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Baseball on Wednesday, August 17, 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
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox4BoxJim Palmer (14-6)Jose Santiago (11-10)BOS  D Demeter (14)Dalton Jones (13.0)
KC1 UNBRIDGED2Chicago White Sox4Box G1Bob Locker (9-7)Paul Lindblad (4-6)CHA  B Skowron (6)Ken Berry (42.6)
KC1 UNBRIDGED1Chicago White Sox5Box G2Jack Lamabe (6-6)Vern Handrahan (0-1)CHA  T Agee (16), J Romano (14)Johnny Romano (26.6)
Washington Senators3Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve Hargan (10-6)Pete Richert (12-11)CLE  R Colavito (26), L Wagner (20)  WS2  P Richert (1)Leon Wagner (60.8)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxEarl Wilson (14-9)Jim Bouton (1-6)DET  A Kaline (22)  NYA  T Tresh (19)Al Kaline (21.7)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins5BoxDwight Siebler (2-2)Fred Newman (2-6)CAL  J Johnstone (1)Don Mincher (63.8)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros1BoxPat Jarvis (1-1)Dave Giusti (12-10)NoneJoe Torre (17.5)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxSammy Ellis (10-14)Sandy Koufax (19-7)NoneLeo Cardenas (24.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets8BoxBill Hepler (2-2)Al McBean (3-3)NYN  C Jones (6), H Taylor (3)  PIT  D Clendenon (19), B Mazeroski (9), W Stargell (26)Ron Hunt (31.5)
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCurt Simmons (4-3)Bob Buhl (5-7)CHN  E Banks (9), R Hundley (17)  PHI  D Allen (29)Ernie Banks (52.5)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants4BoxFrank Linzy (5-9)Nelson Briles (4-12)SFN  W Mays (30)  SLN  L Brock (13)Willie McCovey (43.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7941.658--59442041-2338-18W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers6554.54613.553052036-2429-30W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians6457.52915.546245731-3133-26W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6358.52116.546443829-3034-28W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6359.51617.044537129-3234-27W2Game Log
California Angels6060.50019.044648628-3032-30L3Game Log
New York Yankees5468.44326.047048027-3326-36L3Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5368.43826.542952221-3932-29L2Game Log
Washington Senators II5471.43227.545853024-4030-31L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5372.42428.553861221-3932-33L3Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants7150.5878.550747934-2837-22W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6245.57910.550742228-2534-20L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6751.56811.044236930-3037-21L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6555.54214.052545630-2935-26L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5652.51917.051845828-2627-27W4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6158.51317.543943431-2930-29L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6059.50418.552049625-3535-24W1Game Log
New York Mets5267.43726.545156027-3025-37W1Game Log
Houston Astros5269.43027.545953720-3932-30L5Game Log
Chicago Cubs3777.32539.046762418-4119-36W1Game Log

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