1966 Cincinnati Reds season

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1966 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill DeWitt
Manager(s) Don Heffner, Dave Bristol
Local television WLWT
(Ed Kennedy, Frank McCormick)
Local radio WCKY
(Jim McIntyre, Claude Sullivan)
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The 1966 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds finishing in seventh place in the National League with a record of 76-84, 18 games behind the NL Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Don Heffner (37-46) and Dave Bristol (39-38), who replaced Heffner in mid-July.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 -- .586
San Francisco Giants 93 68 1.5 .578
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 70 3 .568
Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 8 .537
Atlanta Braves 85 77 10 .525
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 12 .512
Cincinnati Reds 76 84 18 .475
Houston Astros 72 90 23 .444
New York Mets 66 95 28.5 .410
Chicago Cubs 59 103 36 .364

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1966 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Simpson, DickDick Simpson 92 84 20 .238 4 14
Queen, MelMel Queen 56 55 7 .127 0 5

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 33 209.2 12 11 4.29 133

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Davidson, TedTed Davidson 54 5 4 4 3.90 54
Baldschun, JackJack Baldschun 42 1 5 0 5.49 44
Queen, MelMel Queen 7 0 0 1 6.43 9
Arrigo, GerryGerry Arrigo 3 0 0 0 4.91 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League Red Davis
AA Knoxville Smokies Southern League Jack Cassini
A Peninsula Grays Carolina League Pinky May
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Lou Fitzgerald
Short-Season A Sioux Falls Packers Northern League Jim Snyder

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Frank Robinson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Marty Keough page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Gary Nolan page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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