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Games on 1968-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave LeonhardJoe Sparma(none)
Chicago White Sox5California Angels1BoxTommy JohnRickey Clark(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees2BoxSam McDowellMel Stottlemyre(none)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics2BoxJim NashDean ChanceTony Pierce
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves1BoxJim BunningPat JarvisRon Kline
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds10BoxGeorge CulverWoodie Fryman(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros10BoxDenny LemasterGaylord Perry(none)
New York Mets1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob GibsonTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles22166.727--10652548-28-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1407565.536
223Detroit Tigers23149.6092.57864146-48-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1398950.640
445Minnesota Twins231211.5224.58965248-54-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1396772.482
337Oakland Athletics231211.5224.57374-19-53-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1397069.504
669Washington Senators II221111.5005.06682-166-45-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1395485.388
5510Cleveland Indians221111.5005.06756114-77-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1397564.540
7715California Angels241113.4586.075101-267-54-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1385682.406
8816Boston Red Sox21912.4296.56788-214-45-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1417764.546
9917New York Yankees241014.4177.06583-187-73-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1387365.529
101020Chicago White Sox20614.3009.04566-213-73-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1426181.430
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals24168.667--11377366-710-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1388157.587
224Cincinnati Reds231310.5652.59983166-67-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1397069.504
336San Francisco Giants231211.5223.5898634-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1397663.547
448Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5004.08058225-76-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1406971.493
5512Chicago Cubs231112.4784.593107-145-96-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1397366.525
7713Philadelphia Phillies231112.4784.56481-174-107-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1396574.468
6611Los Angeles Dodgers231112.4784.55467-135-56-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1396574.468
8814Houston Astros211011.4764.57091-211-89-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1416279.440
9918New York Mets22913.4096.0605733-66-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1406476.457
101019Atlanta Braves22913.4096.06378-154-85-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1407268.514