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Friday July 12,1968This 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 1968-07-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim HardinCamilo PascualPete Richert
Boston Red Sox3California Angels2BoxGary BellTom MurphySparky Lyle
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox1BoxSteve BarberTommy John(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins1BoxDenny McLainJim Kaat(none)
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics3BoxSam McDowellCatfish HunterVicente Romo
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves7BoxJim BrittonDon Drysdale(none)
San Francisco Giants11Cincinnati Reds4BoxBobby BolinClay CarrollFrank Linzy
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets4BoxJerry KoosmanKen Holtzman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJeff JamesJim BunningJohn Boozer
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob GibsonDenny Lemaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers865630.651--3592669324-1832-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium764729.618
223Cleveland Indians894940.5518.52932633022-2126-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium723735.514
334Baltimore Orioles824537.5499.02902444620-1925-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium804634.575
445Boston Red Sox834439.53010.5302309-719-2125-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park794237.532
5510Oakland Athletics854144.48214.52842681620-2520-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum774136.532
6612Minnesota Twins834043.48214.5263263020-2820-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium793940.494
7714California Angels854045.47115.5268333-6519-2221-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium772750.351
8815New York Yankees823844.46316.0262288-2619-2119-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I804535.563
9919Chicago White Sox803446.42519.0238247-915-2619-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park823349.402
101020Washington Senators II793049.38022.5260338-7812-2618-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium823547.427
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals865531.640--3192457429-1626-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II764234.553
226Cincinnati Reds844341.51211.0346337922-2020-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field784038.513
337San Francisco Giants864442.51211.03072951222-1822-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park764432.579
448Philadelphia Phillies814140.50611.5269276-720-2421-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium813546.432
559Atlanta Braves783939.50012.0232258-2616-1923-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium844242.500
6611New York Mets854144.48213.52642392521-2020-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium773245.416
7713Los Angeles Dodgers874146.47114.5226252-2620-2321-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium753540.467
8816Houston Astros783642.46215.0262284-2213-2323-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome843648.429
9917Chicago Cubs874047.46015.5308346-3816-2724-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field754431.587
101018Pittsburgh Pirates783543.44916.0252253-121-2514-18L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field844539.536


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lindy McDanielP32.212Traded by Giants to Yankees for Bill Monbouquette. 
Bill MonbouquetteP31.335Traded by Yankees to Giants for Lindy McDaniel.