Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Tuesday, August 20, 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 Orioles2California Angels7BoxClyde Wright (8-3)Tom Phoebus (13-12)NoneJim Fregosi (25.2)
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxSam McDowell (13-10)Gary Bell (10-9)BOS  G Scott (3)Jose Cardenal (14.7)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers7Box G1John Hiller (6-3)Jack Fisher (6-8)DET  G Brown (4)Norm Cash (14.1)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers2Box G2Gary Peters (4-10)Denny McLain (25-4)CHA  P Ward (13)Jerry McNertney (31.6)
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins0BoxMel Stottlemyre (16-10)Dave Boswell (8-10)NYA  A Kosco (13)Andy Kosco (35.7)
Washington Senators7Oakland Athletics5Box G1Frank Bertaina (5-12)Jim Nash (10-9)OAK  S Bando (7), R Monday (5)  WS2  M Epstein (10), D Unser (1)Ed Stroud (12.8)
Washington Senators3Oakland Athletics4Box G2Diego Segui (4-2)Bob Humphreys (3-5)OAK  B Campaneris (3), D Cater (4)  WS2  B Alyea (2)Brant Alyea (33.2)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs6BoxJoe Niekro (13-8)Claude Raymond (2-4)ATL  P Niekro (2)  CHN  W Smith 2 (2)Phil Niekro (26.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds3BoxDock Ellis (3-1)Jay Ritchie (2-3)CIN  T Perez (17)Manny Mota (14.2)
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets8BoxTom Seaver (11-9)Ray Sadecki (11-14)NYN  R Swoboda (11)Ron Swoboda (23.9)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies8BoxLarry Jackson (11-15)Nelson Briles (16-8)PHI  C Dalrymple (2), C Rojas (9)Gary Sutherland (13.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7946.632--51439836-2743-19L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7252.5816.545137636-2936-23L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6858.54011.548249131-3037-28L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6861.52713.040840332-3035-32W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6462.50815.542841332-3131-32W1Game Log
New York Yankees5863.47919.039341032-2826-35W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5865.47220.043942125-3433-31L1Game Log
California Angels5768.45622.040246929-3428-34W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5272.41926.537439224-3528-37W1Game Log
Washington Senators II4776.38231.040752524-4423-32L1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals8046.6350.546335040-2240-24L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6557.53312.552350035-2629-32L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6559.52413.541740133-2732-32L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6661.52014.047348632-3334-28W2Game Log
Houston Astros5558.48718.036638124-3231-26W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5560.47819.035239223-3032-30L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5766.46321.040544129-3628-30W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5261.46021.036636729-3223-29W1Game Log
New York Mets5870.45322.537436932-3326-37W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5368.43824.030836023-3530-33L4Game Log

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