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Games on 1966-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox2BoxEddie FisherJohn WyattDick Hall
Kansas City Athletics3Chicago White Sox4BoxBob LockerJoe Grzenda(none)
Washington Senators II3Cleveland Indians4BoxSonny SiebertMike McCormickLuis Tiant
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers6BoxMickey LolichMel StottlemyreLarry Sherry
California Angels3Minnesota Twins5BoxJim KaatGeorge Brunet(none)
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros2BoxTony CloningerChris Zachary(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxClaude OsteenJim O'ToolePhil Regan
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies11BoxChris ShortBill HandsTerry Fox

Standings as of 1966-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1187741.653--58041216839-2338-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium422022.476
226Detroit Tigers1176354.53813.5520515536-2427-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452520.556
337Cleveland Indians1196356.52914.5452448431-3132-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium431825.419
4410Minnesota Twins1196158.51316.54514341729-3032-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432815.651
559Chicago White Sox1196158.51316.54343647029-3232-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park432221.512
6612California Angels1186058.50817.0442473-3128-2832-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium442024.455
7714New York Yankees1205466.45024.0465470-527-3126-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I391623.410
8815Kansas City Athletics1185266.44125.0422511-8920-3732-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium422220.524
101019Washington Senators II1235370.43126.5449520-7123-3930-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium361818.500
9918Boston Red Sox1235370.43126.5530598-6821-3932-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park391920.487
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1056144.581--4974148327-2434-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field573126.544
223San Francisco Giants1196950.5801.05004752534-2835-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park422418.571
334Los Angeles Dodgers1166650.5690.54393647530-3036-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium462917.630
445Philadelphia Phillies1186454.5423.55174486930-2934-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium442321.523
558St. Louis Cardinals1176156.5216.0435427831-2730-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II452223.489
6611Atlanta Braves1065452.5097.55084555326-2627-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockJohn McHaleAtlanta Stadium563125.554
7713Cincinnati Reds1175958.5048.05154932224-3435-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field431726.395
8816Houston Astros1195267.43716.0456527-7120-3932-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome432023.465
9917New York Mets1175166.43616.0443550-10727-3024-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium441529.341
101020Chicago Cubs1123676.32128.5459616-15717-4019-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502327.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John EllisC-10.356Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Hank FischerP26.217Traded by Reds to Red Sox for Rollie Sheldon, Dick Stigman and Cash. 
Bill ShortP28.261Purchased by Red Sox from Orioles.