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Wednesday September 6,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox9BoxDon SchwallJim Perry(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins3BoxJuan PizarroPedro Ramos(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins2BoxDon LarsenCamilo PascualTurk Lown
Washington Senators II0New York Yankees8BoxWhitey FordTom Cheney(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs6BoxDon CardwellJoe Gibbon(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxRoger CraigStu MillerRon Perranoski
Philadelphia Phillies0Milwaukee Braves1BoxWarren SpahnJohn Buzhardt(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals11BoxLarry JacksonJim Maloney(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1409446.671--72453618838-3156-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I22157.682
222Detroit Tigers1408753.6217.072056915142-2544-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium22148.636
335Baltimore Orioles1438459.58711.562652410243-2940-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium19118.579
447Chicago White Sox1437766.53818.56736324131-4346-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park19910.474
5510Cleveland Indians1407169.50723.0644638634-3337-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium21714.333
6612Boston Red Sox1436776.46928.5650717-6725-4842-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park19910.474
7714Minnesota Twins1396079.43233.5616687-7127-4332-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211011.476
8815Washington Senators II1395188.36742.5547684-13722-4629-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium221012.455
9916Kansas City Athletics1405189.36443.0606773-16724-4927-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1388256.594--6385934544-2938-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field16115.688
224Los Angeles Dodgers1327854.5911.06225774539-2639-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum221111.500
336Milwaukee Braves1357461.5486.56345775737-3237-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium19910.474
448San Francisco Giants1337063.5269.56455737235-3435-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park21156.714
559St. Louis Cardinals1357164.5269.56205863428-3842-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park19910.474
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1316467.48914.55965791731-3333-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field231112.478
7713Chicago Cubs1365977.43422.0619692-7321-4537-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field18513.278
8817Philadelphia Phillies1364096.29441.0504701-19719-4720-50L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium18711.389


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary WagnerP21.070Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.