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Wednesday July 31,1968This 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 1968-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox3BoxDooley WomackGary BellSteve Hamilton
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians2BoxTom PhoebusSonny SiebertGene Brabender
Washington Senators II0Detroit Tigers4BoxDenny McLainFrank Bertaina(none)
Chicago White Sox12Minnesota Twins8BoxWilbur WoodAl WorthingtonHoyt Wilhelm
California Angels1Oakland Athletics4BoxCatfish HunterBill Harrelson(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics4BoxDiego SeguiMarty Pattin(none)
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsDenny Lemaster(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds8BoxGerry ArrigoBob Moose(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Cincinnati Reds1BoxDock EllisJay RitchieRoy Face
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxMudcat GrantJoe GibbonHank Aguirre
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets2BoxMilt PappasJerry KoosmanClaude Raymond
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxNelson BrilesWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1056540.619--4263309630-2435-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium573819.667
223Baltimore Orioles1025745.5596.53653105526-2431-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium603426.567
334Cleveland Indians1075948.5517.03603194129-2529-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium542727.500
445Boston Red Sox1025448.5299.5388414-2625-2629-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park603228.533
557Oakland Athletics1055451.51411.03543431125-2728-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572829.491
6611New York Yankees1014853.47515.0332349-1724-2624-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I613526.574
7713Minnesota Twins1024854.47115.53693422721-3127-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium603129.517
8815California Angels1044856.46216.5324396-7224-2724-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium581939.328
9918Chicago White Sox1004555.45017.5299304-520-2725-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park622240.355
101020Washington Senators II1003664.36026.5322432-11016-3720-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium612932.475
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1067036.660--40228811434-1836-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II562729.482
226Cincinnati Reds1025448.52914.04344171728-2225-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field602931.483
338Chicago Cubs1065452.50916.0387396-925-3029-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field563026.536
449San Francisco Giants1045252.50017.0358354427-2425-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park583622.621
5510Atlanta Braves964749.49018.0279315-3619-2528-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium663432.515
6612Houston Astros954550.47419.5308326-1819-2826-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome672740.403
7714Philadelphia Phillies1034855.46620.5348381-3324-3124-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium592831.475
8816Pittsburgh Pirates984553.45921.0327323424-2621-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field643529.547
9917New York Mets1074958.45821.5315313227-2622-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium552431.436
101019Los Angeles Dodgers1054758.44822.5271316-4523-3124-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium572928.509


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Floyd RobinsonOF32.083Purchased by Red Sox from Athletics.