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Saturday, September 2,1961

Saturday, September 2,1961

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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 Sep 2,1961 Cleveland Indians  2  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Milt Pappas Bobby Locke Hoyt Wilhelm 6,890 2:09
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Cleveland Indians  6  Baltimore Orioles  0  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Perry Hal Brown -- 7,896 2:20
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Kansas City Athletics  3  Los Angeles Angels  6  box | pbp Wrigley Field Ken McBride Ed Rakow -- 3,501 2:14
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Boston Red Sox  2  Minnesota Twins  1  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bill Monbouquette Don Lee Arnold Earley 11,473 2:25
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Detroit Tigers  2  New York Yankees  7  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ralph Terry Frank Lary Luis Arroyo 50,261 2:02
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Chicago White Sox  12  Washington Senators II  7  box | pbp Griffith Stadium Don Larsen Tom Cheney Russ Kemmerer 2,889 3:22
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 San Francisco Giants  0  Chicago Cubs  7  box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Cardwell Jack Sanford -- 9,547 2:33
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  0  Milwaukee Braves  4  box | pbp County Stadium Warren Spahn Sandy Koufax -- 17,345 1:59
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Cincinnati Reds  7  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Shibe Park Joey Jay John Buzhardt Bill Henry 4,147 2:50
1961 reg season Sep 2,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  5  St. Louis Cardinals  4  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Roy Face Lindy McDaniel -- 9,140 2:37
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 135 89 46 .659 0.0 694 525 169 W2 38-31 51-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 136 87 49 .640 2.5 711 550 161 L2 42-21 44-29 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 139 80 59 .576 11.0 614 520 94 L1 43-29 36-31 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 136 72 64 .529 17.5 637 605 32 W1 26-41 46-23 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 136 69 67 .507 20.5 624 621 3 W1 32-31 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 139 65 74 .468 26.0 626 691 -65 W1 24-48 41-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 30.0 588 652 -64 L1 27-43 31-32 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 133 51 82 .383 37.0 536 653 -117 L1 22-42 29-40 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 136 48 88 .353 41.5 570 747 -177 L2 24-49 24-39 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 21.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 80 53 .602 0.0 618 572 46 W1 42-26 38-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 128 74 54 .578 3.5 600 566 34 L1 39-26 35-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 7.5 617 559 58 W1 36-30 35-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 8.0 634 551 83 L1 35-30 35-29 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 131 69 62 .527 10.0 597 564 33 L1 28-38 40-25 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 15.0 574 560 14 W1 29-31 33-34 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 131 56 75 .427 23.0 596 671 -75 W1 21-45 34-31 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 131 38 93 .290 41.0 492 685 -193 L2 19-45 18-49 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)