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Baseball on Thursday, April 20, 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 Senators1Chicago White Sox6BoxEarly Wynn (1-0)Hal Woodeshick (0-1)CHA  J Landis (1), R Sievers (2), A Smith (1)Jim Landis (17.1)
Detroit Tigers11Cleveland Indians4BoxFrank Lary (2-0)Gary Bell (0-2)DET  N Cash (1)Norm Cash (27.4)
LAA UNBRIDGED5New York Yankees7Box G1Art Ditmar (1-0)Eli Grba (1-1)LAA  L Wagner (1)  NYA  M Mantle 2 (3)Mickey Mantle (43.9)
LAA UNBRIDGED2New York Yankees4Box G2Bob Turley (2-0)Ned Garver (0-1)LAA  K Hunt (1)Bob Turley (29.9)
St. Louis Cardinals11Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCurt Simmons (1-0)Stan Williams (1-1)LAN  C Smith (1)  SLN  K Boyer (4), D Spencer 2 (4)Ken Boyer (23.6)
MLN UNBRIDGED7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRon Piche (1-0)John Buzhardt (0-1)MLN  M Roach (1)  PHI  C Dalrymple (1)Mel Roach (33.6)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxGlen Hobbie (1-1)Joe Gibbon (1-1)NoneFrank Thomas (11.9)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2BoxMike McCormick (2-1)Jim O'Toole (1-2)NoneWillie Mays (13.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins51.833--28215-10-0W3Game Log
New York Yankees41.8000.519160-04-1W4Game Log
Detroit Tigers41.8000.534172-02-1W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox22.5002.010100-02-2L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians33.5002.023273-10-2L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox23.4002.514241-21-1W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics12.3332.58101-20-0L2Game Log
Washington Senators II24.3333.017201-11-3L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles14.2003.521260-01-4L2Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds53.6251.036203-32-0L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals54.5561.544353-32-1W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants54.5561.527320-05-4W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates54.5561.539393-32-1L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers55.5002.052540-05-5L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs34.4292.522281-42-0W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves23.4002.520241-21-1W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies25.2863.522302-40-1L2Game Log

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