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MLB Games on Tuesday August 29, 1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL4Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP947,830Tiger StadiumNight2:31Ray HerbertFrank LaryTurk Lown---
Boston Red SoxAL8Kansas City AthleticsAL4Box | PBP95,083Municipal StadiumNight3:05Chet NicholsEd RakowMike Fornieles---
Baltimore OriolesAL5Los Angeles AngelsAL6Box | PBP90Wrigley FieldNight2:20Ryne DurenSteve BarberTom MorganBilko, Gentile (2)
Baltimore OriolesAL5Los Angeles AngelsAL6Box | PBP116,522Wrigley FieldNight3:10Eli GrbaBilly Hoeft---Bilko, Koppe
New York YankeesAL0Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP940,118Metropolitan StadiumNight2:17Camilo PascualRalph Terry------
Cleveland IndiansAL6Washington Senators IIAL4Box | PBP95,909Griffith StadiumNight2:50Bob AllenMike Garcia---Held
Los Angeles DodgersNL2Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP914,578Wrigley FieldDay2:28Sandy KoufaxDon Cardwell------
San Francisco GiantsNL6Milwaukee BravesNL7Box | PBP1321,407County StadiumNight4:10Don NottebartDick LeMay---Mathews, McCovey, Thomas
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP90Connie Mack StadiumNight2:37Curt SimmonsJohn BuzhardtEd BautaBoyer, Herrera
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP98,592Connie Mack StadiumNight2:39Chris ShortAl Cicotte---Callison
Cincinnati RedsNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL0Box | PBP917,999Forbes FieldNight2:50Jim O'TooleBob FriendJim Maloney---
11 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Tuesday, August 29, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1318645.656-67851816037-3049-1531238.742
AL -222Detroit Tigers1328646.6520.569753316442-1943-28301515.500
AL -335Baltimore Orioles1357857.57810.05965039342-2935-29271710.630
AL -449Chicago White Sox1316962.52717.06125793323-3946-23311714.548
AL -5510Cleveland Indians1316566.49621.0599612-1328-3037-36301317.433
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1366373.46325.5614682-6822-4741-26261313.500
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1295673.43429.0577641-6427-4329-30311417.452
AL -8815Washington Senators II1285078.39134.5520625-10522-4228-36331122.333
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1314685.35140.0537718-18122-4724-38301515.500
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---20.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1317952.603-6105654541-2538-2723149.609
NL -224Los Angeles Dodgers1247252.5813.55905553537-2435-28301713.567
NL -336Milwaukee Braves1266957.5487.56075525536-3033-27281414.500
NL -447San Francisco Giants1256857.5448.06275349333-2835-29291712.586
NL -558St. Louis Cardinals1276760.52810.05805503027-3739-24271314.481
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1246064.48415.55625471528-3032-34301515.500
NL -7714Chicago Cubs1275473.42523.0578661-8321-4532-29271017.370
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1283791.28940.5483673-19019-4517-47261016.385
18 record(s)
Glossary:
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