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Baseball on Wednesday, July 26, 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
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles5Box G1Wes Stock (5-0)Bill Monbouquette (8-8)NoneDave Philley (46.3)
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles9Box G2Jack Fisher (4-9)Gene Conley (4-10)BAL  J Gentile (28)Jim Gentile (29.7)
Cleveland Indians12KC1 UNBRIDGED5BoxGary Bell (7-9)Norm Bass (4-7)CLE  W Held (11)Reno Bertoia (25.2)
Detroit Tigers5LAA UNBRIDGED4BoxFrank Lary (14-5)Ron Moeller (4-6)DET  R Colavito (29), A Kaline (13)  LAA  J Koppe (2)Al Kaline (18.9)
Washington Senators9Minnesota Twins10BoxBert Cueto (1-3)Dave Sisler (2-5)MIN  T Lepcio (5)  WS2  C Cottier (2), B Daniels (2), B Klaus (7)Marty Keough (40.6)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees5BoxRollie Sheldon (7-3)Ray Herbert (7-9)NYA  J Blanchard 2 (13), C Boyer (7), M Mantle (39)Johnny Blanchard (17.4)
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs7BoxBarney Schultz (4-2)Lindy McDaniel (6-5)CHN  E Banks (14)  SLN  J Javier (1)Ernie Banks (27.3)
Cincinnati Reds3MLN UNBRIDGED2BoxKen Johnson (1-4)Don Nottebart (3-5)CIN  G Bell (3), F Robinson (30)  MLN  H Aaron (25)Frank Robinson (52.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon Drysdale (8-6)Jim Owens (1-4)LAN  N Larker (5)Norm Larker (20.1)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxBob Friend (10-13)Dick LeMay (2-3)NoneDick Groat (25.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6535.650--54743232-1632-20W1Game Log
New York Yankees6334.6491.553439428-2435-10W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5545.55010.043741029-2225-24W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5446.54011.048445225-2029-26W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5050.50015.047746715-3235-18L3Game Log
Washington Senators II4354.44320.541046719-3024-24L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox4557.44121.045353118-3527-22L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins4156.42322.544250018-3123-25W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics3562.36128.542455016-3519-27L1Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds6038.6124.046342032-1928-19W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5838.6045.045942030-1628-22W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants5046.52113.048842525-2125-25L1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves4845.51613.545342328-2220-23L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4544.50614.541341720-2125-23W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4649.48416.544443619-2726-23L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4055.42122.544751417-3423-21W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3062.32631.035947118-2811-35L3Game Log

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