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Games on 1968-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7California Angels3BoxJoe SparmaRickey ClarkFred Lasher
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox0BoxDave LeonhardBob Priddy(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins1BoxSam McDowellJim Kaat(none)
Washington Senators II4New York Yankees13BoxStan BahnsenJoe Coleman(none)
Washington Senators II6New York Yankees2BoxCamilo PascualFred TalbotDarold Knowles
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics6BoxLew KrausseDick Ellsworth(none)
Houston Astros11Atlanta Braves0BoxMike CuellarRon Reed(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds3BoxClaude OsteenGerry ArrigoJack Billingham
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJerry KoosmanJim BunningCal Koonce
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDick SelmaBob VealeAl Jackson
San Francisco Giants0St. Louis Cardinals6BoxSteve CarltonRay Sadecki(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers442717.614--1831315215-1012-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1187642.644
222Baltimore Orioles442618.5911.01711323913-713-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1186553.551
334Cleveland Indians462620.5652.01451034214-1411-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1156055.522
445Minnesota Twins442420.5453.01511361512-812-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1185563.466
5511Oakland Athletics452223.4895.5142136610-1011-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1176057.513
6613Boston Red Sox442123.4776.0154174-2011-1410-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1186553.551
7715New York Yankees452124.4676.5142158-1610-1211-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1176255.530
8817California Angels462125.4577.0146182-369-712-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1164670.397
9919Chicago White Sox421725.4059.0104127-238-159-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1205070.417
101020Washington Senators II441727.38610.0136195-599-148-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1174869.410
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants462620.565--162163-113-1113-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1166254.534
226Philadelphia Phillies402119.5252.0129130-19-1412-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1225567.451
337St. Louis Cardinals442321.5232.0151129228-1115-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1187444.627
448Atlanta Braves432221.5122.5121141-209-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1195960.496
559Chicago Cubs452322.5112.5169192-2311-1312-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1176156.521
6610Cincinnati Reds442222.5003.01811681310-811-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1186157.517
7712Los Angeles Dodgers482325.4794.0127140-1314-139-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1145361.465
8814Houston Astros422022.4764.0142150-87-1613-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1205268.433
9916New York Mets432023.4654.5125110159-1211-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1195366.445
101018Pittsburgh Pirates411823.4395.5147131169-129-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1216259.512