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Tuesday August 13,1968This 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 1968-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxJuan PizarroWilbur Wood(none)
New York Yankees3California Angels2BoxSteve BarberSammy EllisLindy McDaniel
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians1BoxSonny SiebertPat Dobson(none)
Washington Senators II4Minnesota Twins8BoxTom HallJim HannanAl Worthington
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics5BoxPete RichertCatfish HunterEddie Watt
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs10BoxFergie JenkinsRay Washburn(none)
Atlanta Braves8Cincinnati Reds9BoxClay CarrollMilt Pappas(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0New York Mets2BoxDon CardwellDon SuttonCal Koonce
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDon WilsonRick Wise(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJeff JamesMike CuellarGary Wagner
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJuan MarichalBob Veale(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1197544.630--48737511233-2642-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium432815.651
223Baltimore Orioles1166848.5865.54253527332-2536-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium462323.500
334Boston Red Sox1186454.54210.5452464-1230-2934-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442222.500
446Cleveland Indians1226557.53311.53933761732-3032-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium392118.538
558Oakland Athletics1186157.51713.54033832032-3128-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442123.477
6611Minnesota Twins1155560.47818.04233903325-3430-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472423.511
7714New York Yankees1145361.46519.5368396-2827-2626-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I483018.625
8818California Angels1185365.44921.5377449-7229-3424-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium441430.318
9919Chicago White Sox1154867.41725.0334357-2320-3028-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park471928.404
101020Washington Senators II1154372.37430.0377497-12020-4023-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium462224.478
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1197643.639--43533210337-2139-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II432122.488
225Chicago Cubs1196455.53812.0450446432-3332-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field432023.465
337San Francisco Giants1176156.52114.03983762229-2432-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park452718.600
449Cincinnati Reds1155956.51315.0482474831-2627-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field472423.511
5510Atlanta Braves1095356.48618.0333361-2821-2632-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium532825.528
6612Houston Astros1065056.47219.5342359-1720-3030-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome562234.393
7713Philadelphia Phillies1165462.46620.5377415-3829-3625-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium462224.478
8815New York Mets1215566.45522.0351357-632-3323-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium411823.439
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1084959.45421.5347353-628-3121-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field543123.574
101017Los Angeles Dodgers1185365.44922.5301343-4223-3230-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium442321.523


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill VirdonOF37.065Released by Pirates.