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Baseball on Sunday, May 08, 1966

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles8Box G1Jim Palmer (3-1)Sonny Siebert (2-1)BAL  C Blefary (6), B Powell (4), F Robinson (6)Andy Etchebarren (20.3)
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles8Box G2Frank Bertaina (1-0)Luis Tiant (3-1)BAL  B Powell (5), F Robinson (7)Brooks Robinson (14.0)
New York Yankees5California Angels2BoxAl Downing (1-3)Dean Chance (2-2)NoneClete Boyer (20.5)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxFred Gladding (1-0)Bob Locker (2-1)DET  B Freehan (1)Gates Brown (23.0)
Washington Senators3KC1 UNBRIDGED2BoxCasey Cox (1-1)John Wyatt (0-2)WS2  P Casanova (1)Bob Saverine (28.6)
Boston Red Sox8Minnesota Twins1Box G1Earl Wilson (2-1)Jim Kaat (2-3)BOS  R Petrocelli (4)George Thomas (23.7)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins1Box G2Jose Santiago (1-1)Mudcat Grant (2-2)BOS  D Jones (1), G Scott (10)  MIN  J Hall (1)George Scott (15.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim O'Toole (1-1)Claude Osteen (4-3)NoneTommy Davis (13.2)
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros5BoxJim Owens (3-1)Phil Niekro (2-2)ATL  H Aaron (9)Bob Aspromonte (55.3)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets1Box G1Dick Ellsworth (1-3)Jack Hamilton (3-2)NYN  D Stuart (1)Glenn Beckert (31.7)
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets5Box G2Dennis Ribant (1-0)Bill Hands (1-3)CHN  B Williams (1)  NYN  J Hickman (1)Jim Hickman (21.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBob Veale (3-1)Ray Herbert (0-2)NoneDonn Clendenon (17.0)
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals5BoxLindy McDaniel (1-1)Tracy Stallard (0-1)SFN  J Hart (5), W Mays (8), W McCovey (3)  SLN  T McCarver (1), M Shannon (1), B Skinner (1)Willie McCovey (41.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles154.789--99557-28-2W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians154.789--64466-39-1L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers139.5913.581748-45-5W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox118.5794.054467-34-5L1Game Log
California Angels129.5714.093775-47-5L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins99.5005.557624-55-4L2Game Log
Washington Senators II712.3688.060793-64-6W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox714.3339.01001084-73-7W2Game Log
New York Yankees616.27310.562753-53-11W2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics515.25010.538861-134-2L1Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants187.7203.0128847-211-5W8Game Log
Houston Astros1510.6003.089754-511-5W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates128.6003.582885-57-3W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies119.5504.585747-44-5L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1311.5424.599847-66-5L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1312.5205.089814-89-4L1Game Log
New York Mets810.4446.569734-54-5W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals814.3648.576985-73-7L4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds714.3339.069833-104-4W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs616.27310.5621083-103-6L1Game Log

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