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Wednesday June 8,1966This 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 1966-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II5Baltimore Orioles6BoxStu MillerBob Humphreys(none)
Washington Senators II7Baltimore Orioles8BoxGene BrabenderDick BosmanEddie Watt
Chicago White Sox0California Angels1BoxGeorge BrunetJack Lamabe(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians2BoxGary BellMel StottlemyreSam McDowell
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxLarry SherryDon McMahon(none)
Kansas City Athletics5Minnesota Twins4BoxFred TalbotMudcat GrantJack Aker
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs8BoxDick EllsworthDon Drysdale(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros6BoxMike CuellarJuan Marichal(none)
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets6BoxClay CarrollJack FisherTed Abernathy
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies10BoxChris ShortSammy EllisDarold Knowles
St. Louis Cardinals11Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDon DennisVern Law(none)

Standings as of 1966-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles523319.635--2601897116-917-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1086444.593
222Cleveland Indians493118.6330.5170163715-1016-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1135063.442
333Detroit Tigers493019.6121.5196199-318-712-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1135855.513
4410California Angels522626.5007.0208216-89-1117-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1105456.491
559Chicago White Sox502525.5007.01771364112-1313-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1125854.518
6612New York Yankees492326.4698.51671571013-139-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1104763.427
7713Minnesota Twins482226.4589.0183194-117-1315-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1146747.588
8816Washington Senators II542331.42611.0194230-3610-2013-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1054857.457
9917Kansas City Athletics481929.39612.0151194-435-2114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1125557.491
101019Boston Red Sox511932.37313.5213241-289-2010-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1115358.477
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants543321.611--2312052617-1116-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1076047.561
225Los Angeles Dodgers533221.6040.52081654315-1317-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1096346.578
336Philadelphia Phillies513021.5881.52221655714-1016-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1115754.514
447Pittsburgh Pirates462719.5872.01851671813-1014-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1166551.560
558Houston Astros532924.5473.5192197-511-1318-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1094366.394
6611Atlanta Braves492326.4697.5211209212-1211-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1136251.549
7714St. Louis Cardinals492227.4498.5167182-1510-1512-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1136152.540
8815Cincinnati Reds482127.4389.0193195-211-1510-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1125557.491
9918New York Mets451728.37811.5169212-437-1110-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1164967.422
101020Chicago Cubs461333.28316.0153234-817-206-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1164670.397