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Games on 1968-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles5BoxEddie WattJack Aker(none)
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles7BoxWally BunkerEd Sprague(none)
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox7BoxRay CulpStan Williams(none)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox2BoxWilbur WoodJohn Hiller(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees2BoxStan BahnsenClyde WrightSteve Hamilton
California Angels2New York Yankees0BoxBill HarrelsonJoe VerbanicAndy Messersmith
Minnesota Twins0Washington Senators II2BoxCamilo PascualDean Chance(none)
Minnesota Twins7Washington Senators II1BoxJim RolandDick Bosman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves3BoxRon KlineJim BrittonRoy Face
Philadelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds10BoxTony CloningerRick Wise(none)
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDenny LemasterMike Kekich(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Francisco Giants8BoxBobby BolinArchie Reynolds(none)
New York Mets4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDick SelmaLarry Jaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1348252.612--53942211737-3345-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium28217.750
223Baltimore Orioles1327854.5913.04873979037-2941-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium301317.433
336Boston Red Sox1337162.53410.5504515-1132-3439-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park291514.517
447Cleveland Indians1367264.52911.0437429834-3337-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium251411.560
559Oakland Athletics1346866.50714.04584481033-3434-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281414.500
6610New York Yankees1326666.50015.0424441-1733-2932-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I301713.567
7712Minnesota Twins1336370.47418.54774413629-3834-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium291613.552
8817California Angels1346074.44822.0433504-7132-3928-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium28721.250
9919Chicago White Sox1325577.41726.0391426-3524-3731-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park301218.400
101020Washington Senators II1305080.38530.0426553-12724-4426-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium311516.484
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1338350.624--48537511041-2342-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II291415.483
224Cincinnati Reds1297059.54311.05625451735-2634-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field331320.394
335San Francisco Giants1317160.54211.04654244137-2834-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park311714.548
448Chicago Cubs1346965.51514.5500514-1433-3736-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field281513.536
5511Houston Astros1195960.49617.0387393-625-3334-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome431330.302
6613Atlanta Braves1205664.46720.5371418-4723-3233-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium422517.595
7714Philadelphia Phillies1306070.46221.5428478-5031-3929-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium321616.500
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1185464.45821.54003861431-3523-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field442618.591
9916New York Mets1346173.45522.5398397135-3526-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium281216.429
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1285573.43025.5331397-6623-3632-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium342113.618