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Tuesday August 22,1961This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1961-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Boston Red Sox3BoxMike FornielesBennie Daniels(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox4BoxDon LarsenPedro Ramos(none)
Detroit Tigers8Cleveland Indians1BoxPaul FoytackMudcat Grant(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Athletics3BoxBill FischerMilt Pappas(none)
San Francisco Giants12Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike McCormickBob Purkey(none)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds3BoxSam JonesKen JohnsonStu Miller
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies6BoxArt MahaffeyDick Ellsworth(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJoe GibbonBob BuhlRoy Face
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxLindy McDanielTurk Farrell(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1258243.656--65049515533-2849-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I372710.730
222Detroit Tigers1258144.6481.065651713937-1843-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium372017.541
335Baltimore Orioles1277354.57510.05534747937-2635-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium352213.629
448Chicago White Sox1246460.51617.55765532322-3942-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park382216.579
5510Cleveland Indians1246361.50818.5573568527-2636-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium371522.405
6612Boston Red Sox1295871.45026.0571648-7719-4539-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park331815.545
7713Minnesota Twins1235370.43128.0561626-6525-4328-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium371720.459
8815Washington Senators II1215071.41330.0500575-7522-4028-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium401129.275
9916Kansas City Athletics1244579.36336.5512680-16822-4723-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium371621.432
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1247549.605--5775215640-2535-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field301812.600
224Los Angeles Dodgers1176948.5902.55555144134-2035-28L8T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum372017.541
336San Francisco Giants1196752.5635.55944989632-2335-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park351817.514
447Milwaukee Braves1186454.5428.05575114632-2732-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium361917.528
559St. Louis Cardinals1206159.50812.0533526726-3634-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park341915.559
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1165759.49114.05345112328-3029-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field381820.474
7714Chicago Cubs1205169.42522.0552632-8018-4232-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field341321.382
8817Philadelphia Phillies1203387.27540.0441630-18919-4513-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium341420.412


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John FelskeC-1B19.084Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs.