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Tuesday September 12,1961This 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 1961-09-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox3BoxRalph TerryBilly Pierce(none)
Kansas City Athletics1Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank LaryJerry Walker(none)
Boston Red Sox1Washington Senators II5BoxPete BurnsideBill Monbouquette(none)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds7BoxJim O'TooleDick Ellsworth(none)
Philadelphia Phillies19Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxChris ShortSandy KoufaxJack Baldschun
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants0BoxJoe GibbonMike McCormick(none)
Milwaukee Braves1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob GibsonBob Hendley(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees14610046.685--76855920939-3161-15W13T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1697.563
222Detroit Tigers1458956.61410.573959614343-2845-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium17125.706
334Baltimore Orioles1488860.59513.064353810543-2944-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1477.500
448Chicago White Sox1477869.53122.56866493732-4546-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1587.533
5510Cleveland Indians1457174.49028.5664678-1434-3837-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1679.438
6612Boston Red Sox1497178.47730.5691742-5126-4945-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1358.385
7713Minnesota Twins1446381.43836.0638712-7429-4533-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1679.438
8815Kansas City Athletics1455392.36646.5630793-16324-5029-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1688.500
9916Washington Senators II1465393.36347.0570716-14623-5030-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1587.533
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1428656.606--6576025544-2942-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1275.583
225Los Angeles Dodgers1377958.5774.56486242439-2940-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum17107.588
336Milwaukee Braves1407664.5439.06455935237-3439-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1477.500
447San Francisco Giants1387464.53610.06725898335-3439-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park16115.688
559St. Louis Cardinals1407367.52112.06356003528-4144-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1477.500
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1376770.48916.56175972034-3633-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1789.471
7714Chicago Cubs1416081.42625.5638727-8921-4638-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1349.308
8817Philadelphia Phillies1414398.30542.5549729-18022-4920-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1349.308


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe VerbanicP18.141Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.