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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 Wednesday, May 17, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers32239.719-2061287813-310-61307852.600
AL -227Minnesota Twins291613.5525.5144153-98-58-81315477.412
AL -336New York Yankees291613.5525.513112298-88-51339340.699
AL -448Cleveland Indians301614.5336.01271091810-76-71316269.473
AL -5510Baltimore Orioles321616.5007.0146150-411-64-111307951.608
AL -6611Kansas City Athletics251213.4807.5122132-103-69-71364987.360
AL -7712Washington Senators II321517.4698.093114-219-76-101294683.357
AL -8813Chicago White Sox281216.4299.0123129-64-68-101347460.552
AL -9915Boston Red Sox281018.35711.098132-347-124-51346668.493
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---7.00000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants29209.690-144103419-311-61256560.520
NL -223Pittsburgh Pirates271611.5933.0119109106-510-61275968.465
NL -334Cincinnati Reds291712.5863.011196159-108-21257649.608
NL -445Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5763.0166149178-411-101217051.579
NL -559Milwaukee Braves261313.5005.5122127-57-66-71287058.547
NL -6614St. Louis Cardinals261115.4237.5104105-15-96-61286959.539
NL -7716Chicago Cubs291019.34510.0100142-424-156-41255471.432
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies29821.27612.087122-354-104-111253986.312
18 record(s)
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