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Sunday August 28,1966This 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 1966-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles2BoxBucky BrandonEddie FisherJohn Wyatt
Kansas City Athletics2California Angels1BoxJim NashFred Newman(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox4BoxJoe HorlenPete Cimino(none)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox7BoxHoyt WilhelmAl Worthington(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees8BoxFritz PetersonMickey Lolich(none)
Cleveland Indians2Washington Senators II3BoxRon KlineLuis Tiant(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves8BoxClay CarrollDennis RibantPhil Niekro
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim MaloneyLarry JacksonDon Nottebart
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerBill HandsTurk Farrell
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants2BoxDon SuttonGaylord Perry(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRay WashburnVern LawNelson Briles
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBilly O'DellSteve CarltonPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1966-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1298247.636--62646516142-2540-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium311516.484
225Detroit Tigers1286959.53912.5574565936-2733-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341915.559
337Minnesota Twins1326963.52314.55124743834-3535-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium302010.667
448Cleveland Indians1316863.51915.0488482633-3535-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium311318.419
5511Chicago White Sox1336865.51116.04734116232-3636-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park291514.517
6612California Angels1306664.50816.5480521-4132-3334-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium321418.438
7715Washington Senators II1346173.45523.5491560-6924-4037-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium251015.400
8816New York Yankees1326072.45523.55195091027-3332-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I271017.370
9917Kansas City Athletics1325775.43226.5473573-10025-4632-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium281711.607
101018Boston Red Sox1355877.43027.0572648-7623-4035-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park271413.519
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1307654.585--5495173234-2842-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park311714.548
223Los Angeles Dodgers1287454.5781.04763958132-3142-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium342113.618
334Pittsburgh Pirates1196851.5712.55584698932-2936-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field432419.558
446Philadelphia Phillies1326963.5238.05755215432-3537-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium301812.600
559St. Louis Cardinals1306763.5159.0469465435-3232-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II321616.500
6610Atlanta Braves1176057.5139.55594996029-3130-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium452520.556
7713Cincinnati Reds1306565.50011.05725531926-4139-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field301119.367
8814Houston Astros1316071.45816.5507565-5820-3940-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311219.387
9919New York Mets1315675.42720.5501616-11530-3826-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium301020.333
101020Chicago Cubs1244183.33132.0503669-16618-4423-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field381820.474