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Saturday June 15,1968This 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 1968-06-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II4California Angels5BoxMarty PattinDave Baldwin(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox7BoxTommy JohnJoe SparmaWilbur Wood
Boston Red Sox9Cleveland Indians3BoxRay CulpStan WilliamsGary Waslewski
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins3BoxDean ChanceDave McNally(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics2BoxMel StottlemyreTony Pierce(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxCecil UpshawPhil Regan(none)
San Francisco Giants9New York Mets5BoxJuan MarichalCal Koonce(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxTurk FarrellHank Aguirre(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxBob VealeDon Wilson(none)
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob GibsonGary Nolan(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers624022.645--2441776719-1321-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1006337.630
223Baltimore Orioles583226.5526.02171803716-1116-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1045945.567
334Cleveland Indians633429.5406.51951682715-1618-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium985246.531
4410Boston Red Sox582929.5009.0204210-613-1416-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1045747.548
5511Minnesota Twins613031.4929.5189182716-1914-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1014952.485
6613Oakland Athletics602931.48310.01881761215-1513-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1025349.520
8816California Angels612833.45911.5189239-5014-1514-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1013962.386
7715New York Yankees612833.45911.5195218-2313-1515-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1015546.545
9917Chicago White Sox562531.44612.0150161-1111-2014-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1064264.396
101019Washington Senators II582434.41414.0194254-6011-1813-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1034162.398
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals623725.597--2261834321-1416-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1006040.600
225San Francisco Giants623329.5324.0223219415-1418-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1005545.550
336Los Angeles Dodgers643331.5165.0172171115-1518-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium984355.439
447Philadelphia Phillies552827.5095.5176179-312-1816-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1074859.449
559Chicago Cubs603030.5006.0220249-2914-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1025448.529
668Cincinnati Reds603030.5006.02512411014-1315-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1025349.520
7712Atlanta Braves552728.4916.5156186-3012-1215-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1075453.505
8814New York Mets582830.4837.01761542216-1412-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1044559.433
9918Houston Astros532330.4349.5164183-198-1715-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1094960.450
101020Pittsburgh Pirates512130.41210.5172171112-199-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1115952.532


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vic DavalilloOF31.319Traded by Indians to Angels for Jimmie Hall. 
Ron DavisOF26.237Traded by Astros to Cardinals for Hal Gilson and Dick Simpson. 
Hal GilsonP26.126Traded by Cardinals with Dick Simpson to Astros for Ron Davis. 
Jimmie HallOF30.090Traded by Angels to Indians for Vic Davalillo. 
Bruce HowardP25.084Traded by Orioles to Senators for Fred Valentine. 
Dick SimpsonOF24.323Traded by Cardinals with Hal Gilson to Astros for Ron Davis. 
Fred ValentineOF33.147Traded by Senators to Orioles for Bruce Howard. 
John WyattP33.057Purchased by Tigers from Yankees.