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Tuesday July 16,1968This 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 1968-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2California Angels1BoxStan WilliamsBobby Locke(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox2BoxJim HardinTommy John(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins12BoxDean ChanceGary Bell(none)
Washington Senators II0New York Yankees4BoxSteve BarberJoe Coleman(none)
Washington Senators II3New York Yankees4BoxFred TalbotDick Bosman(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics0BoxDenny McLainChuck Dobson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Cincinnati Reds2BoxDon DrysdaleJim MaloneyJim Brewer
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros2BoxCecil UpshawDenny Lemaster(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxPhil ReganGary WagnerJoe Niekro
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRon KlineDick Selma(none)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxNelson BrilesRay Sadecki(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers905733.633--3722848825-2132-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium724626.639
223Baltimore Orioles864937.5706.03112535821-1928-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium764234.553
334Cleveland Indians935241.5596.53082733525-2226-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium683434.500
445Boston Red Sox874641.5299.5322342-2021-2325-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park754035.533
5511Oakland Athletics894346.48313.53032851820-2522-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum733934.534
6612Minnesota Twins874245.48313.5287282520-2822-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium753738.493
7713California Angels894247.47214.5286345-5919-2223-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium732548.342
8814New York Yankees874146.47114.5280307-2720-2321-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I754233.560
9919Chicago White Sox853748.43517.5258264-615-2622-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park773047.390
101020Washington Senators II853055.35324.5273365-9212-3218-23L9T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium763541.461
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals905931.656--3392538629-1630-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II723834.528
226Philadelphia Phillies864541.52312.0294290424-2421-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium763145.408
337Atlanta Braves814239.51912.5245263-1816-1926-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium813942.481
448San Francisco Giants904545.50014.03203101023-2122-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park724329.597
559Cincinnati Reds884345.48915.0354365-1122-2020-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field744034.541
6610Chicago Cubs914447.48415.5322353-3120-2724-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field714031.563
7715Houston Astros813843.46916.5277294-1715-2423-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome813447.420
8816Los Angeles Dodgers914249.46217.5239268-2921-2621-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium713437.479
9917New York Mets904149.45618.02752631221-2120-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium723240.444
101018Pittsburgh Pirates823646.43919.0260266-621-2515-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field804436.550