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Wednesday December 4,1968This 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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Standings at end of 1968 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers16410361.628--67149217947-3656-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium-20-2
223Baltimore Orioles1629171.56211.05794978244-3847-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium000
335Cleveland Indians1628775.53715.05165041243-3843-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium-1-10
446Boston Red Sox1628676.53116.0614611340-4146-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
559New York Yankees1648480.51219.0536531544-3839-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I-2-1-1
6610Oakland Athletics1638380.50919.55695442538-4244-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-1-10
7711Minnesota Twins1627983.48823.05625461638-4341-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
8818Chicago White Sox1626795.41435.0463527-6431-5036-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park000
9919California Angels1626795.41435.0498615-11735-4632-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium000
101020Washington Senators II1616596.40436.5524665-14131-4934-47W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1629765.599--58347211150-3147-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II000
224San Francisco Giants1638875.5409.55995297046-3642-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-10-1
337Chicago Cubs1638578.52112.5612611137-4447-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field-1-10
448Cincinnati Reds1638479.51513.56906731743-3840-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field-1-10
5512Atlanta Braves1446975.47919.0437489-5232-3937-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium18126.667
6613Houston Astros1406773.47919.0450481-3129-4138-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome22517.227
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1597584.47220.5457494-3734-4441-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium312.333
8815Philadelphia Phillies1627686.46921.0543615-7238-4338-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium000
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1436677.46221.54804611935-4031-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field19145.737
101017New York Mets1637489.45423.5473499-2641-4032-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium-1-10


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Aspromonte3B30.168Traded by Astros to Braves for Marty Martinez. 
Curt BlefaryOF-1B25.152Traded by Orioles with John Mason to Astros for Enzo Hernandez, Elijah Johnson and Mike Cuellar. 
Mike CuellarP31.210Traded by Astros with Enzo Hernandez and Elijah Johnson to Orioles for John Mason and Curt Blefary. 
Enzo HernandezSS19.295Traded by Astros with Elijah Johnson and Mike Cuellar to Orioles for John Mason and Curt Blefary. 
Mike KekichP23.246Traded by Dodgers to Yankees for Andy Kosco. 
Andy KoscoOF27.060Traded by Yankees to Dodgers for Mike Kekich. 
Marty MartinezSS-3B27.103Traded by Braves to Astros for Bob Aspromonte. 
Dick SimpsonOF25.129Traded by Astros to Yankees for Dooley Womack. 
Dooley WomackP29.101Traded by Yankees to Astros for Dick Simpson.