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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 Thursday, August 31, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111New York Yankees1338746.654-68652316338-3149-1529227.759
AL -222Detroit Tigers1348747.6490.570954216742-1944-29281414.500
AL -334Baltimore Orioles1367957.5819.560750710043-2935-29261610.615
AL -449Chicago White Sox1337063.52617.06215913024-4046-23291613.552
AL -5510Cleveland Indians1336766.50420.0611614-330-3037-36281117.393
AL -6612Boston Red Sox1376473.46725.0623685-6223-4741-26251213.480
AL -7713Minnesota Twins1315774.43529.0582649-6727-4330-31291316.448
AL -8815Washington Senators II1305080.38535.5522637-11522-4228-38311120.355
AL -9916Kansas City Athletics1344886.35839.5563735-17224-4724-39271314.481
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---20.50000-00-01617091.435
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Cincinnati Reds1327953.598-6115684341-2638-2722148.636
NL -225Los Angeles Dodgers1267353.5793.05965593738-2535-28281612.571
NL -336Milwaukee Braves1287058.5477.06105555536-3034-28261313.500
NL -447San Francisco Giants1276958.5437.56305418934-2935-29271611.593
NL -558St. Louis Cardinals1296861.5279.55855553028-3839-24251213.480
NL -6611Pittsburgh Pirates1256164.48814.55655481728-3033-34291415.483
NL -7714Chicago Cubs1295574.42622.5586667-8121-4533-3025916.360
NL -8817Philadelphia Phillies1303892.29240.0488678-19019-4518-4824915.375
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