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Monday August 19,1968This 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 1968-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1California Angels0BoxJim HardinJim McGlothlin(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians0BoxDave MoreheadLuis Tiant(none)
New York Yankees0Minnesota Twins1BoxDean ChanceStan Bahnsen(none)
Washington Senators II4Oakland Athletics1BoxBob HumphreysBlue Moon Odom(none)
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs5BoxKen HoltzmanGeorge Stone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds8BoxGerry ArrigoJim Bunning(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros8BoxDanny CoombsBill Singer(none)
San Francisco Giants1New York Mets0BoxFrank LinzyRon TaylorMike McCormick
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob GibsonWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-19

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 Orioles1237251.5856.04493698036-2836-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium391920.487
334Boston Red Sox1256857.54411.0481489-831-2937-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park371819.486
447Cleveland Indians1286761.52313.5406402432-3034-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium331914.576
559Oakland Athletics1246361.50815.54194031632-3130-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381919.500
6612Minnesota Twins1225864.47519.54394162325-3433-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium402119.525
7713New York Yankees1205763.47519.5388410-2231-2826-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I422616.619
8816California Angels1245668.45222.5395467-7229-3427-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium381127.289
9919Chicago White Sox1225171.41826.5364383-1923-3428-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park401624.400
101020Washington Senators II1214675.38031.0397516-11923-4323-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium401921.475
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1258045.640--46134211940-2140-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371720.459
225Cincinnati Reds1216556.53713.05204922835-2629-31W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field411823.439
336San Francisco Giants1236558.52814.04173932433-2632-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park392316.590
448Chicago Cubs1266561.51615.5467481-1432-3333-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361917.528
5510Houston Astros1135558.48719.0366381-1524-3231-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome491732.347
6611Atlanta Braves1145559.48219.5347386-3923-2932-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium482622.542
7714Philadelphia Phillies1225666.45922.5397439-4229-3627-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium402020.500
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1125161.45522.5358364-628-3223-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field502921.580
9917New York Mets1275770.44924.0366369-332-3325-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium351619.457
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1215368.43825.0308360-5223-3530-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium412318.561


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill HenryP40.309Released by Pirates.