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Baseball on Thursday, August 24, 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 Senators4Boston Red Sox5BoxMike Fornieles (8-8)Pete Burnside (1-6)BOS  J Jensen 2 (12)  WS2  J King (9)Jim King (24.7)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox0BoxJim Kaat (7-12)Ray Herbert (8-12)NoneHarmon Killebrew (18.5)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians0BoxFrank Lary (19-6)Jim Perry (9-12)DET  B Bruton (14)Bill Bruton (25.1)
Baltimore Orioles3KC1 UNBRIDGED5BoxBill Kunkel (3-3)Dick Hall (6-5)KC1  D Johnson (6)Deron Johnson (25.2)
New York Yankees4LAA UNBRIDGED6BoxTom Morgan (6-2)Jim Coates (9-5)NoneBobby Richardson (41.7)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds8BoxJim O'Toole (13-9)Jack Sanford (10-7)NoneLeo Cardenas (16.4)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim Owens (2-8)Jack Curtis (8-9)CHN  R Santo (16)  PHI  D Demeter (14)Tony Taylor (15.3)
MLN UNBRIDGED6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxWarren Spahn (15-12)Bob Friend (12-16)MLN  L Maye (14)Joe Christopher (26.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals10BoxLindy McDaniel (10-5)Stan Williams (11-10)SLN  B White (18)Alex Grammas (19.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees8344.654--66250734-2949-15L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers8245.6461.066452138-1943-27W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7455.57410.056348438-2735-29L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6462.50818.557656022-3942-23L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6462.50818.557757627-2637-36L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6071.45825.058565619-4541-26W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5570.44027.056862627-4328-27W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5073.40731.050858922-4228-31L6Game Log
Kansas City Athletics4680.36536.552269022-4724-33W1Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds7650.6036.558554040-2536-25W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6950.58010.056353234-2235-28L10Game Log
San Francisco Giants6853.56212.061350633-2435-29L1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6555.54214.556951933-2832-27W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6359.51617.555153426-3636-24W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5860.49220.554252328-3030-30L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5170.42129.055663918-4332-28L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3487.28146.044863419-4514-43W3Game Log

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