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Wednesday, August 23,1961

Wednesday, August 23,1961

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Washington Senators II 4 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Monbouquette Marty Kutyna -- 5,316 2:25
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Minnesota Twins 4 Chicago White Sox 0 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Camilo Pascual Cal McLish -- 17,761 2:13
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Detroit Tigers 2 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Barry Latman Don Mossi Frank Funk 10,460 2:23
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Baltimore Orioles 7 Kansas City Athletics 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Billy Hoeft Bill Kunkel -- 5,429 3:21
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 New York Yankees 8 Los Angeles Angels 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Luis Arroyo Jim Donohue -- 19,773 3:43
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 San Francisco Giants 14 Cincinnati Reds 0 box | pbp Crosley Field Juan Marichal Joey Jay -- 20,827 2:39
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Milwaukee Braves 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Forbes Field Roy Face Don Nottebart -- 15,117 2:50
1961 reg season 1961-08-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Ed Bauta Ron Perranoski -- 13,933 3:01
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 126 83 43 .659 0.0 658 501 157 W1 34-28 49-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 126 81 45 .643 2.0 658 521 137 L1 37-19 43-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 74 54 .578 10.0 560 479 81 W1 38-26 35-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 125 64 61 .512 18.5 576 557 19 L1 22-39 42-22 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 64 61 .512 18.5 577 570 7 W1 27-26 37-35 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 59 71 .454 26.0 580 652 -72 W2 19-45 40-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 124 54 70 .435 28.0 565 626 -61 W1 26-43 28-27 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 122 50 72 .410 31.0 504 584 -80 L5 22-41 28-31 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 125 45 80 .360 37.5 517 687 -170 L1 22-47 23-33 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 20.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 75 50 .600 0.0 577 535 42 L4 40-25 35-25 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 118 69 49 .585 2.5 562 522 40 L9 34-21 35-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 120 68 52 .567 4.5 608 498 110 W6 33-23 35-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 119 64 55 .538 8.0 563 518 45 L3 32-28 32-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 62 59 .512 11.0 541 533 8 W3 26-36 35-24 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 117 58 59 .496 13.0 541 517 24 W2 28-30 30-29 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 120 51 69 .425 21.5 552 632 -80 L1 18-42 32-28 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 33 87 .275 39.5 441 630 -189 W2 19-45 13-43 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)