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Friday August 26,1966This date in baseball
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Games on 1966-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMoe DrabowskyDan Osinski(none)
Kansas City Athletics4California Angels5BoxJack SanfordJack Aker(none)
Minnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox4BoxJim MerrittJohn Buzhardt(none)
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees6BoxHal ReniffHank Aguirre(none)
Cleveland Indians0Washington Senators II1BoxMike McCormickSteve Hargan(none)
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves6BoxKen JohnsonTug McGraw(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim O'TooleRick WiseBilly McCool
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros7BoxTurk FarrellBob Hendley(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants0BoxSandy KoufaxBobby Bolin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals4BoxWoodie FrymanAl JacksonPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1966-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1278245.646--62245916342-2540-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium331518.455
225Detroit Tigers1266957.54812.55725462636-2533-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361917.528
338Minnesota Twins1296861.52715.05024633933-3335-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium332112.636
447Cleveland Indians1296861.52715.0485476933-3335-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium331320.394
5510California Angels1286563.50817.5473514-4132-3333-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium341519.441
6611Chicago White Sox1306664.50817.54624016132-3634-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park321715.531
7715Washington Senators II1325973.44725.5485557-7224-4035-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium271215.444
8816New York Yankees1305872.44625.5500507-727-3330-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I291217.414
9918Kansas City Athletics1305674.43127.5466566-10024-4532-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium301812.600
101019Boston Red Sox1335677.42129.0566644-7821-4035-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park291613.552
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1287553.586--5435103334-2841-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park331815.545
223Los Angeles Dodgers1267353.5791.04693898031-3042-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium362214.611
334Pittsburgh Pirates1166749.5782.05504609031-2736-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field462521.543
446Philadelphia Phillies1296960.5356.55594946532-3237-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium331815.545
559St. Louis Cardinals1276562.5129.5460457335-3230-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II351817.514
6612Atlanta Braves1155857.50410.55484955329-3128-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium472720.574
7713Cincinnati Reds1276265.48812.5545537826-4136-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field331419.424
8814Houston Astros1295871.45017.5498558-6020-3938-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome331419.424
9917New York Mets1295673.43419.5497605-10830-3626-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium321022.313
101020Chicago Cubs1224181.33631.0496660-16418-4223-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field401822.450