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Sunday September 17,1961This 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 1961-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox1BoxBill MonbouquetteChuck Estrada(none)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians0BoxCamilo PascualJim Perry(none)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians3BoxAl SchrollMudcat GrantRay Moore
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers4BoxLuis ArroyoTerry Fox(none)
Kansas City Athletics3Washington Senators II2BoxLew KrausseHector Maestri(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds0BoxArt MahaffeyBob PurkeyFrank Sullivan
Milwaukee Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxSandy KoufaxDon McMahon(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxLarry JacksonAl McBean(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants8BoxBilly O'DellJack Curtis(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15210250.671--79759020741-3561-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I1073.700
222Detroit Tigers1519259.6099.576862414443-2848-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium1192.818
334Baltimore Orioles1528963.58613.06505519944-3244-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium1064.600
447Chicago White Sox1538271.53620.57196794032-4550-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park945.444
5510Cleveland Indians1507377.48728.0676691-1534-3839-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1156.455
6612Boston Red Sox1537380.47729.5701753-5226-5047-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park936.333
7713Minnesota Twins1506783.44734.0655725-7032-4634-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1037.300
8815Washington Senators II1505694.37345.0582722-14023-5033-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1156.455
9916Kansas City Athletics1505595.36746.0639811-17226-5329-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium1165.545
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1458857.607--6616085344-2944-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field954.556
225Los Angeles Dodgers1428359.5853.56806503039-2944-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum1266.500
336San Francisco Giants1437865.5459.07006019935-3443-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1174.636
448St. Louis Cardinals1447767.53510.56586154330-4146-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park1037.300
559Milwaukee Braves1447668.52811.56576174037-3839-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium1073.700
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1416873.48218.06346151935-3733-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1376.538
7714Chicago Cubs1466086.41128.5656758-10221-5138-36L8T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field844.500
8817Philadelphia Phillies14545100.31043.0561743-18224-5120-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium927.222