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Thursday May 5,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics0California Angels1BoxFred NewmanRollie SheldonBob Lee
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees0BoxJohn O'DonoghueBob FriendBob Allen
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves4BoxChi-Chi OlivoGary WagnerBilly O'Dell
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds10BoxJoey JayAl McBeanBilly McCool
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros4BoxFrank CarpinTed Abernathy(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Francisco Giants9BoxBob PriddyRon Perranoski(none)

Standings as of 1966-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians15141.933--5124275-09-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1476780.456
222Baltimore Orioles15123.8002.07742357-25-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1458560.586
335Chicago White Sox16106.6254.55242107-33-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1467373.500
446California Angels18117.6114.58365185-46-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1446975.479
558Detroit Tigers19118.5795.0777256-35-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437766.538
6612Minnesota Twins1477.5006.5444224-53-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1488266.554
7715Washington Senators II16610.3758.55470-162-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1436578.455
8816Boston Red Sox17512.29410.08095-152-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1456778.462
9919New York Yankees19415.21112.05065-151-43-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I1406674.471
101020Kansas City Athletics17314.17612.02980-511-132-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1437172.497
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants22157.682--9975244-211-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1397861.561
224Pittsburgh Pirates17116.6471.56971-24-37-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1458164.559
337Houston Astros22139.5912.08165164-59-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1405981.421
449Atlanta Braves21129.5712.58976136-46-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1417368.518
5510Los Angeles Dodgers221210.5453.0737033-69-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1408357.593
6611Philadelphia Phillies1798.5293.5686177-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1457867.538
7713New York Mets1468.4295.05965-64-52-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1476087.408
8814St. Louis Cardinals19811.4215.56769-25-73-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1437568.524
9917Cincinnati Reds18513.2788.05867-93-102-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1427171.500
101018Chicago Cubs18414.2229.05498-441-83-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1445589.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Willie Montanez1B-OF18.034Returned to Cardinals.