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Monday June 12,1961This 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 1961-06-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox9Baltimore Orioles8BoxDon LarsenDick HydeTurk Lown
Minnesota Twins8Boston Red Sox10BoxIke DelockGerry ArrigoMike Fornieles
Kansas City Athletics7Cleveland Indians5BoxJim ArcherFrank FunkJerry Walker
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants7BoxBilly O'DellRoger CraigStu Miller

Standings as of 1961-06-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians573720.649--2902078320-1017-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1044163.394
222Detroit Tigers583721.6380.53132357818-1018-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1046440.615
333New York Yankees563521.6251.52832206312-1323-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1067432.698
448Baltimore Orioles583028.5177.5231246-1515-1114-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1046539.625
559Washington Senators II572829.4919.0218239-2113-1315-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1043371.317
6610Boston Red Sox562729.4829.5227256-298-1519-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1064957.462
7713Kansas City Athletics542430.44411.5252293-4113-2011-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1073770.346
8815Chicago White Sox542133.38914.5233251-189-1912-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1086543.602
9916Minnesota Twins562135.37515.5237302-6510-2111-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1044955.471
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds543321.611--2342052916-1117-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1006040.600
225Los Angeles Dodgers573423.5960.52632491414-920-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum975542.567
336San Francisco Giants543123.5742.02562253115-616-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1005446.540
447Pittsburgh Pirates502624.5205.0215226-1113-1413-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1044955.471
5511St. Louis Cardinals522527.4817.0222206169-1615-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1025547.539
6612Milwaukee Braves512427.4717.5242251-913-1611-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1035944.573
7714Chicago Cubs542133.38912.0218262-4411-2010-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1004357.430
8817Philadelphia Phillies501733.34014.0183209-2611-176-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1043074.288


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack BillinghamP18.111Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Tommy JohnP18.021Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians.