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Sunday August 21,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox6BoxJohn WyattPete Cimino(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians2BoxJack LamabeSteve HarganHoyt Wilhelm
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers9BoxEarl WilsonWally Bunker(none)
Kansas City Athletics3New York Yankees7BoxAl DowningBlue Moon OdomSteve Hamilton
California Angels4Washington Senators II7BoxPhil OrtegaRamon LopezRon Kline
Pittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs1BoxBob VealeRobin Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros11BoxDave GiustiJoe Nuxhall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxSandy KoufaxRay Washburn(none)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBill HeplerRick WiseJack Hamilton
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTug McGrawJim Bunning(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants9BoxBob PriddyClay CarrollFrank Linzy

Standings as of 1966-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1238043.650--61044216842-2538-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium371720.459
225Detroit Tigers1226755.54912.55525361636-2431-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium402119.525
338Minnesota Twins1256659.52815.04804493131-3135-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372314.622
447Cleveland Indians1256659.52815.0470466431-3135-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium371522.405
559Chicago White Sox1266561.51616.54543797531-3434-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park361818.500
6612California Angels1246163.49219.5460508-4829-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium381919.500
7714New York Yankees1265769.45224.5492494-227-3329-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I331320.394
8817Washington Senators II1285672.43826.5474542-6824-4032-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium311516.484
9918Kansas City Athletics1255471.43227.0443544-10122-4232-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium352015.571
101019Boston Red Sox1285474.42228.5547622-7521-3933-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park341816.529
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1247351.589--5274923534-2839-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park372017.541
223Pittsburgh Pirates1116447.5772.55264388830-2734-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field512823.549
334Los Angeles Dodgers1226953.5663.04513787330-3039-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium402614.650
446Philadelphia Phillies1246757.5406.05414756630-2937-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium382018.526
5510Atlanta Braves1115754.5149.55314785329-2827-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium512823.549
6611St. Louis Cardinals1236360.5129.5448443533-3130-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II392019.513
7713Cincinnati Reds1236063.48812.5529521825-3935-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field371621.432
8815Houston Astros1255669.44817.5484546-6220-3936-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome371621.432
9916New York Mets1245569.44418.0479581-10229-3226-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium371126.297
101020Chicago Cubs1173879.32531.5474638-16418-4120-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field452124.467