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Saturday July 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 1968-07-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox4BoxGary BellDave BoswellLee Stange
California Angels2Cleveland Indians0BoxGeorge BrunetSam McDowell(none)
Oakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers1BoxChuck DobsonEarl Wilson(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees1BoxDave LeonhardSteve Barber(none)
Chicago White Sox4Washington Senators II8BoxJoe ColemanJack Fisher(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsLuke Walker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs10BoxGary RossTommie Sisk(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxClay CarrollBill SingerTed Abernathy
New York Mets11Philadelphia Phillies6BoxAl JacksonWoodie FrymanCal Koonce
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants0BoxBob GibsonJuan Marichal(none)
Houston Astros0Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroDave Giusti(none)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves2BoxKen JohnsonDon Wilson(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers825329.646--3382508823-1730-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium805030.625
223Cleveland Indians854738.5537.52692442521-2025-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium763937.513
334Baltimore Orioles784236.5389.02812374419-1823-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium844935.583
446Boston Red Sox794138.51910.5287298-1118-2023-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park834538.542
558Oakland Athletics814041.49412.52672472020-2319-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum814239.519
669Minnesota Twins793940.49412.5251244720-2619-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium834043.482
7715California Angels813843.46914.5251313-6218-2120-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium812952.358
8818New York Yankees783543.44916.0250279-2917-2118-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I844836.571
9919Chicago White Sox773344.42917.5229237-814-2619-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park853451.400
101020Washington Senators II763046.39520.0255329-7412-2418-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium853550.412
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals825230.634--2972326528-1624-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II804535.563
225Cincinnati Reds814338.5318.53363132322-1920-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field814041.494
337San Francisco Giants834241.50610.5289288120-1822-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park794633.582
4410Atlanta Braves753738.49311.5220253-3316-1921-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium874443.506
5511Philadelphia Phillies763739.48712.0251266-1517-2420-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium863947.453
6612Pittsburgh Pirates733538.47912.52422321021-2314-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field894544.506
7713Los Angeles Dodgers844044.47613.0220239-1920-2120-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium783642.462
8814New York Mets803842.47513.02522312120-1918-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium823547.427
9916Houston Astros743440.45914.0244260-1611-2123-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome883850.432
101017Chicago Cubs823745.45115.0297334-3715-2522-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field804733.588


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lenny GreenOF35.181Released by Tigers. 
Bill HeathC29.118Purchased by Dodgers from Yankees.