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Games on 1966-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2California Angels5BoxDean ChanceAl Downing(none)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox7BoxHoyt WilhelmOrlando Pena(none)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox3BoxGary PetersJohnny Podres(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn MillerLuis TiantStu Miller
Washington Senators II3Kansas City Athletics0BoxMike McCormickGil Blanco(none)
Washington Senators II0Kansas City Athletics4BoxPaul LindbladBarry MooreJim Nash
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins11BoxJim KaatLee Stange(none)
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds7BoxTed DavidsonCurt SimmonsDon Nottebart
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets1BoxJuan MarichalJack Fisher(none)
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxChris ShortBob Bruce(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxSteve BlassDon DrysdaleBilly O'Dell
Atlanta Braves8St. Louis Cardinals5BoxClay CarrollRon Piche(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1328349.629--63847716143-2540-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium281414.500
225Detroit Tigers1327161.53812.05925821038-2933-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301713.567
336Minnesota Twins1357263.53312.55324785434-3538-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271710.630
448Chicago White Sox1377166.51814.54874246332-3639-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park251213.480
559Cleveland Indians1346965.51515.0495491434-3635-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium281216.429
6613California Angels1336766.50416.5494534-4032-3335-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium291316.448
7715New York Yankees1356174.45223.5529520928-3532-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I24915.375
8816Washington Senators II1386276.44924.0496573-7725-4337-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium21912.429
9917Boston Red Sox1386078.43526.0585668-8325-4135-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park241212.500
101018Kansas City Athletics1365977.43426.0483584-10125-4634-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium24159.625
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1337855.586--5595243536-2942-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park281513.536
223Pittsburgh Pirates1227052.5742.55704769432-2938-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field402218.550
334Los Angeles Dodgers1317457.5653.04864147232-3442-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium312110.677
447Philadelphia Phillies1357164.5268.05915345732-3539-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium271611.593
5510Cincinnati Reds1336865.51110.05875622526-4142-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field27819.296
6611Atlanta Braves1206159.50810.55725135930-3130-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium422418.571
7712St. Louis Cardinals1336766.50411.0478481-335-3432-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II291613.552
8814Houston Astros1346173.45517.5516583-6721-4140-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome281117.393
9919New York Mets1345876.43320.5517625-10830-3828-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium27819.296
101020Chicago Cubs1274384.33932.0517681-16420-4523-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351619.457