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Friday September 27,1968This 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 1968-09-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles0BoxSam McDowellRoger Nelson(none)
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox12BoxDick EllsworthJoe VerbanicSparky Lyle
Chicago White Sox5California Angels1BoxJoe HorlenAndy MessersmithWilbur Wood
Washington Senators II3Detroit Tigers1BoxJoe ColemanPat Dobson(none)
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics8BoxChuck DobsonDave BoswellDiego Segui
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves2BoxJim BrewerCecil UpshawJack Billingham
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs4BoxKen HoltzmanBob MoosePhil Regan
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike McCormickTed Abernathy(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2BoxGary WagnerRon TaylorTurk Farrell
Houston Astros0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob GibsonLarry Dierker(none)

Standings as of 1968-09-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers16210359.636--66848718147-3656-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
223Baltimore Orioles1629171.56212.05794978244-3847-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium000
335Boston Red Sox1608674.53816.0608603540-4146-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park202.000
446Cleveland Indians1628775.53716.05165041243-3843-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium-1-10
559Oakland Athletics1618279.50920.55595392038-4243-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum101.000
6610New York Yankees1628280.50621.0528525342-3839-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I01-1
7711Minnesota Twins1607882.48824.05575362137-4241-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211.500
8818Chicago White Sox1606694.41336.0456520-6430-4936-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park211.500
9919California Angels1606694.41336.0491608-11735-4631-48L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium211.500
101020Washington Senators II1596396.39638.5519662-14329-4934-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium2201.000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1609664.600--57046810250-3146-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II211.500
224San Francisco Giants1618774.5409.55895226745-3542-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1101.000
338Chicago Cubs1618378.51613.5603604-137-4445-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1101.000
447Cincinnati Reds1618378.51613.56836632043-3839-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field101.000
5512Atlanta Braves1426874.47919.0433484-5132-3936-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium20137.650
6613Houston Astros1386672.47819.0446468-2228-4038-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome24618.250
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1577483.47120.5452490-3833-4341-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium523.400
8815Philadelphia Phillies1607585.46921.0532609-7737-4238-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium211.500
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1416675.46820.54734522135-3831-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field21147.667
101017New York Mets1617388.45323.5467488-2141-4031-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium101.000