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Sunday August 13,1961This 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 1961-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles6BoxSteve BarberMike Fornieles(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Chicago White Sox9BoxFrank BaumannNorm Bass(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins13BoxCamilo PascualRon KlineRay Moore
New York Yankees2Washington Senators II12BoxBennie DanielsBud Daley(none)
New York Yankees9Washington Senators II4BoxJim CoatesMarty Kutyna(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxStan WilliamsBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs3Milwaukee Braves8BoxLew BurdetteBob Anderson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxTom SturdivantJohn Buzhardt(none)
Cincinnati Reds8San Francisco Giants1BoxKen JohnsonMike McCormickBill Henry

Standings as of 1961-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1177740.658--62147314830-2647-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I453213.711
222Detroit Tigers1167442.6382.561949412536-1837-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium462719.587
335Baltimore Orioles1196851.57110.05214586332-2335-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium432716.628
448Cleveland Indians1166056.51716.55535302327-2633-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium451827.400
5510Chicago White Sox1165957.50917.55455301518-3641-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park462719.587
6612Boston Red Sox1215665.46323.0544615-7118-3938-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412021.488
7713Washington Senators II1134865.42527.0478537-5922-3926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium481335.271
8814Minnesota Twins1164967.42227.5519585-6623-4126-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442123.477
9916Kansas City Athletics1164274.36234.5478637-15921-4521-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium451926.422
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1096940.633--5404677334-1635-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum452025.444
224Cincinnati Reds1167046.6032.55404914937-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field382315.605
336San Francisco Giants1116051.54110.05524777530-2330-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park432518.581
447Milwaukee Braves1095752.52312.05184833532-2625-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium452619.578
559St. Louis Cardinals1125755.50913.5505502323-3233-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park422319.548
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1075453.50514.05124763626-2428-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field472126.447
7715Chicago Cubs1114566.40525.0508601-9318-4126-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field431924.442
8817Philadelphia Phillies1113180.27939.0404582-17818-3812-43L16T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium431627.372