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Thursday May 2,1968This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1968-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles7BoxTom PhoebusFritz Peterson(none)
California Angels1Boston Red Sox4BoxJose SantiagoSammy Ellis(none)
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers2BoxDean ChanceDennis RibantAl Worthington
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros4BoxDenny LemasterNelson Briles(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMudcat GrantClay Carroll(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets3BoxNolan RyanWoodie FrymanRon Taylor
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJoe NiekroJim Bunning(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants2BoxBill KelsoBill Henry(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers19136.684--6645216-37-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1439053.629
223Baltimore Orioles18126.6670.58348355-27-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1447965.549
334Minnesota Twins19127.6321.08755328-14-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1436776.469
445Washington Senators II19118.5792.06263-16-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1425488.380
558Boston Red Sox1899.5003.56174-134-45-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1447767.535
6612California Angels20911.4504.55984-255-44-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1425884.408
7718New York Yankees19811.4215.05468-145-53-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1437568.524
8816Oakland Athletics19811.4215.05767-106-52-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1437469.517
9919Cleveland Indians18711.3895.5565333-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1437964.552
101020Chicago White Sox15312.2008.02856-282-71-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1476483.435
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals20146.700--9257355-59-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1428359.585
336Cincinnati Reds19109.5263.5817654-56-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1437370.510
227San Francisco Giants19109.5263.56857114-36-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1437865.545
559Los Angeles Dodgers201010.5004.04859-115-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1426676.465
4410Pittsburgh Pirates1899.5004.06949203-56-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1447173.493
6611Philadelphia Phillies19910.4744.55562-74-95-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1436776.469
8814Chicago Cubs20911.4505.08698-123-86-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1427567.528
7713Atlanta Braves20911.4505.05971-124-75-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1427270.507
9915New York Mets18810.4445.0504823-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1446579.451
101017Houston Astros19811.4215.55586-311-87-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1436479.448


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken Boyer3B-1B36.348Released by White Sox.