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Games on 1966-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox0BoxSteve HarganDennis Bennett(none)
Minnesota Twins0California Angels2BoxMarcelino LopezJim Merritt(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Athletics1BoxBruce HowardGil BlancoBob Locker
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees4BoxFritz PetersonJim Palmer(none)
Detroit Tigers8Washington Senators II3BoxEarl WilsonFrank KreutzerLarry Sherry
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves2BoxDenny LemasterSandy Koufax(none)
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs5BoxCarroll SemberaCal Koonce(none)
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds3BoxSammy EllisBobby Bolin(none)
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxWoodie FrymanDennis RibantPete Mikkelsen
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLarry JasterJim BunningNelson Briles

Standings as of 1966-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1117140.640--54739415334-2237-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium492623.531
225Detroit Tigers1116150.55010.0481477435-2026-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512724.529
337Cleveland Indians1126052.53611.54334141929-2731-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium502129.420
448California Angels1115853.52313.0425454-2926-2532-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium512229.431
5512Minnesota Twins1135756.50415.04314171427-3030-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium493217.653
6613Chicago White Sox1125656.50015.54033396427-3229-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park502723.540
7714New York Yankees1135261.46020.0435437-227-3024-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I461828.391
8816Kansas City Athletics1125062.44621.5397479-8218-3532-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium482424.500
9918Washington Senators II1175166.43623.0433499-6623-3728-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium422022.476
101019Boston Red Sox1164868.41425.5486561-7521-3927-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park462422.522
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1156649.574--4894672234-2832-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park462719.587
223Los Angeles Dodgers1106347.5730.54133407330-2933-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium523220.615
334Pittsburgh Pirates1005743.5701.54623818125-2332-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field623527.565
446Philadelphia Phillies1126052.5364.54884246427-2733-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium502723.540
559St. Louis Cardinals1115853.5236.0410401931-2727-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II512526.490
6610Cincinnati Reds1135855.5137.04884711724-3334-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field471829.383
7711Atlanta Braves1015150.5058.04884404825-2625-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium613427.557
8815Houston Astros1125062.44614.5429495-6618-3532-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome502228.440
9917New York Mets1114962.44115.0414514-10025-2624-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium501733.340
101020Chicago Cubs1053372.31428.0419567-14815-3718-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field572631.456