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Saturday, August 26,1961

Saturday, August 26,1961

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 Aug 26,1961 Cleveland Indians  5  Chicago White Sox  10  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Don Larsen Wynn Hawkins -- 12,579 2:36
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 New York Yankees  5  Kansas City Athletics  1  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Bill Stafford Jerry Walker -- 32,149 2:18
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 Boston Red Sox  2  Los Angeles Angels  5  box | pbp Wrigley Field Ken McBride Tracy Stallard Tom Morgan 7,332 2:34
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 Baltimore Orioles  7  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Chuck Estrada Al Schroll Wes Stock 19,397 2:27
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  10  Cincinnati Reds  6  box | pbp Crosley Field Johnny Podres Jay Hook Ron Perranoski 20,328 2:46
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 Chicago Cubs  7  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Forbes Field Barney Schultz Roy Face Bob Anderson 9,137 2:22
1961 reg season Aug 26,1961 San Francisco Giants  5  St. Louis Cardinals  8  box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Bob Gibson Mike McCormick Ed Bauta 17,779 3:11
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 129 85 44 .659 0.0 670 508 162 W2 36-29 49-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 128 83 45 .648 1.5 670 521 149 W2 39-19 43-27 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 131 76 55 .580 10.0 575 490 85 W2 40-27 35-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 128 66 62 .516 18.5 589 567 22 W2 22-39 44-23 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 20.5 584 589 -5 L3 27-28 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 133 61 72 .459 26.0 599 667 -68 L1 20-46 41-26 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 127 55 72 .433 29.0 574 638 -64 L2 27-43 28-29 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 124 50 74 .403 32.5 508 595 -87 L7 22-42 28-32 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 128 46 82 .359 38.5 523 698 -175 L2 22-47 24-35 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 20.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 128 76 52 .594 0.0 593 557 36 L2 40-25 36-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 1.5 580 540 40 W2 36-22 35-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 68 55 .553 5.5 621 521 100 L3 33-26 35-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 122 66 56 .541 7.0 582 532 50 W1 34-29 32-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 124 65 59 .524 9.0 566 542 24 W6 26-36 38-24 5 5 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 120 59 61 .492 13.0 546 530 16 L1 28-30 31-31 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 52 71 .423 21.5 563 643 -80 W1 19-44 32-28 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 123 35 88 .285 38.5 461 647 -186 L1 19-45 15-44 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)