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Thursday, August 22,1968

Thursday, August 22,1968

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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 Boston Red Sox  1 Cleveland Indians  3 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Stan Williams Ray Culp Vicente Romo 6,049 2:20
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 Chicago White Sox  2 Detroit Tigers  4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Dennis Ribant Don McMahon 25,931 2:43
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 New York Yankees  1 Minnesota Twins  3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Merritt Fritz Peterson -- 15,898 1:42
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 California Angels  1 Oakland Athletics  2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Catfish Hunter Dennis Bennett -- 4,078 1:58
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 Pittsburgh Pirates  5 Cincinnati Reds  7 box | pbp Crosley Field Ted Abernathy Tommie Sisk -- 7,195 2:51
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 San Francisco Giants  3 Los Angeles Dodgers  1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Gaylord Perry Don Sutton -- 19,210 2:29
1968 reg season 1968-08-22 St. Louis Cardinals  3 Philadelphia Phillies  7 box | pbp Shibe Park Chris Short Larry Jaster -- 10,193 2:15
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1968 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 127 81 46 .638 0.0 521 402 119 W2 36-27 45-19 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 125 73 52 .584 7.0 455 379 76 W1 37-29 36-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 13.0 419 406 13 W3 32-30 37-32 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 13.5 485 502 -17 L3 31-32 37-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 127 65 62 .512 16.0 430 414 16 W2 32-31 32-32 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 20.0 396 414 -18 L1 33-29 26-35 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 125 59 66 .472 21.0 443 424 19 W1 25-34 34-32 7 7 12 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 127 57 70 .449 24.0 406 475 -69 L2 29-35 28-35 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 52 74 .413 28.5 378 399 -21 L2 24-37 28-37 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 123 47 76 .382 32.0 407 525 -118 L1 24-44 23-32 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 81 47 .633 0.0 474 360 114 L1 41-23 40-24 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 66 58 .532 13.0 531 524 7 W1 35-26 30-33 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 67 59 .532 13.0 433 405 28 W2 35-27 32-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 13.5 491 495 -4 W4 32-33 36-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 18.0 372 382 -10 W3 24-32 32-26 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 20.5 361 410 -49 L5 23-32 32-30 6 6 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 125 58 67 .464 21.5 415 452 -37 W1 29-36 29-31 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 21.5 390 375 15 L1 30-33 23-29 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 129 58 71 .450 23.5 377 382 -5 L1 32-33 26-38 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 123 53 70 .431 25.5 310 369 -59 L6 23-36 30-34 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Tommy John Chicago White Sox Injury DL - Left shoulder separation
1 record(s)
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