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Baseball on Saturday, August 12, 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 Sox3Baltimore Orioles8BoxDick Hall (6-4)Ike Delock (6-7)BAL  J Gentile (34), G Triandos (17)Marv Breeding (14.8)
KC1 UNBRIDGED1Chicago White Sox2BoxRay Herbert (8-10)Bob Shaw (7-11)CHA  M Minoso (12)Floyd Robinson (15.5)
LAA UNBRIDGED3Cleveland Indians0BoxRyne Duren (5-10)Mudcat Grant (11-6)LAA  T Kluszewski (13), T Satriano (1)Ted Kluszewski (19.6)
Detroit Tigers17Minnesota Twins3BoxJim Bunning (14-8)Don Lee (3-4)DET  N Cash (29)Zoilo Versalles (31.7)
New York Yankees1Washington Senators5BoxDick Donovan (8-8)Bill Stafford (9-6)NYA  R Maris (43)  WS2  G Green (16)Gene Green (18.9)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJohnny Podres (15-3)Larry Jackson (8-9)NoneLarry Jackson (27.8)
Chicago Cubs6MLN UNBRIDGED8BoxDon McMahon (6-1)Dick Drott (0-3)CHN  G Altman (22), D Cardwell (3)  MLN  H Aaron (30), F Thomas (20)Eddie Mathews (68.2)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxVinegar Bend Mizell (6-8)Jim Owens (1-7)NoneBill Mazeroski (13.7)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants6BoxJack Sanford (8-6)Bob Purkey (13-7)CIN  V Pinson (12)  SFN  E Bailey (12), O Cepeda (31), W Mays (30)Willie Mays (42.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7639.661--61045729-2547-14L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7441.6432.061448136-1737-25W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6751.56810.551545332-2334-29W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians6055.52216.054652227-2633-29L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5857.50418.053652718-3640-21W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5664.46722.553960918-3838-26L2Game Log
Washington Senators II4764.42327.046252622-3925-25W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4867.41728.050658023-4125-26L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics4273.36534.047562821-4421-29L3Game Log
National League
Los Angeles Dodgers6840.6304.553246734-1634-24W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6946.6007.053249036-2533-21L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6050.54513.555146930-2330-27W5Game Log
Milwaukee Braves5652.51916.551048032-2624-26W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5754.51417.050549423-3133-24L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5353.50018.549947226-2427-29W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs4565.40928.550559318-4026-26L6Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3179.28242.540056918-3712-43L15Game Log

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