The Chicago Cubs managed to stay ahead of the Atlanta Braves, 5 to 4, on August 21, 1968.

1968 Chicago Cubs

Final

ATL

Braves

63-63

4

CHC

Cubs

67-61

5

1

0

0

2

0

1

3

4

1

4

0

0

5

0

0

6

0

0

7

0

3

8

0

0

9

0

R

4

5

H

8

11

E

1

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Felipe Alou CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Wayne Causey 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Joe Torre C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Tito Francona 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Mike Page LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Bob Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marty Martinez SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Milt Pappas P 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cecil Upshaw P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dick Kelley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tommie Aaron PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 4 8 3 0 0 9 0 0 9

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Milt Pappas 5.0 7 2 2 0 2 1
Cecil Upshaw (L) 1.2 4 3 3 1 0 1
Dick Kelley 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 8.0 11 5 5 1 3 2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Billy Williams RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Ernie Banks 1B 4 2 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 9
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Willie Smith LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jim Hickman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Adolfo Phillips CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fergie Jenkins P 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Al Spangler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Arcia LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 5 11 5 2 1 3 0 0 18

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Fergie Jenkins (W) 7.0 5 4 4 0 8 0
Phil Regan (S) 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 8 4 4 0 9 0

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