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1968 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Detroit Tigers*16210359.636--Mayo Smith$0Willie Horton (895)Joe Sparma (1.35)
    2Baltimore Orioles1629171.56212.0Earl Weaver, Hank Bauer$0Frank Robinson (834)Gene Brabender (1.31)
    3Cleveland Indians1618675.53416.5Alvin Dark$0Tony Horton (713)Steve Hargan (1.39)
    4Boston Red Sox1628676.53117.0Dick Williams$0Carl Yastrzemski (922)Gary Waslewski (1.41)
    5New York Yankees1628379.51220.0Ralph Houk$0Mickey Mantle (782)Joe Verbanic (1.49)
    6Oakland Athletics1628280.50621.0Bob Kennedy$0Rick Monday (773)Chuck Dobson (1.23)
    7Minnesota Twins1627983.48824.0Cal Ermer$0Tony Oliva (833)Ron Perranoski (1.43)
    9Chicago White Sox1626795.41436.0Al Lopez, Les Moss, Eddie Stanky$0Tommy McCraw (668)Cisco Carlos (1.29)
    8California Angels1626795.41436.0Bill Rigney$0Rick Reichardt (749)Rickey Clark (1.36)
    10Washington Senators II1616596.40437.5Jim Lemon$0Frank Howard (890)Frank Bertaina (1.59)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Detroit TigersWon World Series (Cardinals)
    1968 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles917116252755791187215281335347832570101948638049102.225.298.3526501857
    Boston Red Sox86761625303614125320717125558766258297433587741121.236.310.3526621869
    California Angels67951625331498120917033834536250447108052417537103.227.285.3186031694
    Chicago White Sox6795162540546312331693371431905039784040479033108.228.279.3115901681
    Cleveland Indians8675161541651612662103675476115614278583951693796.234.288.3276151773
    Detroit Tigers103591625490671129219039185640263252196461537334124.235.300.3856852115
    Minnesota Twins79831625373562127420741105522985444596649616938106.237.294.3506441878
    New York Yankees83791625310536113715434109501905056695830525630100.214.288.3186061686
    Oakland Athletics82801625406569130019240945221476147210223553783587.240.300.3436431854
    Washington Senators II65961615400524120816037124489291945496039504632125.224.282.3366181814
    1968 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles91712.661625315311451118757942913357010191.217.360.823.536.32
    Boston Red Sox86763.33162551431144712536145361255829741.277.790.783.626.06
    California Angels67953.4316229731143712094985488344710801.157.570.522.806.76
    Chicago White Sox67952.751622044014681233463448713978401.117.560.442.435.15
    Cleveland Indians86752.6616148203214641266516432754278581.167.780.462.625.27
    Detroit Tigers103592.71162591629149012926714491855219641.227.811.123.155.82
    Minnesota Twins79832.89162461329143312745624611054459661.208.000.662.796.07
    New York Yankees83792.79162451127146711375364551095669581.166.970.673.475.88
    Oakland Athletics82802.94162451529145613005694769447210221.228.040.582.926.32
    Washington Senators II65963.6416126828144012085245831244549601.157.550.782.846.00


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