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MLB Games on Sunday August 20, 1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL6Cleveland IndiansAL0Box | PBP90Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:11Ralph TerryJim Perry---Mantle, Maris
New York YankeesAL5Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP956,307Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:41Rollie SheldonGary Bell---Francona, Skowron
Boston Red SoxAL1Detroit TigersAL6Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumDay1:59Frank LaryGene Conley------
Boston Red SoxAL6Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP937,793Tiger StadiumDay2:46Terry FoxTracy Stallard---Cash, Maxwell, Yastrzemski
Chicago White SoxAL5Kansas City AthleticsAL3Box | PBP90Municipal StadiumDay2:18Russ KemmererJim ArcherWarren Hacker---
Chicago White SoxAL7Kansas City AthleticsAL0Box | PBP910,741Municipal StadiumDay2:14Juan PizarroArt Ditmar------
Minnesota TwinsAL9Los Angeles AngelsAL7Box | PBP93,977Wrigley FieldDay3:10Al SchrollTom MorganRay MooreAverill (2), Green (2), Kralick, Schroll, Thomas
Baltimore OriolesAL9Washington Senators IIAL3Box | PBP97,221Griffith StadiumDay2:53Chuck EstradaDick Donovan---Johnson
Pittsburgh PiratesNL0Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP1119,038Wrigley FieldDay2:57Don CardwellBob Friend------
St. Louis CardinalsNL7Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP916,725Crosley FieldDay2:37Ray SadeckiSherman Jones---Coleman, Post, White
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Milwaukee BravesNL5Box | PBP90County StadiumDay2:32Warren SpahnChris Short---Malkmus, Mathews
Philadelphia PhilliesNL7Milwaukee BravesNL4Box | PBP924,637County StadiumDay2:52John BuzhardtCarl Willey---Adcock, Covington, McMillan
Los Angeles DodgersNL8San Francisco GiantsNL11Box | PBP940,031Candlestick ParkDay2:57Jack SanfordSandy KoufaxDick LeMayAlou (2), Mays, Snider
13 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Sunday, August 20, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1248242.661-64749115633-2749-15382711.711
AL -222Detroit Tigers1248044.6452.064851613236-1843-27382117.553
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1267353.57910.05514718037-2535-29362214.611
AL -449Chicago White Sox1236360.51218.55725502222-3941-21392316.590
AL -558Cleveland Indians1236360.51218.55725601227-2636-34381523.395
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1285771.44527.0568646-7819-4538-26341915.559
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1225369.43428.0558622-6425-4228-27381721.447
AL -8815Washington Senators II1205070.41730.0498572-7422-3928-31411130.268
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1234479.35837.5509678-16922-4722-32381721.447
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---20.00000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1227547.615-5725046840-2535-22321814.563
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1166947.5953.05515094234-1935-28382018.526
NL -336San Francisco Giants1176552.5567.55774938430-2335-29372017.541
NL -447Milwaukee Braves1176453.5478.55565074932-2632-27371918.514
NL -5510St. Louis Cardinals1196059.50413.5528522626-3633-24352015.571
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1155659.48715.55305102028-3028-29391920.487
NL -7714Chicago Cubs1195168.42922.5552626-7418-4132-28351322.371
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1193287.26941.5435630-19519-4512-43351520.429
18 record(s)
Glossary:
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