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Tuesday April 16,1968This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1968-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers9Boston Red Sox2BoxEarl WilsonRay Culp(none)
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians3BoxLuis TiantJoe Horlen(none)
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees3BoxEd SpragueDooley Womack(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves2BoxNelson BrilesTony CloningerJoe Hoerner
Cincinnati Reds9Chicago Cubs8BoxTed AbernathyBobby Tiefenauer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxMike KekichLarry JacksonHank Aguirre

Standings as of 1968-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins5501.000--2310135-00-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1577483.471
224Detroit Tigers541.8001.0261881-03-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1579958.631
338Oakland Athletics532.6002.02123-23-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1577978.503
445Cleveland Indians532.6002.02515101-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1568373.532
559Baltimore Orioles422.5002.51113-20-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1588969.563
7711California Angels523.4003.01318-52-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1576592.414
8813Washington Senators II523.4003.0251780-02-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1566393.404
6616Boston Red Sox523.4003.01924-52-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1578473.535
9918New York Yankees514.2004.01020-100-01-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1578275.522
101020Chicago White Sox404.0004.5722-150-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1586791.424
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Houston Astros651.833--221660-05-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1566789.429
113St. Louis Cardinals651.833--3621153-12-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1569264.590
337San Francisco Giants532.6001.52312110-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1578572.541
446Pittsburgh Pirates532.6001.5141043-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1577780.490
5510Los Angeles Dodgers633.5002.0914-50-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1567383.468
7714Cincinnati Reds523.4002.52528-31-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1578176.516
8815Chicago Cubs523.4002.53435-11-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1578275.522
6612New York Mets523.4002.512752-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1577186.452
9917Atlanta Braves624.3333.01526-110-22-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1567977.506
101019Philadelphia Phillies716.1434.51637-211-60-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1557580.484