 California Angels 12 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Clyde Wright Dean Chance -- 10,027 2:57
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Baltimore Orioles 3 Milwaukee Brewers 0 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Hardin Marty Pattin -- 12,417 2:18
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 New York Yankees 7 Minnesota Twins 8 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Tom Hall Lindy McDaniel -- 23,490 3:15
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Detroit Tigers 3 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mickey Lolich Chuck Dobson -- 7,357 2:13
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Kansas City Royals 12 Washington Senators II 8 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Al Fitzmorris Dick Bosman Ted Abernathy 11,576 3:17
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Hoyt Wilhelm Chris Short -- 9,560 2:27
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 San Diego Padres 11 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Pat Dobson Joe Decker -- 17,295 2:43
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Montreal Expos 7 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Steve Renko Mel Behney Claude Raymond 22,301 2:53
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Houston Astros 1 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Gary Gentry Larry Dierker -- 36,496 2:08
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 San Francisco Giants 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Steve Blass Skip Pitlock Dave Giusti 25,325 2:36
1970 reg season 1970-08-18 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Sandy Vance Jerry Reuss -- 24,532 2:24
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 121 77 44 .636 0.0 595 458 137 W4 39-26 38-18 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 10.5 527 487 40 L1 29-32 37-22 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 121 65 56 .537 12.0 534 517 17 W4 31-31 34-25 3 6 9 -- dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 14.0 563 538 25 W2 20-35 42-22 4 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 121 58 63 .479 19.0 489 514 -25 L1 23-34 35-29 5 8 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 20.0 478 514 -36 L4 27-37 30-27 6 9 16 -- 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 118 71 47 .602 0.0 564 457 107 W2 35-27 36-20 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 121 68 53 .562 4.5 495 457 38 W2 33-24 35-29 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 67 55 .549 6.0 511 442 69 L4 30-27 37-28 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 123 47 76 .382 26.5 471 598 -127 L2 16-41 30-36 4 10 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 121 45 76 .372 27.5 466 556 -90 W1 23-40 22-36 5 11 23 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 124 43 81 .347 31.0 473 628 -155 L6 22-44 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 123 68 55 .553 0.0 566 521 45 W1 28-29 40-26 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 120 64 56 .533 2.5 516 458 58 W2 32-31 32-25 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 5.0 617 541 76 L1 24-32 39-28 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 57 65 .467 10.5 574 572 2 L1 28-30 29-35 4 8 17 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 53 67 .442 13.5 433 549 -116 L4 28-36 26-30 5 10 19 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 14.5 529 632 -103 W2 26-40 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 124 82 42 .661 0.0 610 514 96 L1 35-23 47-19 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 68 52 .567 12.0 591 493 98 W1 40-23 28-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 20.5 569 580 -11 W1 26-32 34-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 20.5 642 666 -24 L1 30-34 30-27 4 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 121 54 67 .446 26.5 540 592 -52 L2 23-35 31-32 5 9 18 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 123 48 75 .390 33.5 534 603 -69 W1 25-40 23-35 6 12 21 -- dnq
24 record(s)