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Friday July 12,1968This date in baseball
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Games on 1968-07-12

Top1968 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators II2Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP910,4032:30Camilo PascualJim HardinJim Hardin (10-5)Camilo Pascual (8-5)Pete Richert (4)Jim LemonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3California Angels2Boxscore - PBP918,3142:08Gary BellTom MurphyGary Bell (8-3)Tom Murphy (2-2)Sparky Lyle (5)Dick WilliamsBill RigneyAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees2Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP913,7592:17Steve BarberTommy JohnSteve Barber (2-3)Tommy John (7-1)-Ralph HoukLes MossComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP927,3422:29Denny McLainJim KaatDenny McLain (17-2)Jim Kaat (6-6)-Mayo SmithCal ErmerMetropolitan Stad
ALCleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP98,1773:07Sam McDowellCatfish HunterSam McDowell (9-8)Catfish Hunter (6-8)Vicente Romo (2)Alvin DarkBob KennedyOakland-Alameda C
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP921,6152:24Don DrysdaleJim BrittonJim Britton (4-2)Don Drysdale (10-6)-Walter AlstonLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Francisco Giants11Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP917,9723:07Ray SadeckiGary NolanBobby Bolin (3-2)Clay Carroll (3-3)Frank Linzy (7)Herman FranksDave BristolCrosley Field
NLChicago Cubs0New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP928,8352:20Ken HoltzmanJerry KoosmanJerry Koosman (12-4)Ken Holtzman (5-6)-Leo DurocherGil HodgesShea Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP99,2062:20Jeff JamesJim BunningJeff James (2-3)Jim Bunning (4-11)John Boozer (4)Bob SkinnerLarry ShepardForbes Field
NLHouston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals8Boxscore - PBP928,9442:00Denny LemasterBob GibsonBob Gibson (12-5)Denny Lemaster (8-8)-Harry WalkerRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1968-07-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers865630.651--3592669324-1832-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium764729.618
223Cleveland Indians894940.5518.52932633022-2126-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium723735.514
334Baltimore Orioles824537.5499.02902444620-1925-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium804634.575
445Boston Red Sox834439.53010.5302309-719-2125-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park794237.532
5510Oakland Athletics854144.48214.52842681620-2520-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum774136.532
6612Minnesota Twins834043.48214.5263263020-2820-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium793940.494
7714California Angels854045.47115.5268333-6519-2221-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium772750.351
8815New York Yankees823844.46316.0262288-2619-2119-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I804535.563
9919Chicago White Sox803446.42519.0238247-915-2619-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park823349.402
101020Washington Senators II793049.38022.5260338-7812-2618-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium823547.427
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals865531.640--3192457429-1626-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II764234.553
226Cincinnati Reds844341.51211.0346337922-2020-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field784038.513
337San Francisco Giants864442.51211.03072951222-1822-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park764432.579
448Philadelphia Phillies814140.50611.5269276-720-2421-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium813546.432
559Atlanta Braves783939.50012.0232258-2616-1923-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium844242.500
6611New York Mets854144.48213.52642392521-2020-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium773245.416
7713Los Angeles Dodgers874146.47114.5226252-2620-2321-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium753540.467
8816Houston Astros783642.46215.0262284-2213-2323-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome843648.429
9917Chicago Cubs874047.46015.5308346-3816-2724-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field754431.587
101018Pittsburgh Pirates783543.44916.0252253-121-2514-18L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field844539.536

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lindy McDanielP32.212Traded by Giants to Yankees for Bill Monbouquette. 
Bill MonbouquetteP31.335Traded by Yankees to Giants for Lindy McDaniel.