Repeat 1968 World Series

1968 World Series (4-3): Detroit Tigers
<http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/DET/1968.shtml&gt; (103-59)
over St. Louis Cardinals
<http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/STL/1968.shtml&gt; (97-65)

BR Bullpen: Find or enter more info for this series
<http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/1968%20WS&gt; (what’s this?
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*Series Games*

Game 1

October 2, 1968 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
Detroit Tigers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 X 4 6 0

PITCHERS: DET – McLain, Dobson (6), McMahon (8)
STL – Gibson

WP – Gibson
LP – McLain
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: DET – none
STL – Brock

ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10020SLN1968.htm&gt;

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Game 2

October 3, 1968 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
Detroit Tigers 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 8 13 1
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 1

PITCHERS: DET – Lolich
STL – Briles, Carlton (6), Willis (7), Hoerner (9)

WP – Lolich
LP – Briles
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: DET – Horton, Lolich, Cash
STL – none

ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10030SLN1968.htm&gt;

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Game 3

October 5, 1968 at Tiger Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 7 13 0
Detroit Tigers 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 0

PITCHERS: STL – Washburn, Hoerner (6)
DET – Wilson, Dobson (5), McMahon (6), Patterson (7), Hiller (8)

WP – Washburn
LP – Wilson
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: STL – McCarver, Cepeda
DET – Kaline, McAuliffe

ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10050DET1968.htm&gt;

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Game 4

October 6, 1968 at Tiger Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
St. Louis Cardinals 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 10 13 0
Detroit Tigers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 4

PITCHERS: STL – Gibson
DET – McLain, Sparma (3), Patterson (4), Lasher (6), Hiller (8), Dobson (8)

WP – Gibson
LP – McLain
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: STL – Brock, Gibson
DET – Northrup

ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10060DET1968.htm&gt;

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Game 5

October 7, 1968 at Tiger Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
St. Louis Cardinals 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0
Detroit Tigers 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 X 5 9 1

PITCHERS: STL – Briles, Hoerner (7), Willis (7)
DET – Lolich

WP – Lolich
LP – Hoerner
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: STL – Cepeda
DET – none

ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10070DET1968.htm&gt;

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Game 6

October 9, 1968 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
Detroit Tigers 0 2 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 12 1
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 1

PITCHERS: DET – McLain
STL – Washburn, Jaster (3), Willis (3), Hughes (3), Carlton (4), Granger (7), Nelson (9)

WP – McLain
LP – Washburn
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: DET – Northrup, Kaline
STL – none

ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10090SLN1968.htm&gt;

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Game 7

October 10, 1968 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
– – – – – – – – – – – –
Detroit Tigers 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 8 1
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0

PITCHERS: DET – Lolich
STL – Gibson

WP – Lolich
LP – Gibson
SAVE – none

HOME RUNS: DET – none
STL – Shannon

ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Retrosheet.org: Box Score and Play-By-Play
<http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B10100SLN1968.htm&gt;

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*Series MVP* – Mickey Lolich
<http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lolicmi01.shtml&gt;

Series Batting Stats

Click on the *Player* for career stats and accomplishments.

*Detroit Tigers*

SERIES STATS | REGULAR SEASON
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB | AB H HR BA OPS SB
+——————-+-+—+–+–+–+–+–+—+–+–+—–+—–+—–+—+—-+—+–+—–+—–+—+
*Gates Brown <http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brownga01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 | 92 34 6 .370 1.127 0
*Norm Cash <http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cashno01.shtml&gt; 7 26 5 10 0 0 1 5 3 5 .385 .433 .500 0 | 411 108 25 .263 .816 1
Wayne Comer <http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/comerwa01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1.000 1.000 0 | 48 6 1 .125 .389 0
Pat Dobson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/dobsopa01.shtml&gt; 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 28 4 0 .143 .343 0
Bill Freehan <http://www.baseball-reference.com/f/freehbi01.shtml&gt; 7 24 0 2 1 0 0 2 4 8 .083 .214 .125 0 | 540 142 25 .263 .820 0
John Hiller <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hillejo01.shtml&gt; 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 37 3 0 .081 .162 0
Willie Horton <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hortowi01.shtml&gt; 7 23 6 7 1 1 1 3 5 6 .304 .448 .565 0 | 512 146 36 .285 .895 0
Al Kaline <http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kalinal01.shtml&gt; 7 29 6 11 2 0 2 8 0 7 .379 .400 .655 0 | 327 94 10 .287 .820 6
Fred Lasher <http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lashefr01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 9 1 0 .111 .222 0
#Mickey Lolich <http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lolicmi01.shtml&gt; 3 12 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 .250 .308 .500 0 | 70 8 0 .114 .341 0
*Tom Matchick <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/matchto01.shtml&gt; 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 227 46 3 .203 .534 0
*Eddie Mathews <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/matheed01.shtml&gt; 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 0 | 52 11 3 .212 .666 0
*Dick McAuliffe <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mcauldi01.shtml&gt; 7 27 5 6 0 0 1 3 4 6 .222 .323 .333 0 | 570 142 16 .249 .755 8
Denny McLain <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mclaide01.shtml&gt; 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 0 | 111 18 0 .162 .359 0
Don McMahon <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mcmahdo02.shtml&gt; 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 |+ 7 1 0 .143 .286 0
*Jim Northrup <http://www.baseball-reference.com/n/northji01.shtml&gt; 7 28 4 7 0 1 2 8 1 5 .250 .276 .536 0 | 580 153 21 .264 .771 4
Ray Oyler <http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/oylerra01.shtml&gt; 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 215 29 1 .135 .398 0
*Daryl Patterson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/patteda02.shtml&gt; 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 13 0 0 .000 .071 0
Jim Price <http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/priceji01.shtml&gt; 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 132 23 3 .174 .526 0
Joe Sparma <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/sparmjo01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 60 8 0 .133 .298 0
Mickey Stanley <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/stanlmi01.shtml&gt; 7 28 4 6 0 1 0 0 2 4 .214 .267 .286 0 | 583 151 11 .259 .675 4
Dick Tracewski <http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/tracedi01.shtml&gt; 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 212 33 4 .156 .475 3
Don Wert <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wertdo01.shtml&gt; 6 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 6 5 .118 .375 .118 0 | 536 107 12 .200 .557 0
Earl Wilson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wilsoea01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 88 20 7 .227 .742 0
+——————-+-+—+–+–+–+–+–+—+–+–+—–+—–+—–+—+—-+—+–+—–+—–+—+
Total 7 231 34 56 4 3 8 33 27 59 .242 .328 .390 0 | 185 .235 .687 26

* – bats left-handed, # – switch hits, ? – unknown, else – bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams
this year.

*St. Louis Cardinals*

SERIES STATS | REGULAR SEASON
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB | AB H HR BA OPS SB
+——————-+-+—+–+–+–+–+–+—+–+–+—–+—–+—–+—+—-+—+–+—–+—–+—+
Nelson Briles <http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brilene01.shtml&gt; 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .200 .000 0 | 80 11 0 .138 .348 0
*Lou Brock <http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brocklo01.shtml&gt; 7 28 6 13 3 1 2 5 3 4 .464 .516 .857 7 | 660 184 6 .279 .746 62
*Steve Carlton <http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/carltst01.shtml&gt; 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 73 12 2 .164 .438 0
Orlando Cepeda <http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cepedor01.shtml&gt; 7 28 2 7 0 0 2 6 2 3 .250 .300 .464 0 | 600 149 16 .248 .684 8
Ron Davis <http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/davisro01.shtml&gt; 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 0 |+296 60 1 .203 .535 1
*Johnny Edwards <http://www.baseball-reference.com/e/edwarjo01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 230 55 3 .239 .613 1
Curt Flood <http://www.baseball-reference.com/f/floodcu01.shtml&gt; 7 28 4 8 1 0 0 2 2 2 .286 .333 .321 3 | 618 186 5 .301 .705 11
Phil Gagliano <http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gagliph01.shtml&gt; 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 | 105 24 0 .229 .586 0
Bob Gibson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gibsobo01.shtml&gt; 3 8 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 .125 .222 .500 0 | 94 16 0 .170 .456 1
Wayne Granger <http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/grangwa01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 5 1 0 .200 .400 0
Joe Hoerner <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hoernjo01.shtml&gt; 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 0 | 6 0 0 .000 .000 0
Dick Hughes <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hughedi01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 15 0 0 .000 .062 0
*Larry Jaster <http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/jastela01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 43 6 1 .140 .368 0
Julian Javier <http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/javieju01.shtml&gt; 7 27 1 9 1 0 0 3 3 4 .333 .400 .370 1 | 519 135 4 .260 .638 10
*Roger Maris <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/marisro01.shtml&gt; 6 19 5 3 1 0 0 1 3 3 .158 .273 .211 0 | 310 79 5 .255 .681 0
Dal Maxvill <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/maxvida01.shtml&gt; 7 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .120 .000 0 | 459 116 1 .253 .627 0
*Tim McCarver <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mccarti01.shtml&gt; 7 27 3 9 0 2 1 4 3 2 .333 .400 .593 0 | 434 110 5 .253 .645 4
Mel Nelson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/n/nelsome01.shtml&gt; 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 12 2 0 .167 .398 0
#Dave Ricketts <http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/rickeda01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1.000 1.000 0 | 22 3 0 .136 .272 0
#Dick Schofield <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/schofdi01.shtml&gt; 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 127 28 1 .220 .618 1
Mike Shannon <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/shannmi01.shtml&gt; 7 29 3 8 1 0 1 4 1 5 .276 .300 .414 0 | 576 153 15 .266 .710 1
Ed Spiezio <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/spiezed01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1.000 1.000 0 | 51 8 0 .157 .385 1
*Bobby Tolan <http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/tolanbo01.shtml&gt; 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 278 64 5 .230 .607 9
Ray Washburn <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/washbra01.shtml&gt; 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 0 | 60 5 0 .083 .308 0
Ron Willis <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/williro01.shtml&gt; 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 11 0 0 .000 .083 0
+——————-+-+—+–+–+–+–+–+—+–+–+—–+—–+—–+—+—-+—+–+—–+—–+—+
Total 7 239 27 61 7 3 7 27 21 40 .255 .318 .397 11 | 73 .249 .643 110

* – bats left-handed, # – switch hits, ? – unknown, else – bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams
this year.

Series Pitching Stats

Click on the *Player* for career stats and accomplishments.

*Detroit Tigers*

SERIES STATS | REGULAR SEASON
Player G ERA W-L SV CG IP H ER BB SO | W-L IP ERA WHIP SO SV
+——————-+-+——+—+–+–+—-+–+–+–+—+——+—+—–+—–+—+–+
*Mickey Lolich <http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lolicmi01.shtml&gt; 3 1.67 3-0 0 3 27.0 20 5 6 21 | 17-9 220 3.19 1.10 197 1
Denny McLain <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mclaide01.shtml&gt; 3 3.24 1-2 0 1 16.7 18 6 4 13 | 31-6 336 1.96 0.90 280
Pat Dobson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/dobsopa01.shtml&gt; 3 3.86 0-0 0 0 4.7 5 2 1 0 | 5-8 125 2.66 1.10 93 7
Earl Wilson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wilsoea01.shtml&gt; 1 6.23 0-1 0 0 4.3 4 3 6 3 | 13-12 224 2.85 1.15 168
Daryl Patterson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/patteda02.shtml&gt; 2 0.00 0-0 0 0 3.0 1 0 1 0 | 2-3 68 2.12 1.18 49 7
Fred Lasher <http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lashefr01.shtml&gt; 1 0.00 0-0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 1 | 5-1 49 3.33 1.21 32 5
*John Hiller <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hillejo01.shtml&gt; 2 13.50 0-0 0 0 2.0 6 3 3 1 | 9-6 128 2.39 1.12 78 2
Don McMahon <http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mcmahdo02.shtml&gt; 2 13.50 0-0 0 0 2.0 4 3 0 1 |+ 5-2 82 1.98 1.02 65 1
Joe Sparma <http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/sparmjo01.shtml&gt; 1 54.00 0-0 0 0 0.3 2 2 0 0 | 10-10 182 3.70 1.35 110
+——————-+-+——+—+–+–+—-+–+–+–+—+——+—+—–+—–+—+–+
Total 3.48 4-3 0 4 62.0 61 24 21 40 | 2.71 1.120

* – throws left-handed, ? – unknown, else – throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams
this year.

*St. Louis Cardinals*

SERIES STATS | REGULAR SEASON
Player G ERA W-L SV CG IP H ER BB SO | W-L IP ERA WHIP SO SV
+——————-+-+——+—+–+–+—-+–+–+–+—+——+—+—–+—–+—+–+
Bob Gibson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gibsobo01.shtml&gt; 3 1.67 2-1 0 3 27.0 18 5 4 35 | 22-9 305 1.12 0.85 268
Nelson Briles <http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brilene01.shtml&gt; 2 5.56 0-1 0 0 11.3 13 7 4 7 | 19-11 244 2.81 1.26 141
Ray Washburn <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/washbra01.shtml&gt; 2 9.82 1-1 0 0 7.3 7 8 7 6 | 14-8 215 2.26 1.11 124
*Joe Hoerner <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hoernjo01.shtml&gt; 3 3.86 0-1 1 0 4.7 5 2 5 3 | 8-2 49 1.48 0.95 42 17
Ron Willis <http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/williro01.shtml&gt; 3 8.31 0-0 0 0 4.3 2 4 4 3 | 2-3 64 3.39 1.23 39 4
*Steve Carlton <http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/carltst01.shtml&gt; 2 6.75 0-0 0 0 4.0 7 3 1 3 | 13-11 232 2.99 1.19 162
Wayne Granger <http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/grangwa01.shtml&gt; 1 0.00 0-0 0 0 2.0 0 0 1 1 | 4-2 44 2.25 1.18 27 4
*Mel Nelson <http://www.baseball-reference.com/n/nelsome01.shtml&gt; 1 0.00 0-0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 | 2-1 53 2.91 1.10 16 1
Dick Hughes <http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hughedi01.shtml&gt; 1 0.00 0-0 0 0 0.3 2 0 0 0 | 2-2 64 3.52 1.03 49 4
*Larry Jaster <http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/jastela01.shtml&gt; 1 inf 0-0 0 0 0.0 2 3 1 0 | 9-13 154 3.50 1.24 70
+——————-+-+——+—+–+–+—-+–+–+–+—+——+—+—–+—–+—+–+
Total 4.65 3-4 1 3 62.0 56 32 27 59 | 2.49 1.120

* – throws left-handed, ? – unknown, else – throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams
this year.

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2 Comments

  1. Kodiak
    Posted October 20, 2006 at 4:18 am | Permalink

    Brings back memories!

  2. Swinging Sammy
    Posted October 20, 2006 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    I remember at one of my first tigers games at Tiger stadium, they were handing out baseball cards with the 68 Tigers team on them. Ahh happy memories. Anyway, I think the tigers will go all the way this time….


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