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Saturday September 21,1968This 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 1968-09-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox5BoxDave LeonhardGary Peters(none)
California Angels2Cleveland Indians3BoxMike PaulGeorge BrunetVicente Romo
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins2BoxJim KaatChuck DobsonJim Perry
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees0BoxRay CulpStan Bahnsen(none)
Detroit Tigers4Washington Senators II3BoxJoe SparmaCasey Cox(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Houston Astros0BoxJim MaloneyDon Wilson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxClaude OsteenLarry JasterMudcat Grant
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxChris ShortDick SelmaGary Wagner
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDock EllisJoe Niekro(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants1BoxRon ReedGaylord PerryCecil Upshaw

Standings as of 1968-09-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers15710156.643--65747018745-3456-22W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium523.400
223Baltimore Orioles1568868.56412.55614847743-3845-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium633.500
334Boston Red Sox1558372.53517.0583584-138-3945-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park734.429
446Cleveland Indians1568373.53217.55024891340-3642-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium532.600
558New York Yankees1578176.51620.05184991942-3738-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I523.400
6610Oakland Athletics1567977.50621.55395231638-4140-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum633.500
7713Minnesota Twins1557481.47726.05385221634-4140-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium752.714
8818California Angels1556689.42634.0484588-10435-4531-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium716.143
9919Chicago White Sox1556491.41336.0441505-6428-4736-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park734.429
101020Washington Senators II1545995.38340.5494653-15928-4931-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium761.857
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1569462.603--56145910250-3044-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II633.500
225San Francisco Giants1578473.53510.55695115843-3441-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park541.800
337Cincinnati Reds1558174.52312.56676442341-3539-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field725.286
449Chicago Cubs1578077.51014.5591595-437-4342-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field541.800
5511Atlanta Braves1386771.48618.0422462-4032-3835-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium241410.583
6612Houston Astros1346470.47819.0433459-2628-3936-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome28820.286
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1537281.47120.5441479-3832-4140-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium945.444
8815Philadelphia Phillies1567383.46821.0521596-7535-4138-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium633.500
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1356372.46720.54574342335-3728-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field271710.630
101017New York Mets1577186.45223.5453476-2339-3931-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium523.400