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Baseball on Friday, September 22, 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
Baltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox6BoxChuck Estrada (14-9)Frank Baumann (10-13)BAL  J Gentile (44)  CHA  F Robinson (11)Al Smith (29.5)
Cleveland Indians3KC1 UNBRIDGED4BoxJerry Walker (8-13)Jim Perry (10-16)CLE  W Kirkland (25)Wayne Causey (19.0)
Detroit Tigers6LAA UNBRIDGED4BoxFrank Lary (22-9)Eli Grba (10-13)DET  D Brown (16), A Kaline (19), D McAuliffe (6)  LAA  L Wagner (23)Al Kaline (34.6)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds0BoxBilly O'Dell (6-5)Bob Purkey (16-12)NoneJose Pagan (23.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxClem Labine (4-1)Frank Sullivan (3-16)PHI  L Walls (8)  PIT  B Mazeroski (11)Smoky Burgess (54.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon Drysdale (12-9)Ray Sadecki (14-9)LAN  D Snider (16)  SLN  C Sawatski (10), B White (20)Gil Hodges (19.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
-WLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees10452.667--80759943-3761-15L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers9559.6178.078663344-2850-32W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles9265.58612.566756745-3246-34W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox8472.53820.073368932-4552-27L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7480.48129.068770734-3940-41L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox7382.47130.570376126-5247-30L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6983.45433.066472934-4634-38W4Game Log
Kansas City Athletics5896.37745.065582228-5430-42W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5696.36846.058673123-5033-46L3Game Log
National League
Cincinnati Reds9058.60810.067461744-2946-29L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8561.58214.069566740-2945-32W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants8166.55118.572462036-3445-32W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7870.52722.067163530-4247-29L2Game Log
Milwaukee Braves7770.52422.567663538-4039-30W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7075.48328.565163736-3934-36W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6287.41638.567076723-5238-36L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies46102.31154.057075325-5220-51L1Game Log

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