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Games on 1968-09-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox2BoxWilbur WoodJim HardinHoyt Wilhelm
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins1BoxCatfish HunterBuzz Stephen(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees3BoxJim LonborgFritz Peterson(none)
Detroit Tigers6Washington Senators II3BoxMickey LolichBob HumphreysPat Dobson
Cincinnati Reds6Houston Astros7BoxSteve SheaTed Abernathy(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBill SingerRon WillisJim Brewer
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTom SeaverGary Wagner(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCal KoonceTurk Farrell(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxSteve BlassFergie Jenkins(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants8BoxJuan MarichalGeorge Stone(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers15610056.641--65346718644-3456-22W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium633.500
223Baltimore Orioles1558768.56112.55534797442-3845-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium743.571
335Boston Red Sox1548272.53217.0581584-337-3945-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park844.500
446Cleveland Indians1558273.52917.54994871240-3641-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium642.667
558New York Yankees1568175.51919.05184972142-3738-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I624.333
6610Oakland Athletics1557976.51020.55385211738-4040-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum734.429
7713Minnesota Twins1547381.47426.05365211534-4139-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium862.750
8818California Angels1546688.42933.0482585-10335-4431-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium817.125
9919Chicago White Sox1546490.41635.0436497-6128-4736-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park835.375
101020Washington Senators II1535994.38639.5491649-15828-4931-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium862.750
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1559461.606--56145610550-2944-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II734.429
224San Francisco Giants1568472.53810.55685095943-3441-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park642.667
337Cincinnati Reds1548074.51913.56626441840-3539-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field835.375
449Chicago Cubs1568076.51314.5590590037-4242-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field642.667
5511Atlanta Braves1376671.48219.0420461-4131-3835-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium251510.600
6612Houston Astros1336469.48119.0433454-2128-3936-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome29821.276
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1527181.46721.5438479-4132-4139-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1055.500
8815Philadelphia Phillies1557283.46522.0517593-7635-4137-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium743.571
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1346272.46321.54524331935-3727-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field281810.643
101017New York Mets1567185.45523.5450472-2239-3831-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium624.333