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Thursday, June 8,1961

Thursday, June 8,1961

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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 Jun 8,1961 Minnesota Twins  3  Baltimore Orioles  1  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Kaat Jack Fisher Chuck Stobbs 6,751 2:42
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Los Angeles Angels  5  Boston Red Sox  6  box | pbp Fenway Park Ted Wills Ryne Duren -- 0 2:35
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Los Angeles Angels  4  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park -- 11,042 3:21
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Cleveland Indians  1  Detroit Tigers  0  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Perry Don Mossi Frank Funk 0 2:21
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Cleveland Indians  1  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Lary Wynn Hawkins -- 48,550 2:23
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Kansas City Athletics  1  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bill Stafford Norm Bass -- 0 2:12
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Kansas City Athletics  9  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Archer Danny McDevitt -- 13,157 2:32
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Milwaukee Braves  8  Cincinnati Reds  10  box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Maloney Warren Spahn Jim Brosnan 5,149 3:14
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  2  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Bob Friend Stan Williams Bobby Shantz 17,599 2:22
1961 reg season Jun 8,1961 Philadelphia Phillies  5  San Francisco Giants  2  box | pbp Candlestick Park John Buzhardt Sam Jones -- 5,703 2:30
10 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 -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 52 34 18 .654 0.0 269 188 81 L1 19-9 15-9 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 54 35 19 .648 0.0 296 217 79 W1 18-10 16-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 51 30 21 .588 3.5 260 208 52 L1 12-13 18-8 3 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 54 28 26 .519 7.0 210 225 -15 L2 15-11 12-16 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 50 24 26 .480 9.0 193 218 -25 L1 8-15 16-11 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 49 23 26 .469 9.5 230 264 -34 W1 12-16 11-10 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 52 24 28 .462 10.0 190 216 -26 L5 12-12 12-16 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 48 19 29 .396 13.0 203 219 -16 W2 7-15 12-14 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 52 20 32 .385 14.0 214 275 -61 W1 9-18 11-14 9 9 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 8.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 50 30 20 .600 0.0 211 190 21 W1 13-10 17-10 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 53 31 22 .585 0.5 245 234 11 L1 14-8 17-14 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 50 28 22 .560 2.0 231 207 24 L1 15-6 13-16 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 3.5 201 208 -7 W1 12-12 13-10 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 48 24 24 .500 5.0 207 183 24 W1 9-16 14-9 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 6.5 212 226 -14 L1 11-14 11-11 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 50 19 31 .380 11.0 193 232 -39 L4 11-20 8-11 7 7 16 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 47 17 30 .362 11.5 175 195 -20 W1 11-14 6-16 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
Lew Krausse Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Arnold Umbach Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marv Throneberry Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded from Kansas City Athletics to Baltimore Orioles for Gene Stephens
Gene Stephens Kansas City Athletics Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to Kansas City Athletics for Marv Throneberry
Joe Shipley Kansas City Athletics Hist Sold by Cleveland Indians to Kansas City Athletics
5 record(s)