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Monday, August 5,1968

Monday, August 5,1968

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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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  • 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
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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 score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Boston Red Sox  2  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bill Landis Tommy John -- 8,595 2:38
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Baltimore Orioles  5  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Pete Richert Dooley Womack -- 14,961 2:49
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Chicago Cubs  1  Atlanta Braves  6  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Milt Pappas Bill Stoneman -- 10,908 2:24
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 New York Mets  5  Houston Astros  6  box | pbp Astrodome John Buzhardt Jerry Koosman -- 14,559 2:37
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Pittsburgh Pirates  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jim Brewer Steve Blass -- 17,851 2:35
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Philadelphia Phillies  6  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Dick Hall Mike McCormick -- 5,429 3:24
1968 reg season Aug 5,1968 Cincinnati Reds  2  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Nelson Briles Gerry Arrigo Joe Hoerner 26,607 2:17
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1968 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 109 67 42 .615 0.0 437 349 88 W1 32-25 35-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 5.0 385 321 64 W2 30-25 31-21 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 112 61 51 .545 7.5 373 339 34 W1 29-25 31-27 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 9.0 417 438 -21 W1 26-26 32-25 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 11.0 369 355 14 L1 27-29 28-25 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 106 50 56 .472 15.5 343 364 -21 L2 25-26 25-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 106 50 56 .472 15.5 383 351 32 L1 21-31 29-25 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 17.0 346 423 -77 W1 26-30 24-29 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 18.5 321 328 -7 L1 20-28 27-31 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 105 39 66 .371 26.0 349 455 -106 L2 19-39 20-27 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 111 72 39 .649 0.0 414 303 111 W1 35-18 37-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 14.0 448 434 14 L1 30-24 25-28 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 111 58 53 .523 14.0 404 410 -6 L1 28-31 30-22 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 16.0 374 363 11 L1 28-24 27-30 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 101 50 51 .495 17.0 297 329 -32 W1 20-25 30-26 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 19.5 363 394 -31 W3 27-32 24-25 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 100 47 53 .470 19.5 322 343 -21 W1 19-29 28-24 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 103 47 56 .456 21.0 336 335 1 L3 26-29 21-27 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 113 51 62 .451 22.0 333 339 -6 L2 29-29 22-33 9 9 17 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 111 50 61 .450 22.0 288 329 -41 W2 23-31 27-30 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)