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Games on 1967-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles3BoxEd ConnollyStu MillerSonny Siebert
New York Yankees1California Angels0BoxBill MonbouquetteGeorge Brunet(none)
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers2BoxDenny McLainHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers4BoxDon McMahonDave WickershamWilbur Wood
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterDave MoreheadJack Aker
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Athletics5BoxJohn WyattBill StaffordBucky Brandon
Washington Senators II2Minnesota Twins3BoxAl WorthingtonDave Baldwin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs8BoxJoe NiekroJohn Gelnar(none)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds5BoxMilt PappasMike Cuellar(none)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets3BoxRon TaylorJay Ritchie(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTurk FarrellFrank Linzy(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDon SuttonDick Hughes(none)

Standings as of 1967-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1967 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1066046.566--3673313629-2831-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park562927.518
223Boston Red Sox1095950.5412.54894296028-2931-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park533320.623
334Detroit Tigers1095950.5412.54654263927-3231-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium533221.604
447Minnesota Twins1095851.5323.54524034921-3137-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium533320.623
559California Angels1115853.5234.5385410-2520-3238-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium502624.520
6612Washington Senators II1115556.4957.5395449-5425-3330-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium502129.420
7714Cleveland Indians1105159.46411.0390413-2324-3027-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium522428.462
8815Baltimore Orioles1074958.45811.54443925223-2626-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium542727.500
9917New York Yankees1084860.44413.0356418-6219-3828-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I542430.444
101018Kansas City Athletics1124963.43814.0397469-7219-3230-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium491336.265
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1967 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1106743.609--4874206735-1932-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stan MusialBusch Stadium II513417.667
225Atlanta Braves1005446.5408.04163932320-3034-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium622339.371
336Chicago Cubs1136152.5407.55024534926-2834-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482622.542
448San Francisco Giants1115952.5328.54884196928-3231-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park513219.627
5510Cincinnati Reds1115853.5239.54224071522-3336-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field512922.569
6611Philadelphia Phillies1065551.51910.04464202624-2631-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium562729.482
7713Pittsburgh Pirates984652.46915.0396422-2620-3226-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field643529.547
8816Los Angeles Dodgers1084959.45417.0367417-5023-3426-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium542430.444
9919Houston Astros1054461.41920.5413464-5116-3528-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome572532.439
101020New York Mets1064165.38724.0335457-12215-3626-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineShea Stadium562036.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron KlimkowskiP23.160Traded by Red Sox with Pete Magrini to Yankees for Elston Howard. 
Bob TillmanC30.137Purchased by Yankees from Red Sox.