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Wednesday August 7,1968This 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 1968-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim HardinDave Boswell(none)
Minnesota Twins6Baltimore Orioles9BoxPete RichertRon PerranoskiEddie Watt
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox2BoxDick EllsworthBob Priddy(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers6BoxEarl WilsonSam McDowellDaryl Patterson
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees3BoxMel StottlemyreJim Nash(none)
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees3BoxLew KrausseSteve HamiltonEd Sprague
California Angels4Washington Senators II2BoxSammy EllisCamilo PascualAndy Messersmith
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves10BoxGeorge StoneKen Holtzman(none)
New York Mets3Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerTom SeaverSteve Shea
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDon SuttonAl McBean(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants4BoxFrank LinzyDick Hall(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMel NelsonGeorge CulverDick Hughes

Standings as of 1968-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1127042.625--4503539732-2538-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium503317.660
223Baltimore Orioles1106347.5736.04013326930-2533-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium522824.538
334Boston Red Sox1116051.5419.5428442-1428-2632-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park512625.510
445Cleveland Indians1156154.53010.53773522529-2831-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium462521.543
558Oakland Athletics1115754.51412.53733611228-3028-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512526.490
6611New York Yankees1085157.47217.0349368-1925-2626-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I543222.593
7713Minnesota Twins1095158.46817.53943672722-3329-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium532825.528
8814California Angels1125260.46418.0360429-6928-3124-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium501535.300
9919Chicago White Sox1084761.43521.0325339-1420-2827-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park542034.370
101020Washington Senators II1084068.37028.0355469-11419-3921-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium532528.472
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1137340.646--41730910835-1838-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492425.490
226Cincinnati Reds1095752.52314.04544371731-2525-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field532627.491
337Chicago Cubs1135954.52214.0410423-1329-3230-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492524.510
449San Francisco Giants1115754.51415.03823671528-2429-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park513120.608
5510Atlanta Braves1035152.49517.0310335-2520-2531-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium593029.508
6612Houston Astros1024854.47119.5327350-2319-2929-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome602436.400
7715Philadelphia Phillies1105159.46420.5367402-3527-3424-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium522527.481
8816Pittsburgh Pirates1054857.45721.0342342027-3021-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field573225.561
9917New York Mets1155263.45222.0340344-430-3022-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium472126.447
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1135162.45122.0295335-4023-3128-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium492524.510


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Norm Siebern1B-OF35.012Released by Red Sox.