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Baseball on Wednesday, April 19, 1961

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Washington Senators7Chicago White Sox2BoxMarty Kutyna (1-0)Billy Pierce (0-1)NoneMarty Kutyna (24.2)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians2BoxTerry Fox (1-0)Frank Funk (0-1)NoneSteve Boros (56.2)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDon Drysdale (2-1)Ernie Broglio (1-1)LAN  W Moon 2 (6)  SLN  C Sawatski (1)Wally Moon (22.8)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBob Friend (2-0)Bob Anderson (0-1)CHN  E Banks (1)Dick Stuart (13.6)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants2BoxKen Hunt (1-0)Jack Sanford (0-1)CIN  G Coleman (3)Frank Robinson (26.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins51.833--28215-10-0W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers31.7501.023131-02-1W3Game Log
New York Yankees21.6671.5890-02-1W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians32.6001.519163-10-1L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox22.5002.010100-02-2L1Game Log
Washington Senators II23.4002.516141-01-3W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics12.3332.58101-20-0L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox13.2503.08231-20-1L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles14.2003.521260-01-4L2Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds52.7140.535183-22-0W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates53.6251.039363-32-0W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers54.5561.550430-05-4W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals44.5002.033332-32-1L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants44.5002.025310-04-4L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies24.3333.016232-40-0L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs24.3333.019280-42-0L2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves13.2503.013180-21-1L2Game Log

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