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Thursday May 25,1961This 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 1961-05-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles6BoxSteve BarberHerb ScoreHoyt Wilhelm
Washington Senators II3Kansas City Athletics4BoxJoe NuxhallDick Donovan(none)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins7BoxPaul GielJim Donohue(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees6BoxWhitey FordBilly MuffettLuis Arroyo
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxSandy KoufaxBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1961-05-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers392712.692--2401518917-610-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1237449.602
224Cleveland Indians382315.6053.51781393915-88-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1235568.447
336Baltimore Orioles412318.5615.0177178-112-810-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1217249.595
447New York Yankees362016.5565.5164148168-1012-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1268937.706
559Minnesota Twins381919.5007.5178192-148-511-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1225171.418
6611Kansas City Athletics331518.4559.0145178-334-811-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1284682.359
7712Washington Senators II401822.4509.5130145-1512-126-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1214378.355
8814Boston Red Sox351421.40011.0122152-307-148-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1276265.488
9915Chicago White Sox381424.36812.5152171-196-148-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1247252.581
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 Dodgers402416.6000.51861711513-611-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1146549.570
448Cincinnati 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
6613St. Louis Cardinals341519.4416.5133120137-118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1206555.542
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