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Thursday, August 29,1968

Thursday, August 29,1968

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Washington Senators II 5 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dick Bosman Eddie Watt -- 8,320 3:34
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Oakland Athletics 2 Boston Red Sox 11 box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Ellsworth Jim Nash -- 19,101 2:30
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 New York Yankees 0 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Joe Horlen Steve Barber Wilbur Wood 8,148 2:06
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Minnesota Twins 3 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Kaat Mike Paul -- 8,382 2:43
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 California Angels 0 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich George Brunet -- 23,964 2:16
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Cincinnati Reds 0 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Cal Koonce George Culver Ron Taylor 16,791 2:24
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Atlanta Braves 6 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Shibe Park Phil Niekro Larry Jackson -- 4,396 1:59
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 box | pbp Forbes Field Ray Washburn Bob Moose -- 7,681 2:43
1968 reg season 1968-08-29 Houston Astros 6 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dave Giusti Juan Marichal -- 5,449 2:05
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
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 136 84 52 .618 0.0 547 423 124 W2 37-33 47-19 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 134 78 56 .582 5.0 493 405 88 L2 37-29 41-27 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 135 72 63 .533 11.5 518 522 -4 W1 32-34 40-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 138 73 65 .529 12.0 442 434 8 L1 34-33 38-33 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 136 69 67 .507 15.0 465 462 3 L1 34-35 34-33 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 134 66 68 .493 17.0 424 445 -21 L3 33-31 32-38 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 135 64 71 .474 19.5 482 446 36 W1 30-39 34-32 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 136 60 76 .441 24.0 434 512 -78 L2 32-41 28-35 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 134 57 77 .425 26.0 395 426 -31 W3 24-37 33-40 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 132 52 80 .394 30.0 434 559 -125 W2 26-44 26-36 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 135 85 50 .630 0.0 498 375 123 W2 43-23 42-27 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 11.5 575 552 23 L1 37-27 34-34 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 12.0 470 433 37 L1 37-28 35-33 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 136 70 66 .515 15.5 511 526 -15 L1 34-38 36-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 18.0 396 398 -2 W1 26-34 34-27 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 20.0 388 421 -33 W3 26-32 33-32 6 6 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 137 62 75 .453 24.0 405 410 -5 W1 35-35 27-40 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 133 60 73 .451 24.0 431 495 -64 L5 31-39 29-34 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 120 54 66 .450 23.5 400 399 1 L3 31-35 23-31 9 9 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 56 74 .431 26.5 343 408 -65 W1 23-36 33-38 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)