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MLB Games on Thursday May 4, 1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL8Los Angeles AngelsAL7Box | PBP134,886Wrigley FieldDay3:19Hoyt WilhelmNed Garver---Hansen, Hunt, Kluszewski, Triandos
New York YankeesAL5Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP918,179Metropolitan StadiumDay2:23Whitey FordJim KaatJim CoatesMantle
Detroit TigersAL6Washington Senators IIAL0Box | PBP94,682Griffith StadiumNight2:25Don MossiBennie Daniels------
San Francisco GiantsNL9Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP93,658Wrigley FieldDay2:28Sam JonesGlen Hobbie------
Philadelphia PhilliesNL0Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP93,087Crosley FieldNight2:15Joey JayArt Mahaffey------
Los Angeles DodgersNL6Milwaukee BravesNL10Box | PBP107,373County StadiumDay3:44Carl WilleyJim Golden---Adcock, Hodges, Roseboro
6 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, May 04, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers17125.706-10161404-18-41458956.614
AL -222New York Yankees18126.6670.57966136-56-11449747.674
AL -335Cleveland Indians18108.5562.5777077-53-31436875.476
AL -446Baltimore Orioles20119.5502.5878436-24-81428458.592
AL -558Minnesota Twins19109.5263.07796-197-43-51416081.426
AL -6612Kansas City Athletics1578.4674.0898182-35-51465492.370
AL -7715Chicago White Sox1679.4384.5707004-63-31467967.541
AL -8814Boston Red Sox1679.4384.55871-134-63-31466977.473
AL -9917Washington Senators II19613.3167.04471-273-43-91425587.387
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---3.50000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113San Francisco Giants19127.632-8470146-26-51357362.541
NL -224Pittsburgh Pirates17107.5881.0716386-54-21376572.474
NL -337Milwaukee Braves1587.5332.07275-34-34-41397564.540
NL -449Los Angeles Dodgers211110.5242.0103105-23-38-71337855.586
NL -5510Cincinnati Reds201010.5002.57360133-87-21348351.619
NL -6611Chicago Cubs19910.4743.07082-123-66-41355580.407
NL -7713St. Louis Cardinals18810.4443.57883-54-44-61367264.529
NL -8816Philadelphia Phillies19613.3166.06780-134-102-31354194.304
18 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season