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Monday August 14,1961This 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 1961-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Athletics2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim KaatJerry Walker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs9BoxDick EllsworthFrank Sullivan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxErnie BroglioDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Braves8BoxTony CloningerHarvey Haddix(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-14

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
7713Minnesota Twins1175067.42727.0526591-6523-4127-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432023.465
8814Washington Senators II1144866.42127.5479542-6322-3926-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium471334.277
9916Kansas City Athletics1174275.35935.0484644-16021-4621-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1106941.627--5404726834-1635-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum442024.455
224Cincinnati Reds1167046.6032.05404914937-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field382315.605
336San Francisco Giants1116051.5419.55524777530-2330-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park432518.581
447Milwaukee Braves1105852.52711.05264864032-2626-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium442519.568
559St. Louis Cardinals1135855.51312.5510502824-3233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park412219.537
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1085454.50014.05154843126-2528-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field462125.457
7715Chicago Cubs1124666.41124.0517603-8618-4127-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field421824.429
8817Philadelphia Phillies1123181.27739.0406591-18518-3912-43L17T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium421626.381


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darrell JohnsonC32.354Purchased by Reds from Phillies.