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Games on 1968-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3California Angels0BoxDenny McLainJim McGlothlin(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox3BoxJoe HorlenDave McNally(none)
Cleveland Indians0Minnesota Twins1BoxDave BoswellSteve Hargan(none)
Boston Red Sox4Oakland Athletics7BoxCatfish HunterJose Santiago(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds6BoxGeorge CulverJim Brewer(none)
Chicago Cubs9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxKen HoltzmanChris Short(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxRick WiseRich Nye(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJuan MarichalNelson Briles(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers432617.605--1761284814-1012-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1197742.647
222Baltimore Orioles432518.5811.01661323412-713-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1196653.555
334Minnesota Twins432419.5582.01501331712-812-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1195564.462
445Cleveland Indians452520.5562.01421024013-1411-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1166155.526
5511Boston Red Sox432122.4885.0152168-1611-1310-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1196554.546
6612Oakland Athletics442123.4775.5136134210-1010-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1186157.517
7714California Angels452124.4676.0143175-329-712-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1174671.393
8815New York Yankees432023.4656.0127148-2110-1210-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1196356.529
9919Chicago White Sox411724.4158.0104122-188-159-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1215071.413
101020Washington Senators II421626.3819.5126180-548-138-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1194970.412
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants452619.578--162157513-1013-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1176255.530
226Philadelphia Phillies402119.5252.5129130-19-1412-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1225567.451
337Atlanta Braves422220.5242.5121130-99-913-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1205961.492
449St. Louis Cardinals432221.5123.0145129168-1114-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1197544.630
558Cincinnati Reds432221.5123.01781631510-811-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1196158.513
6610Chicago Cubs452322.5113.0169192-2311-1312-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1176156.521
7713Los Angeles Dodgers472225.4685.0122137-1513-139-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1155461.470
8816Houston Astros411922.4635.0131150-196-1613-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1215368.438
9917Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4625.0140120209-129-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1236261.504
101018New York Mets411823.4396.0114103117-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1215566.455