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Games on 1968-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4California Angels3BoxRon PerranoskiJim WeaverAl Worthington
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics2BoxGary PetersLew KrausseBob Locker
Boston Red Sox1Washington Senators II3BoxPhil OrtegaJerry StephensonDave Baldwin
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves4BoxRon ReedBob MooseJim Britton
Los Angeles Dodgers6Chicago Cubs0BoxBill SingerKen Holtzman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds3BoxLarry JacksonMilt PappasTurk Farrell
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros5BoxDave GiustiMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles24168.667--10857518-28-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1387563.543
223Detroit Tigers25169.6400.58366178-48-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1378750.635
334Minnesota Twins261412.5383.095732210-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1366571.478
5511Oakland Athletics261313.5004.0808009-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1366967.507
448Cleveland Indians241212.5004.07658185-87-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1377463.540
6613Washington Senators II251213.4804.57289-176-46-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1365383.390
7715Boston Red Sox241113.4585.07494-206-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387563.543
8816California Angels271215.4445.585113-287-55-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1355580.407
9918New York Yankees261115.4236.06792-257-74-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1367264.529
101020Chicago White Sox23815.3487.55775-185-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals26179.654--11681356-711-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1368056.588
225Philadelphia Phillies261412.5383.08288-67-107-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1366274.456
6610San Francisco Giants261313.5004.09699-35-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1367561.551
339Cincinnati Reds261313.5004.010610156-67-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1367066.515
556Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5004.06875-77-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1366373.463
447Houston Astros241212.5004.08398-151-811-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1386078.435
7712Pittsburgh Pirates251213.4804.58767206-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1376869.496
8814Chicago Cubs261214.4625.0101121-205-97-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1367264.529
9917Atlanta Braves251114.4405.57285-134-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1377067.511
101019New York Mets241014.4176.0646044-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1386375.457