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Games on 1968-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles1BoxEarl WilsonJim HardinDaryl Patterson
Chicago White Sox3California Angels1BoxJoe HorlenClyde WrightWilbur Wood
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians0BoxMel StottlemyreSam McDowell(none)
Minnesota Twins10Oakland Athletics4BoxJim KaatChuck DobsonRon Perranoski
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators II1BoxDick EllsworthFrank Bertaina(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs2BoxBill SingerBill HandsJim Brewer
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxDenny LemasterRay SadeckiSteve Shea
Cincinnati Reds0New York Mets2BoxJerry KoosmanTony Cloninger(none)
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGeorge StoneGrant JacksonClaude Raymond
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMilt PappasJeff JamesCecil Upshaw
St. Louis Cardinals9Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxNelson BrilesSteve Blass(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRon KlineWayne Granger(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1006238.620--4053188729-2333-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium624121.661
223Baltimore Orioles965442.5636.03432845924-2230-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium663729.561
334Cleveland Indians1015645.5546.53363013529-2526-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium603030.500
445Boston Red Sox965145.5319.0357381-2424-2527-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park663531.530
559Oakland Athletics994950.49512.5329321825-2723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum633330.524
6611Minnesota Twins984850.49013.03503163421-2827-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium643133.484
7713California Angels994752.47514.5317384-6724-2523-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium632043.317
8815New York Yankees954550.47414.5309329-2021-2324-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I673829.567
9919Chicago White Sox954154.43218.5276290-1416-2625-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park672641.388
101020Washington Senators II953461.35825.5304402-9815-3519-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium663135.470
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1016635.653--38227710530-1736-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II613130.508
226Cincinnati Reds954946.51614.04003881224-2124-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field673433.507
337Atlanta Braves904644.51114.5265293-2818-2028-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium723537.486
448San Francisco Giants994950.49516.0339332724-2225-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park633924.619
5510Chicago Cubs1004951.49016.5359383-2425-3024-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field623527.565
6612Houston Astros904446.48916.5298309-1119-2725-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome722844.389
7714Philadelphia Phillies974651.47418.0333360-2724-3122-20L9T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium653035.462
8816New York Mets1024854.47118.53032911227-2621-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium602535.417
9917Los Angeles Dodgers994554.45520.0258298-4022-2723-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium633132.492
101018Pittsburgh Pirates914051.44021.0292298-623-2517-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field714031.563


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don McMahonP38.203Traded by White Sox to Tigers for Dennis Ribant. 
Dennis RibantP26.309Traded by Tigers to White Sox for Don McMahon.