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Baseball on Sunday, September 17, 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
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox1BoxBill Monbouquette (13-13)Chuck Estrada (13-9)NoneJim Pagliaroni (10.3)
LAA UNBRIDGED1Chicago White Sox8Box G1Frank Baumann (10-12)Dean Chance (0-2)CHA  A Smith (27)Floyd Robinson (22.3)
LAA UNBRIDGED3Chicago White Sox4Box G2Don Larsen (8-1)Eli Grba (10-12)CHA  J Landis (22)George Thomas (52.5)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians0Box G1Camilo Pascual (14-15)Jim Perry (10-15)MIN  J Altobelli (2)Joe Altobelli (33.7)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians3Box G2Al Schroll (3-3)Mudcat Grant (14-9)NoneJoe Altobelli (15.3)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers4BoxLuis Arroyo (15-4)Terry Fox (4-2)NYA  C Boyer (11), R Maris (58), B Skowron (26)Roger Maris (55.7)
KC1 UNBRIDGED3Washington Senators2BoxLew Krausse (2-5)Hector Maestri (0-1)KC1  B Bryan (1)Charlie Shoemaker (28.2)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds0BoxArt Mahaffey (11-19)Bob Purkey (16-11)NoneTony Gonzalez (20.4)
MLN UNBRIDGED3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxSandy Koufax (17-11)Don McMahon (6-4)NoneGil Hodges (32.3)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxLarry Jackson (14-9)Al McBean (3-2)SLN  S Musial (14)Stan Musial (20.6)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants8BoxBilly O'Dell (5-5)Jack Curtis (10-12)SFN  F Alou (18)Felipe Alou (21.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees10250.671--79759041-3561-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers9259.6099.576862443-2848-32L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles8963.58613.065055144-3244-32L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox8271.53620.571967932-4550-26W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians7377.48728.067669134-3839-39L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox7380.47729.570175326-5047-30W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6783.44734.065572532-4634-38W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5694.37345.058272223-5033-44L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5595.36746.063981126-5329-42W1Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds8857.60710.566160844-2944-28L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8359.58514.068065039-2944-30W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants7865.54519.570060135-3443-31W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7767.53521.065861530-4146-27W6Game Log
Milwaukee Braves7668.52822.065761737-3839-30L6Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6873.48228.563461535-3733-36L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs6086.41139.065675821-5138-36L8Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies45100.31053.556174324-5120-50W1Game Log

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