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Wednesday September 27,1961This 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 1961-09-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox6BoxGalen CiscoJoe HorlenMike Fornieles
Detroit Tigers10Kansas City Athletics2BoxFrank LaryJerry WalkerTerry Fox
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins10BoxAl SchrollJim Perry(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees2BoxSteve BarberBill StaffordDick Hall
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs5BoxDon CardwellLarry Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJim OwensSandy KoufaxJack Baldschun
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxHarvey HaddixStu Miller(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16010654.663--82161021144-3862-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I23-11.500
222Detroit Tigers1609961.6197.082166016148-3050-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium2201.000
334Baltimore Orioles1619467.58412.568458310147-3446-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1101.000
447Chicago White Sox1618675.53420.57607194133-4753-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park101.000
5511Cleveland Indians1577681.48428.5707725-1836-4040-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium422.500
6612Boston Red Sox1607684.47530.0727786-5926-5250-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park202.000
7713Minnesota Twins1577186.45233.5692750-5834-4636-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium3-14-.333
8815Kansas City Athletics1596099.37745.5680855-17528-5432-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium211.500
9916Washington Senators II1575998.37645.5605756-15126-5233-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1519259.609--6956385745-2947-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field312.333
225Los Angeles Dodgers1518764.5765.07166932342-3245-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum321.667
336San Francisco Giants1518368.5509.075564211338-3645-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321.667
448Milwaukee Braves1528171.53311.57036455838-4043-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium2201.000
559St. Louis Cardinals1537974.51614.06896662330-4548-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1101.000
6610Pittsburgh Pirates1507377.48718.56756532237-4036-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field422.500
7714Chicago Cubs1546490.41629.5685791-10624-5439-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field000
8817Philadelphia Phillies15248104.31644.5582772-19025-5222-53W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium2-13-.500