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Baseball on Tuesday, August 08, 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
KC1 UNBRIDGED0Baltimore Orioles7Box G1Steve Barber (13-9)Bob Shaw (7-10)NoneJackie Brandt (20.5)
KC1 UNBRIDGED6Baltimore Orioles5Box G2Norm Bass (6-7)Hoyt Wilhelm (8-7)BAL  J Brandt 2 (11), J Gentile (32)  KC1  N Siebern (14), H Sullivan (5)Haywood Sullivan (75.5)
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox5BoxCamilo Pascual (9-12)Bill Monbouquette (8-11)BOS  D Buddin (6), G Geiger (16)Camilo Pascual (27.3)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox0BoxJim Bunning (13-8)Frank Baumann (8-9)DET  N Cash (28)Norm Cash (22.3)
Washington Senators5Cleveland Indians6BoxWynn Hawkins (6-8)Dave Sisler (2-6)CLE  C Essegian (9)  WS2  C Hinton (5), B Johnson (2)Johnny Romano (48.1)
LAA UNBRIDGED4New York Yankees5BoxLuis Arroyo (10-3)Art Fowler (5-5)NYA  Y Berra (15)Elston Howard (23.8)
MLN UNBRIDGED3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTurk Farrell (7-5)Lew Burdette (13-8)LAN  D Snider (8)  MLN  F Thomas (19)Wally Moon (29.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Philadelphia Phillies2Box G1Harvey Haddix (8-5)Art Mahaffey (7-16)PHI  P Herrera (11)  PIT  S Burgess (10)Smoky Burgess (40.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies2Box G2Tom Sturdivant (3-6)Chris Short (4-8)PHI  T Gonzalez (8)  PIT  D Hoak (11)Clay Dalrymple (18.6)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants8BoxJack Sanford (7-6)Don Cardwell (9-10)SFN  J Sanford (3)Jose Pagan (10.3)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxLindy McDaniel (8-5)Bob Purkey (13-6)CIN  J Lynch (9), V Pinson (11), B Purkey (1)  SLN  K Boyer 2 (17), B White (14)Jerry Lynch (33.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7338.658--59244628-2445-14W6Game Log
Detroit Tigers7140.6402.058547233-1637-25W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6450.56110.549244532-2331-28L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5854.51815.554051627-2631-28W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5655.50517.052951518-3638-19L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5462.46621.552558918-3636-26L1Game Log
Washington Senators II4662.42625.545151022-3824-24L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins4764.42326.049555423-3924-25W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics4170.36932.047261620-4121-29W1Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers6640.6234.551946334-1632-24W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6844.6075.552148035-2333-21L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants5750.53314.053545830-2327-27W2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves5451.51416.049746532-2522-26L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5553.50916.549748721-3033-24W6Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5151.50017.548746526-2425-27W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4562.42126.049357718-3726-26L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3176.29040.040055418-3512-42L12Game Log

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