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Wednesday, May 3,1961

Wednesday, May 3,1961

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Chicago White Sox  3  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Frank Funk Gerry Staley -- 3,879 2:17
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Boston Red Sox  8  Kansas City Athletics  9  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Don Larsen Mike Fornieles -- 4,050 2:59
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Baltimore Orioles  6  Los Angeles Angels  7  box | pbp Wrigley Field Tex Clevenger Hal Brown -- 5,093 3:00
1961 reg season May 3,1961 New York Yankees  7  Minnesota Twins  3  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bob Turley Pedro Ramos -- 18,158 2:32
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Detroit Tigers  4  Washington Senators II  5  box | pbp Griffith Stadium Joe McClain Frank Lary Dave Sisler 4,017 2:08
1961 reg season May 3,1961 San Francisco Giants  8  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Billy O'Dell Jack Curtis Bobby Bolin 4,512 2:30
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Philadelphia Phillies  3  Cincinnati Reds  9  box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Maloney John Buzhardt Bill Henry 4,018 2:51
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  Milwaukee Braves  4  box | pbp County Stadium Warren Spahn Stan Williams -- 8,668 2:25
1961 reg season May 3,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  1  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Bob Gibson Vinegar Bend Mizell Lindy McDaniel 5,611 2:04
9 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 0.0 95 61 34 L1 3-1 8-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 17 11 6 .647 0.5 74 64 10 W2 5-5 6-1 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 2.0 75 91 -16 L2 7-4 3-4 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 2.0 77 70 7 W3 7-5 3-3 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 2.5 79 77 2 L1 5-2 4-8 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.5 89 81 8 W3 2-3 5-5 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 70 70 0 L3 4-6 3-3 7 7 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 58 71 -13 L3 4-6 3-3 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 18 6 12 .333 6.0 44 65 -21 W1 3-4 3-8 9 9 17 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 3.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 75 67 8 W1 5-2 6-5 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.5 71 63 8 L1 6-5 4-2 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 20 11 9 .550 1.0 97 95 2 L1 3-2 8-7 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 2.0 67 73 -6 L1 3-6 6-3 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 2.0 62 69 -7 W1 4-3 3-4 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 19 9 10 .474 2.5 69 60 9 W4 3-8 6-2 6 6 11 -- Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 3.0 78 83 -5 W1 4-4 4-6 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 18 6 12 .333 5.0 67 76 -9 L3 4-9 2-3 8 8 16 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Chuck Essegian Cleveland Indians Hist Sold by Kansas City Athletics to Cleveland Indians
1 record(s)