National League Champions!!!!
Season Record: 97-65 Standing: 1st
Attendance: 2,011,177 Manager: Red Schoendienst
Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 2, Braves: 1, Home, April 10th)
LF - Lou Brock
CF - Curt Flood
RF - Roger Maris
1B - Orlando Cepeda
C - Tim McCarver
3B - Mike Shannon
2B - Julian Javier
SS - Dal Maxvill
P - Bob Gibson
Julian Javier Curt Flood Steve Carlton
Gold Glove Winners:
Award voting: League Leaders:
Bob Gibson - 1st
Lou Brock - Stolen Bases (62) Curt Flood - 4th Lou Brock - Doubles (46) Lou Brock - 6th Lou Brock - Triples (14) Mike Shannon - 7th Curt Flood - Singles (160) Nelson Briles - 20th Bob Gibson - ERA (1.12) Dal Maxvill - 20th Bob Gibson - Walks/Hits per IP (.853)
Bob Gibson - Hits per 9 IP (5.849)
Bob Gibson - Strikeouts (268)
TSN Pitcher of the Year
Bob Gibson - Shutouts (13)
- Gibson strikes out 17 in Game 1 of the 68 WS
Denny McLain (Tigers) and Bob Gibson both earn MVP honors, the first time two pitchers win the award in the same year.
Bob Gibson is the NL MVP!!!
Bob Gibson wins the NL Cy Young!!!
1968 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com) 1968 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com)
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World Series: Tigers over Cardinals (4-3)
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