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Friday April 21,1961This 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 1961-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles2BoxWhitey FordSteve Barber(none)
Boston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox3BoxCal McLishBill Monbouquette(none)
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Athletics3BoxBob AllenKen Johnson(none)
Washington Senators II5Minnesota Twins3BoxJoe McClainRay MooreDave Sisler
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxSandy KoufaxJay Hook(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDon CardwellRobin RobertsDon Elston

Standings as of 1961-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees651.833--231851-04-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I15610452.667
222Detroit Tigers651.833--4318252-03-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1569660.615
333Minnesota Twins752.7140.5312655-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1536588.425
444Cleveland Indians743.5711.52830-24-10-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1547480.481
5510Chicago White Sox633.5002.01726-91-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1568373.532
6612Washington Senators II734.4292.52223-12-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1545896.377
7713Boston Red Sox523.4002.51213-10-12-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1577483.471
8816Kansas City Athletics413.2503.01115-41-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1576097.382
9917Baltimore Orioles615.1674.02330-70-01-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1569462.603
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
446St. Louis Cardinals954.556--443593-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1457570.517
337San Francisco Giants954.556--2732-50-05-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1458065.552
228Pittsburgh Pirates954.556--393903-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1457075.483
115Cincinnati Reds954.556--3925143-42-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1458857.607
559Los Angeles Dodgers1165.545--575700-06-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1438360.580
6611Chicago Cubs844.5000.52530-52-42-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1466086.411
7714Milwaukee Braves523.4001.02024-41-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1498168.544
8815Philadelphia Phillies826.2502.52433-92-40-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium14645101.308