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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 Friday, August 18, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1217942.653-63348714630-2749-15413011.732
AL -222Detroit Tigers1217744.6362.063250712536-1840-27412417.585
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1247153.5739.55374686935-2535-29382414.632
AL -448Cleveland Indians1206357.52515.55685462227-2636-31411526.366
AL -5510Chicago White Sox1206060.50018.55555441119-3941-21422616.619
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1255768.45624.0559630-7119-4238-26371918.514
AL -7714Minnesota Twins1205169.42527.5544612-6823-4228-27401921.475
AL -8815Washington Senators II1185068.42427.5495558-6322-3928-29431132.256
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1204476.36734.5503661-15822-4722-29411724.415
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---18.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1207446.617-5654966940-2534-21341915.559
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1146945.6052.05434935034-1735-28402020.500
NL -336San Francisco Giants1156352.5488.55614857630-2333-29392217.564
NL -447Milwaukee Braves1146252.5449.05434954832-2630-26402119.525
NL -559St. Louis Cardinals1175958.50413.5520515525-3533-24372116.568
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1135558.48715.55265062027-2928-29412021.488
NL -7713Chicago Cubs1175067.42722.5548622-7418-4131-27371423.378
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1163185.26741.0423617-19418-4312-43381622.421
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