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Thursday August 3,1961This 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 1961-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Baltimore Orioles3BoxHal BrownJim Kaat(none)
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians6BoxRuss KemmererBobby LockeDon Larsen
Washington Senators II1Detroit Tigers2BoxJim BunningBennie Daniels(none)
Kansas City Athletics6New York Yankees1BoxBob ShawBud Daley(none)
Milwaukee Braves5Chicago Cubs2BoxLew BurdetteDon Cardwell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds7BoxKen JohnsonJohn Buzhardt(none)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxLarry SherryJack Sanford(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates19St. Louis Cardinals0BoxHarvey HaddixAl Cicotte(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1056738.638--56342713628-2439-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I574215.737
222Detroit Tigers1066739.6320.556245510732-1634-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium563422.607
335Baltimore Orioles1086147.5657.54694284132-2328-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium543420.630
447Cleveland Indians1075651.52312.05174912626-2330-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium542232.407
559Chicago White Sox1075354.49515.05135031018-3635-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park553322.600
6612Boston Red Sox1095059.45919.0496563-6718-3632-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park532627.491
8814Washington Senators II1044658.44220.5437488-5122-3424-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium571542.263
7713Minnesota Twins1044658.44220.5467519-5222-3324-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium562432.429
9916Kansas City Athletics1043866.36528.5450585-13517-3721-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium572334.404
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1066640.623--4964435335-2131-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field482721.563
224Los Angeles Dodgers1026339.6181.04924464634-1629-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum522626.500
336San Francisco Giants1035548.5349.55194437630-2325-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park513021.588
448Milwaukee Braves1015249.51511.54804503030-2322-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium533122.585
5510Pittsburgh Pirates954649.48414.5445441421-2225-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field592930.492
6611St. Louis Cardinals1024953.48015.0464470-621-3027-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park523121.596
7715Chicago Cubs1034459.42720.5478549-7117-3426-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field512031.392
8817Philadelphia Phillies1003169.31032.0384516-13218-3112-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium541638.296