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1968 Regular Season Game 27
May 12, 1968
Cubs 4, Mets 3
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May 12, 1968
Mets 10, Cubs 0
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National League Standings, May 12, 1968

Box Score Game Memories Scorecard Mets Stats
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Mets Starting Lineup
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
2b
Boswell Ken
Boswell
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
1b
Goossen Greg
Goossen
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
p
Cardwell Don
Cardwell
May 12, 1968, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Chicago Cubs 4, New York Mets 3

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Bud Harrelson ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .183
Ken Boswell 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .253
Cleon Jones lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .210
Ron Swoboda rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .265
Greg Goossen 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .296
- Ed Kranepool 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
Jerry Grote c 3 1 3 1 0 0 .349
Ed Charles 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 .203
Tommie Agee cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .118
Don Cardwell p 3 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Cubs ab r hbibbso
Don Kessinger ss 5 1 0 0 0 0
Glenn Beckert 2b 5 2 3 2 0 0
Billy Williams lf 4 0 2 0 0 0
Ron Santo 3b 4 0 0 1 0 1
Ernie Banks 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1
- Josť Arcia pr 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Dick Nen 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Johnson rf 3 1 1 0 1 0
Randy Hundley c 4 0 1 1 0 1
Adolfo Phillips cf 3 0 0 0 0 0
Rich Nye p 4 0 1 0 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 2
Chicago Cubs 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 9 0

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Don Cardwell (L,1-4) 8.2 9 4 4 1 3 2.08
Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Rich Nye (W) 9.0 8 3 3 0 4

Errors: Ed Charles 2 (2).
2B: Jerry Grote (5), Randy Hundley.
HR: Jerry Grote (1), Ken Boswell (3), Glenn Beckert.
Intentional Walks: Lou Johnson.
HBP: Adolfo Phillips.
SH: Jerry Grote, Ernie Banks.
SF: Ed Charles.
SB: Don Kessinger.


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