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Saturday June 17,1961This date in baseball
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Mickey Brantley celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1961-06-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II5Boston Red Sox6BoxGalen CiscoJoe McClainChet Nichols
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox5BoxJuan PizarroJim KaatWarren Hacker
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians1BoxMilt PappasWynn HawkinsHoyt Wilhelm
New York Yankees10Detroit Tigers12BoxPaul FoytackBud DaleyTerry Fox
Milwaukee Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxStan WilliamsBob Buhl(none)
Cincinnati Reds10Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBob PurkeyRobin Roberts(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBobby ShantzErnie Broglio(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants9BoxBilly O'DellJack Curtis(none)

Standings as of 1961-06-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers634122.651--3412608118-1022-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium996039.606
222Cleveland Indians623923.6291.53082288020-1019-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium993960.394
334New York Yankees613724.6073.03112506114-1623-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1017229.713
448Baltimore Orioles633231.5089.0247267-2016-1215-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium996336.636
559Boston Red Sox613031.49210.0260282-229-1721-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1014655.455
6610Washington Senators II623032.48410.5249270-2115-1615-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium993168.313
7713Chicago White Sox612734.44313.0267272-59-1918-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park1015942.584
8814Kansas City Athletics592633.44113.0274310-3614-2212-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium1023567.343
9915Minnesota Twins612437.39316.0258326-6811-2213-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium994653.465
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds593623.610--2612194219-1317-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field955738.600
225Los Angeles Dodgers623725.5970.52832582514-1023-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum925240.565
336San Francisco Giants593524.5931.02922484415-620-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park955045.526
447Pittsburgh Pirates552926.5275.0234247-1313-1416-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field994653.465
5511St. Louis Cardinals562729.4827.52382231511-1815-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park985345.541
6612Milwaukee Braves552530.4559.0249272-2314-1911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium995841.586
7716Chicago Cubs582236.37913.5236290-5412-2310-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field964254.438
8817Philadelphia Phillies541836.33315.5195231-3611-177-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1002971.290

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Earl Torgeson1B37.168Released by White Sox. 
Earl Torgeson1B37.168Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Elmer ValoOF40.104Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Elmer ValoOF40.104Released by Twins.