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Baseball on Friday, August 18, 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
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians5BoxMudcat Grant (12-6)Jim Coates (9-4)CLE  B Phillips (18)  NYA  E Howard (12)Woodie Held (14.9)
Boston Red Sox0Detroit Tigers5BoxRon Kline (4-7)Bill Monbouquette (8-12)DET  B Bruton (12), R Colavito (32)Dick McAuliffe (15.5)
Chicago White Sox1KC1 UNBRIDGED3BoxBob Shaw (8-11)Ray Herbert (8-11)NoneNorm Siebern (42.5)
Minnesota Twins2LAA UNBRIDGED5BoxEli Grba (6-11)Camilo Pascual (10-13)LAA  J Koppe (4)Albie Pearson (30.4)
Baltimore Orioles3Washington Senators2BoxSteve Barber (15-9)Joe McClain (7-14)NoneHank Foiles (46.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs2BoxDick Ellsworth (7-7)Tom Sturdivant (4-7)NoneDick Groat (14.4)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds6BoxKen Johnson (4-5)Bob Gibson (8-10)SLN  K Boyer (18)Gordy Coleman (27.0)
Philadelphia Phillies1MLN UNBRIDGED4BoxLew Burdette (15-8)Jim Owens (1-8)MLN  L Maye (13)  PHI  D Demeter (11)Lew Burdette (12.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants2BoxStu Miller (10-3)Larry Sherry (4-4)SFN  O Cepeda (33), W McCovey (12)Willie McCovey (15.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7942.653--63348730-2749-15L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7744.6362.063250736-1840-27W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7153.5739.553746835-2535-29W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians6357.52515.556854627-2636-31W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6060.50018.555554419-3941-21L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5768.45624.055963019-4238-26L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5169.42527.554461223-4228-27L2Game Log
Washington Senators II5068.42427.549555822-3928-29L1Game Log
Kansas City Athletics4476.36734.550366122-4722-29W2Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds7446.6174.556549640-2534-21W5Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6945.6056.554349334-1735-28L5Game Log
San Francisco Giants6352.54813.056148530-2333-29W1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves6252.54413.554349532-2630-26W8Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5958.50418.052051525-3533-24L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5558.48720.052650627-2928-29L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5067.42727.054862218-4131-27W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3185.26745.542361718-4312-43L21Game Log

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