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Games on 1968-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxBob LockerEddie WattHoyt Wilhelm
Boston Red Sox1California Angels5BoxJim McGlothlinDick Ellsworth(none)
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins3BoxDean ChanceJoe Sparma(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics0BoxSam McDowellChuck Dobson(none)
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics2BoxBlue Moon OdomLuis Tiant(none)
New York Yankees2Washington Senators II1BoxMel StottlemyreJoe Coleman(none)
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves4BoxRay SadeckiJim BrittonFrank Linzy
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs6BoxRich NyeTurk Farrell(none)
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds2BoxLarry DierkerMilt Pappas(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets4BoxRon TaylorBob Moose(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBill SingerRay Washburn(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers362313.639--1501064411-612-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1268046.635
222Cleveland Indians372215.5951.5122843810-911-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1246460.516
446Minnesota Twins361917.5284.01281131512-87-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1266066.476
337Baltimore Orioles361917.5284.01371102710-69-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1267254.571
5511Boston Red Sox361818.5005.0127143-168-910-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1266858.540
6612California Angels371819.4865.5124142-189-79-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1254976.392
7713Chicago White Sox341618.4716.092102-108-108-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1285177.398
8817Oakland Athletics371621.4327.5112116-410-106-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1256659.528
9919New York Yankees381622.4218.0110137-2710-126-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1246757.540
101020Washington Senators II371522.4058.5110159-498-97-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1245074.403
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals362115.583--133108258-1113-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1267650.603
224San Francisco Giants382117.5531.014414138-813-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1246757.540
335Atlanta Braves361917.5282.0106110-49-910-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1266264.492
448Cincinnati Reds371918.5142.51481361210-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1256461.512
559Chicago Cubs392019.5132.5142163-2110-1210-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1236459.520
6610Philadelphia Phillies341717.5003.0100110-107-1310-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1285969.461
7714Los Angeles Dodgers391821.4624.595102-79-99-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1235865.472
8815New York Mets371720.4594.510288146-911-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1255669.448
9916Houston Astros351619.4574.5109130-215-1511-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1275671.441
101018Pittsburgh Pirates351520.4295.51069796-119-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1276562.512