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Friday, May 31,1968

Friday, May 31,1968

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 1968-05-31 Baltimore Orioles 0 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Gary Bell Jim Hardin -- 29,301 2:13
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 Minnesota Twins 1 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Don McMahon Bob Miller -- 9,667 3:53
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 Washington Senators II 3 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Luis Tiant Phil Ortega -- 12,463 2:27
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 New York Yankees 0 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Mel Stottlemyre -- 31,155 2:25
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 California Angels 3 Oakland Athletics 0 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Clyde Wright Chuck Dobson -- 6,415 3:12
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 Chicago Cubs 1 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Larry Dierker Fergie Jenkins -- 21,032 2:20
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 San Francisco Giants 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Drysdale Mike McCormick -- 46,067 2:49
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 St. Louis Cardinals 2 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Larry Jaster Tom Seaver -- 41,075 2:10
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 Cincinnati Reds 5 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Shibe Park Gary Nolan Turk Farrell George Culver 9,112 2:31
1968 reg season 1968-05-31 Atlanta Braves 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Forbes Field Phil Niekro Al McBean -- 7,301 2:02
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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 45 28 17 .622 0.0 184 131 53 W4 15-10 13-7 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1968 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 45 26 19 .578 2.0 171 135 36 L1 13-8 13-11 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 47 27 20 .574 2.0 153 106 47 W2 14-14 12-7 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 45 24 21 .533 4.0 152 138 14 L2 12-9 12-12 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 45 22 23 .489 6.0 157 174 -17 W1 11-14 11-9 5 5 12 Yes dnq
1968 AL -- Oakland Athletics franchise | log 46 22 24 .478 6.5 142 139 3 L1 10-10 11-15 6 6 14 -- dnq
1968 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 7.0 149 182 -33 W1 10-7 12-18 7 7 15 -- dnq
1968 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 46 21 25 .457 7.5 142 159 -17 L2 10-13 11-12 8 8 16 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 43 18 25 .419 9.0 106 128 -22 W1 8-15 10-10 9 9 19 -- dnq
1968 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 45 17 28 .378 11.0 139 203 -64 L1 9-15 8-13 10 10 20 -- dnq
1968 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 47 26 21 .553 0.0 162 166 -4 L2 13-12 13-9 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 45 24 21 .533 1.0 153 129 24 W2 9-11 15-10 2 2 6 Yes Lost World Series (Tigers)
1968 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 2.0 133 135 -2 L1 9-14 12-6 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 43 22 21 .512 2.0 121 141 -20 L1 9-9 13-12 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 45 23 22 .511 2.0 186 172 14 W1 11-8 11-15 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1968 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 2.5 170 195 -25 L2 11-14 12-9 6 6 10 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 49 24 25 .490 3.0 130 140 -10 W2 14-13 10-12 7 7 11 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 43 21 22 .488 3.0 145 151 -6 W2 7-16 14-6 8 8 13 -- dnq
1968 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 44 20 24 .455 4.5 125 112 13 L1 9-12 11-12 9 9 17 -- dnq
1968 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 5.0 147 131 16 L3 9-12 9-11 10 10 18 -- dnq
20 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jerry Johnson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)