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Wednesday April 17,1968This 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.

1968 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1968-04-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox2BoxDick EllsworthCisco Carlos(none)
New York Yankees3California Angels2BoxStan BahnsenRickey ClarkJoe Verbanic
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers4BoxJon WardenEddie Fisher(none)
Washington Senators II1Minnesota Twins13BoxJim MerrittDick Bosman(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics1BoxDave McNallyLew Krausse(none)
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves2BoxPhil NiekroBill Hands(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob LeeRon Willis(none)
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanMike McCormick(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxWoodie FrymanDon DrysdaleTurk Farrell
Houston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxAl McBeanDenny Lemaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins6601.000--3611255-01-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1567383.468
222Detroit Tigers651.8331.0302191-04-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1569858.628
336Baltimore Orioles532.6002.5151411-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1578869.561
5511Boston Red Sox633.5003.02124-32-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1568373.532
667Oakland Athletics633.5003.02227-53-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1567977.506
448Cleveland Indians633.5003.0281991-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1558372.535
8817California Angels624.3334.01521-62-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1566591.417
7715New York Yankees624.3334.01322-91-01-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1568175.519
9918Washington Senators II624.3334.02630-40-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1556392.406
101020Chicago White Sox505.0005.5724-170-40-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1576790.427
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224Houston Astros752.714--2629-30-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1556788.432
113St. Louis Cardinals752.714--3925143-22-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1559263.594
335Pittsburgh Pirates642.6670.52714133-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1567680.487
5512New York Mets633.5001.515782-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1567086.449
669Cincinnati Reds633.5001.52931-21-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1568076.513
4410San Francisco Giants633.5001.5231580-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1568571.545
7714Los Angeles Dodgers734.4292.01117-60-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1557382.471
8813Atlanta Braves734.4292.01726-90-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1557877.503
9916Chicago Cubs624.3332.53437-31-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1568274.526
101019Philadelphia Phillies826.2503.51939-201-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1547480.481

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John StephensonC27.004Released by Cubs. 
John StephensonC27.004Signed as Free Agent by Giants.