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Wednesday August 31,1960This date in baseball
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Games on 1960-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles6BoxHal BrownDick Stigman(none)
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox2BoxBob BruceIke DelockHank Aguirre
Kansas City Athletics0New York Yankees1BoxBill StaffordRay Herbert(none)
Kansas City Athletics6New York Yankees0BoxNed GarverRalph Terry(none)
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators I2BoxJack KralickBob Shaw(none)
Milwaukee Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxDon ElstonLew Burdette(none)
Milwaukee Braves11Chicago Cubs7BoxDon McMahonBob Anderson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds1BoxRay SadeckiJay Hook(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRoger CraigJohn Buzhardt(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Francisco Giants4BoxClem LabineBilly O'DellRoy Face

Standings as of 1960-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1267551.595--6295369331-3044-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I28226.786
223Baltimore Orioles1297653.5890.55835255836-2140-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium251312.520
334Chicago White Sox1277255.5673.561950911033-3539-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park271512.556
448Washington Senators I1276463.50411.5576597-2135-2829-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium27918.333
5510Cleveland Indians1256065.48014.5540562-2229-3531-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium291613.552
6611Detroit Tigers1265967.46816.0512511126-4133-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium281216.429
7713Boston Red Sox1265571.43720.0559655-9622-3633-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park281018.357
8816Kansas City Athletics1284682.35930.0512635-12320-4925-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium261214.462
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1960 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1277849.614--62150012138-3039-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field271710.630
225Milwaukee Braves1247054.5656.55615293230-3240-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium301812.600
336St. Louis Cardinals1267155.5636.55455083728-3343-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park281513.536
447Los Angeles Dodgers1246757.5409.55384687032-2735-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum301515.500
559San Francisco Giants1266264.49215.55375142323-3539-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park281711.607
6612Cincinnati Reds1285672.43822.5528580-5227-4129-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field261115.423
7714Chicago Cubs1265274.41325.5535640-10522-3829-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field28820.286
8815Philadelphia Phillies1274879.37830.0458584-12624-4424-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium271116.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick Gernert1B31.337Purchased by Tigers from Cubs.