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Baseball on Friday, June 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
Washington Senators3Chicago White Sox4BoxRay Herbert (6-6)Joe McClain (6-6)CHA  M Minoso (7)  WS2  W Tasby (13)Minnie Minoso (19.2)
Detroit Tigers15Cleveland Indians7BoxDon Mossi (8-1)Jim Perry (6-5)CLE  C Essegian 2 (6), T Francona (3), B Phillips (10), J Romano (12)  DET  B Bruton 2 (6), R Colavito (19), D McAuliffe (1)Bill Bruton (29.0)
Boston Red Sox5KC1 UNBRIDGED4BoxGene Conley (3-5)Lew Krausse (1-1)BOS  G Geiger (5), P Runnels (3)Gary Geiger (48.2)
Baltimore Orioles8LAA UNBRIDGED6BoxSteve Barber (8-6)Ron Kline (1-5)BAL  S Barber (1), J Brandt (4), J Gentile (16), G Triandos (9)  LAA  S Bilko (7)Jim Gentile (28.4)
New York Yankees0Minnesota Twins4BoxCamilo Pascual (5-9)Bob Turley (3-4)MIN  H Killebrew (20)Harmon Killebrew (13.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim Brosnan (4-2)Ron Perranoski (3-2)CIN  F Robinson (18)  LAN  T Davis (12)Frank Robinson (42.0)
Chicago Cubs5MLN UNBRIDGED3BoxJack Curtis (3-2)Bob Hendley (0-1)MLN  H Aaron (14), F Thomas (13)Hank Aaron (19.3)
Philadelphia Phillies12Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxKen Lehman (1-0)Earl Francis (0-2)PHI  D Demeter (5)Clay Dalrymple (47.0)
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals10BoxCraig Anderson (1-0)Stu Miller (6-1)SLN  S Musial 2 (9)Stan Musial (49.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers4423.657--36728421-1022-14W3Game Log
New York Yankees4126.6123.034226618-1823-8L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4028.5884.532928320-1320-15L5Game Log
Boston Red Sox3532.5229.029931812-1823-14W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3633.5229.028729220-1415-20W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox3334.49311.03162929-1924-15W7Game Log
Washington Senators II3037.44814.027730415-1915-18L7Game Log
Kansas City Athletics2738.41516.029334214-2213-16L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins2641.38818.028436311-2415-17W1Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds4224.6361.530624121-1321-11W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4028.5884.530528317-1223-16L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3628.5626.531427515-1021-18L4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3228.5338.526427215-1417-14L1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves2931.48311.527728915-1914-12L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3033.47612.027425913-2216-12W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2440.37518.525331613-2411-16W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1940.32221.021227012-177-23W1Game Log

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