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Baseball on Friday, August 09, 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
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNally (15-8)Bill Harrelson (0-3)BAL  D Buford (9)Don Buford (33.4)
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox1BoxTommy John (8-5)Steve Hargan (7-12)NoneTommy McCraw (10.9)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxLee Stange (4-3)Pat Dobson (3-4)BOS  J Foy (6)  DET  G Brown (2), M Stanley (9), D Tracewski (4)Joe Foy (68.9)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees3BoxJim Roland (3-1)Fritz Peterson (6-8)MIN  J Roseboro (6)Johnny Roseboro (45.4)
Oakland Athletics4Washington Senators2Box G1Jack Aker (3-2)Dennis Higgins (2-4)OAK  D Green (1)  WS2  J French (1)Dick Green (66.8)
Oakland Athletics2Washington Senators3Box G2Phil Ortega (5-10)Paul Lindblad (4-3)WS2  K McMullen (15)Danny Cater (32.4)
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves0BoxBob Gibson (16-5)Phil Niekro (8-8)NoneRoger Maris (11.9)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds7BoxJay Ritchie (2-1)Fergie Jenkins (12-11)CHN  R Hundley (5)Mack Jones (33.1)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxChris Short (11-11)Claude Osteen (8-17)LAN  K Boyer (2)  PHI  R Joseph (2)Rick Joseph (44.3)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants4BoxCal Koonce (4-4)Juan Marichal (20-5)SFN  B Bonds (3)Cleon Jones (84.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7143.623--46635932-2539-18L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6547.5805.041433530-2535-22W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox6251.5498.543444530-2632-25W5Game Log
Cleveland Indians6156.52111.537836629-3031-27L5Game Log
Oakland Athletics5955.51812.038537030-3128-25L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5259.46817.540138023-3429-25W1Game Log
New York Yankees5159.46418.035637825-2626-33L3Game Log
California Angels5262.45619.036243928-3324-29L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4862.43621.032634020-2828-34W1Game Log
Washington Senators II4269.37827.536747719-3923-30W1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals7540.6523.541930936-1839-22W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5853.52311.546144131-2626-28W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6055.52211.541743030-3330-22L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5755.50913.038637228-2429-31L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5154.48615.531034020-2531-29L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5359.47317.037140429-3424-25W2Game Log
Houston Astros4855.46617.533035419-2929-26L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4957.46218.034634528-3021-27W1Game Log
New York Mets5363.45719.034534831-3022-33W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5164.44320.529733923-3128-33L2Game Log

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