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Baseball on Thursday, May 16, 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
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox11BoxJohn Wyatt (1-2)Joe Verbanic (1-2)BOS  K Harrelson (5)  NYA  F Fernandez (2), R White (3)George Scott (52.3)
Washington Senators4Cleveland Indians1BoxBarry Moore (1-3)Sam McDowell (4-2)CLE  L Brown (2)  WS2  F Howard 2 (14)Frank Howard (44.5)
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins4BoxAl Worthington (1-1)Chuck Dobson (2-3)NoneFrank Kostro (56.1)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxRich Nye (2-4)Don Sutton (2-2)NoneRon Santo (12.4)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets2BoxTom Seaver (2-3)Gerry Arrigo (3-2)NoneJerry Buchek (7.8)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob Veale (2-3)Ray Washburn (3-2)NoneRoberto Clemente (18.2)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan Marichal (6-2)Don Wilson (3-3)NoneHal Lanier (17.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers1911.633--1228510-59-6L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1813.5811.5105709-88-6L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1713.5672.0122919-38-10W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1715.5313.011810412-85-7W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1615.5163.51091188-78-8W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics1516.4844.51039710-65-10L1Game Log
California Angels1518.4555.51101338-67-12W1Game Log
Washington Senators II1417.4525.5931287-67-11W1Game Log
New York Yankees1320.3947.5871227-106-10L5Game Log
Chicago White Sox1117.3937.071927-94-8L1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals2011.6450.5124908-812-3L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1814.5622.01201157-711-7W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves1515.5004.086916-89-7W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1717.5004.01201458-109-7W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1515.5004.094716-99-6W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1517.4695.01231187-88-9L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1416.4675.087997-127-4L4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1518.4555.576938-87-10L2Game Log
New York Mets1417.4525.588746-98-8W1Game Log
Houston Astros1316.4485.5941162-1211-4L3Game Log

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