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Thursday May 23,1968This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1968-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians9California Angels2BoxSonny SiebertSammy Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves4BoxFrank LinzyCecil Upshaw(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJohn PurdinDick Hughes(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers372314.622--1531104311-712-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1258045.640
222Cleveland Indians392316.5901.0131884311-1011-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1226359.516
445Minnesota Twins372017.5413.01321161612-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1255966.472
336Baltimore Orioles372017.5413.01411132811-69-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1257154.568
558Boston Red Sox371918.5144.0131143-129-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1256758.536
6614California Angels391821.4626.0126155-299-79-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1234974.398
7715Chicago White Sox351619.4576.092104-128-118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1275176.402
8816Oakland Athletics381721.4476.5114116-210-107-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1246559.524
9919Washington Senators II381622.4217.5112159-478-98-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1234974.398
101020New York Yankees391623.4108.0113141-2810-126-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1236756.545
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants402317.575--151146510-813-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1226557.533
224St. Louis Cardinals382117.5531.0135113228-1113-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1247648.613
337Philadelphia Phillies351817.5142.5108110-27-1311-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1275869.457
6611Chicago Cubs402020.5003.0148176-2810-1210-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226458.525
449Atlanta Braves381919.5003.0111117-69-910-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1246262.500
5510Cincinnati Reds381919.5003.01481371110-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1246460.516
7712Los Angeles Dodgers412021.4883.5100104-411-99-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1215665.463
8813Houston Astros361719.4724.0110130-206-1511-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1265571.437
9917New York Mets381721.4475.01029666-1011-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1245668.452
101018Pittsburgh Pirates361620.4445.0119103167-119-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1266462.508