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Sunday May 7,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox6BoxJoe GrzendaEarly WynnHank Aguirre
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox3BoxPhil ReganCal McLish(none)
Washington Senators II2Cleveland Indians4BoxWynn HawkinsTom Sturdivant(none)
Washington Senators II4Cleveland Indians3BoxDave SislerFrank FunkMarty Kutyna
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Athletics5BoxBud DaleyHoyt Wilhelm(none)
Boston Red Sox11Minnesota Twins9BoxMike FornielesCamilo PascualBilly Muffett
Cincinnati Reds5Milwaukee Braves4BoxHowie NunnWarren Spahn(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Braves0BoxJim O'TooleDon Nottebart(none)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBilly LoesRobin Roberts(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSandy KoufaxRed WittLarry Sherry
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxErnie BroglioDon Cardwell(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers21165.762--13382518-18-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1418556.603
223New York Yankees21138.6193.09080107-76-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1419645.681
336Baltimore Orioles221210.5454.5978987-34-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1408357.593
558Cleveland Indians211110.5245.0868157-54-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1406773.479
449Minnesota Twins211110.5245.091108-177-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1395980.424
6611Kansas City Athletics1789.4716.0949132-36-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1445391.368
7713Boston Red Sox18810.4446.57085-155-73-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1446876.472
8815Washington Senators II22814.3648.55580-255-53-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1395386.381
9916Chicago White Sox20713.3508.591102-114-63-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1427963.556
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants21147.667--9572238-26-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1337162.534
224Cincinnati Reds231310.5652.08869196-87-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1318051.611
335Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5502.5828206-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1346470.478
447Los Angeles Dodgers241311.5422.512211665-48-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1307654.585
5510St. Louis Cardinals201010.5003.5888624-46-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1347064.522
6612Milwaukee Braves18810.4444.58190-94-34-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1367561.551
7714Chicago Cubs21912.4295.07392-193-86-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1335578.414
8817Philadelphia Phillies21615.2868.06991-224-102-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1334192.308