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1968 Pacific Coast League season

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The 1968 Pacific Coast League season was the 66th in the league's history, and ended with the Tulsa Oilers winning their first league championship.

This was the final PCL season for Seattle, San Diego, Tulsa, Denver, Indianapolis and Oklahoma City. Seattle and San Diego were joining Major League Baseball, while the other teams would join the reformed American Association.

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[edit] Final standings

Playoff teams in bold.

East Division W L Pct. GB Manager Affiliation
Tulsa Oilers 95 53 .642 -- Warren Spahn St. Louis Cardinals
San Diego Padres 76 70 .521 18 Bob Skinner Philadelphia Phillies
Phoenix Giants 76 71 .517 18½ Bill Werle San Francisco Giants
Denver Bears 73 72 .503 20½ Johnny Goryl/Billy Martin Minnesota Twins
Indianapolis Indians 66 78 .458 27 Don Zimmer Cincinnati Reds
Oklahoma City 89ers 61 84 .421 32½ Cot Deal Houston Astros
West Division W L Pct. GB Manager Affiliation
Spokane Indians 85 60 .586 -- Roy Hartsfield Los Angeles Dodgers
Hawaii Islanders 78 69 .531 8 Bill Adair Chicago White Sox
Portland Beavers 72 72 .500 12½ Red Davis Cleveland Indians
Seattle Angels 71 76 .483 15 Joe Adcock California Angels
Tacoma Cubs 65 83 .439 21½ Whitey Lockman Chicago Cubs
Vancouver Mounties 58 88 .527 27½ Mickey Vernon Kansas City Athletics

[edit] Championship Finals

Tulsa vs. Spokane
Date Away Home
September 9 Spokane 2 Tulsa 8
September 10 Spokane 2 Tulsa 4
10 innings
September 11 Spokane 2 Tulsa 8
September 12 Tulsa 1 Spokane 10
September 13 Tulsa 1 Spokane 0
Tulsa wins series 4-1

[edit] League Leaders

[edit] Batting

[edit] Pitching

[edit] All-Star Team

[edit] References

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. W. Lloyd Johnson and Miles Wolff, editors. Baseball America, 1993.

1969 Baseball Guide

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