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Tuesday May 30,1961This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1961-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees12Boston Red Sox3BoxBill StaffordGene ConleyJim Coates
Baltimore Orioles6Chicago White Sox0BoxSteve BarberBob Shaw(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox1BoxHal BrownBilly PierceHoyt Wilhelm
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians4BoxFrank FunkCamilo Pascual(none)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians7BoxMudcat GrantPedro RamosBarry Latman
Kansas City Athletics3Detroit Tigers5BoxBill FischerBill Kunkel(none)
Kansas City Athletics9Detroit Tigers3BoxJerry WalkerPaul FoytackBill Kunkel
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxStan WilliamsBob GibsonLarry Sherry
Milwaukee Braves3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBob BuhlDon Ferrarese(none)
Milwaukee Braves4Philadelphia Phillies11BoxArt MahaffeyCarl Willey(none)
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDick EllsworthVinegar Bend MizellDon Elston
Chicago Cubs10Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxDon CardwellBob Friend(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants6BoxJim MaloneySam JonesBill Henry
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants4BoxJim O'TooleJuan MarichalBob Purkey

Standings as of 1961-05-30

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers442915.659--2621828018-811-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1187246.610
224Cleveland Indians432617.6052.52071634415-811-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1185266.441
336Baltimore Orioles452619.5783.5190188214-811-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1176948.590
447New York Yankees402218.5505.0191170219-1113-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1228735.713
559Washington Senators II442222.5007.0159157212-1210-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed Doherty1173978.333
6611Kansas City Athletics381820.4748.0173204-317-1011-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1234380.350
7713Minnesota Twins431924.4429.5197227-308-1011-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1175166.436
8814Boston Red Sox391623.41010.5136170-348-159-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1236063.488
9915Chicago White Sox421527.35713.0170193-237-158-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1207149.592
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222San Francisco Giants412516.610--1961623414-411-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1136053.531
113Cincinnati Reds412516.610--1621402212-1013-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1136845.602
335Los Angeles Dodgers452718.600--207198914-813-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1096247.569
448Pittsburgh Pirates382018.5263.5160174-1410-1010-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1165561.474
5510Milwaukee Braves381919.5004.5175179-410-99-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1166452.552
6612St. Louis Cardinals391821.4626.0164138267-1311-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1156253.539
7716Chicago Cubs401426.35010.5133180-476-158-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1145064.439
8817Philadelphia Phillies381226.31611.5132158-266-126-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1163581.302

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob LillisSS-2B30.362Traded by Dodgers with Carl Warwick to Cardinals for Daryl Spencer. 
Daryl SpencerSS-2B31.321Traded by Cardinals to Dodgers for Carl Warwick and Bob Lillis. 
Carl WarwickOF24.092Traded by Dodgers with Bob Lillis to Cardinals for Daryl Spencer.