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Tuesday October 15,1968This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 1968 season.

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers16410361.628--67149217947-3656-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium-20-2
223Baltimore Orioles1629171.56211.05794978244-3847-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium000
335Cleveland Indians1628775.53715.05165041243-3843-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium-1-10
446Boston Red Sox1628676.53116.0614611340-4146-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
559New York Yankees1648480.51219.0536531544-3839-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I-2-1-1
6610Oakland Athletics1638380.50919.55695442538-4244-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-1-10
7711Minnesota Twins1627983.48823.05625461638-4341-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
8818Chicago White Sox1626795.41435.0463527-6431-5036-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park000
9919California Angels1626795.41435.0498615-11735-4632-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium000
101020Washington Senators II1616596.40436.5524665-14131-4934-47W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1629765.599--58347211150-3147-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II000
224San Francisco Giants1638875.5409.55995297046-3642-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-10-1
337Chicago Cubs1638578.52112.5612611137-4447-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field-1-10
448Cincinnati Reds1638479.51513.56906731743-3840-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field-1-10
5512Atlanta Braves1446975.47919.0437489-5232-3937-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium18126.667
6613Houston Astros1406773.47919.0450481-3129-4138-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome22517.227
7714Los Angeles Dodgers1597584.47220.5457494-3734-4441-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium312.333
8815Philadelphia Phillies1627686.46921.0543615-7238-4338-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium000
9916Pittsburgh Pirates1436677.46221.54804611935-4031-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field19145.737
101017New York Mets1637489.45423.5473499-2641-4032-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium-1-10

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry Adair2B-SS31.302Selected by Royals from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #51). 
Jack AkerP28.094Selected by Pilots from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #24). 
Dick BaneyP21.348Selected by Pilots from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #33). 
Steve BarberP30.235Selected by Pilots from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #37). 
Dick BatesP23.008Selected by Pilots from Senators in expansion draft (Pick #30). 
Gary BellP31.332Selected by Pilots from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #21). 
Bucky BrandonP28.099Selected by Pilots from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #44). 
Ike BrookensP19.285Selected by Royals from Senators in expansion draft (Pick #60). 
Wally BunkerP23.263Selected by Royals from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #25). 
Tom BurgmeierP25.074Selected by Royals from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #47). 
Bill ButlerP21.217Selected by Royals from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #22). 
Wayne ComerOF24.255Selected by Pilots from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #41). 
Jerry CramP20.311Selected by Royals from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #54). 
Tommy DavisOF29.208Selected by Pilots from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #16). 
Moe DrabowskyP33.086Selected by Royals from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #42). 
Dick DragoP23.112Selected by Royals from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #31). 
Mike Ferraro3B24.058Selected by Pilots from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #57). 
Mike Fiore1B24.004Selected by Royals from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #17). 
Al FitzmorrisP22.208Selected by Royals from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #40). 
Joe Foy3B25.236Selected by Royals from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #4). 
Jim GosgerOF25.343Selected by Pilots from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #55). 
Larry HaneyC25.330Selected by Pilots from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #32). 
Tommy HarperOF-3B28.001Selected by Pilots from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #3). 
Billy Harris2B-3B24.326Selected by Royals from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #36). 
Fran HealyC22.039Selected by Royals from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #56). 
Mike HedlundP22.065Selected by Royals from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #45). 
Jackie HernandezSS28.034Selected by Royals from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #43). 
Steve HovleyOF23.301Selected by Pilots from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #35). 
Steve JonesP27.176Selected by Royals from Senators in expansion draft (Pick #10). 
Pat KellyOF24.077Selected by Royals from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #34). 
Joe KeoughOF22.281Selected by Royals from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #8). 
Skip LockwoodP22.059Selected by Pilots from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #46). 
Mike MarshallP25.273Selected by Pilots from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #53). 
Jerry McNertneyC32.069Selected by Pilots from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #7). 
Don Mincher1B30.113Selected by Pilots from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #2). 
Dave MoreheadP26.040Selected by Royals from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #15). 
John MorrisP27.053Selected by Pilots from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #52). 
Roger NelsonP24.130Selected by Royals from Orioles in expansion draft (Pick #1). 
Scott NortheyOF22.000Selected by Royals from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #58). 
Don O'RileyP23.217Selected by Royals from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #38). 
Bob Oliver1B-OF25.249Selected by Royals from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #19). 
Ray OylerSS30.072Selected by Pilots from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #5). 
Marty PattinP25.192Selected by Pilots from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #18). 
Lou PiniellaOF25.048Selected by Pilots from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #28). 
Ellie RodriguezC22.144Selected by Royals from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #13). 
Rich Rollins3B30.182Selected by Pilots from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #26). 
Jim RookerP26.022Selected by Royals from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #6). 
Chico Salmon2B-SS27.316Selected by Pilots from Indians in expansion draft (Pick #11). 
Paul Schaal3B25.226Selected by Royals from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #27). 
Gerry SchoenP21.273Selected by Pilots from Senators in expansion draft (Pick #20). 
Diego SeguiP31.059Selected by Pilots from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #14). 
Buzz StephenP24.094Selected by Pilots from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #9). 
Gary TimberlakeP20.068Selected by Pilots from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #48). 
Jon WardenP22.014Selected by Royals from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #12). 
Steve WhitakerOF25.161Selected by Royals from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #23). 
Hoyt WilhelmP45.081Selected by Royals from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #49).