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Baseball on Thursday, August 08, 1968

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles10BoxTom Phoebus (13-10)Jim Kaat (8-8)BAL  P Blair (4), C Motton (8), T Phoebus (1), F Robinson (10)Paul Blair (26.4)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox0BoxRay Culp (8-4)Joe Horlen (8-11)NoneRuss Nixon (9.7)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers13BoxDenny McLain (23-3)Sonny Siebert (11-9)DET  B Freehan 2 (16)Bill Freehan (14.4)
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees4BoxJack Aker (2-2)Fred Talbot (1-9)NYA  F Fernandez (4)Frank Fernandez (43.9)
California Angels2Washington Senators7BoxJim Hannan (7-2)George Brunet (12-11)WS2  H Allen (1), K McMullen 2 (14)Hank Allen (20.6)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves0BoxBill Hands (13-6)Ron Reed (9-7)CHN  B Williams (16)Billy Williams (16.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros3BoxRon Kline (8-1)Mike Cuellar (6-7)HOU  D Menke (4)  PIT  F Patek (2)John Bateman (42.6)
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxRick Wise (8-8)Bill Singer (9-11)PHI  D Allen (23)Dick Allen (30.0)
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe Hoerner (5-2)Clay Carroll (4-5)NoneTony Perez (14.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7142.628--46335432-2539-17W5Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6447.5776.041133530-2534-22W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox6151.5459.542944229-2632-25W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians6155.52611.537836529-2931-27L4Game Log
Oakland Athletics5854.51812.537936529-3028-25W2Game Log
New York Yankees5158.46818.035337425-2626-32L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5159.46418.539737722-3429-25L3Game Log
California Angels5261.46019.036243628-3224-29L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4762.43122.032534020-2827-34L4Game Log
Washington Senators II4168.37628.036247119-3922-29W1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals7440.6492.541830935-1839-22W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6054.52611.541442330-3230-22W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5753.51812.545443831-2625-28L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants5754.51413.038236728-2429-30W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5153.49015.531033920-2531-28L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5259.46818.036840228-3424-25W1Game Log
Houston Astros4855.46618.033035419-2929-26L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4957.46218.534634528-3021-27W1Game Log
New York Mets5263.45220.034034430-3022-33L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5163.44720.529533623-3128-32L1Game Log

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