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Baseball on Saturday, August 31, 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
Washington Senators4Boston Red Sox6BoxJim Lonborg (5-5)Frank Bertaina (5-13)BOS  J Foy (10), R Gibson (2)  WS2  F Howard (39)Joe Foy (50.9)
Oakland Athletics2California Angels0BoxChuck Dobson (11-12)Dennis Bennett (0-3)NoneJohn Donaldson (17.1)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians1BoxStan Bahnsen (14-9)Stan Williams (11-9)NYA  R White (15)Roy White (20.4)
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers1BoxDave McNally (18-8)John Hiller (6-5)BAL  P Blair (6)Paul Blair (42.6)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxDean Chance (13-13)Jack Fisher (7-9)MIN  B Allison (19), R Rollins (5)Johnny Roseboro (13.3)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs2BoxDon Wilson (12-12)Joe Niekro (13-9)HOU  D Wilson (1)Adolfo Phillips (21.1)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets0BoxSteve Carlton (12-9)Jim McAndrew (1-6)NoneLou Brock (13.7)
Cincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTurk Farrell (4-5)Clay Carroll (6-6)NoneJohnny Briggs (15.8)
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxSteve Blass (11-4)Ron Reed (9-9)NoneFreddie Patek (14.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants5BoxMike McCormick (10-13)Don Sutton (6-14)NoneTy Cline (18.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers8553.616--55742937-3348-20L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7957.5815.049941538-3041-27W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7364.53311.552553132-3441-30W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7467.52512.544644034-3339-35L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics7068.50715.047046735-3634-33W1Game Log
New York Yankees6869.49616.543044935-3232-38W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6671.48218.549145330-3936-32W3Game Log
California Angels6177.44224.043951732-4129-36L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5779.41927.040243524-3933-40L2Game Log
Washington Senators II5381.39630.044356627-4526-36L1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals8651.6281.550238344-2442-27W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7362.54110.547943937-2836-34W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7262.53711.058156237-2934-34L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs7167.51414.051853534-3837-29L1Game Log
Houston Astros6162.49616.540540527-3534-27W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6064.48418.039042127-3233-32W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6273.45921.544150131-3931-34W2Game Log
New York Mets6376.45322.541341435-3528-41L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5467.44622.540040131-3523-32L4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5775.43225.034941724-3733-38L1Game Log

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