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Wednesday May 24,1961This 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 1961-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles2BoxHal BrownBob Shaw(none)
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxWes StockFrank Baumann(none)
Washington Senators II5Kansas City Athletics6BoxBill KunkelJohn Gabler(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins4BoxDon MossiCamilo PascualBill Fischer
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxRalph TerryChet Nichols(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs3BoxVinegar Bend MizellDick EllsworthClem Labine
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike McCormickJim O'TooleBobby Bolin
Philadelphia Phillies7Milwaukee Braves1BoxArt MahaffeyDon Nottebart(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals7BoxLarry JacksonRoger CraigLindy McDaniel

Standings as of 1961-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers382711.711--2341449017-510-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1247450.597
224Cleveland Indians372215.5954.51651343114-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1245668.452
337Baltimore Orioles402218.5506.0171174-312-89-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1227349.598
448New York Yankees351916.5436.5158144148-1011-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1279037.709
559Minnesota Twins371819.4868.5171186-158-510-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235271.423
6611Washington Senators II391821.4629.5127141-1412-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1224379.352
7713Kansas City Athletics321418.43810.0141175-344-810-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1294782.364
8814Boston Red Sox341420.41211.0118146-287-138-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1286266.484
9915Chicago White Sox371423.37812.5148165-176-138-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1257253.576
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants352213.629--1681353311-411-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1196356.529
223Pittsburgh Pirates332013.6061.01461321410-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1215566.455
335Los Angeles Dodgers392316.5901.01851711412-611-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1156649.574
446Cincinnati Reds362016.5562.5135123129-1011-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1187345.619
5510Milwaukee Braves331617.4855.0145153-89-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1216754.554
6612St. Louis Cardinals331518.4556.0133119147-118-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1216556.537
7716Chicago Cubs351223.34310.0109160-514-158-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1195267.437
8817Philadelphia Phillies341123.32410.5114142-286-105-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1203684.300


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Walt Dropo1B38.114Released by Orioles.