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Baseball on Thursday, June 15, 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 Senators5Baltimore Orioles2BoxEd Hobaugh (4-3)Hal Brown (6-3)BAL  J Adair (7), M Throneberry (7)  WS2  D Long (8), D O'Connell (1)Danny O'Connell (18.4)
LAA UNBRIDGED2Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly Pierce (3-5)Eli Grba (5-6)NoneAl Pilarcik (69.4)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians2BoxRalph Terry (5-0)Frank Funk (7-5)NYA  M Mantle (19)Johnny Romano (41.6)
Boston Red Sox10Detroit Tigers1BoxBill Monbouquette (6-6)Jim Bunning (5-6)BOS  V Wertz (8)Vic Wertz (24.3)
KC1 UNBRIDGED3Minnesota Twins4BoxJack Kralick (6-4)Gerry Staley (0-4)KC1  H Bauer (3)Bob Allison (38.9)
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTurk Farrell (5-4)Barney Schultz (0-1)LAN  T Davis (11)Jim Gilliam (36.7)
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRay Sadecki (5-4)Art Mahaffey (6-6)NoneTim McCarver (23.4)
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJoey Jay (8-3)Vinegar Bend Mizell (4-5)CIN  W Post (6)Gene Freese (17.6)
MLN UNBRIDGED3San Francisco Giants6BoxMike McCormick (7-5)Tony Cloninger (0-1)MLN  F Bolling (9), J Torre (5)  SFN  W McCovey (9)Harvey Kuenn (20.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers3922.639--32524818-1020-13L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3822.6330.530422320-1018-12L2Game Log
New York Yankees3722.6271.029923414-1423-8W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3130.5088.024226315-1115-20L2Game Log
Washington Senators II3030.5008.523525015-1415-16W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2831.47510.02402689-1719-14W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2633.44112.02612659-1917-14W7Game Log
Kansas City Athletics2532.43912.027030714-2211-10L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2336.39015.025132010-2113-15W1Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers3624.6002.527925614-1022-14W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3423.5963.027723315-619-17W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3423.5963.024721317-1317-10W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2825.5287.022323913-1415-11L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2628.4819.523021210-1715-12W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves2429.45311.024726813-1811-11L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs2135.37515.522127511-2210-13L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1834.34616.518921711-177-17L1Game Log

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