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Friday August 25,1961This 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 1961-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox3BoxJuan PizarroGary Bell(none)
New York Yankees3Kansas City Athletics0BoxRalph TerryJim Archer(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins2BoxJack FisherJack Kralick(none)
Detroit Tigers6Washington Senators II0BoxJim BunningJohn Gabler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Cincinnati Reds2BoxSandy KoufaxBob Purkey(none)
Milwaukee Braves4Philadelphia Phillies9BoxJohn BuzhardtCarl Willey(none)
Milwaukee Braves9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTony CloningerFrank Sullivan(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxTom SturdivantDon Cardwell(none)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxRay SadeckiBilly O'Dell(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1288444.656--66550715835-2949-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I34259.735
222Detroit Tigers1288345.6481.067052114939-1943-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium341816.529
335Baltimore Orioles1307555.57710.05684868239-2735-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium322012.625
449Chicago White Sox1276562.51218.55795621722-3943-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park352114.600
5510Cleveland Indians1276463.50419.5579579027-2737-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium341420.412
6612Boston Red Sox1326171.46225.0597662-6520-4541-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park301515.500
7713Minnesota Twins1265571.43728.0570631-6127-4328-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341519.441
8815Washington Senators II1245074.40332.0508595-8722-4228-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium371126.297
9916Kansas City Athletics1274681.36237.5522693-17122-4724-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1277651.598--5875474040-2536-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field271710.630
224Los Angeles Dodgers1207050.5832.55705343635-2235-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum341915.559
336San Francisco Giants1226854.5575.561651310333-2535-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park321715.531
447Milwaukee Braves1226656.5417.55825325034-2932-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium321715.531
558St. Louis Cardinals1236459.52010.05585372126-3637-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park311615.516
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1195960.49613.05435232028-3031-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field351619.457
7714Chicago Cubs1225171.41822.5556640-8418-4432-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field321319.406
8817Philadelphia Phillies1233588.28539.0461647-18619-4515-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium311219.387