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Friday May 31,1968This 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 1968-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox3BoxGary BellJim Hardin(none)
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox2BoxDon McMahonBob Miller(none)
Washington Senators II3Cleveland Indians8BoxLuis TiantPhil Ortega(none)
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers1BoxMickey LolichMel Stottlemyre(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics0BoxClyde WrightChuck Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros3BoxLarry DierkerFergie Jenkins(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon DrysdaleMike McCormick(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets0BoxLarry JasterTom Seaver(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGary NolanTurk FarrellGeorge Culver
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxPhil NiekroAl McBean(none)

Standings as of 1968-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers452817.622--1841315315-1013-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1177542.641
222Baltimore Orioles452619.5782.01711353613-813-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1176552.556
333Cleveland Indians472720.5742.01531064714-1412-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1145955.518
445Minnesota Twins452421.5334.01521381412-912-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1175562.470
5512Boston Red Sox452223.4896.0157174-1711-1411-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1176453.547
6614Oakland Athletics462224.4786.5142139310-1011-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1166056.517
7715California Angels472225.4687.0149182-3310-712-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1154570.391
8816New York Yankees462125.4577.5142159-1710-1311-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1166254.534
9919Chicago White Sox431825.4199.0106128-228-1510-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1194970.412
101020Washington Senators II451728.37811.0139203-649-158-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1164868.414
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants472621.553--162166-413-1213-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1156253.539
226St. Louis Cardinals452421.5331.0153129249-1115-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1177344.624
337Philadelphia Phillies412120.5122.0133135-29-1412-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1215566.455
448Atlanta Braves432221.5122.0121141-209-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1195960.496
559Cincinnati Reds452322.5112.01861721411-811-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1176057.513
6610Chicago Cubs462323.5002.5170195-2511-1412-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1166155.526
7711Los Angeles Dodgers492425.4903.0130140-1014-1310-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1135261.460
8813Houston Astros432122.4883.0145151-67-1614-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1195168.429
9917New York Mets442024.4554.5125112139-1211-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1185365.449
101018Pittsburgh Pirates411823.4395.0147131169-129-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1216259.512