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Thursday July 27,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-07-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles8BoxChuck EstradaBilly Muffett(none)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Athletics2BoxGerry StaleyMudcat Grant(none)
Washington Senators II2Minnesota Twins5BoxDon LeeJoe McClain(none)
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees4BoxRalph TerryBilly PierceLuis Arroyo
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxBarney SchultzBob Gibson(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Braves1BoxBob PurkeyCarl Willey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRoger CraigJack BaldschunLarry Sherry
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJuan MarichalVinegar Bend Mizell(none)

Standings as of 1961-07-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees986434.653--53839714128-2436-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I644519.703
222Detroit Tigers1006535.650--54743211532-1632-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium623626.581
335Baltimore Orioles1015645.5549.54454153029-2226-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium613922.639
446Cleveland Indians1015447.53511.54854543125-2129-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium602436.400
5510Chicago White Sox1015051.49515.5480471915-3335-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park613625.590
6612Washington Senators II984355.43921.0412472-6019-3124-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium631845.286
7713Boston Red Sox1034558.43721.5458539-8118-3627-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593128.525
8814Minnesota Twins984256.42922.0447502-5518-3124-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium622834.452
9916Kansas City Athletics983662.36728.0426551-12516-3520-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium632538.397
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds996138.616--4654214433-1928-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field553223.582
224Los Angeles Dodgers975938.6081.04704264431-1628-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum573027.526
337San Francisco Giants975146.5269.04904256526-2125-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park573423.596
448Milwaukee Braves944846.51110.54544252928-2220-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium603525.583
559Pittsburgh Pirates904545.50011.5413419-620-2125-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field643034.469
6611St. Louis Cardinals964650.47913.5446439719-2826-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park583424.586
7715Chicago Cubs964155.42718.5450516-6617-3424-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field582335.397
8817Philadelphia Phillies933063.32328.0365482-11718-2811-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium611744.279