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Sunday May 21,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox5BoxTurk LownDave HillmanBilly Pierce
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox4BoxDon SchwallCal McLishGene Conley
Detroit Tigers5Kansas City Athletics3BoxFrank LaryBud Daley(none)
Cleveland Indians9Minnesota Twins0BoxWynn HawkinsPedro Ramos(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins0BoxMudcat GrantDon Lee(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees4BoxWhitey FordChuck Estrada(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees2BoxSteve BarberRollie SheldonHoyt Wilhelm
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs3BoxLindy McDanielDon Elston(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs0BoxBob GibsonJoe Schaffernoth(none)
Milwaukee Braves6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJoey JayMoe Drabowsky(none)
Milwaukee Braves3Cincinnati Reds2BoxCarl WilleyJim MaloneyClaude Raymond
Pittsburgh Pirates13Philadelphia Phillies11BoxBob FriendDon Ferrarese(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants2BoxSandy KoufaxBilly Loes(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers352411.686--2141367814-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1277750.606
225Cleveland Indians342014.5883.51511193212-78-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1275869.457
337Minnesota Twins341816.5295.5160169-98-510-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1265274.413
448Baltimore Orioles361917.5285.5159161-212-76-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1267650.603
559New York Yankees331716.5156.014714078-109-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1299237.713
6611Washington Senators II361719.4727.5111126-1511-96-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1254481.352
7712Kansas City Athletics291316.4488.0130153-234-89-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1324884.364
8814Chicago White Sox331419.4249.0142151-96-98-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1297257.558
9915Boston Red Sox321319.4069.5112142-307-127-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1306367.485
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants322012.625--156118389-311-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1226557.533
223Los Angeles Dodgers362214.611--1811612011-411-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1186751.568
334Pittsburgh Pirates301812.6001.0137127108-610-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1245767.460
446Cincinnati Reds331914.5761.5128116129-1010-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1217447.612
5510Milwaukee Braves301515.5004.0142144-29-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1246856.548
6613St. Louis Cardinals301317.4336.011311037-116-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1246757.540
7716Chicago Cubs331221.3648.5105151-464-158-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1215269.430
8817Philadelphia Phillies32923.28111.0105140-354-105-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1223884.311