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Thursday February 23,1961This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 1960 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1559758.626--74662711942-3655-22W15T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I-10-1
224Baltimore Orioles1548965.5787.56826067645-3244-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium000
335Chicago White Sox1548767.5659.574161712436-4151-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park000
449Cleveland Indians1547678.49420.5667693-2637-4039-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
5510Washington Senators I1547381.47423.5672696-2441-3632-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP Griffith Stadium000
6611Detroit Tigers1547183.46125.5633644-1131-4640-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium000
7713Boston Red Sox1546589.42231.5658775-11729-4836-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
8816Kansas City Athletics1555996.38138.0615756-14124-5334-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1499257.617--70155514643-3448-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532.600
223Milwaukee Braves1488662.5815.56866256135-3651-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium624.333
336St. Louis Cardinals1558669.5559.06396162335-4351-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park-10-1
447Los Angeles Dodgers1548272.53212.56625936940-3742-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
558San Francisco Giants1567977.50616.56716314034-4545-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-20-2
6612Cincinnati Reds1546787.43527.5640692-5230-4737-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
7714Chicago Cubs1566294.39733.5634776-14227-5033-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field-2-20
8815Philadelphia Phillies1545995.38335.5546691-14528-4931-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium000