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Saturday, August 3,1968

Saturday, August 3,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 California Angels  3  Boston Red Sox  8  box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Ellsworth Sammy Ellis -- 23,929 2:19
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 California Angels  3  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Sparky Lyle Bobby Locke Lee Stange 26,195 2:57
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Washington Senators II  3  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Hannan Joe Horlen Barry Moore 0 2:11
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Washington Senators II  2  Chicago White Sox  6  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bob Priddy Phil Ortega -- 15,022 2:20
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Oakland Athletics  1  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sam McDowell Blue Moon Odom Vicente Romo 7,292 2:30
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Detroit Tigers  0  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dean Chance Earl Wilson -- 22,828 2:14
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Baltimore Orioles  1  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mel Stottlemyre Jim Hardin -- 13,708 2:07
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Cincinnati Reds  0  Atlanta Braves  1  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ron Reed George Culver -- 0 1:49
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Cincinnati Reds  5  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Clay Carroll Ken Johnson -- 23,961 2:09
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Houston Astros  1  box | pbp Astrodome Chris Short Mike Cuellar -- 19,185 1:55
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 New York Mets  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  8  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bill Singer Al Jackson -- 14,065 2:37
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Pittsburgh Pirates  0  San Francisco Giants  7  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ray Sadecki Bob Veale -- 9,251 2:15
1968 reg season Aug 3,1968 Chicago Cubs  3  St. Louis Cardinals  2  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bill Hands Ray Washburn Phil Regan 38,264 2:22
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1968 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 108 66 42 .611 0.0 435 348 87 L1 31-25 35-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 105 59 46 .562 5.5 375 315 60 L1 28-25 31-21 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 7.0 366 330 36 W1 29-25 30-26 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 107 57 50 .533 8.5 409 425 -16 W3 25-26 32-24 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 107 55 52 .514 10.5 360 348 12 L1 26-28 28-25 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 104 50 54 .481 14.0 337 354 -17 W1 25-26 25-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 105 50 55 .476 14.5 382 349 33 W1 21-31 29-24 7 7 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 108 49 59 .454 17.0 334 417 -83 L3 25-30 24-29 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 104 46 58 .442 18.0 313 324 -11 W1 20-28 26-30 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 104 39 65 .375 25.0 347 448 -101 L1 19-38 20-27 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 71 38 .651 0.0 406 295 111 L2 35-18 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 105 55 50 .524 14.0 440 427 13 W1 29-23 25-28 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 14.0 397 399 -2 W5 27-30 30-22 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 16.0 368 357 11 W1 28-24 26-29 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 99 49 50 .495 17.0 287 322 -35 L1 20-25 29-25 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 98 46 52 .469 19.5 314 335 -21 L1 19-29 27-23 6 6 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 101 47 54 .465 20.0 336 332 4 L1 26-27 21-27 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 106 49 57 .462 20.5 354 388 -34 W1 25-32 24-25 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 110 50 60 .455 21.5 320 327 -7 L1 28-27 22-33 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 22.5 281 321 -40 W1 23-31 25-29 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)