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Tuesday August 16,1966This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1966-08-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6Boston Red Sox4BoxJohn MillerBucky Brandon(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Chicago White Sox2BoxBlue Moon OdomTommy JohnJack Aker
Washington Senators II6Cleveland Indians5BoxDick LinesLuis Tiant(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers6BoxBill MonbouquetteHal Reniff(none)
California Angels1Minnesota Twins8BoxJim PerryDean Chance(none)
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros2BoxDick KelleyMike CuellarTed Abernathy
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon SuttonJoe Nuxhall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets0BoxTommie SiskTug McGraw(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxLarry JacksonFergie Jenkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants3BoxGaylord PerryAl Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1966-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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

Transactions

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