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Games on 1966-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5California Angels6BoxMinnie RojasHal Reniff(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians6BoxDick HallTom Kelley(none)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers5BoxDenny McLainJohn Buzhardt(none)
Washington Senators II3Kansas City Athletics4BoxLew KrausseFrank KreutzerJack Aker
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins7BoxAl WorthingtonDon McMahon(none)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsTed Abernathy(none)
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets4BoxJuan MarichalJack Hamilton(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRick WiseBarry LatmanTerry Fox
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxPete MikkelsenRon PerranoskiAl McBean
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon NottebartRon Piche(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1057035.667--53136816334-1836-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium552728.491
225Detroit Tigers1035647.54413.0443447-433-2023-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593227.542
337California Angels1055649.53314.0402419-1726-2530-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium572433.421
448Cleveland Indians1035449.52415.03953851028-2626-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium592732.458
5510Minnesota Twins1055352.50517.04103971325-2628-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium573621.632
6613Chicago White Sox1065155.48119.53753225322-3129-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park563224.571
7715New York Yankees1054857.45722.0396405-924-2623-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I542232.407
8817Kansas City Athletics1044658.44223.5374458-8418-3528-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium562828.500
9918Washington Senators II1104862.43624.5410471-6121-3527-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium492326.469
101019Boston Red Sox1084563.41726.5463527-6419-3526-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park542727.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1076344.589--4434251831-2332-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park543024.556
223Los Angeles Dodgers1036043.5831.03713106127-2533-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium593524.593
334Pittsburgh Pirates945341.5643.54303626825-2328-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field683929.574
446Philadelphia Phillies1065749.5385.54593966327-2630-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium563026.536
559St. Louis Cardinals1045450.5197.5383375828-2626-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II582929.500
6611Cincinnati Reds1055253.49510.0444435920-3232-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field552431.436
7712Atlanta Braves944648.48910.54554173822-2423-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium683929.574
8814Houston Astros1064957.46213.5406441-3517-3332-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome562333.411
9916New York Mets1044757.45214.5390473-8325-2522-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium571938.333
101020Chicago Cubs993069.30329.0394541-14715-3715-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field632934.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don Blasingame2B34.139Purchased by Athletics from Senators. 
Billy HoeftP34.077Released by Cubs.