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May 5, 1968
Cubs 3, Mets 2
1968 Regular Season Game 21
May 5, 1968
Cubs 1, Mets 0
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May 6, 1968
Cardinals 2, Mets 1
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National League Standings, May 5, 1968

Box Score Game Memories Scorecard Mets Stats
Thru This Game

Mets Starting Lineup
2b
Boswell Ken
Boswell
cf
Jones Cleon
Jones
lf
Shamsky Art
Shamsky
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
3b
Buchek Jerry
Buchek
ss
Weis Al
Weis
p
Cardwell Don
Cardwell
May 5, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Chicago Cubs 1, New York Mets 0

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Don Kessinger ss 4 0 1 0 0 0
Lou Johnson rf 3 0 1 0 0 1
- Al Spangler rf 1 0 0 0 0 0
Billy Williams lf 3 0 0 0 1 0
Ron Santo 3b 4 1 0 0 0 0
Ernie Banks 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Randy Hundley c 4 0 1 0 0 0
Glenn Beckert 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Josť Arcia 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1
Adolfo Phillips cf 2 0 0 0 1 0
Bill Hands p 3 0 0 0 0 1
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Ken Boswell 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .222
Cleon Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .224
Art Shamsky lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .264
Ron Swoboda rf 2 0 0 0 2 2 .256
Ed Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .224
Jerry Grote c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .317
Jerry Buchek 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .300
Al Weis ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .125
- J. C. Martin ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167
- Bud Harrelson ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .155
Don Cardwell p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .111
- Ed Charles ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .227
- Ron Taylor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Bill Hands (W) 9.0 4 0 0 2 12
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Don Cardwell (L,1-3) 8.0 4 1 0 2 3 1.48
Ron Taylor 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45

Errors: Jerry Grote (2).
2B: Josť Arcia.
Intentional Walks: Adolfo Phillips.
SH: Ed Kranepool.
SB: Cleon Jones (2), Don Kessinger.








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