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Saturday August 24,1968This 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 1968-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim HardinDave Morehead(none)
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox4BoxJack FisherTom HallHoyt Wilhelm
Minnesota Twins9Chicago White Sox1BoxDave BoswellBob Priddy(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees2BoxMel StottlemyreDenny McLain(none)
California Angels5Oakland Athletics9BoxBlue Moon OdomSammy EllisDiego Segui
Cleveland Indians2Washington Senators II1BoxSteve HarganPhil Ortega(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves3BoxJerry JohnsonGeorge StoneGary Wagner
New York Mets7Cincinnati Reds10BoxGerry ArrigoJerry KoosmanTed Abernathy
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros5BoxDave GiustiKen Holtzman(none)
San Francisco Giants9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRay SadeckiDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRoy FaceBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1308149.623--52640911736-3045-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium322210.688
223Baltimore Orioles1277453.5835.54643867837-2937-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium351718.486
334Cleveland Indians1337261.54110.54274091834-3037-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium281414.500
447Boston Red Sox1306961.53112.0492511-1932-3337-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321715.531
558Oakland Athletics1296762.51913.54484232532-3134-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331518.455
6611New York Yankees1266264.49217.0403419-1633-2928-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I362115.583
7713Minnesota Twins1286068.46920.04564332326-3634-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341915.559
8817California Angels1295772.44223.5415493-7829-3728-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium331023.303
9919Chicago White Sox1295475.41926.5387412-2524-3730-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park331320.394
101020Washington Senators II1254778.37631.5410533-12324-4423-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium361818.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1308248.631--48136811341-2341-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321517.469
225Cincinnati Reds1266858.54012.05455331235-2632-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field361521.417
336San Francisco Giants1286959.53912.04504153537-2732-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park341915.559
449Chicago Cubs1316863.51914.5494503-932-3536-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311615.516
5510Houston Astros1165858.50017.0380385-524-3234-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome461432.304
6612Atlanta Braves1195663.47120.5370414-4423-3233-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium432518.581
7714Philadelphia Phillies1275968.46521.5419461-4230-3729-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium351718.486
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1175463.46221.53983821631-3423-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field452619.578
9916New York Mets1315873.44324.5386396-1032-3526-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium311516.484
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1255372.42426.5320386-6623-3630-36L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium372314.622