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1968 World Series (4-3): Detroit Tigers (103-59) over St. Louis Cardinals (97-65)


 1967 WS /  1969 WS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, 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 - Bob Gibson
	       LP - Denny McLain
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              STL - Brock

  ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, 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 - Mickey Lolich
	       LP - Nelson Briles
             SAVE - none

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

  ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, 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 - Ray Washburn
	       LP - Earl Wilson
             SAVE - Joe Hoerner

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

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, 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 - Bob Gibson
	       LP - Denny McLain
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - Brock, Gibson
              DET - Northrup

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, 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 - Mickey Lolich
	       LP - Joe Hoerner
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - Cepeda
              DET - none

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, 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 - Denny McLain
	       LP - Ray Washburn
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - Kaline, Northrup
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, 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 - Mickey Lolich
	       LP - Bob Gibson
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              STL - Shannon

  ATTENDANCE: 54,692

Series MVP - Mickey Lolich

Series Batting Stats

Detroit Tigers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Gates Brown 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 67 92 15 34 6 15 0 .370 1.127
Norm Cash 7 26 5 10 0 0 1 5 3 5 .385 .433 .500 .933 0 0 2 127 411 50 108 25 63 1 .263 .816
Wayne Comer 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 48 48 8 6 1 3 0 .125 .389
Pat Dobson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 28 2 4 0 1 0 .143 .343
Bill Freehan 7 24 0 2 1 0 0 2 4 8 .083 .214 .125 .339 0 0 2 155 540 73 142 25 84 0 .263 .819
John Hiller 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 37 1 3 0 2 0 .081 .162
Willie Horton 7 23 6 7 1 1 1 3 5 6 .304 .448 .565 1.013 0 0 1 143 512 68 146 36 85 0 .285 .895
Al Kaline 7 29 6 11 2 0 2 8 0 7 .379 .400 .655 1.055 0 0 0 102 327 49 94 10 53 6 .287 .820
Fred Lasher 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 9 0 1 0 0 0 .111 .222
Mickey Lolich 3 12 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 .250 .308 .500 .808 0 0 0 41 70 5 8 0 3 0 .114 .341
Tommy Matchick 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 80 227 18 46 3 14 0 .203 .534
Eddie Mathews 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 1 31 52 4 11 3 8 0 .212 .665
Dick McAuliffe 7 27 5 6 0 0 1 3 4 6 .222 .323 .333 .656 0 0 0 151 570 95 142 16 56 8 .249 .755
Denny McLain 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 44 111 7 18 0 4 0 .162 .359
Don McMahon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *45 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286
Jim Northrup 7 28 4 7 0 1 2 8 1 5 .250 .276 .536 .812 0 0 2 154 580 76 153 21 90 4 .264 .770
Ray Oyler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 215 13 29 1 12 0 .135 .399
Daryl Patterson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 13 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .071
Jim Price 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 64 132 12 23 3 13 0 .174 .526
Joe Sparma 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 60 2 8 0 2 0 .133 .298
Mickey Stanley 7 28 4 6 0 1 0 0 2 4 .214 .267 .286 .552 0 1 2 153 583 88 151 11 60 4 .259 .675
Dick Tracewski 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 212 30 33 4 15 3 .156 .475
Don Wert 6 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 6 5 .118 .375 .118 .493 0 0 0 150 536 44 107 12 37 0 .200 .556
Earl Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 40 88 9 20 7 17 0 .227 .741
Totals 88 231 34 56 4 3 8 33 27 59 .242 .328 .390 .718 0 1 164 5490 671 1292 185 26 .235 .692

St. Louis Cardinals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Nelson Briles 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 33 80 5 11 0 5 0 .138 .349
Lou Brock 7 28 6 13 3 1 2 5 3 4 .464 .516 .857 1.373 7 2 1 159 660 92 184 6 51 62 .279 .746
Steve Carlton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 73 6 12 2 3 0 .164 .438
Orlando Cepeda 7 28 2 7 0 0 2 6 2 3 .250 .300 .464 .764 0 1 0 157 600 71 149 16 73 8 .248 .685
Ron Davis 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *85 296 33 60 1 17 1 .203 .536
Johnny Edwards 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 85 230 14 55 3 29 1 .239 .613
Curt Flood 7 28 4 8 1 0 0 2 2 2 .286 .333 .321 .655 3 0 0 150 618 71 186 5 60 11 .301 .705
Phil Gagliano 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 53 105 13 24 0 13 0 .229 .585
Bob Gibson 3 8 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 .125 .222 .500 .722 0 0 0 35 94 3 16 0 6 1 .170 .456
Wayne Granger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 5 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Joe Hoerner 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 47 6 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dick Hughes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 15 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .063
Larry Jaster 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 43 2 6 1 1 0 .140 .368
Julian Javier 7 27 1 9 1 0 0 3 3 4 .333 .400 .370 .770 1 1 0 139 519 54 135 4 52 10 .260 .638
Roger Maris 6 19 5 3 1 0 0 1 3 3 .158 .273 .211 .483 0 0 0 100 310 25 79 5 45 0 .255 .681
Dal Maxvill 7 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .120 .000 .120 0 0 0 151 459 51 116 1 24 0 .253 .627
Tim McCarver 7 27 3 9 0 2 1 4 3 2 .333 .400 .593 .993 0 1 0 128 434 35 110 5 48 4 .253 .645
Mel Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 12 2 2 0 2 0 .167 .397
Dave Ricketts 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 20 22 1 3 0 1 0 .136 .273
Dick Schofield 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 127 14 28 1 8 1 .220 .618
Mike Shannon 7 29 3 8 1 0 1 4 1 5 .276 .300 .414 .714 0 0 1 156 576 62 153 15 79 1 .266 .710
Ed Spiezio 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 29 51 1 8 0 2 1 .157 .385
Bobby Tolan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 92 278 28 64 5 17 9 .230 .607
Ray Washburn 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 60 5 5 0 5 0 .083 .308
Ron Willis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 11 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .083
Totals 85 239 27 61 7 3 7 27 21 40 .255 .318 .397 .715 11 5 162 5561 583 1383 73 110 .249 .644

Detroit Tigers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Pat Dobson 3 0 3.86 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 1 0 1.286 47 10 2.66 5 8 7 125.0 89 48 93 1.096
John Hiller 2 0 13.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 6 4 3 3 1 4.500 39 12 2.39 9 6 2 128.0 92 51 78 1.117
Fred Lasher 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0.500 34 0 3.33 5 1 5 48.2 37 22 32 1.212
Mickey Lolich 3 3 1.67 3 0 0 3 27.0 20 5 5 6 21 0.963 39 32 3.19 17 9 1 220.0 178 65 197 1.105
Denny McLain 3 3 3.24 1 2 0 1 16.2 18 8 6 4 13 1.320 41 41 1.96 31 6 0 336.0 241 63 280 0.905
Don McMahon 2 0 13.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 3 3 0 1 2.000 *45 0 1.98 5 2 1 81.2 53 30 65 1.016
Daryl Patterson 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 1 0 0.667 38 1 2.12 2 3 7 68.0 53 27 49 1.176
Joe Sparma 1 0 54.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 6.000 34 31 3.70 10 10 0 182.1 169 77 110 1.349
Earl Wilson 1 1 6.23 0 1 0 0 4.1 4 3 3 6 3 2.308 34 33 2.85 13 12 0 224.1 192 65 168 1.146
Totals 18 7 3.48 4 3 0 4 62.0 61 27 24 21 40 1.323 164 164 2.713 103 59 1489.2 1180 486 1115 1.118

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Nelson Briles 2 2 5.56 0 1 0 0 11.1 13 7 7 4 7 1.500 33 33 2.81 19 11 0 243.2 251 55 141 1.256
Steve Carlton 2 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 3 3 1 3 2.000 34 33 2.99 13 11 0 232.0 214 61 162 1.185
Bob Gibson 3 3 1.67 2 1 0 3 27.0 18 5 5 4 35 0.815 34 34 1.12 22 9 0 304.2 198 62 268 0.853
Wayne Granger 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0.500 34 0 2.25 4 2 4 44.0 40 12 27 1.182
Joe Hoerner 3 0 3.86 0 1 1 0 4.2 5 4 2 5 3 2.143 47 0 1.47 8 2 17 49.0 34 12 42 0.939
Dick Hughes 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 6.000 25 5 3.53 2 2 4 63.2 45 21 49 1.037
Larry Jaster 1 0 inf 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 31 21 3.51 9 13 0 153.2 153 38 70 1.243
Mel Nelson 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 18 4 2.91 2 1 1 52.2 49 9 16 1.101
Ray Washburn 2 2 9.82 1 1 0 0 7.1 7 8 8 7 6 1.909 31 30 2.26 14 8 0 215.1 191 47 124 1.105
Ron Willis 3 0 8.31 0 0 0 0 4.1 2 4 4 4 3 1.385 48 0 3.39 2 3 4 63.2 50 28 39 1.225
Totals 19 7 4.65 3 4 1 3 62.0 56 34 32 27 59 1.339 162 162 2.488 97 65 1479.1 1282 375 971 1.120

 1967 WS /  1969 WS

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