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Wednesday April 26,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-04-26

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Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles3BoxBarry LatmanJack FisherBob Allen
Washington Senators II2Boston Red Sox1BoxTom SturdivantBill MonbouquetteDave Sisler
New York Yankees13Detroit Tigers11BoxLuis ArroyoHank Aguirre(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs3BoxDon ElstonJim Maloney(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJim DuffaloLarry SherryBobby Bolin
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxVinegar Bend MizellDallas Green(none)
Milwaukee Braves8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon NottebartLarry JacksonRon Piche

Standings as of 1961-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1082.800--6437272-06-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1529359.612
222Minnesota Twins1183.7270.54956-76-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1496287.416
335Cleveland Indians1275.5832.0535217-30-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1497178.477
447New York Yankees1165.5452.5484712-44-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I15110348.682
5510Boston Red Sox1055.5003.03132-12-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1527181.467
6612Chicago White Sox945.4443.53338-51-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1538271.536
7713Baltimore Orioles1257.4174.04652-60-04-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1509060.600
8815Kansas City Athletics835.3754.05039111-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium1535895.379
9916Washington Senators II1147.3644.52936-73-41-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1505793.380
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1385.615--4246-42-06-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1417764.546
224Pittsburgh Pirates1275.5830.5505003-34-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1426874.479
336Milwaukee Braves954.5561.0413654-31-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1457867.538
448Los Angeles Dodgers1587.5331.0696720-08-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1398158.583
559Chicago Cubs1266.5001.53443-93-63-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1425884.408
6611St. Louis Cardinals1367.4622.0565334-42-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1417467.525
7714Cincinnati Reds1257.4172.5423483-72-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1428854.620
8817Philadelphia Phillies1248.3333.53742-52-52-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1424399.303