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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 Thursday, August 24, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1278344.654-66250715534-2949-1535269.743
AL -222Detroit Tigers1278245.6461.066452114338-1943-27351916.543
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1297455.57410.05634847938-2735-29332112.636
AL -4410Chicago White Sox1266462.50818.55765601622-3942-23362214.611
AL -559Cleveland Indians1266462.50818.5577576127-2637-36351421.400
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1316071.45825.0585656-7119-4541-26311615.516
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1255570.44027.0568626-5827-4328-27351520.429
AL -8815Washington Senators II1235073.40731.0508589-8122-4228-31381127.289
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1264680.36536.5522690-16822-4724-33351520.429
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---19.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1267650.603-5855404540-2536-25281711.607
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1196950.5803.55635323134-2235-28352015.571
NL -336San Francisco Giants1216853.5625.561350610733-2435-29331716.515
NL -447Milwaukee Braves1206555.5428.05695195033-2832-27341816.529
NL -558St. Louis Cardinals1226359.51611.05515341726-3636-24321715.531
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1185860.49214.05425231928-3030-30361719.472
NL -7714Chicago Cubs1215170.42122.5556639-8318-4332-28331320.394
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1213487.28139.5448634-18619-4514-43331320.394
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