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Monday, August 31,1970

Monday, August 31,1970

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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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  • 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.
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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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-08-31 Detroit Tigers 2 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Ray Culp Mickey Lolich Sparky Lyle 22,339 2:30
1970 reg season 1970-08-31 Baltimore Orioles 10 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Cuellar Stan Bahnsen -- 15,301 2:06
1970 reg season 1970-08-31 Cleveland Indians 4 Washington Senators II 5 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Casey Cox Steve Dunning Darold Knowles 7,379 2:29
1970 reg season 1970-08-31 New York Mets 11 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Jerry Koosman Nelson Briles Ron Taylor 17,284 2:34
4 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 133 86 47 .647 0.0 654 488 166 W1 41-26 45-21 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 134 74 60 .552 12.5 572 530 42 L1 34-36 40-24 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 16.5 571 572 -1 L1 31-33 38-30 3 6 9 -- dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 131 68 63 .519 17.0 626 601 25 W3 25-40 43-23 4 7 11 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 22.0 545 568 -23 L2 28-38 36-31 5 8 16 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 132 63 69 .477 22.5 535 548 -13 W1 27-39 36-30 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 130 76 54 .585 0.0 597 497 100 L1 36-30 40-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 132 74 58 .561 3.0 540 515 25 W1 39-28 35-30 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 7.0 554 488 66 L1 32-34 38-28 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 132 51 81 .386 26.0 496 598 -102 W1 24-40 27-41 4 10 21 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 134 51 83 .381 27.0 511 641 -130 W1 20-47 30-37 5 11 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 135 49 86 .363 29.5 534 689 -155 L2 23-44 26-42 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 133 70 63 .526 0.0 602 561 41 L6 30-36 40-27 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 133 69 64 .519 1.0 674 571 103 W3 29-36 40-28 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 132 68 64 .515 1.5 579 524 55 W1 33-34 35-30 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 6.0 629 618 11 L1 35-32 29-37 4 8 15 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 61 71 .462 8.5 486 595 -109 W4 28-38 34-32 5 10 19 -- dnq
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 132 58 74 .439 11.5 570 673 -103 W1 27-40 30-35 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 135 86 49 .637 0.0 650 564 86 L1 39-29 47-20 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 72 58 .554 11.5 615 525 90 L3 41-23 31-35 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 15.5 695 716 -21 W4 31-34 38-29 3 4 10 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 65 67 .492 19.5 619 631 -12 L4 29-38 36-29 4 7 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 22.5 598 637 -39 W6 28-38 34-32 5 9 18 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 132 50 82 .379 34.5 562 664 -102 L3 25-41 25-41 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Tony Gonzalez California Angels Hist Sold by Atlanta Braves to California Angels
Denny Riddleberger Washington Senators II Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to Washington Senators II for George Brunet
George Brunet Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from Washington Senators II to Pittsburgh Pirates for Denny Riddleberger
3 record(s)