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Games on 1966-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox3BoxJose SantiagoGary Bell(none)
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Athletics6BoxJim NashJim Kaat(none)
Detroit Tigers5Washington Senators II3BoxDave WickershamBob HumphreysMickey Lolich
Los Angeles Dodgers9Atlanta Braves10BoxPhil NiekroRon Perranoski(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds10BoxJim MaloneyRon HerbelTed Davidson
San Francisco Giants7Cincinnati Reds5BoxLindy McDanielJack BaldschunFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1966-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1107139.645--54639015634-2137-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium502624.520
225Detroit Tigers1106050.54511.0473474-134-2026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522824.538
337Cleveland Indians1115952.53212.54284141428-2731-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium512229.431
448California Angels1105753.51814.0423454-3126-2531-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium522329.442
5511Minnesota Twins1125755.50915.04314151627-2930-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium503218.640
6613Chicago White Sox1115556.49516.54013386326-3229-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park512823.549
7714New York Yankees1125161.45521.0431436-527-3023-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I471928.404
8815Kansas City Athletics1115061.45021.5396477-8118-3532-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium492425.490
9918Washington Senators II1165165.44023.0430491-6123-3728-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium432023.465
101019Boston Red Sox1154867.41725.5486556-7021-3927-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472423.511
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1146648.579--4874642334-2732-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park472720.574
223Los Angeles Dodgers1096346.5780.54123387430-2833-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium533221.604
334Pittsburgh Pirates995643.5662.54603808025-2331-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field633627.571
446Philadelphia Phillies1116051.5414.54864216527-2633-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium512724.529
559St. Louis Cardinals1105753.5187.0407399831-2726-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II522626.500
6610Cincinnati Reds1125755.5098.04854691624-3333-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field481929.396
7712Atlanta Braves1005050.5009.04864394725-2624-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium623527.565
8816New York Mets1104961.44515.0413512-9925-2524-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium511734.333
9917Houston Astros1114962.44115.5421490-6917-3532-27L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome512328.451
101020Chicago Cubs1043371.31728.0414559-14515-3718-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field582632.448