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Games on 1966-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7California Angels11BoxJack SanfordPedro Ramos(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3BoxGary BellBill Short(none)
Washington Senators II3Kansas City Athletics4BoxJim NashPhil OrtegaJack Aker
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins2BoxJim KaatJose Santiago(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs5BoxDick EllsworthDenny Lemaster(none)
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets8BoxJack HamiltonLindy McDaniel(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies12BoxJim BunningDave Giusti(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxVern LawClaude Osteen(none)
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSammy EllisLarry Jaster(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1077037.654--53838015834-2036-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium532726.509
226Detroit Tigers1055748.54312.0449454-533-2024-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium573126.544
337Cleveland Indians1055649.53313.04073921528-2628-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium572532.439
448California Angels1075750.53313.0413435-2226-2531-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium552332.418
559Minnesota Twins1075552.51415.04194001925-2630-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium553421.618
6613Chicago White Sox1085256.48118.53823285423-3229-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park543123.574
7714New York Yankees1074958.45821.0412416-425-2723-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I522131.404
8817Kansas City Athletics1064759.44322.5381465-8418-3529-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium542727.500
9918Washington Senators II1124963.43823.5417478-6122-3627-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium472225.468
101019Boston Red Sox1104565.40926.5466536-7019-3726-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522725.519
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1096445.587--4604342632-2432-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park522923.558
223Pittsburgh Pirates965541.5732.54413647725-2330-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field663729.561
334Los Angeles Dodgers1056045.5712.03733215227-2733-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium573522.614
445Philadelphia Phillies1085949.5464.54784047427-2632-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium542826.519
5510St. Louis Cardinals1065452.5098.5385385028-2626-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II562927.518
6611Cincinnati Reds1075453.5059.04544371722-3232-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field532231.415
7712Atlanta Braves964749.49010.54594223723-2523-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium663828.576
8815Houston Astros1084959.45414.5414460-4617-3532-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome542331.426
9916New York Mets1064858.45314.5399490-9125-2523-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium551837.327
101020Chicago Cubs1013170.30729.0399545-14615-3716-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field612833.459