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Games on 1968-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels12Boston Red Sox6BoxGeorge BrunetJuan PizarroMarty Pattin
Washington Senators II2Chicago White Sox7BoxJack FisherDick BosmanWilbur Wood
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians0BoxChuck DobsonSonny SiebertLew Krausse
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians7BoxSteve HarganCatfish HunterVicente Romo
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins1BoxDenny McLainJim Kaat(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees3BoxTom PhoebusSteve BarberEddie Watt
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves4BoxJay RitchieCecil Upshaw(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros2BoxRick WiseSteve Shea(none)
New York Mets8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxCal KoonceClaude Osteen(none)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMike KekichJim McAndrew(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0San Francisco Giants2BoxBobby BolinJim Bunning(none)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJack LamabeJoe HoernerJoe Niekro

Standings as of 1968-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1096742.615--4373498832-2535-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium533617.679
223Baltimore Orioles1066046.5665.53803186229-2531-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium563125.554
334Cleveland Indians1126151.5457.53733393429-2531-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium492524.510
446Boston Red Sox1085751.5289.5415437-2225-2632-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park542925.537
558Oakland Athletics1095653.51411.03693551427-2928-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532627.491
6611New York Yankees1055055.47615.0340359-1925-2625-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I573324.579
7712Minnesota Twins1065056.47215.53833513221-3129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium562927.518
8816California Angels1095059.45917.0346423-7726-3024-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium531736.321
9918Chicago White Sox1054758.44818.0320326-620-2827-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park572037.351
101020Washington Senators II1053966.37126.0349455-10619-3920-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium562630.464
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1107139.645--41130111035-1836-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522626.500
225Cincinnati Reds1065650.52813.04464311530-2325-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field562729.482
337Chicago Cubs1105852.52713.0403404-128-3030-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field522626.500
449San Francisco Giants1085553.50915.03703571328-2427-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park543321.611
5510Atlanta Braves1004951.49017.0291328-3720-2529-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium623230.516
6613Philadelphia Phillies1075057.46719.5357390-3326-3224-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552629.473
7714Houston Astros994653.46519.5316338-2219-2927-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome632637.413
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1024755.46120.0336334226-2821-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field603327.550
9917New York Mets1125161.45521.0328333-529-2822-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium502228.440
101019Los Angeles Dodgers1104961.44522.0287329-4223-3126-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium522725.519