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1968 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   6th in National League
Manager(s):  Larry Shepard
General Manager:   Joe Brown
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  693,485
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bill Henry (40)
Youngest Player:  Richie Hebner (20)
Longest Tenure:  Roy Face (15)
Top Hitter:  Roberto Clemente (15)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Blass (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Dick Sharon (#9)

Roster Continuity:  73.73%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Bob Moose1968-04-111968W  3-1 @ SFNSv 10000000004000--20-01st career save
Al McBean1968-04-211968W  10-0 vs SFNWSHO950002300033000--32557-30Complete game/Shutout
Luke Walker1968-04-271968L  7-5 @ SLN  1.21100141009000--130-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Al McBean1968-05-011968W  4-0 vs CHNWSHO960005500136000--32758-31Complete game/Shutout
Bob Veale1968-05-161968W  3-0 vs SLNWSHO9800021300036000--18971-4713 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1000th career strikeout
Bob Veale1968-05-201968L  2-1 @ NYNL 8722231000034000--19071-4810 Strikeouts
Bob Moose1968-06-091968W  3-1 @ HOUW 8.151102600031000--161-31st career win
Ron Kline1968-06-111968W  7-4 @ SFNW 4.251102200021000--620100-120100th career win
Bob Moose1968-06-141968W  3-0 vs HOUWSHO920001500030000--172-3Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Dock Ellis1968-06-181968W  3-2 vs LANW 11000010004000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Luke Walker1968-06-251968W  3-2 @ SLNSv 20000020005000--260-11st career save
Bob Moose1968-06-291968W  1-0 @ PHIWSHO920001800031000--203-4Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Bob Veale1968-07-051968W  4-0 @ CHNW 920001500029000--20076-51200th career game
Steve Blass1968-08-151968W  2-0 vs SFNWSHO940000600030000--10729-27Complete game/Shutout
Bob Veale1968-09-081968W  3-0 vs NYNWSHO960003400137000--21279-57Complete game/Shutout
Bob Veale1968-09-141968W  6-0 @ NYNW 9800031010038000--21480-5710 Strikeouts
Steve Blass1968-09-151968W  3-0 @ NYNW 9200031000032000--11234-2710 Strikeouts
Bruce Dalcanton1968-09-171968W  4-2 @ PHISv 1.20000010016000--92-21st career save
Steve Blass1968-09-201968W  5-0 vs CHNWSHO920001800130000--11335-27Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Steve Blass1968-09-241968W  2-0 vs CINWSHO960002600034000--11436-27Complete game/Shutout


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