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Tuesday May 17,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles8BoxEddie WattJerry Stephenson(none)
Washington Senators II2Cleveland Indians3BoxTom KelleyDiego SeguiBob Allen
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers7BoxDenny McLainFritz Peterson(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins8BoxJim KaatJoe Horlen(none)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxPhil ReganFrank Linzy(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets0BoxJim MaloneyTug McGraw(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxChris ShortNelson Briles(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob VealeWade BlasingameRoy Face

Standings as of 1966-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians25196.760--7757206-313-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1376275.453
223Baltimore Orioles27189.6672.012179428-510-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1337954.594
334Detroit Tigers271710.6303.010710169-48-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1357164.526
446California Angels291712.5864.0131113185-412-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1336370.474
558Minnesota Twins251411.5605.0928484-510-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1377562.547
669Chicago White Sox261412.5385.590781210-74-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1366967.507
7716Washington Senators II281018.35710.596123-276-124-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1316170.466
8817New York Yankees291019.34511.08497-137-83-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1306070.462
9918Kansas City Athletics27918.33311.062108-461-138-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1336568.489
101019Boston Red Sox29821.27613.0129149-205-143-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1336469.481
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants322210.688--1501094111-511-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1297158.550
225Houston Astros301812.6003.010896127-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1325478.409
337Los Angeles Dodgers321814.5634.011394198-1010-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1307753.592
4410Philadelphia Phillies271413.5195.51069887-47-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1357362.541
5511Pittsburgh Pirates261313.5006.090109-195-58-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1367957.581
6612Atlanta Braves321517.4697.0122125-38-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1307060.538
7713Cincinnati Reds281315.4647.010810089-114-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1326369.477
8814New York Mets241113.4587.01019744-57-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1375582.401
9915St. Louis Cardinals281216.4298.0104112-86-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1347163.530
101020Chicago Cubs25619.24012.565127-623-103-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1375384.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aurelio MonteagudoP22.180Purchased by Astros from Athletics.