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Games on 1968-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles8BoxDave McNallyChuck Dobson(none)
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles0BoxCatfish HunterGene BrabenderDiego Segui
Cleveland Indians0Boston Red Sox3BoxJim LonborgHoracio Pina(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox0BoxEarl WilsonCisco Carlos(none)
California Angels1New York Yankees6BoxFritz PetersonDennis Bennett(none)
California Angels10New York Yankees2BoxJim McGlothlinAl Downing(none)
Minnesota Twins4Washington Senators II2BoxJim MerrittJoe ColemanBob Miller
Minnesota Twins0Washington Senators II1BoxDennis HigginsRon Perranoski(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds6BoxClay CarrollGary Wagner(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonDon WilsonJack Billingham
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants3BoxGaylord PerryBill Hands(none)
New York Mets1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim McAndrewSteve Carlton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves0BoxSteve BlassMilt Pappas(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1338251.617--53842011837-3245-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium29218.724
223Baltimore Orioles1307654.5854.54753928337-2939-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium321517.469
336Cleveland Indians1357263.53311.04364221434-3237-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium261412.538
447Boston Red Sox1327062.53011.5497514-1732-3438-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park301614.533
559Oakland Athletics1326864.51513.54534361733-3234-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301416.467
6610New York Yankees1306565.50015.5422439-1733-2931-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I321814.563
7712Minnesota Twins1316269.47319.04704383228-3734-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311714.548
8817California Angels1325973.44722.5431502-7131-3828-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium30822.267
9919Chicago White Sox1315477.41227.0389425-3624-3730-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park311318.419
101020Washington Senators II1284979.38330.5423546-12324-4425-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium331617.485
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1328349.629--48537111441-2342-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301416.467
224Cincinnati Reds1286959.53912.0552545735-2633-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field341420.412
335San Francisco Giants1307060.53812.04574203737-2833-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321814.563
448Chicago Cubs1336964.51914.5496506-1033-3636-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field291514.517
5511Houston Astros1185860.49218.0383391-824-3334-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome441430.318
6613Atlanta Braves1205664.46721.0371418-4723-3233-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium422517.595
7714Philadelphia Phillies1296069.46521.5428468-4031-3829-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium331617.485
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1185464.45822.04003861431-3523-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field442618.591
9916New York Mets1336073.45123.5394397-334-3526-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium291316.448
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1275572.43325.5329393-6423-3632-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium352114.600