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Saturday July 8,1961This 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
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1961-07-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics2Baltimore Orioles7BoxMilt PappasLew Krausse(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxMudcat GrantJuan PizarroFrank Funk
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees8BoxWhitey FordIke DelockLuis Arroyo
Minnesota Twins2Washington Senators II3BoxMarty KutynaJim KaatJohn Gabler
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs6BoxJack CurtisJim OwensBarney Schultz
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxJohnny PodresJim Maloney(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Milwaukee Braves3BoxJoe GibbonBob BuhlBobby Shantz
St. Louis Cardinals9San Francisco Giants7BoxLarry JacksonEddie Fisher(none)

Standings as of 1961-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers845430.643--4473638428-1425-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium784731.603
222New York Yankees815229.6420.544332012321-2031-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I815724.704
335Baltimore Orioles854837.5656.53693412826-1621-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium774730.610
446Cleveland Indians844737.5607.03933484523-1724-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium773146.403
5510Chicago White Sox844044.47614.0398389913-2927-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park784632.590
6611Boston Red Sox843945.46415.0369429-6015-2624-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park783741.474
7713Washington Senators II833845.45815.5338375-3718-2620-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium782355.295
8815Minnesota Twins833350.39820.5370453-8313-2720-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium773740.481
9916Kansas City Athletics833152.37322.5361450-8914-2817-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium783048.385
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds835330.639--3863365029-1824-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field714031.563
224Los Angeles Dodgers834934.5904.03853533224-1525-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum714031.563
337Pittsburgh Pirates764135.5398.53493361318-1723-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field783444.436
448San Francisco Giants824339.5249.54053515422-1721-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park724230.583
559Milwaukee Braves763739.48712.5357353418-1919-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium784632.590
6612St. Louis Cardinals783642.46214.5350356-617-2518-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park764432.579
7714Chicago Cubs793445.43017.0364422-5814-2520-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field753045.400
8817Philadelphia Phillies772453.31226.0291380-8915-248-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium772354.299

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darrell JohnsonC32.317Released by Cardinals. 
Leroy ReamsH17.332Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.