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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 23, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1268343.659-65850115734-2849-15362610.722
AL -222Detroit Tigers1268145.6432.065852113737-1943-27362016.556
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1287454.57810.05604798138-2635-29342113.618
AL -4410Chicago White Sox1256461.51218.55765571922-3942-22372215.595
AL -559Cleveland Indians1256461.51218.5577570727-2637-35361422.389
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1305971.45426.0580652-7219-4540-26321715.531
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1245470.43528.0565626-6126-4328-27361620.444
AL -8815Washington Senators II1225072.41031.0504584-8022-4128-31391128.282
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1254580.36037.5517687-17022-4723-33361620.444
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---20.00000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1257550.600-5775354240-2535-25291811.621
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1186949.5852.55625224034-2135-28362016.556
NL -336San Francisco Giants1206852.5674.560849811033-2335-29341717.500
NL -447Milwaukee Braves1196455.5388.05635184532-2832-27351916.543
NL -558St. Louis Cardinals1216259.51211.0541533826-3635-24331815.545
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1175859.49613.05415172428-3030-29371720.459
NL -7714Chicago Cubs1205169.42521.5552632-8018-4232-28341321.382
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1203387.27539.5441630-18919-4513-43341420.412
18 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season