The Baseball Cube

Monday, August 7,1961

Monday, August 7,1961

Baseball on this Date

MORE  
Subscribe to TBC PREMIUM ... Surf ad-free, get the daily PLAYER TRACKER (take a tour), access to ... more
than a dozen research applications including Player Comparison tool, analysis features and additional datagrid functionality!
Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Kansas City Athletics 4 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Chuck Estrada Art Ditmar Billy Hoeft 7,106 2:28
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Minnesota Twins 4 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Fornieles Don Lee -- 0 2:44
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Minnesota Twins 4 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Don Schwall Pedro Ramos Arnold Earley 11,241 2:29
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Los Angeles Angels 1 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bud Daley Ken McBride -- 13,944 2:29
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Shibe Park Bob Friend John Buzhardt -- 5,586 2:24
1961 reg season 1961-08-07 Cincinnati Reds 1 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Larry Jackson Ken Johnson -- 15,811 2:21
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 110 72 38 .655 0.0 587 442 145 W5 28-24 44-14 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 110 70 40 .636 2.0 582 472 110 L1 32-16 37-25 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 112 63 49 .563 10.0 480 439 41 W1 32-23 30-27 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 111 57 54 .514 15.5 534 511 23 W1 27-26 30-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 16.0 529 512 17 W5 18-36 38-18 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 115 54 61 .470 20.5 520 583 -63 W2 18-36 36-25 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 107 46 61 .430 24.5 446 504 -58 L4 22-37 24-24 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 110 46 64 .418 26.0 489 549 -60 L8 22-39 24-25 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 109 40 69 .367 31.5 466 604 -138 L1 19-40 21-29 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 17.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 105 65 40 .619 0.0 512 460 52 W2 34-16 31-24 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 111 68 43 .613 0.0 516 474 42 L1 35-22 33-21 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 9.5 527 457 70 W1 30-23 26-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 104 54 50 .519 10.5 494 458 36 L1 32-24 22-26 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 12.0 491 482 9 W5 21-30 32-24 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 100 49 51 .490 13.5 474 461 13 W1 24-24 25-27 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 106 45 61 .425 20.5 492 569 -77 L2 18-36 26-26 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 105 31 74 .295 34.0 396 541 -145 L10 18-35 12-40 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Willie Horton Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Virginia HS)
1 record(s)