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Saturday August 19,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians2BoxWhitey FordBobby LockeLuis Arroyo
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxHank AguirreMike Fornieles(none)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Athletics3BoxCal McLishJerry WalkerTurk Lown
Baltimore Orioles5Washington Senators II0BoxBilly HoeftMarty Kutyna(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3BoxClem LabineJack Curtis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoey JayCurt Simmons(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Milwaukee Braves4BoxTony CloningerFrank SullivanDon McMahon
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants5BoxJuan MarichalStan WilliamsStu Miller

Standings as of 1961-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1228042.656--63648914731-2749-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I402911.725
222Detroit Tigers1227844.6392.063550912636-1841-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium402317.575
335Baltimore Orioles1257253.5769.55424687436-2535-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium372314.622
448Cleveland Indians1216358.52116.55705492127-2636-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium401525.375
559Chicago White Sox1216160.50418.55605471320-3941-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park412516.610
6612Boston Red Sox1265769.45225.0561633-7219-4338-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park361917.528
7713Minnesota Twins1215269.43027.5549615-6624-4228-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391821.462
8815Washington Senators II1195069.42028.5495563-6822-3928-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium421131.262
9916Kansas City Athletics1214477.36435.5506666-16022-4722-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1217546.620--5684977140-2535-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field331815.545
224Los Angeles Dodgers1156946.6003.05434984534-1835-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum392019.513
336San Francisco Giants1166452.5528.55664858130-2334-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park382117.553
447Milwaukee Braves1156352.5489.05474984932-2631-26W9T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium392019.513
5510St. Louis Cardinals1185959.50014.5521518325-3633-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park362115.583
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1145658.49115.55305092128-2928-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field401921.475
7714Chicago Cubs1185068.42423.5551626-7518-4131-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field361422.389
8817Philadelphia Phillies1173186.26542.0426621-19518-4412-43L22T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium371621.432