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Games on 1966-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians10Baltimore Orioles4BoxSonny SiebertEddie WattLuis Tiant
Kansas City Athletics4Boston Red Sox2BoxJim NashBucky BrandonJack Aker
Kansas City Athletics8Boston Red Sox3BoxLew KrausseJose Santiago(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers6BoxMickey LolichTommy JohnOrlando Pena
California Angels2New York Yankees1BoxFred NewmanFred TalbotJack Sanford
Minnesota Twins5Washington Senators II6BoxBob HumphreysBill Pleis(none)
New York Mets5Chicago Cubs6BoxCal KoonceBob Friend(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros7BoxMike CuellarLarry Jaster(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxPhil ReganTony Cloninger(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxVern LawLarry Jackson(none)
Cincinnati Reds9San Francisco Giants4BoxJoe NuxhallGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1258045.640--61545416142-2538-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium351718.486
225Detroit Tigers1246856.54811.55595401936-2432-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium382018.526
336Cleveland Indians1276859.53513.04824711133-3135-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium351322.371
448Minnesota Twins1286761.52314.54954593632-3335-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342212.647
5510Chicago White Sox1286662.51615.54583867232-3534-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park341717.500
6611California Angels1266363.50017.5463509-4631-3332-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium361719.472
7714New York Yankees1285771.44524.5493497-427-3329-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I311318.419
8816Washington Senators II1315873.44325.0484557-7324-4034-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium281315.464
9918Kansas City Athletics1275671.44125.0455549-9424-4232-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium331815.545
101019Boston Red Sox1305476.41528.5552634-8221-3933-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321814.563
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1277552.591--5435063734-2841-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park341816.529
223Pittsburgh Pirates1146648.5792.55424529030-2736-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field482622.542
334Los Angeles Dodgers1257253.5762.04653897630-3042-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium372314.622
447Philadelphia Phillies1276859.5357.05554916431-3137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium351916.543
559St. Louis Cardinals1266561.5169.5456450635-3230-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II361818.500
6612Atlanta Braves1145757.50011.55424925029-3127-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium482820.583
7713Cincinnati Reds1266165.48413.5543537626-4135-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field341519.441
8815Houston Astros1285771.44518.5491554-6320-3937-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome341519.441
9917New York Mets1275671.44119.0492596-10430-3426-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium341024.294
101020Chicago Cubs1204080.33331.5489651-16218-4122-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field421923.452