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Wednesday June 21,1961This 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 1961-06-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox15BoxDon LarsenGary Bell(none)
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox11BoxJuan PizarroWynn Hawkins(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Athletics3BoxBud DaleyBob ShawLuis Arroyo
Baltimore Orioles11Minnesota Twins5BoxHoyt WilhelmBert Cueto(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs1BoxStan WilliamsDick EllsworthLarry Sherry
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs2BoxJohnny PodresDon CardwellLarry Sherry
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds9BoxKen HuntErnie Broglio(none)
San Francisco Giants3Milwaukee Braves5BoxLew BurdetteJack Sanford(none)

Standings as of 1961-06-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers654223.646--3462737319-1022-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium975938.608
223New York Yankees654025.6152.03342597517-1723-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I976928.711
335Cleveland Indians674027.5973.03222685420-1320-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium943856.404
448Boston Red Sox653332.5089.0291312-2110-1823-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park974354.443
559Baltimore Orioles673433.5079.0271284-1318-1415-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium956134.642
6610Chicago White Sox663234.48510.5312289239-1923-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park965442.563
7713Washington Senators II653035.46212.0270294-2415-1815-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium963165.323
8814Kansas City Athletics632736.42914.0286329-4314-2213-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium983464.347
9915Minnesota Twins652540.38517.0278355-7711-2414-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium954550.474
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds644024.625--2942326221-1319-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field905337.589
224Los Angeles Dodgers664026.6061.02962712517-1023-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum884939.557
336San Francisco Giants623626.5813.03032574615-821-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park924943.533
447Pittsburgh Pirates583127.5346.0248259-1114-1417-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field964452.458
5511Milwaukee Braves582830.4839.0266278-1215-1913-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium965541.573
6612St. Louis Cardinals612932.4759.52592471213-2115-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park935142.548
7716Chicago Cubs622240.35517.0241308-6712-2410-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field924250.457
8817Philadelphia Phillies571839.31618.5199254-5511-177-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium972968.299


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron StillwellSS-2B21.201Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators.