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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 12, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1157639.661-61045715329-2547-14473314.702
AL -222Detroit Tigers1157441.6432.061448113336-1737-25472720.574
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1186751.56810.55154536232-2334-29442816.636
AL -447Cleveland Indians1156055.52216.05465222427-2633-29461828.391
AL -5510Chicago White Sox1155857.50418.0536527918-3640-21472819.596
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1205664.46722.5539609-7018-3838-26422022.476
AL -7713Washington Senators II1114764.42327.0462526-6422-3925-25501436.280
AL -8814Minnesota Twins1154867.41728.0506580-7423-4125-26452223.489
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1154273.36534.0475628-15321-4421-29461927.413
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---18.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Los Angeles Dodgers1086840.630-5324676534-1634-24462125.457
NL -224Cincinnati Reds1156946.6002.55324904236-2533-21392415.615
NL -336San Francisco Giants1106050.5459.05514698230-2330-27442519.568
NL -448Milwaukee Braves1085652.51912.05104803032-2624-26462719.587
NL -559St. Louis Cardinals1115754.51412.55054941123-3133-24432320.535
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1065353.50014.04994722726-2427-29482226.458
NL -7715Chicago Cubs1104565.40924.0505593-8818-4026-26441925.432
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1103179.28238.0400569-16918-3712-43441628.364
18 record(s)
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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