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Saturday May 4,1968This date in baseball
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Games on 1968-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox2BoxLew KrausseDick EllsworthEd Sprague
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox4BoxCisco CarlosFred TalbotBob Locker
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve HarganDave Boswell(none)
California Angels7Detroit Tigers2BoxJim McGlothlinEarl Wilson(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Washington Senators II3BoxJim HardinPhil Ortega(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxGerry ArrigoBill Singer(none)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets7BoxDick SelmaJack LamabeCal Koonce
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDick HallRoy Face(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11San Francisco Giants6BoxMike TorrezRay SadeckiJoe Hoerner
Atlanta Braves5Houston Astros2BoxRon ReedLarry DierkerCecil Upshaw

Standings as of 1968-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles20146.700--9452427-27-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1427765.542
223Detroit Tigers21138.6191.57358156-37-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1419051.638
334Minnesota Twins21129.5712.58761268-34-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1416774.475
447Washington Senators II211110.5243.56674-86-45-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1405486.386
559California Angels221111.5004.07291-197-44-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1405684.400
6611Oakland Athletics211011.4764.56871-38-52-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1417269.511
7715Cleveland Indians20911.4505.0625393-76-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1417764.546
8813Boston Red Sox20911.4505.06585-204-45-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1427765.542
9918New York Yankees21912.4295.55874-166-63-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1417467.525
101020Chicago White Sox17413.2358.53460-262-72-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1456382.434
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals22157.682--10768396-69-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1408258.586
338Cincinnati Reds211110.5243.5868065-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1417269.511
446Philadelphia Phillies211110.5243.56166-54-97-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1416576.461
225San Francisco Giants211110.5243.5797274-37-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1417764.546
5510Los Angeles Dodgers221111.5004.05264-125-56-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1406575.464
6612New York Mets19910.4744.5575163-56-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1436479.448
8814Pittsburgh Pirates20911.4505.07355183-76-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1427171.500
7716Houston Astros20911.4505.06089-291-88-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1426379.444
9917Chicago Cubs21912.4295.589105-163-96-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1417566.532
101019Atlanta Braves21912.4295.56276-144-85-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1417269.511


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Byron BrowneOF25.128Traded by Cubs to Astros for Aaron Pointer. 
Aaron PointerOF26.015Traded by Astros to Cubs for Byron Browne.