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Games on 1966-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Cleveland Indians2BoxSonny SiebertBob LeeBob Allen
Kansas City Athletics5Detroit Tigers13BoxMickey LolichCatfish HunterOrlando Pena
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs6BoxRoy FaceCal KooncePete Mikkelsen
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros4BoxRobin RobertsNelson BrilesClaude Raymond
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDon DrysdaleWade Blasingame(none)
Cincinnati Reds0San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan MarichalSammy Ellis(none)

Standings as of 1966-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians101001.000--4219232-08-0W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1527181.467
222Baltimore Orioles1091.9001.06032284-05-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1508862.587
333Chicago White Sox1293.7502.04530156-23-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1507476.493
444Detroit Tigers14104.7142.06550156-34-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1487870.527
5511California Angels1266.5005.04042-23-33-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1507476.493
6614Minnesota Twins1046.4006.02833-51-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1528567.559
8818Washington Senators II1239.2508.04262-202-41-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1476879.463
7717Boston Red Sox1239.2508.05464-101-42-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1506981.460
9919Kansas City Athletics1129.1828.52044-240-82-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1497277.483
101020New York Yankees13211.1549.53353-201-41-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I1466878.466
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Pittsburgh Pirates1284.667--4449-52-26-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1508466.560
336Los Angeles Dodgers16106.625--5642143-37-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1468561.582
227San Francisco Giants16106.625--675984-26-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1458362.572
448Atlanta Braves1596.6000.56648186-43-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1477671.517
559Philadelphia Phillies1165.5451.53740-34-12-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1518170.536
6610Houston Astros1688.5002.04851-32-46-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1466482.438
7712St. Louis Cardinals1468.4293.0565064-52-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1487771.520
8813New York Mets1046.4003.04450-62-32-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1516289.411
101016Chicago Cubs1239.2505.04262-201-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1505694.373
9915Cincinnati Reds1239.2505.03645-92-81-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1487375.493


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy CowanOF27.243Traded by Braves to Cubs for Bobby Cox and Cash. 
Bobby Cox3B24.342Traded by Cubs with Cash to Braves for Billy Cowan.