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Thursday August 29,1968This 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 1968-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II5Baltimore Orioles4BoxDick BosmanEddie Watt(none)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox11BoxDick EllsworthJim Nash(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox1BoxJoe HorlenSteve BarberWilbur Wood
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians2BoxJim KaatMike Paul(none)
California Angels0Detroit Tigers2BoxMickey LolichGeorge Brunet(none)
Cincinnati Reds0New York Mets2BoxCal KoonceGeorge CulverRon Taylor
Atlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxPhil NiekroLarry Jackson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxRay WashburnBob Moose(none)
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants1BoxDave GiustiJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1368452.618--54742312437-3347-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium26197.731
223Baltimore Orioles1347856.5825.04934058837-2941-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium281315.464
336Boston Red Sox1357263.53311.5518522-432-3440-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park271413.519
447Cleveland Indians1387365.52912.0442434834-3338-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium231310.565
559Oakland Athletics1366967.50715.0465462334-3534-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum261313.500
6611New York Yankees1346668.49317.0424445-2133-3132-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I281711.607
7713Minnesota Twins1356471.47419.54824463630-3934-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271512.556
8817California Angels1366076.44124.0434512-7832-4128-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium26719.269
9919Chicago White Sox1345777.42526.0395426-3124-3733-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park281018.357
101020Washington Senators II1325280.39430.0434559-12526-4426-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium291316.448
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1358550.630--49837512343-2342-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271215.444
224Cincinnati Reds1327260.54511.55755522337-2734-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field301119.367
335San Francisco Giants1337261.54112.04704333737-2835-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park291613.552
448Chicago Cubs1367066.51515.5511526-1534-3836-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field261412.538
5510Houston Astros1216061.49618.0396398-226-3434-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome411229.293
6612Atlanta Braves1235964.48020.0388421-3326-3233-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium392217.564
7714New York Mets1376275.45324.0405410-535-3527-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium251114.440
8815Philadelphia Phillies1336073.45124.0431495-6431-3929-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium291613.552
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1205466.45023.5400399131-3523-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field422616.619
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1305674.43126.5343408-6523-3633-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium322012.625