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Wednesday, August 9,1961

Wednesday, August 9,1961

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Kansas City Athletics  2  Baltimore Orioles  1  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jerry Walker Jack Fisher -- 7,419 2:09
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Minnesota Twins  4  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Gene Conley Jack Kralick Mike Fornieles 12,576 3:08
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Detroit Tigers  8  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Frank Lary Cal McLish -- 27,374 2:42
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Washington Senators II  1  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Gary Bell John Gabler -- 14,881 2:05
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Los Angeles Angels  0  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Coates Ted Bowsfield -- 17,261 1:59
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Milwaukee Braves  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  8  box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Don Drysdale Don Nottebart -- 23,385 2:50
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Cincinnati Reds  5  Philadelphia Phillies  0  box | pbp Shibe Park Joey Jay Don Ferrarese -- 9,317 2:45
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  4  Pittsburgh Pirates  0  box | pbp Forbes Field Curt Simmons Joe Gibbon Ed Bauta 17,038 2:32
1961 reg season Aug 9,1961 Chicago Cubs  5  San Francisco Giants  6  box | pbp Candlestick Park Stu Miller Barney Schultz -- 10,822 3:06
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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.
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 -- New York Yankees franchise | log 112 74 38 .661 0.0 594 446 148 W7 28-24 46-14 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 112 72 40 .643 2.0 593 474 119 W2 34-16 37-25 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 11.5 493 447 46 L2 32-23 31-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 113 59 54 .522 15.5 543 517 26 W3 27-26 32-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 112 56 56 .500 18.0 531 523 8 L2 18-36 38-20 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 21.5 530 593 -63 W1 18-36 37-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 26.5 452 513 -61 L6 22-39 24-24 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 112 47 65 .420 27.0 499 559 -60 L1 23-40 24-25 8 8 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 112 42 70 .375 32.0 474 617 -143 W2 21-41 21-29 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 18.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 67 40 .626 0.0 527 466 61 W4 34-16 33-24 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 113 69 44 .611 1.0 526 480 46 W1 36-23 33-21 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 9.5 541 463 78 W3 30-23 28-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 12.0 501 487 14 W7 22-30 33-24 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 106 54 52 .509 12.5 500 473 27 L3 32-26 22-26 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 103 51 52 .495 14.0 487 469 18 L1 26-24 25-28 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 108 45 63 .417 22.5 498 583 -85 L4 18-38 26-26 7 7 15 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 108 31 77 .287 36.5 400 559 -159 L13 18-35 12-43 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)