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Games on 1968-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees11Boston Red Sox3BoxStan BahnsenGary WaslewskiJoe Verbanic
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox6BoxTommy JohnCatfish Hunter(none)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox7BoxCisco CarlosTony PierceWilbur Wood
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians11BoxSteve HarganDave Leonhard(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians2BoxSonny SiebertDave McNally(none)
Washington Senators II4Detroit Tigers5BoxFred LasherSteve JonesJohn Hiller
Washington Senators II0Detroit Tigers7BoxLes CainCamilo PascualFred Lasher
California Angels2Minnesota Twins1BoxSammy EllisDave BoswellMinnie Rojas
California Angels2Minnesota Twins3BoxJim KaatClyde WrightRon Perranoski
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDenny LemasterClaude Osteen(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMike CuellarMudcat Grant(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets2BoxRon ReedNolan Ryan(none)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets0BoxDick KelleyAl Jackson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTurk FarrellJoe Hoerner(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxGeorge CulverSteve BlassBill Kelso
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants1BoxGaylord PerryFergie Jenkins(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants3BoxBill HandsBobby BolinPhil Regan

Standings as of 1968-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers342212.647--1451004510-512-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1288147.633
222Cleveland Indians352114.6001.512182399-811-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1266561.516
446Minnesota Twins341816.5294.01221081412-86-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1286167.477
338Baltimore Orioles341816.5294.01341072710-68-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1287355.570
557Boston Red Sox341816.5294.0122133-118-710-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1286860.531
6612Chicago White Sox321517.4696.08999-107-98-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1305278.400
7714California Angels351619.4576.5114137-239-77-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1275176.402
8817Oakland Athletics351520.4297.5110115-510-105-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1276760.528
9919Washington Senators II351520.4297.5108151-438-97-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1265076.397
101020New York Yankees361422.3899.0102135-338-126-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1266957.548
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals342014.588--12998318-1112-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1287751.602
224San Francisco Giants362016.5561.013313127-713-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1266858.540
335Atlanta Braves341816.5292.09699-39-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1286365.492
449Philadelphia Phillies331716.5152.595104-97-1210-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1295970.457
5510Cincinnati Reds351817.5142.51431261710-88-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1276562.512
6611Chicago Cubs381919.5003.0136158-2210-129-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1246559.524
7713Los Angeles Dodgers371720.4594.58598-138-89-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1255966.472
9916Pittsburgh Pirates331518.4554.510291116-99-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1296564.504
8815Houston Astros331518.4554.599125-264-1411-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1295772.442
101018New York Mets351520.4295.59684126-99-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1275869.457