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MLB Games on Wednesday August 17, 1966

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL8Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP915,328Fenway ParkDay2:42Jim PalmerJose SantiagoStu MillerDemeter
Kansas City AthleticsAL2Chicago White SoxAL4Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkNight2:48Bob LockerPaul Lindblad---Skowron
Kansas City AthleticsAL1Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP915,570Comiskey ParkNight2:23Jack LamabeVern HandrahanJuan PizarroAgee, Romano
Washington Senators IIAL3Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP96,842Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:35Steve HarganPete RichertDick RadatzColavito, Richert, Wagner
New York YankeesAL2Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP918,823Tiger StadiumNight2:05Earl WilsonJim Bouton---Kaline, Tresh
California AngelsAL3Minnesota TwinsAL5Box | PBP920,631Metropolitan StadiumNight2:26Dwight SieblerFred NewmanAl WorthingtonJohnstone
Atlanta BravesNL6Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP919,777AstrodomeNight2:10Pat JarvisDave GiustiClay Carroll---
Cincinnati RedsNL5Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP943,778Dodger StadiumNight2:31Sammy EllisSandy KoufaxBilly McCool---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL7New York MetsNL8Box | PBP932,461Shea StadiumNight2:45Bill HeplerAl McBeanBob FriendClendenon, Jones, Mazeroski, Stargell, Taylor
Chicago CubsNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP109,954Connie Mack StadiumNight3:10Curt SimmonsBob Buhl---Allen, Banks, Hundley
St. Louis CardinalsNL3San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP921,956Candlestick ParkDay2:15Frank LinzyNelson Briles---Brock, Mays
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 17, 1966

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Baltimore Orioles1207941.658-59442017441-2338-18401822.450
AL -225Detroit Tigers1196554.54613.55305201036-2429-30432320.535
AL -337Cleveland Indians1216457.52915.5462457531-3133-26411724.415
AL -448Minnesota Twins1216358.52116.54644382629-3034-28412615.634
AL -5510Chicago White Sox1226359.51617.04453717429-3234-27402020.500
AL -6613California Angels1206060.50019.0446486-4028-3032-30422022.476
AL -7714New York Yankees1225468.44326.0470480-1027-3326-36371621.432
AL -8815Kansas City Athletics1215368.43826.5429522-9321-3932-29392118.538
AL -9917Washington Senators II1255471.43227.5458530-7224-4030-31341717.500
AL -101019Boston Red Sox1255372.42428.5538612-7421-3932-33371918.514
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants1217150.587-5074792834-2837-22402218.550
NL -223Pittsburgh Pirates1076245.5792.05074228528-2534-20553025.545
NL -334Los Angeles Dodgers1186751.5682.54423697330-3037-21442816.636
NL -446Philadelphia Phillies1206555.5425.55254566930-2935-26422220.524
NL -559Atlanta Braves1085652.5198.55184586028-2627-27542925.537
NL -6611St. Louis Cardinals1196158.5139.0439434531-2930-29432221.512
NL -7712Cincinnati Reds1196059.50410.05204962425-3535-24411625.390
NL -8816New York Mets1195267.43718.0451560-10927-3025-37421428.333
NL -9918Houston Astros1215269.43019.0459537-7820-3932-30412021.488
NL -101020Chicago Cubs1143777.32530.5467624-15718-4119-36482226.458
20 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season