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Sunday, May 5,1968

Sunday, May 5,1968

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Oakland Athletics 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Chuck Dobson Gary Waslewski -- 29,460 2:51
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 New York Yankees 1 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Gary Peters Al Downing -- 0 2:16
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 New York Yankees 4 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Stan Bahnsen Jack Fisher Joe Verbanic 9,827 2:14
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Minnesota Twins 1 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sonny Siebert Al Worthington Stan Williams 7,888 2:43
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 California Angels 2 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Denny McLain George Brunet -- 14,125 2:25
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Baltimore Orioles 8 Washington Senators II 0 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Gene Brabender Barry Moore -- 28,964 2:05
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Cincinnati Reds 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bill Kelso John Purdin Billy McCool 21,040 4:10
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Chicago Cubs 3 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Fergie Jenkins Jerry Koosman Phil Regan 0 2:23
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Chicago Cubs 1 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bill Hands Don Cardwell -- 38,488 2:12
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Shibe Park Dave Wickersham Larry Jackson Bob Moose 9,407 2:50
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 St. Louis Cardinals 4 San Francisco Giants 8 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike McCormick Ray Washburn -- 28,007 3:00
1968 reg season 1968-05-05 Atlanta Braves 2 Houston Astros 0 box | pbp Astrodome Ken Johnson Dave Giusti Claude Raymond 13,685 2:21
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 21 15 6 .714 0.0 102 52 50 W7 8-2 7-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 1.5 78 60 18 W1 6-3 8-5 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 3.5 88 63 25 L3 8-4 4-6 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 4.5 71 73 -2 W3 9-5 2-6 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 4.5 66 82 -16 L4 6-4 5-7 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 5.0 74 96 -22 L1 7-5 4-7 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 5.0 64 54 10 W4 3-7 7-4 7 7 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 6.0 63 80 -17 W1 7-7 3-6 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 6.0 67 88 -21 L3 4-4 5-8 9 9 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 19 5 14 .263 9.0 40 65 -25 L1 2-7 3-7 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 23 15 8 .652 0.0 111 76 35 L1 6-7 9-1 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 2.5 89 82 7 W2 6-6 6-4 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 2.5 87 76 11 W1 4-3 8-7 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 3.5 63 71 -8 L1 4-9 7-2 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 4.0 93 107 -14 W2 5-9 6-3 5 5 12 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 4.0 54 67 -13 L2 5-5 6-7 6 6 10 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 4.0 78 57 21 W1 4-7 6-4 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 4.5 60 89 -29 W2 1-8 8-3 8 8 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 5.0 59 55 4 L2 3-5 6-7 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 5.0 62 76 -14 L2 4-8 5-4 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)