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Sunday, August 23,1970

Sunday, August 23,1970

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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 1970-08-23 California Angels 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Cuellar Mel Queen -- 12,745 2:20
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 New York Yankees 0 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Tommy John Fritz Peterson -- 0 2:01
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 New York Yankees 7 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Kekich Bob Miller Lindy McDaniel 17,200 2:50
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Oakland Athletics 6 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Austin Bob Locker -- 8,585 2:56
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Milwaukee Brewers 0 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Marty Pattin Tom Timmermann 15,323 2:17
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Boston Red Sox 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Bob Johnson Sparky Lyle -- 11,992 2:02
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Washington Senators II 11 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dick Bosman Jim Perry -- 23,922 2:27
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Steve Blass Alan Foster -- 20,678 2:21
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 4 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ron Taylor Wayne Granger -- 0 2:35
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 7 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Don Gullett Tom Seaver -- 43,712 2:59
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Houston Astros 0 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Shibe Park Rick Wise Wade Blasingame Dick Selma 3,485 2:37
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 8 San Diego Padres 7 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Frank Linzy Pat Dobson -- 5,797 3:04
1970 reg season 1970-08-23 Chicago Cubs 3 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Juan Marichal Milt Pappas -- 12,222 2:43
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 125 80 45 .640 0.0 611 468 143 W1 40-26 40-19 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 11.5 544 505 39 W1 32-35 37-22 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 68 57 .544 12.0 546 530 16 W3 31-32 37-25 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 16.0 580 558 22 L1 21-37 42-23 4 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 61 64 .488 19.0 500 528 -28 W4 28-37 33-27 5 8 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 125 60 65 .480 20.0 509 525 -16 W2 25-35 35-30 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 123 73 50 .593 0.0 579 480 99 L2 35-27 38-23 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 125 69 56 .552 5.0 503 472 31 L1 34-26 35-30 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 126 68 58 .540 6.5 532 462 70 L3 30-30 38-28 3 6 9 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 125 48 77 .384 26.0 475 569 -94 W1 24-40 24-37 4 10 21 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 127 47 80 .370 28.0 479 613 -134 L6 16-44 30-37 5 11 23 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 46 83 .357 30.0 498 646 -148 L1 23-44 23-39 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 127 70 57 .551 0.0 584 531 53 W2 30-30 40-27 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 3.0 536 482 54 L1 32-31 34-28 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 127 65 62 .512 5.0 648 552 96 L1 25-34 40-28 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 126 60 66 .476 9.5 605 591 14 W3 31-30 29-36 4 8 17 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 125 56 69 .448 13.0 547 643 -96 W5 27-40 28-30 5 9 18 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 13.5 453 571 -118 W2 28-38 29-31 6 10 19 -- 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 129 84 45 .651 0.0 631 538 93 W1 37-25 47-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 70 54 .565 11.5 598 509 89 L2 41-23 29-31 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 125 63 62 .504 19.0 658 689 -31 W1 31-34 32-28 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 20.0 583 594 -11 L2 26-34 36-29 4 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 26.5 562 612 -50 L2 25-38 31-32 5 11 20 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 127 48 79 .378 35.0 551 644 -93 L4 25-41 23-38 6 12 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)