1966 San Francisco Giants season

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1966 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Herman Franks
Local television KTVU
(Russ Hodges, Lon Simmons, Bill Thompson)
Local radio KSFO
(Russ Hodges, Lon Simmons, Bill Thompson)
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The 1966 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 84th year in Major League Baseball, their ninth year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their seventh at Candlestick Park. The Giants finished second in the National League with a record of 93 wins and 68 losses, a game-and-a-half behind their arch-rivals, the NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers.

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

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Game log and schedule[edit]

Legend
  Giants win
  Giants loss
  Postponement
Bold Giants team member
1966 Game Log (93–68) (Home: 47–34; Road: 46–34)

Roster[edit]

1966 San Francisco Giants
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
C Haller, TomTom Haller 142 471 113 .240 27 67
1B McCovey, WillieWillie McCovey 150 502 148 .295 36 96
2B Lanier, HalHal Lanier 149 459 106 .231 3 37
SS Fuentes, TitoTito Fuentes 133 541 141 .261 9 40
3B Hart, Jim RayJim Ray Hart 156 578 165 .285 33 93
LF Alou, JesúsJesús Alou 110 370 96 .259 1 20
CF Mays, WillieWillie Mays 152 552 159 .288 37 103
RF Brown, OllieOllie Brown 115 348 81 .233 7 33

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
Davenport, JimJim Davenport 111 305 76 .249 9 30
Gabrielson, LenLen Gabrielson 94 240 52 .217 4 16
Landrum, DonDon Landrum 72 102 19 .186 1 7
Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 19 49 14 .286 3 15

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
Marichal, JuanJuan Marichal 37 307.1 25 6 2.23 222
Perry, GaylordGaylord Perry 36 255.2 21 8 2.99 201
Bolin, BobbyBobby Bolin 36 224.1 11 10 2.89 143
Sadecki, RayRay Sadecki 26 105 3 7 5.40 62

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
Gibbon, JoeJoe Gibbon 37 81 4 6 3.67 48

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
Linzy, FrankFrank Linzy 51 7 11 16 2.96 57
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 38 6 3 1 3.96 51
Henry, BillBill Henry 35 1 1 1 2.45 15
Robertson, RichRich Robertson 1 0 0 0 7.71 2
Garibaldi, BobBob Garibaldi 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Bill Werle
AA Waterbury Giants Eastern League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League Ed Fitz Gerald
A Decatur Commodores Midwest League Richie Klaus
A Lexington Giants Western Carolinas League Alex Cosmidis and Dennis Sommers
Rookie Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Harvey Koepf

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Warren Spahn page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Randy Hundley Trades and Transactions at Baseball Almanac
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1966&t=SFN
  4. ^ Orlando Cepeda page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Bob Shaw page at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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