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Thursday June 1,1961This 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 1961-06-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox7BoxBill MonbouquetteBob TurleyTracy Stallard
Kansas City Athletics4Detroit Tigers4Box(none)
Chicago Cubs10Philadelphia Phillies3BoxGlen HobbieFrank Sullivan(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxHarvey HaddixLew Burdette(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Francisco Giants6BoxErnie BroglioMike McCormickAl Cicotte

Standings as of 1961-06-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers463016.652--2701927818-811-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1167145.612
224Cleveland Indians432617.6052.52071634415-811-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1185266.441
336Baltimore Orioles462620.5654.0194197-314-911-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1166947.595
448New York Yankees422319.5485.02031832010-1213-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1208634.717
559Washington Senators II462323.5007.0165164112-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1153877.330
6611Kansas City Athletics401921.4758.0183212-298-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1214279.347
7713Minnesota Twins431924.4429.5197227-308-1011-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1175166.436
8814Boston Red Sox411724.41510.5149182-338-1510-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1215962.488
9916Chicago White Sox431627.37212.5179197-187-159-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1197049.588
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds422616.619--1701472313-1013-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1126745.598
223San Francisco Giants432617.6050.52051713414-412-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1115952.532
335Los Angeles Dodgers462719.5871.0214206814-813-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1086246.574
447Pittsburgh Pirates402218.5503.0177177010-1012-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1145361.465
5510Milwaukee Braves401921.4756.0178196-1810-119-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1146450.561
6612St. Louis Cardinals411922.4636.5173147268-1411-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1136152.540
7715Chicago Cubs421626.38110.0148187-398-158-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1124864.429
8817Philadelphia Phillies401228.30013.0139173-346-126-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1143579.307


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Reno Bertoia3B-2B26.144Traded by Twins with Paul Giel and Cash to Athletics for Paul Giel and Bill Tuttle. 
Billy ConsoloSS-2B26.287Traded by Twins to Braves for Billy Martin. 
Paul GielP29.093Traded by Twins with Reno Bertoia and Cash to Athletics for Bill Tuttle. 
Ted Lepcio2B-3B30.308Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Billy Martin2B33.016Traded by Braves to Twins for Billy Consolo. 
Lee May1B18.070Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Bill TuttleOF31.332Traded by Athletics with Paul Giel to Twins for Paul Giel, Reno Bertoia and Cash.