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Friday August 12,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers9Boston Red Sox13BoxBucky BrandonBill MonbouquetteDon McMahon
California Angels0Chicago White Sox1BoxTommy JohnDean Chance(none)
Kansas City Athletics2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim PerryPaul Lindblad(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees2BoxGary BellAl DowningLuis Tiant
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators II1BoxMoe DrabowskyPete RichertEddie Fisher
Baltimore Orioles1Washington Senators II4BoxBarry MooreJohn MillerBob Humphreys
Pittsburgh Pirates14Cincinnati Reds11BoxTommie SiskBilly McCool(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxKen HoltzmanDon Sutton(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants1BoxGaylord PerryMike Cuellar(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJack FisherRay Washburn(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1157441.643--56540815737-2337-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium452322.511
225Detroit Tigers1136152.54012.0493496-335-2226-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492722.551
337Cleveland Indians1156154.53013.0439431830-2931-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium472027.426
449Minnesota Twins1166056.51714.54434222129-3031-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462917.630
5510Chicago White Sox1155956.51315.04233507329-3230-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park472423.511
6613California Angels1145856.50915.5428461-3326-2632-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium482226.458
7714New York Yankees1165264.44822.5446455-927-3024-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I431825.419
8816Washington Senators II1205367.44223.5444505-6123-3730-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium391821.462
9918Kansas City Athletics1155065.43524.0410504-9418-3632-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium452421.533
101019Boston Red Sox1195168.42925.0514573-5921-3930-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432122.488
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1036043.583--4934019226-2334-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field593227.542
223San Francisco Giants1166749.5780.54904672334-2833-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park452619.578
334Los Angeles Dodgers1126349.5631.54153457030-3033-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium503218.640
446Philadelphia Phillies1146153.5354.54944306428-2833-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium482622.542
558St. Louis Cardinals1145955.5186.5418413531-2728-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II482424.500
6611Atlanta Braves1025250.5107.54914415025-2626-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockJohn McHaleAtlanta Stadium603327.550
7712Cincinnati Reds1145856.5097.54994851424-3334-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field461828.391
8815Houston Astros1155164.44315.0446513-6719-3732-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome472126.447
9917New York Mets1145064.43915.5429533-10426-2824-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium471631.340
101020Chicago Cubs1083573.32427.5438585-14716-3719-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field542430.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aurelio Rodriguez3B18.228Purchased by Angels from Jalisco (Mexican).