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Games on 1968-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles8BoxDave McNallyCatfish Hunter(none)
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox0BoxGary PetersGary Bell(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichSam McDowell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds2BoxNelson BrilesGeorge Culver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxDenny LemasterJim BunningJohn Buzhardt
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon DrysdaleLarry JacksonHank Aguirre

Standings as of 1968-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers553520.636--2231586518-1217-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1076839.636
223Cleveland Indians563224.5713.51811404114-1617-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1055451.514
334Baltimore Orioles543024.5564.52031703314-916-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1086147.565
447Minnesota Twins542826.5196.51751621316-1412-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1085157.472
5511Boston Red Sox542628.4818.5181200-1911-1415-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1086048.556
6612Oakland Athletics542628.4818.5170161912-1413-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1085652.519
7715California Angels552530.45510.0174217-4313-1212-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1074265.393
8817New York Yankees552431.43611.0169195-2611-1513-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1075948.551
9918Washington Senators II532330.43411.0178231-5311-1612-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1084266.389
101019Chicago White Sox522230.42311.5124144-209-2013-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1104565.409
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals543222.593--1941504417-1215-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1086543.602
225Los Angeles Dodgers573126.5442.5155154114-1317-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1054560.429
336Cincinnati Reds522725.5194.02122001212-914-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1105654.509
448San Francisco Giants542826.5194.0179185-614-1314-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1086048.556
559Atlanta Braves472423.5114.5132162-3011-1113-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1155758.496
6610Philadelphia Phillies492524.5104.5161156512-1713-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1135162.451
7713Chicago Cubs522527.4816.0187219-3213-1412-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1105951.536
8814New York Mets512427.4716.51531322113-1211-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1114962.441
9916Houston Astros502228.4408.0156176-207-1615-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1125062.446
101020Pittsburgh Pirates461828.39110.015214759-179-11L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1166254.534