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Friday June 28,1968This 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 1968-06-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim KaatTom PhoebusAl Worthington
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxFred LasherWilbur Wood(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees2BoxLew KrausseStan BahnsenJack Aker
California Angels4Washington Senators II3BoxTom MurphyPhil OrtegaTom Burgmeier
California Angels1Washington Senators II0BoxMarty PattinDarold Knowles(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Chicago Cubs5BoxNelson BrilesFergie JenkinsWayne Granger
New York Mets2Houston Astros7BoxLarry DierkerNolan Ryan(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMilt PappasMike Kekich(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJim BunningWoodie Fryman(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants4BoxGaylord PerryTony Cloninger(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers744727.635--2982138523-1724-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium885632.636
223Minnesota Twins713833.5357.52322141819-1919-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914150.451
335Oakland Athletics723834.5288.02392093018-1619-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum904446.489
446Cleveland Indians764036.5268.02342241018-2021-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium854639.541
558Baltimore Orioles703634.5149.02532193418-1718-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium925537.598
669Boston Red Sox703535.50010.0254267-1318-2017-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park925141.554
7711California Angels733637.49310.5224270-4616-1520-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium893158.348
8817New York Yankees703139.44314.0229254-2516-1915-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I925240.565
9918Chicago White Sox693039.43514.5197211-1411-2119-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park933756.398
101020Washington Senators II692643.37718.5225304-7912-2414-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium923953.424
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals744628.622--2652065922-1424-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II885137.580
224San Francisco Giants754035.5336.52712601120-1820-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park874839.552
337Atlanta Braves683533.5158.0196218-2214-1521-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium944648.489
4410Los Angeles Dodgers763838.5009.0201215-1420-2118-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium863848.442
5512Cincinnati Reds733637.4939.5302293915-1820-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field894742.528
6613Philadelphia Phillies673334.4939.5219227-814-2219-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium954352.453
7714New York Mets723537.48610.02312042718-1717-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium903852.422
8815Houston Astros673136.46311.5214231-1710-2121-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome954154.432
9916Pittsburgh Pirates642935.45312.0213206715-2014-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field985147.520
101019Chicago Cubs723141.43114.0244296-5215-2516-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field905337.589


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lou JohnsonOF33.279Traded by Cubs to Indians for Willie Smith. 
Willie SmithOF-1B29.137Traded by Indians to Cubs for Lou Johnson.