In the Washington Senators 9-1 win over the St. Louis Browns, Goose Goslin gets two hits for the third day in a row to edge Browns outfielder Heinie Manush .379 to .378 for his only batting title in an 18-year career.
Walter Johnson, 19, debuts with the Washington Senators and loses 3-2 to the Detroit Tigers. The first hit off him is a bunt single by Ty Cobb. Years later, Johnson and Cobb will enter the Hall of Fame together as 2 of the original 5 inductees.
The Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Athletics played twenty-four innings and ended in a 1-1 tie. Future Hall of Fame third baseman, George Kell, came to bat 10 times in the game without a hit.
Babe Herman hit three home runs, including a grand slam, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 10-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field. The eventual Hall of Famer would end the season with 16 home runs.
Dodgers Don Drysdale works 4 scoreless innings against the Phillies before finally allowing a run, after 58 2/3 shutout innings, on Howie Bedell’s sac fly. Bedell has no other RBI in 1968. Drysdale breaks the MLB mark of 56 consecutive scoreless innings set by Walter Johnson in 1913.