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Games on 1968-06-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles0BoxDave BoswellJim Hardin(none)
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox9BoxJose SantiagoSam McDowellSparky Lyle
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves4BoxPat JarvisChris ShortCecil Upshaw
New York Mets3Houston Astros1BoxDon CardwellDenny LemasterRon Taylor
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Francisco Giants5BoxDon SuttonJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-27

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
223Minnesota Twins703733.5297.52272121518-1919-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium924250.457
335Cleveland Indians764036.5267.52342241018-2021-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium854639.541
446Baltimore Orioles693633.5228.02512143718-1718-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium935538.591
557Oakland Athletics713734.5218.02362072917-1619-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum914546.495
6612Boston Red Sox703535.5009.5254267-1318-2017-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park925141.554
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
224San Francisco Giants743935.5276.52672571020-1819-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park884939.557
338Atlanta Braves673433.5078.0193218-2513-1521-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium954748.495
449Los Angeles Dodgers753837.5078.0201212-1120-2118-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium873849.437
6610Philadelphia Phillies663333.5008.5218217114-2219-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium964353.448
5511Cincinnati Reds723636.5008.52992891015-1720-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field904743.522
7713New York Mets713536.4939.02291973218-1617-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium913853.418
8815Houston Astros663036.45511.5207229-2210-2120-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome964254.438
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


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill HenryP40.256Purchased by Pirates from Giants. 
Gene OliverC-1B33.097Purchased by Cubs from Red Sox. 
Juan PizarroP31.140Purchased by Red Sox from Pirates.