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Monday May 15,1961This 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 1961-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers10Baltimore Orioles5BoxPaul FoytackDick Hall(none)
Cleveland Indians13Boston Red Sox2BoxMudcat GrantTed Wills(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox0BoxCamilo PascualCal McLish(none)
Milwaukee Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxLew BurdetteJohnny Podres(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants14BoxMike McCormickDick Ellsworth(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers30219.700--1871236411-310-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1328052.606
223New York Yankees271611.5933.5122111118-88-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1359342.689
335Minnesota Twins281612.5714.0140148-88-48-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1325478.409
448Cleveland Indians281513.5365.0119101189-66-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1336370.474
559Baltimore Orioles301614.5335.01411311011-64-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1327953.598
6612Kansas City Athletics241113.4587.0116128-123-68-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1375087.365
7713Washington Senators II301317.4338.082105-237-76-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1314883.366
8814Chicago White Sox271116.4078.5118125-74-67-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1357560.556
9916Boston Red Sox26917.34610.090124-347-123-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1366769.493
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants27189.667--13899399-39-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1276760.528
224Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5812.0161143188-410-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1237152.577
336Pittsburgh Pirates251411.5603.011310586-58-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1296168.473
447Cincinnati Reds271512.5563.010593127-108-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1277849.614
5510Milwaukee Braves241212.5004.5116122-66-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1307159.546
6611St. Louis Cardinals241113.4585.51009915-76-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1306961.531
7715Chicago Cubs271017.3708.096136-404-136-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1275473.425
8817Philadelphia Phillies27819.29610.084116-324-104-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1273988.307


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe GinsbergC34.216Released by White Sox.