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Saturday, August 17,1968

Saturday, August 17,1968

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Detroit Tigers 10 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Don McMahon Lee Stange John Wyatt 28,778 3:53
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Washington Senators II 3 California Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Andy Messersmith Camilo Pascual -- 11,675 2:47
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Stan Williams Bob Priddy Horacio Pina 9,976 2:51
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Baltimore Orioles 8 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave McNally Bob Miller -- 21,160 3:00
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 New York Yankees 3 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dooley Womack Catfish Hunter -- 15,637 2:16
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Cincinnati Reds 4 Chicago Cubs 0 box | pbp Wrigley Field Tony Cloninger Fergie Jenkins -- 23,134 2:47
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Houston Astros 1 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Don Wilson Jim McAndrew John Buzhardt 17,529 2:25
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 San Francisco Giants 6 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Shibe Park Juan Marichal Rick Wise Frank Linzy 9,526 2:45
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Forbes Field Bob Moose Mike Kekich Ron Kline 8,181 2:21
1968 reg season 1968-08-17 Atlanta Braves 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pat Jarvis Larry Jaster -- 46,537 2:06
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
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 122 78 44 .639 0.0 504 384 120 W3 36-26 42-18 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 121 70 51 .579 7.5 441 368 73 W1 34-28 36-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 66 57 .537 12.5 474 488 -14 L2 30-29 36-28 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 12.5 403 387 16 W2 32-30 34-29 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 15.0 413 392 21 L2 32-31 30-29 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 120 57 63 .475 20.0 437 409 28 L1 25-34 32-29 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 20.0 381 404 -23 W2 30-27 26-35 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 122 55 67 .451 23.0 389 462 -73 W1 29-34 26-33 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 120 49 71 .408 28.0 352 380 -28 L4 21-34 28-37 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 119 45 74 .378 31.5 389 509 -120 L1 22-42 23-32 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 123 78 45 .634 0.0 449 341 108 L2 39-21 39-24 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 13.0 413 388 25 W2 32-25 32-32 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 118 62 56 .525 13.5 504 485 19 W4 33-26 28-31 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 64 59 .520 14.0 458 472 -14 L4 32-33 32-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 112 55 57 .491 17.5 345 371 -26 W2 23-27 32-30 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 110 53 57 .482 18.5 352 366 -14 W3 23-31 30-26 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 55 65 .458 21.5 392 434 -42 L3 29-36 26-29 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 50 60 .455 21.5 350 355 -5 W1 28-31 22-29 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 124 56 68 .452 22.5 356 362 -6 L2 32-33 24-35 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 23.0 302 347 -45 L2 23-33 30-33 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)