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Baseball on Friday, August 16, 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
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox0BoxDenny McLain (25-3)Jim Lonborg (3-4)DET  A Kaline (7)Al Kaline (21.8)
Washington Senators4California Angels2BoxJoe Coleman (9-13)Bill Harrelson (0-4)NoneBernie Allen (14.7)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians4BoxEddie Fisher (4-2)Hoyt Wilhelm (2-4)CHA  P Ward (12)Pete Ward (33.5)
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins5BoxJim Kaat (9-9)Tom Phoebus (13-11)NoneJim Kaat (24.2)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics1BoxAl Downing (1-1)Jim Nash (10-8)NYA  T Tresh (10)Joe Pepitone (13.0)
Cincinnati Reds11Chicago Cubs7BoxJim Maloney (11-7)Bill Hands (14-7)CHN  E Banks (22), R Hundley (6)  CIN  L Cardenas (4), M Jones (8), J Maloney (2), F Whitfield (2)Mack Jones (22.3)
Houston Astros3New York Mets1BoxTom Dukes (1-2)Ron Taylor (1-3)HOU  J Wynn (16)  NYN  J Martin (1)Bob Aspromonte (38.7)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJoe Gibbon (1-2)Gary Wagner (1-2)SFN  D Dietz (6)Ron Hunt (39.2)
Atlanta Braves5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMilt Pappas (9-9)Steve Carlton (11-8)ATL  J Torre (10)Joe Torre (35.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7744.636--49437535-2642-18W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6951.5757.543336633-2836-23L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6656.54111.546547830-2936-27L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6658.53212.539738232-3033-29W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6358.52114.041238932-3130-28L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5762.47919.043540125-3432-28W2Game Log
New York Yankees5562.47020.037840329-2726-35W1Game Log
California Angels5467.44623.038445929-3425-33L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4970.41227.034737421-3328-37L3Game Log
Washington Senators II4573.38130.538650422-4123-32W1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals7844.6390.544733839-2139-23L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6357.52513.540738431-2532-32W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6458.52513.545846832-3332-25L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6156.52114.050048532-2628-31W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5457.48618.034236922-2732-30W1Game Log
Houston Astros5257.47719.035136622-3130-26W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5564.46221.038842829-3626-28L2Game Log
New York Mets5667.45522.035636132-3324-34L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5060.45521.535035528-3122-29W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5366.44523.030234723-3330-33L2Game Log

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