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Wednesday May 18,1966This 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 1966-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxEarl WilsonJim Palmer(none)
Washington Senators II4Cleveland Indians3BoxPete RichertSonny SiebertCasey Cox
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers2BoxMel StottlemyreMickey Lolich(none)
California Angels1Kansas City Athletics7BoxCatfish HunterMarcelino Lopez(none)
California Angels4Kansas City Athletics7BoxPaul LindbladDean ChanceJack Aker
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins7BoxMudcat GrantGary Peters(none)
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs1BoxDave GiustiErnie Broglio(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs2BoxRobin RobertsDick EllsworthClaude Raymond
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxLindy McDanielClaude OsteenFrank Linzy
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets2BoxSammy EllisJack Hamilton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRay CulpBob Gibson(none)
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKen JohnsonVern Law(none)

Standings as of 1966-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians26197.731--8061196-313-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1366274.456
223Baltimore Orioles281810.6432.012281418-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1327953.598
335Detroit Tigers281711.6073.010910819-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1347163.530
446Minnesota Twins261511.5774.09985144-511-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1367462.544
557California Angels311714.5484.513612795-612-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1316368.481
6610Chicago White Sox271413.5195.59185610-84-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1356966.511
7716Kansas City Athletics291118.3799.576113-371-1310-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1316368.481
8817Washington Senators II291118.3799.5100126-267-124-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1306070.462
9918New York Yankees301119.36710.09199-88-83-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1295970.457
101019Boston Red Sox30921.30012.0131150-196-143-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1326369.477
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants332310.697--1561134312-511-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1287058.547
224Houston Astros322012.6252.511799189-711-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1305278.400
338Los Angeles Dodgers331815.5455.0117100178-1010-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1297752.597
449Philadelphia Phillies281513.5365.511010197-48-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1347262.537
5511Pittsburgh Pirates261313.5006.590109-195-58-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1367957.581
6612Cincinnati Reds291415.4837.01121021010-114-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1316269.473
7713Atlanta Braves321517.4697.5122125-38-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1307060.538
8814New York Mets251114.4408.010310124-57-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1365581.404
9915St. Louis Cardinals291217.4149.0107116-96-96-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1337162.534
101020Chicago Cubs27621.22214.068136-683-103-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1355382.393