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Wednesday April 12,1961This 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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Games on 1961-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJohnny PodresFrank SullivanLarry Sherry
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants2BoxBilly LoesVern LawJim Duffalo

Standings as of 1961-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Kansas City Athletics1101.000--5231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium16060100.375
333Chicago White Sox1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1618576.528
115Minnesota Twins1101.000--6061-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1596990.434
441Cleveland Indians1101.000--9541-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1607783.481
6611Baltimore Orioles101.0001.027-50-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1619566.590
5513New York Yankees101.0001.006-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I16110952.677
7714Detroit Tigers101.0001.059-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium16110160.627
9917Washington Senators II101.0001.034-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1606199.381
8816Boston Red Sox101.0001.025-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1617685.472
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
336St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--2111-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1537974.516
227Los Angeles Dodgers2201.0000.59450-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1528765.572
114Cincinnati Reds1101.000--7160-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1539261.601
449Pittsburgh Pirates211.5000.59901-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1527478.487
558San Francisco Giants211.5000.59900-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1528468.553
7712Philadelphia Phillies202.0001.549-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium15247105.309
6615Chicago Cubs101.0001.017-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1536489.418
8810Milwaukee Braves101.0001.012-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1538370.542


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck EssegianOF29.247Traded by Orioles with Jerry Walker to Athletics for Dick Hall and Dick Williams. 
Dick HallP30.197Traded by Athletics with Dick Williams to Orioles for Jerry Walker and Chuck Essegian. 
Jerry WalkerP22.059Traded by Orioles with Chuck Essegian to Athletics for Dick Hall and Dick Williams. 
Dick WilliamsOF-3B31.340Traded by Athletics with Dick Hall to Orioles for Jerry Walker and Chuck Essegian.