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Games on 1968-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim MerrittGene BrabenderRon Perranoski
Boston Red Sox8Chicago White Sox2BoxJim LonborgCisco CarlosSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers2BoxJohn WyattMike Paul(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers5BoxMickey LolichStan WilliamsJohn Wyatt
California Angels10Washington Senators II3BoxTom MurphyFrank BertainaDennis Bennett
California Angels0Washington Senators II1BoxJoe ColemanJim McGlothlin(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves3BoxJoe NiekroPat JarvisPhil Regan
New York Mets4Houston Astros1BoxCal KoonceDave Giusti(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBob MooseDon DrysdaleRon Kline
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants4BoxGaylord PerryLarry Jackson(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim MaloneySteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1116942.622--4443529232-2537-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium513417.667
223Baltimore Orioles1086147.5656.53893266330-2531-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium543024.556
334Boston Red Sox1105951.5369.5425440-1527-2632-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522725.519
445Cleveland Indians1146153.5359.53763463029-2731-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium472522.532
558Oakland Athletics1095653.51412.03693551427-2928-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532627.491
6611Minnesota Twins1075156.47716.03883553322-3129-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552827.509
7712New York Yankees1065056.47216.5343364-2125-2625-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I563323.589
8816California Angels1115160.45918.0356427-7127-3124-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium511635.314
9919Chicago White Sox1074760.43920.0323336-1320-2827-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park552035.364
101020Washington Senators II1074067.37427.0353465-11219-3921-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium542529.463
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1127240.643--41430810635-1837-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502525.500
226Cincinnati Reds1085751.52813.04534341931-2425-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field542628.481
337Chicago Cubs1125953.52713.0408413-529-3130-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502525.500
449San Francisco Giants1105654.50915.03783641428-2428-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park523220.615
5510Atlanta Braves1025052.49017.0300333-3320-2530-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium603129.517
6613Philadelphia Phillies1095158.46819.5364398-3427-3324-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium532528.472
7714Houston Astros1014754.46519.5323347-2419-2928-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome612536.410
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1044856.46220.0340336427-2921-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field583226.552
9917New York Mets1145262.45621.0337340-330-2922-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium482127.438
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1125062.44622.0289333-4423-3127-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium502624.520