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Friday May 19,1961This 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 1961-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Baltimore Orioles4BoxHoyt WilhelmTom Sturdivant(none)
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians9BoxBarry LatmanTex ClevengerBob Allen
Kansas City Athletics1Minnesota Twins11BoxJack KralickEd Rakow(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs1BoxGlen HobbieRay Sadecki(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim O'TooleLew Burdette(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxArt MahaffeyBob Friend(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Francisco Giants7BoxRon PerranoskiBilly O'Dell(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-19

TopRecord 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
227Minnesota Twins311714.5485.015815808-59-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1295376.411
336Cleveland Indians311714.5485.01361162010-77-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1306169.469
448New York Yankees301614.5335.513813178-98-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1329339.705
559Baltimore Orioles331716.5156.0150152-211-65-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1297851.605
6610Kansas City Athletics271314.4817.0127146-194-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1344886.358
7712Washington Senators II331518.4558.095118-239-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed Doherty1284682.359
8813Chicago White Sox311318.4199.0135142-75-88-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1317358.557
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 Giants302010.667--151111409-311-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1246559.524
223Cincinnati Reds301812.6002.011498169-109-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1247549.605
334Los Angeles Dodgers342014.5882.0174156189-411-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1206951.575
445Pittsburgh Pirates281612.5713.012011376-610-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1265967.468
5511Milwaukee Braves271314.4815.5124130-67-76-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1277057.551
6614St. Louis Cardinals271116.4077.5104106-25-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1276958.543
7716Chicago Cubs301119.3679.0101142-414-157-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1245371.427
8817Philadelphia Phillies30921.30011.091123-324-105-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1243886.306

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