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Tuesday April 23,1968This date in baseball
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Games on 1968-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3California Angels1BoxPhil OrtegaGeorge BrunetDarold Knowles
New York Yankees6Oakland Athletics3BoxBill MonbouquetteChuck Dobson(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs10BoxJoe NiekroPhil NiekroChuck Hartenstein
Houston Astros1New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanDenny Lemaster(none)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJuan MarichalChris Short(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJoe HoernerBilly McCool(none)

Standings as of 1968-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1091.900--4725224-05-1W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1529458.618
222Minnesota Twins1073.7002.05026245-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1527280.474
334Baltimore Orioles1064.6003.04226164-22-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1528567.559
445Boston Red Sox1064.6003.0363512-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1528072.526
557Washington Senators II1275.5833.0474255-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1495891.389
669New York Yankees1165.5453.53334-15-11-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1517774.510
7716Cleveland Indians1046.4005.0393632-42-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1518269.543
9919California Angels1248.3336.02854-262-32-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1506387.420
8818Oakland Athletics1248.3336.03147-163-21-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1507872.520
101020Chicago White Sox909.0008.51139-280-50-4L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1536786.438
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1284.667--6540253-35-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1508961.593
338Los Angeles Dodgers1275.5831.03133-24-23-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1506981.460
226San Francisco Giants1275.5831.0423394-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1508169.540
4411Pittsburgh Pirates1055.5002.04225173-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1527577.493
5510Atlanta Braves1266.5002.03543-82-44-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1507575.500
6612Philadelphia Phillies1367.4622.53949-101-65-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1497079.470
7714Houston Astros1156.4552.52949-200-55-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1516784.444
8813Cincinnati Reds1156.4552.53947-81-34-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1517873.517
9915New York Mets1257.4173.0342862-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1506882.453
101017Chicago Cubs1147.3643.55665-92-52-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1518071.530


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim EllisP23.029Traded by Cubs with Ted Savage to Dodgers for Phil Regan and Jim Hickman. 
Jim HickmanOF-1B30.348Traded by Dodgers with Phil Regan to Cubs for Jim Ellis and Ted Savage. 
Phil ReganP31.017Traded by Dodgers with Jim Hickman to Cubs for Jim Ellis and Ted Savage. 
Ted SavageOF32.062Traded by Cubs with Jim Ellis to Dodgers for Phil Regan and Jim Hickman.