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Saturday July 29,1961This 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 1961-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers4BoxJim KaatJim BunningBill Pleis
Washington Senators II1Kansas City Athletics2BoxBob ShawJohn Gabler(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees5BoxWhitey FordJack Fisher(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs7BoxJack CurtisJoey JayBarney Schultz
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Braves2BoxBob BuhlErnie Broglio(none)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMike McCormickDon Ferrarese(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRon PerranoskiAl McBeanTurk Farrell

Standings as of 1961-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1006535.650--54340513828-2437-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I624418.710
222Detroit Tigers1026537.6371.055444111332-1632-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium603624.600
335Baltimore Orioles1035746.5539.54534203330-2326-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium593821.644
446Cleveland Indians1035548.53411.54984653326-2229-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium582335.397
559Chicago White Sox1025052.49016.0483479415-3435-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park603624.600
6612Boston Red Sox1044658.44221.0466542-7618-3628-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park583028.517
8814Washington Senators II1004456.44021.0423480-5720-3224-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium611744.279
7713Minnesota Twins1004456.44021.0456509-5320-3124-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium602634.433
9916Kansas City Athletics1003763.37028.0434562-12816-3521-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium612437.393
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers996138.616--4814344733-1628-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum552827.509
224Cincinnati Reds1016239.614--4754314434-2028-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field533122.585
337San Francisco Giants1005347.5308.55054376828-2225-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park543222.593
448Milwaukee Braves964947.51010.54584322628-2221-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium583424.586
5510Pittsburgh Pirates924547.48912.5421430-920-2125-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field623032.484
6611St. Louis Cardinals984751.48013.54534431020-2926-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park563323.589
7715Chicago Cubs984256.42918.5460526-6617-3425-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field562234.393
8817Philadelphia Phillies963165.32328.5377497-12018-2812-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium581642.276