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Tuesday August 15,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox8Cleveland Indians0BoxGene ConleyGary Bell(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers2BoxFrank LaryChuck Estrada(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers3BoxGerry StaleyHal Brown(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Minnesota Twins9BoxJack KralickJim Archer(none)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees1BoxJuan PizarroWhitey Ford(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs6BoxJack CurtisArt MahaffeyBob Anderson
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJoey JaySandy Koufax(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Braves4BoxCarl WilleyJoe Gibbon(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants3BoxJuan MarichalCurt Simmons(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1187741.653--62247514730-2647-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I443212.727
222Detroit Tigers1187642.6441.062449612836-1839-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium442519.568
335Baltimore Orioles1216853.56210.55234636032-2535-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium412714.659
449Chicago White Sox1176057.51316.55475311619-3641-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park452619.578
558Cleveland Indians1176057.51316.55535381527-2633-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium441826.409
6612Boston Red Sox1225765.46722.0552615-6319-3938-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park401921.475
7713Minnesota Twins1185167.43226.0535595-6023-4128-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium421923.452
8814Washington Senators II1154867.41727.5486550-6422-3926-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium461333.283
9916Kansas City Athletics1184276.35635.0488653-16521-4721-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium431924.442
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1116942.622--5424776534-1635-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum432023.465
224Cincinnati Reds1177146.6071.05454935238-2533-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field372215.595
336San Francisco Giants1126151.5458.55554797630-2331-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park422418.571
447Milwaukee Braves1115952.53210.05304874332-2627-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium432419.558
5510St. Louis Cardinals1145856.50912.5512505724-3333-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park402218.550
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1095455.49514.05164882826-2628-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field452124.467
7715Chicago Cubs1134766.41623.0523608-8518-4128-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field411724.415
8817Philadelphia Phillies1133182.27439.0411597-18618-4012-43L18T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium411625.390


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mickey McDermottP32.351Released by Athletics.