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Games on 1966-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox4BoxJim PalmerJose SantiagoStu Miller
Kansas City Athletics2Chicago White Sox4BoxBob LockerPaul Lindblad(none)
Kansas City Athletics1Chicago White Sox5BoxJack LamabeVern HandrahanJuan Pizarro
Washington Senators II3Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve HarganPete RichertDick Radatz
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxEarl WilsonJim Bouton(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins5BoxDwight SieblerFred NewmanAl Worthington
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros1BoxPat JarvisDave GiustiClay Carroll
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxSammy EllisSandy KoufaxBilly McCool
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets8BoxBill HeplerAl McBeanBob Friend
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCurt SimmonsBob Buhl(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants4BoxFrank LinzyNelson Briles(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1207941.658--59442017441-2338-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium401822.450
225Detroit Tigers1196554.54613.55305201036-2429-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium432320.535
337Cleveland Indians1216457.52915.5462457531-3133-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium411724.415
448Minnesota Twins1216358.52116.54644382629-3034-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium412615.634
5510Chicago White Sox1226359.51617.04453717429-3234-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park402020.500
6613California Angels1206060.50019.0446486-4028-3032-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium422022.476
7714New York Yankees1225468.44326.0470480-1027-3326-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I371621.432
8815Kansas City Athletics1215368.43826.5429522-9321-3932-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium392118.538
9917Washington Senators II1255471.43227.5458530-7224-4030-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium341717.500
101019Boston Red Sox1255372.42428.5538612-7421-3932-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park371918.514
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1217150.587--5074792834-2837-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park402218.550
223Pittsburgh Pirates1076245.5792.05074228528-2534-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field553025.545
334Los Angeles Dodgers1186751.5682.54423697330-3037-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium442816.636
446Philadelphia Phillies1206555.5425.55254566930-2935-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium422220.524
559Atlanta Braves1085652.5198.55184586028-2627-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockJohn McHaleAtlanta Stadium542925.537
6611St. Louis Cardinals1196158.5139.0439434531-2930-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II432221.512
7712Cincinnati Reds1196059.50410.05204962425-3535-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field411625.390
8816New York Mets1195267.43718.0451560-10927-3025-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium421428.333
9918Houston Astros1215269.43019.0459537-7820-3932-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome412021.488
101020Chicago Cubs1143777.32530.5467624-15718-4119-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482226.458