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Thursday July 11,1968This 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 1968-07-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II0Baltimore Orioles2BoxDave McNallyJoe Coleman(none)
Boston Red Sox2California Angels3BoxGeorge BrunetLee StangeSammy Ellis
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox4BoxFritz PetersonGary PetersSteve Hamilton
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins5BoxRon PerranoskiJohn Hiller(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics4BoxChuck DobsonMike Paul(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves1BoxPhil NiekroClaude Osteen(none)
San Francisco Giants7Cincinnati Reds1BoxGaylord PerryJim Maloney(none)
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets1BoxDick SelmaFergie JenkinsCal Koonce
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets0BoxBill HandsDon Cardwell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxLarry JacksonBob Veale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxChris ShortBob MooseJohn Boozer
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn BuzhardtRon WillisTom Dukes
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxRon WillisTom DukesJoe Hoerner

Standings as of 1968-07-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers855530.647--3542658923-1832-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium774829.623
223Cleveland Indians884840.5458.52872602721-2126-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium733835.521
334Baltimore Orioles814437.5439.02872424520-1924-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium814734.580
445Boston Red Sox824339.52410.5299307-818-2125-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park804337.538
5510Oakland Athletics844143.48813.52812621920-2520-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum784137.526
6611Minnesota Twins824042.48813.5262258420-2820-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium803941.488
7714California Angels844044.47614.5266330-6419-2221-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium782751.346
8817New York Yankees813744.45716.0260287-2718-2119-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I814635.568
9919Chicago White Sox793445.43018.0237245-815-2619-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park833350.398
101020Washington Senators II783048.38521.5258335-7712-2518-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium833548.422
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals855431.635--3112446729-1625-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II774334.558
226Cincinnati Reds834340.51810.03423261622-2020-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field794039.506
337San Francisco Giants854342.50611.0296291521-1822-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park774532.584
448Philadelphia Phillies804040.50011.5266274-819-2421-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium823646.439
559Atlanta Braves773839.49412.0225258-3316-1922-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium854342.506
6612Los Angeles Dodgers864145.47713.5226245-1920-2221-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium763541.461
7713New York Mets844044.47613.52602392121-2019-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium783345.423
8815Houston Astros773641.46814.0261276-1513-2223-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome853649.424
9916Chicago Cubs864046.46514.5308342-3416-2624-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field764432.579
101018Pittsburgh Pirates773542.45515.0250250021-2514-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field854540.529


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rocky ColavitoOF34.335Released by Dodgers.