1966 San Francisco Giants season

1966 San Francisco Giants season

The 1966 San Francisco Giants season was a season in Major League Baseball. 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

Regular season

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1966 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
SS Fuentes, TitoTito Fuentes 133 541 141 .261 9 40

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
Alou, JesúsJesús Alou 110 370 96 .259 1 20
Landrum, DonDon Landrum 72 102 19 .186 1 7
Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 19 49 14 .286 3 15

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
Bolin, BobbyBobby Bolin 36 224.1 11 10 2.89 143
Sadecki, RayRay Sadecki 26 105 3 7 5.40 62

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
Gibbon, JoeJoe Gibbon 37 81 4 6 3.67 48

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
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

All-Star Game

Farm system

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

References

  • 1966 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1966 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Almanac