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Saturday August 20,1966This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1966-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox2BoxAl WorthingtonRollie Sheldon(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians1BoxTommy JohnGary Bell(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers3BoxDave McNallyDenny McLain(none)
Kansas City Athletics5New York Yankees8BoxMel StottlemyreGil BlancoDooley Womack
California Angels5Washington Senators II4BoxLew BurdetteCasey CoxJack Sanford
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs2BoxTommie SiskBill HandsPete Mikkelsen
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros5BoxMike CuellarJim O'Toole(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRon PicheRon Perranoski(none)
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRay CulpDick Selma(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants6BoxGaylord PerryTony Cloninger(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1228042.656--60643317342-2438-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium381721.447
226Detroit Tigers1216655.54513.55435321136-2430-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium412219.537
337Minnesota Twins1246658.53215.04764433331-3035-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium382315.605
448Cleveland Indians1246658.53215.0468463531-3135-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium381523.395
5511Chicago White Sox1256461.51217.54513777430-3434-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park371918.514
6612California Angels1236162.49619.5456501-4529-3232-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium391920.487
7714New York Yankees1255669.44825.5485491-627-3328-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I341420.412
8816Kansas City Athletics1245470.43527.0440537-9722-4132-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium362016.556
9918Washington Senators II1275572.43327.5467538-7124-4031-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium321616.500
101019Boston Red Sox1275374.41729.5541618-7721-3932-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park351916.543
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1237251.585--5184883034-2838-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park382117.553
223Pittsburgh Pirates1106347.5732.55184378129-2734-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field522923.558
334Los Angeles Dodgers1216853.5623.04473777030-3038-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium412714.659
445Philadelphia Phillies1226755.5494.55354647130-2937-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium402020.500
559Atlanta Braves1105753.5188.55274695829-2727-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium522824.538
6610St. Louis Cardinals1226359.5168.5447439833-3030-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II402020.500
7713Cincinnati Reds1226062.49211.55295101925-3835-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field381622.421
8815Houston Astros1245569.44417.5473546-7320-3935-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome381721.447
9917New York Mets1225369.43418.5468575-10727-3226-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium391326.333
101020Chicago Cubs1163878.32830.5473630-15718-4120-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field462125.457