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Thursday June 20,1968This 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 1968-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox8BoxTommy JohnMike PaulWilbur Wood
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers5BoxDenny McLainDick Ellsworth(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves3BoxMilt PappasGary NolanCecil Upshaw
Houston Astros3New York Mets5BoxTom SeaverLarry DierkerBill Short
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRick WiseRay Sadecki(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxSteve BlassDon Sutton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJack BillinghamRoy FaceJohn Purdin
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob GibsonFergie Jenkins(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers674324.642--2641917320-1423-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium956035.632
223Cleveland Indians683632.5297.52101852517-1818-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium935043.538
334Baltimore Orioles633330.5248.02312003117-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium995841.586
445Minnesota Twins653431.5238.02101931716-1918-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium974552.464
559Oakland Athletics653332.5089.02081901815-1517-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum974948.505
6611Boston Red Sox623131.5009.5219225-615-1616-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1005545.550
7713California Angels653134.47711.0200247-4714-1517-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium973661.371
8817Chicago White Sox622834.45212.5166181-1511-2017-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1003961.390
9918New York Yankees652936.44613.0203229-2614-1815-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I975443.557
101020Washington Senators II622438.38716.5205275-7011-2213-16L8T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium994158.414
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals664125.621--2361855121-1420-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II965640.583
337Atlanta Braves603129.5177.0171197-2612-1219-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1025052.490
226Philadelphia Phillies603129.5177.0199190912-1819-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1024557.441
448San Francisco Giants683533.5157.0237245-817-1818-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park945341.564
5510Los Angeles Dodgers693534.5077.5183186-317-1818-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium934152.441
6612New York Mets643133.4849.02001732716-1415-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium984256.429
7714Cincinnati Reds653134.4779.5264259515-1715-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field975245.536
8815Chicago Cubs643034.46910.0220256-3614-1916-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field985444.551
9916Pittsburgh Pirates572631.45610.5193184912-1914-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1055451.514
101019Houston Astros592534.42412.5182210-2810-2115-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1034756.456