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Wednesday, May 31,1961

Wednesday, May 31,1961

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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 31,1961 New York Yankees  7  Boston Red Sox  6  box | pbp Fenway Park Rollie Sheldon Billy Muffett Danny McDevitt 17,318 2:52
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Baltimore Orioles  4  Chicago White Sox  9  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Frank Baumann Chuck Estrada -- 11,447 2:38
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Kansas City Athletics  6  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Joe Nuxhall Frank Lary Bill Kunkel 7,397 2:58
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Los Angeles Angels  5  Washington Senators II  3  box | pbp Griffith Stadium Ted Bowsfield Marty Kutyna -- 10,873 4:07
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Cincinnati Reds  8  Los Angeles Dodgers  7  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Joey Jay Turk Farrell Jim Brosnan 13,143 2:53
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Chicago Cubs  5  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Shibe Park Bob Anderson Robin Roberts Don Elston 4,213 2:41
1961 reg season May 31,1961 Milwaukee Braves  1  Pittsburgh Pirates  9  box | pbp Forbes Field Joe Gibbon Warren Spahn -- 16,902 2:30
1961 reg season May 31,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  2  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Stu Miller Curt Simmons -- 6,288 2:44
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 45 29 16 .644 0.0 266 188 78 L2 18-8 11-8 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 43 26 17 .605 2.0 207 163 44 W2 15-8 11-9 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 46 26 20 .565 3.5 194 197 -3 L1 14-9 11-12 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 4.0 198 176 22 W2 10-11 13-7 4 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 45 22 23 .489 7.0 162 162 0 L1 12-12 10-11 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 7.0 179 208 -29 W2 8-10 11-10 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 43 19 24 .442 9.0 197 227 -30 L5 8-10 11-14 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 40 16 24 .400 10.5 142 177 -35 L2 8-15 9-8 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 43 16 27 .372 12.0 179 197 -18 W1 7-15 9-12 9 9 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 6.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 42 26 16 .619 0.0 170 147 23 W6 13-10 13-6 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 42 26 16 .619 0.0 199 164 35 W1 14-4 12-12 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 46 27 19 .587 1.0 214 206 8 L1 14-8 13-11 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 3.5 169 175 -6 W1 10-10 11-8 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 5.5 176 188 -12 L2 10-10 9-10 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 7.0 166 141 25 L3 7-14 11-8 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 15 26 .366 10.5 138 184 -46 W3 7-15 8-11 7 7 16 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 12 27 .308 12.5 136 163 -27 L1 6-12 6-15 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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  • 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
Cal Koonce Chicago Cubs Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)