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Sunday September 24,1961This 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 1961-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox3BoxBill MonbouquetteLuis Arroyo(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox8BoxBilly PierceSteve BarberWarren Hacker
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly HoeftJuan PizarroHoyt Wilhelm
Washington Senators II4Minnesota Twins1BoxDick DonovanJim Kaat(none)
San Francisco Giants12Cincinnati Reds5BoxJack SanfordJoey JayStu Miller
Chicago Cubs0Milwaukee Braves8BoxWarren SpahnDon Cardwell(none)
Chicago Cubs4Milwaukee Braves2BoxDick EllsworthBob HendleyGlen Hobbie
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxVinegar Bend MizellChris ShortTom Sturdivant
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob GibsonSandy KoufaxLindy McDaniel

Standings as of 1961-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15810553.665--81660521144-3861-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I4401.000
222Detroit Tigers1569759.6227.079764015746-2850-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium642.667
334Baltimore Orioles1599366.58512.567957810146-3346-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium321.667
447Chicago White Sox1588573.53820.07447014332-4553-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park413.250
5510Cleveland Indians1557580.48428.5696712-1635-3940-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium633.500
6612Boston Red Sox1577483.47130.5709770-6126-5248-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park523.400
7713Minnesota Twins1557085.45233.5679739-6034-4635-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium505.000
8815Kansas City Athletics1555897.37445.5660831-17128-5430-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium633.500
9916Washington Senators II1555897.37445.5596746-15025-5133-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium633.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1509159.607--6896355444-2947-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field422.500
225Los Angeles Dodgers1488662.5814.07106803041-3045-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum633.500
336San Francisco Giants1498267.5508.574263510737-3545-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park532.600
449St. Louis Cardinals1507971.52712.06846503430-4248-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park413.250
558Milwaukee Braves1507971.52712.06926425038-4041-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium4401.000
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1477176.48318.56596451437-4034-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field743.571
7714Chicago Cubs1526389.41429.0677783-10624-5438-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field211.500
8817Philadelphia Phillies15047103.31344.0578761-18325-5221-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium404.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom BurgmeierP18.053Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.