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Sunday August 27,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox10BoxTurk LownMudcat Grant(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox9BoxCal McLishBarry LatmanJuan Pizarro
New York Yankees8Kansas City Athletics7BoxWhitey FordBob ShawLuis Arroyo
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins0BoxMilt PappasPedro Ramos(none)
Detroit Tigers7Washington Senators II4BoxDon MossiBennie DanielsGerry Staley
Detroit Tigers10Washington Senators II1BoxPaul FoytackDave Sisler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds6BoxJim BrosnanRon PerranoskiJim O'Toole
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds8BoxKen JohnsonDon DrysdaleBill Henry
Milwaukee Braves11Philadelphia Phillies10BoxBob HendleyJim Owens(none)
Milwaukee Braves0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxArt MahaffeyBob Buhl(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJoe GibbonJack CurtisClem Labine
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJim BrewerVinegar Bend MizellBob Anderson
San Francisco Giants0St. Louis Cardinals6BoxLarry JacksonJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1308644.662--67851516337-2949-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I32239.719
222Detroit Tigers1308545.6541.068752616141-1943-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium321616.500
334Baltimore Orioles1327755.58310.05784908841-2735-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium301812.600
449Chicago White Sox1306862.52318.06085763222-3946-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park321814.563
5510Cleveland Indians1306466.49222.0593608-1527-3037-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium311417.452
6612Boston Red Sox1346173.45527.0602675-7320-4741-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park281513.536
7713Minnesota Twins1285573.43030.0574641-6727-4328-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321517.469
8815Washington Senators II1265076.39734.0513612-9922-4228-34L9T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium351124.314
9916Kansas City Athletics1294683.35739.5530706-17622-4724-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium321517.469
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1307852.600--6075654240-2538-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field24159.625
225Los Angeles Dodgers1237152.5773.55885543436-2435-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum311813.581
336San Francisco Giants1246856.5487.06215279433-2735-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park301713.567
447Milwaukee Braves1246757.5408.05935454835-3032-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium301614.533
558St. Louis Cardinals1256659.5289.55725423026-3639-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park291415.483
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.49214.05585391928-3032-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field321517.469
7714Chicago Cubs1255372.42422.5572655-8320-4532-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field291118.379
8817Philadelphia Phillies1253689.28839.5474658-18419-4516-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium291118.379