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Baseball on Friday, September 08, 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 Senators1Baltimore Orioles2Box G1Hoyt Wilhelm (9-7)Pete Burnside (1-8)NoneJim Gentile (35.3)
Washington Senators2Baltimore Orioles4Box G2Dick Hall (7-5)Ed Hobaugh (6-9)WS2  J King (10)Jim King (31.5)
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox9BoxMike Fornieles (9-8)Jim Bunning (15-11)BOS  M Fornieles (1), J Pagliaroni (14)  DET  D Brown (12)Gary Geiger (25.8)
Minnesota Twins4KC1 UNBRIDGED6BoxDave Wickersham (2-0)Jim Kaat (7-15)MIN  H Killebrew (40)Norm Siebern (38.0)
Chicago White Sox5LAA UNBRIDGED3BoxBilly Pierce (9-8)Jim Donohue (4-7)CHA  M Minoso (13)Earl Averill (34.8)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees9BoxBill Stafford (13-7)Gary Bell (9-15)NYA  T Kubek (7), M Mantle (52)Tony Kubek (21.8)
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago Cubs4BoxDick Ellsworth (8-10)Art Mahaffey (10-19)NoneDon Zimmer (14.3)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim Brosnan (9-3)Ernie Broglio (9-11)NoneFrank Robinson (47.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates2MLN UNBRIDGED1BoxBob Friend (14-17)Bob Hendley (5-4)NoneJoe Torre (16.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants7BoxMike McCormick (12-14)Johnny Podres (18-5)LAN  G Hodges (8)  SFN  O Cepeda (39), J Davenport (10), W Mays (35)Willie Mays (15.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees9646.676--74054038-3158-15W9Game Log
Detroit Tigers8755.6139.072658642-2744-29L8Game Log
Baltimore Orioles8759.59611.063853043-2943-31W7Game Log
Chicago White Sox7866.54219.067863532-4346-23W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians7171.50025.064865434-3537-36L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox6976.47628.566772325-4844-28W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins6080.42935.062069327-4432-37L5Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5289.36943.561277724-4928-40W4Game Log
Washington Senators II5191.35945.055369622-4929-42L10Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds8356.59711.564159544-2939-27W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7855.58613.562558439-2739-28L1Game Log
Milwaukee Braves7462.54419.063557937-3237-30L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7163.53021.065257635-3436-29W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7165.52222.062258928-3942-27L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6667.49625.560558533-3333-34W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6078.43534.062870021-4538-34W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4097.29253.550570519-4820-50L3Game Log

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