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Monday July 17,1961This 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 1961-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles0BoxWhitey FordMilt Pappas(none)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4BoxEarly WynnGalen Cisco(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Detroit Tigers7BoxPaul FoytackJoe NuxhallTerry Fox
Milwaukee Braves13Cincinnati Reds4BoxWarren SpahnHowie Nunn(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxStan WilliamsBob FriendSandy Koufax
Philadelphia Phillies10San Francisco Giants7BoxJack BaldschunBobby Bolin(none)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals10BoxCurt SimmonsDon ElstonLindy McDaniel
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxErnie BroglioJim BrewerLindy McDaniel

Standings as of 1961-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers916031.659--48438010428-1431-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium714130.577
222New York Yankees885731.6481.547534612925-2132-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I745222.703
335Baltimore Orioles915041.54910.03883592927-1822-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium714526.634
446Cleveland Indians914942.53811.04364013523-1726-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium702941.414
559Chicago White Sox924547.48915.54414271415-2930-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park704129.586
6612Boston Red Sox924349.46717.5398459-6117-2926-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park703337.471
7713Washington Senators II894049.44919.0362414-5218-2622-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium722151.292
8815Minnesota Twins893752.41622.0409476-6717-2920-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium713338.465
9916Kansas City Athletics903357.36726.5387501-11416-3317-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium712843.394
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds895633.629--4193685130-1826-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field653728.569
224Los Angeles Dodgers895237.5844.04203982224-1528-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum653728.569
337San Francisco Giants894742.5289.04423816122-1725-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park653827.585
448Pittsburgh Pirates824339.5249.5379372720-2123-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field723240.444
5510Milwaukee Braves824042.48812.53943801421-2119-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium724329.597
6611St. Louis Cardinals864145.47713.5393396-318-2622-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park683929.574
7714Chicago Cubs873849.43717.0408468-6016-2922-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field672641.388
8817Philadelphia Phillies842757.32126.5333425-9218-288-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium702050.286