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Wednesday August 3,1966This 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 1966-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9California Angels0BoxMel StottlemyreDean Chance(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians9BoxSonny SiebertJim PalmerLuis Tiant
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichBruce Howard(none)
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers3BoxBob LockerLarry Sherry(none)
Washington Senators II4Kansas City Athletics3BoxPete RichertBlue Moon OdomRon Kline
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins7BoxDave BoswellRollie Sheldon(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs0BoxKen JohnsonKen Holtzman(none)
San Francisco Giants11New York Mets1BoxGaylord PerryJack Fisher(none)
Houston Astros6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxLarry JacksonCarroll SemberaDarold Knowles
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob VealeDon Sutton(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBilly McCoolNelson BrilesDon Nottebart

Standings as of 1966-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1067036.660--53737716034-1936-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium542727.500
225Detroit Tigers1055748.54312.5449454-533-2024-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium573126.544
337Cleveland Indians1045549.52914.04043911328-2627-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium582632.448
448California Angels1065650.52814.0402428-2626-2530-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium562432.429
5510Minnesota Twins1065452.50916.04173991825-2629-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium563521.625
6613Chicago White Sox1085256.48119.03823285423-3229-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park543123.574
7714New York Yankees1064957.46221.0405405025-2623-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I532132.396
8817Washington Senators II1114962.44123.5414474-6022-3527-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium482226.458
9918Kansas City Athletics1054659.43823.5377462-8518-3528-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium552827.509
101019Boston Red Sox1094564.41326.5465534-6919-3626-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park532726.509
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1086444.593--4544262832-2332-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park532924.547
223Los Angeles Dodgers1046044.5772.03723135927-2633-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium583523.603
334Pittsburgh Pirates955441.5683.54333637025-2329-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field673829.567
446Philadelphia Phillies1075849.5425.54664026427-2631-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium552926.527
559St. Louis Cardinals1055451.5148.5384378628-2626-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II572928.509
6611Cincinnati Reds1065353.50010.04474361121-3232-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field542331.426
7712Atlanta Braves954748.49510.54574174023-2423-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium673829.567
8815Houston Astros1074958.45814.5412448-3617-3432-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome552332.418
9916New York Mets1054758.44815.5391484-9325-2522-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium561937.339
101020Chicago Cubs1003070.30030.0394543-14915-3715-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field622933.468


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob PurkeyP37.020Released by Pirates.