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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Tuesday, May 16, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers31229.710-1971277012-310-61317952.603
AL -224New York Yankees281612.5714.5124114108-88-41349341.694
AL -337Minnesota Twins291613.5525.0144153-98-58-81315477.412
AL -449Cleveland Indians291514.5176.0126109179-76-71326369.477
AL -5510Baltimore Orioles311615.5166.0145141411-64-101317952.603
AL -6611Kansas City Athletics251213.4807.0122132-103-69-71364987.360
AL -7712Washington Senators II311417.4528.085107-228-76-101304783.362
AL -8814Chicago White Sox281216.4298.5123129-64-68-101347460.552
AL -9915Boston Red Sox271017.37010.098131-337-124-41356669.489
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---6.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants28199.679-140100409-310-61266660.524
NL -223Pittsburgh Pirates261511.5773.011510696-59-61286068.469
NL -335Cincinnati Reds281612.5713.010995148-108-21267749.611
NL -446Los Angeles Dodgers321814.5633.0164148168-410-101227151.582
NL -558Milwaukee Braves251312.5204.5121125-47-56-71297059.543
NL -6613St. Louis Cardinals251114.4406.510110105-86-61296960.535
NL -7716Chicago Cubs281018.3579.097138-414-146-41265472.429
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies28820.28611.086120-344-104-101263987.310
18 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season