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Games on 1966-08-16

Top1966 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles6Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP917,1312:35Moe DrabowskyBucky BrandonJohn Miller (3-7)Bucky Brandon (4-6)-Hank BauerBilly HermanFenway Park
ALKansas City Athletics4Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP912,7122:44Blue Moon OdomTommy JohnBlue Moon Odom (2-2)Tommy John (11-7)Jack Aker (26)Alvin DarkEddie StankyComiskey Park
ALWashington Senators II6Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP1314,2654:00Jim HannanGary BellDick Lines (4-2)Luis Tiant (6-7)-Gil HodgesBirdie TebbettsCleveland Stadium
ALNew York Yankees3Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP917,3952:32Al DowningJohnny PodresBill Monbouquette (7-8)Hal Reniff (2-6)-Ralph HoukFrank SkaffTiger Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels1Minnesota Twins8Boxscore - PBP915,3592:35Dean ChanceJim PerryJim Perry (7-5)Dean Chance (8-15)-Bill RigneySam MeleMetropolitan Stad
NLAtlanta Braves4Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP918,5202:40Dick KelleyMike CuellarDick Kelley (3-2)Mike Cuellar (7-6)Ted Abernathy (8)Billy HitchcockGrady HattonAstrodome
NLCincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP930,2942:16Joe NuxhallDon SuttonDon Sutton (10-11)Joe Nuxhall (4-3)-Dave BristolWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP723,9531:56Tommie SiskTug McGrawTommie Sisk (6-2)Tug McGraw (1-5)-Harry WalkerWes WestrumShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP911,3212:56Robin RobertsLarry JacksonLarry Jackson (12-11)Fergie Jenkins (2-6)-Leo DurocherGene MauchShibe Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP924,1782:08Al JacksonGaylord PerryGaylord Perry (19-2)Al Jackson (12-10)-Red SchoendienstHerman Franks3Com Park at Cand
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP924,1782:08Al JacksonGaylord PerryGaylord Perry (19-2)Al Jackson (12-10)-Red SchoendienstHerman FranksCandlestick Park
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1966-08-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1197841.655--58641617040-2338-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium411922.463
226Detroit Tigers1186454.54213.5526518836-2428-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442420.545
337Cleveland Indians1206357.52515.5457454331-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium421824.429
449Minnesota Twins1206258.51716.54594352429-3033-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422715.643
5511Chicago White Sox1206159.50817.54363686829-3232-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park422220.524
6612California Angels1196059.50418.0443481-3828-2932-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium432023.465
7714New York Yankees1215467.44625.0468476-827-3226-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I381622.421
8815Kansas City Athletics1195366.44525.0426513-8721-3732-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium412120.512
9916Washington Senators II1245470.43526.5455525-7024-3930-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium351718.486
101019Boston Red Sox1245371.42727.5534604-7021-3932-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park381919.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1066244.585--5004148628-2434-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field563026.536
223San Francisco Giants1207050.5831.05034762734-2836-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park412318.561
334Los Angeles Dodgers1176750.5730.54413647730-3037-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium452817.622
445Philadelphia Phillies1196554.5463.55224517130-2935-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium432221.512
558St. Louis Cardinals1186157.5177.0436430631-2830-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II442222.500
6610Atlanta Braves1075552.5147.55124575527-2627-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockJohn McHaleAtlanta Stadium553025.545
7713Cincinnati Reds1185959.5009.05154952024-3535-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field421725.405
8817Houston Astros1205268.43317.0458531-7320-3932-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome422022.476
9918New York Mets1185167.43217.0443553-11027-3024-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium431528.349
101020Chicago Cubs1133677.31929.5462621-15917-4119-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492326.469


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gerry ArrigoP25.065Purchased by Reds from Mets. 
Mike RoarkeC35.281Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.