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Monday August 29,1966This 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 1966-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles3BoxDenny McLainDave McNally(none)
Boston Red Sox4California Angels3BoxJose SantiagoGeorge BrunetDon McMahon
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnGary Bell(none)
New York Yankees7Kansas City Athletics2BoxDooley WomackLew KrausseSteve Hamilton
Washington Senators II1Minnesota Twins6BoxJim PerryFrank Kreutzer(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves2BoxRobin RobertsClay Carroll(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoe NuxhallLarry Jaster(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets5BoxBob ShawClaude Osteen(none)
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim BunningRay Sadecki(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMike CuellarBob Veale(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1308248.631--62947115842-2540-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium301515.500
225Detroit Tigers1297059.54311.55805681237-2733-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331815.545
337Minnesota Twins1337063.52613.55184754334-3536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium291910.655
448Cleveland Indians1326864.51515.0488484433-3635-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium301317.433
559Chicago White Sox1346965.51515.04754116432-3637-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park281414.500
6613California Angels1316665.50416.5483525-4232-3334-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium311417.452
7715New York Yankees1336172.45922.55265111528-3332-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I26917.346
8816Washington Senators II1356174.45223.5492566-7424-4137-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium241014.417
9917Boston Red Sox1365977.43426.0576651-7524-4035-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park261313.500
101019Kansas City Athletics1335776.42926.5475580-10525-4632-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium271710.630
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1317655.580--5505222834-2942-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park301713.567
223Los Angeles Dodgers1297455.5741.04794007932-3242-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium332112.636
334Pittsburgh Pirates1206852.5672.55584718732-2936-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field422418.571
446Philadelphia Phillies1337063.5267.05805225832-3538-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium291712.586
5510St. Louis Cardinals1316764.5119.0469467235-3332-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II311615.516
6611Atlanta Braves1186058.5089.55615035829-3130-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium442519.568
7712Cincinnati Reds1316665.50410.05745532126-4140-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field291019.345
8814Houston Astros1326171.46215.5509565-5621-3940-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome301119.367
9918New York Mets1325775.43219.5506619-11330-3827-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium29920.310
101020Chicago Cubs1254283.33631.0507671-16419-4423-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field371720.459