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Wednesday May 10,1961This 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 1961-05-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians8Chicago White Sox2BoxGary BellFrank Baumann(none)
Washington Senators II1Detroit Tigers7BoxJim BunningEd Hobaugh(none)
New York Yankees9Kansas City Athletics4BoxTex ClevengerBud Daley(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins10BoxJack KralickDick HallRay Moore
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoey JayCurt SimmonsBill Henry
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Braves3BoxLew BurdetteDon Elston(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJohnny PodresFrank Sullivan(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMike McCormickBob Friend(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers24186.750--15190618-110-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1388355.601
223New York Yankees23149.6093.510389148-86-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1399544.683
337Baltimore Orioles241311.5425.0116104128-44-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1388256.594
558Cleveland Indians231211.5225.5968798-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1386672.478
449Minnesota Twins231211.5225.5106127-217-45-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1375879.423
6612Kansas City Athletics19910.4746.5103104-12-37-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1425290.366
7714Boston Red Sox21813.3818.585101-166-93-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1416873.482
8815Chicago White Sox22814.3649.097112-154-64-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1407862.557
9916Washington Senators II25916.3609.56398-356-73-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1365284.382
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants23158.652--10481239-36-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1317061.534
224Los Angeles Dodgers271611.5931.0137121168-48-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1277354.575
335Cincinnati Reds241410.5831.59171206-88-2W9T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1307951.608
446Pittsburgh Pirates221210.5452.5919106-56-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1326369.477
5510Milwaukee Braves201010.5003.59297-54-36-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1347361.545
6611St. Louis Cardinals211011.4764.0908914-56-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1337063.526
7713Chicago Cubs23914.3916.080103-233-106-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1315576.420
8817Philadelphia Phillies24618.2509.574106-324-102-8L9T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1304189.315


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe Altobelli1B-OF28.349Traded by Dodgers with Ed Palmquist to Twins for Ernie Oravetz and Cash. 
Jim Baumer2B-SS30.101Traded by Reds to Tigers for Dick Gernert. 
Wes CovingtonOF29.044Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Braves. 
Dick Gernert1B32.224Traded by Tigers to Reds for Jim Baumer. 
Joe Morgan3B30.172Traded by Indians with Mike Lee and Cash to Cardinals for Bob Nieman. 
Bob NiemanOF34.104Traded by Cardinals to Indians for Mike Lee, Joe Morgan and Cash. 
Ernie OravetzOF29.107Traded by Twins with Cash to Dodgers for Joe Altobelli and Ed Palmquist. 
Ed PalmquistP27.334Traded by Dodgers with Joe Altobelli to Twins for Ernie Oravetz and Cash.