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Monday May 1,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-05-01

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Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins6BoxRay MooreTurk Lown(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim O'TooleRobin Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers14104.714--8553322-08-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1489157.615
223Minnesota Twins16106.6251.06878-107-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1446084.417
334New York Yankees1596.6001.5615743-56-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I14710047.680
447Baltimore Orioles1798.5292.5666424-14-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1458659.593
558Cleveland Indians1688.5003.0706557-51-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1457075.483
6612Chicago White Sox1477.5003.0656324-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1487969.534
7710Boston Red Sox1477.5003.04655-94-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1486979.466
8815Kansas City Athletics1358.3854.5736942-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1485692.378
9917Washington Senators II16511.3136.03655-193-42-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1455689.386
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants16106.625--635494-16-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1387563.543
225Pittsburgh Pirates1596.6000.5646045-44-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1396673.475
336Los Angeles Dodgers18108.5561.0858232-18-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1367957.581
4411Chicago Cubs1688.5002.05461-73-65-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1385682.406
559Milwaukee Braves1266.5002.04957-84-32-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1427765.542
6613St. Louis Cardinals1679.4383.07576-14-43-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1387365.529
7714Cincinnati Reds17710.4123.5575523-84-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1378651.628
8816Philadelphia Phillies16610.3754.06264-24-72-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1384197.297