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Friday August 9,1968This date in baseball
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Games on 1968-08-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyBill Harrelson(none)
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox1BoxTommy JohnSteve HarganHoyt Wilhelm
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxLee StangePat Dobson(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees3BoxJim RolandFritz Peterson(none)
Oakland Athletics4Washington Senators II2BoxJack AkerDennis Higgins(none)
Oakland Athletics2Washington Senators II3BoxPhil OrtegaPaul Lindblad(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves0BoxBob GibsonPhil Niekro(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds7BoxJay RitchieFergie JenkinsClay Carroll
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxChris ShortClaude OsteenGary Wagner
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants4BoxCal KoonceJuan MarichalRon Taylor
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros2BoxSteve SheaDock Ellis(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-09

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1147143.623--46635910732-2539-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium483216.667
223Baltimore Orioles1126547.5805.04143357930-2535-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium502624.520
334Boston Red Sox1136251.5498.5434445-1130-2632-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park492425.490
447Cleveland Indians1176156.52111.53783661229-3031-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium442519.568
558Oakland Athletics1145955.51812.03853701530-3128-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482325.479
6612Minnesota Twins1115259.46817.54013802123-3429-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium512724.529
7714New York Yankees1105159.46418.0356378-2225-2626-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I523220.615
8817California Angels1145262.45619.0362439-7728-3324-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium481533.313
9919Chicago White Sox1104862.43621.0326340-1420-2828-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park521933.365
101020Washington Senators II1114269.37827.5367477-11019-3923-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium502327.460
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1157540.652--41930911036-1839-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472225.468
225Cincinnati Reds1115853.52315.04614412031-2626-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field512526.490
336Chicago Cubs1156055.52215.0417430-1330-3330-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field472423.511
449San Francisco Giants1125755.50916.53863721428-2429-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park503119.620
5510Atlanta Braves1055154.48619.0310340-3020-2531-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium573027.526
6611Philadelphia Phillies1125359.47320.5371404-3329-3424-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium502327.460
7713Houston Astros1034855.46621.0330354-2419-2929-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome592435.407
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1064957.46221.5346345128-3021-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field563125.554
9916New York Mets1165363.45722.5345348-331-3022-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium462026.435
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1155164.44324.0297339-4223-3128-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium472522.532

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