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Games on 1968-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles1BoxFritz PetersonTom PhoebusDooley Womack
Cleveland Indians7California Angels2BoxSam McDowellJim McGlothlinVicente Romo
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins1BoxDick EllsworthJim Merritt(none)
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics3BoxPat DobsonEd Sprague(none)
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators II2BoxJoe ColemanCisco Carlos(none)
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs8BoxFergie JenkinsGaylord PerryRich Nye
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoe HoernerDan McGinnWayne Granger
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets4BoxTom SeaverMilt PappasRon Taylor
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets6BoxCecil UpshawAl Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Philadelphia Phillies9BoxJim BrewerJohn Boozer(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDock EllisLarry DierkerLuke Walker

Standings as of 1968-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1428854.620--57444213239-3449-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium20155.750
223Baltimore Orioles1408060.5717.05094357438-3142-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium221111.500
334Boston Red Sox1407565.53612.0537541-433-3542-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park221111.500
446Cleveland Indians1447668.52813.0458449936-3339-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium17107.588
559Oakland Athletics1427270.50716.0485479636-3635-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum201010.500
6610New York Yankees1417170.50416.5448457-938-3332-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I21129.571
7713Minnesota Twins1406773.47920.05014633830-3937-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium221210.545
8818California Angels1416180.43326.5445533-8832-4129-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium21615.286
9919Chicago White Sox1405882.41429.0411453-4225-4233-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park22913.409
101020Washington Senators II1385682.40630.0461577-11627-4629-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium23914.391
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1408951.636--51138812347-2442-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II22814.364
225San Francisco Giants1397465.53214.54934553838-3036-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park23149.609
337Cincinnati Reds1377265.52615.55875721537-3034-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field251114.440
448Chicago Cubs1427468.52116.0533547-1434-3839-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field201010.500
5511Houston Astros1246163.49220.0405407-227-3634-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381127.289
6612Atlanta Braves1286266.48421.0405434-2929-3433-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium341915.559
7714Philadelphia Phillies1396574.46823.5466523-5731-3934-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium231112.478
8815New York Mets1446579.45126.0428432-435-3529-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium18810.444
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1215467.44625.5400401-131-3523-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field412615.634
101017Los Angeles Dodgers1365977.43428.0371440-6926-3933-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium26179.654