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Games on 1968-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox4BoxRay CulpFred Talbot(none)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox4BoxHoyt WilhelmLew KrausseWilbur Wood
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians1BoxStan WilliamsTom Phoebus(none)
Washington Senators II8Detroit Tigers4BoxFrank BertainaMickey Lolich(none)
Houston Astros0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDon DrysdaleDave Giusti(none)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets5BoxDick SelmaKen Johnson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxLarry JacksonNelson Briles(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBilly McCoolJim Bunning(none)
Chicago Cubs10San Francisco Giants7BoxKen HoltzmanMike McCormickJack Lamabe

Standings as of 1968-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers322012.625--133963710-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1308347.638
223Cleveland Indians331914.5761.510876329-89-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1286761.523
334Baltimore Orioles321814.5632.0128943410-48-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1307357.562
446Boston Red Sox331815.5452.5119122-38-710-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1296861.527
557Minnesota Twins321715.5313.01181041412-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1306268.477
7716California Angels331518.4555.5110133-238-67-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1295277.403
6614Oakland Athletics331518.4555.5105102310-85-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1296762.519
8817Washington Senators II331518.4555.5104139-358-77-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1285078.391
9918Chicago White Sox301317.4336.07694-187-96-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1325478.409
101020New York Yankees351322.3718.591132-417-126-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1277057.551
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals332013.606--12694328-1012-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1297752.597
225San Francisco Giants341915.5591.512912547-712-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1286959.539
449Atlanta Braves321616.5003.59197-67-99-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1306565.500
6611Chicago Cubs361818.5003.5130154-249-119-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1266660.524
338Philadelphia Phillies321616.5003.591101-107-129-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1306070.462
5510Cincinnati Reds341717.5003.5134123119-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1286662.516
7712Los Angeles Dodgers351718.4864.08393-108-89-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1275968.465
8813Pittsburgh Pirates321517.4694.59982176-99-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1306565.500
9915New York Mets331518.4555.09479156-99-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1295871.450
101019Houston Astros311318.4196.094123-292-1411-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1315972.450