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Friday August 23,1968This 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.

1968 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1968-08-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles3BoxJuan PizarroDave Leonhard(none)
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodDean Chance(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees2BoxStan BahnsenEarl Wilson(none)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees3Box(none)
California Angels4Oakland Athletics9BoxLew KrausseJim McGlothlinJack Aker
Cleveland Indians6Washington Senators II2BoxMike PaulCamilo PascualEddie Fisher
Philadelphia Phillies0Atlanta Braves6BoxPat JarvisRick Wise(none)
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds4BoxGary NolanDon CardwellClay Carroll
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros3BoxSteve SheaPhil Regan(none)
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxMike McCormickBill Singer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJoe HoernerRon Kline(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-23

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1298148.628--52540711836-2945-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium332211.667
223Baltimore Orioles1267353.5796.54583837537-2936-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium361818.500
334Cleveland Indians1327161.53811.54254081733-3037-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium291514.517
447Boston Red Sox1296960.53512.0489505-1632-3237-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park331716.515
559Oakland Athletics1286662.51614.54394182132-3133-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341618.471
6611New York Yankees1256164.48818.0401418-1733-2927-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I372215.595
7713Minnesota Twins1265967.46820.54454281725-3534-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium362016.556
8817California Angels1285771.44523.5410484-7429-3628-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium341024.294
9919Chicago White Sox1275374.41727.0382401-1924-3729-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park351421.400
101020Washington Senators II1244777.37931.5409531-12224-4423-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium371819.486
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1298247.636--47736211541-2341-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331518.455
225Cincinnati Reds1256758.53613.0535526935-2631-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field371621.432
336San Francisco Giants1276859.53513.04414083336-2732-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park352015.571
448Chicago Cubs1306862.52314.5493498-532-3436-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field321616.500
5510Houston Astros1155758.49618.0375384-924-3233-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome471532.319
6612Atlanta Braves1185662.47520.5367410-4323-3233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium442519.568
7714Philadelphia Phillies1265868.46022.5415458-4329-3729-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium361818.500
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1165363.45722.53923781430-3423-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field462719.587
9916New York Mets1305872.44624.5379386-732-3426-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium321517.469
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1245371.42726.5313377-6423-3630-35L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium382315.605

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