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Games on 1968-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II1California Angels6BoxClyde WrightJoe Coleman(none)
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve HarganJoe Sparma(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins3BoxJim HardinDean ChanceEddie Watt
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics4BoxJack AkerDooley Womack(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim BunningClaude OsteenRoy Face
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxRay WashburnJohn Tsitouris(none)

Standings as of 1968-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1192.818--4727204-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1519457.623
333Minnesota Twins1174.6362.05333205-02-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1517279.477
224Baltimore Orioles1174.6362.04929205-22-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1518467.556
445Boston Red Sox1064.6002.5363512-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1528072.526
558Washington Senators II1376.5383.0484805-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1485890.392
6611New York Yankees1266.5003.53638-25-21-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1507773.513
7713Cleveland Indians1156.4554.0413652-43-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1508169.540
9918California Angels1358.3855.03455-212-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1496287.416
8817Oakland Athletics1358.3855.03550-153-22-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1497772.517
101020Chicago White Sox909.0008.01139-280-50-4L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1536786.438
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1394.692--7240323-36-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1498861.591
226San Francisco Giants1275.5831.5423394-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1508169.540
337Pittsburgh Pirates1165.5452.04628183-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1517477.490
449Los Angeles Dodgers1376.5382.03437-34-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1496980.463
5510Atlanta Braves1266.5002.53543-82-44-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1507575.500
6612Philadelphia Phillies1367.4623.03949-101-65-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1497079.470
7714Houston Astros1156.4553.02949-200-55-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1516784.444
9915New York Mets1257.4173.5342862-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1506882.453
8816Cincinnati Reds1257.4173.53954-151-44-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1507872.520
101019Chicago Cubs1147.3644.05665-92-52-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1518071.530