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Saturday May 27,1961This 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 1961-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles5BoxDick HydeBill Monbouquette(none)
Kansas City Athletics7Cleveland Indians5BoxJerry WalkerFrank Funk(none)
Minnesota Twins4Washington Senators II14BoxJohn GablerEd Palmquist(none)
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs2BoxBilly LoesDick DrottStu Miller
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJoey JayJohn BuzhardtJim Brosnan
Los Angeles Dodgers8Milwaukee Braves10BoxClaude RaymondTurk Farrell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxErnie BroglioVern LawLindy McDaniel

Standings as of 1961-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers412714.659--2451667917-810-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1217447.612
223Cleveland Indians392316.5903.01831463715-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1225567.451
334Baltimore Orioles422418.5713.5182182012-811-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1207149.592
448New York Yankees362016.5564.5164148168-1012-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1268937.706
5510Washington Senators II422022.4767.5148152-412-128-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1194178.345
6611Minnesota Twins401921.4757.5185210-258-711-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1205169.425
7713Kansas City Athletics341618.4717.5152183-315-811-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1274582.354
8814Boston Red Sox361422.38910.5126157-317-158-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1266264.492
9915Chicago White Sox381424.36811.5152171-196-148-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1247252.581
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants372413.649--1791394013-411-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1176156.521
335Pittsburgh Pirates352015.5713.0153151210-910-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1195564.462
226Los Angeles Dodgers422418.5712.5196191513-811-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1126547.580
447Cincinnati Reds372116.5683.0140127139-1012-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1177245.615
559Milwaukee Braves351817.5145.016516329-89-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1196554.546
6612St. Louis Cardinals361719.4726.5152127257-1110-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1186355.534
7716Chicago Cubs371225.32412.0113171-584-158-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1175265.444
8817Philadelphia Phillies351124.31412.0118147-296-115-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1193683.303