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Tuesday May 2,1961This 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 1961-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxFrank FunkRuss Kemmerer(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Athletics7BoxBud DaleyIke Delock(none)
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins4BoxJim CoatesCamilo PascualLuis Arroyo
Detroit Tigers6Washington Senators II3BoxJim BunningTom Sturdivant(none)
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs9BoxDon CardwellJack Sanford(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxKen HuntDallas GreenJim Brosnan
Los Angeles Dodgers11Milwaukee Braves9BoxJim GoldenKen MacKenzieLarry Sherry
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxHarvey HaddixErnie Broglio(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers15114.733--9156353-08-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1479057.612
222New York Yankees16106.6251.5676164-56-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1469947.678
335Minnesota Twins17107.5882.07284-127-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1436083.420
447Baltimore Orioles18108.5562.5737035-14-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1448559.590
558Cleveland Indians1798.5293.0736767-52-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1446975.479
6611Chicago White Sox1578.4674.0676614-53-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1477968.537
7710Boston Red Sox1578.4674.05062-124-53-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1476978.469
8814Kansas City Athletics1468.4294.5807372-34-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1475592.374
9917Washington Senators II17512.2947.03961-223-42-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1445688.389
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates16106.625--7060106-44-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1386573.471
224San Francisco Giants17107.5880.5676344-26-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1377562.547
336Los Angeles Dodgers19118.5790.5969153-18-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1357857.578
449Chicago Cubs1798.5291.56365-23-66-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1375582.401
5512Milwaukee Braves1367.4622.55868-104-32-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1417764.546
6613Cincinnati Reds18810.4443.0605733-85-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1368551.625
7715St. Louis Cardinals17710.4123.57582-74-43-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1377364.533
8816Philadelphia Phillies17611.3534.56467-34-82-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1374196.299