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Tuesday August 30,1966This 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 1966-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxEarl WilsonEddie WattOrlando Pena
Boston Red Sox7California Angels6BoxDan OsinskiMinnie RojasJohn Wyatt
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox2BoxTom KelleyJohn Buzhardt(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Athletics4BoxBlue Moon OdomMel Stottlemyre(none)
Washington Senators II1Minnesota Twins3BoxJim MerrittJim Hannan(none)
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves3BoxKen HoltzmanJoey Jay(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds6BoxSammy EllisAl JacksonBilly McCool
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets10BoxBob FriendSandy Koufax(none)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBobby BolinRick WiseFrank Linzy
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxWoodie FrymanDave GiustiPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1966-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1318249.626--63347615742-2540-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium291514.517
225Detroit Tigers1307159.54610.55855721338-2733-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321715.531
336Minnesota Twins1347163.53012.55214764534-3537-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium281810.643
448Cleveland Indians1336964.51914.0494486834-3635-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium291217.414
559Chicago White Sox1356966.51115.04774176032-3637-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park271413.519
6613California Angels1326666.50016.5489532-4332-3334-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium301416.467
7715New York Yankees1346173.45522.55275151228-3432-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I25916.360
8816Washington Senators II1366175.44923.5493569-7624-4237-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium231013.435
9917Boston Red Sox1376077.43825.0583657-7425-4035-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park251213.480
101019Kansas City Athletics1345876.43325.5479581-10225-4633-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium261610.615
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1327755.583--5575233435-2942-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park291613.552
223Pittsburgh Pirates1216952.5702.55664739332-2937-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field412318.561
334Los Angeles Dodgers1307456.5692.04834107332-3342-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium322111.656
447Philadelphia Phillies1347064.5228.05815295232-3538-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium281711.607
6611Cincinnati Reds1326765.50810.05805572326-4141-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field28919.321
5510St. Louis Cardinals1326765.50810.0473473035-3432-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II301614.533
7712Atlanta Braves1196059.50410.55645085629-3130-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium432518.581
8814Houston Astros1336172.45916.5511573-6221-4040-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome291118.379
9918New York Mets1335875.43619.5516623-10730-3828-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium28820.286
101020Chicago Cubs1264383.34131.0512674-16220-4423-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361620.444