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Saturday May 20,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-05-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3Baltimore Orioles4BoxHal BrownJoe McClainHoyt Wilhelm
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox4BoxDave HillmanHank Aguirre(none)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians4BoxFrank FunkBill Stafford(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Minnesota Twins2BoxCamilo PascualJoe Nuxhall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs1BoxDick EllsworthLarry Jackson(none)
Milwaukee Braves9Cincinnati Reds5BoxDon McMahonKen HuntMoe Drabowsky
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJoe GibbonRobin RobertsRoy Face
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants3BoxRoger CraigMike McCormick(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers342311.676--2091337613-510-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1287850.609
227Minnesota Twins321814.5634.016015828-510-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1285276.406
336Cleveland Indians321814.5634.01401192110-78-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1296069.465
448Baltimore Orioles341816.5295.0154155-111-66-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1287751.602
559New York Yankees311615.5165.514113568-108-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1319338.710
6611Kansas City Athletics281315.4647.0127148-214-89-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1334885.361
7712Washington Senators II341519.4418.098122-249-96-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1274681.362
8813Chicago White Sox311318.4198.5135142-75-88-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1317358.557
9914Boston Red Sox301218.4009.0103135-327-126-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1326468.485
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants312011.645--154115399-311-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1236558.528
223Los Angeles Dodgers352114.6001.01781591910-411-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1196851.571
334Pittsburgh Pirates291712.5862.012411687-610-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1255867.464
445Cincinnati Reds311813.5812.0119107129-109-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1237548.610
5510Milwaukee Braves281414.5004.5133135-28-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1266957.548
6615St. Louis Cardinals281117.3937.5104107-35-116-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1266957.548
7716Chicago Cubs311219.3878.0102142-404-158-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1235271.423
8817Philadelphia Phillies31922.29011.094127-334-105-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1233885.309

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted Lepcio2B-3B30.296Released by White Sox.