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Sunday August 18,1968This 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 1968-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox4BoxJuan PizarroEarl Wilson(none)
Washington Senators II4California Angels6BoxTom MurphyPhil OrtegaBobby Locke
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians2BoxTommy JohnSonny Siebert(none)
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians1BoxJoe HorlenSteve Hargan(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins1BoxDave LeonhardJim Merritt(none)
New York Yankees7Oakland Athletics5BoxLindy McDanielLew Krausse(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs1BoxGeorge CulverRich NyeClay Carroll
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs3BoxGary NolanJoe NiekroClay Carroll
Houston Astros1New York Mets8BoxDon CardwellMike Cuellar(none)
Houston Astros5New York Mets2BoxJim RayDick Selma(none)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGary WagnerBill Monbouquette(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob VealeDon Sutton(none)
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals10BoxRay WashburnRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1237845.634--50538811736-2742-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium392514.641
223Baltimore Orioles1227151.5826.54483697935-2836-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium402020.500
334Boston Red Sox1246757.54011.5478489-1130-2937-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park381919.500
446Cleveland Indians1276760.52813.0406399732-3034-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium341915.559
558Oakland Athletics1236360.51215.04183991932-3130-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391920.487
6612New York Yankees1195762.47919.0388409-2131-2726-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I432617.605
7713Minnesota Twins1215764.47120.04384162225-3432-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium412219.537
8816California Angels1235667.45522.0395466-7129-3427-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium391128.282
9919Chicago White Sox1225171.41826.5364383-1923-3428-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park401624.400
101020Washington Senators II1204575.37531.5393515-12222-4323-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium412021.488
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1247945.637--45934211739-2140-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381820.474
225Cincinnati Reds1206456.53313.05124892335-2628-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field421923.452
337San Francisco Giants1226458.52514.04163932332-2632-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park402416.600
449Chicago Cubs1256461.51215.5462480-1832-3332-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field372017.541
5510Atlanta Braves1135558.48718.5346381-3523-2832-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium492623.531
6611Houston Astros1125458.48219.0358376-1824-3230-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome501832.360
7714Philadelphia Phillies1215665.46321.5397437-4029-3627-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium412021.488
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1115160.45921.5355356-128-3123-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field512922.569
9917New York Mets1265769.45223.0366368-232-3325-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium361620.444
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1205367.44224.0303352-4923-3430-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium422319.548