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Games on 1968-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave McNallyPhil OrtegaPete Richert
Washington Senators II2Baltimore Orioles3BoxEddie WattDave Baldwin(none)
Cleveland Indians1California Angels2BoxGeorge BrunetSteve Hargan(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins7BoxLee StangeDave Boswell(none)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees1BoxJoe VerbanicWilbur Wood(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics2Box(none)
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves4BoxRon ReedNolan RyanJim Britton
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs2BoxJuan MarichalKen Holtzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds5BoxRon KlineGeorge Culver(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Houston Astros7BoxJim BrewerDon WilsonJohn Purdin
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSteve CarltonChris Short(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers382315.605--1551124311-812-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1248044.645
223Cleveland Indians402317.5751.0132904211-1111-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1216358.521
334Baltimore Orioles392217.5641.51491183111-611-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1236954.561
446Minnesota Twins382018.5263.01391251412-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1245965.476
557Boston Red Sox382018.5263.0140150-1010-910-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1246658.532
6613California Angels401921.4755.0128156-289-710-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1224874.393
7714Oakland Athletics391821.4625.5116118-210-107-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1236459.520
8817Chicago White Sox361620.4446.092105-138-128-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1265175.405
9919New York Yankees401723.4257.0114141-2710-127-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1226656.541
101020Washington Senators II401624.4008.0117167-508-118-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1214972.405
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants412417.585--155148711-813-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1216457.529
225St. Louis Cardinals392217.5641.0140114268-1114-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1237548.610
338Atlanta Braves392019.5133.0115119-49-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1236162.496
4410Los Angeles Dodgers422121.5003.5109111-212-99-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1205565.458
559Philadelphia Phillies361818.5003.5109115-67-1411-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1265868.460
6611Chicago Cubs412021.4884.0150180-3010-1210-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1216457.529
7712Cincinnati Reds391920.4874.0153145810-89-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1236459.520
8816Houston Astros371720.4595.0117139-226-1511-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1255570.440
9915Pittsburgh Pirates371720.4595.0127108198-119-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1256362.504
101018New York Mets391722.4366.010410046-1111-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1235667.455