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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
NL -
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)
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