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Games on 1968-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox1BoxTom PhoebusJim LonborgEddie Watt
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers9BoxJohn HillerJoe Verbanic(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins4BoxJim MerrittSammy Ellis(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBill SingerRon Reed(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDock EllisRick Wise(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants8BoxRich RobertsonClay CarrollFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1968-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1539756.634--63946117843-3454-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium963.667
223Baltimore Orioles1528765.5729.55524718142-3545-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1046.400
335Cleveland Indians1548272.53215.54974831440-3641-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium743.571
446New York Yankees1538172.52916.05124852742-3538-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I927.222
558Boston Red Sox1517972.52317.0571581-1036-3943-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1174.636
6610Oakland Athletics1527775.50719.5522517536-3940-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1055.500
7713Minnesota Twins1517279.47724.05285072134-4138-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1174.636
8818California Angels1526587.42831.5475578-10334-4331-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1028.200
9919Chicago White Sox1516289.41134.0431487-5628-4734-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1156.455
101020Washington Senators II1515893.38438.0484641-15727-4931-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1073.700
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1519358.616--55043911149-2644-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1147.364
224San Francisco Giants1528171.53312.55485014743-3438-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1073.700
337Cincinnati Reds1507971.52713.56486272139-3239-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1248.333
449Chicago Cubs1537974.51615.0581580136-4042-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field954.556
5511Atlanta Braves1356570.48120.0417453-3630-3735-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium271611.593
6612Houston Astros1316368.48120.0426446-2028-3935-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome31922.290
7714Philadelphia Phillies1517180.47022.0507580-7335-4136-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1156.455
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1486880.45923.5423467-4432-4136-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1486.571
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1316071.45823.04424291334-3626-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field312011.645
101017New York Mets1526884.44725.5437457-2037-3830-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1055.500