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Tuesday July 4,1961This 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
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Month Day Year

Games on 1961-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve BarberWynn Hawkins(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins6BoxChuck StobbsFrank Baumann(none)
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins4BoxJack KralickCal McLish(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees6BoxWhitey FordDon Mossi(none)
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3BoxFrank LaryBill StaffordTerry Fox
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators II7BoxTom CheneyDon SchwallJohn Gabler
San Francisco Giants19Chicago Cubs3BoxBilly O'DellDon Cardwell(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs3BoxJack CurtisDick LeMayBob Anderson
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoey JayEarl Francis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Milwaukee Braves5BoxStan WilliamsBob HendleyTurk Farrell
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals10BoxCurt SimmonsDon FerrareseMickey McDermott
Philadelphia Phillies10St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJack BaldschunCraig AndersonFrank Sullivan

Standings as of 1961-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers795128.646--4303478326-1324-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium835033.602
223New York Yankees774829.6232.04113129921-2027-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I856124.718
335Cleveland Indians804535.5636.53813364523-1522-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium813348.407
447Baltimore Orioles804436.5507.53493361325-1518-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium825131.622
559Chicago White Sox803941.48812.53893662312-2627-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park824735.573
6610Boston Red Sox793841.48113.0351395-4415-2423-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park833845.458
7713Washington Senators II793544.44316.0331371-4018-2617-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium822656.317
8814Minnesota Twins793346.41818.0355429-7413-2520-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium813744.457
9916Kansas City Athletics783048.38520.5346425-7914-2516-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium833152.373
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds784929.628--3643145025-1724-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field764432.579
224Los Angeles Dodgers784731.6032.03563272924-1523-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum764234.553
336San Francisco Giants784335.5516.03923335922-1721-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park764234.553
448Pittsburgh Pirates723834.5288.0323320315-1623-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field823745.451
5511Milwaukee Braves713437.47911.5333333018-1916-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium834934.590
6612St. Louis Cardinals743341.44614.0328336-814-2418-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park804733.588
7715Chicago Cubs753144.41316.5341399-5814-2517-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field793346.418
8817Philadelphia Phillies722448.33322.0274349-7515-198-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium822359.280


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Johnny AntonelliP31.083Purchased by Braves from Indians.