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Monday June 5,1961This 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.

1961 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1961-06-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics2Boston Red Sox6BoxMike FornielesRay Herbert(none)
Kansas City Athletics10Boston Red Sox6BoxJoe NuxhallDave HillmanBill Kunkel
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox8BoxFrank BaumannPhil Regan(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees6BoxJim CoatesDon LeeLuis Arroyo
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees6BoxRollie SheldonChuck Stobbs(none)
Cleveland Indians7Washington Senators II5BoxBarry LatmanJohn Gabler(none)
Milwaukee Braves3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim BrosnanLew BurdetteBill Henry
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxVern LawRon PerranoskiRoy Face
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants2BoxRobin RobertsMike McCormick(none)
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals10BoxMickey McDermottJoe Schaffernoth(none)

Standings as of 1961-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers513417.667--2932088518-915-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1116744.604
222Cleveland Indians483117.6461.52421835916-815-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1134766.416
335New York Yankees472720.5745.02361954112-1315-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1158233.713
448Baltimore Orioles502723.5406.5204211-715-1111-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1126844.607
559Kansas City Athletics452223.4899.0215241-2611-1311-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1163977.336
6610Washington Senators II502426.4809.5187191-412-1212-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1113774.333
7713Boston Red Sox462026.43511.5172204-328-1513-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1165660.483
8815Minnesota Twins491930.38814.0208262-548-1611-14L11T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1115160.459
9916Chicago White Sox471829.38314.0196218-227-1511-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1156847.591
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds472819.596--1931761713-1015-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1076542.607
224Los Angeles Dodgers502921.5800.5228220814-815-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1046044.577
336San Francisco Giants472720.5741.02161863015-612-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1075849.542
447Pittsburgh Pirates442420.5452.5187191-411-1013-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1105159.464
5511Milwaukee Braves442123.4775.5198208-1010-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1106248.564
6612St. Louis Cardinals452124.4676.0190172189-1612-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1095950.541
7714Chicago Cubs471928.4049.0182215-3311-178-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1074562.421
8817Philadelphia Phillies441529.34111.5154180-269-136-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1103278.291

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck Cottier2B25.149Traded by Tigers to Senators for Hal Woodeshick. 
Russ HemanP28.115Purchased by Angels from Indians. 
Hal WoodeshickP28.285Traded by Senators to Tigers for Chuck Cottier.