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Friday August 4,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics5Boston Red Sox0BoxNorm BassBill Monbouquette(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers6BoxFrank LaryBarry Latman(none)
Minnesota Twins5New York Yankees8BoxLuis ArroyoBill Pleis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim BrosnanClem Labine(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBob AndersonSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz
Milwaukee Braves2San Francisco Giants1BoxWarren SpahnMike McCormick(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8St. Louis Cardinals9BoxErnie BroglioDon FerrareseEd Bauta

Standings as of 1961-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1066838.642--57143213928-2440-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I564115.732
222Detroit Tigers1076839.6360.556845611232-1635-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium553322.600
335Baltimore Orioles1106248.5648.04734314232-2329-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium523319.635
448Cleveland Indians1085652.51913.05184972126-2430-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium532231.415
559Chicago White Sox1075354.49515.55135031018-3635-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park553322.600
6612Boston Red Sox1105060.45520.0496568-7218-3632-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522626.500
7713Washington Senators II1044658.44221.0437488-5122-3424-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium571542.263
8814Minnesota Twins1054659.43821.5472527-5522-3424-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552431.436
9916Kansas City Athletics1053966.37128.5455585-13018-3721-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium562234.393
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1076740.626--5014475435-2132-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field472621.553
224Los Angeles Dodgers1036340.6122.04944504434-1629-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum512625.510
336San Francisco Giants1045549.52910.55204457530-2325-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park503020.600
447Milwaukee Braves1025349.52011.54824513131-2322-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium523022.577
5510St. Louis Cardinals1035053.48515.0473478-521-3028-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park513021.588
6611Pittsburgh Pirates964650.47915.5449446321-2325-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field582929.500
7715Chicago Cubs1044559.43320.5482551-6918-3426-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field501931.380
8817Philadelphia Phillies1013170.30733.0392525-13318-3212-39L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium531637.302