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Monday August 21,1961This 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 1961-08-21

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Standings at end of 1961 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16310954.669--82761221544-3865-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I-10-1
222Detroit Tigers16310261.6267.084167117051-3050-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium-1-10
334Baltimore Orioles1639667.58913.069158810347-3448-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
448Chicago White Sox1638677.52823.07657263933-4953-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park-10-1
5511Cleveland Indians1617883.48430.0737752-1538-4240-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
6612Boston Red Sox1637687.46633.0729792-6326-5550-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park-10-1
7713Minnesota Twins1617190.44137.0708782-7434-4636-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium-1-10
8815Washington Senators II16161100.37947.0618776-15828-5433-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium000
9916Kansas City Athletics16261101.37747.5687864-17728-5433-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneMunicipal Stadium-10-1
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1549361.604--7106535746-3147-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
225Los Angeles Dodgers1548965.5784.07356973844-3345-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
336San Francisco Giants1558570.5488.577365511840-3845-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-10-1
447Milwaukee Braves1558372.53510.57126565638-4045-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium-10-1
559St. Louis Cardinals1558174.52312.57036683532-4548-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park-1-10
6610Pittsburgh Pirates1547579.48718.06946751937-4038-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field000
7714Chicago Cubs1566591.41729.0689800-11124-5440-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field-2-1-1
8817Philadelphia Phillies15548107.31045.5584796-21225-5222-56L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium-1-10


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Charlie LauC28.131Purchased by Orioles from Braves.