1968 San Francisco Giants season

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1968 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Herman Franks
Local television KTVU
(Russ Hodges, Lon Simmons, Bill Thompson)
Local radio KSFO
(Russ Hodges, Lon Simmons, Bill Thompson)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 88 74 9 .543
Chicago Cubs 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 83 79 14 .512
Atlanta Braves 81 81 16 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 17 .494
Los Angeles Dodgers 76 86 21 .469
Philadelphia Phillies 76 86 21 .469
New York Mets 73 89 24 .451
Houston Astros 72 90 25 .444

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1968 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Hunt, RonRon Hunt 148 529 132 .250 2 28
RF Alou, JesúsJesús Alou 120 419 110 .263 0 39

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Davenport, JimJim Davenport 113 272 61 .224 1 17
Oliver, NateNate Oliver 36 73 13 .178 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bolin, BobbyBobby Bolin 34 176.2 10 5 1.99 126
Robertson, RichRich Robertson 3 9 2 0 6.00 8

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gibbon, JoeJoe Gibbon 29 1 2 1 1.58 22
Herbel, RonRon Herbel 28 0 0 0 3.35 18
Henry, BillBill Henry 7 0 2 0 5.40 0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Clyde King
AA Amarillo Giants Texas League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League Dave Garcia
A Decatur Commodores Midwest League Dennis Sommers
Short-Season A Medford Giants Northwest League Harvey Koepf
Rookie Salt Lake City Giants Pioneer League Ray Malgradi

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fresno[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garry Maddox page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ George Foster page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Ron Hunt page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 1968 San Francisco Giants Roster by Baseball Almanac
  5. ^ Jim Howarth page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]