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Games on 1968-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles0BoxLuis TiantTom Phoebus(none)
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxStan WilliamsDave Leonhard(none)
Minnesota Twins4California Angels2BoxRon PerranoskiMinnie RojasAl Worthington
Boston Red Sox8New York Yankees1BoxDick EllsworthBill Monbouquette(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees2BoxGary BellFred Talbot(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics6BoxTony PierceCisco CarlosJack Aker
Detroit Tigers3Washington Senators II6BoxJoe ColemanDaryl Patterson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves0BoxJack BillinghamCecil UpshawMudcat Grant
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs4BoxRich NyeDon Cardwell(none)
New York Mets10Chicago Cubs0BoxDick SelmaJoe Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds3BoxGerry ArrigoRay SadeckiTed Abernathy
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxAl McBeanJeff James(none)
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLarry DierkerBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers281810.643--110753510-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1348549.634
224Baltimore Orioles281612.5712.011279338-28-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1347559.560
333Cleveland Indians281612.5712.09862369-87-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1337063.526
445Minnesota Twins301614.5333.0106881812-84-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326369.477
5512Oakland Athletics291415.4834.5878529-55-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1336865.511
7716Washington Senators II281315.4645.081116-356-47-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1335281.391
6615Boston Red Sox281315.4645.087100-138-75-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1347361.545
8817California Angels311417.4525.5100124-247-57-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1315378.405
9918New York Yankees301317.4336.073105-327-76-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1327062.530
101020Chicago White Sox261016.3857.06282-207-93-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1365779.419
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals281810.643--12287356-712-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1347955.590
226Pittsburgh Pirates271413.5193.59169226-98-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1356669.489
337San Francisco Giants291514.5173.5108110-27-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1337360.549
448Houston Astros261313.5004.089104-152-911-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1365977.434
559Philadelphia Phillies281414.5004.08492-87-127-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1346272.463
6610Cincinnati Reds291415.4834.511711346-68-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1336964.519
7711Los Angeles Dodgers291415.4834.57182-118-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1336271.466
8813Chicago Cubs301416.4675.0109140-315-99-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1327062.530
9914Atlanta Braves281315.4645.07988-94-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1346866.507
101019New York Mets281216.4296.08368156-96-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1346173.455