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Saturday, September 21,1968

Saturday, September 21,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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 Sep 21,1968 Baltimore Orioles  8  Chicago White Sox  5  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dave Leonhard Gary Peters -- 2,182 2:37
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 California Angels  2  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paul George Brunet Vicente Romo 3,945 2:49
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Oakland Athletics  1  Minnesota Twins  2  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Kaat Chuck Dobson Jim Perry 7,997 1:12
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Boston Red Sox  2  New York Yankees  0  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ray Culp Stan Bahnsen -- 32,721 2:01
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Detroit Tigers  4  Washington Senators II  3  box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Joe Sparma Casey Cox -- 4,075 2:33
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Cincinnati Reds  5  Houston Astros  0  box | pbp Astrodome Jim Maloney Don Wilson -- 5,664 2:26
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 St. Louis Cardinals  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  3  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Claude Osteen Larry Jaster Mudcat Grant 13,842 2:20
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 New York Mets  3  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Shibe Park Chris Short Dick Selma Gary Wagner 1,854 2:39
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Chicago Cubs  1  Pittsburgh Pirates  5  box | pbp Forbes Field Dock Ellis Joe Niekro -- 3,429 2:27
1968 reg season Sep 21,1968 Atlanta Braves  2  San Francisco Giants  1  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ron Reed Gaylord Perry Cecil Upshaw 6,841 2:16
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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 157 101 56 .643 0.0 657 470 187 W11 45-34 56-22 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 156 88 68 .564 12.5 561 484 77 W1 43-38 45-30 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 155 83 72 .535 17.0 583 584 -1 W4 38-39 45-33 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 156 83 73 .532 17.5 502 489 13 W1 40-36 42-38 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 157 81 76 .516 20.0 518 499 19 L5 42-37 38-40 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 156 79 77 .506 21.5 539 523 16 L1 38-41 40-37 6 6 10 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 155 74 81 .477 26.0 538 522 16 W1 34-41 40-40 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 155 66 89 .426 34.0 484 588 -104 L1 35-45 31-44 8 8 18 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 155 64 91 .413 36.0 441 505 -64 L1 28-47 36-44 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 154 59 95 .383 40.5 494 653 -159 L2 28-49 31-46 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 156 94 62 .603 0.0 561 459 102 L3 50-30 44-32 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 157 84 73 .535 10.5 569 511 58 L1 43-34 41-39 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 155 81 74 .523 12.5 667 644 23 W1 41-35 39-40 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 157 80 77 .510 14.5 591 595 -4 L2 37-43 42-35 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 138 67 71 .486 18.0 422 462 -40 W1 32-38 35-33 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 134 64 70 .478 19.0 433 459 -26 L1 28-39 36-31 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 153 72 81 .471 20.5 441 479 -38 W3 32-41 40-40 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 156 73 83 .468 21.0 521 596 -75 W1 35-41 38-42 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 135 63 72 .467 20.5 457 434 23 W2 35-37 28-35 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 157 71 86 .452 23.5 453 476 -23 L1 39-39 31-48 10 10 17 -- dnq
20 record(s)