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1961 Pittsburgh Pirates

1961 Pittsburgh Pirates

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Season
1961
league Name
National League
division
-
level
MLB
nickname
Pirates
record
GBL
18.0
div rank
6
League rank
6
MLB Rank
10
ballpark
Forbes Field
Attendance
1,199,128
att rk
6
payroll
0
pay rk
0
playoffs
dnq
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date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-04-11 Apr Tue SFN 1 box | pbp W 8-7 9 1-0 W1 3 3 1 Yes 41,423 2:30 Bob Friend Roy Face Mike McCormick Clem Labine Bill Virdon (1)
1961-04-12 Apr Wed SFN 2 box | pbp L 1-2 9 1-1 L1 4 4 9 Yes 7,583 2:22 Vern Law Billy Loes Vern Law Jim Duffalo --
1961-04-13 Apr Thu SFN 3 box | pbp L 5-6 12 1-2 L2 7 7 11 -- 10,910 3:38 Harvey Haddix Jim Duffalo Roy Face -- Rocky Nelson (1)
1961-04-14 Apr Fri LAN 4 box | pbp W 6-3 9 2-2 W1 4 4 6 Yes 28,371 3:00 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Sandy Koufax Clem Labine --
1961-04-15 Apr Sat LAN 5 box | pbp W 4-1 9 3-2 W2 2 2 5 Yes 36,783 2:18 Bob Friend Bob Friend Don Drysdale -- Bill Virdon (3)
1961-04-16 Apr Sun LAN 6 box | pbp L 6-13 9 3-3 L1 6 6 8 -- 27,716 3:34 Vern Law Stan Williams Vern Law Ed Palmquist --
1961-04-18 Apr Tue chn 7 box | pbp W 5-3 9 4-3 W1 2 2 8 Yes 30,781 2:21 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Mel Wright Roy Face --
1961-04-19 Apr Wed chn 8 box | pbp W 4-1 9 5-3 W2 2 2 5 Yes 12,742 2:24 Bob Friend Bob Friend Bob Anderson -- --
1961-04-20 Apr Thu chn 9 box | pbp L 0-3 9 5-4 L1 2 2 6 Yes 10,428 1:58 Joe Gibbon Glen Hobbie Joe Gibbon -- --
1961-04-23 Apr Sun mln 10 box | pbp L 1-3 9 5-5 L2 4 4 10 Yes 21,249 2:23 Vern Law Warren Spahn Vern Law -- Don Hoak (1)
1961-04-24 Apr Mon mln 11 box | pbp W 7-6 9 6-5 W1 2 2 5 Yes 14,826 2:30 Bob Friend Bob Friend Moe Drabowsky Clem Labine Bill Mazeroski (1)
1961-04-26 Apr Wed phi 12 box | pbp W 3-2 9 7-5 W2 2 2 4 Yes 9,420 2:37 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Dallas Green -- --
1961-04-29 Apr Sat CIN 13 box | pbp W 6-3 9 8-5 W3 1 1 4 Yes 9,173 2:16 Vern Law Vern Law Joey Jay Roy Face --
1961-04-30 Apr Sun CIN 15 box | pbp W 6-3 9 9-6 L1 2 2 4 Yes 0 2:21 Bob Friend Bob Friend Jay Hook Roy Face Roberto Clemente (1)
1961-04-30 Apr Sun CIN 15 box | pbp L 2-4 9 9-6 L1 2 2 4 Yes 11,743 2:06 Joe Gibbon Bob Purkey Joe Gibbon -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-05-02 May Tue SLN 16 box | pbp W 6-0 9 10-6 W1 1 1 3 Yes 6,549 2:21 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Ernie Broglio -- --
1961-05-03 May Wed SLN 17 box | pbp L 1-3 9 10-7 L1 2 2 4 Yes 5,611 2:04 Vinegar Bend Mizell Bob Gibson Vinegar Bend Mizell Lindy McDaniel Rocky Nelson (2)
1961-05-05 May Fri lan 18 box | pbp L 0-10 9 10-8 L2 2 2 4 Yes 25,023 2:38 Bob Friend Johnny Podres Bob Friend Turk Farrell --
1961-05-06 May Sat lan 19 box | pbp W 9-5 9 11-8 W1 2 2 4 Yes 9,736 2:24 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Roger Craig Roy Face --
1961-05-07 May Sun lan 20 box | pbp L 2-4 9 11-9 L1 3 3 5 Yes 17,363 2:34 Red Witt Sandy Koufax Red Witt Larry Sherry Dick Stuart (1)
1961-05-09 May Tue sfn 21 box | pbp W 9-6 9 12-9 W1 3 3 5 Yes 17,250 2:23 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Jack Sanford Clem Labine Roberto Clemente (2)
1961-05-10 May Wed sfn 22 box | pbp L 0-3 9 12-10 L1 4 4 6 Yes 21,599 1:55 Bob Friend Mike McCormick Bob Friend -- --
1961-05-12 May Fri cin 23 box | pbp W 8-5 9 13-10 W1 3 3 6 Yes 20,662 2:43 Vinegar Bend Mizell Bobby Shantz Marshall Bridges -- Rocky Nelson (3) - Dick Stuart (2)
1961-05-13 May Sat cin 24 box | pbp W 13-5 9 14-10 W2 3 3 5 Yes 13,343 2:58 Joe Gibbon Clem Labine Jim O'Toole -- Bill Virdon (4)
1961-05-14 May Sun cin 25 box | pbp L 1-4 9 14-11 L1 3 3 5 Yes 17,459 2:37 Bob Friend Ken Hunt Bob Friend Jim Brosnan Bill Mazeroski (2)
1961-05-16 May Tue sln 26 box | pbp W 2-1 9 15-11 W1 2 2 3 Yes 13,578 2:02 Vern Law Roy Face Curt Simmons -- Dick Stuart (3)
1961-05-17 May Wed sln 27 box | pbp W 4-3 9 16-11 W2 2 2 3 Yes 17,691 2:20 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Ernie Broglio Roy Face --
1961-05-19 May Fri PHI 28 box | pbp L 1-4 9 16-12 L1 4 4 5 Yes 16,035 2:17 Bob Friend Art Mahaffey Bob Friend -- Roberto Clemente (3)
1961-05-20 May Sat PHI 29 box | pbp W 4-3 9 17-12 W1 3 3 4 Yes 12,547 2:11 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Robin Roberts Roy Face Smoky Burgess (1) - Don Hoak (2) - Bill Mazeroski (3)
1961-05-21 May Sun PHI 30 box | pbp W 13-11 9 18-12 W2 3 3 4 Yes 9,291 3:35 Vern Law Bob Friend Don Ferrarese -- Don Hoak (3)
1961-05-22 May Mon MLN 31 box | pbp W 2-1 9 19-12 W3 3 3 4 Yes 10,332 2:21 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Bob Buhl -- Dick Groat (1)
1961-05-23 May Tue MLN 32 box | pbp L 0-1 9 19-13 L1 3 3 4 Yes 9,367 2:04 Bobby Shantz Lew Burdette Bobby Shantz -- --
1961-05-24 May Wed CHN 33 box | pbp W 7-3 9 20-13 W1 2 2 3 Yes 5,573 2:15 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Dick Ellsworth Clem Labine Roberto Clemente (5) - Dick Stuart (4)
1961-05-26 May Fri SLN 34 box | pbp L 2-12 9 20-14 L1 2 2 4 Yes 8,868 2:36 Bob Friend Curt Simmons Bob Friend -- --
1961-05-27 May Sat SLN 35 box | pbp L 5-7 9 20-15 L2 3 3 5 Yes 14,941 2:43 Vern Law Ernie Broglio Vern Law Lindy McDaniel Roberto Clemente (6)
1961-05-28 May Sun SLN 36 box | pbp L 4-8 9 20-16 L3 4 4 7 Yes 16,632 2:36 Harvey Haddix Al Cicotte Harvey Haddix -- Dick Groat (2) - Dick Stuart (5) - Hal Smith (1)
1961-05-30 May Tue chn 38 box | pbp L 3-5 9 20-18 L5 4 4 8 Yes 0 2:40 Vinegar Bend Mizell Dick Ellsworth Vinegar Bend Mizell Don Elston --
1961-05-30 May Tue chn 38 box | pbp L 0-10 9 20-18 L5 4 4 8 Yes 30,852 2:19 Bob Friend Don Cardwell Bob Friend -- --
1961-05-31 May Wed mln 39 box | pbp W 9-1 9 21-18 W1 4 4 8 Yes 16,902 2:30 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Warren Spahn -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-06-01 Jun Thu mln 40 box | pbp W 8-2 7 22-18 W2 4 4 7 Yes 19,128 2:24 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Lew Burdette -- Dick Groat (3) - Smoky Burgess (3)
1961-06-02 Jun Fri phi 41 box | pbp L 0-6 9 22-19 L1 4 4 8 Yes 14,344 2:25 Bob Friend John Buzhardt Bob Friend -- --
1961-06-03 Jun Sat phi 42 box | pbp W 5-1 9 23-19 W1 4 4 7 Yes 11,153 2:12 Bobby Shantz Bobby Shantz Art Mahaffey Roy Face Roberto Clemente (7) - Don Hoak (4)
1961-06-04 Jun Sun phi 43 box | pbp L 0-5 9 23-20 L1 4 4 8 Yes 27,352 2:20 Vinegar Bend Mizell Don Ferrarese Vinegar Bend Mizell -- --
1961-06-05 Jun Mon LAN 44 box | pbp W 5-2 9 24-20 W1 4 4 7 Yes 14,715 2:35 Vern Law Vern Law Ron Perranoski Roy Face Smoky Burgess (4) - Bill Mazeroski (4)
1961-06-06 Jun Tue LAN 45 box | pbp L 7-8 9 24-21 L1 4 4 8 Yes 15,784 2:38 Joe Gibbon Johnny Podres Roy Face Larry Sherry Bill Virdon (5)
1961-06-07 Jun Wed LAN 46 box | pbp L 3-7 9 24-22 L2 4 4 8 Yes 19,967 2:32 Earl Francis Sandy Koufax Earl Francis -- Roberto Clemente (8) - Don Hoak (5)
1961-06-08 Jun Thu LAN 47 box | pbp W 4-2 9 25-22 W1 4 4 7 Yes 17,599 2:22 Bob Friend Bob Friend Stan Williams Bobby Shantz Bob Skinner (1) - Bill Mazeroski (5)
1961-06-09 Jun Fri SFN 48 box | pbp L 6-9 9 25-23 L1 4 4 7 Yes 27,815 3:01 Harvey Haddix Bobby Bolin Roy Face Stu Miller --
1961-06-10 Jun Sat SFN 49 box | pbp L 0-5 9 25-24 L2 4 4 8 Yes 26,630 2:29 Vinegar Bend Mizell Mike McCormick Vinegar Bend Mizell -- --
1961-06-11 Jun Sun SFN 50 box | pbp W 8-4 9 26-24 W1 4 4 8 Yes 34,185 2:39 Vern Law Vern Law Billy Loes Bob Friend Smoky Burgess (5) - Bob Skinner (2) - Rocky Nelson (4)
1961-06-13 Jun Tue cin 51 box | pbp W 2-1 9 27-24 W2 4 4 7 Yes 19,423 2:20 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Jim Maloney -- --
1961-06-14 Jun Wed cin 52 box | pbp W 5-4 9 28-24 W3 4 4 7 Yes 14,270 2:38 Bob Friend Bobby Shantz Jim Brosnan -- Dick Stuart (6)
1961-06-15 Jun Thu cin 53 box | pbp L 1-8 9 28-25 L1 4 4 7 Yes 19,209 2:34 Vinegar Bend Mizell Joey Jay Vinegar Bend Mizell -- --
1961-06-16 Jun Fri sln 54 box | pbp L 2-5 9 28-26 L2 4 4 7 Yes 26,229 2:32 Harvey Haddix Bob Gibson Harvey Haddix -- --
1961-06-17 Jun Sat sln 55 box | pbp W 9-3 9 29-26 W1 4 4 7 Yes 15,436 2:36 Bobby Shantz Bobby Shantz Ernie Broglio -- Dick Stuart (7)
1961-06-18 Jun Sun sln 57 box | pbp W 5-3 9 30-27 L1 4 4 7 Yes 0 2:09 Bob Friend Bob Friend Curt Simmons Roy Face Don Leppert (1)
1961-06-18 Jun Sun sln 57 box | pbp L 3-7 9 30-27 L1 4 4 7 Yes 29,176 2:26 Joe Gibbon Larry Jackson Joe Gibbon Bob Miller Walt Moryn (1)
1961-06-20 Jun Tue PHI 58 box | pbp W 6-2 9 31-27 W1 4 4 7 Yes 10,649 2:25 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Art Mahaffey Roy Face Dick Stuart (8) - Don Hoak (6)
1961-06-22 Jun Thu PHI 59 box | pbp W 5-1 9 32-27 W2 4 4 7 Yes 9,126 2:19 Bob Friend Bob Friend John Buzhardt -- Smoky Burgess (7)
1961-06-23 Jun Fri phi 60 box | pbp L 11-12 9 32-28 L1 4 4 7 Yes 16,170 3:05 Joe Gibbon Ken Lehman Earl Francis Frank Sullivan --
1961-06-24 Jun Sat phi 61 box | pbp L 2-6 9 32-29 L2 4 4 7 Yes 9,546 2:21 Vinegar Bend Mizell Chris Short Vinegar Bend Mizell Frank Sullivan Dick Groat (4)
1961-06-25 Jun Sun phi 63 box | pbp W 10-5 9 33-30 L1 4 4 7 Yes 0 2:38 Bobby Shantz Roy Face Jack Baldschun -- Roberto Clemente (10) - Dick Stuart (9)
1961-06-25 Jun Sun phi 63 box | pbp L 3-4 9 33-30 L1 4 4 7 Yes 10,951 3:08 Harvey Haddix Art Mahaffey Harvey Haddix Frank Sullivan Hal Smith (2)
1961-06-27 Jun Tue lan 64 box | pbp L 5-9 9 33-31 L2 4 4 9 Yes 25,936 3:06 Bob Friend Turk Farrell Bob Friend Larry Sherry Bill Virdon (6)
1961-06-28 Jun Wed lan 65 box | pbp W 9-3 9 34-31 W1 4 4 8 Yes 21,581 2:41 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Don Drysdale -- --
1961-06-29 Jun Thu lan 66 box | pbp W 4-2 9 35-31 W2 4 4 8 Yes 21,520 2:29 Earl Francis Earl Francis Sandy Koufax Roy Face --
1961-06-30 Jun Fri sfn 67 box | pbp W 4-3 9 36-31 W3 4 4 8 Yes 31,900 2:30 Harvey Haddix Roy Face Mike McCormick -- Roberto Clemente (11)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-07-01 Jul Sat sfn 68 box | pbp L 3-4 9 36-32 L1 4 4 8 Yes 19,737 2:29 Bob Friend Sam Jones Bob Friend -- Bill Virdon (7)
1961-07-02 Jul Sun sfn 70 box | pbp W 7-6 9 38-32 W2 4 4 7 Yes 0 2:45 Vern Law Harvey Haddix Mike McCormick Clem Labine --
1961-07-02 Jul Sun sfn 70 box | pbp W 9-0 7 38-32 W2 4 4 7 Yes 36,093 2:12 Bobby Shantz Bobby Shantz Juan Marichal -- Don Hoak (7)
1961-07-03 Jul Mon CIN 71 box | pbp L 3-4 9 38-33 L1 4 4 8 Yes 31,839 2:24 Joe Gibbon Jim Maloney Joe Gibbon Jim Brosnan Bill Virdon (8) - Dick Stuart (10)
1961-07-04 Jul Tue CIN 72 box | pbp L 0-2 9 38-34 L2 4 4 8 Yes 11,802 2:20 Earl Francis Joey Jay Earl Francis -- --
1961-07-06 Jul Thu CHN 74 box | pbp W 15-3 9 39-35 L1 4 4 8 Yes 0 3:08 Bob Friend Bob Friend Dick Ellsworth -- Roberto Clemente (12)
1961-07-06 Jul Thu CHN 74 box | pbp L 1-5 9 39-35 L1 4 4 8 Yes 15,813 1:57 Vinegar Bend Mizell Glen Hobbie Vinegar Bend Mizell -- Dick Groat (5)
1961-07-07 Jul Fri MLN 75 box | pbp W 6-5 9 40-35 W1 3 3 7 Yes 17,622 2:37 Harvey Haddix Al McBean Warren Spahn Roy Face Dick Groat (6)
1961-07-08 Jul Sat MLN 76 box | pbp W 4-3 9 41-35 W2 3 3 7 Yes 16,109 2:35 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Bob Buhl Bobby Shantz --
1961-07-09 Jul Sun MLN 77 box | pbp W 5-4 9 42-35 W3 3 3 7 Yes 20,845 2:42 Clem Labine Al McBean Lew Burdette Roy Face Walt Moryn (3)
1961-07-13 Jul Thu SFN 78 box | pbp L 1-2 9 42-36 L1 3 3 7 Yes 11,328 2:42 Bob Friend Stu Miller Bob Friend -- --
1961-07-14 Jul Fri SFN 79 box | pbp W 6-4 9 43-36 W1 3 3 7 Yes 23,177 3:02 Joe Gibbon Clem Labine Dick LeMay Roy Face Roberto Clemente (13)
1961-07-15 Jul Sat SFN 80 box | pbp L 3-8 9 43-37 L1 3 3 7 Yes 22,596 2:38 Harvey Haddix Mike McCormick Harvey Haddix -- Dick Stuart (11) - Don Hoak (8)
1961-07-16 Jul Sun LAN 81 box | pbp L 11-12 10 43-38 L2 4 4 8 Yes 15,930 3:39 Earl Francis Johnny Podres Roy Face -- Roberto Clemente (14) - Dick Stuart (12) - Don Hoak (9) - Bill Mazeroski (7)
1961-07-17 Jul Mon LAN 82 box | pbp L 4-6 9 43-39 L3 4 4 8 Yes 26,232 2:22 Bob Friend Stan Williams Bob Friend Sandy Koufax Dick Stuart (13) - Bill Mazeroski (8) - Rocky Nelson (5)
1961-07-20 Jul Thu chn 83 box | pbp W 4-0 9 44-39 W1 3 3 7 Yes 13,859 2:05 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Jack Curtis -- --
1961-07-21 Jul Fri mln 84 box | pbp L 3-5 9 44-40 L1 4 4 8 Yes 28,290 2:54 Bob Friend Lew Burdette Bob Friend Don Nottebart --
1961-07-22 Jul Sat mln 85 box | pbp L 4-5 9 44-41 L2 4 4 8 Yes 16,417 2:56 Bobby Shantz Tony Cloninger Bobby Shantz Don Nottebart Roberto Clemente (15)
1961-07-23 Jul Sun mln 87 box | pbp L 4-11 9 44-43 L4 5 5 10 Yes 0 3:01 Harvey Haddix Bob Buhl Harvey Haddix -- --
1961-07-23 Jul Sun mln 87 box | pbp L 4-5 9 44-43 L4 5 5 10 Yes 26,531 2:36 Earl Francis Don McMahon Bob Friend -- Dick Stuart (14)
1961-07-25 Jul Tue sfn 88 box | pbp L 7-16 9 44-44 L5 5 5 10 Yes 18,698 3:21 Joe Gibbon Stu Miller Joe Gibbon -- --
1961-07-26 Jul Wed sfn 89 box | pbp W 8-3 9 45-44 W1 5 5 9 Yes 17,306 2:46 Bob Friend Bob Friend Dick LeMay -- --
1961-07-27 Jul Thu sfn 90 box | pbp L 0-2 9 45-45 L1 5 5 9 Yes 17,885 2:35 Vinegar Bend Mizell Juan Marichal Vinegar Bend Mizell -- --
1961-07-28 Jul Fri lan 91 box | pbp L 4-6 9 45-46 L2 5 5 9 Yes 25,593 2:18 Earl Francis Johnny Podres Earl Francis Turk Farrell Dick Stuart (15)
1961-07-29 Jul Sat lan 92 box | pbp L 4-5 9 45-47 L3 5 5 10 Yes 11,822 2:53 Harvey Haddix Ron Perranoski Al McBean Turk Farrell Roberto Clemente (16)
1961-07-30 Jul Sun lan 93 box | pbp L 3-7 9 45-48 L4 5 5 10 Yes 18,273 2:29 Joe Gibbon Don Drysdale Joe Gibbon Ron Perranoski --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-08-02 Aug Wed SLN 94 box | pbp L 2-4 9 45-49 L5 6 6 11 -- 12,048 2:19 Bob Friend Larry Jackson Bobby Shantz -- Roberto Clemente (17)
1961-08-03 Aug Thu SLN 95 box | pbp W 19-0 9 46-49 W1 5 5 10 Yes 11,514 2:36 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Al Cicotte -- Dick Stuart (16) - Smoky Burgess (9)
1961-08-04 Aug Fri CIN 96 box | pbp L 4-5 9 46-50 L1 6 6 11 -- 27,383 2:42 Joe Gibbon Jim Brosnan Clem Labine -- Dick Stuart (17)
1961-08-05 Aug Sat CIN 97 box | pbp W 11-7 9 47-50 W1 6 6 11 -- 12,125 2:49 Tom Sturdivant Al McBean Ken Hunt -- Al McBean (1)
1961-08-06 Aug Sun CIN 99 box | pbp W 9-4 9 48-51 L1 6 6 11 -- 0 2:36 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Joey Jay Clem Labine Don Hoak (10) - Roberto Clemente (18)
1961-08-06 Aug Sun CIN 99 box | pbp L 2-3 10 48-51 L1 6 6 11 -- 31,167 2:41 Earl Francis Jim Brosnan Roy Face -- --
1961-08-07 Aug Mon PHI 100 box | pbp W 3-1 9 49-51 W1 6 6 11 -- 5,586 2:24 Bob Friend Bob Friend John Buzhardt -- --
1961-08-08 Aug Tue PHI 102 box | pbp W 10-2 9 51-51 W3 6 6 11 -- 0 2:27 Harvey Haddix Harvey Haddix Art Mahaffey -- Smoky Burgess (10)
1961-08-08 Aug Tue PHI 102 box | pbp W 3-2 9 51-51 W3 6 6 11 -- 11,081 2:37 Tom Sturdivant Tom Sturdivant Chris Short -- Don Hoak (11)
1961-08-09 Aug Wed sln 103 box | pbp L 0-4 9 51-52 L1 6 6 11 -- 17,038 2:32 Joe Gibbon Curt Simmons Joe Gibbon Ed Bauta --
1961-08-10 Aug Thu sln 104 box | pbp L 2-3 9 51-53 L2 6 6 11 -- 13,812 2:07 Earl Francis Ray Sadecki Earl Francis -- Roberto Clemente (19)
1961-08-11 Aug Fri phi 105 box | pbp W 6-0 7 52-53 W1 6 6 11 -- 12,965 1:25 Bob Friend Bob Friend Robin Roberts -- Roberto Clemente (20)
1961-08-12 Aug Sat phi 106 box | pbp W 4-0 9 53-53 W2 6 6 11 -- 8,785 1:50 Vinegar Bend Mizell Vinegar Bend Mizell Jim Owens -- --
1961-08-13 Aug Sun phi 107 box | pbp W 13-4 9 54-53 W3 6 6 11 -- 12,923 2:26 Tom Sturdivant Tom Sturdivant John Buzhardt -- --
1961-08-14 Aug Mon MLN 108 box | pbp L 3-8 9 54-54 L1 6 6 11 -- 14,648 2:34 Harvey Haddix Tony Cloninger Harvey Haddix -- Dick Stuart (18) - Roberto Clemente (21)
1961-08-15 Aug Tue MLN 109 box | pbp L 1-4 9 54-55 L2 6 6 11 -- 16,843 2:08 Joe Gibbon Carl Willey Joe Gibbon -- --
1961-08-16 Aug Wed MLN 110 box | pbp L 1-2 9 54-56 L3 6 6 11 -- 18,330 2:13 Bob Friend Warren Spahn Bob Friend -- --
1961-08-17 Aug Thu CHN 112 box | pbp L 4-11 9 55-57 W1 6 6 11 -- 0 2:39 Vinegar Bend Mizell Dick Drott Vinegar Bend Mizell Bob Anderson Dick Stuart (19)
1961-08-17 Aug Thu CHN 112 box | pbp W 4-3 9 55-57 W1 6 6 11 -- 16,961 2:39 Earl Francis Earl Francis Jim Brewer Roy Face --
1961-08-18 Aug Fri CHN 113 box | pbp L 1-2 11 55-58 L1 6 6 11 -- 7,469 2:38 Tom Sturdivant Dick Ellsworth Tom Sturdivant -- --
1961-08-19 Aug Sat CHN 114 box | pbp W 4-3 11 56-58 W1 6 6 11 -- 11,777 3:10 Harvey Haddix Clem Labine Jack Curtis -- --
1961-08-20 Aug Sun CHN 115 box | pbp L 0-1 11 56-59 L1 6 6 11 -- 19,038 2:57 Bob Friend Don Cardwell Bob Friend -- --
1961-08-22 Aug Tue mln 116 box | pbp W 4-1 9 57-59 W1 6 6 11 -- 15,874 2:33 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Bob Buhl Roy Face --
1961-08-23 Aug Wed mln 117 box | pbp W 7-6 9 58-59 W2 6 6 11 -- 15,117 2:50 Earl Francis Roy Face Don Nottebart -- Bob Skinner (3) - Dick Stuart (20)
1961-08-24 Aug Thu mln 118 box | pbp L 1-6 9 58-60 L1 6 6 11 -- 16,653 2:29 Bob Friend Warren Spahn Bob Friend -- --
1961-08-25 Aug Fri chn 119 box | pbp W 1-0 9 59-60 W1 6 6 11 -- 12,651 2:13 Tom Sturdivant Tom Sturdivant Don Cardwell -- Roberto Clemente (22)
1961-08-26 Aug Sat chn 120 box | pbp L 3-7 9 59-61 L1 6 6 11 -- 9,137 2:22 Harvey Haddix Barney Schultz Roy Face Bob Anderson Dick Stuart (21)
1961-08-27 Aug Sun chn 122 box | pbp W 7-3 9 60-62 L1 6 6 11 -- 0 2:23 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Jack Curtis Clem Labine --
1961-08-27 Aug Sun chn 122 box | pbp L 5-6 9 60-62 L1 6 6 11 -- 15,471 2:44 Vinegar Bend Mizell Jim Brewer Vinegar Bend Mizell Bob Anderson Don Leppert (2)
1961-08-28 Aug Mon chn 123 box | pbp L 4-5 9 60-63 L2 6 6 11 -- 13,753 2:36 Earl Francis Bob Anderson Roy Face -- Dick Stuart (22)
1961-08-29 Aug Tue cin 124 box | pbp L 0-3 9 60-64 L3 6 6 11 -- 17,999 2:50 Bob Friend Jim O'Toole Bob Friend Jim Maloney --
1961-08-30 Aug Wed cin 125 box | pbp W 3-1 9 61-64 W1 6 6 11 -- 20,000 2:20 Tom Sturdivant Tom Sturdivant Bob Purkey -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-09-01 Sep Fri SLN 126 box | pbp L 4-8 9 61-65 L1 6 6 11 -- 13,480 2:30 Joe Gibbon Larry Jackson Joe Gibbon -- Smoky Burgess (11)
1961-09-02 Sep Sat SLN 127 box | pbp W 5-4 9 62-65 W1 6 6 11 -- 9,140 2:37 Harvey Haddix Roy Face Lindy McDaniel -- Dick Stuart (24)
1961-09-03 Sep Sun SLN 128 box | pbp W 8-1 9 63-65 W2 6 6 11 -- 13,817 2:18 Bob Friend Bob Friend Curt Simmons -- Roberto Clemente (23) - Bill Virdon (9)
1961-09-04 Sep Mon SLN 129 box | pbp L 4-9 9 63-66 L1 6 6 11 -- 10,021 2:23 Earl Francis Ray Sadecki Earl Francis Lindy McDaniel Hal Smith (3)
1961-09-05 Sep Tue CHN 130 box | pbp W 8-3 9 64-66 W1 6 6 11 -- 3,417 2:35 Tom Sturdivant Tom Sturdivant Glen Hobbie -- Dick Stuart (25)
1961-09-06 Sep Wed CHN 131 box | pbp L 2-6 9 64-67 L1 6 6 11 -- 3,080 2:32 Joe Gibbon Don Cardwell Joe Gibbon -- --
1961-09-07 Sep Thu CHN 132 box | pbp W 7-5 9 65-67 W1 6 6 11 -- 2,752 2:53 Harvey Haddix Bobby Shantz Jim Brewer -- --
1961-09-08 Sep Fri MLN 133 box | pbp W 2-1 9 66-67 W2 6 6 11 -- 15,606 2:33 Bob Friend Bob Friend Bob Hendley -- --
1961-09-09 Sep Sat MLN 134 box | pbp L 3-4 9 66-68 L1 6 6 11 -- 12,320 2:43 Earl Francis Don Nottebart Roy Face -- Dick Stuart (26)
1961-09-10 Sep Sun MLN 135 box | pbp L 3-4 9 66-69 L2 6 6 11 -- 24,198 2:44 Tom Sturdivant Warren Spahn Tom Sturdivant -- --
1961-09-11 Sep Mon SFN 136 box | pbp L 3-4 10 66-70 L3 6 6 11 -- 5,512 2:11 Al McBean Jack Sanford Roy Face -- Dick Stuart (27)
1961-09-12 Sep Tue SFN 137 box | pbp W 3-0 9 67-70 W1 6 6 11 -- 9,539 2:04 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Mike McCormick -- Dick Stuart (29)
1961-09-13 Sep Wed LAN 138 box | pbp W 8-2 9 68-70 W2 6 6 11 -- 10,494 2:57 Bob Friend Harvey Haddix Turk Farrell -- Dick Stuart (30) - Bill Mazeroski (10)
1961-09-14 Sep Thu LAN 139 box | pbp L 6-7 9 68-71 L1 6 6 11 -- 9,805 3:08 Tom Sturdivant Ed Roebuck Roy Face -- --
1961-09-16 Sep Sat sln 140 box | pbp L 3-6 9 68-72 L2 6 6 11 -- 6,830 2:05 Earl Francis Ray Sadecki Earl Francis -- Don Hoak (12)
1961-09-17 Sep Sun sln 141 box | pbp L 0-3 9 68-73 L3 6 6 11 -- 10,030 2:13 Al McBean Larry Jackson Al McBean -- --
1961-09-18 Sep Mon sln 142 box | pbp W 8-6 9 69-73 W1 6 6 11 -- 8,934 2:36 Larry Foss Larry Foss Bob Gibson Roy Face Dick Stuart (31)
1961-09-19 Sep Tue CIN 143 box | pbp L 1-10 9 69-74 L1 6 6 11 -- 14,225 2:39 Bob Friend Jim O'Toole Bob Friend -- --
1961-09-20 Sep Wed CIN 144 box | pbp L 2-3 9 69-75 L2 6 6 11 -- 14,822 2:20 Joe Gibbon Joey Jay Roy Face -- --
1961-09-22 Sep Fri PHI 145 box | pbp W 6-3 9 70-75 W1 6 6 10 -- 4,687 2:34 Tom Sturdivant Clem Labine Frank Sullivan -- Bill Mazeroski (11)
1961-09-23 Sep Sat PHI 146 box | pbp L 4-5 16 70-76 L1 6 6 11 -- 4,005 4:05 Al Jackson Jack Baldschun Roy Face -- --
1961-09-24 Sep Sun PHI 147 box | pbp W 4-3 9 71-76 W1 6 6 11 -- 3,282 2:35 Larry Foss Vinegar Bend Mizell Chris Short Tom Sturdivant --
1961-09-26 Sep Tue lan 149 box | pbp L 3-5 9 72-77 W1 6 6 11 -- 0 2:36 Bob Friend Stan Williams Bob Friend Turk Farrell Dick Stuart (32)
1961-09-26 Sep Tue lan 149 box | pbp W 8-0 9 72-77 W1 6 6 11 -- 9,602 2:26 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Don Drysdale -- --
1961-09-27 Sep Wed sfn 150 box | pbp W 5-3 9 73-77 W2 6 6 10 -- 7,471 2:30 Tom Sturdivant Harvey Haddix Stu Miller -- Bill Mazeroski (12)
1961-09-28 Sep Thu sfn 151 box | pbp L 4-7 9 73-78 L1 6 6 11 -- 5,384 2:38 Earl Francis Jim Duffalo Earl Francis Stu Miller Dick Stuart (33) - Smoky Burgess (12)
1961-09-29 Sep Fri cin 152 box | pbp L 1-8 9 73-79 L2 6 6 11 -- 10,119 2:48 Larry Foss Jim O'Toole Larry Foss Sherman Jones --
1961-09-30 Sep Sat cin 153 box | pbp W 11-6 9 74-79 W1 6 6 10 -- 7,158 2:22 Al Jackson Al Jackson Joey Jay -- Dick Stuart (35) - Don Leppert (3) - Bill Mazeroski (13)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1961-10-01 Oct Sun cin 154 box | pbp W 3-1 9 75-79 W2 6 6 10 -- 26,760 2:02 Joe Gibbon Joe Gibbon Jim Brosnan -- --
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