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Friday, May 24,1968

Friday, May 24,1968

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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 1968-05-24 Washington Senators II 3 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave McNally Phil Ortega Pete Richert 0 2:40
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Washington Senators II 2 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Eddie Watt Dave Baldwin -- 7,311 2:42
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Cleveland Indians 1 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim George Brunet Steve Hargan -- 12,610 2:20
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Boston Red Sox 9 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Lee Stange Dave Boswell -- 12,858 3:26
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Chicago White Sox 0 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Joe Verbanic Wilbur Wood -- 14,083 3:30
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Detroit Tigers 2 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis -- 9,378 1:45
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 New York Mets 2 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ron Reed Nolan Ryan Jim Britton 13,873 2:26
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 San Francisco Giants 4 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Juan Marichal Ken Holtzman -- 5,930 2:46
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Crosley Field Ron Kline George Culver -- 9,379 2:26
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Los Angeles Dodgers 9 Houston Astros 7 box | pbp Astrodome Jim Brewer Don Wilson John Purdin 20,282 3:39
1968 reg season 1968-05-24 Philadelphia Phillies 1 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Steve Carlton Chris Short -- 34,515 1:52
11 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.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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 -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 0.0 155 112 43 L3 11-8 12-7 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 1.0 132 90 42 L1 11-11 11-7 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 39 22 17 .564 1.5 149 118 31 W3 11-6 11-11 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 3.0 139 125 14 L1 12-8 8-10 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 3.0 140 150 -10 W2 10-9 10-9 5 5 7 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 5.0 128 156 -28 W1 9-7 10-14 6 6 13 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 5.5 116 118 -2 L1 10-10 7-12 7 7 14 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 6.0 92 105 -13 L2 8-12 8-8 8 8 17 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 7.0 114 141 -27 W1 10-12 7-11 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 40 16 24 .400 8.0 117 167 -50 L2 8-11 8-13 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 41 24 17 .585 0.0 155 148 7 W4 11-8 13-9 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 39 22 17 .564 1.0 140 114 26 W1 8-11 14-6 2 2 5 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.0 115 119 -4 W1 9-9 11-10 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 3.5 109 111 -2 W4 12-9 9-12 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 3.5 109 115 -6 L1 7-14 11-4 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 4.0 150 180 -30 L2 10-12 10-9 6 6 11 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 4.0 153 145 8 L3 10-8 9-12 7 7 12 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 5.0 117 139 -22 L1 6-15 11-5 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 5.0 127 108 19 W2 8-11 9-9 9 9 15 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 6.0 104 100 4 L2 6-11 11-11 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)