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Thursday June 29,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-06-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn GablerWynn HawkinsDave Sisler
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers5BoxFrank LaryCal McLish(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Kansas City Athletics2BoxDick HallLew Krausse(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins5BoxArnold EarleyBert Cueto(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs15BoxDon CardwellJim MaloneyDon Elston
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJuan MarichalFrank Sullivan(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBilly LoesArt Mahaffey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxEarl FrancisSandy KoufaxRoy Face

Standings as of 1961-06-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers744826.649--4043198523-1124-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium885335.602
222New York Yankees724428.6113.03772958221-2023-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I906525.722
336Cleveland Indians754233.5606.53513153620-1322-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium863650.419
447Baltimore Orioles754134.5477.5320315525-1515-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium875433.621
669Chicago White Sox743836.51410.03653273811-2127-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park884840.545
5510Boston Red Sox743836.51410.0334353-1915-2223-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park883850.432
7713Washington Senators II743341.44615.0307340-3318-2315-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium872859.322
8814Kansas City Athletics722943.40318.0320377-5714-2215-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium893257.360
9916Minnesota Twins732845.38419.5314404-9011-2417-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium874245.483
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds724428.611--3412984322-1622-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field824933.598
224Los Angeles Dodgers734231.5752.53303111919-1523-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum814734.580
335San Francisco Giants724131.5693.03583045420-1321-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park824438.537
448Pittsburgh Pirates663531.5306.0297301-415-1420-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field884048.455
5511Milwaukee Braves653332.5087.5313307618-1915-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium895039.562
6612St. Louis Cardinals693138.44911.5291292-113-2217-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park854936.576
7715Chicago Cubs702842.40015.0308357-4914-2514-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field843648.429
8817Philadelphia Phillies672344.34318.5248316-6814-188-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium872463.276


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom CheneyP26.258Traded by Pirates to Senators for Tom Sturdivant. 
Tom SturdivantP31.062Traded by Senators to Pirates for Tom Cheney.