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Friday May 20,1966This 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 1966-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles8BoxWally BunkerJoe SparmaEddie Watt
Detroit Tigers9Baltimore Orioles5BoxBill MonbouquetteDave McNallyLarry Sherry
Kansas City Athletics0Boston Red Sox3BoxJose SantiagoFred Talbot(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox2BoxGary BellTommy John(none)
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees2BoxAl DowningCamilo PascualPedro Ramos
California Angels5Washington Senators II6BoxRon KlineLew Burdette(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves12BoxDenny LemasterKen Holtzman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJoey JayRay WashburnBilly McCool
Philadelphia Phillies6Houston Astros5BoxDarold KnowlesJim Owens(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPete MikkelsenDon Sutton(none)
New York Mets7San Francisco Giants5BoxDick SelmaLindy McDanielDennis Ribant

Standings as of 1966-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians28208.714--8570157-313-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1346173.455
223Baltimore Orioles311912.6132.513697398-511-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1297851.605
334Detroit Tigers301812.6003.0122121110-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1327062.530
446Minnesota Twins281612.5714.010490144-612-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1347361.545
559California Angels321715.5315.014113385-712-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1306367.485
6613Chicago White Sox291415.4836.59692410-94-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1336964.519
7716Washington Senators II311318.4198.5113133-208-125-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1285870.453
8817New York Yankees311219.3879.593100-78-84-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1285870.453
9918Kansas City Athletics301119.36710.076116-401-1410-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1306367.485
101019Boston Red Sox321121.34411.0137151-147-144-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1306169.469
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants352312.657--1611243712-611-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1267056.556
225Houston Astros342014.5882.5123112119-811-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1285276.406
337Los Angeles Dodgers351916.5434.0124107178-1011-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1277651.598
448Philadelphia Phillies301614.5334.511610888-48-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1327161.538
5510Pittsburgh Pirates271413.5195.097112-156-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1357857.578
6611Cincinnati Reds301515.5005.51171051210-115-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1306169.469
7712Atlanta Braves331617.4856.013412778-98-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1296960.535
8814New York Mets261214.4626.511010645-57-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1355481.400
9915St. Louis Cardinals311318.4198.0112121-97-106-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1317061.534
101020Chicago Cubs29722.24113.077149-723-114-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1335281.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gerry ArrigoP24.342Purchased by Mets from Reds.