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Wednesday September 18,1968This 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 1968-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox4BoxDick EllsworthRoger NelsonLee Stange
California Angels3Minnesota Twins4BoxDean ChanceBill HarrelsonRon Perranoski
California Angels4Minnesota Twins3BoxClyde WrightDanny MorrisMarty Pattin
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros0BoxPhil NiekroDenny Lemaster(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxGerry ArrigoDon SuttonTed Abernathy
Chicago Cubs7New York Mets2BoxRich NyeJerry KoosmanPhil Regan
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJerry JohnsonBob VealeGary Wagner
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants0BoxRay WashburnBobby Bolin(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1549856.636--64146217943-3455-22W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium853.625
223Baltimore Orioles1548767.56511.05524777542-3745-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium844.500
335Boston Red Sox1538172.52916.5577581-436-3945-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park954.556
446Cleveland Indians1558273.52916.54994871240-3641-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium642.667
558New York Yankees1548173.52617.05134872642-3638-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I826.250
6610Oakland Athletics1547876.50620.05315201137-4040-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844.500
7713Minnesota Twins1537380.47724.55355142134-4139-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium963.667
8818California Angels1546688.42932.0482585-10335-4431-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium817.125
9919Chicago White Sox1536390.41234.5434496-6228-4735-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park945.444
101020Washington Senators II1525993.38838.0488643-15528-4931-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium963.667
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1539459.614--55244011250-2744-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II936.333
224San Francisco Giants1548272.53212.55495034643-3439-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park862.750
337Cincinnati Reds1528072.52613.56556342140-3339-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1037.300
449Chicago Cubs1558075.51615.0590585537-4142-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field743.571
5511Atlanta Braves1366670.48519.5419453-3431-3735-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium261511.577
6612Houston Astros1326369.47720.5426448-2228-3935-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome30921.300
7714Philadelphia Phillies1537281.47122.0511585-7435-4137-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium945.444
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1506981.46023.5430474-4432-4137-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1275.583
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1336172.45923.04474331435-3726-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field291910.655
101017New York Mets1546985.44825.5442466-2437-3831-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium844.500