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Thursday May 12,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Baltimore Orioles3BoxJack LamabeEddie WattEddie Fisher
Washington Senators II4California Angels2BoxPhil OrtegaMarcelino LopezRon Kline
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins4BoxCamilo PascualFritz PetersonJim Merritt
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim BunningDon DrysdaleDarold Knowles
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJuan MarichalBob Veale(none)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDon DennisPhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1966-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians20155.750--6649176-39-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1426676.465
223Baltimore Orioles22166.727--10765427-29-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1388157.587
334Detroit Tigers23149.6092.5847689-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1397465.532
446Chicago White Sox22139.5913.06454109-44-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1407070.500
557California Angels251411.5603.511398155-49-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1376671.482
6611Minnesota Twins201010.5005.06368-54-56-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1427963.556
7716Washington Senators II23914.3917.58199-185-84-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1366274.456
8817Kansas City Athletics23815.3488.55394-411-137-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1376671.482
101019Boston Red Sox24717.29210.0108123-154-103-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1386573.471
9918New York Yankees24717.29210.06881-134-63-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1356372.467
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants28217.750--139865310-211-5W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1337261.541
225Houston Astros271611.5934.59986135-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1355679.415
338Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5366.010187146-99-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1348054.597
559Philadelphia Phillies231211.5226.5918657-45-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1397564.540
4410Pittsburgh Pirates231211.5226.58499-155-57-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1398059.576
6612Atlanta Braves291415.4837.511611247-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1337162.534
7713New York Mets20911.4508.08083-34-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1415784.404
8814St. Louis Cardinals241014.4179.088101-136-74-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1387365.529
9915Cincinnati Reds251015.4009.59397-46-114-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1356669.489
101020Chicago Cubs23617.26112.562116-543-103-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1395386.381


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Syd O'Brien3B-SS21.145Purchased by Red Sox from Athletics.