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Friday September 15,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox3BoxGene ConleyMilt Pappas(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians2BoxLee StangeFrank FunkRay Moore
New York Yankees11Detroit Tigers1BoxWhitey FordDon Mossi(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxRon KlineBud Daley(none)
Kansas City Athletics1Washington Senators II3BoxBennie DanielsNorm Bass(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxSandy KoufaxWarren Spahn(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants5BoxJack SanfordDick DrottStu Miller

Standings as of 1961-09-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15010149.673--78757621140-3461-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1284.667
222Detroit Tigers1499158.6119.575461414043-2847-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium13103.769
334Baltimore Orioles1508862.58713.06455469943-3144-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1275.583
448Chicago White Sox1508070.53321.07036643932-4548-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1266.500
5510Cleveland Indians1477275.49027.5671681-1034-3838-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1468.429
6612Boston Red Sox1517279.47729.5696748-5226-5046-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1147.364
7713Minnesota Twins1476582.44234.5645720-7530-4534-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1358.385
8815Washington Senators II1485593.37245.0577719-14223-5032-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1367.462
9916Kansas City Athletics1485494.36546.0636806-17025-5229-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1376.538
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1438756.608--6586025644-2943-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1165.545
225Los Angeles Dodgers1408159.5794.56686402839-2942-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1486.571
336San Francisco Giants1417665.53910.06885969235-3441-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1394.692
447Milwaukee Braves1427666.53510.56476054237-3639-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1275.583
559St. Louis Cardinals1427567.52811.56496123728-4146-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1257.417
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1396871.48917.06316062535-3733-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1578.467
7714Chicago Cubs1446084.41727.5651746-9521-4938-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1046.400
8817Philadelphia Phillies1434499.30843.0555740-18523-5020-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1138.273