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Sunday January 1,1961This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Standings at end of 1960 season.

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1559758.626--74662711942-3655-22W15T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I-10-1
224Baltimore Orioles1548965.5787.56826067645-3244-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium000
335Chicago White Sox1548767.5659.574161712436-4151-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park000
449Cleveland Indians1547678.49420.5667693-2637-4039-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium000
5510Washington Senators I1547381.47423.5672696-2441-3632-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP Griffith Stadium000
6611Detroit Tigers1547183.46125.5633644-1131-4640-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium000
7713Boston Red Sox1546589.42231.5658775-11729-4836-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
8816Kansas City Athletics1555996.38138.0615756-14124-5334-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1499257.617--70155514643-3448-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532.600
223Milwaukee Braves1488662.5815.56866256135-3651-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium624.333
336St. Louis Cardinals1558669.5559.06396162335-4351-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park-10-1
447Los Angeles Dodgers1548272.53212.56625936940-3742-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
558San Francisco Giants1567977.50616.56716314034-4545-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-20-2
6612Cincinnati Reds1546787.43527.5640692-5230-4737-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
7714Chicago Cubs1566294.39733.5634776-14227-5033-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field-2-20
8815Philadelphia Phillies1545995.38335.5546691-14528-4931-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommie AgeeOF18.145Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bernie Allen2B21.260Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Don ArlichP17.320Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Dennis AustP20.037Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob Bailey3B-OF18.080Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Steve BaileyP18.323Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Ken BerryOF19.236Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Frank BertainaP16.262Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ethan BlackabyOF20.161Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Damaso Blanco3B-SS19.021Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Len Boehmer1B-3B19.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Buddy BookerC18.218Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Carl BouldinP21.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Gene BrabenderP19.138Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Jim BrennemanP19.322Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ed BrinkmanSS19.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Cisco CarlosP20.106Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Clay CarrollP19.244Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Bob Chance1B-OF20.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Ron Clark3B-SS17.352Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Dick ColpaertP16.364Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ed ConnollyP21.029Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Ron DavisOF19.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Al DowningP19.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Sammy EllisP19.324Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Andy EtchebarrenC17.195Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Bill FreehanC19.033Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Adrian GarrettC-OF17.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
George GerbermanP18.299Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jake GibbsC22.055Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Hal GilsonP18.326Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Bobby GuindonOF-1B17.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Larry HaneyC18.043Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jim HannanP20.360Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Steve HarganP18.115Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Mike Hegan1B-OF18.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Roy HeiserP18.193Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Jackie HernandezSS20.112Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Vern HoltgraveP18.075Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Walt HriniakC17.224Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jack JenkinsP18.010Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Frank JohnsonOF-3B18.163Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Dalton Jones2B-3B17.022Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
John Kennedy3B-SS19.217Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Dick Kenworthy3B19.275Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
George Kernek1B20.355Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Frank KreutzerP21.328Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Ted Kubiak2B-SS18.234Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bill LandisP18.085Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Hal LanierSS-2B18.181Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Allan LewisOF19.020Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Winston Llenas2B-OF17.100Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Art LopezOF23.238Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Don LounP20.053Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Billy MacLeodP18.233Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jim ManningP17.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Jerry MayC17.018Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Brian McCallOF17.341Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Mickey McDermottP32.125Released by Tigers. 
Tom MetcalfP20.169Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
John MillerP19.216Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Aurelio MonteagudoP17.043Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dave MoreheadP18.118Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dick Nen1B21.099Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Joe NossekOF20.054Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Tony OlivaOF22.165Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Rico PetrocelliSS-3B17.188Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Aaron PointerOF18.257Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Frank Quilici2B-3B21.235Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Dennis RibantP19.103Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Jim RolandP18.018Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Carroll SemberaP19.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Steve SheaP18.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Bart ShirleySS-2B20.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Charlie Shoemaker2B21.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dick SimpsonOF17.157Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Bill SingerP16.252Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Pete SmithP20.288Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Mickey StanleyOF18.165Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jerry StephensonP17.087Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Mel StottlemyreP19.049Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
El TappeC33.225Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Chuck TaylorP18.258Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ted UhlaenderOF20.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Bill WakefieldP19.222Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dick WantzP20.265Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Floyd WeaverP19.234Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Bill WhitbyP17.156Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Floyd WickerOF18.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ron WillisP17.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dave WissmanOF19.318Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
John WojcikOF18.270Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Wally WolfP18.361Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ron WoodsOF17.334Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates.