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Thursday June 6,1968This 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 1968-06-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Baltimore Orioles6BoxTom BurgmeierEddie WattMinnie Rojas
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox3BoxJoe SparmaLee StangeFred Lasher
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxBilly RohrDon McMahon(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees0BoxDave BoswellFred TalbotAl Worthington
Oakland Athletics3Washington Senators II4BoxFrank BertainaChuck DobsonDennis Higgins
New York Mets5Chicago Cubs3BoxDick SelmaKen HoltzmanRon Taylor
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros0BoxBob GibsonDon Wilson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonTommie Sisk(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers533320.623--2151536218-1215-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1097039.642
223Cleveland Indians543222.5931.51761324414-1417-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1075453.505
334Baltimore Orioles512922.5693.01941573714-915-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1116249.559
449Minnesota Twins522725.5195.51681561215-1312-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1105258.473
5512Boston Red Sox522527.4817.5178194-1611-1414-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1106149.555
6613Oakland Athletics512427.4718.0157152510-1313-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1115853.523
7715California Angels532429.4539.0165209-4412-1112-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1094366.394
8816New York Yankees532330.43410.0161186-2511-1512-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1096049.550
9917Washington Senators II512229.43110.0172224-5211-1611-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1104367.391
101019Chicago White Sox502129.42010.5118141-238-1913-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1124666.411
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals523121.596--1851444116-1115-10W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1106644.600
225Philadelphia Phillies472522.5323.5158149912-1513-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1155164.443
336San Francisco Giants532825.5283.5179181-214-1314-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1096049.550
447Los Angeles Dodgers552926.5273.5148151-314-1315-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1074760.439
558Cincinnati Reds502624.5204.02061911512-913-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1125755.509
6610Atlanta Braves462323.5005.0125156-3110-1113-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1165858.500
7711Chicago Cubs512526.4905.5181212-3113-1412-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1115952.532
8814New York Mets502327.4607.01491321712-1211-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1125062.446
9918Houston Astros492128.4298.5153174-217-1614-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1135162.451
101020Pittsburgh Pirates451827.4009.515014469-169-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1176255.530