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Wednesday June 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 1968-06-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave McNallyBill Landis(none)
Oakland Athletics3California Angels0BoxChuck DobsonGeorge Brunet(none)
Cleveland Indians2Washington Senators II8BoxCamilo PascualSteve Hargan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves2BoxJohn BoozerJim BrittonTurk Farrell
New York Mets6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJim MaloneyDick SelmaTed Abernathy
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxDave GiustiBill Hands(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants1BoxDon DrysdaleMike McCormick(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBob GibsonAl McBean(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSteve BlassLarry JasterRon Kline

Standings as of 1968-06-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers734627.630--2932098423-1723-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium895732.640
224Cleveland Indians754035.5337.02312151618-1921-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium864640.535
335Baltimore Orioles683632.5297.52512123918-1718-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium945539.585
446Minnesota Twins693633.5228.02252121317-1919-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium934350.462
557Oakland Athletics713734.5218.02362072917-1619-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum914546.495
6612Boston Red Sox693435.49310.0245264-1918-2016-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park935241.559
7714California Angels713437.47911.0219267-4814-1520-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium913358.363
8816New York Yankees693138.44913.0227251-2416-1915-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I935241.559
9918Chicago White Sox683038.44113.5193206-1311-2019-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park943757.394
101020Washington Senators II672641.38817.0222299-7712-2414-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium943955.415
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals734528.616--2562015521-1424-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II895237.584
223San Francisco Giants733934.5346.02622511120-1819-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park894940.551
338Philadelphia Phillies653332.5088.0215213214-2119-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium974354.443
5510Los Angeles Dodgers743737.5008.5195207-1219-2118-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium883949.443
449Atlanta Braves663333.5008.5189215-2613-1520-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium964848.500
6611Cincinnati Reds723636.5008.52992891015-1720-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field904743.522
7713New York Mets703436.4869.52261963017-1617-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium923953.424
8815Houston Astros653035.46211.0206226-2010-2120-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome974255.433
9917Pittsburgh Pirates632835.44412.0203205-214-2014-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field995247.525
101019Chicago Cubs713140.43713.0239287-4815-2516-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field915338.582