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Wednesday, May 10,1961

Wednesday, May 10,1961

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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 10,1961 Cleveland Indians  8  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Gary Bell Frank Baumann -- 13,003 3:06
1961 reg season May 10,1961 Washington Senators II  1  Detroit Tigers  7  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Bunning Ed Hobaugh -- 5,012 2:34
1961 reg season May 10,1961 New York Yankees  9  Kansas City Athletics  4  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Tex Clevenger Bud Daley -- 15,986 2:32
1961 reg season May 10,1961 Boston Red Sox  3  Los Angeles Angels  2  box | pbp Wrigley Field Tom Brewer Ron Moeller Chet Nichols 4,830 2:35
1961 reg season May 10,1961 Baltimore Orioles  6  Minnesota Twins  10  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jack Kralick Dick Hall Ray Moore 5,410 2:35
1961 reg season May 10,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Crosley Field Joey Jay Curt Simmons Bill Henry 10,144 2:48
1961 reg season May 10,1961 Chicago Cubs  2  Milwaukee Braves  3  box | pbp County Stadium Lew Burdette Don Elston -- 9,132 2:28
1961 reg season May 10,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Philadelphia Phillies  0  box | pbp Shibe Park Johnny Podres Frank Sullivan -- 8,170 2:11
1961 reg season May 10,1961 San Francisco Giants  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  0  box | pbp Forbes Field Mike McCormick Bob Friend -- 21,599 1:55
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 24 18 6 .750 0.0 151 90 61 W1 8-1 10-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 3.5 103 89 14 W1 8-8 6-1 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 5.0 116 104 12 L1 8-4 4-8 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 5.5 106 127 -21 W1 7-4 5-7 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 5.5 96 87 9 W1 8-6 4-5 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 19 9 10 .474 6.5 103 104 -1 L1 2-3 7-7 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 8.5 85 101 -16 W1 6-9 3-3 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 9.0 97 112 -15 L1 4-6 4-8 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 25 9 16 .360 9.5 63 98 -35 L1 6-7 3-9 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 6.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 23 15 8 .652 0.0 104 81 23 W1 9-3 6-5 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 1.0 137 121 16 W4 8-4 8-7 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 1.5 91 71 20 W9 6-8 8-2 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 2.5 91 91 0 L1 6-5 6-5 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 3.5 92 97 -5 W2 4-3 6-7 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 4.0 90 89 1 L1 4-5 6-6 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 6.0 80 103 -23 L6 3-10 6-4 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 24 6 18 .250 9.5 74 106 -32 L9 4-10 2-8 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Julio Becquer Philadelphia Phillies Hist Sold by Los Angeles Angels to Philadelphia Phillies
Wes Covington Chicago White Sox Hist Claimed on waivers from Braves by White Sox
Bob Nieman Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Cleveland Indians for Joe Morgan and Mike Lee (6/1/1961)
Joe Morgan St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians with Mike Lee to St. Louis Cardinals for Bob Nieman
Jim Baumer Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Cincinnati Reds to Detroit Tigers for Dick Gernert
Dick Gernert Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to Cincinnati Reds for Jim Baumer
Ed Palmquist Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Joe Altobelli to Minnesota Twins for Ernie Oravetz
Joe Altobelli Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Ed Palmquist to Minnesota Twins for Ernie Oravetz
Ernie Oravetz Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to Los Angeles Dodgers for Ed Palmquist and Joe Altobelli
9 record(s)