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MLB Games on Wednesday May 24, 1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL1Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP90Memorial StadiumNight1:43Hal BrownBob Shaw---Triandos
Chicago White SoxAL3Baltimore OriolesAL5Box | PBP914,059Memorial StadiumNight2:42Wes StockFrank Baumann---Hansen
Washington Senators IIAL5Kansas City AthleticsAL6Box | PBP95,829Municipal StadiumNight2:35Bill KunkelJohn Gabler---Posada
Cleveland IndiansAL7Los Angeles AngelsAL1Box | PBP95,586Wrigley FieldNight2:45Gary BellJerry Casale---Romano, Wagner
Detroit TigersAL5Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP924,358Metropolitan StadiumNight3:00Don MossiCamilo PascualBill FischerColavito, Kaline, Killebrew, Versalles
Boston Red SoxAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP97,673Yankee Stadium IDay2:29Ralph TerryChet Nichols---Geiger, Maris
Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP95,573Wrigley FieldDay2:15Vinegar Bend MizellDick EllsworthClem LabineClemente (2), Kindall, Stuart, Williams
San Francisco GiantsNL5Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP910,699Crosley FieldNight2:31Mike McCormickJim O'TooleBobby BolinPinson, Robinson
Philadelphia PhilliesNL7Milwaukee BravesNL1Box | PBP99,120County StadiumNight2:17Art MahaffeyDon Nottebart---Smith, Woods
Los Angeles DodgersNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL7Box | PBP910,138Sportsman's ParkNight2:48Larry JacksonRoger CraigLindy McDanielDavis, White
10 record(s)
Glossary:
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 24, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers382711.711-2341449017-510-61247450.597
AL -224Cleveland Indians372215.5954.51651343114-88-71245668.452
AL -337Baltimore Orioles402218.5506.0171174-312-89-111227349.598
AL -448New York Yankees351916.5436.5158144148-1011-61279037.709
AL -559Minnesota Twins371819.4868.5171186-158-510-141235271.423
AL -6611Washington Senators II391821.4629.5127141-1412-116-101224379.352
AL -7713Kansas City Athletics321418.43810.0141175-344-810-101294782.364
AL -8814Boston Red Sox341420.41211.0118146-287-138-61286266.484
AL -9915Chicago White Sox371423.37812.5148165-176-138-101257253.576
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---8.00000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -112San Francisco Giants352213.629-1681353311-411-91196356.529
NL -223Pittsburgh Pirates332013.6061.01461321410-710-61215566.455
NL -335Los Angeles Dodgers392316.5901.01851711412-611-101156649.574
NL -446Cincinnati Reds362016.5562.5135123129-1011-61187345.619
NL -5510Milwaukee Braves331617.4855.0145153-89-87-91216754.554
NL -6612St. Louis Cardinals331518.4556.0133119147-118-71216556.537
NL -7716Chicago Cubs351223.34310.0109160-514-158-81195267.437
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies341123.32410.5114142-286-105-131203684.300
18 record(s)
Glossary:
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