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Friday, August 16,1968

Friday, August 16,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 16,1968 Detroit Tigers  4  Boston Red Sox  0  box | pbp Fenway Park Denny McLain Jim Lonborg -- 35,323 2:36
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Washington Senators II  4  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Joe Coleman Bill Harrelson Dave Baldwin 21,361 2:49
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Chicago White Sox  3  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Eddie Fisher Hoyt Wilhelm -- 8,519 3:06
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Baltimore Orioles  2  Minnesota Twins  5  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Kaat Tom Phoebus -- 19,812 2:30
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 New York Yankees  2  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Al Downing Jim Nash Lindy McDaniel 12,861 2:36
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Cincinnati Reds  11  Chicago Cubs  7  box | pbp Wrigley Field Jim Maloney Bill Hands Clay Carroll 9,509 2:37
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Houston Astros  3  New York Mets  1  box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Dukes Ron Taylor -- 23,014 3:31
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 San Francisco Giants  7  Philadelphia Phillies  5  box | pbp Shibe Park Joe Gibbon Gary Wagner Bill Monbouquette 18,586 3:14
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Los Angeles Dodgers  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Forbes Field Don Drysdale Al McBean Jack Billingham 8,221 2:49
1968 reg season Aug 16,1968 Atlanta Braves  5  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Milt Pappas Steve Carlton Claude Raymond 42,580 2:14
10 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 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 121 77 44 .636 0.0 494 375 119 W2 35-26 42-18 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 120 69 51 .575 7.5 433 366 67 L2 33-28 36-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 122 66 56 .541 11.5 465 478 -13 L1 30-29 36-27 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 124 66 58 .532 12.5 397 382 15 W1 32-30 33-29 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 14.0 412 389 23 L1 32-31 30-28 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 119 57 62 .479 19.0 435 401 34 W2 25-34 32-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 20.0 378 403 -25 W1 29-27 26-35 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 121 54 67 .446 23.0 384 459 -75 L1 29-34 25-33 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 119 49 70 .412 27.0 347 374 -27 L3 21-33 28-37 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 118 45 73 .381 30.5 386 504 -118 W1 22-41 23-32 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 78 44 .639 0.0 447 338 109 L1 39-21 39-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 120 63 57 .525 14.0 407 384 23 W1 31-25 32-32 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 122 64 58 .525 14.0 458 468 -10 L3 32-33 32-25 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 117 61 56 .521 14.5 500 485 15 W3 32-26 28-31 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 111 54 57 .486 18.5 342 369 -27 W1 22-27 32-30 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 109 52 57 .477 19.5 351 366 -15 W2 22-31 30-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 119 55 64 .462 21.5 388 428 -40 L2 29-36 26-28 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 123 56 67 .455 22.5 356 361 -5 L1 32-33 24-34 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 50 60 .455 22.0 350 355 -5 W1 28-31 22-29 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 23.5 302 347 -45 L2 23-33 30-33 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)