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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 Thursday, August 17, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1207941.658-63248215030-2649-15423012.714
AL -222Detroit Tigers1207644.6333.062750712036-1839-27422517.595
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1237053.56910.55344666834-2535-29392514.641
AL -448Cleveland Indians1196257.52116.55635451827-2635-31421626.381
AL -5510Chicago White Sox1196059.50418.55545411319-3841-21432617.605
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1245767.46024.0559625-6619-4138-26381919.500
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1195168.42927.5542607-6523-4128-27411922.463
AL -8814Washington Senators II1175067.42727.5493555-6222-3928-28441133.250
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1194376.36135.5500660-16022-4721-29421824.429
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---19.00000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1197346.613-5594936640-2533-21352015.571
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1136944.6111.05424915134-1635-28412021.488
NL -336San Francisco Giants1146252.5448.55594847530-2332-29402317.575
NL -447Milwaukee Braves1136152.5409.05394944532-2629-26412219.537
NL -559St. Louis Cardinals1165957.50912.5517509825-3433-24382117.553
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1125557.49114.55255042127-2828-29422022.476
NL -7715Chicago Cubs1164967.42222.5546621-7518-4130-27381523.395
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1153184.27040.0422613-19118-4212-43391623.410
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