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Wednesday August 30,1961This 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 1961-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Detroit Tigers4BoxJuan PizarroJim Bunning(none)
Boston Red Sox9Kansas City Athletics3BoxGene ConleyJim ArcherMike Fornieles
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins0BoxBill StaffordJim Kaat(none)
Cleveland Indians9Washington Senators II0BoxGary BellJohn Gabler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs2BoxJohnny PodresDick EllsworthLarry Sherry
San Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Braves1BoxMike McCormickCarl WilleyStu Miller
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDon FerrareseRay Sadecki(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxTom SturdivantBob Purkey(none)

Standings as of 1961-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1328745.659--68251816438-3049-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I30228.733
222Detroit Tigers1338647.6471.570154016142-1943-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium291514.517
335Baltimore Orioles1367957.58110.060750710043-2935-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium261610.615
448Chicago White Sox1327062.53017.06195833624-3946-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park301614.533
5510Cleveland Indians1326666.50021.0608612-429-3037-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium291217.414
6612Boston Red Sox1376473.46725.5623685-6223-4741-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park251213.480
7713Minnesota Twins1305674.43130.0577645-6827-4329-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301416.467
8815Washington Senators II1295079.38835.5520634-11422-4228-37L12T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium321121.344
9916Kansas City Athletics1324686.34841.0540727-18722-4724-39L6T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium291514.517
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1327953.598--6115684341-2638-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field22148.636
224Los Angeles Dodgers1257352.5842.55955573838-2435-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum291613.552
336San Francisco Giants1266957.5487.06295359434-2835-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park281612.571
447Milwaukee Braves1276958.5437.56085545436-3033-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium271413.519
559St. Louis Cardinals1286761.52310.05835542927-3839-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park261313.500
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1256164.48814.55655481728-3033-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field291415.483
7714Chicago Cubs1285474.42223.0580666-8621-4532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field261016.385
8817Philadelphia Phillies1293891.29539.5487676-18919-4518-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium25916.360