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Thursday August 15,1968This 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 1968-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox3BoxGary BellCisco Carlos(none)
Washington Senators II1California Angels3BoxJim McGlothlinFrank Bertaina(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins3BoxJim HardinDean Chance(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins2BoxRon PerranoskiGene Brabender(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics4BoxBlue Moon OdomMel StottlemyreLew Krausse
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs0BoxNelson BrilesKen Holtzman(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDave GiustiTurk FarrellDanny Coombs
San Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve BlassBobby Bolin(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1207644.633--49037511534-2642-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422715.643
223Baltimore Orioles1196950.5806.54313617033-2736-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium432221.512
334Boston Red Sox1216655.54510.5465474-930-2936-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412021.488
446Cleveland Indians1236558.52812.53933791432-3032-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium382117.553
557Oakland Athletics1206357.52513.04113872432-3130-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421923.452
6611Minnesota Twins1185662.47519.04303993125-3431-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442321.523
7714New York Yankees1165462.46620.0376402-2628-2726-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I462917.630
8817California Angels1205466.45022.0382455-7329-3425-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium421329.310
9919Chicago White Sox1184969.41526.0344370-2621-3228-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park441826.409
101020Washington Senators II1174473.37630.5382502-12021-4123-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium442123.477
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1217843.645--44633311339-2139-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411922.463
225Chicago Cubs1216457.52914.0451457-632-3332-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field412021.488
338San Francisco Giants1196257.52115.04003792130-2532-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park432617.605
449Cincinnati Reds1166056.51715.54894781131-2628-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field462323.500
5510Atlanta Braves1105357.48219.5337368-3121-2732-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium522824.538
6612Houston Astros1085157.47220.5348365-1721-3130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome542133.389
7713Philadelphia Phillies1185563.46621.5383421-3829-3626-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium442123.477
8815New York Mets1225666.45922.5355358-332-3324-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium401723.425
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1105060.45522.5350355-528-3122-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field523022.577
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1195366.44524.0302347-4523-3330-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium432320.535