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Sunday, August 27,1961

Sunday, August 27,1961

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Games on this date
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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 1961-08-27 Cleveland Indians 6 Chicago White Sox 10 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Turk Lown Mudcat Grant -- 0 3:05
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Cleveland Indians 3 Chicago White Sox 9 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Cal McLish Barry Latman Juan Pizarro 30,270 2:47
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 New York Yankees 8 Kansas City Athletics 7 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Whitey Ford Bob Shaw Luis Arroyo 34,065 2:34
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Boston Red Sox 3 Los Angeles Angels 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Eli Grba Don Schwall -- 5,797 2:46
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Baltimore Orioles 3 Minnesota Twins 0 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Milt Pappas Pedro Ramos -- 19,406 1:52
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Detroit Tigers 7 Washington Senators II 4 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Don Mossi Bennie Daniels Gerry Staley 0 2:34
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Detroit Tigers 10 Washington Senators II 1 box | pbp Griffith Stadium Paul Foytack Dave Sisler -- 10,542 2:15
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Brosnan Ron Perranoski Jim O'Toole 0 3:10
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Crosley Field Ken Johnson Don Drysdale Bill Henry 30,195 2:36
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Milwaukee Braves 11 Philadelphia Phillies 10 box | pbp Shibe Park Bob Hendley Jim Owens -- 0 4:20
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Milwaukee Braves 0 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Shibe Park Art Mahaffey Bob Buhl -- 9,263 2:35
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Chicago Cubs 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Forbes Field Joe Gibbon Jack Curtis Clem Labine 0 2:23
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 Chicago Cubs 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Forbes Field Jim Brewer Vinegar Bend Mizell Bob Anderson 15,471 2:44
1961 reg season 1961-08-27 San Francisco Giants 0 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Larry Jackson Juan Marichal -- 23,499 2:20
14 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)
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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 130 86 44 .662 0.0 678 515 163 W3 37-29 49-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 85 45 .654 1.0 687 526 161 W4 41-19 43-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 132 77 55 .583 10.0 578 490 88 W3 41-27 35-29 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 130 68 62 .523 18.0 608 576 32 W4 22-39 46-23 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 22.0 593 608 -15 L5 27-30 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 61 73 .455 27.0 602 675 -73 L2 20-47 41-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 128 55 73 .430 30.0 574 641 -67 L3 27-43 28-30 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 126 50 76 .397 34.0 513 612 -99 L9 22-42 28-34 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 129 46 83 .357 39.5 530 706 -176 L3 22-47 24-36 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 21.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 78 52 .600 0.0 607 565 42 W2 40-25 38-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 3.5 588 554 34 L2 36-24 35-28 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 7.0 621 527 94 L4 33-27 35-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 8.0 593 545 48 L1 35-30 32-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 9.5 572 542 30 W7 26-36 39-24 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 122 60 62 .492 14.0 558 539 19 L1 28-30 32-32 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 53 72 .424 22.5 572 655 -83 W1 20-45 32-28 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 125 36 89 .288 39.5 474 658 -184 W1 19-45 16-45 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)