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Tuesday, August 6,1968

Tuesday, August 6,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Minnesota Twins  5  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Merritt Gene Brabender Ron Perranoski 14,201 2:49
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Boston Red Sox  8  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Lonborg Cisco Carlos Sparky Lyle 10,185 2:28
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Cleveland Indians  1  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium John Wyatt Mike Paul -- 0 4:28
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Cleveland Indians  2  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Stan Williams John Wyatt 48,413 2:33
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 California Angels  10  Washington Senators II  3  box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Tom Murphy Frank Bertaina Dennis Bennett 0 2:35
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 California Angels  0  Washington Senators II  1  box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Joe Coleman Jim McGlothlin -- 7,249 2:15
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Chicago Cubs  4  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Joe Niekro Pat Jarvis Phil Regan 10,602 2:34
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 New York Mets  4  Houston Astros  1  box | pbp Astrodome Cal Koonce Dave Giusti -- 13,298 2:18
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bob Moose Don Drysdale Ron Kline 15,732 2:36
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Philadelphia Phillies  1  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Gaylord Perry Larry Jackson -- 6,246 2:06
1968 reg season Aug 6,1968 Cincinnati Reds  5  St. Louis Cardinals  0  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Jim Maloney Steve Carlton -- 26,299 2:10
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 111 69 42 .622 0.0 444 352 92 W3 32-25 37-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 108 61 47 .565 6.5 389 326 63 L1 30-25 31-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 9.5 425 440 -15 W2 27-26 32-25 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 114 61 53 .535 9.5 376 346 30 L2 29-27 31-27 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 12.0 369 355 14 L1 27-29 28-25 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 16.0 388 355 33 W1 22-31 29-25 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 106 50 56 .472 16.5 343 364 -21 L2 25-26 25-30 7 7 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 111 51 60 .459 18.0 356 427 -71 L1 27-31 24-29 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 47 60 .439 20.0 323 336 -13 L2 20-28 27-32 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 107 40 67 .374 27.0 353 465 -112 W1 19-39 21-28 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 112 72 40 .643 0.0 414 308 106 L1 35-18 37-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 108 57 51 .528 13.0 453 434 19 W1 31-24 25-28 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 112 59 53 .527 13.0 408 413 -5 W1 29-31 30-22 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 15.0 378 364 14 W1 28-24 28-30 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 102 50 52 .490 17.0 300 333 -33 L1 20-25 30-27 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 19.5 364 398 -34 L1 27-33 24-25 6 6 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 101 47 54 .465 19.5 323 347 -24 L1 19-29 28-25 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 104 48 56 .462 20.0 340 336 4 W1 27-29 21-27 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 21.0 337 340 -3 W1 30-29 22-33 9 9 17 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 112 50 62 .446 22.0 289 333 -44 L1 23-31 27-31 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Chuck Cottier California Angels Hist Sold by Cleveland Indians to California Angels
1 record(s)