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Sunday August 6,1961This 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 1961-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics2Boston Red Sox4BoxChet NicholsEd Rakow(none)
Kansas City Athletics1Boston Red Sox0BoxJim ArcherTracy Stallard(none)
Washington Senators II4Chicago White Sox5BoxWarren HackerEd Hobaugh(none)
Washington Senators II2Chicago White Sox3BoxBilly PierceJoe McClain(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers2BoxDon MossiJim Perry(none)
Cleveland Indians9Detroit Tigers5BoxMudcat GrantBob Bruce(none)
Minnesota Twins6New York Yankees7BoxHal ReniffRay Moore(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees3BoxRollie SheldonAl Schroll(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Cincinnati Reds4BoxVinegar Bend MizellJoey JayClem Labine
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim BrosnanRoy Face(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxJohnny PodresJack Curtis(none)
Milwaukee Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxJuan MarichalCarl WilleyStu Miller
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRay SadeckiFrank Sullivan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBob GibsonJim Owens(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1097138.651--58344114228-2443-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I533815.717
222Detroit Tigers1107040.6361.558247211032-1637-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium523121.596
335Baltimore Orioles1116249.55910.04754354032-2329-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium513318.647
448Cleveland Indians1115754.51415.05345112327-2630-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium502129.420
559Chicago White Sox1105654.50915.55295121718-3638-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park523022.577
6612Boston Red Sox1135261.46021.0510575-6518-3634-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park492425.490
7713Washington Senators II1074661.43024.0446504-5822-3724-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium541539.278
8814Minnesota Twins1084662.42624.5481539-5822-3724-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522428.462
9916Kansas City Athletics1084068.37030.5462599-13719-3921-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1056540.619--5124605234-1631-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum492425.490
224Cincinnati Reds1106842.6180.55154694635-2133-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field442519.568
336San Francisco Giants1065650.5289.55274577030-2326-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park482919.604
447Milwaukee Braves1045450.51910.54944583632-2422-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium502921.580
5510St. Louis Cardinals1065353.50012.5486481521-3031-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park482721.563
6611Pittsburgh Pirates994851.48514.04714601123-2425-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field552728.491
7715Chicago Cubs1064561.42520.5492569-7718-3626-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field481929.396
8817Philadelphia Phillies1043173.29833.5395538-14318-3512-39L9T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium501634.320