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Thursday August 10,1961This 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 1961-08-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics0Baltimore Orioles8BoxMilt PappasBill Kunkel(none)
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox3BoxTracy StallardAl SchrollArnold Earley
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox2BoxDon MossiJuan Pizarro(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRay SadeckiEarl Francis(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1137538.664--59744715028-2447-14W8T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I493415.694
222Detroit Tigers1137340.6462.059647612035-1637-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium492821.571
335Baltimore Orioles1166551.56011.55014475432-2332-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium463016.652
447Cleveland Indians1135954.52216.05435172627-2632-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium481929.396
5510Chicago White Sox1135657.49619.0533526718-3638-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park493019.612
6612Boston Red Sox1185662.47521.5533595-6218-3638-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442024.455
7713Washington Senators II1094663.42227.0452513-6122-3924-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium521537.288
8815Minnesota Twins1134766.41628.0501562-6123-4124-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472324.489
9916Kansas City Athletics1134271.37233.0474625-15121-4221-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium481929.396
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1076740.626--5274666134-1633-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum472225.468
224Cincinnati Reds1136944.6111.05264804636-2333-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field412417.585
336San Francisco Giants1085850.5379.55414637830-2328-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park462719.587
448St. Louis Cardinals1105753.51811.55044891523-3033-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park442321.523
559Milwaukee Braves1065452.50912.55004732732-2622-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium482919.604
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1045153.49014.54894721726-2425-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field502426.480
7714Chicago Cubs1084563.41722.5498583-8518-3826-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field461927.413
8817Philadelphia Phillies1083177.28736.5400559-15918-3512-43L13T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium461630.348


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cleo JamesOF20.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ron KlineP29.154Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Angels.