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Games on 1968-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4California Angels0BoxGary BellRickey Clark(none)
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins4BoxRon PerranoskiFred LasherAl Worthington
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees3BoxMoe DrabowskyJohn Wyatt(none)
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics2BoxJim NashStan Williams(none)
Chicago White Sox0Washington Senators II2BoxFrank BertainaGary PetersDave Baldwin
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves1BoxMike McCormickPat Jarvis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates13Chicago Cubs6BoxTommie SiskJoe NiekroDave Wickersham
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds0BoxDave GiustiJim Maloney(none)
New York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies8BoxWoodie FrymanDon Cardwell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDon DrysdaleBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers372314.622--1531104311-712-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1258045.640
222Cleveland Indians382216.5791.5122863610-1011-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1236459.520
445Minnesota Twins372017.5413.01321161612-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1255966.472
336Baltimore Orioles372017.5413.01411132811-69-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1257154.568
559Boston Red Sox371918.5144.0131143-129-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1256758.536
6613California Angels381820.4745.5124146-229-79-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1244975.395
7715Chicago White Sox351619.4576.092104-128-118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1275176.402
8816Oakland Athletics381721.4476.5114116-210-107-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1246559.524
9919Washington Senators II381622.4217.5112159-478-98-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1234974.398
101020New York Yankees391623.4108.0113141-2810-126-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1236756.545
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals372116.568--133110238-1113-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1257649.608
224San Francisco Giants392217.564--14614249-813-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1236657.537
337Philadelphia Phillies351817.5142.0108110-27-1311-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1275869.457
448Atlanta Braves371918.5142.0107112-59-910-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1256263.496
5510Cincinnati Reds381919.5002.51481371110-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1246460.516
6611Chicago Cubs402020.5002.5148176-2810-1210-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226458.525
7712Los Angeles Dodgers401921.4753.597102-510-99-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1225765.467
8814Houston Astros361719.4723.5110130-206-1511-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1265571.437
9917New York Mets381721.4474.51029666-1011-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1245668.452
101018Pittsburgh Pirates361620.4444.5119103167-119-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1266462.508