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Monday August 28,1961This 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 1961-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Athletics3BoxBill MonbouquetteNorm BassMike Fornieles
Detroit Tigers7Washington Senators II3BoxRon KlineJoe McClainTerry Fox
Milwaukee Braves7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxWarren SpahnRobin Roberts(none)
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBob AndersonRoy Face(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-28

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 Tigers1318645.6560.569452916542-1943-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium311516.484
334Baltimore Orioles1337855.5869.55864919542-2735-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium291712.586
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 Sox1356273.45926.5606678-7221-4741-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park271413.519
7713Minnesota Twins1285573.43030.0574641-6727-4328-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321517.469
8815Washington Senators II1275077.39434.5516619-10322-4228-35L10T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium341123.324
9916Kansas City Athletics1304684.35440.0533710-17722-4724-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium311516.484
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 Braves1256857.5447.56005465436-3032-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium291514.517
558St. Louis Cardinals1256659.5289.55725423026-3639-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park291415.483
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1236063.48814.55625441828-3032-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field311516.484
7714Chicago Cubs1265472.42922.0577659-8221-4532-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field281018.357
8817Philadelphia Phillies1263690.28640.0475665-19019-4516-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium281117.393