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Sunday July 9,1961This 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 1961-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics0Baltimore Orioles8BoxSteve BarberBob Shaw(none)
Chicago White Sox7Cleveland Indians5BoxRay HerbertFrank Funk(none)
Chicago White Sox9Cleveland Indians8BoxCal McLishJim PerryTurk Lown
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees3BoxRollie SheldonBill Monbouquette(none)
Boston Red Sox9New York Yankees6BoxDon SchwallRalph TerryArnold Earley
Minnesota Twins7Washington Senators II1BoxCamilo PascualTom Cheney(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs9BoxGlen HobbieArt MahaffeyBob Anderson
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs8BoxDick EllsworthChris Short(none)
Cincinnati Reds14Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJoey JayRoger Craig(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Milwaukee Braves4BoxAl McBeanLew BurdetteRoy Face
St. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants3BoxLindy McDanielJuan Marichal(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants6BoxJack SanfordRay SadeckiSam Jones

Standings as of 1961-07-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers865630.651--4543668828-1427-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium764531.592
223New York Yankees835330.6391.545232912321-2032-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I795623.709
335Baltimore Orioles864937.5707.03773413626-1622-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium764630.605
446Cleveland Indians864739.5479.04063644223-1724-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium753144.413
559Chicago White Sox864244.48814.04144021215-2927-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park764432.579
6611Boston Red Sox864046.46516.0378438-6016-2724-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park763640.474
7713Washington Senators II843846.45217.0339382-4318-2620-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium772354.299
8815Minnesota Twins843450.40521.0377454-7714-2720-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763640.474
9916Kansas City Athletics843153.36924.0361458-9714-2917-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium773047.390
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds845430.643--4003396130-1824-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field703931.557
224Los Angeles Dodgers844935.5835.03883672124-1525-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum704030.571
337Pittsburgh Pirates774235.5458.53543401419-1723-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field773344.429
448San Francisco Giants844440.52410.04143585622-1722-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park704129.586
5510Milwaukee Braves773740.48113.5361358318-1919-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium774631.597
6612St. Louis Cardinals803743.46315.0357365-818-2618-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park744331.581
7714Chicago Cubs813645.44416.5381435-5414-2522-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field732845.384
8817Philadelphia Phillies792455.30427.5304397-9315-268-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium752352.307


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darrell JohnsonC32.318Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.