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Games on 1968-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Boston Red Sox2BoxCatfish HunterJerry Stephenson(none)
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox2BoxBill MonbouquetteJoe Horlen(none)
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians4BoxLuis TiantJim Perry(none)
California Angels6Detroit Tigers5BoxJack HamiltonMickey LolichSammy Ellis
Baltimore Orioles6Washington Senators II1BoxDave McNallyCamilo Pascual(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros5BoxDon WilsonPhil Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonJim MaloneyJim Brewer
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTurk FarrellRon Kline(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles19136.684--8949406-27-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1437865.545
223Detroit Tigers20137.6500.57151206-37-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1429052.634
334Minnesota Twins20128.6001.58759288-24-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426775.472
446Washington Senators II20119.5502.56369-66-45-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1415487.383
5510California Angels211011.4764.06589-246-44-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1415784.404
6612Boston Red Sox19910.4744.06381-184-45-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1437766.538
7714New York Yankees20911.4504.55770-136-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1427468.521
8813Oakland Athletics20911.4504.56469-57-52-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1427369.514
9919Cleveland Indians19811.4215.0605373-75-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1427864.549
101020Chicago White Sox16313.1888.53059-292-71-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1466482.438
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals21147.667--9662345-69-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1418358.589
225San Francisco Giants20119.5502.57361124-37-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1427765.542
337Los Angeles Dodgers211110.5243.05262-105-56-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1416576.461
448Cincinnati Reds201010.5003.5848044-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1427369.514
559Philadelphia Phillies201010.5003.55864-64-96-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1426676.465
6611Pittsburgh Pirates19910.4744.07152193-66-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1437172.497
7715Chicago Cubs20911.4504.58698-123-86-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1427567.528
8816Houston Astros20911.4504.56089-291-88-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1426379.444
9917New York Mets18810.4444.5504823-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1446579.451
101018Atlanta Braves21912.4295.06276-144-85-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1417269.511