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Monday September 4,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles6BoxJack FisherPaul FoytackHoyt Wilhelm
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles4BoxBilly HoeftRon KlineHoyt Wilhelm
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox2BoxMudcat GrantIke DelockFrank Funk
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins9BoxAl SchrollFrank BaumannRay Moore
Chicago White Sox9Minnesota Twins5BoxJoe HorlenJim KaatTurk Lown
Washington Senators II3New York Yankees5BoxHal ReniffBennie Daniels(none)
Washington Senators II2New York Yankees3BoxBud DaleyPete Burnside(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Chicago Cubs6BoxJack CurtisCarl Willey(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon DrysdaleJuan Marichal(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxKen JohnsonFrank Sullivan(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxArt MahaffeyKen Hunt(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxRay SadeckiEarl FrancisLindy McDaniel

Standings as of 1961-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1389246.667--71053517538-3154-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I24177.708
222Detroit Tigers1398752.6265.572056815242-2444-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium23149.609
335Baltimore Orioles1428359.58511.062552410143-2939-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium20128.600
447Chicago White Sox1407565.53618.06606243629-4246-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park221111.500
5510Cleveland Indians1387068.50722.0631624733-3237-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium23815.348
6612Boston Red Sox1416675.46827.5636704-6825-4841-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park211011.476
7713Minnesota Twins1365977.43432.0608674-6627-4332-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium241113.458
8815Washington Senators II1375186.37240.5546670-12422-4429-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium241014.417
9916Kansas City Athletics1384989.35543.0586758-17224-4925-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium231211.522
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1368155.596--6285804843-2838-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field18126.667
224Los Angeles Dodgers1307654.5852.06095703939-2637-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum241311.542
336Milwaukee Braves1337261.5417.56285735537-3235-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium211110.524
448San Francisco Giants1317061.5348.56385607835-3235-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park23158.652
559St. Louis Cardinals1337063.5269.56075763128-3841-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park211011.476
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1296366.48814.55865701630-3233-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field251213.480
7714Chicago Cubs1345876.43322.0610682-7221-4536-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field20614.300
8817Philadelphia Phillies1344094.29940.0500695-19519-4520-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium20713.350