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Friday July 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 1968-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox4BoxDick EllsworthJim PerryLee Stange
California Angels1Cleveland Indians5BoxSonny SiebertRickey ClarkStan Williams
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers8BoxMickey LolichCatfish HunterPat Dobson
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees2BoxFritz PetersonDave McNally(none)
Chicago White Sox4Washington Senators II2BoxBob PriddyBruce HowardWilbur Wood
Houston Astros13Atlanta Braves9BoxJohn BuzhardtClaude RaymondWade Blasingame
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs0BoxBob VealeRich Nye(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxTed AbernathyDon Sutton(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxChris ShortTom Seaver(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants3BoxWayne GrangerJoe Gibbon(none)

Standings as of 1968-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers815328.654--3372469123-1730-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium815031.617
223Cleveland Indians844737.5607.52692422721-2025-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium773938.506
334Baltimore Orioles774136.53210.02762364018-1823-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium855035.588
446Boston Red Sox784038.51311.5283296-1318-2022-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park844638.548
558Minnesota Twins783939.50012.5249240920-2519-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium844044.476
6612Oakland Athletics803941.48813.52632461719-2319-19L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824339.524
7715California Angels803743.46315.5249313-6417-2120-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium823052.366
8817New York Yankees773542.45516.0249274-2517-2118-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I854837.565
9919Chicago White Sox763343.43417.5225229-414-2519-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park863452.395
101020Washington Senators II752946.38721.0247325-7812-2417-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium863650.419
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals815130.630--2942326227-1624-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II814635.568
225Cincinnati Reds804238.5258.53333112221-1920-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field824141.500
337San Francisco Giants824240.5129.5289285420-1822-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park804634.575
5510Atlanta Braves753738.49311.0220253-3316-1921-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium874443.506
449Philadelphia Phillies753738.49311.0245255-1017-2420-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium873948.448
6611Pittsburgh Pirates713536.49311.02392162321-2114-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field914546.495
7713Los Angeles Dodgers834043.48212.0218236-1820-2120-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium793643.456
8814New York Mets793742.46813.02412251619-1918-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium833647.434
9916Houston Astros743440.45913.5244260-1611-2123-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome883850.432
101018Chicago Cubs803545.43815.5281331-5015-2520-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field824933.598