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Detroit Tigers 8 Minnesota Twins 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, July 09,1966
1966-07-08 - 1966-07-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (48-34)401 030 000 8100
Minnesota Twins (39-45)000 000 100 120
Date of Game: Sat, July 09,1966
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 20,215
Time of Game: 2:03

Feats and Milestones
Al Kaline:2 home runs
Ron Keller:1st career game
Ron Keller:1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Denny McLain (13-4)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Merritt (1-7)

Home Runs: Bill Freehan (8), Al Kaline 2 (20), Tony Oliva (17)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL5828.674--443296147L1
SFN5432.6284.036932247W4
PIT4330.5898.533427064W3
DET4834.5858.036834226W1
LAN4735.5739.029925445L1
CLE4635.5689.530929415W1
PHI4638.54811.037331162W2
CAL4539.53612.03403373W1
HOU4440.52413.0313330-17L1
ATL3738.49315.535031436W1
SLN3942.48116.5256265-9W1
MIN3945.46418.0319331-12L1
CHA3846.45219.029126130L3
NYA3746.44619.5304314-10L1
KC13746.44619.5291367-76L1
CIN3646.43920.0320335-15L11
WS23749.43021.0312377-65W1
NYN3547.42721.0305386-81L3
BOS3552.40223.5367425-58W3
CHN2255.28631.5294426-132L2
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Don Wert3b27.3454
    12000.2704583254
    Jake Wood2b29.0175
    11000.2965252163
    Norm Cash1b31.2414
    11101.262101312471
    Al Kalinerf31.2023
    22400.322179220542
    Jim Northruprf26.228000000.2421536283
    Willie Hortonlf23.2644
    11000.25825310421
    Bill Freehanc24.2224
    11300.2514528305
    Mickey Stanleycf23.3544
    00000.20065050
    Ray Oylerss27.3394
    00001.187117140
    Denny McLainp22.1023
    12011.22673040
    Totals35810813.2625664901-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Zoilo Versallesss26.2043
    01010.2518796258
    Ted Uhlaendercf25.2613
    00001.20941042
    Tony Olivarf27.3543
    11101.311408174910
    Harmon Killebrew1b30.0103
    00000.264119216450
    Jimmie Halllf28.1143
    00000.2225168190
    Rich Rollins3b28.0843
    00000.2566476230
    Earl Batteyc31.1853
    00000.28510342162
    Bill Pleisp28.338000000--182000
    Cesar Tovar2b26.0063
    00002.272771164
    Don Mincherph28.0151
    00000.2185539293
    Ron Kellerp23.036000000--1000
    Andy Koscoph24.2771
    00000.25656030
    Johnny Klippsteinp38.266000000.000643000
    Russ Nixonc31.1401
    00000.243773020
    Totals2712114.2596477002-
    Game Stats
    2B: Denny McLain (2), Don Wert (7)
    HR: Bill Freehan (8), Al Kaline (20), Tony Oliva (17)
    RBI: Norm Cash (47), Bill Freehan (30), Al Kaline (54), Tony Oliva (49)
    SB: Jake Wood (3)
    SH: Don Wert (4)
    SF: Al Kaline (3)
    GDP: Don Wert (10), Tony Oliva (10), Ted Uhlaender (2)
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Denny McLain22.102W 13-492111413.080.02197467
    Totals9.0211141--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Merritt22.213L 1-735550123.860.10183414
    Ron Keller23.036-34331119.001.67110
    Johnny Klippstein38.266-20000003.540.0018656146
    Bill Pleis28.338-11000100.001.00118210
    Totals9.01088133--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Denny McLain 0-0-0, Jim Merritt 0-0-0, Ron Keller 0-0-0, Johnny Klippstein 0-0-0, Bill Pleis 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Denny McLain 28, Jim Merritt 14, Ron Keller 14, Johnny Klippstein 6, Bill Pleis 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Denny McLain 8-13, Jim Merritt 4-4, Ron Keller 5-3, Johnny Klippstein 3-3, Bill Pleis 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Cal Drummond 1B: Hank Soar 2B: Bill Valentine 3B: Nestor Chylak


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