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Friday July 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 1966-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles2BoxStu MillerMarcelino Lopez(none)
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox3BoxJim LonborgJack Lamabe(none)
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox5BoxLee StangeBob Locker(none)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Athletics2BoxLew KrausseSonny SiebertJim Duckworth
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins6BoxJim KaatMickey Lolich(none)
Washington Senators II7New York Yankees6BoxDick LinesMel StottlemyreRon Kline
Washington Senators II5New York Yankees7BoxFritz PetersonDick Bosman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs4BoxChris ShortKen HoltzmanDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRon PerranoskiClay CarrollPhil Regan
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxVern LawBob Shaw(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxTommie SiskJack FisherBilly O'Dell
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalHank Fischer(none)
Houston Astros6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob BruceBob GibsonClaude Raymond

Standings as of 1966-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles845727.679--43229214028-1429-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium764036.526
225Detroit Tigers814734.5808.53603411927-1020-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium814140.506
336Cleveland Indians804535.56310.03032911222-1823-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium823646.439
448California Angels824438.53712.03363261021-1723-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium803644.450
5512Minnesota Twins833944.47017.5318323-518-2421-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium795029.633
6613Chicago White Sox833845.45818.52892573218-2520-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park794534.570
8815Kansas City Athletics823745.45119.0288361-7316-2921-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium783741.474
7714New York Yankees823745.45119.0304311-718-2018-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I773344.429
9918Washington Senators II853649.42421.5309377-6816-3020-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium743539.473
101019Boston Red Sox863452.39524.0363423-6015-2819-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park763838.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants855332.624--3613154626-1627-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park764036.526
223Pittsburgh Pirates724230.5834.53282676121-1921-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field905040.556
334Los Angeles Dodgers814734.5804.02972494821-2026-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium814833.593
447Philadelphia Phillies834538.5427.03623055721-1724-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium794237.532
559Houston Astros834439.5308.0312323-1115-2129-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome792851.354
6610Atlanta Braves743638.48611.53453123319-1817-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium884939.557
7711St. Louis Cardinals803842.47512.5249264-1520-2318-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II824537.549
8816Cincinnati Reds813645.44415.0313327-1414-2822-17L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field794039.506
9917New York Mets813546.43216.0302380-7819-2016-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium803149.388
101020Chicago Cubs762254.28926.5288415-12711-2911-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field863749.430