1966 Philadelphia Phillies season

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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 Pirates and 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 the 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.

1966 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
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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Regular Season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 0.586 53–28 42–39
San Francisco Giants 93 68 0.578 47–34 46–34
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 70 0.568 3 46–35 46–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 0.537 8 48–33 39–42
Atlanta Braves 85 77 0.525 10 43–38 42–39
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 0.512 12 43–38 40–41
Cincinnati Reds 76 84 0.475 18 46–33 30–51
Houston Astros 72 90 0.444 23 45–36 27–54
New York Mets 66 95 0.410 28½ 32–49 34–46
Chicago Cubs 59 103 0.364 36 32–49 27–54


Record vs. Opponents[edit]

1966 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Atlanta 7–11 10–8 14–4–1 7–11 14–4 11–7 7–11 8–10 7–11
Chicago 11–7 6–12 5–13 8–10 8–10 5–13 6–12 6–12 4–14
Cincinnati 8–10 12–6 4–14 6–12 10–7 10–8 8–10 7–10 11–7
Houston 4–14–1 13–5 14–4 7–11 7–11 7–11 4–14 6–12 10–8
Los Angeles 11–7 10–8 12–6 11–7 12–6 11–7 9–9 9–9 10–8
New York 4–14 10–8 7–10 11–7 6–12 7–11 5–13 9–9 7–11
Philadelphia 7-11 13–5 8–10 11–7 7–11 11–7 10–8 10–8 10–8
Pittsburgh 11–7 12–6 10–8 14–4 9–9 13–5 8–10 7–11 8–10
San Francisco 10–8 12–6 10–7 12–6 9–9 9–9 8–10 11–7 12–6
St. Louis 11–7 14–4 7–11 8–10 8–10 11–7 8–10 10–8 6–12


Notable Transactions[edit]

Game Log[edit]

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

Roster[edit]

1966 Philadelphia Phillies
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
SS Groat, DickDick Groat 155 584 152 .260 2 53

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
Uecker, BobBob Uecker 78 207 43 .208 7 30

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

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
Belinsky, BoBo Belinsky 9 0 2 0 2.93 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
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[edit]

  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. ^ a b "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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