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Friday August 30,1968This 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 1968-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II5Boston Red Sox1BoxJoe ColemanGary Bell(none)
Oakland Athletics3California Angels5BoxJim McGlothlinCatfish HunterAndy Messersmith
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians0BoxFritz PetersonSam McDowell(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians3BoxVicente RomoDooley Womack(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers9BoxEarl WilsonTom Phoebus(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins5BoxAl WorthingtonDennis Ribant(none)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs5BoxFergie JenkinsLarry Dierker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets8BoxTom SeaverNelson Briles(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxChris ShortJim MaloneyTurk Farrell
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMilt PappasDock Ellis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants4BoxClaude OsteenGaylord PerryJim Brewer

Standings as of 1968-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1378552.620--55642413237-3348-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium25187.720
223Baltimore Orioles1357857.5786.04944148037-3041-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium271314.481
336Boston Red Sox1367264.52912.5519527-832-3440-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park261412.538
447Cleveland Indians1407466.52912.5445437834-3339-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium21129.571
559Oakland Athletics1376968.50416.0468467134-3634-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum251312.520
6610New York Yankees1366769.49317.5427448-2134-3232-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I261610.615
7713Minnesota Twins1366571.47819.54874503730-3935-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium261412.538
8817California Angels1376176.44524.0439515-7632-4129-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium25619.240
9919Chicago White Sox1355778.42227.0399431-3224-3833-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park271017.370
101020Washington Senators II1335380.39830.0439560-12127-4426-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1368551.625--50038311743-2442-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II261214.462
224Cincinnati Reds1337261.54111.55795592037-2834-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field291118.379
335San Francisco Giants1347262.53712.04744383637-2835-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park281612.571
448Chicago Cubs1377166.51814.5516529-1334-3837-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field251312.520
5511Houston Astros1226062.49218.0399403-426-3534-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome401228.300
6612Atlanta Braves1246064.48419.0390421-3127-3233-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium382117.553
7714New York Mets1386375.45723.0413412135-3528-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium241014.417
8815Philadelphia Phillies1346173.45523.0438499-6131-3930-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium281513.536
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1215467.44623.5400401-131-3523-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field412615.634
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1315774.43525.5348412-6424-3633-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium311912.613