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Saturday September 2,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMilt PappasBobby LockeHoyt Wilhelm
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles0BoxJim PerryHal Brown(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins1BoxBill MonbouquetteDon LeeArnold Earley
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees7BoxRalph TerryFrank LaryLuis Arroyo
Chicago White Sox12Washington Senators II7BoxDon LarsenTom CheneyRuss Kemmerer
San Francisco Giants0Chicago Cubs7BoxDon CardwellJack Sanford(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Milwaukee Braves4BoxWarren SpahnSandy Koufax(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJoey JayJohn BuzhardtBill Henry
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRoy FaceLindy McDaniel(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1358946.659--69452516938-3151-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I27207.741
222Detroit Tigers1368749.6402.571155016142-2144-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium261412.538
335Baltimore Orioles1398059.57611.06145209443-2936-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium23158.652
448Chicago White Sox1367264.52917.56376053226-4146-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park261412.538
5510Cleveland Indians1366967.50720.5624621332-3137-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium25916.360
6612Boston Red Sox1396574.46826.0626691-6524-4841-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park231112.478
7713Minnesota Twins1335875.43630.0588652-6427-4331-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271215.444
8815Washington Senators II1335182.38337.0536653-11722-4229-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium281018.357
9916Kansas City Athletics1364888.35341.5570747-17724-4924-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium251312.520
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1338053.602--6185724642-2638-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field21138.619
224Los Angeles Dodgers1287454.5783.56005663439-2635-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum261511.577
336Milwaukee Braves1307159.5467.56175595836-3035-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chuck DressenJohn McHaleCounty Stadium241212.500
447San Francisco Giants1297059.5438.06345518335-3035-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park251510.600
559St. Louis Cardinals1316962.52710.05975643328-3840-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park231112.478
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1276265.48815.05745601429-3133-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field271314.481
7714Chicago Cubs1315675.42723.0596671-7521-4534-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field23815.348
8817Philadelphia Phillies1313893.29041.0492685-19319-4518-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium23914.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim CampbellH18.235Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Earl Torgeson1B37.245Released by Yankees.