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May 4, 1968
Mets 7, Cubs 3
1968 Regular Season Game 20
May 5, 1968
Cubs 3, Mets 2
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May 5, 1968
Cubs 1, Mets 0
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National League Standings, May 5, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
2b
Boswell Ken
Boswell
lf
Shamsky Art
Shamsky
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
p
Koosman Jerry
Koosman
May 5, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Chicago Cubs 3, New York Mets 2

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Don Kessinger ss 4 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Johnson rf 4 2 2 1 0 0
Billy Williams lf 4 0 2 1 0 1
Ron Santo 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Ernie Banks 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0
Randy Hundley c 4 0 0 0 0 1
Josť Arcia 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1
Adolfo Phillips cf 4 0 0 0 0 0
Ferguson Jenkins p 4 0 0 0 0 2
- Chuck Hartenstein p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Ramon Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Phil Regan p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Bud Harrelson ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .155
Ken Boswell 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 .203
Art Shamsky lf 4 0 3 0 0 1 .286
- Don Bosch pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Ron Swoboda rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 .263
Ed Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .239
- Cleon Jones ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 .238
Jerry Grote c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .333
Ed Charles 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .215
Tommie Agee cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Jerry Koosman p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- J. C. Martin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
- Don Shaw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Ferguson Jenkins (W) 8.1 5 2 2 1 5
Chuck Hartenstein 0.0 1 0 0 0 0
Ramon Hernandez 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Phil Regan 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jerry Koosman (L,4-1) 8.0 8 3 3 1 4 1.48
Don Shaw 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00

2B: Art Shamsky (4), Ernie Banks, Josť Arcia, Lou Johnson.
3B: Billy Williams.
HR: Lou Johnson.








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