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Games on 1968-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim HardinHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles1BoxTom PhoebusGary Peters(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxSparky LyleKen Sanders(none)
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians1BoxLuis TiantJim Merritt(none)
California Angels2Detroit Tigers5BoxDenny McLainJim McGlothlin(none)
New York Yankees4Washington Senators II1BoxMel StottlemyrePhil Ortega(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs2BoxLarry JacksonKen HoltzmanChris Short
Cincinnati Reds9Houston Astros7BoxTed AbernathyJohn Buzhardt(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxNelson BrilesMike Kekich(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8New York Mets1BoxSteve BlassNolan Ryan(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants0BoxMilt PappasGaylord PerryClaude Raymond

Standings as of 1968-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers795128.646--3162318523-1728-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium835231.627
223Cleveland Indians824537.5497.52582382021-2023-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium794138.519
334Baltimore Orioles754035.5339.02712314018-1722-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium875136.586
445Minnesota Twins763937.51310.52442301420-2319-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium864046.465
6610Oakland Athletics783939.50011.52562312519-2119-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844341.512
559Boston Red Sox763838.50011.5272292-2018-2020-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park864838.558
7714California Angels783741.47413.5238295-5717-1920-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium843054.357
8817New York Yankees753441.45315.0245269-2417-2017-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I874938.563
9919Chicago White Sox743242.43216.5218223-513-2419-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park883553.398
101020Washington Senators II732845.38420.0241319-7812-2416-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium883751.420
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals794930.620--2872276025-1624-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II834835.578
226Cincinnati Reds784038.5138.53243071719-1920-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field844341.512
337San Francisco Giants804139.5138.5280277320-1821-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park824735.573
448Atlanta Braves733736.5079.0207234-2716-1821-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium894445.494
5511Los Angeles Dodgers814041.49410.0216231-1520-2120-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium813645.444
6612Philadelphia Phillies723537.48610.5233244-1116-2319-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium904149.456
7713Pittsburgh Pirates683335.48510.52292101919-2014-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field944747.500
8815New York Mets763640.47411.52342161819-1817-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium863749.430
9916Houston Astros723339.45812.5227244-1710-2123-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome903951.433
101018Chicago Cubs773443.44214.0271318-4715-2519-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field855035.588