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Friday June 16,1961This 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 1961-06-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II9Boston Red Sox14BoxMike FornielesTom Sturdivant(none)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox1BoxPedro RamosDon Larsen(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3BoxDick StigmanChuck EstradaBarry Latman
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers4BoxPhil ReganBill Stafford(none)
Milwaukee Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxLew BurdetteSandy Koufax(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxKen HuntJohn BuzhardtJim Brosnan
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob GibsonHarvey Haddix(none)
Chicago Cubs12San Francisco Giants6BoxBob AndersonBilly LoesBarney Schultz

Standings as of 1961-06-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers624022.645--3292507918-1021-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1006139.610
222Cleveland Indians613922.6390.53072248320-1019-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1003961.390
333New York Yankees603723.6172.03012386314-1523-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1027230.706
448Baltimore Orioles623131.5009.0243266-2315-1215-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1006436.640
559Washington Senators II613031.4929.5244264-2015-1515-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1003169.310
6611Boston Red Sox602931.48310.0254277-239-1720-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1024755.461
7713Kansas City Athletics582632.44812.0274307-3314-2212-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1033568.340
8814Chicago White Sox602634.43313.0262271-99-1917-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1026042.588
9915Minnesota Twins602436.40015.0257321-6411-2113-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1004654.460
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds583523.603--2512143718-1317-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field965838.604
225Los Angeles Dodgers613625.5900.52802582214-1022-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum935340.570
336San Francisco Giants583424.5861.02832453815-619-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park965145.531
447Pittsburgh Pirates542826.5195.0225244-1913-1415-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1004753.470
5510St. Louis Cardinals552728.4916.52352142111-1715-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park995346.535
6612Milwaukee Braves542529.4638.0249269-2014-1811-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1005842.580
7716Chicago Cubs572235.38612.5233281-4812-2210-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field974255.433
8817Philadelphia Phillies531835.34014.5190221-3111-177-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1012972.287


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill ConnorsP19.226Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dave GiustiP21.202Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Roy GleasonH18.068Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.