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Friday September 1,1961This 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 1961-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles4BoxBarry LatmanChuck EstradaFrank Funk
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins5BoxPedro RamosDon Schwall(none)
Detroit Tigers0New York Yankees1BoxLuis ArroyoDon Mossi(none)
Chicago White Sox3Washington Senators II2BoxCal McLishEd HobaughJuan Pizarro
Chicago White Sox1Washington Senators II5BoxJoe McClainBilly Pierce(none)
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs3BoxBilly LoesDon Elston(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Milwaukee Braves3BoxTurk FarrellDon McMahon(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxLarry JacksonJoe Gibbon(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1348846.657--68752316438-3150-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I28217.750
222Detroit Tigers1358748.6441.570954316642-2044-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium271413.519
335Baltimore Orioles1377958.57710.56115129943-2935-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium25169.640
449Chicago White Sox1357164.52617.56255982725-4146-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park271512.556
5510Cleveland Indians1346866.50720.0616618-231-3037-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium271017.370
6612Boston Red Sox1386474.46426.0624690-6623-4841-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park241212.500
7713Minnesota Twins1325874.43929.0587650-6327-4331-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium281216.429
8815Washington Senators II1325181.38636.0529641-11222-4229-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium291019.345
9916Kansas City Athletics1354887.35640.5567741-17424-4824-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium261313.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1327953.598--6115684341-2638-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field22148.636
224Los Angeles Dodgers1277453.5832.56005623839-2535-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum271512.556
336San Francisco Giants1287058.5477.06345449035-2935-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park261511.577
447Milwaukee Braves1297059.5437.56135595436-3034-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium251312.520
558St. Louis Cardinals1306961.5319.05935593428-3840-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park241113.458
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1266165.48415.05695561328-3133-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field281414.500
7714Chicago Cubs1305575.42323.0589671-8221-4533-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field24915.375
8817Philadelphia Phillies1303892.29240.0488678-19019-4518-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium24915.375