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Games on 1968-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox3BoxRay CulpMoe Drabowsky(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox8BoxJuan PizarroMike Adamson(none)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels2BoxSammy EllisDean Chance(none)
Washington Senators II4Cleveland Indians2BoxJim HannanVicente Romo(none)
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers2BoxJoe VerbanicJoe SparmaLindy McDaniel
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics2BoxWilbur WoodBlue Moon Odom(none)
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs1BoxGaylord PerryGary Ross(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros2BoxMike CuellarMike Kekich(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets1BoxRay WashburnNolan Ryan(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxTed AbernathyTurk Farrell(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxGeorge CulverChris Short(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob VealeRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1036340.612--4173308730-2433-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium594019.678
223Cleveland Indians1055847.5526.03483143429-2528-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium562828.500
334Baltimore Orioles1005545.5506.53533054824-2431-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium623626.581
445Boston Red Sox1005446.5407.5382399-1725-2629-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park623230.516
558Oakland Athletics1025151.50011.5343338525-2725-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum603129.517
6613Minnesota Twins1014853.47514.03613303121-3127-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium613130.508
7714New York Yankees994752.47514.0325341-1623-2524-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I633627.571
8815California Angels1024854.47114.5320388-6824-2524-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium601941.317
9917Chicago White Sox984454.44916.5286293-719-2625-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park642341.359
101020Washington Senators II983662.36724.5321418-9716-3520-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium632934.460
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1046836.654--39228510732-1836-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II582929.500
226Cincinnati Reds995247.52513.54204031727-2224-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field633132.492
337San Francisco Giants1025250.51015.03513381327-2225-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park603624.600
449Chicago Cubs1045252.50016.0371391-2025-3027-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field583226.552
5510Atlanta Braves934647.49516.5267300-3318-2328-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium693534.507
6611Houston Astros934548.48417.5305317-1219-2726-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome692742.391
7712Philadelphia Phillies1014853.47518.5344373-2924-3124-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium612833.459
8816New York Mets1054956.46719.5312303927-2622-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium572433.421
9918Pittsburgh Pirates944252.44721.0302305-323-2519-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field683830.559
101019Los Angeles Dodgers1034558.43722.5262311-4922-3123-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium593128.525


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne CauseySS-2B31.215Purchased by Braves from Angels.