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Tuesday September 17,1968This 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 1968-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox2BoxRay CulpDave McNally(none)
Oakland Athletics1Chicago White Sox2BoxJoe HorlenJim Nash(none)
Oakland Athletics8Chicago White Sox1BoxBlue Moon OdomJack Fisher(none)
Washington Senators II4Cleveland Indians2BoxBarry MooreSam McDowellBob Humphreys
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers2BoxJoe SparmaSteve Hamilton(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxClaude OsteenJim MaloneyJim Brewer
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets3BoxJim McAndrewKen Holtzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBob MooseChris ShortBruce Dal Canton
St. Louis Cardinals0San Francisco Giants1BoxGaylord PerryBob Gibson(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros5BoxMike CuellarPat Jarvis(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1549856.636--64146217943-3455-22W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium853.625
223Baltimore Orioles1538766.56910.55524737942-3645-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium945.444
335Cleveland Indians1558273.52916.54994871240-3641-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium642.667
446Boston Red Sox1528072.52617.0573581-836-3944-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1064.600
557New York Yankees1548173.52617.05134872642-3638-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I826.250
6610Oakland Athletics1547876.50620.05315201137-4040-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844.500
7713Minnesota Twins1517279.47724.55285072134-4138-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1174.636
8818California Angels1526587.42832.0475578-10334-4331-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1028.200
9919Chicago White Sox1536390.41234.5434496-6228-4735-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park945.444
101020Washington Senators II1525993.38838.0488643-15528-4931-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium963.667
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1529359.612--55044011049-2744-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1046.400
224San Francisco Giants1538271.53611.55495014843-3439-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park963.667
338Cincinnati Reds1517972.52313.56536341939-3339-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1147.364
449Chicago Cubs1547975.51315.0583583036-4142-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field853.625
5511Atlanta Braves1356570.48119.5417453-3630-3735-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium271611.593
6612Houston Astros1316368.48119.5426446-2028-3935-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome31922.290
7714Philadelphia Phillies1527181.46722.0509584-7535-4136-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1055.500
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1496980.46322.5430472-4232-4137-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1376.538
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1326171.46222.04464311535-3626-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field301911.633
101017New York Mets1536984.45124.5440459-1937-3831-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium945.444