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Saturday September 16,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox4BoxBilly HoeftDon Schwall(none)
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians2BoxBarry LatmanPedro Ramos(none)
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers10BoxFrank LaryRalph Terry(none)
Kansas City Athletics0Washington Senators II3BoxPete BurnsideJerry Walker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJim O'TooleJim OwensJim Brosnan
Milwaukee Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxStan WilliamsDon McMahon(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRay SadeckiEarl Francis(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxStu MillerBob Anderson(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15110150.669--79158620540-3561-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1183.727
222Detroit Tigers1509258.6138.576461814643-2848-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1293.750
334Baltimore Orioles1518962.58912.065055010044-3144-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1165.545
449Chicago White Sox1518071.53021.07076753232-4548-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park1165.545
5510Cleveland Indians1487375.49326.5673681-834-3839-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1358.385
6612Boston Red Sox1527280.47429.5700753-5326-5046-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1046.400
7713Minnesota Twins1486583.43934.5645722-7730-4634-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1257.417
8815Washington Senators II1495693.37644.0580719-13923-5033-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1257.417
9916Kansas City Athletics1495495.36246.0636809-17325-5329-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1275.583
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1448856.611--6616045744-2944-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field1055.500
225Los Angeles Dodgers1418259.5824.56766472939-2943-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1376.538
336San Francisco Giants1427765.54210.06925999335-3442-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1284.667
557Milwaukee Braves1437667.53111.56546134137-3739-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1174.636
448St. Louis Cardinals1437667.53111.56556154029-4146-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1147.364
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1406872.48618.06346122235-3733-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1477.500
7714Chicago Cubs1456085.41428.5654750-9621-5038-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field945.444
8817Philadelphia Phillies14444100.30644.0557743-18623-5120-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1037.300


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Claude OsteenP22.038Traded by Reds to Senators for Dave Sisler and Cash.