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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 05, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1076938.645-57343314028-2441-14554015.727
AL -222Detroit Tigers1086939.6390.557546211332-1636-24543222.593
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1116249.5599.04754354032-2329-27513318.647
AL -448Cleveland Indians1095653.51414.05245042026-2530-28522230.423
AL -559Chicago White Sox1085454.50015.55215061518-3636-18543222.593
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1115160.45920.0506572-6618-3633-24512526.490
AL -7713Washington Senators II1054659.43822.0440496-5622-3524-24561541.268
AL -8814Minnesota Twins1064660.43422.5473529-5622-3524-25542430.444
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1063967.36829.5459595-13618-3821-29552233.400
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---15.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1086741.620-5084585035-2132-20462620.565
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1046440.6151.05014564534-1630-24502525.500
NL -336Milwaukee Braves1035449.52410.54914543732-2322-26512922.569
NL -447San Francisco Giants1055550.52410.55234546930-2325-27493019.612
NL -5510St. Louis Cardinals1045153.49014.0480478221-3029-24502921.580
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates974750.48514.5460453722-2325-27572829.491
NL -7715Chicago Cubs1054560.42920.5488558-7018-3526-26491930.388
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1023171.30433.0392532-14018-3312-39521636.308
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season