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Wednesday, August 26,1970

Wednesday, August 26,1970

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Oakland Athletics 1 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Catfish Hunter -- 13,937 2:21
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Washington Senators II 1 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Gerry Janeski Casey Cox Wilbur Wood 3,742 1:57
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Milwaukee Brewers 2 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Steve Hargan Al Downing Vince Colbert 5,407 2:36
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 California Angels 6 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Clyde Wright Denny McLain Ken Tatum 16,143 2:01
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 New York Yankees 3 Kansas City Royals 0 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Stan Bahnsen Wally Bunker -- 8,826 2:05
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Boston Red Sox 0 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bert Blyleven Ray Culp -- 19,993 2:24
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Chicago Cubs 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Claude Osteen Ken Holtzman Jim Brewer 18,998 2:49
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Houston Astros 5 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Parc Jarry Fred Gladding Steve Renko -- 11,088 2:19
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Atlanta Braves 9 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Priddy Gary Gentry -- 45,567 3:20
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Cincinnati Reds 6 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Shibe Park Jim Merritt Jim Bunning Wayne Granger 13,322 2:25
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Pat Dobson Fred Cambria Tom Dukes 6,067 2:22
1970 reg season 1970-08-26 St. Louis Cardinals 7 San Francisco Giants 8 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike Davison Tom Hilgendorf -- 5,643 3:12
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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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 127 82 45 .646 0.0 621 470 151 W3 40-26 42-19 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 12.0 556 514 42 W2 34-36 37-22 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 14.5 559 552 7 L3 31-32 37-28 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 125 64 61 .512 17.0 581 565 16 L1 22-38 42-23 4 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 20.0 509 534 -25 W1 28-37 34-28 5 8 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 127 60 67 .472 22.0 513 532 -19 L2 25-37 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 125 74 51 .592 0.0 586 481 105 W1 35-27 39-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 128 72 56 .563 3.5 525 485 40 W3 37-26 35-30 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 7.5 534 472 62 L5 30-32 38-28 3 6 9 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 128 49 79 .383 26.5 484 581 -97 L2 24-40 25-39 4 10 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 129 48 81 .372 28.0 485 622 -137 L1 17-45 30-37 5 11 23 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 131 48 83 .366 29.0 505 650 -145 W2 23-44 25-39 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 129 70 59 .543 0.0 588 537 51 L2 30-32 40-27 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 127 66 61 .520 3.0 549 498 51 L3 32-31 34-30 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 4.5 658 566 92 L2 26-36 40-28 3 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 60 68 .469 9.5 614 603 11 L2 31-32 29-36 4 8 17 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 128 57 71 .445 12.5 461 579 -118 L1 28-38 30-32 5 10 19 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 13.5 554 660 -106 L3 27-40 28-33 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 131 85 46 .649 0.0 639 546 93 W1 38-26 47-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 127 72 55 .567 11.0 612 519 93 W2 41-23 31-32 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 65 62 .512 18.0 670 698 -28 W3 31-34 34-28 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 128 65 63 .508 18.5 605 607 -2 W3 29-34 36-29 4 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 128 58 70 .453 25.5 573 619 -46 W2 27-38 31-32 5 9 18 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 129 50 79 .388 34.0 557 648 -91 W2 25-41 25-38 6 12 21 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Orlando Pena -- Hist Released by Pirates
1 record(s)