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Sunday, May 21,1961

Sunday, May 21,1961

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Chicago White Sox  6  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Turk Lown Dave Hillman Billy Pierce 0 3:21
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Chicago White Sox  1  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Don Schwall Cal McLish Gene Conley 21,895 2:00
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Detroit Tigers  5  Kansas City Athletics  3  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Frank Lary Bud Daley -- 7,000 2:52
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Washington Senators II  6  Los Angeles Angels  2  box | pbp Wrigley Field Bennie Daniels Ron Moeller Dave Sisler 0 2:43
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Washington Senators II  7  Los Angeles Angels  2  box | pbp Wrigley Field Hal Woodeshick Ron Kline -- 7,102 2:32
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Cleveland Indians  9  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Wynn Hawkins Pedro Ramos -- 0 2:43
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Cleveland Indians  2  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mudcat Grant Don Lee -- 30,999 2:26
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Baltimore Orioles  2  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Whitey Ford Chuck Estrada -- 0 2:22
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Baltimore Orioles  3  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Steve Barber Rollie Sheldon Hoyt Wilhelm 47,890 2:37
1961 reg season May 21,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  6  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Lindy McDaniel Don Elston -- 0 3:20
1961 reg season May 21,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Chicago Cubs  0  box | pbp Wrigley Field Bob Gibson Joe Schaffernoth -- 18,222 2:12
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Milwaukee Braves  6  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Crosley Field Joey Jay Moe Drabowsky -- 0 2:45
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Milwaukee Braves  3  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Crosley Field Carl Willey Jim Maloney Claude Raymond 25,809 2:45
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  13  Philadelphia Phillies  11  box | pbp Shibe Park Bob Friend Don Ferrarese -- 9,291 3:35
1961 reg season May 21,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  San Francisco Giants  2  box | pbp Candlestick Park Sandy Koufax Billy Loes -- 41,495 2:45
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 35 24 11 .686 0.0 214 136 78 W1 14-5 10-6 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 3.5 151 119 32 W5 12-7 8-7 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 5.5 160 169 -9 L2 8-5 10-11 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 5.5 159 161 -2 W1 12-7 6-11 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 33 17 16 .515 6.0 147 140 7 L1 8-10 9-6 5 5 9 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 36 17 19 .472 7.5 111 126 -15 W2 11-9 6-10 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 8.0 130 153 -23 L3 4-8 9-8 7 7 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 9.0 142 151 -9 L1 6-9 8-10 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 9.5 112 142 -30 W1 7-12 7-6 9 9 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 6.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.0 156 118 38 L3 9-3 11-9 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 36 22 14 .611 0.0 181 161 20 W4 11-4 11-10 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 1.0 137 127 10 W2 8-6 10-6 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 1.5 128 116 12 L1 9-10 10-4 4 4 6 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 4.0 142 144 -2 W1 9-8 6-7 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 6.0 113 110 3 W2 7-11 6-6 6 6 13 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 8.5 105 151 -46 L2 4-15 8-6 7 7 16 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 9 23 .281 11.0 105 140 -35 L2 4-10 5-13 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)