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Games on 1966-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II4Baltimore Orioles2BoxBob HumphreysEddie WattRon Kline
Chicago White Sox3California Angels1BoxGary PetersClyde Wright(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve HarganFred TalbotLuis Tiant
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians0BoxSteve HamiltonJohn O'Donoghue(none)
Boston Red Sox0Detroit Tigers2BoxEarl WilsonDennis Bennett(none)
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Athletics4BoxGil BlancoJim MerrittJack Aker
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs4BoxArnold EarleyFrank Linzy(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers12Houston Astros1BoxSandy KoufaxBob BruceBob Miller
St. Louis Cardinals7New York Mets1BoxSteve CarltonBob Shaw(none)
Atlanta Braves9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDick KelleyJoe VerbanicTed Abernathy
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMilt PappasPete MikkelsenBilly McCool

Standings as of 1966-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1087038.648--54038415634-2036-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium522725.519
225Detroit Tigers1065848.54711.0451454-333-2025-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium563026.536
337Cleveland Indians1075750.53312.54123991328-2629-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium552431.436
448California Angels1085751.52813.0414438-2426-2531-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium542331.426
5511Minnesota Twins1085553.50915.04214041725-2730-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium543420.630
6613Chicago White Sox1095356.48617.53853295624-3229-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park533023.566
7714New York Yankees1095059.45920.5419421-226-2823-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I502030.400
8817Kansas City Athletics1074859.44921.5385467-8218-3530-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium532627.491
9918Washington Senators II1135063.44222.5421480-5923-3627-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium462125.457
101019Boston Red Sox1114566.40526.5466538-7219-3826-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park512724.529
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1106446.582--4634382532-2532-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park512922.569
223Los Angeles Dodgers1066145.5751.03853226328-2733-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium563422.607
334Pittsburgh Pirates975542.5672.54443687625-2330-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field653728.569
446Philadelphia Phillies1095950.5414.54804136727-2632-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium532825.528
559St. Louis Cardinals1075552.5147.5392386629-2626-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II552827.509
6610Cincinnati Reds1085553.5098.04584401823-3232-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field522131.404
7712Atlanta Braves974849.4959.54684244424-2523-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleAtlanta Stadium653728.569
8815Houston Astros1094960.45014.5415472-5717-3532-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome532330.434
9916New York Mets1074859.44914.5400497-9725-2523-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium541836.333
101020Chicago Cubs1023270.31428.0403548-14515-3717-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field602733.450