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Tuesday, August 8,1961

Tuesday, August 8,1961

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Kansas City Athletics  0  Baltimore Orioles  7  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Steve Barber Bob Shaw -- 0 2:02
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Kansas City Athletics  6  Baltimore Orioles  5  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Norm Bass Hoyt Wilhelm Bill Fischer 14,102 2:16
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Minnesota Twins  6  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Camilo Pascual Bill Monbouquette -- 17,499 2:42
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Detroit Tigers  3  Chicago White Sox  0  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Bunning Frank Baumann -- 32,518 2:14
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Washington Senators II  5  Cleveland Indians  6  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Wynn Hawkins Dave Sisler -- 5,271 2:44
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Los Angeles Angels  4  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Luis Arroyo Art Fowler -- 24,084 3:00
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Milwaukee Braves  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  7  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Turk Farrell Lew Burdette -- 30,057 3:09
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  10  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Shibe Park Harvey Haddix Art Mahaffey -- 0 2:27
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  3  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Shibe Park Tom Sturdivant Chris Short -- 11,081 2:37
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Chicago Cubs  1  San Francisco Giants  8  box | pbp Candlestick Park Jack Sanford Don Cardwell -- 10,977 2:40
1961 reg season Aug 8,1961 Cincinnati Reds  5  St. Louis Cardinals  6  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Lindy McDaniel Bob Purkey -- 17,660 2:46
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 -- New York Yankees franchise | log 111 73 38 .658 0.0 592 446 146 W6 28-24 45-14 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 111 71 40 .640 2.0 585 472 113 W1 33-16 37-25 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 114 64 50 .561 10.5 492 445 47 L1 32-23 31-28 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 112 58 54 .518 15.5 540 516 24 W2 27-26 31-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 111 56 55 .505 17.0 529 515 14 L1 18-36 38-19 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 116 54 62 .466 21.5 525 589 -64 L1 18-36 36-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 108 46 62 .426 25.5 451 510 -59 L5 22-38 24-24 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 111 47 64 .423 26.0 495 554 -59 W1 23-39 24-25 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 111 41 70 .369 32.0 472 616 -144 W1 20-41 21-29 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 17.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 106 66 40 .623 0.0 519 463 56 W3 34-16 32-24 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 112 68 44 .607 1.0 521 480 41 L2 35-23 33-21 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 107 57 50 .533 9.5 535 458 77 W2 30-23 27-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 105 54 51 .514 11.5 497 465 32 L2 32-25 22-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 108 55 53 .509 12.0 497 487 10 W6 21-30 33-24 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 102 51 51 .500 13.0 487 465 22 W3 26-24 25-27 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 21.5 493 577 -84 L3 18-37 26-26 7 7 15 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 107 31 76 .290 35.5 400 554 -154 L12 18-35 12-42 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)