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Thursday May 18,1961This 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 1961-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox1BoxGene ConleyJim Bunning(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Minnesota Twins3BoxRay HerbertJim Kaat(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers332310.697--2061297713-410-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1297851.605
226New York Yankees291613.5525.013112298-88-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1339340.699
337Minnesota Twins301614.5335.5147157-108-58-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1305476.415
448Cleveland Indians301614.5335.51271091810-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1316269.473
559Kansas City Athletics261313.5006.5126135-94-69-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1354887.356
6611Baltimore Orioles321616.5006.5146150-411-64-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1307951.608
7712Washington Senators II321517.4697.593114-219-76-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1294683.357
8813Chicago White Sox291316.4488.0129133-45-68-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1337360.549
9915Boston Red Sox291118.37910.099132-337-125-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1336568.489
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants29209.690--144103419-311-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1256560.520
223Pittsburgh Pirates271611.5933.0119109106-510-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1275968.465
334Cincinnati Reds291712.5863.011196159-108-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1257649.608
445Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5763.0166149178-411-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1217051.579
5510Milwaukee Braves261313.5005.5122127-57-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1287058.547
6614St. Louis Cardinals261115.4237.5104105-15-96-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1286959.539
7716Chicago Cubs291019.34510.0100142-424-156-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1255471.432
8817Philadelphia Phillies29821.27612.087122-354-104-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1253986.312


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pete WhisenantOF31.155Signed as Free Agent by Reds.