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Friday May 5,1961This 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 1961-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox4BoxPaul FoytackBob ShawHank Aguirre
Washington Senators II5Cleveland Indians2BoxEd HobaughJohnny Antonelli(none)
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins5BoxJack KralickTom Brewer(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Milwaukee Braves5BoxJim BrosnanRon PicheBill Henry
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJuan MarichalFrank Sullivan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohnny PodresBob FriendTurk Farrell

Standings as of 1961-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers18135.722--10965445-18-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1448856.611
222New York Yankees19136.6840.58470147-56-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1439647.671
335Baltimore Orioles20119.5503.0878436-24-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1428458.592
446Minnesota Twins20119.5503.08297-157-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1405981.421
558Cleveland Indians19109.5263.5797547-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1426874.479
6612Kansas City Athletics1578.4674.5898182-35-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1465492.370
7715Chicago White Sox17710.4125.57478-44-63-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1457966.545
8814Boston Red Sox17710.4125.55976-174-73-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1456976.476
9916Washington Senators II20713.3507.04973-244-43-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1415487.383
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants20137.650--8872167-26-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1347262.537
224Pittsburgh Pirates18108.5562.07173-26-54-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1366571.478
337Los Angeles Dodgers221210.5452.011310584-38-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1327755.583
449Cincinnati Reds211110.5242.57965144-87-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1338251.617
5510Milwaukee Braves1688.5003.07781-44-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1387563.543
6611Chicago Cubs19910.4743.57082-123-66-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1355580.407
7713St. Louis Cardinals18810.4444.07883-54-44-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1367264.529
8817Philadelphia Phillies20614.3007.06984-154-102-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1344193.306