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Friday May 6,1966This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1966-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDick HallBob Allen(none)
New York Yankees4California Angels7BoxJack SanfordWhitey FordLew Burdette
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox0BoxDenny McLainGary Peters(none)
Washington Senators II1Kansas City Athletics2BoxChuck DobsonPete Richert(none)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins5BoxAl WorthingtonDan Osinski(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds7BoxMilt PappasDon Sutton(none)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros0BoxDenny LemasterBarry Latman(none)
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets2BoxRob GardnerKen Holtzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDarold KnowlesRoy Face(none)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxGaylord PerryBob GibsonFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1966-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians16142.875--5327265-19-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1466779.459
222Baltimore Orioles16133.8131.08044367-26-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1448460.583
334California Angels19127.6323.59069215-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1436875.476
446Detroit Tigers20128.6004.0787267-35-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1427666.535
558Chicago White Sox17107.5884.5524397-33-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1457372.503
6611Minnesota Twins1587.5335.5494634-54-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1478166.551
7715Washington Senators II17611.3538.55572-172-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1426577.458
8817Boston Red Sox18513.27810.084100-162-63-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1446777.465
9918Kansas City Athletics18414.22211.03181-501-133-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1427072.493
101020New York Yankees20416.20012.05472-181-53-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ralph HoukYankee Stadium I1396673.475
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants23167.696--10377265-211-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1387761.558
225Pittsburgh Pirates18117.6112.57679-34-47-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1448163.563
337Atlanta Braves22139.5912.59576197-46-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1407268.514
449Houston Astros231310.5653.08171104-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1395980.424
5510Philadelphia Phillies18108.5563.5766887-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1447767.535
6612Los Angeles Dodgers231211.5224.07477-33-79-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1398356.597
7713New York Mets1578.4675.06166-54-53-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1465987.404
8814St. Louis Cardinals20812.4006.56973-45-73-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1427567.528
9916Cincinnati Reds19613.3168.06568-33-103-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1417071.496
101019Chicago Cubs19415.21110.055100-451-93-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1435588.385