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Games on 1966-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7Baltimore Orioles10BoxGene BrabenderDenny McLainMoe Drabowsky
California Angels1Boston Red Sox6BoxBucky BrandonGeorge Brunet(none)
California Angels1Boston Red Sox0BoxMinnie RojasJohn WyattJack Sanford
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians3BoxJoe HorlenSteve HarganHoyt Wilhelm
Kansas City Athletics0New York Yankees4BoxMel StottlemyreCatfish Hunter(none)
Minnesota Twins3Washington Senators II1BoxDave BoswellMike McCormick(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs4BoxSammy EllisDon LeeMel Queen
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs1BoxJim O'TooleKen Holtzman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies13Houston Astros9BoxRay HerbertDon ArlichDarold Knowles
Pittsburgh Pirates8Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon CardwellJim BrewerAl McBean
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants2BoxJack FisherBill Henry(none)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxRay WashburnKen Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1966-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles956332.663--49133415731-1732-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium653431.523
225Detroit Tigers905040.55610.5399407-828-1322-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium723834.528
337Cleveland Indians914942.53812.03533332025-2324-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium713239.451
448California Angels935043.53812.0361363-224-2026-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium693039.435
5512Minnesota Twins944648.48916.5361364-321-2425-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium684325.632
6613Chicago White Sox944450.46818.53353003520-2824-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park683929.574
7714New York Yankees924349.46718.5349352-323-2119-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I672740.403
8816Kansas City Athletics914150.45120.0319398-7916-3025-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium693336.478
101019Washington Senators II964056.41723.5339413-7420-3420-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium633132.492
9918Boston Red Sox964056.41723.5407450-4317-3123-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park663234.485
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants945638.596--3933553828-2028-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park673730.552
223Pittsburgh Pirates814833.5931.53823008222-1926-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field814437.543
334Los Angeles Dodgers905139.5673.03222784425-2226-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium724428.611
446Philadelphia Phillies935142.5484.54103545623-1928-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium693633.522
559Atlanta Braves824240.5128.03903513921-2020-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium804337.538
6610Houston Astros934647.4959.5354379-2516-2830-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome692643.377
7711St. Louis Cardinals914546.4959.5313322-922-2523-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II713833.535
8815Cincinnati Reds924250.45713.0372384-1218-3124-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field683434.500
9917New York Mets914051.44014.5339423-8420-2220-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium702644.371
101020Chicago Cubs872661.29926.5340469-12914-3212-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field753342.440


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gene Freese3B32.193Traded by White Sox to Astros for Jim Mahoney and Cash. 
Jim MahoneySS32.055Traded by Astros with Cash to White Sox for Gene Freese.