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Friday, August 23,1968

Friday, August 23,1968

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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 1968-08-23 Boston Red Sox 4 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Juan Pizarro Dave Leonhard -- 14,354 2:41
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Minnesota Twins 2 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Dean Chance -- 11,058 2:23
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Detroit Tigers 1 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Stan Bahnsen Earl Wilson -- 0 2:23
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Detroit Tigers 3 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I -- 33,880 5:04
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 California Angels 4 Oakland Athletics 9 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Lew Krausse Jim McGlothlin Jack Aker 5,689 3:05
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Cleveland Indians 6 Washington Senators II 2 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Mike Paul Camilo Pascual Eddie Fisher 5,951 2:46
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Pat Jarvis Rick Wise -- 23,408 2:27
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 New York Mets 2 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Crosley Field Gary Nolan Don Cardwell Clay Carroll 10,489 2:28
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Chicago Cubs 2 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Steve Shea Phil Regan -- 16,714 2:29
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 San Francisco Giants 8 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Mike McCormick Bill Singer -- 22,700 2:55
1968 reg season 1968-08-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Hoerner Ron Kline -- 34,845 3:00
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 129 81 48 .628 0.0 525 407 118 L2 36-29 45-19 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 126 73 53 .579 6.5 458 383 75 L1 37-29 36-24 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 132 71 61 .538 11.5 425 408 17 W4 33-30 37-32 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 129 69 60 .535 12.0 489 505 -16 W1 32-32 37-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 128 66 62 .516 14.5 439 418 21 W3 32-31 33-32 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 125 61 64 .488 18.0 401 418 -17 L1 33-29 27-36 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 126 59 67 .468 20.5 445 428 17 L1 25-35 34-32 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 128 57 71 .445 23.5 410 484 -74 L3 29-36 28-35 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 127 53 74 .417 27.0 382 401 -19 W1 24-37 29-37 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 124 47 77 .379 31.5 409 531 -122 L2 24-44 23-33 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 129 82 47 .636 0.0 477 362 115 W1 41-23 41-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 13.0 535 526 9 W2 35-26 31-33 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 13.0 441 408 33 W3 36-27 32-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 130 68 62 .523 14.5 493 498 -5 L1 32-34 36-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 115 57 58 .496 18.0 375 384 -9 W4 24-32 33-26 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 20.5 367 410 -43 W1 23-32 33-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 58 68 .460 22.5 415 458 -43 L1 29-37 29-31 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 116 53 63 .457 22.5 392 378 14 L2 30-34 23-29 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 130 58 72 .446 24.5 379 386 -7 L2 32-34 26-38 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 53 71 .427 26.5 313 377 -64 L7 23-36 30-35 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)