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Friday June 2,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-06-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox4BoxDon SchwallBilly Hoeft(none)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox2BoxWhitey FordCal McLish(none)
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers2BoxJim BunningJack Kralick(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Washington Senators II12BoxDick DonovanBud Daley(none)
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds6BoxJack CurtisBob PurkeyDon Elston
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxRon PerranoskiEddie Fisher(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Braves1BoxRay SadeckiCarl Willey(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohn BuzhardtBob Friend(none)

Standings as of 1961-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers473116.660--2721928018-812-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1157045.609
222Cleveland Indians442717.6142.52131674615-812-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1175166.436
336New York Yankees432419.5585.02091852411-1213-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1198534.714
447Baltimore Orioles472621.5535.0196201-514-1011-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1156946.600
559Washington Senators II472423.5117.0177168912-1212-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1143777.325
6612Kansas City Athletics411922.4639.0187224-378-1211-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1204278.350
7713Minnesota Twins441925.43210.5197229-328-1111-14L6T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1165165.440
8814Boston Red Sox421824.42910.5153184-318-1511-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1205862.483
9916Chicago White Sox441628.36413.5181203-227-159-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1187048.593
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds432617.605--1761542213-1013-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1116744.604
224Los Angeles Dodgers472819.596--2202081214-814-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1076146.570
335San Francisco Giants442618.5910.52071773014-512-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1105951.536
448Pittsburgh Pirates412219.5373.0177183-610-1012-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1135360.469
5510St. Louis Cardinals422022.4765.5176148289-1411-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1126052.536
6611Milwaukee Braves411922.4636.0179199-2010-119-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1136449.566
7715Chicago Cubs431726.3959.0155193-389-158-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1114764.423
8817Philadelphia Phillies411328.31712.0145173-287-126-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1133479.301

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jimmy StewartOF-2B21.357Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs.