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Wednesday June 5,1968This 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 1968-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim HardinClyde Wright(none)
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox4BoxDenny McLainBill LandisDaryl Patterson
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians1BoxStan WilliamsCisco CarlosHal Kurtz
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees7BoxMel StottlemyreDean Chance(none)
Oakland Athletics1Washington Senators II3BoxCamilo PascualDiego SeguiDarold Knowles
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs2BoxTom SeaverRich NyeCal Koonce
Atlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds10BoxGary NolanPhil Niekro(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxLarry JasterLarry DierkerWayne Granger
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBill SingerAl McBean(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants1BoxWoodie FrymanGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1968-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers523220.615--2101506017-1215-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1107139.645
223Cleveland Indians533122.5851.51741314314-1416-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1085553.509
334Baltimore Orioles502921.5802.01881493914-915-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1126250.554
449Minnesota Twins512625.5105.51661561014-1312-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1115358.477
5512Boston Red Sox512526.4906.5175189-1411-1414-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1116150.550
6613Oakland Athletics502426.4807.0154148610-1213-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1125854.518
8816California Angels522329.4429.0157203-4611-1112-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1104466.400
7715New York Yankees522329.4429.0161184-2311-1512-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1106050.545
9918Chicago White Sox492128.4299.5117139-228-1813-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1134667.407
101019Washington Senators II502129.42010.0168221-5311-1610-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1114467.396
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals513021.588--1811443715-1115-10W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1116744.604
225Philadelphia Phillies462521.5432.51561421412-1413-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1165165.440
336Cincinnati Reds502624.5203.52061911512-913-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1125755.509
447San Francisco Giants522725.5193.5172179-714-1313-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1106149.555
558Los Angeles Dodgers542826.5193.5144149-514-1314-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium1084860.444
7711Chicago Cubs502525.5004.5178207-2913-1412-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1125953.527
6610Atlanta Braves462323.5004.5125156-3110-1113-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1165858.500
8814New York Mets492227.4497.01441291511-1211-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1135162.451
9917Houston Astros482127.4387.5153170-177-1614-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1145163.447
101020Pittsburgh Pirates441826.4098.514814089-159-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1186256.525