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Baseball on Wednesday, August 16, 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 Sox4Cleveland Indians6BoxJim Perry (9-10)Tracy Stallard (1-2)CLE  J Romano (16)Tito Francona (45.3)
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers2BoxMilt Pappas (9-6)Jim Bunning (14-9)BAL  J Brandt (12), J Gentile (36), B Robinson (4)Jackie Brandt (17.8)
KC1 UNBRIDGED12Minnesota Twins7BoxNorm Bass (7-8)Pedro Ramos (9-14)KC1  N Bass (1), D Johnson (5)  MIN  B Allison (26), H Killebrew (36)Jerry Lumpe (17.1)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees5BoxRalph Terry (9-1)Turk Lown (6-5)CHA  J Landis 2 (18)  NYA  R Maris 2 (48)Roger Maris (29.2)
LAA UNBRIDGED2Washington Senators3BoxDick Donovan (9-8)Ken McBride (9-10)NoneDel Rice (20.0)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs9BoxDon Cardwell (10-10)Chris Short (4-9)CHN  R Santo (14)  PHI  C Dalrymple (4)Jerry Kindall (36.8)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers0Box G1Bob Purkey (14-7)Larry Sherry (4-3)CIN  F Robinson (34)Frank Robinson (17.6)
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers0Box G2Jim O'Toole (12-9)Johnny Podres (15-4)CIN  G Freese 2 (22), D Johnson (1)Gene Freese (30.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates1MLN UNBRIDGED2BoxWarren Spahn (13-12)Bob Friend (12-14)MLN  F Thomas (22)Eddie Mathews (16.2)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants4BoxJack Sanford (9-6)Ray Sadecki (10-6)SFN  F Alou (12), O Cepeda (32)  SLN  S Musial (12)Stan Musial (21.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7841.655--62747930-2648-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7643.6392.062650436-1839-26L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6953.56610.553146533-2535-29W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6157.51716.555954227-2634-31W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6058.50817.555153619-3741-21L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5766.46323.055662119-4038-26L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5168.42927.054260723-4128-27L1Game Log
Washington Senators II4967.42227.548955222-3927-28W1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics4376.36135.050066022-4721-29W1Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds7346.6135.055949340-2533-21W4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6944.6116.054249134-1635-28L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants6251.54913.055948230-2332-28W2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6052.53614.553248832-2628-26W6Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5857.50418.051550924-3433-24L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5456.49119.551749026-2728-29L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4866.42127.553261318-4129-26W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3183.27244.541660618-4112-43L19Game Log

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