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Wednesday August 28,1968This 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.

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Games on 1968-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim HannanJim HardinDennis Higgins
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox3BoxDiego SeguiJuan Pizarro(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox3BoxJerry NymanMel Stottlemyre(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians3BoxVicente RomoDave Boswell(none)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers6BoxDenny McLainTom Burgmeier(none)
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRich NyeBill SingerPhil Regan
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxJim BrewerPhil Regan(none)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets3BoxGerry ArrigoJerry Koosman(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets2BoxGary NolanDon CardwellClay Carroll
Atlanta Braves9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxGeorge StoneWoodie Fryman(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxPat JarvisJerry Johnson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBob GibsonBob Veale(none)
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants4BoxFrank LinzyJohn Buzhardt(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1358352.615--54542312237-3346-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium27207.741
223Baltimore Orioles1337855.5864.04894008937-2941-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium291316.448
336Cleveland Indians1377364.53311.0440431934-3338-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium241311.542
447Boston Red Sox1347163.53011.5507520-1332-3439-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park281513.536
559Oakland Athletics1356966.51114.04634511234-3434-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271314.481
6610New York Yankees1336667.49616.0424444-2033-3032-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I291712.586
7713Minnesota Twins1346371.47019.54794443529-3934-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium281612.571
8817California Angels1356075.44423.0434510-7632-4028-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium27720.259
9919Chicago White Sox1335677.42126.0394426-3224-3732-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park291118.379
101020Washington Senators II1315180.38930.0429555-12625-4426-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium301416.467
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1348450.627--49337511842-2342-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II281315.464
224Cincinnati Reds1317259.55010.55755502537-2634-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field311120.355
335San Francisco Giants1327260.54511.04694274237-2835-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park301614.533
448Chicago Cubs1367066.51515.0511526-1534-3836-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field261412.538
5511Houston Astros1205961.49218.0390397-725-3434-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome421329.310
6612Atlanta Braves1225864.47520.0382421-3925-3233-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium402317.575
7714Philadelphia Phillies1326072.45523.0431489-5831-3929-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium301614.533
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1195465.45422.5400394631-3523-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field432617.605
9916New York Mets1366175.44924.0403410-735-3526-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium261214.462
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1305674.43126.0343408-6523-3633-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium322012.625