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Baseball on Sunday, May 19, 1968

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Yankees11Boston Red Sox3BoxStan Bahnsen (4-1)Gary Waslewski (2-4)NYA  A Kosco (5)Tom Tresh (19.1)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox6Box G1Tommy John (4-0)Catfish Hunter (4-3)CHA  T John (1), T McCraw (3)Tommy John (42.8)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox7Box G2Cisco Carlos (2-4)Tony Pierce (1-1)OAK  R Monday (3), R Webster (3)Jerry McNertney (14.3)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians11Box G1Steve Hargan (3-3)Dave Leonhard (2-2)BAL  B Howard (1), F Robinson (1)  CLE  D Sims (6)Jose Cardenal (31.5)
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians2Box G2Sonny Siebert (5-2)Dave McNally (3-4)CLE  T Harper (2)Tommy Harper (8.8)
Washington Senators4Detroit Tigers5Box G1Fred Lasher (2-0)Steve Jones (0-2)DET  D McAuliffe (4)  WS2  R Hansen (3)Ron Hansen (31.8)
Washington Senators0Detroit Tigers7Box G2Les Cain (1-0)Camilo Pascual (3-3)DET  A Kaline (3), E Mathews (1), D McAuliffe (5)Eddie Mathews (22.9)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins1Box G1Sammy Ellis (3-4)Dave Boswell (3-4)NoneDon Mincher (15.9)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins3Box G2Jim Kaat (1-1)Clyde Wright (2-1)NonePaul Schaal (12.6)
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers1Box G1Denny Lemaster (4-4)Claude Osteen (2-6)HOU  J Wynn (5)Ron Brand (11.7)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers1Box G2Mike Cuellar (1-1)Mudcat Grant (2-3)HOU  L Thomas (1)Lee Thomas (23.2)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets2Box G1Ron Reed (4-0)Nolan Ryan (4-3)ATL  F Alou (5)Felipe Alou (40.3)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets0Box G2Dick Kelley (2-2)Al Jackson (0-2)NoneGreg Goossen (13.7)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTurk Farrell (2-0)Joe Hoerner (2-1)PHI  C Rojas (3)Curt Flood (60.3)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxGeorge Culver (3-2)Steve Blass (1-2)NoneJohnny Bench (18.5)
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants1Box G1Gaylord Perry (5-2)Fergie Jenkins (4-4)SFN  J Hart (7)Jim Ray Hart (9.2)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants3Box G2Bill Hands (4-2)Bobby Bolin (0-1)CHN  E Banks (6), D Nen (1)Dick Nen (27.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2212.647--14510010-512-7W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2114.6001.5121829-811-7W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins1816.5294.012210812-86-8W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1816.5294.013410710-68-10L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox1816.5294.01221338-710-9L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1517.4696.089997-98-8W4Game Log
California Angels1619.4576.51141379-77-12L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1520.4297.511011510-105-10L5Game Log
Washington Senators II1520.4297.51081518-97-11L2Game Log
New York Yankees1422.3899.01021358-126-10W1Game Log
National League
St. Louis Cardinals2014.5882.0129988-1112-3L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants2016.5563.01331317-713-9L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1816.5294.096999-99-7W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1716.5154.5951047-1210-4W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1817.5144.514312610-88-9W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1919.5005.013615810-129-7W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1720.4596.585988-89-12L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1518.4556.5102916-99-9L3Game Log
Houston Astros1518.4556.5991254-1411-4W2Game Log
New York Mets1520.4297.596846-99-11L2Game Log

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