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Wednesday July 17,1968This 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 1968-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4California Angels2BoxSteve HarganRickey ClarkVicente Romo
Baltimore Orioles0Chicago White Sox1BoxJoe HorlenTom PhoebusHoyt Wilhelm
Boston Red Sox6Minnesota Twins5BoxSparky LyleAl WorthingtonLee Stange
Washington Senators II2New York Yankees1BoxCamilo PascualMel StottlemyreDennis Higgins
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics3BoxCatfish HunterJoe Sparma(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds7BoxTed AbernathyMudcat GrantClay Carroll
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros5BoxDanny CoombsJim BrittonJohn Buzhardt
Chicago Cubs8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBill HandsWoodie FrymanPhil Regan
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies8BoxJeff JamesRich Nye(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxSteve BlassJerry Koosman(none)
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxCal KoonceLuke WalkerRon Taylor

Standings as of 1968-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers915734.626--3742878725-2232-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium714625.648
223Cleveland Indians945341.5645.53122753726-2226-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium673334.493
334Baltimore Orioles874938.5636.03112545721-2028-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium754233.560
445Boston Red Sox884741.5348.5328347-1922-2325-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park743935.527
5510Oakland Athletics904446.48912.53062871920-2523-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum723834.528
6612Minnesota Twins884246.47713.5292288420-2822-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium743737.500
7714California Angels904248.46714.5288349-6119-2223-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium722547.347
8815New York Yankees884147.46614.5281309-2820-2321-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I744232.568
9918Chicago White Sox863848.44216.5259264-515-2623-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park762947.382
101020Washington Senators II863155.36023.5275366-9113-3218-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium753441.453
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals905931.656--3392538629-1630-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II723834.528
226Philadelphia Phillies884642.52312.0306298824-2422-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium743044.405
337Atlanta Braves824240.51213.0247268-2116-2026-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium803941.488
448San Francisco Giants904545.50014.03203101023-2122-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park724329.597
559Cincinnati Reds894445.49414.5361369-822-2021-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field733934.534
6611Chicago Cubs934548.48415.5330365-3521-2824-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field693930.565
7713Houston Astros823943.47616.0282296-1415-2424-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome803347.413
8817Los Angeles Dodgers924250.45718.0243275-3221-2721-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium703436.486
9916New York Mets924250.45718.0282275722-2220-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium703139.443
101019Pittsburgh Pirates843747.44019.0272273-121-2516-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field784335.551