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Games on 1968-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians3BoxStan WilliamsRay CulpVicente Romo
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers4BoxMickey LolichDennis RibantDon McMahon
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins3BoxJim MerrittFritz Peterson(none)
California Angels1Oakland Athletics2BoxCatfish HunterDennis Bennett(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds7BoxTed AbernathyTommie Sisk(none)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxGaylord PerryDon Sutton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxChris ShortLarry Jaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1278146.638--52140211936-2745-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium352213.629
223Baltimore Orioles1257352.5847.04553797637-2936-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium371819.486
334Cleveland Indians1317061.53413.04194061332-3037-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium301614.533
447Boston Red Sox1286860.53113.5485502-1731-3237-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park341816.529
559Oakland Athletics1276562.51216.04304141632-3132-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351718.486
6611New York Yankees1235964.48020.0396414-1833-2926-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I392415.615
7712Minnesota Twins1255966.47221.04434241925-3434-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372017.541
8817California Angels1275770.44924.0406475-6929-3528-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium351025.286
9919Chicago White Sox1265274.41328.5378399-2124-3728-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park361521.417
101020Washington Senators II1234776.38232.0407525-11824-4423-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium381820.474
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1288147.633--47436011441-2340-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II341618.471
225Cincinnati Reds1246658.53213.0531524735-2630-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field381721.447
336San Francisco Giants1266759.53213.04334052835-2732-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park362115.583
448Chicago Cubs1296861.52713.5491495-432-3336-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field331617.485
5510Houston Astros1145658.49118.0372382-1024-3232-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome481632.333
6613Atlanta Braves1175562.47020.5361410-4923-3232-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium452619.578
7714Philadelphia Phillies1255867.46421.5415452-3729-3629-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium371819.486
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1155362.46121.53903751530-3323-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field472720.574
9916New York Mets1295871.45023.5377382-532-3326-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium331518.455
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1235370.43125.5310369-5923-3630-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium392316.590