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Sunday September 8,1968This 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 1968-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyJack Fisher(none)
Boston Red Sox2California Angels3BoxClyde WrightJuan PizarroMarty Pattin
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers1BoxDean ChanceEarl Wilson(none)
Washington Senators II2New York Yankees7BoxStan BahnsenJoe Coleman(none)
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics10BoxCatfish HunterMike Paul(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs10BoxKen HoltzmanWoodie Fryman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoe MoellerGeorge CulverJim Brewer
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob VealeTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJoe HoernerFrank Linzy(none)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves4BoxMilt PappasDave Giusti(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1469056.616--58845213640-3450-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium16133.813
223Baltimore Orioles1448361.5766.05244438138-3145-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium18810.444
335Boston Red Sox1447767.53512.0551551035-3742-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1899.500
447Cleveland Indians1487771.52014.0469473-437-3639-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1394.692
559Oakland Athletics1467571.51415.05064852136-3638-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1679.438
6610New York Yankees1457471.51015.54844671738-3435-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1798.529
7713Minnesota Twins1446975.47920.05114832832-4037-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium18108.556
8818California Angels1456382.43426.5458546-8832-4131-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium17413.235
9919Chicago White Sox1456184.42128.5421463-4228-4433-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park17611.353
101020Washington Senators II1435687.39232.5466615-14927-4929-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1899.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1459055.621--52741411347-2543-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II17710.412
224San Francisco Giants1457867.53812.05224794342-3236-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park17107.588
336Cincinnati Reds1427468.52114.56115941737-3036-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field20911.450
448Chicago Cubs1477671.51715.0558570-1234-3841-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1587.533
5511Houston Astros1246163.49218.5405407-227-3634-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381127.289
6612Atlanta Braves1286266.48419.5405434-2929-3433-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium341915.559
7714Philadelphia Phillies1436776.46922.0478540-6233-4034-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium19910.474
8815Pittsburgh Pirates1245668.45223.5408406231-3525-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field382414.632
9916New York Mets1476681.44925.0433440-736-3729-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1578.467
101017Los Angeles Dodgers1416378.44725.0393456-6330-4033-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium21138.619


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Orlando PenaP34.295Purchased by Royals from Pilots. 
Jose VidalOF28.158Purchased by Pilots from Indians.