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1968 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 516-504 + 12
Manager(s): Alvin Dark
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 857,994 13/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Robert Weaver (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Lipon
Pitching Coach: Clay Bryant
Pitching Coach: Jack Sanford
Third Base Coach: George Strickland

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9171.56212.0
8675.53416.5
8676.53117.0
8379.51220.0
8280.50621.0
7983.48824.0
6795.41436.0
6795.41436.0
6596.40437.5
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Max AlvisCLECHAW 9-0 @CHA5110011000000000755100th career home run
    Sonny SiebertCLECHAW 9-0 @CHA10000000000003001433 sacrifice hits
    Duke SimsCLECHAW 9-0 @CHA43200230010000001912 home runs
    Dave NelsonCLECALL 5-7 vs CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Tommy GramlyCLEDETL 0-5 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Hal KurtzCLEDETL 0-5 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Dave NelsonCLEBOSL 2-3 @BOS301000010100000051st career hit, 1st career stolen base
    Max AlvisCLEWS2L 4-5 @WS260410010000000007664 hits
    Dave NelsonCLEBALW 2-0 @BAL0000001000000100161st career RBI
    Jose CardenalCLECALW 9-2 @CAL42410110000000004644 hits
    Jose VidalCLECALW 9-2 @CAL1110012000000000461st career home run
    Mike PaulCLEMINW 3-1 @MIN100000000010000011st career game
    Joe AzcueCLEWS2W 10-5 vs WS252500020000000005795 hits
    Larry BrownCLEWS2W 10-5 vs WS252400000000000006194 hits
    Vern FullerCLEOAKL 0-1 vs OAK30110000001200001152 hit by pitches
    Billy HarrisCLEBOSL 3-5 vs BOS302000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jose VidalCLEBOSL 3-5 vs BOS1100000101000000621st career stolen base
    Billy HarrisCLEDETL 1-4 vs DET300000010120000161st career stolen base
    Jose CardenalCLEBOSW 8-1 @BOS4121101000000000500500th career game
    Billy HarrisCLEBOSW 8-1 @BOS4220001000100000111st career RBI
    Lou JohnsonCLEMINW 4-1 vs MIN42200220000000005502 home runs
    Mike PaulCLEOAKL 3-4 @OAK1010000000000000131st career hit
    Vicente RomoCLENYAW 4-1 @NYA1010000000000000101st career hit
    Jose CardenalCLECHAW 2-1 @CHA4010000201100000543100th career stolen base
    Tony HortonCLEDETL 3-6 vs DET42200230001000003252 home runs
    Horacio PinaCLEDETL 0-3 vs DET000000000000000011st career game
    Lee MayeCLEBOSW 2-1 vs BOS40410000000000009754 hits
    Jose CardenalCLEWS2W 2-1 @WS221100003110100005563 stolen bases
    Jose CardenalCLEWS2L 9-10 @WS242300221010000005572 home runs
    Eddie LeonCLEMINW 6-1 @MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Russ NagelsonCLEMINW 1-0 @MIN100000000010000011st career game
    Dave NelsonCLEBALW 10-2 vs BAL5341102000000000784 hits
    Lou PiniellaCLECALW 3-2 vs CAL000000100000001091st career RBI
    Russ NagelsonCLENYAL 1-5 @NYA101000000000000051st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Sam McDowellCLEDETL 3-4 @DET 9721021110036000--18756-5211 Strikeouts
    Hal KurtzCLEDETL 0-5 @DET 1.20000000006000--10-01st career game
    Tommy GramlyCLEDETL 0-5 @DET 11000101006000--10-01st career game
    Sam McDowellCLEBOSW 7-0 @BOSW 9500041010036000--18857-5210 Strikeouts
    Steve HarganCLEDETW 2-0 vs DETWSHO910002700028000--8832-28Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Sonny SiebertCLECALL 3-5 vs CALL 8642031000035000--15351-3910 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLEOAKW 3-1 vs OAKWCG9310001600131000--19058-5316 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    Luis TiantCLEMINW 4-0 vs MINWSHO930003900031000--14448-37Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Steve HarganCLEMINW 2-0 vs MINWSHO9300031000034000--9033-2910 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Sam McDowellCLENYAW 3-2 @NYAW 9722131400036000--19159-5314 Strikeouts
    Luis TiantCLENYAW 8-0 @NYAW 9500021000236000--14549-3710 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLEBALW 4-3 @BALW 9832031000138000--19260-5310 Strikeouts
    Stan WilliamsCLEBALW 1-0 vs BALWSHO10200001200033000--25775-6412 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Sonny SiebertCLEBALW 2-0 vs BALWSHO910003610132000--15754-39Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Sam McDowellCLEOAKW 1-0 @OAKWSHO11400031200037000--19461-5412 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Luis TiantCLECALW 5-2 @CALW 9422231200033000--14951-3912 Strikeouts
    Mike PaulCLEMINW 3-1 @MINSv 2.21000040009000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
    Sam McDowellCLEMINW 3-1 @MINW 9411021000033000--19662-5510 Strikeouts
    Billy RohrCLEWS2W 10-5 vs WS2Sv 0.10000000001000--192-31st career save
    Hal KurtzCLECHAW 3-2 vs CHAW 510000300016000--71-01st career win
    Hal KurtzCLECHAW 1-0 vs CHASv 0.10000010001000--81-01st career save
    Mike PaulCLEDETL 4-5 @DETL 2.222111600012000--50-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Sam McDowellCLEOAKL 0-1 vs OAKLCG11511061400043000--19962-5714 Strikeouts
    Luis TiantCLEBOSL 2-7 vs BOSL 6652271000032000--15354-4010 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLECHAW 4-1 @CHAW 861103710136000--20063-57200th career game
    Mike PaulCLEDETW 4-3 vs DET 20000050006000--100-3Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Luis TiantCLEDETW 3-0 vs DETWSHO930002900031000--15556-40Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Eddie FisherCLEDETL 3-14 vs DET 0.14551110006000--40054-42400th career game
    Luis TiantCLEBOSW 8-1 @BOSW 9611021310034000--15657-4013 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLEMINW 4-1 vs MINW 7.1210051110031000--20364-5911 Strikeouts
    Luis TiantCLEMINW 1-0 vs MINWSHO10600001900036000--15758-4019 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Vicente RomoCLEMINW 6-3 vs MINW 520001500018000--51-01st career win
    Sam McDowellCLECALL 0-2 vs CALLCG9320021400032000--20464-6014 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    Vicente RomoCLECALW 8-3 vs CALSv 2.20000130009000--61-01st career save
    Sam McDowellCLEOAKW 6-3 @OAKW 8.2433031500035000--20565-6015 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLENYAL 0-5 vs NYAL 8642011010032000--20866-6110 Strikeouts
    Luis TiantCLENYAW 3-2 vs NYAWCG9522021000033000--16262-4110 Strikeouts
    Luis TiantCLECHAW 3-2 @CHAW 9521031000035000--16563-4210 Strikeouts
    Sonny SiebertCLEDETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO930003800032000--17561-46Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Horacio PinaCLEDETL 0-3 vs DET 20000040006000--10-01st career game
    Horacio PinaCLECHAW 6-5 vs CHASv 0.20000000013000--20-01st career save
    Horacio PinaCLEBOSW 8-2 vs BOSW 8.282102700035000--31-01st career win
    Mike PaulCLEWS2W 6-2 @WS2W 6.141102500023000--281-61st career win
    Stan WilliamsCLEBOSL 1-7 @BOSL 564302800024000--28784-711000th career strikeout
    Luis TiantCLEMINW 6-1 @MINW 9511131600035000--17165-4416 Strikeouts
    Stan WilliamsCLEBALW 2-0 vs BALWSHO940002600032000--29186-73Complete game/Shutout
    Luis TiantCLECALW 3-2 vs CAL 240002500012000--17265-44Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Luis TiantCLENYAW 3-0 @NYAW 9100021100031000--17366-4411 Strikeouts
    Sam McDowellCLEBALW 2-0 @BALW 9400031100031000--22371-6611 Strikeouts


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