1966 San Francisco Giants season

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1966 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
General manager(s) Chub Feeney
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 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


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 Tom Haller 142 471 113 .240 27 67
1B Willie McCovey 150 502 148 .295 36 96
2B Hal Lanier 149 459 106 .231 3 37
SS Tito Fuentes 133 541 141 .261 9 40
3B Jim Ray Hart 156 578 165 .285 33 93
LF Jesús Alou 110 370 96 .259 1 20
CF Willie Mays 152 552 159 .288 37 103
RF Ollie 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
Jim Davenport 111 305 76 .249 9 30
Len Gabrielson 94 240 52 .217 4 16
Don Landrum 72 102 19 .186 1 7
Orlando 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
Juan Marichal 37 307.1 25 6 2.23 222
Gaylord Perry 36 255.2 21 8 2.99 201
Bobby Bolin 36 224.1 11 10 2.89 143
Ray 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
Joe 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
Frank Linzy 51 7 11 16 2.96 57
Bob Priddy 38 6 3 1 3.96 51
Bill Henry 35 1 1 1 2.45 15
Rich Robertson 1 0 0 0 7.71 2
Bob 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

[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Warren Spahn 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 at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Mets buy Bob Shaw from Giants
  6. ^ 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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