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Tuesday August 23,1966This 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 1966-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles1BoxSam McDowellJim Palmer(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers1BoxGary PetersLarry Sherry(none)
California Angels1New York Yankees0BoxDean ChanceFritz Peterson(none)
Minnesota Twins7Washington Senators II0BoxJim KaatPete Richert(none)
Minnesota Twins3Washington Senators II4BoxBob HumphreysAl WorthingtonRon Kline
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs1BoxDennis RibantDick Ellsworth(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros0BoxBob GibsonLarry Dierker(none)
Atlanta Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPhil ReganClay Carroll(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxChris ShortBilly O'Dell(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalMilt Pappas(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1248044.645--61144416742-2538-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium361719.472
225Detroit Tigers1236756.54512.55535381536-2431-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium392118.538
337Cleveland Indians1266759.53214.0472467532-3135-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium361422.389
448Minnesota Twins1276760.52814.54904533732-3235-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium352213.629
5510Chicago White Sox1276661.52015.54563807632-3434-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park351718.486
6612California Angels1256263.49618.5461508-4730-3332-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium371819.486
7714New York Yankees1275770.44924.5492495-327-3329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I321319.406
8817Washington Senators II1305773.43826.0478552-7424-4033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium291415.483
9918Kansas City Athletics1255471.43226.5443544-10122-4232-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium352015.571
101019Boston Red Sox1285474.42228.0547622-7521-3933-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park341816.529
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1267551.595--5394974234-2841-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park351817.514
223Pittsburgh Pirates1136548.5753.55364488830-2735-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field492722.551
334Los Angeles Dodgers1247153.5733.04633887530-3041-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium382414.632
446Philadelphia Phillies1266858.5407.05514856631-3037-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium361917.528
559St. Louis Cardinals1256560.5209.54544431135-3130-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II371819.486
6611Atlanta Braves1135756.50411.55414905129-3027-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium492821.571
7713Cincinnati Reds1256065.48014.5534533125-4135-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field351619.457
8815New York Mets1265670.44419.0487590-10330-3326-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium351025.286
9916Houston Astros1275671.44119.5484552-6820-3936-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome351619.457
101020Chicago Cubs1193980.32832.5483646-16318-4121-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field432023.465