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Saturday July 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 1961-07-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers11Baltimore Orioles8BoxBill FischerDick Hyde(none)
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox3BoxBarry LatmanGalen Cisco(none)
Minnesota Twins9Kansas City Athletics3BoxJim KaatBob Shaw(none)
Washington Senators II6New York Yankees7BoxLuis ArroyoDave Sisler(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs13BoxDick EllsworthBob Miller(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Braves5BoxLew BurdetteKen HuntDon McMahon
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohnny PodresJohn BuzhardtLarry Sherry
San Francisco Giants4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxSam JonesBob Friend(none)

Standings as of 1961-07-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers765026.658--4213328925-1124-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium865135.593
222New York Yankees744628.6223.03893028721-2025-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I886325.716
335Cleveland Indians774433.5716.53683204822-1322-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium843450.405
447Baltimore Orioles774136.5329.5333332125-1515-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium855431.635
559Chicago White Sox763937.51311.03743413312-2227-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park864739.547
6611Boston Red Sox763838.50012.0339370-3115-2223-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park863848.442
7713Washington Senators II763343.43417.0314352-3818-2515-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium852857.329
8815Minnesota Twins753045.40019.5331409-7813-2417-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium854045.471
9916Kansas City Athletics742945.39220.0325394-6914-2215-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium873255.368
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds744529.608--3463034323-1722-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field804832.600
224Los Angeles Dodgers754431.5871.53453192621-1523-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum794534.570
336San Francisco Giants744232.5683.03653115421-1421-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park804337.538
448Pittsburgh Pirates683632.5296.0304308-415-1421-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field863947.453
5510Milwaukee Braves673433.5077.5318312618-1916-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium874938.563
6612St. Louis Cardinals713239.45111.5303309-614-2317-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park834835.578
7714Chicago Cubs722943.40315.0325369-4414-2515-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field823547.427
8817Philadelphia Phillies692346.33319.5256331-7514-188-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium852461.282


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Clint CourtneyC34.107Released by Orioles. 
Roy WhiteOF17.187Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.