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Thursday April 18,1968This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1968-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox3BoxJose SantiagoGary Peters(none)
New York Yankees6California Angels1BoxBill MonbouquetteJim McGlothlin(none)
Cleveland Indians0Detroit Tigers5BoxJoe SparmaSteve Hargan(none)
Washington Senators II7Minnesota Twins6BoxPhil OrtegaDean ChanceDave Baldwin
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics4BoxPaul LindbladGene Brabender(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves5BoxClaude RaymondChuck Hartenstein(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob LeeLarry Jaster(none)
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets3BoxGaylord PerryDon CardwellFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1968-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins761.857--4218245-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1557382.471
222Detroit Tigers761.857--3521141-05-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1559758.626
339Boston Red Sox743.5712.0242402-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1558273.529
446Oakland Athletics743.5712.02630-43-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1557877.503
5511Baltimore Orioles633.5002.5181801-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1568868.564
7715New York Yankees734.4293.01923-42-01-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1558075.516
8813Washington Senators II734.4293.03336-31-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1546292.403
6614Cleveland Indians734.4293.0282441-22-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1548371.539
9918California Angels725.2864.01627-112-30-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1556590.419
101020Chicago White Sox606.0005.5727-200-50-1L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1566789.429
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros752.714--2629-30-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1556788.432
224Pittsburgh Pirates642.6670.52714133-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1567680.487
335St. Louis Cardinals853.6250.54229133-32-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1549262.597
557Cincinnati Reds743.5711.03334-11-23-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1557976.510
448San Francisco Giants743.5711.02818101-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1558471.542
6610Atlanta Braves844.5001.52229-70-24-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1547777.500
8816New York Mets734.4292.0181262-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1557085.452
7712Los Angeles Dodgers734.4292.01117-60-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1557382.471
9917Chicago Cubs725.2863.03742-51-31-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1558273.529
101019Philadelphia Phillies826.2503.51939-201-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1547480.481