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Baseball on Friday, August 12, 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
Detroit Tigers9Boston Red Sox13BoxBucky Brandon (4-5)Bill Monbouquette (6-8)BOS  B Tillman (1)George Scott (26.1)
California Angels0Chicago White Sox1BoxTommy John (11-6)Dean Chance (8-14)NoneDon Buford (11.9)
KC1 UNBRIDGED2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim Perry (6-5)Paul Lindblad (4-5)KC1  D Green (7)  MIN  H Killebrew (25)Harmon Killebrew (18.9)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees2BoxGary Bell (13-8)Al Downing (7-8)CLE  L Wagner (18)Chuck Hinton (18.5)
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators1Box G1Moe Drabowsky (3-0)Pete Richert (12-10)BAL  F Robinson (34)Frank Robinson (23.3)
Baltimore Orioles1Washington Senators4Box G2Barry Moore (3-1)John Miller (2-7)WS2  K Harrelson (11), J King (6), F Valentine (12)Ken Harrelson (23.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates14Cincinnati Reds11BoxTommie Sisk (5-2)Billy McCool (7-7)CIN  D Johnson (15), P Rose (12), A Shamsky 3 (15)  PIT  B Bailey 2 (9), R Clemente (20), J Gonder (5), J Lynch (1), W Stargell (25)Art Shamsky (162.9)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxKen Holtzman (6-12)Don Sutton (9-10)NoneRon Santo (32.7)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants1BoxGaylord Perry (18-2)Mike Cuellar (7-5)SFN  W Mays (27)Mike Cuellar (4.5)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJack Fisher (9-11)Ray Washburn (9-6)NYN  E Kranepool (12)Larry Elliot (17.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7441.643--56540837-2337-18L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6152.54012.049349635-2226-30L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6154.53013.043943130-2931-25W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6056.51714.544342229-3031-26W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5956.51315.042335029-3230-24W8Game Log
California Angels5856.50915.542846126-2632-30L3Game Log
New York Yankees5264.44822.544645527-3024-35L3Game Log
Washington Senators II5367.44223.544450523-3730-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5065.43524.041050418-3632-29L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox5168.42925.051457321-3930-29W3Game Log
National League
Pittsburgh Pirates6043.5838.049340126-2334-20W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants6749.5787.549046734-2833-21W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6349.5629.541534530-3033-19L4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6153.53512.549443028-2833-25L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5955.51814.541841331-2728-28L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5250.51015.549144125-2626-25W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5856.50915.549948524-3334-23L1Game Log
Houston Astros5164.44323.044651319-3732-27L1Game Log
New York Mets5064.43923.542953326-2824-36W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3573.32435.543858516-3719-36W1Game Log

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