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Stats:

Season Record:  83-79            Standing:  6th

Attendance: 1,712,980            Manager:   Red Schoendienst

 Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 2, Phillies: 3, Home, April 13th) (Summary)

RF - Lou Brock

2B - Julian Javier

CF - Curt Flood

C - Tim McCarver

3B - Charley Smith

LF - Alex Johnson

1B - George Kernek

SS - Jerry Buchek

P - Curt Simmons

All Stars:                                                

Bob Gibson

Curt Flood

Tim McCarver

Gold Glove Winners:                                      

Bob Gibson

Curt Flood

  
 

Award voting:                                               League Leaders:

MVP Lou Brock - Stolen Bases (74)
Curt Flood - 20th Tim McCarver - Triples (13)
Lou Brock - 27th Bob Gibson - Shutouts (5) tied
NL Rookie of the Year  

Larry Jaster - 4th tied

 

        

Monthly W-L  

April

7-9

May  

13-12

June  

14-17

July  

20-10

August  

13-18

September/Oct. 

16-13

 

 

They said it... Fun facts:

Orlando Cepeda id aquired from the Giants on 5/8, for pitcher Ray Sadecki.

Tim McCarver was the first catcher ever to lead the National League in triples, 13 in 1966.

Rookie lefty Larry Jaster faced the Dodgers five times this year and shut them out all five times.  (LA was the eventual NL champs.)

 

 

1966 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com)    1966 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com) 

 

(Tell me your highlights from 1966!)

 

World Series: Orioles over Dodgers (4-0)

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