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Saturday May 6,1961This 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 1961-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers11Chicago White Sox8BoxHank AguirreGerry StaleyTerry Fox
Baltimore Orioles6Kansas City Athletics0BoxSteve BarberKen Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJoe GibbonRoger CraigRoy Face
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxRay SadeckiJim Brewer(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers19145.737--12073476-18-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1438756.608
222New York Yankees20137.6501.58775127-66-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1429646.676
335Baltimore Orioles21129.5713.0938497-24-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1418358.589
446Minnesota Twins20119.5503.58297-157-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1405981.421
557Cleveland Indians19109.5264.0797547-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1426874.479
6613Kansas City Athletics1679.4385.5898722-35-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1455491.372
7714Boston Red Sox17710.4126.05976-174-73-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1456976.476
8815Chicago White Sox18711.3896.58289-74-63-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1447965.549
9916Washington Senators II20713.3507.54973-244-43-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1415487.383
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants20137.650--8872167-26-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1347262.537
224Pittsburgh Pirates19118.5791.5807826-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1356471.474
338Cincinnati Reds211110.5242.57965144-87-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1338251.617
449Los Angeles Dodgers231211.5222.511811444-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1317754.588
5510Milwaukee Braves1688.5003.07781-44-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1387563.543
6611St. Louis Cardinals19910.4743.5848404-45-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1357164.526
7712Chicago Cubs20911.4504.07188-173-76-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1345579.410
8817Philadelphia Phillies20614.3007.06984-154-102-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1344193.306