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Wednesday May 1,1968This 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 1968-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave LeonhardMel Stottlemyre(none)
California Angels5Boston Red Sox3BoxJack HamiltonJohn Wyatt(none)
Washington Senators II1Chicago White Sox4BoxTommy JohnFrank Bertaina(none)
Oakland Athletics1Cleveland Indians3BoxSam McDowellBlue Moon Odom(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers3BoxDenny McLainJim Merritt(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxBob GibsonWade Blasingame(none)
Atlanta Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPat JarvisMudcat GrantClaude Raymond
Philadelphia Phillies7New York Mets2BoxLarry JacksonRon TaylorGrant Jackson
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAl McBeanRich Nye(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants5BoxTed DavidsonFrank LinzyBob Lee

Standings as of 1968-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers18135.722--6442226-37-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1449054.625
223Baltimore Orioles17116.6471.57645315-26-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1458065.552
334Minnesota Twins18117.6112.08453317-14-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1446876.472
445Washington Senators II19118.5792.56263-16-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1425488.380
5510California Angels19910.4744.55880-225-34-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1435885.406
6613Boston Red Sox1789.4714.55773-164-44-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1457867.538
7714New York Yankees18810.4445.05161-105-43-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1447569.521
8816Oakland Athletics19811.4215.55767-106-52-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1437469.517
9919Cleveland Indians18711.3896.0565333-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1437964.552
101020Chicago White Sox15312.2008.52856-282-71-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1476483.435
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals19145.737--9253395-49-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1438360.580
226San Francisco Giants18108.5563.56651154-36-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1447866.542
337Pittsburgh Pirates1798.5294.06948213-56-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1457174.490
448Cincinnati Reds1899.5004.5757413-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1447470.514
559Philadelphia Phillies1899.5004.55559-44-85-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1446777.465
7712Los Angeles Dodgers19910.4745.04658-125-54-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1436776.469
6611Atlanta Braves19910.4745.05869-114-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1437271.503
8815Chicago Cubs19811.4216.08598-132-86-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1437667.531
9917New York Mets17710.4126.04748-13-54-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1456679.455
101018Houston Astros18711.3896.55186-351-86-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1446579.451