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Monday September 2,1968This 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 1968-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles2BoxMel StottlemyreDave LeonhardSteve Hamilton
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMoe DrabowskyLindy McDaniel(none)
Cleveland Indians4California Angels2BoxMike PaulGeorge BrunetEddie Fisher
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins5BoxJim KaatJuan Pizarro(none)
Detroit Tigers0Oakland Athletics4BoxJim NashMickey Lolich(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics3BoxPat DobsonDiego Segui(none)
Chicago White Sox0Washington Senators II1BoxJim HannanJoe Horlen(none)
Chicago White Sox3Washington Senators II11BoxBarry MooreBob PriddyDick Bosman
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs4BoxJuan MarichalKen Holtzman(none)
San Francisco Giants1Chicago Cubs1Box(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds0BoxBob GibsonTed Abernathy(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets1BoxGeorge StoneJerry KoosmanCecil Upshaw
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets2Box(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJohn BoozerJohn PurdinGary Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxWoodie FrymanMike KekichTurk Farrell
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob VealeMike Cuellar(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBruce Dal CantonJim Ray(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1418754.617--56843912938-3449-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium21165.762
223Baltimore Orioles1398059.5766.05084297938-3142-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium231112.478
335Boston Red Sox1397465.53212.0533540-732-3542-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park231211.522
447Cleveland Indians1437568.52413.0451447435-3339-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium18117.611
559Oakland Athletics1417269.51115.0482473936-3635-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum211011.476
6610New York Yankees1407070.50016.5442456-1437-3332-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I22139.591
7713Minnesota Twins1396772.48219.05004594130-3937-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium231211.522
8817California Angels1406179.43625.5443526-8332-4129-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium22616.273
9919Chicago White Sox1395881.41728.0410451-4125-4133-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park23914.391
101020Washington Senators II1375582.40130.0459576-11727-4628-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium241014.417
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1398851.633--50638512146-2442-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II23914.391
224San Francisco Giants1387464.53613.54904474338-2936-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park241410.583
336Cincinnati Reds1367264.52914.55845671737-3034-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field261115.423
448Chicago Cubs1417368.51816.0525544-1934-3838-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field211110.524
5511Houston Astros1246163.49219.5405407-227-3634-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381127.289
6612Atlanta Braves1266165.48420.5395424-2928-3333-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium362016.556
7714Philadelphia Phillies1386573.47122.5457513-5631-3934-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium241113.458
8815New York Mets1426478.45125.5418422-435-3528-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium20911.450
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1215467.44625.0400401-131-3523-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field412615.634
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1355877.43028.0361431-7025-3933-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium27189.667


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill EdgertonP27.017Claimed on waivers by Pilots from Athletics.