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MLB Games on Friday May 26, 1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL4Los Angeles AngelsAL5Box | PBP912,557Wrigley FieldNight2:58Ryne DurenFrank Lary---Colavito
Minnesota TwinsAL3Washington Senators IIAL4Box | PBP914,033Griffith StadiumNight2:36Joe McClainJim Kaat------
San Francisco GiantsNL3Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP131,286Wrigley FieldDay3:40Sam JonesDon ElstonEddie Fisher---
Los Angeles DodgersNL2Milwaukee BravesNL10Box | PBP910,613County StadiumNight2:44Warren SpahnStan Williams---Aaron, Thomas
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL12Box | PBP98,868Sportsman's ParkNight2:36Curt SimmonsBob Friend---Boyer (2)
5 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 Friday, May 26, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers402713.675-2441568817-710-61227448.607
AL -223Cleveland Indians382315.6053.01781393915-88-71235568.447
AL -336Baltimore Orioles412318.5614.5177178-112-810-111217249.595
AL -447New York Yankees362016.5565.0164148168-1012-61268937.706
AL -5510Minnesota Twins391920.4877.5181196-158-611-141215170.421
AL -6611Washington Senators II411922.4638.5134148-1412-127-101204278.350
AL -7713Kansas City Athletics331518.4558.5145178-334-811-101284682.359
AL -8814Boston Red Sox351421.40010.5122152-307-148-61276265.488
AL -9915Chicago White Sox381424.36812.0152171-196-148-101247252.581
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---7.00000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants362313.639-1711373412-411-91186256.525
NL -224Pittsburgh Pirates342014.5882.0148144410-810-61205565.458
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers412417.5851.5188181713-711-101136548.575
NL -448Cincinnati Reds362016.5563.0135123129-1011-61187345.619
NL -559Milwaukee Braves341717.5005.015515509-88-91206654.550
NL -6612St. Louis Cardinals351619.4576.5145122237-119-81196455.538
NL -7716Chicago Cubs361224.33311.0111163-524-158-91185266.441
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies341123.32411.0114142-286-105-131203684.300
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