1966 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1966 Philadelphia Phillies
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Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
General manager(s) John J. Quinn
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television WFIL
Local radio WFIL
(By Saam, Bill Campbell, Richie Ashburn)
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In 1966, the Philadelphia Phillies had a winning record of 87-75. During the winning season the Phillies also beat two of their biggest rivals, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets. They had the third highest winning percentage in the National League that year. The Phillies are owned by R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr. and since 1938 the Phillies have played home games in Connie Mack Stadium. While in the off season the Phillies purchased and traded several players. Among the purchased was Mike Marshall from the Detroit Tigers. Throughout its history, players could be added to the team via the farm system. The primary farm team was the Triple A San Diego Padres and the Double A Macon Peaches. However, no players were added this season from the farm system.

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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 95670.58653–2842–39
San Francisco Giants 93680.57847–3446–34
Pittsburgh Pirates 92700.568346–3546–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87750.537848–3339–42
Atlanta Braves 85770.5251043–3842–39
St. Louis Cardinals 83790.5121243–3840–41
Cincinnati Reds 76840.4751846–3330–51
Houston Astros 72900.4442345–3627–54
New York Mets 66950.41028½32–4934–46
Chicago Cubs 591030.3643632–4927–54

Record vs. Opponents

1966 National League Records

Sources:
TeamATLCHCCINHOULADNYMPHIPITSFSTL
Atlanta 7–1110–814–4–17–1114–411–77–118–107–11
Chicago 11–76–125–138–108–105–136–126–124–14
Cincinnati 8–1012–64–146–1210–710–88–107–1011–7
Houston 4–14–113–514–47–117–117–114–146–1210–8
Los Angeles 11–710–812–611–712–611–79–99–910–8
New York 4–1410–87–1011–76–127–115–139–97–11
Philadelphia 7-1113–58–1011–77–1111–710–810–810–8
Pittsburgh 11–712–610–814–49–913–58–107–118–10
San Francisco 10–812–610–712–69–99–98–1011–712–6
St. Louis 11–714–47–118–108–1011–78–1010–86–12

Notable Transactions

Game Log

Legend
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 Phillies loss
 Postponement
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1966 Game Log [10]
Overall Record: 87–75

Roster

1966 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
PitchersCatchers

Infielders

OutfieldersManager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

PosPlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI
SS Dick Groat 155584152.260253

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

PlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI
Bob Uecker 7820743.208730

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGIPWLERASO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGIPWLERASO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGWLSVERASO
Bo Belinsky 90202.938

Farm system

LevelTeamLeagueManager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Frank Lucchesi
AA Macon Peaches Southern League Andy Seminick
A Bakersfield Bears California League Dick Teed
A Tidewater Tides Carolina League Bobby Morgan and Lou Kahn
A Spartanburg Phillies Western Carolinas League Bob Wellman
A-Short Season Huron Phillies Northern League Joe Lonnett
A-Short Season Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Hugh Luby

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spartanburg

Eugene affiliation shared with St. Louis Cardinals [21]

Notes

  1. Dick Groat at Baseball Reference
  2. Rubén Amaro at Baseball Reference
  3. Rich Barry at Baseball Reference
  4. Darold Knowles at Baseball Reference
  5. Wes Covington at Baseball Reference
  6. Lowell Palmer at Baseball-Reference
  7. Mike Marshall at Baseball Reference
  8. John Herrnstein at Baseball Reference
  9. Billy Cowan at Baseball-Reference
  10. "1966 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com.
  11. "The Majors". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 13, 1966. p. 26. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  12. Thisted, Red (April 19, 1966). "Monday's Game at Philly 'Rained Out': Blassingame, Bunning Duel Tonight". Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 2, part 2. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  13. "Baseball". Milwaukee Journal. April 23, 1966. p. 15. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  14. 1 2 "The Majors". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 25, 1966. p. 37. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  15. "The Nutshell". Milwaukee Sentinel. April 28, 1966. p. 2, part 2. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  16. "Baseball". The Gazette. Montreal, Quebec. May 11, 1966. p. 38. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  17. "Baseball". The Gazette. Montreal, Quebec. August 13, 1966. p. 27. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  18. "Buc-Phil Tilt Rained Out". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. September 28, 1966. p. 22. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  19. "Baseball Standings". Milwaukee Journal. October 2, 1966. p. 1 (Sports). Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  20. "Dodger Sure of a Flag Tie; Pirates Drop Out: Giants Win 5–4 and 2–0". Milwaukee Journal. Associated Press (AP). October 2, 1966. p. 1 (Sports). Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  21. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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