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Wednesday July 26,1961This 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 1961-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles5BoxWes StockBill MonbouquetteHoyt Wilhelm
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles9BoxJack FisherGene Conley(none)
Cleveland Indians12Kansas City Athletics5BoxGary BellNorm Bass(none)
Washington Senators II9Minnesota Twins10BoxBert CuetoDave SislerRay Moore
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees5BoxRollie SheldonRay Herbert(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs7BoxBarney SchultzLindy McDaniel(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Milwaukee Braves2BoxKen JohnsonDon NottebartJim Brosnan
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon DrysdaleJim Owens(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxBob FriendDick LeMay(none)

Standings as of 1961-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1006535.650--54743211532-1632-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium623626.581
222New York Yankees976334.6490.553439414028-2435-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I654619.708
335Baltimore Orioles1005545.55010.04374102729-2225-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium624022.645
446Cleveland Indians1005446.54011.04844523225-2029-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium612437.393
5510Chicago White Sox1005050.50015.04774671015-3235-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park623626.581
6612Washington Senators II974354.44320.5410467-5719-3024-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium641846.281
7713Boston Red Sox1024557.44121.0453531-7818-3527-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park603129.517
8814Minnesota Twins974156.42322.5442500-5818-3123-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium632934.460
9916Kansas City Athletics973562.36128.5424550-12616-3519-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium642638.406
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds986038.612--4634204332-1928-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field563323.589
224Los Angeles Dodgers965838.6041.04594203930-1628-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum583127.534
337San Francisco Giants965046.5219.04884256325-2125-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park583523.603
448Milwaukee Braves934845.5169.54534233028-2220-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium613526.574
559Pittsburgh Pirates894544.50610.5413417-420-2125-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field653035.462
6611St. Louis Cardinals954649.48412.5444436819-2726-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park593425.576
7715Chicago Cubs954055.42118.5447514-6717-3423-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field592435.407
8817Philadelphia Phillies923062.32627.0359471-11218-2811-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium621745.274


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hank BauerOF38.360Released by Athletics.