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Games on 1966-09-04

Top1966 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators II5California Angels3Boxscore - PBP912,1162:51Jim HannanDean ChanceRon Kline (6-4)Clyde Wright (4-6)Bob Humphreys (3)Gil HodgesBill RigneyAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP917,7252:53Eddie WattGary PetersMoe Drabowsky (5-0)Bob Locker (9-8)Eddie Fisher (17)Hank BauerEddie StankyComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP126,8453:14Hank AguirreSam McDowellOrlando Pena (3-2)Sam McDowell (8-7)-Frank SkaffGeorge StricklandCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Kansas City Athletics0Boxscore - PBP902:31Bucky BrandonBlue Moon OdomBucky Brandon (6-7)Blue Moon Odom (3-4)-Billy HermanAlvin DarkMunicipal Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox2Kansas City Athletics7Boxscore - PBP913,7382:42Jose SantiagoGil BlancoGil Blanco (2-4)Jose Santiago (12-12)Jack Aker (29)Billy HermanAlvin DarkMunicipal Stadium
ALNew York Yankees2Minnesota Twins9Boxscore - PBP929,2442:30Pedro RamosJim KaatJim Kaat (22-9)Pedro Ramos (3-9)-Ralph HoukSam MeleMetropolitan Stad
NLHouston Astros0Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP911,7992:06Bob BruceDon SchwallDon Schwall (5-4)Bob Bruce (2-12)Jay Ritchie (2)Grady HattonBilly HitchcockAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers8Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP918,6703:11Don DrysdaleSammy EllisRon Perranoski (5-7)Sammy Ellis (11-16)Phil Regan (16)Walter AlstonDave BristolCrosley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP917,7702:40Chris ShortTug McGrawChris Short (17-8)Tug McGraw (2-7)-Gene MauchWes WestrumShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP912,8992:40Bill HandsWoodie FrymanAl McBean (4-3)Len Church (0-1)Roy Face (15)Leo DurocherHarry WalkerForbes Field
NLSan Francisco Giants9St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP933,8242:35Juan MarichalAl JacksonJuan Marichal (21-5)Al Jackson (12-13)-Herman FranksRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1966-09-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1368551.625--65949616345-2740-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium241212.500
225Detroit Tigers1377661.5559.56225982443-2933-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium251213.480
336Minnesota Twins1397564.54011.55594936634-3541-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium23149.609
4410Chicago White Sox1417269.51115.55074515632-3640-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park211110.524
6612California Angels1376968.50416.5512555-4332-3337-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium251114.440
5511Cleveland Indians1397069.50416.5510515-534-3636-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium231112.478
7714New York Yankees1406377.45024.0549549030-3832-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan ToppingYankee Stadium I19712.368
8815Washington Senators II1416378.44724.5512589-7726-4537-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium18810.444
9916Boston Red Sox1426280.43726.0598680-8227-4335-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park201010.500
101017Kansas City Athletics1406179.43626.0495597-10225-4636-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LopatMunicipal Stadium20137.650
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1966 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1267353.579--59748910832-2941-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field361917.528
223Los Angeles Dodgers1357857.5780.55114278436-3442-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium271710.630
334San Francisco Giants1377958.5770.55765373937-3242-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park241410.583
447Philadelphia Phillies1397564.5404.56135397435-3540-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium231211.522
558Atlanta Braves1266660.5247.06045327230-3235-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy HitchcockPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium361917.528
669St. Louis Cardinals1377067.5118.5496501-535-3435-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineSportsman's Park,Busch Stadium II251312.520
7713Cincinnati Reds1376869.49610.5600594626-4142-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill DeWittCrosley Field23815.348
8818Houston Astros1406179.43619.0529614-8521-4740-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome221111.500
9919New York Mets1385979.42820.0523645-12230-3829-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D George WeissShea Stadium23716.304
101020Chicago Cubs1314487.33631.5537708-17121-4823-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311516.484