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Tuesday May 7,1968This 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 1968-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxMickey LolichTom PhoebusJon Warden
Chicago White Sox6California Angels4BoxJoe HorlenSammy EllisBob Locker
Cleveland Indians8New York Yankees0BoxLuis TiantJim Bouton(none)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics1BoxJim PerryBlue Moon OdomAl Worthington
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators II2BoxJose SantiagoJoe ColemanLee Stange
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves2BoxCecil UpshawAl McBean(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs1BoxClaude OsteenRich NyeJack Billingham
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick WiseJim MaloneyTurk Farrell
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros7BoxDon WilsonJuan MarichalMike Cuellar
New York Mets4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxNolan RyanNelson Briles(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles23167.696--10754538-28-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1397564.540
223Detroit Tigers24159.6251.58065157-48-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1388850.638
334Minnesota Twins241311.5423.59166259-54-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386672.478
446Cleveland Indians231211.5224.07556195-77-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1387464.536
5511Oakland Athletics241212.5004.57476-29-53-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1387068.507
6613Washington Senators II231112.4785.06885-176-45-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1385484.391
7715Boston Red Sox221012.4555.57090-205-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1407664.543
8816California Angels251114.4406.079107-287-54-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1375681.409
9919New York Yankees251015.4007.06591-267-73-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1377364.533
101020Chicago White Sox21714.3338.05170-194-73-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals25169.640--11481336-710-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1378156.591
225Cincinnati Reds241311.5422.510188136-67-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1387068.507
6610Philadelphia Phillies241212.5003.56983-145-107-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1386474.464
557San Francisco Giants241212.5003.59093-34-58-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1387662.551
449Los Angeles Dodgers241212.5003.55668-126-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1386474.464
338Houston Astros221111.5003.57792-151-810-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1406179.436
7712Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4784.08160215-86-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1396970.496
8814Chicago Cubs241113.4584.594109-155-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1387365.529
9917New York Mets231013.4355.0645864-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1396376.453
101018Atlanta Braves231013.4355.06579-144-86-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1397168.511