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Tuesday September 24,1968This 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 1968-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles3BoxMickey LolichJim HardinDaryl Patterson
Minnesota Twins5California Angels3BoxRon PerranoskiBobby LockeBob Miller
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees5BoxMel StottlemyreSam McDowell(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees2BoxMike PaulFritz PetersonVicente Romo
Chicago White Sox5Oakland Athletics1BoxHoyt WilhelmJack AkerBob Locker
Boston Red Sox2Washington Senators II10BoxFrank BertainaJim LonborgDennis Higgins
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil NiekroJerry Koosman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs3BoxFergie JenkinsAlan Foster(none)
San Francisco Giants5Houston Astros4BoxFrank LinzyDanny CoombsGaylord Perry
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve BlassGary Nolan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJerry JohnsonRay Washburn(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers16010258.638--66348118246-3656-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium211.500
223Baltimore Orioles1599069.56611.55694907944-3846-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium312.333
335Cleveland Indians1598574.53516.55104971341-3743-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium211.500
446Boston Red Sox1588474.53217.0595601-639-4145-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422.500
558New York Yankees1608278.51320.05265101642-3739-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I211.500
6610Oakland Athletics1598079.50321.55465311538-4241-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321.667
7711Minnesota Twins1587781.48724.05485262236-4141-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422.500
8818California Angels1586692.41835.0488598-11035-4631-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium413.250
9919Chicago White Sox1586593.41136.0447514-6729-4836-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park422.500
101020Washington Senators II1576295.39538.5516660-14428-4934-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium431.750
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1589464.595--56446410050-3144-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II431.750
224San Francisco Giants1598673.5418.55845176744-3442-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321.667
337Cincinnati Reds1598277.51612.56786601842-3839-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field312.333
449Chicago Cubs1598178.50913.5595602-737-4443-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field3301.000
5512Atlanta Braves1406872.48617.0431476-4532-3936-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium22139.591
6613Houston Astros1366571.47818.0443465-2228-3937-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome26719.269
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1396673.47518.54724452735-3731-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field23149.609
8815Los Angeles Dodgers1557382.47119.5446484-3832-4241-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium734.429
9916Philadelphia Phillies1587484.46820.0525602-7736-4138-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium422.500
101017New York Mets1597287.45322.5462485-2340-4031-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium312.333