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Games on 1966-06-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers11Boston Red Sox7BoxFred GladdingDon McMahonLarry Sherry
Kansas City Athletics5Chicago White Sox4BoxLew KrausseGary PetersKen Sanders
California Angels8Minnesota Twins1BoxClyde WrightJim Kaat(none)
California Angels6Minnesota Twins3BoxLew BurdetteJim Merritt(none)
Cleveland Indians8New York Yankees5BoxJohn O'DonoghueFritz PetersonBob Allen
Baltimore Orioles6Washington Senators II4BoxWally BunkerDick BosmanMoe Drabowsky
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves4BoxBill HeplerBilly O'DellJack Hamilton
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds7BoxBilly McCoolEd Roebuck(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds9BoxDon NottebartEd Roebuck(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenFergie JenkinsPhil Regan
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants4BoxJoe GibbonTurk FarrellFrank Linzy
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob GibsonBob Veale(none)

Standings as of 1966-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles593920.661--2992079217-922-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1015843.574
222Cleveland Indians553619.6551.02071931416-1020-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1074562.421
334Detroit Tigers573522.6143.02482381019-716-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1055352.505
449California Angels603129.5178.5242240213-1218-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1024953.480
5511Minnesota Twins572829.49110.0222227-512-1416-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1056144.581
6614Chicago White Sox572631.45612.01971663112-1314-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1055748.543
7715New York Yankees562531.44612.5198201-315-179-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I1034558.437
8816Kansas City Athletics562333.41114.5179228-498-2315-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium1045153.490
9918Washington Senators II612437.39316.0213260-4711-2513-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium984751.480
101019Boston Red Sox582137.36217.5250295-4511-2410-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1045153.490
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants613823.623--2632253818-1120-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1005545.550
225Los Angeles Dodgers593524.5932.02321884417-1418-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1036043.583
336Pittsburgh Pirates502822.5604.51921791313-1115-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1126448.571
558Philadelphia Phillies603327.5504.52612095214-1219-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1025448.529
447Houston Astros603327.5504.5216222-613-1420-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1023963.382
6610St. Louis Cardinals572829.4918.0197201-415-1713-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II1055550.524
7712Atlanta Braves542529.4639.5240236414-1411-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium1086048.556
8813Cincinnati Reds572631.45610.0224226-214-1912-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field1035053.485
9917New York Mets542232.40712.5200246-468-1114-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium1074463.411
101020Chicago Cubs521438.26919.5177270-938-256-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1104565.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hank FischerP26.156Traded by Braves to Reds for Joey Jay. 
Bob FriendP35.203Purchased by Mets from Yankees. 
Joey JayP30.305Traded by Reds to Braves for Hank Fischer. 
Billy O'DellP34.126Traded by Braves to Pirates for Don Schwall. 
Don SchwallP30.105Traded by Pirates to Braves for Billy O'Dell.