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Baseball on Wednesday, May 08, 1968

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles1BoxEarl Wilson (3-4)Dave McNally (3-2)DET  J Northrup (5)Dick Tracewski (12.3)
Chicago White Sox2California Angels3BoxClyde Wright (2-0)Cisco Carlos (1-3)CAL  D Mincher (1)  CHA  L Aparicio (2)Luis Aparicio (17.6)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees2BoxJoe Verbanic (1-0)Eddie Fisher (0-2)NoneBobby Cox (38.8)
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics4BoxCatfish Hunter (3-2)Dave Boswell (3-3)NoneCatfish Hunter (14.6)
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators1BoxDick Ellsworth (3-2)Dick Bosman (0-3)NoneBernie Allen (39.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves3BoxRon Kline (1-1)Cecil Upshaw (1-2)NoneDonn Clendenon (45.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Chicago Cubs7BoxJoe Niekro (5-1)Don Sutton (2-1)CHN  R Santo (5), B Williams (4)  LAN  L Alcaraz (2), R Colavito 2 (2)Rocky Colavito (26.6)
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds2BoxDick Hall (2-0)Bob Lee (2-2)PHI  J Callison (2), B Wine (2)Tony Perez (39.6)
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros1BoxRay Sadecki (4-2)Larry Dierker (2-4)HOU  J Wynn (3)Ray Sadecki (19.6)
New York Mets0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSteve Carlton (3-1)Al Jackson (0-1)NoneDal Maxvill (12.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles168.667--108578-28-6L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers169.6400.583668-48-5W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1312.5203.591709-64-6L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1312.5203.578769-54-7W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1212.5004.076585-87-4L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1112.4784.573916-45-8W2Game Log
California Angels1214.4625.0821097-55-9W1Game Log
Washington Senators II1113.4585.069886-45-9L6Game Log
New York Yankees1115.4236.067927-74-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox715.3188.053734-83-7L1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals179.6541.0116816-711-2W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1312.5203.575856-107-2W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1312.5203.5103946-67-6L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1312.5203.593945-58-7W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1212.5004.085636-86-4W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1213.4804.562756-66-7L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1213.4804.51011155-97-4W1Game Log
Houston Astros1112.4784.578951-810-4L1Game Log
New York Mets1014.4176.064604-76-7L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1014.4176.068834-86-6L1Game Log

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