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Thursday, August 8,1968

Thursday, August 8,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Minnesota Twins  3  Baltimore Orioles  10  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tom Phoebus Jim Kaat Dave Leonhard 7,874 2:33
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Boston Red Sox  1  Chicago White Sox  0  box | pbp County Stadium Ray Culp Joe Horlen -- 33,872 2:12
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Cleveland Indians  1  Detroit Tigers  13  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Denny McLain Sonny Siebert -- 23,904 2:26
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Oakland Athletics  6  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jack Aker Fred Talbot Lew Krausse 11,920 3:04
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 California Angels  2  Washington Senators II  7  box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Jim Hannan George Brunet -- 3,868 2:19
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Chicago Cubs  4  Atlanta Braves  0  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bill Hands Ron Reed -- 9,437 2:13
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome Ron Kline Mike Cuellar Roy Face 14,851 2:29
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  0  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Wise Bill Singer -- 14,198 2:26
1968 reg season Aug 8,1968 Cincinnati Reds  0  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Hoerner Clay Carroll -- 24,324 2:36
9 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 113 71 42 .628 0.0 463 354 109 W5 32-25 39-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 111 64 47 .577 6.0 411 335 76 W3 30-25 34-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 112 61 51 .545 9.5 429 442 -13 W4 29-26 32-25 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 116 61 55 .526 11.5 378 365 13 L4 29-29 31-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 112 58 54 .518 12.5 379 365 14 W2 29-30 28-25 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 18.0 353 374 -21 L2 25-26 26-32 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 110 51 59 .464 18.5 397 377 20 L3 22-34 29-25 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 19.0 362 436 -74 L1 28-32 24-29 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 47 62 .431 22.0 325 340 -15 L4 20-28 27-34 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 109 41 68 .376 28.0 362 471 -109 W1 19-39 22-29 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 114 74 40 .649 0.0 418 309 109 W2 35-18 39-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 14.0 414 423 -9 W1 30-32 30-22 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 57 53 .518 15.0 454 438 16 L2 31-26 25-28 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 111 57 54 .514 15.5 382 367 15 W2 28-24 29-30 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 104 51 53 .490 18.0 310 339 -29 L1 20-25 31-28 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 20.5 368 402 -34 W1 28-34 24-25 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 103 48 55 .466 20.5 330 354 -24 L1 19-29 29-26 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 106 49 57 .462 21.0 346 345 1 W1 28-30 21-27 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 115 52 63 .452 22.5 340 344 -4 L1 30-30 22-33 9 9 17 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 51 63 .447 23.0 295 336 -41 L1 23-31 28-32 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)