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Thursday April 13,1961This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1961-04-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds5BoxBob PurkeyJoe Schaffernoth(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTurk FarrellEd Palmquist(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Milwaukee Braves5BoxSeth MoreheadLindy McDaniel(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants6BoxJim DuffaloRoy Face(none)

Standings as of 1961-04-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Kansas City Athletics1101.000--5231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium16060100.375
334Chicago White Sox1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1618576.528
112Minnesota Twins1101.000--6061-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1596990.434
441Cleveland Indians1101.000--9541-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1607783.481
6612Baltimore Orioles101.0001.027-50-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1619566.590
5513New York Yankees101.0001.006-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I16110952.677
7714Detroit Tigers101.0001.059-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium16110160.627
9917Washington Senators II101.0001.034-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1606199.381
8816Boston Red Sox101.0001.025-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1617685.472
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Cincinnati Reds2201.000--12390-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1529161.599
337San Francisco Giants321.6670.5151410-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1518368.550
226Los Angeles Dodgers321.6670.5161240-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1518764.576
449St. Louis Cardinals211.5001.06601-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1527973.520
558Milwaukee Braves211.5001.06600-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1528270.539
7711Pittsburgh Pirates312.3331.51415-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1517477.490
6610Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.51216-41-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium15146105.305
8815Chicago Cubs202.0002.0312-90-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1526488.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lou JohnsonOF26.203Traded by Angels to Toronto (International) for Leon Wagner. 
Luis PerazaP18.300Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Leon WagnerOF26.335Traded by Toronto (International) to Angels for Lou Johnson.