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Wednesday, September 20,1961

Wednesday, September 20,1961

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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 1961-09-20 New York Yankees 4 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Ralph Terry Milt Pappas -- 21,032 2:00
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Boston Red Sox 1 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ray Herbert Gene Conley -- 8,610 2:29
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Kansas City Athletics 4 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Norm Bass Bob Allen -- 2,632 2:21
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Los Angeles Angels 3 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Ron Kline Ted Bowsfield -- 3,116 2:07
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Crosley Field Joey Jay Roy Face -- 14,822 2:20
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Chicago Cubs 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Sandy Koufax Barney Schultz -- 12,068 3:12
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Milwaukee Braves 7 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Lew Burdette Mike McCormick -- 8,890 2:34
1961 reg season 1961-09-20 Philadelphia Phillies 6 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Don Ferrarese Ernie Broglio -- 5,113 2:27
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 155 104 51 .671 0.0 804 594 210 W2 43-36 61-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 153 94 59 .614 9.0 780 629 151 W2 43-28 50-32 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 155 90 65 .581 14.0 654 558 96 L2 44-32 45-34 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 155 84 71 .542 20.0 727 681 46 W4 32-45 52-26 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 153 74 79 .484 29.0 684 703 -19 L1 34-38 40-41 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 155 73 82 .471 31.0 703 761 -58 L2 26-52 47-30 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 151 68 83 .450 34.0 658 726 -68 W3 33-46 34-38 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 153 57 96 .373 46.0 651 819 -168 W1 28-54 29-42 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 151 56 95 .371 46.0 583 725 -142 L2 23-50 33-45 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 26.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 147 90 57 .612 0.0 674 611 63 W2 44-29 46-28 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 145 84 61 .579 5.0 689 664 25 W1 39-29 45-32 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 146 80 66 .548 9.5 718 620 98 L1 35-34 45-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 147 78 69 .531 12.0 668 629 39 L1 30-42 47-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 147 77 70 .524 13.0 676 635 41 W1 38-40 39-30 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 144 69 75 .479 19.5 645 634 11 L2 35-39 34-36 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 149 62 87 .416 29.0 670 767 -97 L1 23-52 38-36 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 147 46 101 .313 44.0 567 747 -180 W1 25-52 20-50 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)