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Monday September 9,1968This 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 1968-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6California Angels0BoxMickey LolichDennis Bennett(none)
Cleveland Indians6Minnesota Twins1BoxLuis TiantJim Merritt(none)
Boston Red Sox6Oakland Athletics4BoxLee StangeDiego Segui(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators II6BoxJim HannanGene BrabenderDennis Higgins
San Francisco Giants1Atlanta Braves2BoxGeorge StoneRay SadeckiCecil Upshaw
Philadelphia Phillies8Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxChris ShortBruce Dal Canton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon SuttonLarry Jaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1479156.619--59445214241-3450-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium15123.800
223Baltimore Orioles1458362.5727.05264497738-3245-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1789.471
334Boston Red Sox1457867.53812.0557555236-3742-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1789.471
446Cleveland Indians1497871.52314.0475474138-3639-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1284.667
559New York Yankees1457471.51016.04844671738-3435-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1798.529
6610Oakland Athletics1477572.51016.05104911936-3638-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1578.467
7713Minnesota Twins1456976.47621.05124892332-4037-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium17107.588
8818California Angels1466383.43227.5458552-9432-4131-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium16412.250
9919Chicago White Sox1456184.42129.0421463-4228-4433-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park17611.353
101020Washington Senators II1445787.39632.5472617-14527-4930-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1789.471
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1469056.616--52842410447-2543-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1679.438
225San Francisco Giants1467868.53412.05234814242-3336-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park16106.625
337Cincinnati Reds1427468.52114.06115941737-3036-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field20911.450
448Chicago Cubs1477671.51714.5558570-1234-3841-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1587.533
5511Houston Astros1246163.49218.0405407-227-3634-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381127.289
6612Atlanta Braves1296366.48818.5407435-2829-3434-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium331815.545
7714Philadelphia Phillies1446876.47221.0486547-6134-4034-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium18810.444
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1426478.45124.0403457-5431-4033-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium20128.600
9916New York Mets1476681.44924.5433440-736-3729-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1578.467
101017Pittsburgh Pirates1255669.44823.5415414131-3525-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field372413.649