1966 Los Angeles Dodgers season: Wikis

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1966 Los Angeles Dodgers
1966 National League Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1966 Information
Owner(s) Walter O'Malley
General Manager(s) Buzzie Bavasi
Manager(s) Walter Alston
Local television KTTV (11)
Local radio KFI
Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett
KWKW
Jose Garcia, Jaime Jarrin

The 1966 Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League championship with a 95-67 record (1.5 games over the San Francisco Giants), but lost to the Baltimore Orioles in four games in the World Series.

Contents

Regular season

Sandy Koufax became the first pitcher to win three Cy Young Awards in a career.[1]

Season standings

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

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Maury Wills Shortstop
Wes Parker First baseman
Willie Davis Center fielder
Ron Fairly Right fielder
Jim Lefebvre Third baseman
Lou Johnson Right fielder
Johnny Roseboro Catcher
Nate Oliver Second baseman
Claude Osteen Starting pitcher

Notable transactions

Round 2: John Gamble
Round 8: Charlie Hough
Round 9: Bill Russell
Round 12: Billy Grabarkewitz
Round 15: Ted Sizemore
Round 40: Ray Lamb
Round 55: Bob Randall (did not sign)[5]

Roster

1966 Los Angeles Dodgers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Koufax, SandySandy Koufax 41 323 27 9 1.73 317

Other pitchers

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

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

1966 World Series

Game 1

October 5, 1966 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Attendance: 55,941

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore (A) 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
Los Angeles (N) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
W: Moe Drabowsky (1-0) L: Don Drysdale (0-1)
HR: BALFrank Robinson (1), Brooks Robinson (1)    LADJim Lefebvre (1)

Game 2

October 6, 1966 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Attendance: 55,947

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore (A) 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 6 8 0
Los Angeles (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
W: Jim Palmer (1-0) L: Sandy Koufax (0-1)

Game 3

October 8, 1966 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Attendance: 54,445

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Baltimore (A) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 1 3 0
W: Wally Bunker (1-0) L: Claude Osteen (0-1)
HR: BALPaul Blair (1)

Game 4

October 9, 1966 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Attendance: 54,458

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Baltimore (A) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 1 4 0
W: Dave McNally (1-0) L: Don Drysdale (0-2)
HR: BALFrank Robinson (2)

Awards and honors

Farm system

Notes

References

External links

Preceded by
Los Angeles Dodgers
1965
National League Championship Season
1966
Succeeded by
St. Louis Cardinals
1967

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