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Games on 1968-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox2BoxRay CulpWilbur WoodBill Landis
New York Yankees5California Angels2BoxLindy McDanielGeorge Brunet(none)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians3BoxDenny McLainVicente Romo(none)
Washington Senators II2Minnesota Twins0BoxCamilo PascualJim Kaat(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics1BoxPete RichertLew KrausseGene Brabender
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs7BoxBill HandsLarry Jaster(none)
Atlanta Braves9Cincinnati Reds2BoxGeorge StoneGeorge CulverCecil Upshaw

Standings as of 1968-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1187543.636--48737411333-2542-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442816.636
223Baltimore Orioles1156748.5836.54193477231-2536-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium472423.511
334Boston Red Sox1176354.53811.5448461-1330-2933-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park452322.511
446Cleveland Indians1216457.52912.53923761632-3031-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium402218.550
557Oakland Athletics1176156.52113.53983772132-3128-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452124.467
6611Minnesota Twins1145460.47419.04153862925-3429-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482523.521
7714New York Yankees1135261.46020.5365394-2926-2626-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I493118.633
8817California Angels1175364.45321.5375446-7129-3424-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium451431.311
9919Chicago White Sox1144866.42125.0331353-2220-2928-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park481929.396
101020Washington Senators II1144371.37730.0373489-11620-3923-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium472225.468
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1187642.644--43232211037-2039-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442123.477
225Chicago Cubs1186355.53413.0440443-332-3331-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field442123.477
338San Francisco Giants1166056.51715.03953761928-2432-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park462818.609
449Cincinnati Reds1145856.50916.0473466731-2626-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field482523.521
5510Atlanta Braves1085355.49118.0325352-2721-2532-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium542826.519
6612Houston Astros1044955.47120.0335355-2019-2930-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome582335.397
7713Philadelphia Phillies1145361.46521.0373408-3529-3624-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium482325.479
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1074958.45821.5347350-328-3121-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field553124.564
9916Los Angeles Dodgers1175364.45322.5301341-4023-3130-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium452322.511
101018New York Mets1205466.45023.0349357-832-3322-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium421923.452