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1968 World SeriesDetroit Tigers vs St. Louis Cardinals
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Lou Brock played for SLN in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultDetroit Tigers defeated St. Louis Cardinals 4 games to 3
Most Valuable Player of SeriesMickey Lolich

Detroit Tigers ManagerMayo Smith
St. Louis Cardinals ManagerRed Schoendienst

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Game #1 - Wednesday October 2,1968

St. Louis Cardinals 4   Detroit Tigers 0

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WP:   Bob Gibson
LP:   Denny McLain
SV:   (none)
HR:   Lou Brock

Game #2 - Thursday October 3,1968

Detroit Tigers 8   St. Louis Cardinals 1

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Game #3 - Saturday October 5,1968

St. Louis Cardinals 7   Detroit Tigers 3

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Game #4 - Sunday October 6,1968

St. Louis Cardinals 10   Detroit Tigers 1

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WP:   Bob Gibson
LP:   Denny McLain
SV:   (none)
HR:   Lou Brock, Jim Northrup, Bob Gibson

Game #5 - Monday October 7,1968

Detroit Tigers 5   St. Louis Cardinals 3

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WP:   Mickey Lolich
LP:   Joe Hoerner
SV:   (none)
HR:   Orlando Cepeda

Game #6 - Wednesday October 9,1968

Detroit Tigers 13   St. Louis Cardinals 1

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WP:   Denny McLain
LP:   Ray Washburn
SV:   (none)
HR:   Al Kaline, Jim Northrup

Game #7 - Thursday October 10,1968

Detroit Tigers 4   St. Louis Cardinals 1

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WP:   Mickey Lolich
LP:   Bob Gibson
SV:   (none)
HR:   Mike Shannon

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Al KalineOF337296112028000700000.379.379.6551.03419429.450.276.2760.0024.140.006.9014.5036.36
Jim NorthrupOF28728470128001500000.250.276.536.81215329.238.286.3213.4517.245.006.9014.0042.86
Mickey StanleyOF25728460100002400000.214.267.286.5538130.250.072.1436.6713.332.000.000.0016.67
Dick McAuliffe2B-SS28727560013004600000.222.323.333.6569131.250.111.25912.9019.351.503.2327.0016.67
Norm Cash1B337265100015003500000.385.448.500.94813129.450.115.23110.3417.241.673.4526.0010.00
Bill FreehanC26724021002004800000.083.214.125.3393128.125.042.20814.2928.572.000.000.0050.00
Willie HortonOF25723671113005600000.304.429.565.99413328.375.261.47817.8621.431.203.5723.0042.86
Don Wert3B29617120002006500000.118.348.118.4662023.167.000.35326.0921.740.830.000.000.00
Mickey LolichP27312230012001500000.250.308.500.8086113.333.250.3337.6938.465.007.6912.0033.33
Denny McLainP2436000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Tom MatchickSS-3B2433000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Eddie Mathews3B3623010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Jim PriceC2622000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Earl WilsonP3311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Gates BrownOF2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Wayne ComerOF24110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Mike ShannonOF-3B28729381014001500000.276.300.414.71412230.304.138.1723.3316.675.003.3329.0025.00
Lou BrockOF297286133125703400000.464.516.8571.37324631.500.393.7509.6812.901.336.4514.0046.15
Orlando Cepeda1B30728270026002300000.250.300.464.76413230.217.214.2866.6710.001.506.6714.0028.57
Curt FloodOF30728481002302200000.286.333.321.6549130.308.035.2146.676.671.000.000.0012.50
Julian Javier3B-2B31727191003103400000.333.400.370.77010130.391.037.18510.0013.331.330.000.0011.11
Tim McCarverC26727390214003200000.333.400.593.99316330.333.260.37010.006.670.673.3327.0033.33
Dal MaxvillSS-2B29722100000003500000.000.120.000.1200025.000.000.13612.0020.001.670.000.000.00
Roger MarisOF33619531001003300000.158.273.211.4844122.188.053.21113.6413.641.000.000.0033.33
Bob GibsonP3238210012001200000.125.222.500.722419.000.375.50011.1122.222.0011.118.00100.00
Ron DavisOF2627000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Nelson BrilesP2424000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Phil Gagliano2B-OF2633000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ray WashburnP3023000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Joe HoernerP3132010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Dave RickettsC32110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Johnny EdwardsC3011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Bobby TolanOF2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Ed Spiezio3B26110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Mickey Lolich301.6733027.020562100.966.670.002.007.003.500.001.00027
Denny McLain123.2431016.218641301.369.720.002.167.023.250.00.33324
Pat Dobson003.863004.2521001.439.640.001.930.000.000.00.00026
Earl Wilson016.231004.1436302.448.310.0012.466.230.500.00.00033
Daryl Patterson000.002003.0101000.673.000.003.000.000.000.00.00024
Don McMahon0013.502002.0430102.0018.000.000.004.5000.00.00038
Fred Lasher000.001002.0100100.504.500.000.004.5000.00.00026
John Hiller0013.502002.0633104.5027.000.0013.504.500.330.00.00025
Joe Sparma0054.001000.12200020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.00026
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Bob Gibson211.6733027.018543500.816.000.001.3311.678.750.00.66732
Nelson Briles015.5620011.11374701.5310.320.003.185.561.750.00.00024
Ray Washburn119.822007.1787601.978.590.008.597.360.860.00.50030
Joe Hoerner013.863014.2525302.389.640.009.645.790.600.00.00031
Ron Willis008.313004.1244301.464.150.008.316.230.750.00.00024
Steve Carlton006.752004.0731302.0015.750.002.256.753.000.00.00023
Wayne Granger000.001002.0001100.500.000.004.504.501.000.00.00024
Mel Nelson000.001001.0000100.000.000.000.009.0000.00.00032
Dick Hughes000.001000.12000020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.00030
Larry Jaster00null1000.023100----------0.00null.00024