On April 19, 1966 — The California Angels play their first game at Anaheim Stadium. Rick Reichardt of the Angels hits the first home run in the new ballpark, but California loses the game, 3 – 1, to the Chicago White Sox.

Tommy John wins his first of 14 games on the season. He will go over 200 innings pitched for the first time in his career. Tommie Agee 2 run homerun in 6th is the difference in the game. 

 


 

 

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Chicago White Sox 3, California Angels 1

 

Game Played on Tuesday, April 19, 1966 (N) at Anaheim Stadium

CHI A    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   3  6  1
CAL A    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
BOX+PBP 
WP: John (1-0)
LP: M. Lopez (1-1)
SV: Fisher (1)
HR: Agee (2), Reichardt (2)

 

Play by Play

WHITE SOX 1ST: First major league game played at Anaheim
Stadium; Agee grounded out (shortstop to first); Buford
grounded out (second to first); Robinson was hit by a pitch;
Romano walked [Robinson to second]; Ward struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Cardenal made an out to second; Knoop flied out to
right; Fregosi doubled to right; Adcock was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Skowron grounded out (second to first); Hansen
flied out to center; Weis made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Warner struck out; Reichardt homered; Schaal flied
out to right; Rodgers grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 3RD: John grounded out (third to first); Agee grounded
out (shortstop to first); Buford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 3RD: M. Lopez grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenal
struck out; Knoop struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox
0, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: On a bunt Robinson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Romano was called out on strikes; Ward was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Fregosi flied out to right; Adcock grounded out
(third to first); Warner walked; Reichardt walked [Warner to
second]; Schaal flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White
Sox 0, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Skowron doubled to left; Hansen grounded out
(second to first) [Skowron to third]; Weis struck out; John
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 5TH: Rodgers singled to right; M. Lopez out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Rodgers to second]; Cardenal
grounded out (shortstop to first); Knoop flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 6TH: PIERSALL REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING CF); Agee
homered; Jose Cardenal left with injured leg; Buford
flied out to center; Robinson grounded out (second to first);
Romano was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 1, Angels 1.

ANGELS 6TH: Fregosi grounded out (third to first); Adcock
walked; Warner forced Adcock (third to second); Reichardt made
an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Ward struck out; Skowron grounded out (pitcher to
first); Hansen flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 1, Angels 1.

ANGELS 7TH: Schaal grounded out (third to first); Rodgers flied
out to center; M. Lopez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 8TH: FREESE BATTED FOR WEIS; Freese struck out; CATER
BATTED FOR JOHN; Cater grounded out (first to pitcher); Agee
singled to left [Agee to second (error by Reichardt)]; Buford
singled to left [Agee scored, Buford to second (on throw to
home)]; Robinson singled to left [Buford scored (unearned),
Robinson to second (on throw to home)]; BURDETTE REPLACED M.
LOPEZ (PITCHING); Romano made an out to third; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3, Angels 1.

ANGELS 8TH: FISHER REPLACED ROMANO (PITCHING); BERRY REPLACED
CATER (PLAYING CF); AGEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FREESE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); BUFORD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
2B); MCCRAW REPLACED WARD (PLAYING 1B); MARTIN REPLACED SKOWRON
(PLAYING C ); SIEBERN BATTED FOR PIERSALL; Siebern flied out to
right; Knoop flied out to center; Fregosi reached on an error by
Hansen; Adcock singled to center [Fregosi to second]; HERNANDEZ
RAN FOR ADCOCK; Warner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 3, Angels 1.

WHITE SOX 9TH: SIEBERN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); KIRKPATRICK
REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PLAYING LF); REICHARDT CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); McCraw grounded out (second to first); Martin
struck out; Hansen singled to center; Freese forced Hansen
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3, Angels 1.

ANGELS 9TH: Reichardt grounded out (shortstop to first); Schaal
walked; Rodgers flied out to right; SMITH BATTED FOR BURDETTE;
Smith flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3,
Angels 1.