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Friday July 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 1961-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees11Boston Red Sox8BoxLuis ArroyoArnold Earley(none)
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Athletics3BoxJim ArcherPhil Regan(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins4BoxDon LeeJoe Schaffernoth(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJack BaldschunBarney Schultz(none)
Milwaukee Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxLew BurdetteBob Friend(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals10BoxCurt SimmonsDon Drysdale(none)

Standings as of 1961-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers956134.642--51040310728-1532-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium674027.597
222New York Yankees925933.6410.549737712027-2332-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I705020.714
335Baltimore Orioles945242.5538.54083832529-1922-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium684325.632
446Cleveland Indians965244.5429.54664343223-1829-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium652639.400
5510Chicago White Sox944747.50013.54514351615-2932-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park683929.574
6612Boston Red Sox974453.45418.0435497-6218-3226-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park653233.492
7713Washington Senators II934251.45218.0390441-5118-2724-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium681949.279
8814Minnesota Twins933954.41921.0421485-6418-3121-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium673136.463
9916Kansas City Athletics933459.36626.0398513-11516-3518-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium682741.397
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds925636.609--4313983330-1826-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field623725.597
224Los Angeles Dodgers925438.5872.04394122726-1628-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum623527.565
337San Francisco Giants914843.5277.54543906423-1825-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park633726.587
448Pittsburgh Pirates844440.5248.0386377920-2124-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field703139.443
559Milwaukee Braves874443.5069.54253992625-2219-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium673928.582
6611St. Louis Cardinals914546.49510.54274171018-2626-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park633528.556
7715Chicago Cubs913853.41817.5419491-7216-3322-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field632637.413
8817Philadelphia Phillies882959.33025.0345442-9718-2810-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium661848.273


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken JohnsonP28.035Traded by Toronto (International) to Reds for Orlando Pena and Cash. 
Mickey McDermottP32.326Purchased by Athletics from Cardinals. 
Orlando PenaP27.246Traded by Reds with Cash to Toronto (International) for Ken Johnson.