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Friday April 26,1968This 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 1968-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles3BoxLee StangePete Richert(none)
Oakland Athletics8California Angels4BoxBlue Moon OdomTom BurgmeierJack Aker
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins2BoxTommy JohnDave BoswellWilbur Wood
Detroit Tigers0New York Yankees5BoxMel StottlemyreEarl Wilson(none)
Cleveland Indians4Washington Senators II5BoxDennis HigginsTommy Gramly(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves3BoxPat JarvisLarry Jackson(none)
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs3BoxBill HandsLarry Dierker(none)
New York Mets1Cincinnati Reds3BoxGerry ArrigoTom SeaverTed Abernathy
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants1BoxMudcat GrantRay Sadecki(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob GibsonBob Veale(none)

Standings as of 1968-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1293.750--4732154-25-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1509456.627
223Boston Red Sox1174.6361.5423843-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1517972.523
334Minnesota Twins1385.6151.55838205-03-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497178.477
445Baltimore Orioles1275.5832.05235175-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1508466.560
556Washington Senators II1486.5712.0535215-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1475790.388
669New York Yankees1376.5382.5413835-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1497673.510
7715Oakland Athletics1468.4294.04354-114-22-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1487672.514
8817Cleveland Indians1257.4174.0454142-53-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1498168.544
9919California Angels1459.3575.03863-252-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1486286.419
101020Chicago White Sox11110.0917.51644-281-60-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1516685.437
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals14104.714--7441333-37-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1488761.588
227Los Angeles Dodgers1486.5712.0383805-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1486880.459
338San Francisco Giants1376.5382.5433764-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1498168.544
4411Pittsburgh Pirates1266.5003.04730173-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1507476.493
5510Atlanta Braves1477.5003.04049-92-55-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1487474.500
7712Chicago Cubs1367.4623.56469-52-54-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1497871.523
6613Cincinnati Reds1367.4623.54255-131-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1497772.517
8814Philadelphia Phillies1468.4294.04052-121-75-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1487078.473
9916Houston Astros1257.4174.03152-210-65-1L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1506783.447
101018New York Mets1358.3854.5353142-43-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1496881.456


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vicente RomoP25.014Returned to Indians.