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Wednesday July 5,1961This 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 1961-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox2BoxJim BunningBilly Muffett(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox8BoxBill MonbouquetteBob BruceMike Fornieles
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Athletics8BoxBob ShawJuan Pizarro(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees6BoxRollie SheldonGary Bell(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Senators II0BoxDick HallBennie Daniels(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBob GibsonJohnny Podres(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Milwaukee Braves5BoxDon McMahonFrank Sullivan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Milwaukee Braves4BoxLew BurdetteKen Lehman(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants2BoxSherman JonesMike McCormickBill Henry

Standings as of 1961-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers815229.642--4393578227-1424-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium814932.605
223New York Yankees784929.6281.541731210521-2028-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I846024.714
335Baltimore Orioles814536.5567.03513361526-1518-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium815031.617
446Cleveland Indians814536.5567.03813423923-1622-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium803347.413
6610Chicago White Sox813942.48113.03923741812-2727-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park814734.580
5511Boston Red Sox813942.48113.0361404-4315-2424-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park813744.457
7713Washington Senators II803545.43816.5331373-4218-2617-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium812655.321
8815Minnesota Twins803347.41318.5357435-7813-2520-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium803743.463
9916Kansas City Athletics793148.39220.0354428-7414-2517-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium823052.366
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds795029.633--3673165126-1724-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field754332.573
224Los Angeles Dodgers794732.5953.03573362124-1523-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum754233.560
337San Francisco Giants794336.5447.03943365822-1721-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park754233.560
448Pittsburgh Pirates723834.5288.5323320315-1623-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field823745.451
559Milwaukee Braves733637.49311.0342337518-1918-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium814734.580
6612St. Louis Cardinals753441.45314.0337337015-2418-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park794633.582
7714Chicago Cubs753144.41317.0341399-5814-2517-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field793346.418
8817Philadelphia Phillies742450.32423.5278358-8015-218-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium802357.288