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1968 CLEVELAND INDIANS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  86-75   .534
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Alvin Dark
General Manager:   Gabe Paul
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  857,994
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Leon Wagner (34)
Youngest Player:  Mike Hedlund (21)
Longest Tenure:  Sam McDowell (8)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cardenal (20)
Top Pitcher:  Luis Tiant (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Robert Weaver (#6)

Roster Continuity:  63.77%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Sam McDowell1968-04-171968L  4-3 @ DET  9721021110036000--18756-5211 Strikeouts
Hal Kurtz1968-04-181968L  5-0 @ DET  1.20000000006000--10-01st career game
Tommy Gramly1968-04-181968L  5-0 @ DET  11000101006000--10-01st career game
Sam McDowell1968-04-211968W  7-0 @ BOSW 9500041010036000--18857-5210 Strikeouts
Steve Hargan1968-04-241968W  2-0 vs DETWSHO910002700028000--8832-28Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Sonny Siebert1968-04-301968L  5-3 vs CALL 8642031000035000--15351-3910 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-05-011968W  3-1 vs OAKWCG9310001600131000--19058-5316 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Luis Tiant1968-05-031968W  4-0 vs MINWSHO930003900031000--14448-37Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Steve Hargan1968-05-041968W  2-0 vs MINWSHO9300031000034000--9033-2910 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Sam McDowell1968-05-061968W  3-2 @ NYAW 9722131400036000--19159-5314 Strikeouts
Luis Tiant1968-05-071968W  8-0 @ NYAW 9500021000236000--14549-3710 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-05-111968W  4-3 @ BALW 9832031000138000--19260-5310 Strikeouts
Stan Williams1968-05-181968W  1-0 vs BALWSHO10200001200033000--25775-6412 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Sonny Siebert1968-05-191968W  2-0 vs BALWSHO910003610132000--15754-39Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Sam McDowell1968-05-211968W  1-0 @ OAKWSHO11400031200037000--19461-5412 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Luis Tiant1968-05-261968W  5-2 @ CALW 9422231200033000--14951-3912 Strikeouts
Mike Paul1968-05-271968W  3-1 @ MINSv 2.21000040009000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
Sam McDowell1968-05-301968W  3-1 @ MINW 9411021000033000--19662-5510 Strikeouts
Billy Rohr1968-06-021968W  10-5 vs WS2Sv 0.10000000001000--192-31st career save
Hal Kurtz1968-06-031968W  3-2 vs CHAW 510000300016000--71-01st career win
Hal Kurtz1968-06-051968W  1-0 vs CHASv 0.10000010001000--81-01st career save
Mike Paul1968-06-071968L  5-4 @ DETL 2.222111600012000--50-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Sam McDowell1968-06-131968L  1-0 vs OAKLCG11511061400043000--19962-5714 Strikeouts
Luis Tiant1968-06-141968L  7-2 vs BOSL 6652271000032000--15354-4010 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-06-181968W  4-1 @ CHAW 861103710136000--20063-57200th career game
Mike Paul1968-06-211968W  4-3 vs DET  20000050006000--100-3Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Luis Tiant1968-06-231968W  3-0 vs DETWSHO930002900031000--15556-40Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Eddie Fisher1968-06-241968L  14-3 vs DET  0.14551110006000--40054-42400th career game
Luis Tiant1968-06-291968W  8-1 @ BOSW 9611021310034000--15657-4013 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-07-011968W  4-1 vs MINW 7.1210051110031000--20364-5911 Strikeouts
Luis Tiant1968-07-031968W  1-0 vs MINWSHO10600001900036000--15758-4019 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Vicente Romo1968-07-041968W  6-3 vs MINW 520001500018000--51-01st career win
Sam McDowell1968-07-061968L  2-0 vs CALLCG9320021400032000--20464-6014 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Vicente Romo1968-07-071968W  8-3 vs CALSv 2.20000130009000--61-01st career save
Sam McDowell1968-07-121968W  6-3 @ OAKW 8.2433031500035000--20565-6015 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-07-261968L  5-0 vs NYAL 8642011010032000--20866-6110 Strikeouts
Luis Tiant1968-07-281968W  3-2 vs NYAWCG9522021000033000--16262-4110 Strikeouts
Luis Tiant1968-08-101968W  3-2 @ CHAW 9521031000035000--16563-4210 Strikeouts
Sonny Siebert1968-08-131968W  1-0 vs DETWSHO930003800032000--17561-46Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Horacio Pina1968-08-141968L  3-0 vs DET  20000040006000--10-01st career game
Horacio Pina1968-08-171968W  6-5 vs CHASv 0.20000000013000--20-01st career save
Horacio Pina1968-08-211968W  8-2 vs BOSW 8.282102700035000--31-01st career win
Mike Paul1968-08-231968W  6-2 @ WS2W 6.141102500023000--281-61st career win
Stan Williams1968-08-271968L  7-1 @ BOSL 564302800024000--28784-711000th career strikeout
Luis Tiant1968-09-091968W  6-1 @ MINW 9511131600035000--17165-4416 Strikeouts
Stan Williams1968-09-151968W  2-0 vs BALWSHO940002600032000--29186-73Complete game/Shutout
Luis Tiant1968-09-211968W  3-2 vs CAL  240002500012000--17265-44Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Luis Tiant1968-09-251968W  3-0 @ NYAW 9100021100031000--17366-4411 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1968-09-271968W  2-0 @ BALW 9400031100031000--22371-6611 Strikeouts


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