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Saturday September 23,1961This 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 1961-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Boston Red Sox3BoxWhitey FordDon SchwallLuis Arroyo
Cleveland Indians9Kansas City Athletics5BoxBill DaileyDave Wickersham(none)
Washington Senators II6Minnesota Twins4BoxClaude OsteenPedro RamosDave Sisler
Washington Senators II0Minnesota Twins10BoxCamilo PascualPete Burnside(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds10BoxJim O'TooleJim DuffaloJim Brosnan
Chicago Cubs3Milwaukee Braves6BoxTony CloningerJack Curtis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJack BaldschunRoy Face(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8St. Louis Cardinals5BoxEd RoebuckLarry JacksonTurk Farrell

Standings as of 1961-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15710552.669--81560221344-3761-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I541.800
222Detroit Tigers1559659.6198.079063515545-2850-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium752.714
334Baltimore Orioles1579265.58613.066756710045-3246-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium532.600
447Chicago White Sox1568472.53820.57336894432-4552-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park624.333
5510Cleveland Indians1557580.48429.0696712-1635-3940-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium633.500
6612Boston Red Sox1567383.46831.5706769-6326-5247-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park633.500
7713Minnesota Twins1547084.45533.5678735-5734-4635-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium606.000
8815Kansas City Athletics1555897.37446.0660831-17128-5430-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium633.500
9916Washington Senators II1545797.37046.5592745-15324-5133-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium743.571
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1499158.611--6846236144-2947-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field523.400
225Los Angeles Dodgers1478661.5854.07036723141-2945-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum734.429
336San Francisco Giants1488167.5479.573063010036-3545-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park642.667
448Milwaukee Braves1487870.52712.56826384438-4040-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium651.833
559St. Louis Cardinals1497871.52313.06766433330-4247-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park523.400
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1467076.47919.56556421336-4034-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field853.625
7714Chicago Cubs1506288.41329.5673773-10023-5338-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field422.500
8817Philadelphia Phillies14947102.31544.0575757-18225-5221-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium505.000