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Baseball on Wednesday, August 21, 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
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels3BoxGene Brabender (6-4)Marty Pattin (3-4)BAL  D Buford (12), F Robinson (12)Frank Robinson (35.3)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians8BoxHoracio Pina (1-0)Jim Lonborg (3-5)CLE  C Salmon (3)Chico Salmon (33.8)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxDaryl Patterson (2-2)Wilbur Wood (8-9)CHA  J McNertney (2)  DET  J Price (2), M Stanley (10)Mickey Stanley (30.7)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins1BoxAl Downing (2-1)Jim Kaat (9-10)MIN  B Allison (15)  NYA  R Colavito (5)Rocky Colavito (35.6)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5Box G1Fergie Jenkins (14-12)Cecil Upshaw (7-6)CHN  E Banks 2 (25)Ernie Banks (56.7)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs13Box G2Jack Lamabe (3-2)Ken Johnson (3-8)ATL  H Aaron (22), D Johnson (5)  CHN  A Phillips (9), R Santo (19), B Williams (22)Billy Williams (61.3)
Pittsburgh Pirates19Cincinnati Reds1BoxSteve Blass (10-4)Jim Maloney (11-8)PIT  R Clemente 2 (12), D Clendenon (14)Matty Alou (12.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros6BoxDon Wilson (11-11)Mike Kekich (2-6)LAN  J Lefebvre (3)Rusty Staub (23.3)
San Francisco Giants13New York Mets3BoxJuan Marichal (23-5)Jim McAndrew (0-5)NYN  L Stahl (3)  SFN  J Hart (20), J Hiatt (3), W Mays (16)Ron Hunt (31.9)
St. Louis Cardinals8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDick Hughes (2-2)Jerry Johnson (0-1)NoneTim McCarver (22.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers8046.635--51740036-2744-19W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7352.5846.545537937-2936-23W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6859.53512.548449931-3137-28L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6961.53113.041640532-3036-32W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6462.50816.042841332-3131-32W1Game Log
New York Yankees5963.48419.039541133-2826-35W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5866.46821.044042325-3433-32L2Game Log
California Angels5769.45223.040547329-3428-35L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5273.41627.537639524-3628-37L1Game Log
Washington Senators II4776.38231.540752524-4423-32L1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals8146.6380.547135341-2240-24W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6558.52813.552451935-2629-33L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6659.52813.543040434-2732-32W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6861.52713.549149532-3336-28W4Game Log
Houston Astros5658.49118.037238224-3232-26W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5562.47020.536141023-3232-30L5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5361.46521.038536830-3223-29W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5767.46022.040844929-3628-31L1Game Log
New York Mets5871.45023.537738232-3326-38L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5369.43425.030936623-3630-33L5Game Log

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