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Wednesday, September 18,1968

Wednesday, September 18,1968

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Games on this date
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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 1968-09-18 Baltimore Orioles 0 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Ellsworth Roger Nelson Lee Stange 8,918 2:41
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 California Angels 3 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dean Chance Bill Harrelson Ron Perranoski 0 2:40
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 California Angels 4 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Clyde Wright Danny Morris Marty Pattin 5,104 2:42
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 Atlanta Braves 2 Houston Astros 0 box | pbp Astrodome Phil Niekro Denny Lemaster -- 6,392 1:50
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 Cincinnati Reds 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Gerry Arrigo Don Sutton Ted Abernathy 11,325 2:37
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 Chicago Cubs 7 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Rich Nye Jerry Koosman Phil Regan 9,212 2:50
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Shibe Park Jerry Johnson Bob Veale Gary Wagner 2,463 1:58
1968 reg season 1968-09-18 St. Louis Cardinals 2 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Ray Washburn Bobby Bolin -- 4,703 2:19
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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 154 98 56 .636 0.0 641 462 179 W8 43-34 55-22 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 154 87 67 .565 11.0 552 477 75 L2 42-37 45-30 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 153 81 72 .529 16.5 577 581 -4 W2 36-39 45-33 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 155 82 73 .529 16.5 499 487 12 L1 40-36 41-38 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 154 81 73 .526 17.0 513 487 26 L2 42-36 38-38 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 154 78 76 .506 20.0 531 520 11 W1 37-40 40-37 6 6 10 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 153 73 80 .477 24.5 535 514 21 L1 34-41 39-39 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 154 66 88 .429 32.0 482 585 -103 W1 35-44 31-44 8 8 18 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 153 63 90 .412 34.5 434 496 -62 L1 28-47 35-43 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 152 59 93 .388 38.0 488 643 -155 W1 28-49 31-44 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 153 94 59 .614 0.0 552 440 112 W1 50-27 44-32 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 154 82 72 .532 12.5 549 503 46 L1 43-34 39-38 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 152 80 72 .526 13.5 655 634 21 W1 40-33 39-40 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 155 80 75 .516 15.0 590 585 5 W1 37-41 42-35 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 136 66 70 .485 19.5 419 453 -34 W1 31-37 35-33 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 132 63 69 .477 20.5 426 448 -22 L3 28-39 35-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 153 72 81 .471 22.0 511 585 -74 W1 35-41 37-40 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 150 69 81 .460 23.5 430 474 -44 L1 32-41 37-40 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 61 72 .459 23.0 447 433 14 L1 35-37 26-35 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 154 69 85 .448 25.5 442 466 -24 L1 37-38 31-48 10 10 17 -- dnq
20 record(s)