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Wednesday August 18,1965This date in baseball
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Games on 1965-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxStu MillerBob Heffner(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians2BoxJack AkerSam McDowellJohn Wyatt
Kansas City Athletics1Cleveland Indians4BoxJack KralickFred TalbotGary Bell
California Angels7New York Yankees3BoxDean ChancePedro RamosBob Lee
Chicago White Sox8Washington Senators II2BoxBruce HowardPhil OrtegaBob Locker
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros7BoxBob VealeDon NottebartAl McBean
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxGary WagnerJim Brewer(none)
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalLarry Miller(none)
Milwaukee Braves5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTony CloningerRay Washburn(none)

Standings as of 1965-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1965 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins1197544.630--59045913136-2639-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432716.628
225Detroit Tigers1176750.5737.05184645427-2540-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452223.489
336Baltimore Orioles1186751.5687.54794394035-2732-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium442717.614
447Chicago White Sox1186751.5687.54814077431-2836-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park442816.636
558Cleveland Indians1196752.5638.05014465522-3045-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium432023.465
6612New York Yankees1226161.50015.54804691126-3235-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I401624.400
7715California Angels1195465.45421.0394435-4124-4230-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyDodger Stadium432122.488
8816Washington Senators II1215269.43024.0439534-9528-3624-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium411823.439
9918Boston Red Sox1184375.36431.5498605-10718-4025-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pinky HigginsFenway Park441925.432
101019Kansas City Athletics1174176.35033.0427549-12219-4222-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMunicipal Stadium451827.400
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1965 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Braves1076443.598--5054188728-2236-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium552233.400
223Los Angeles Dodgers1217051.5791.04494054432-2438-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium412714.659
334San Francisco Giants1166749.5781.54824037929-2638-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park462818.609
449Cincinnati Reds1176552.5564.06235269729-2836-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field452421.533
5510Philadelphia Phillies1206555.5425.5475495-2032-3333-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium412021.488
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1125755.5099.54524104232-3325-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field503317.660
7713St. Louis Cardinals1215863.47913.0518527-925-3133-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park402218.550
8814Chicago Cubs1235865.47214.0498541-4326-3630-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field391425.359
9917Houston Astros1204971.40821.5430515-8517-3932-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul RichardsAstrodome421626.381
101020New York Mets1213685.29835.0370562-19218-4918-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium411427.341


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave EilersP28.258Purchased by Mets from Braves. 
Jack SanfordP36.092Purchased by Angels from Giants.