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Sunday April 23,1961This 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.

1961 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Month Day Year

Games on 1961-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles4BoxChuck EstradaDanny McDevittDick Hall
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3BoxTom BrewerBilly PierceMike Fornieles
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox7BoxBob ShawBilly Muffett(none)
Cleveland Indians10Kansas City Athletics8BoxWynn HawkinsKen JohnsonRuss Heman
Washington Senators II0Minnesota Twins1BoxJack KralickDick Donovan(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRoger CraigBob Purkey(none)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxFrank SullivanDick Ellsworth(none)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies6BoxArt MahaffeyBob Anderson(none)
Milwaukee Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxWarren SpahnVern Law(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants2BoxSam JonesErnie BroglioBobby Bolin
St. Louis Cardinals7San Francisco Giants4BoxLindy McDanielBilly O'DellMickey McDermott

Standings as of 1961-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers871.875--4921282-05-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1549460.610
222Minnesota Twins972.7780.5373075-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1516388.417
334New York Yankees954.5562.5323201-34-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I15310449.680
445Cleveland Indians954.5562.54043-35-20-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1527379.480
559Boston Red Sox844.5003.02429-52-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1547282.468
6613Baltimore Orioles945.4443.53739-20-03-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1539162.595
7714Chicago White Sox945.4443.53338-51-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1538271.536
9917Washington Senators II936.3334.52629-32-31-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1525894.382
8816Kansas City Athletics624.3334.02427-31-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1555996.381
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1385.615--635850-08-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1418160.574
336St. Louis Cardinals1165.5451.05241114-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1437469.517
227San Francisco Giants1165.5451.03340-70-06-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1437964.552
4410Pittsburgh Pirates1055.5001.54042-23-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1447074.486
558Milwaukee Braves633.5001.52325-22-21-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1488068.541
6612Chicago Cubs1156.4552.03141-103-62-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1435984.413
7711Cincinnati Reds1156.4552.0403193-62-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1438855.615
8815Philadelphia Phillies1147.3643.03539-42-42-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium14343100.301


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul CasanovaC19.123Released by Indians.