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Sunday May 26,1968This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1968-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II7Baltimore Orioles8BoxGene BrabenderFrank BertainaMoe Drabowsky
Cleveland Indians5California Angels2BoxLuis TiantMarty Pattin(none)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins5BoxAl WorthingtonSparky Lyle(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees5BoxMel StottlemyreGary Peters(none)
Chicago White Sox6New York Yankees7BoxBill MonbouquetteCisco CarlosSteve Hamilton
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics7BoxPaul LindbladJohn Hiller(none)
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves2BoxPhil NiekroTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs4BoxBill HandsMike McCormick(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds8Box(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros0BoxDon DrysdaleLarry Dierker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9St. Louis Cardinals3BoxWoodie FrymanHal Gilson(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers402416.600--1631204312-912-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1227943.648
222Baltimore Orioles412417.5850.51621273511-613-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1216754.554
333Cleveland Indians422418.5711.0138974112-1211-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1196257.521
445Minnesota Twins402218.5502.01451291612-810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1225765.467
5510Boston Red Sox402020.5004.0144156-1210-1110-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1226656.541
6613California Angels422022.4765.0135162-279-711-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1204773.392
7714New York Yankees432023.4655.5127148-2110-1210-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1196356.529
8815Oakland Athletics411922.4635.5124126-210-108-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1216358.521
9919Chicago White Sox391623.4107.599118-198-158-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1235172.415
101020Washington Senators II421626.3819.0126180-548-138-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1194970.412
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants432419.558--157155211-1013-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1196455.538
226St. Louis Cardinals412219.5371.0143124198-1114-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1217546.620
337Philadelphia Phillies382018.5261.511911819-1411-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1245668.452
448Atlanta Braves412120.5122.0118129-119-912-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1216061.496
559Chicago Cubs432221.5122.0157182-2510-1212-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1196257.521
6611Los Angeles Dodgers442222.5002.5116114213-109-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1185464.458
7712Cincinnati Reds412021.4883.0165158710-89-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1216358.521
8817Houston Astros391821.4624.0120146-266-1512-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1235469.439
9916Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4624.0140120209-129-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1236261.504
101018New York Mets411823.4395.0114103117-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1215566.455