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Saturday, July 6,1968

Saturday, July 6,1968

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Minnesota Twins 2 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Gary Bell Dave Boswell Lee Stange 24,617 2:31
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 California Angels 2 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium George Brunet Sam McDowell -- 11,300 2:08
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Oakland Athletics 4 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Chuck Dobson Earl Wilson -- 26,008 2:41
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Baltimore Orioles 5 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dave Leonhard Steve Barber -- 13,220 2:37
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Chicago White Sox 4 Washington Senators II 8 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Joe Coleman Jack Fisher -- 3,271 2:32
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Fergie Jenkins Luke Walker -- 0 2:50
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Chicago Cubs 10 box | pbp Wrigley Field Gary Ross Tommie Sisk -- 30,794 2:38
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Cincinnati Reds 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Clay Carroll Bill Singer Ted Abernathy 19,684 2:45
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 New York Mets 11 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Shibe Park Al Jackson Woodie Fryman Cal Koonce 4,032 3:03
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 St. Louis Cardinals 3 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Gibson Juan Marichal -- 28,233 2:20
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Houston Astros 0 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Dave Giusti -- 6,808 1:52
1968 reg season 1968-07-06 Houston Astros 1 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ken Johnson Don Wilson -- 14,554 2:39
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1968 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 82 53 29 .646 0.0 338 250 88 L1 23-17 30-12 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 85 47 38 .553 7.5 269 244 25 L1 21-20 25-19 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 78 42 36 .538 9.0 281 237 44 W1 19-18 23-18 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 79 41 38 .519 10.5 287 298 -11 W6 18-20 23-18 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 81 40 41 .494 12.5 267 247 20 W1 20-23 19-19 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 79 39 40 .494 12.5 251 244 7 L4 20-26 19-14 6 6 9 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 81 38 43 .469 14.5 251 313 -62 W1 18-21 20-22 7 7 15 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 78 35 43 .449 16.0 250 279 -29 L1 17-21 18-22 8 8 18 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 77 33 44 .429 17.5 229 237 -8 L1 14-26 19-18 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 76 30 46 .395 20.0 255 329 -74 W1 12-24 18-22 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 82 52 30 .634 0.0 297 232 65 W6 28-16 24-14 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 81 43 38 .531 8.5 336 313 23 W4 22-19 20-20 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 83 42 41 .506 10.5 289 288 1 L2 20-18 22-23 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 75 37 38 .493 11.5 220 253 -33 L2 16-19 21-19 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 76 37 39 .487 12.0 251 266 -15 L1 17-24 20-15 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 73 35 38 .479 12.5 242 232 10 L2 21-23 14-15 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 84 40 44 .476 13.0 220 239 -19 L6 20-21 20-23 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 80 38 42 .475 13.0 252 231 21 W1 20-19 18-23 8 8 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 74 34 40 .459 14.0 244 260 -16 W1 11-21 23-19 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 82 37 45 .451 15.0 297 334 -37 W2 15-25 22-20 10 10 17 -- dnq
20 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Lenny Green -- Hist Released by Tigers
Bill Heath Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Sold by New York Yankees to Los Angeles Dodgers
2 record(s)