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Games on 1968-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim HardinJack Fisher(none)
Boston Red Sox4California Angels5BoxClyde WrightGary Waslewski(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins3BoxDenny McLainJim Merritt(none)
New York Yankees6Washington Senators II1BoxJim BoutonDick Bosman(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves6BoxClaude RaymondFrank Linzy(none)
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds3BoxBill KelsoDon Wilson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets2BoxJerry KoosmanBob Veale(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLarry JasterDon Sutton(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers352312.657--1491034611-512-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1278047.630
223Cleveland Indians352114.6002.012182399-811-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1266561.516
335Baltimore Orioles351916.5434.01361082810-69-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1277255.567
449Minnesota Twins351817.5145.01251121312-86-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1276166.480
5510Boston Red Sox351817.5145.0126138-128-810-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1276859.535
6612California Angels361719.4726.5119141-229-78-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1265076.397
7713Chicago White Sox331518.4557.090101-117-108-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1295277.403
8818Oakland Athletics351520.4298.0110115-510-105-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1276760.528
9919Washington Senators II361521.4178.5109157-488-97-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1255075.400
101020New York Yankees371522.4059.0108136-289-126-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1256857.544
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals352114.600--13199328-1113-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1277651.598
224Atlanta Braves351916.5432.0102104-29-910-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1276265.488
336San Francisco Giants372017.5412.013813717-813-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1256857.544
447Cincinnati Reds361917.5282.51461281810-89-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1266462.508
558Philadelphia Phillies331716.5153.095104-97-1210-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1295970.457
6611Chicago Cubs381919.5003.5136158-2210-129-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1246559.524
7714Los Angeles Dodgers381721.4475.586100-148-99-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1245965.476
8815New York Mets361620.4445.59885136-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1265769.452
101016Pittsburgh Pirates341519.4415.510393106-109-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1286563.508
9917Houston Astros341519.4415.5101128-274-1511-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1285771.445