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Tuesday June 20,1961This 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 1961-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox5BoxTurk LownMudcat Grant(none)
New York Yankees6Kansas City Athletics2BoxBill StaffordJoe NuxhallJim Coates
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins5BoxChuck StobbsJack Fisher(none)
Detroit Tigers5Washington Senators II4BoxJim BunningDick DonovanHank Aguirre
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs0BoxSandy KoufaxGlen Hobbie(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxJim BrosnanBob Miller(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Cincinnati Reds3BoxBob GibsonJoey Jay(none)
San Francisco Giants1Milwaukee Braves2BoxWarren SpahnMike McCormick(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxHarvey HaddixArt MahaffeyRoy Face

Standings as of 1961-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers654223.646--3462737319-1022-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium975938.608
223Cleveland Indians654025.6152.03182427620-1120-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium963858.396
334New York Yankees643925.6092.53292567316-1723-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I987028.714
448Boston Red Sox643331.5168.5290307-1710-1723-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park984355.439
559Baltimore Orioles663333.5009.5260279-1917-1415-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium966234.646
6612Chicago White Sox643034.46911.528628519-1921-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park985642.571
7713Washington Senators II653035.46212.0270294-2415-1815-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium963165.323
8814Kansas City Athletics622735.43513.5283324-4114-2213-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium993465.343
9915Minnesota Twins642539.39116.5273344-7111-2414-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium964551.469
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds633924.619--2852305521-1318-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field915437.593
225Los Angeles Dodgers643826.5941.52882682015-1023-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum905139.567
336San Francisco Giants613625.5902.03002524815-721-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park934944.527
447Pittsburgh Pirates583127.5345.5248259-1114-1417-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field964452.458
5510St. Louis Cardinals602931.4838.52572381913-2015-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park945143.543
6611Milwaukee Braves572730.4749.0261275-1415-1912-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium975641.577
7716Chicago Cubs602238.36715.5238300-6212-2410-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field944252.447
8817Philadelphia Phillies571839.31618.0199254-5511-177-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium972968.299


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gene Baker2B-3B36.005Released by Pirates.