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Wednesday June 19,1968This 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 1968-06-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2California Angels3BoxSammy EllisSteve Barber(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox1BoxLuis TiantBob Locker(none)
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers5BoxBill LandisJoe SparmaLee Stange
Washington Senators II0Minnesota Twins4BoxDean ChanceJoe Coleman(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterRoger Nelson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves3BoxRon ReedBilly McCool(none)
Houston Astros2New York Mets8BoxJerry KoosmanDon Wilson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJuan MarichalLarry Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob VealeBill Singer(none)
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSteve CarltonRich Nye(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers664224.636--2591906920-1422-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium966135.635
223Cleveland Indians673631.5376.52061772917-1718-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium945044.532
334Baltimore Orioles633330.5247.52312003117-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium995841.586
445Minnesota Twins653431.5237.52101931716-1918-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium974552.464
559Boston Red Sox613130.5088.5218220-215-1516-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1015546.545
6610Oakland Athletics653332.5088.52081901815-1517-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum974948.505
7713California Angels653134.47710.5200247-4714-1517-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium973661.371
8817New York Yankees652936.44612.5203229-2614-1815-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I975443.557
9918Chicago White Sox612734.44312.5158177-1911-2016-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1014061.396
101020Washington Senators II622438.38716.0205275-7011-2213-16L8T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium994158.414
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals654025.615--2351855021-1419-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II975740.588
226San Francisco Giants673532.5226.0236243-717-1718-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park955342.558
448Atlanta Braves593029.5087.0168196-2812-1218-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1035152.495
337Philadelphia Phillies593029.5087.0197189812-1818-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1034657.447
5511Los Angeles Dodgers673433.5077.0177177016-1718-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium954253.442
6612Cincinnati Reds643133.4848.5263256715-1615-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field985246.531
8814New York Mets633033.4769.01951702516-1414-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium994356.434
7715Chicago Cubs633033.4769.0220255-3514-1816-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field995445.545
9916Pittsburgh Pirates552530.45510.0184178612-1913-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1075552.514
101019Houston Astros582533.43111.5179205-2610-2015-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1044757.452