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Monday July 15,1968This 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 1968-07-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles8BoxDave McNallyFritz PetersonMoe Drabowsky
Detroit Tigers0California Angels4BoxGeorge BrunetMickey Lolich(none)
Washington Senators II2Chicago White Sox3BoxCisco CarlosFrank BertainaHoyt Wilhelm
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins2BoxSonny SiebertJim PerryStan Williams
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics12BoxDiego SeguiJim LonborgEd Sprague
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves4BoxPhil NiekroGaylord Perry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets3BoxLarry JacksonNolan RyanJohn Boozer
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxFergie JenkinsLuke Walker(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRay WashburnClaude OsteenMel Nelson

Standings as of 1968-07-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers895633.629--3682848424-2132-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium734726.644
223Baltimore Orioles854837.5656.03072515620-1928-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium774334.558
334Cleveland Indians925141.5546.53062723424-2226-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium693534.507
445Boston Red Sox864640.5358.5319330-1121-2225-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park764036.526
5510Oakland Athletics884345.48912.53032812220-2522-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum743935.527
6612California Angels884246.47713.5285343-5819-2223-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium742549.338
7713Minnesota Twins864145.47713.5275279-420-2821-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763838.500
8816New York Yankees853946.45915.0272304-3220-2319-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I774433.571
9918Chicago White Sox843747.44016.5256260-415-2622-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park783048.385
101020Washington Senators II833053.36123.0270357-8712-3018-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium783543.449
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals895831.652--3332528129-1629-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II733934.534
226Philadelphia Phillies854540.52911.0291286524-2421-16W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium773146.403
337Atlanta Braves814239.51912.0245263-1816-1926-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium813942.481
448San Francisco Giants894544.50613.03193041523-2022-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park734330.589
559Cincinnati Reds874344.49414.0352356-422-2020-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field754035.533
6611Chicago Cubs904347.47815.5318350-3219-2724-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field724131.569
7714Houston Astros813843.46916.0277294-1715-2423-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome813447.420
8815New York Mets894148.46117.02732601321-2020-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium733241.438
9917Los Angeles Dodgers904149.45617.5230266-3620-2621-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium723537.486
101019Pittsburgh Pirates813546.43219.0257264-721-2514-21L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field814536.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rocky ColavitoOF34.339Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bill VirdonOF37.036Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.