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Wednesday August 21,1968This date in baseball
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Games on 1968-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels3BoxGene BrabenderMarty Pattin(none)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians8BoxHoracio PinaJim LonborgVicente Romo
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxDaryl PattersonWilbur Wood(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins1BoxAl DowningJim KaatLindy McDaniel
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxFergie JenkinsCecil UpshawPhil Regan
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs13BoxJack LamabeKen JohnsonKen Holtzman
Pittsburgh Pirates19Cincinnati Reds1BoxSteve BlassJim MaloneyRoy Face
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros6BoxDon WilsonMike Kekich(none)
San Francisco Giants13New York Mets3BoxJuan MarichalJim McAndrew(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDick HughesJerry JohnsonJoe Hoerner

Standings as of 1968-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1268046.635--51740011736-2744-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium362313.639
223Baltimore Orioles1257352.5846.54553797637-2936-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium371819.486
334Boston Red Sox1276859.53512.5484499-1531-3137-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park351817.514
445Cleveland Indians1306961.53113.04164051132-3036-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium311714.548
559Oakland Athletics1266462.50816.04284131532-3131-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361818.500
6611New York Yankees1225963.48419.0395411-1633-2826-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I402416.600
7713Minnesota Twins1245866.46821.04404231725-3433-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium382117.553
8816California Angels1265769.45223.0405473-6829-3428-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium361026.278
9919Chicago White Sox1255273.41627.5376395-1924-3628-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park371522.405
101020Washington Senators II1234776.38231.5407525-11824-4423-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium381820.474
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1278146.638--47135311841-2240-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II351619.457
226Cincinnati Reds1236558.52814.0524519535-2629-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field391821.462
337San Francisco Giants1256659.52814.04304042634-2732-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park372215.595
448Chicago Cubs1296861.52714.0491495-432-3336-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field331617.485
5510Houston Astros1145658.49118.5372382-1024-3232-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome481632.333
6612Atlanta Braves1175562.47021.0361410-4923-3232-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium452619.578
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1145361.46521.53853681730-3223-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field482721.563
8815Philadelphia Phillies1245767.46022.5408449-4129-3628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium381919.500
9917New York Mets1295871.45024.0377382-532-3326-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium331518.455
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1225369.43425.5309366-5723-3630-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium402317.575