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Baseball on Sunday, April 23, 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
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles4BoxChuck Estrada (1-1)Danny McDevitt (0-1)NYA  M Mantle (5)Ron Hansen (11.9)
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3Box G1Tom Brewer (2-0)Billy Pierce (0-2)CHA  A Smith (3)Tom Brewer (14.4)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox7Box G2Bob Shaw (1-0)Billy Muffett (0-2)CHA  M Minoso (1)Minnie Minoso (16.3)
LAA UNBRIDGED1Detroit Tigers3Box G1Bob Bruce (1-0)Ken McBride (0-2)DET  D Brown (2)  LAA  T Kluszewski (3)Dick Brown (13.7)
LAA UNBRIDGED2Detroit Tigers3Box G2Jim Donohue (1-0)Ron Moeller (0-1)DET  D Gernert (1)Dick Gernert (48.3)
Cleveland Indians10KC1 UNBRIDGED8BoxWynn Hawkins (1-0)Ken Johnson (0-2)NoneJohnny Temple (56.9)
Washington Senators0Minnesota Twins1BoxJack Kralick (1-0)Dick Donovan (0-3)NoneJack Kralick (8.7)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRoger Craig (2-0)Bob Purkey (2-1)CIN  J Lynch (2)  LAN  D Demeter (1), W Moon (8)Don Demeter (12.6)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies1Box G1Frank Sullivan (1-1)Dick Ellsworth (0-1)PHI  B Smith (1)Al Heist (2.0)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies6Box G2Art Mahaffey (1-1)Bob Anderson (0-2)PHI  J Callison (2)Johnny Callison (15.1)
MLN UNBRIDGED3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxWarren Spahn (1-1)Vern Law (0-3)PIT  D Hoak (1)Charlie Lau (10.6)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants2Box G1Sam Jones (2-0)Ernie Broglio (1-2)NoneWalt Moryn (15.5)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Francisco Giants4Box G2Lindy McDaniel (2-1)Billy O'Dell (0-1)SLN  R Schoendienst (1)Mickey McDermott (67.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers71.875--49212-05-1W7Game Log
Minnesota Twins72.7780.537305-12-1W2Game Log
New York Yankees54.5562.532321-34-1L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians54.5562.540435-20-2W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox44.5003.024292-22-2L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles45.4443.537390-03-6W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox45.4443.533381-23-3W1Game Log
Washington Senators II36.3334.526292-31-3L2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics24.3334.024271-21-2L1Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers85.6152.563580-08-5W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals65.5452.552414-42-1W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants65.5452.533400-06-5L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates55.5003.040423-32-2L2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves33.5003.023252-21-1W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs56.4553.531413-62-0L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds56.4553.540313-62-0L4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies47.3644.535392-42-3W2Game Log

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