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Baseball on Tuesday, September 26, 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
Chicago White Sox7Boston Red Sox5Box G1Ray Herbert (12-12)Gene Conley (11-14)CHA  S Esposito (1), R Herbert (2), R Sievers (26)Roy Sievers (38.4)
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox7Box G2Billy Muffett (3-11)Alan Brice (0-1)BOS  J Jensen (13), C Schilling (5)  CHA  R Sievers (27)Lou Clinton (37.3)
Detroit Tigers5KC1 UNBRIDGED8BoxNorm Bass (10-11)Ron Nischwitz (0-1)DET  R Colavito (44)Deron Johnson (14.2)
Washington Senators3LAA UNBRIDGED2BoxBennie Daniels (11-11)Ted Bowsfield (10-8)LAA  T Kluszewski (15), E Yost (3)  WS2  G Green (18), B Johnson (6)Ted Kluszewski (43.0)
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins3BoxGary Bell (12-15)Jack Kralick (13-11)MIN  Z Versalles (7)Johnny Romano (15.2)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxRollie Sheldon (10-5)Jack Fisher (10-13)NYA  R Maris (60)Johnny Blanchard (16.8)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs3BoxJim Brosnan (10-3)Bob Anderson (7-10)CIN  J Edwards (2), J Lynch (13), F Robinson (37)Jerry Lynch (44.5)
St. Louis Cardinals2MLN UNBRIDGED9BoxLew Burdette (18-10)Ray Sadecki (14-10)MLN  J Adcock (35), E Mathews (31)  SLN  K Boyer (23)Eddie Mathews (14.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates3Box G1Stan Williams (14-12)Bob Friend (14-19)PIT  D Stuart (32)Jim Gilliam (22.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Pittsburgh Pirates8Box G2Joe Gibbon (12-10)Don Drysdale (12-10)NoneDon Hoak (14.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees10653.667--81960744-3862-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers9861.6168.081165847-3050-32L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles9367.58113.568158146-3446-34L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox8674.53720.575671333-4653-28L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7680.48728.570371536-3940-41W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox7584.47231.072178226-5249-32W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7086.44934.568274634-4635-41L2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics6098.38045.567884528-5432-44W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5997.37845.559974826-5133-46W2Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds9259.60910.069563845-2947-30W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8763.58014.571569142-3145-32L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8367.55318.575263738-3545-32W2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves8171.53321.570364538-4043-31W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7973.52023.568766130-4448-30L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7277.48329.067065037-4035-37W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6390.41240.068078924-5438-37L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies47104.31155.058077125-5221-53L2Game Log

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