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Wednesday, August 17,1966

Wednesday, August 17,1966

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Baltimore Orioles 8 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Palmer Jose Santiago Stu Miller 15,328 2:42
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Kansas City Athletics 2 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bob Locker Paul Lindblad -- 0 2:48
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Kansas City Athletics 1 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jack Lamabe Vern Handrahan Juan Pizarro 15,570 2:23
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Washington Senators II 3 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Steve Hargan Pete Richert Dick Radatz 6,842 2:35
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 New York Yankees 2 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Earl Wilson Jim Bouton -- 18,823 2:05
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 California Angels 3 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dwight Siebler Fred Newman Al Worthington 20,631 2:26
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Atlanta Braves 6 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Pat Jarvis Dave Giusti Clay Carroll 19,777 2:10
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Cincinnati Reds 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Sammy Ellis Sandy Koufax Billy McCool 43,778 2:31
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 New York Mets 8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bill Hepler Al McBean Bob Friend 32,461 2:45
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 Chicago Cubs 5 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Shibe Park Curt Simmons Bob Buhl -- 9,954 3:10
1966 reg season 1966-08-17 St. Louis Cardinals 3 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Frank Linzy Nelson Briles -- 21,956 2:15
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1966 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 120 79 41 .658 0.0 594 420 174 W5 41-23 38-18 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1966 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 119 65 54 .546 13.5 530 520 10 W3 36-24 29-30 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1966 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 15.5 462 457 5 W1 31-31 33-26 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1966 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 16.5 464 438 26 W3 29-30 34-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1966 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 17.0 445 371 74 W2 29-32 34-27 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1966 AL -- California Angels franchise | log 120 60 60 .500 19.0 446 486 -40 L3 28-30 32-30 6 6 13 -- dnq
1966 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 122 54 68 .443 26.0 470 480 -10 L3 27-33 26-36 7 7 14 -- dnq
1966 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 121 53 68 .438 26.5 429 522 -93 L2 21-39 32-29 8 8 15 -- dnq
1966 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 125 54 71 .432 27.5 458 530 -72 L1 24-40 30-31 9 9 17 -- dnq
1966 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 125 53 72 .424 28.5 538 612 -74 L3 21-39 32-33 10 10 19 -- dnq
1966 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 0.0 507 479 28 W4 34-28 37-22 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1966 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 107 62 45 .579 2.0 507 422 85 L1 28-25 34-20 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1966 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 2.5 442 369 73 L1 30-30 37-21 3 3 4 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1966 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 5.5 525 456 69 L1 30-29 35-26 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1966 NL -- Atlanta Braves franchise | log 108 56 52 .519 8.5 518 458 60 W4 28-26 27-27 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1966 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 9.0 439 434 5 L2 31-29 30-29 6 6 11 -- dnq
1966 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 10.0 520 496 24 W1 25-35 35-24 7 7 12 -- dnq
1966 NL -- New York Mets franchise | log 119 52 67 .437 18.0 451 560 -109 W1 27-30 25-37 8 8 16 -- dnq
1966 NL -- Houston Astros franchise | log 121 52 69 .430 19.0 459 537 -78 L5 20-39 32-30 9 9 18 -- dnq
1966 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 37 77 .325 30.5 467 624 -157 W1 18-41 19-36 10 10 20 -- dnq
20 record(s)