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Wednesday, August 28,1968

Wednesday, August 28,1968

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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 28,1968 Washington Senators II  3  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Hannan Jim Hardin Dennis Higgins 11,339 2:33
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Oakland Athletics  5  Boston Red Sox  3  box | pbp Fenway Park Diego Segui Juan Pizarro -- 25,865 2:40
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 New York Yankees  0  Chicago White Sox  3  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jerry Nyman Mel Stottlemyre -- 10,015 1:55
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Minnesota Twins  2  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Vicente Romo Dave Boswell -- 5,635 2:35
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 California Angels  1  Detroit Tigers  6  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Denny McLain Tom Burgmeier -- 35,740 2:24
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Chicago Cubs  7  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rich Nye Bill Singer Phil Regan 0 2:31
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Chicago Cubs  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  8  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jim Brewer Phil Regan -- 16,472 2:40
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Cincinnati Reds  8  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Gerry Arrigo Jerry Koosman -- 0 2:34
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Cincinnati Reds  5  New York Mets  2  box | pbp Shea Stadium Gary Nolan Don Cardwell Clay Carroll 25,526 2:27
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Atlanta Braves  9  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Shibe Park George Stone Woodie Fryman -- 0 2:55
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Atlanta Braves  2  Philadelphia Phillies  1  box | pbp Shibe Park Pat Jarvis Jerry Johnson -- 6,713 1:59
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 St. Louis Cardinals  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  0  box | pbp Forbes Field Bob Gibson Bob Veale -- 11,197 2:20
1968 reg season Aug 28,1968 Houston Astros  3  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Frank Linzy John Buzhardt -- 4,711 2:35
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 135 83 52 .615 0.0 545 423 122 W1 37-33 46-19 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 133 78 55 .586 4.0 489 400 89 L1 37-29 41-26 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 137 73 64 .533 11.0 440 431 9 W1 34-33 38-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 71 63 .530 11.5 507 520 -13 L1 32-34 39-29 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 135 69 66 .511 14.0 463 451 12 W1 34-34 34-33 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 133 66 67 .496 16.0 424 444 -20 L2 33-30 32-38 6 6 10 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 134 63 71 .470 19.5 479 444 35 L1 29-39 34-32 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 135 60 75 .444 23.0 434 510 -76 L1 32-40 28-35 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 133 56 77 .421 26.0 394 426 -32 W2 24-37 32-40 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 131 51 80 .389 30.0 429 555 -126 W1 25-44 26-36 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 134 84 50 .627 0.0 493 375 118 W1 42-23 42-27 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 72 59 .550 10.5 575 550 25 W4 37-26 34-34 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 11.0 469 427 42 W3 37-28 35-32 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 136 70 66 .515 15.0 511 526 -15 L1 34-38 36-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 120 59 61 .492 18.0 390 397 -7 L1 25-34 34-27 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 20.0 382 421 -39 W2 25-32 33-32 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 60 72 .455 23.0 431 489 -58 L4 31-39 29-33 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 119 54 65 .454 22.5 400 394 6 L2 31-35 23-30 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 136 61 75 .449 24.0 403 410 -7 L2 35-35 26-40 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 56 74 .431 26.0 343 408 -65 W1 23-36 33-38 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)