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Games on 1968-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels7BoxClyde WrightTom Phoebus(none)
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxSam McDowellGary Bell(none)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers7BoxJohn HillerJack Fisher(none)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers2BoxGary PetersDenny McLain(none)
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins0BoxMel StottlemyreDave Boswell(none)
Washington Senators II7Oakland Athletics5BoxFrank BertainaJim NashDennis Higgins
Washington Senators II3Oakland Athletics4BoxDiego SeguiBob Humphreys(none)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs6BoxJoe NiekroClaude Raymond(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds3BoxDock EllisJay RitchieRon Kline
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets8BoxTom SeaverRay SadeckiCal Koonce
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies8BoxLarry JacksonNelson Briles(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros8BoxLarry DierkerDon DrysdaleDanny Coombs

Standings as of 1968-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1257946.632--51439811636-2743-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium372413.649
223Baltimore Orioles1247252.5816.54513767536-2936-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium381919.500
334Boston Red Sox1266858.54011.5482491-931-3037-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park361818.500
446Cleveland Indians1296861.52713.0408403532-3035-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium321814.563
559Oakland Athletics1266462.50815.54284131532-3131-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361818.500
6611New York Yankees1215863.47919.0393410-1732-2826-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I412516.610
7713Minnesota Twins1235865.47220.04394211825-3433-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium392118.538
8816California Angels1255768.45622.0402469-6729-3428-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium371027.270
9919Chicago White Sox1245272.41926.5374392-1824-3528-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park381523.395
101020Washington Senators II1234776.38231.0407525-11824-4423-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium381820.474
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1268046.635--46335011340-2240-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361719.472
225Cincinnati Reds1226557.53313.05235002335-2629-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field401822.450
337San Francisco Giants1246559.52414.04174011633-2732-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park382315.605
448Chicago Cubs1276661.52014.5473486-1332-3334-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351817.514
5510Houston Astros1135558.48718.5366381-1524-3231-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome491732.347
6612Atlanta Braves1155560.47819.5352392-4023-3032-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium472621.553
7714Philadelphia Phillies1235766.46321.5405441-3629-3628-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium391920.487
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1135261.46021.5366367-129-3223-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field492821.571
9917New York Mets1285870.45323.0374369532-3326-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium341519.441
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1215368.43824.5308360-5223-3530-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium412318.561