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Games on 1968-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave McNallyStan Bahnsen(none)
Cleveland Indians9California Angels5BoxLuis TiantBill HarrelsonVicente Romo
Boston Red Sox10Minnesota Twins2BoxGary BellDean Chance(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics2BoxJohn HillerChuck DobsonPat Dobson
Chicago White Sox3Washington Senators II0BoxBob LockerDick BosmanDennis Ribant
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs7BoxJoe NiekroMike McCormickPhil Regan
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs4BoxFrank LinzyPhil Regan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds8BoxJim MaloneyNelson BrilesClay Carroll
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDon SuttonLarry Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1438954.622--57844413440-3449-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium19145.737
223Baltimore Orioles1418160.5747.05154387738-3143-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium211011.476
334Boston Red Sox1417665.53912.0547543434-3542-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park211011.476
446Cleveland Indians1457768.53113.04674541337-3339-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1697.563
559Oakland Athletics1437271.50317.0487483436-3635-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19109.526
6610New York Yankees1427171.50017.5451463-1238-3432-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I20128.600
7713Minnesota Twins1416774.47521.05034733030-3937-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium21129.571
8818California Angels1426181.43027.5450542-9232-4129-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium20614.300
9919Chicago White Sox1415982.41829.0414453-3926-4233-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park21813.381
101020Washington Senators II1395683.40331.0461580-11927-4629-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium22913.409
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1418952.631--51439611847-2542-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II21813.381
225San Francisco Giants1417566.53214.05044663839-3136-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park21138.619
337Cincinnati Reds1387365.52914.55955752037-3035-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field241014.417
448Chicago Cubs1447569.52115.5544558-1434-3840-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1899.500
5511Houston Astros1246163.49219.5405407-227-3634-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381127.289
6612Atlanta Braves1286266.48420.5405434-2929-3433-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium341915.559
7714Philadelphia Phillies1406575.46423.5466526-6031-3934-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium221111.500
8815New York Mets1446579.45125.5428432-435-3529-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium18810.444
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1215467.44625.0400401-131-3523-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field412615.634
101017Los Angeles Dodgers1376077.43827.0374440-6627-3933-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium25169.640