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Friday, September 8,1961

Friday, September 8,1961

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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 Sep 8,1961 Washington Senators II  1  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Hoyt Wilhelm Pete Burnside -- 0 2:22
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Washington Senators II  2  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dick Hall Ed Hobaugh -- 10,520 2:17
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Detroit Tigers  2  Boston Red Sox  9  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Fornieles Jim Bunning -- 18,525 3:11
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Minnesota Twins  4  Kansas City Athletics  6  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Dave Wickersham Jim Kaat John Wyatt 5,594 2:34
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Chicago White Sox  5  Los Angeles Angels  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Billy Pierce Jim Donohue -- 3,849 2:42
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Cleveland Indians  1  New York Yankees  9  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bill Stafford Gary Bell -- 41,762 2:29
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dick Ellsworth Art Mahaffey -- 1,533 2:02
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Crosley Field Jim Brosnan Ernie Broglio -- 23,527 2:40
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Pittsburgh Pirates  2  Milwaukee Braves  1  box | pbp County Stadium Bob Friend Bob Hendley -- 15,606 2:33
1961 reg season Sep 8,1961 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  San Francisco Giants  7  box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike McCormick Johnny Podres -- 27,892 2:13
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 142 96 46 .676 0.0 740 540 200 W9 38-31 58-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 142 87 55 .613 9.0 726 586 140 L8 42-27 44-29 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 146 87 59 .596 11.0 638 530 108 W7 43-29 43-31 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 144 78 66 .542 19.0 678 635 43 W3 32-43 46-23 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 142 71 71 .500 25.0 648 654 -6 L3 34-35 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 145 69 76 .476 28.5 667 723 -56 W3 25-48 44-28 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 140 60 80 .429 35.0 620 693 -73 L5 27-44 32-37 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 141 52 89 .369 43.5 612 777 -165 W4 24-49 28-40 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 142 51 91 .359 45.0 553 696 -143 L10 22-49 29-42 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 25.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 139 83 56 .597 0.0 641 595 46 W1 44-29 39-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 133 78 55 .586 2.0 625 584 41 L1 39-27 39-28 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 136 74 62 .544 7.5 635 579 56 L1 37-32 37-30 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 134 71 63 .530 9.5 652 576 76 W1 35-34 36-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 136 71 65 .522 10.5 622 589 33 L1 28-39 42-27 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 66 67 .496 14.0 605 585 20 W2 33-33 33-34 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 22.5 628 700 -72 W1 21-45 38-34 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 137 40 97 .292 42.0 505 705 -200 L3 19-48 20-50 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)