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Baseball on Tuesday, May 23, 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 Sox1Baltimore Orioles3BoxBilly Hoeft (1-1)Billy Pierce (1-3)BAL  J Adair (5), D Williams (4)Jerry Adair (23.3)
Washington Senators7KC1 UNBRIDGED3BoxEd Hobaugh (2-2)Ray Herbert (3-3)NoneWillie Tasby (30.1)
Cleveland Indians0LAA UNBRIDGED9BoxKen McBride (4-2)Jim Perry (2-3)LAA  E Averill (9), K Hunt (6), L Wagner (8)Ken Hunt (29.8)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins2BoxHank Aguirre (2-3)Ray Moore (3-2)DET  S Boros (2), D Brown (7), N Cash (7), A Kaline (1)Norm Cash (41.4)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs1BoxFrank Sullivan (2-4)Glen Hobbie (2-5)CHN  B Williams (3)Bobby Malkmus (33.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Cincinnati Reds2BoxKen Hunt (4-2)Don Drysdale (3-3)NoneVada Pinson (13.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates0MLN UNBRIDGED1BoxLew Burdette (4-2)Bobby Shantz (1-1)NoneFrank Bolling (8.2)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals12BoxRay Sadecki (3-3)Sam Jones (3-3)SFN  O Cepeda (12), H Kuenn (2)  SLN  D Taussig (2), B White (1)Bill White (29.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2611.703--22914016-510-6W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians2115.5834.515813313-88-7L1Game Log
New York Yankees1816.5296.51551428-1010-6W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2018.5266.516417012-87-11W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1818.5007.51671818-510-13L4Game Log
Washington Senators II1820.4748.512213512-106-10W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1419.42410.01161437-128-6W2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics1318.41910.01351704-89-10L5Game Log
Chicago White Sox1421.40011.01441586-118-10L3Game Log
National League
San Francisco Giants2113.6183.516313110-411-9L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2315.6053.518316412-511-10L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1913.5944.51391299-710-6L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2015.5715.01311189-1011-5W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves1616.5007.51441469-87-8W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1418.4379.51261177-117-7W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1222.35312.51061534-158-7L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1023.30314.01071415-105-13W1Game Log

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