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Baseball on Friday, June 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
Washington Senators9Boston Red Sox14BoxMike Fornieles (3-3)Tom Sturdivant (2-5)NoneCarl Yastrzemski (41.8)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox1BoxPedro Ramos (4-8)Don Larsen (2-1)MIN  H Killebrew (16), J Lemon (4)Bob Allison (13.3)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3BoxDick Stigman (2-0)Chuck Estrada (4-5)CLE  W Kirkland (9)Willie Kirkland (26.5)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxPhil Regan (7-2)Bill Stafford (4-3)NYA  B Skowron (12)Bill Skowron (17.1)
LAA UNBRIDGED0KC1 UNBRIDGED4BoxLew Krausse (1-0)Ken McBride (5-5)NoneReno Bertoia (14.4)
MLN UNBRIDGED2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxLew Burdette (5-5)Sandy Koufax (9-3)LAN  C Neal (5)  MLN  L Burdette (3)Lew Burdette (20.4)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxKen Hunt (7-3)John Buzhardt (2-7)PHI  D Demeter (4)Wally Post (37.8)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob Gibson (4-3)Harvey Haddix (4-2)NoneKen Boyer (21.3)
Chicago Cubs12San Francisco Giants6BoxBob Anderson (4-5)Billy Loes (4-4)CHN  G Altman (7), B Williams (5)  SFN  F Alou (8), J Marshall (1), J Sanford (2)Billy Williams (37.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers4022.645--32925018-1021-13W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3922.6390.530722420-1019-12W1Game Log
New York Yankees3723.6172.030123814-1523-8L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3131.5009.024326615-1215-20L3Game Log
Washington Senators II3031.4929.524426415-1515-16L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2931.48310.02542779-1720-14W2Game Log
Kansas City Athletics2632.44812.027430714-2212-10W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2634.43313.02622719-1917-15L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2436.40015.025732111-2113-15W2Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds3523.6033.025121418-1317-10W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3625.5903.528025814-1022-15L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3424.5864.028324515-619-18L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2826.5198.022524413-1415-12L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2728.4919.523521411-1715-12W2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves2529.46311.024926914-1811-11W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2235.38615.523328112-2210-13W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1835.34017.519022111-177-18L2Game Log

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