The Chicago Cubs couldn't pull it off against the Cincinnati Reds, 9 to 8, on April 16, 1968.

1968 Chicago Cubs

Final

CIN

Reds

2-3

9

CHC

Cubs

2-3

8

1

1

0

2

2

0

3

2

7

4

0

0

5

1

1

6

0

0

7

2

0

8

0

0

9

1

0

R

9

8

H

15

16

E

1

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Pete Rose RF 5 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 8
Alex Johnson LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Vada Pinson CF 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Tony Perez 3B 5 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 6
Lee May 1B 5 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 7
Don Pavletich C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Johnny Bench C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tommy Helms 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mack Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Abernathy P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Leo Cardenas SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Gerry Arrigo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Milt Pappas PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Davidson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Kelso P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Giraldo Ruiz 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 40 9 15 8 3 1 8 0 0 26

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Gerry Arrigo 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Davidson 1.0 5 5 5 0 0 0
Bill Kelso 2.0 4 2 2 0 1 0
Bob Lee 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 1
Ted Abernathy (W) 3.0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Totals 9.0 16 8 8 0 5 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Don Kessinger SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Glenn Beckert 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Billy Williams LF 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Ron Santo 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Ernie Banks 1B 5 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 6
Randy Hundley C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Ted Savage RF,CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Adolfo Phillips CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Bobby Tiefenauer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fergie Jenkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Johnson PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Ken Holtzman PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Stephenson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pete Mikkelsen P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Chuck Hartenstein P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Al Spangler PH,RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 39 8 16 8 1 0 5 0 2 24

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Fergie Jenkins 3.0 6 5 5 0 2 2
Pete Mikkelsen 3.0 4 2 2 1 4 1
Chuck Hartenstein 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0
Bobby Tiefenauer (L) 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 15 9 9 1 8 3

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