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Saturday July 20,1968This 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 1968-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Boston Red Sox7BoxDick EllsworthFrank Bertaina(none)
California Angels7Chicago White Sox6BoxMarty PattinWilbur WoodMinnie Rojas
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers3BoxDave McNallyDenny McLainJohn O'Donoghue
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins1BoxDiego SeguiRon PerranoskiJack Aker
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees0BoxLuis TiantFritz Peterson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds9BoxGerry ArrigoLarry JacksonTed Abernathy
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon DrysdaleKen Holtzman(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants1BoxRay SadeckiDenny Lemaster(none)
New York Mets0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRay WashburnDick Selma(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves1BoxBob VealePhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers945935.628--3852978826-2233-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium684424.647
223Cleveland Indians955441.5685.53152754027-2226-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium663234.485
334Baltimore Orioles905040.5567.03212645722-2228-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium724131.569
445Boston Red Sox914843.5279.5340363-2322-2426-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park713833.535
5510Oakland Athletics934647.49512.53132932022-2523-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum693633.522
6612California Angels924448.47814.0297355-5821-2223-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium702347.329
7714Minnesota Twins914348.47314.5302296620-2823-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium713635.507
8815New York Yankees904248.46715.0285313-2820-2322-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I724131.569
9919Chicago White Sox893950.43817.5267274-715-2624-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park732845.384
101020Washington Senators II893257.36024.5285380-9514-3418-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium723339.458
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals936033.645--3432608329-1631-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II693732.536
226Philadelphia Phillies904644.51112.5311316-524-2622-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium723042.417
337Atlanta Braves834241.50613.0247270-2316-2026-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium793940.494
448Cincinnati Reds914645.50513.0379374522-2023-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field713734.521
559San Francisco Giants934746.50513.03253131224-2123-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park694128.594
6611Chicago Cubs954649.48415.0338372-3422-2924-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field673829.567
7713Houston Astros844044.47615.5285298-1316-2524-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome783246.410
8816New York Mets954451.46317.02892791024-2320-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium672938.433
9917Los Angeles Dodgers944351.45717.5250283-3321-2722-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium683335.485
101018Pittsburgh Pirates863848.44218.5274276-222-2516-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field764234.553


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne CauseySS-2B31.206Traded by White Sox to Angels for Woodie Held. 
Woodie HeldSS-OF36.117Traded by Angels to White Sox for Wayne Causey.