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Saturday August 27,1966This 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 1966-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim LonborgFrank BertainaDon McMahon
Kansas City Athletics5California Angels6BoxJack SanfordPaul Lindblad(none)
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox0BoxJim KaatGary Peters(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees11BoxJim BoutonJohnny Podres(none)
Cleveland Indians1Washington Senators II3BoxPhil OrtegaSam McDowell(none)
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves3BoxDick KelleyDick Selma(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds14BoxTed DavidsonChris Short(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds8BoxBilly McCoolRay Herbert(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros5BoxClaude RaymondCurt Simmons(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants4BoxJuan MarichalDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob GibsonSteve Blass(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1288246.641--62446216242-2540-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium321517.469
225Detroit Tigers1276958.54312.55735571636-2633-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351916.543
336Minnesota Twins1306961.53114.05034634034-3335-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium322012.625
448Cleveland Indians1306862.52315.0486479733-3435-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium321319.406
5510California Angels1296663.51216.5479519-4032-3334-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium331419.424
6612Chicago White Sox1316665.50417.54624026032-3634-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park311714.548
7715Washington Senators II1336073.45124.5488558-7024-4036-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium261115.423
8816New York Yankees1315972.45024.5511508327-3331-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I281117.393
9918Kansas City Athletics1315675.42727.5471572-10124-4632-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium291811.621
101019Boston Red Sox1345777.42528.0569646-7722-4035-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park281513.536
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1297653.589--5475123534-2842-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321715.531
223Los Angeles Dodgers1277354.5752.04713937831-3142-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium352213.629
334Pittsburgh Pirates1176750.5733.05514658631-2836-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field452520.556
447Philadelphia Phillies1316962.5278.05735165732-3437-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium311813.581
559St. Louis Cardinals1286662.5169.5465458735-3231-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II341717.500
6611Atlanta Braves1165957.50910.55514955629-3129-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium462620.565
7713Cincinnati Reds1296465.49612.05675511626-4138-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field311219.387
8814Houston Astros1305971.45417.5503562-5920-3939-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321319.406
9917New York Mets1305674.43120.5497608-11130-3726-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium311021.323
101020Chicago Cubs1234182.33332.0500665-16518-4323-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field391821.462