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Thursday April 20,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II1Chicago White Sox6BoxEarly WynnHal Woodeshick(none)
Detroit Tigers11Cleveland Indians4BoxFrank LaryGary Bell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCurt SimmonsStan WilliamsBob Miller
Milwaukee Braves7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRon PicheJohn Buzhardt(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxGlen HobbieJoe Gibbon(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2BoxMike McCormickJim O'Toole(none)

Standings as of 1961-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins651.833--282175-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1546589.422
332New York Yankees541.8000.5191630-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I15710552.669
223Detroit Tigers541.8000.53417172-02-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1579760.618
449Boston Red Sox422.5002.0101000-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1587484.468
558Cleveland Indians633.5002.02327-43-10-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1557580.484
6612Chicago White Sox523.4002.51424-101-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1578473.535
7714Kansas City Athletics312.3332.5810-21-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1586098.380
8815Washington Senators II624.3333.01720-31-11-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1555996.381
9917Baltimore Orioles514.2003.52126-50-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1579463.599
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds853.625--3620163-32-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1468858.603
447St. Louis Cardinals954.5560.5443593-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1457570.517
335San Francisco Giants954.5560.52732-50-05-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1458065.552
226Pittsburgh Pirates954.5560.5393903-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1457075.483
5510Los Angeles Dodgers1055.5001.05254-20-05-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1448460.583
6611Chicago Cubs734.4291.52228-61-42-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1476186.415
7713Milwaukee Braves523.4001.52024-41-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1498168.544
8816Philadelphia Phillies725.2862.52230-82-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium14745102.306