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Thursday July 4,1968This 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 1968-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles4BoxEddie WattWilbur Wood(none)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox7BoxJuan PizarroBlue Moon Odom(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians6BoxVicente RomoDean ChanceStan Williams
California Angels10Detroit Tigers13BoxDennis RibantTom BurgmeierJohn Hiller
New York Yankees2Washington Senators II4BoxJim HannanStan BahnsenBob Humphreys
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs6BoxJoe NiekroGrant JacksonPhil Regan
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff JamesDarcy FastJohn Boozer
Cincinnati Reds7Houston Astros4BoxGary NolanDon WilsonTed Abernathy
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRay WashburnClaude OsteenDick Hughes
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets2BoxRon KlineJerry Koosman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets4BoxDon CardwellJim BunningRon Taylor
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants6BoxFrank LinzyGeorge Stone(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers805228.650--3292418823-1729-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium825131.622
223Cleveland Indians834637.5547.52642412321-2024-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium784038.513
334Baltimore Orioles764135.5399.02752344118-1723-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium865036.581
447Minnesota Twins773938.50611.52472361120-2419-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium854045.471
558Boston Red Sox773938.50611.5279294-1518-2021-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park854738.553
6610Oakland Athletics793940.49412.52582382019-2219-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum834340.518
7715California Angels793742.46814.5248308-6017-2020-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium833053.361
8817New York Yankees763442.44716.0247273-2617-2117-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I864937.570
9919Chicago White Sox753243.42717.5221227-613-2519-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park873552.402
101020Washington Senators II742945.39220.0245321-7612-2417-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium873651.414
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals805030.625--2902296126-1624-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II824735.573
225Cincinnati Reds794138.5198.53313112020-1920-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field834241.506
336San Francisco Giants814239.5198.5286281520-1822-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park814635.568
449Atlanta Braves743737.50010.0211240-2916-1921-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium884444.500
5511Los Angeles Dodgers824042.48811.0218234-1620-2120-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium803644.450
6612Philadelphia Phillies743638.48611.0242254-1217-2419-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium884048.455
7713Pittsburgh Pirates703436.48611.02352161920-2114-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field924646.500
8814New York Mets783741.47412.02402221819-1818-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium843648.429
9916Houston Astros733340.45213.5231251-2010-2123-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome893950.438
101018Chicago Cubs793544.44314.5281327-4615-2520-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field834934.590