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1968 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 91-71 .562
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 579-497 + 82
Manager(s): Hank Bauer, Earl Weaver
General Manager: Harry Dalton
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 943,977 12/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Junior Kennedy (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Earl Weaver
First Base Coach: George Staller
Hitting Coach: Ray Scarborough
Pitching Coach: George Bamberger
Third Base Coach: Billy Hunter

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9171.56212.0
8675.53416.5
8676.53117.0
8379.51220.0
8280.50621.0
7983.48824.0
6795.41436.0
6795.41436.0
6596.40437.5
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Ellie HendricksBALCALW 3-0 vs CAL101000100000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Merv RettenmundBALCALL 2-6 vs CAL100000000010000011st career game
    Dave MayBALOAKL 3-4 @OAK5110000101000000391st career stolen base
    Merv RettenmundBALOAKL 3-4 @OAK101100000000000021st career hit
    Chico FernandezBALCALW 10-1 @CAL101000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Frank RobinsonBALCALW 10-1 @CAL413100110000000017832000th career hit
    Gene BrabenderBALWS2W 8-0 @WS24120011000100000491st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Ellie HendricksBALDETW 10-8 @DET3110011000000000111st career home run
    Bruce HowardBALCLEL 6-11 @CLE1110011001000000981st career home run
    Dave LeonhardBALCHAW 5-0 @CHA401000100010000091st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Curt MottonBALBOSL 1-5 @BOS4010000100000000641st career stolen base
    Boog PowellBALBOSW 4-3 @BOS3110001000200000858500th career RBI
    Fred ValentineBALCHAL 3-6 vs CHA1000000000000000500500th career game
    Curt BlefaryBALCHAW 3-1 vs CHA3100000001200000500500th career game
    Brooks RobinsonBALCHAW 4-3 vs CHA522002300000000016402 home runs
    Dave McNallyBALDETW 5-3 @DET31100120002000001611st career home run
    Don BufordBALCLEW 8-6 vs CLE32200003010000006833 stolen bases
    Paul BlairBALDETL 1-4 vs DET1000000000000000500500th career game
    Don BufordBALBOSW 6-3 vs BOS52401031000000007164 hits
    Mark BelangerBALBOSW 3-2 vs BOS81300000005001002055 strikeouts
    Ellie HendricksBALBOSW 3-2 vs BOS4020100004101000514 walks
    Dave McNallyBALOAKW 8-2 vs OAK41200150001000001705 RBIs
    Merv RettenmundBALOAKW 8-2 vs OAK221100100200000061st career RBI
    Merv RettenmundBALOAKW 5-3 vs OAK111001200000000081st career home run
    Larry HaneyBALCHAL 2-3 vs CHA50410000000000001104 hits
    Merv RettenmundBALCHAW 4-0 vs CHA3100000101000000171st career stolen base
    Fred BeeneBALBOSL 0-4 @BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Bobby FloydBALBOSL 0-4 @BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Mike FioreBALCHAW 8-5 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Roger NelsonBALDETW 2-1 vs DET2010000000000100231st career hit
    Mike FioreBALCLEW 7-1 vs CLE501000000010000051st career hit
    Bobby FloydBALCLEW 7-1 vs CLE300000100010001041st career RBI
    Bobby FloydBALCLEL 0-2 vs CLE301100000010000051st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Roger NelsonBALCALW 10-1 @CALSv 20000120018000--70-11st career save
    Tom PhoebusBALBOSW 6-0 vs BOSWSHO900003910029000--4019-11Complete game/Shutout, 0-hitter
    Dave LeonhardBALNYAW 6-1 vs NYAWCG951106300033000--51-01st career win
    Tom PhoebusBALNYAW 7-3 vs NYAWCG9633141100037000--4120-1111 Strikeouts
    Dave LeonhardBALDETW 4-0 vs DETWSHO910007600232000--62-0Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Jim HardinBALWS2W 5-2 vs WS2WCG9622111000034000--2814-410 Strikeouts
    Dave McNallyBALCALW 2-0 vs CALWSHO9500031201135000--16353-4312 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Roger NelsonBALWS2W 8-4 @WS2W 321102200012000--121-11st career win
    Tom PhoebusBALOAKW 3-2 @OAKW 8622041010135000--5022-1610 Strikeouts
    Wally BunkerBALBOSW 6-0 vs BOSWSHO950001710032000--12443-27Complete game/Shutout
    Jim HardinBALMINL 0-2 vs MINLCG5.132001500121000--3416-73-hitter
    Tom PhoebusBALCHAW 1-0 vs CHAWSHO9500051200035000--5323-1812 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Jim HardinBALCHAW 3-1 vs CHAWCG931005600034000--3517-73-hitter
    Tom PhoebusBALNYAW 3-2 @NYAW 8521101000029000--5424-1810 Strikeouts
    Dave McNallyBALWS2W 2-0 vs WS2WSHO920002600031000--17057-46Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Dave McNallyBALCLEW 1-0 vs CLEWSHO960000300132000--17360-46Complete game/Shutout
    Dave McNallyBALDETW 5-1 vs DETWCG931113500033000--17461-463-hitter
    Jim HardinBALMINW 3-0 vs MINWSHO960001610032000--4322-10Complete game/Shutout
    Dave McNallyBALCALW 3-0 vs CALWSHO940000800030000--17763-46Complete game/Shutout
    Gene BrabenderBALCALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO520002200018000--7015-10Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Tom PhoebusBALOAKW 3-1 @OAK 7411001010025000--6229-2010 Strikeouts
    Jim HardinBALCALW 1-0 @CALWSHO920000800029000--4624-11Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Tom PhoebusBALCHAW 4-0 vs CHAWSHO960003500035000--6830-24Complete game/Shutout
    Roger NelsonBALBOSL 0-4 @BOSL 6333021300023000--223-313 Strikeouts, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Fred BeeneBALBOSL 0-4 @BOS 12110110006000--10-01st career game


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