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MLB Games on Sunday May 5, 1968

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL3Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP929,460Fenway ParkDay2:51Chuck DobsonGary Waslewski---Campaneris, Harrelson
New York YankeesAL1Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkDay2:16Gary PetersAl Downing---Berry, Peters
New York YankeesAL4Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP99,827Comiskey ParkDay2:14Stan BahnsenJack FisherJoe VerbanicWard
Minnesota TwinsAL1Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP97,888Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:43Sonny SiebertAl WorthingtonStan Williams---
California AngelsAL2Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP914,125Tiger StadiumDay2:25Denny McLainGeorge Brunet---Freehan, Stanley
Baltimore OriolesAL8Washington Senators IIAL0Box | PBP928,964RFK Memorial StadiumDay2:05Gene BrabenderBarry Moore---Blefary, Brabender, Motton, Powell
Cincinnati RedsNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP1621,040Dodger StadiumDay4:10Bill KelsoJohn PurdinBilly McCool---
Chicago CubsNL3New York MetsNL2Box | PBP90Shea StadiumDay2:23Fergie JenkinsJerry KoosmanPhil ReganJohnson
Chicago CubsNL1New York MetsNL0Box | PBP938,488Shea StadiumDay2:12Bill HandsDon Cardwell------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP99,407Connie Mack StadiumDay2:50Dave WickershamLarry JacksonBob Moose---
St. Louis CardinalsNL4San Francisco GiantsNL8Box | PBP928,007Candlestick ParkDay3:00Mike McCormickRay Washburn---Marshall
Atlanta BravesNL2Houston AstrosNL0Box | PBP913,685AstrodomeDay2:21Ken JohnsonDave GiustiClaude Raymond---
12 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, May 05, 1968

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Baltimore Orioles21156.714-10252508-27-41417665.539
AL -223Detroit Tigers22148.6361.57860186-38-51408951.636
AL -334Minnesota Twins221210.5453.58863258-44-61406773.479
AL -448Oakland Athletics221111.5004.57173-29-52-61407169.507
AL -559Washington Senators II221111.5004.56682-166-45-71395485.388
AL -6611California Angels231112.4785.07496-227-54-71395683.403
AL -7713Cleveland Indians211011.4765.06454103-77-41407664.543
AL -8816New York Yankees231013.4356.06380-177-73-61397366.525
AL -9917Boston Red Sox21912.4296.06788-214-45-81417764.546
AL -101020Chicago White Sox19514.2639.04065-252-73-71436281.434
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112St. Louis Cardinals23158.652-11176356-79-11398257.590
NL -226Cincinnati Reds221210.5452.5898276-66-41407169.507
NL -335San Francisco Giants221210.5452.58776114-38-71407664.543
NL -447Philadelphia Phillies221111.5003.56371-84-97-21406575.464
NL -5512Chicago Cubs231112.4784.093107-145-96-31397366.525
NL -6610Los Angeles Dodgers231112.4784.05467-135-56-71396574.468
NL -7714Pittsburgh Pirates211011.4764.07857214-76-41417071.496
NL -8815Houston Astros20911.4504.56089-291-88-31426379.444
NL -9919New York Mets21912.4295.0595543-56-71416477.454
NL -101018Atlanta Braves21912.4295.06276-144-85-41417269.511
20 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season