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Wednesday May 15,1968This 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 1968-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II4Boston Red Sox6BoxJose SantiagoDick BosmanSparky Lyle
California Angels4Chicago White Sox2BoxGeorge BrunetBob LockerJim McGlothlin
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians2Box(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Detroit Tigers8BoxEddie WattDenny McLain(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxChuck HartensteinMudcat GrantPhil Regan
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets0BoxGeorge CulverJerry Koosman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxSteve CarltonSteve Blass(none)
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants7BoxGaylord PerryDenny LemasterFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1968-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers301911.633--122853710-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1328448.636
223Cleveland Indians301812.6001.010466389-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1316863.519
334Baltimore Orioles301713.5672.012291319-38-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1327458.561
446Minnesota Twins311615.5163.51141011312-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316368.481
559Boston Red Sox301515.5004.098108-108-77-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1327161.538
667Oakland Athletics301515.5004.010093710-55-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1326765.508
7716California Angels331518.4555.5110133-238-67-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1295277.403
8818Washington Senators II301317.4336.089127-386-67-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1315279.397
9919New York Yankees321319.4067.077111-347-96-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1307060.538
101020Chicago White Sox281117.3937.07192-217-94-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1345678.418
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals302010.667--12487378-712-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1327755.583
225San Francisco Giants311714.5483.511711437-710-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1317160.542
338Atlanta Braves301515.5005.08691-56-89-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1326666.500
4410Chicago Cubs331617.4855.5119145-267-109-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1296861.527
5511Cincinnati Reds311516.4845.512211667-78-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1316863.519
6612Pittsburgh Pirates291415.4835.59171206-98-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1336667.496
7713Los Angeles Dodgers321517.4696.07692-168-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1306169.469
8814Philadelphia Phillies301416.4676.08799-127-127-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1326270.470
9915Houston Astros281315.4646.093113-202-1111-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1345975.440
101017New York Mets301317.4337.08673136-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1326072.455