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Games on 1966-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics9Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim DicksonWally BunkerJack Aker
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox3BoxJim BoutonJim LonborgPedro Ramos
Detroit Tigers8California Angels4BoxDave WickershamDean Chance(none)
Detroit Tigers4California Angels1BoxJoe SparmaHowie ReedOrlando Pena
Washington Senators II1Chicago White Sox4BoxJoe HorlenDiego SeguiBob Locker
Washington Senators II0Chicago White Sox12BoxGary PetersDick Bosman(none)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins9BoxDave BoswellSonny Siebert(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves14BoxBilly O'DellAl Jackson(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds8BoxJim MaloneyBill HandsBilly McCool
Chicago Cubs9Cincinnati Reds5BoxBob HendleyBilly McCoolFergie Jenkins
Los Angeles Dodgers16New York Mets3BoxSandy KoufaxGerry Arrigo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets3BoxLarry BearnarthRon Perranoski(none)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxFrank LinzyBo Belinsky(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxPete MikkelsenBob Bruce(none)

Standings as of 1966-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians473017.638--1661551115-1015-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1155164.443
223Baltimore Orioles483018.6250.52371677016-814-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1126745.598
335Detroit Tigers472819.5962.0189194-518-710-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1156055.522
449Chicago White Sox472423.5116.01701313911-1113-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1155956.513
5510California Angels492425.4907.0203209-69-1115-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1135657.496
6611New York Yankees472225.4688.0159153612-129-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1124864.429
7713Minnesota Twins462125.4578.5173188-157-1314-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1166848.586
8816Washington Senators II502228.4409.5172207-3510-1712-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1094960.450
9918Kansas City Athletics461828.39111.5145184-394-2014-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1145658.491
101019Boston Red Sox491930.38812.0208234-269-1810-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1135360.469
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants513318.647--2191833617-816-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1106050.545
224Los Angeles Dodgers513120.6082.01991514814-1217-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1116447.577
336Pittsburgh Pirates442618.5913.51711551613-1013-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1186652.559
447Philadelphia Phillies482721.5634.52011564514-1013-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1146054.526
558Houston Astros512724.5296.0176187-1111-1316-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1114566.405
6612Cincinnati Reds462125.4579.5186180611-1310-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1145559.482
8814St. Louis Cardinals472126.44710.0155168-139-1412-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1156253.539
7715Atlanta Braves472126.44710.0193197-410-1211-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1156451.557
9917New York Mets431726.39512.0157194-377-1110-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1184969.415
101020Chicago Cubs441232.27317.5139225-867-205-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1184771.398