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Wednesday September 20,1961This 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 1961-09-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles2BoxRalph TerryMilt Pappas(none)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox3BoxRay HerbertGene Conley(none)
Kansas City Athletics4Cleveland Indians2BoxNorm BassBob Allen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoey JayRoy Face(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz(none)
Milwaukee Braves7San Francisco Giants4BoxLew BurdetteMike McCormick(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon FerrareseErnie Broglio(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15510451.671--80459421043-3661-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I752.714
222Detroit Tigers1539459.6149.078062915143-2850-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium972.778
334Baltimore Orioles1559065.58114.06545589644-3245-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium752.714
447Chicago White Sox1558471.54220.07276814632-4552-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park725.286
5510Cleveland Indians1537479.48429.0684703-1934-3840-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium844.500
6612Boston Red Sox1557382.47131.0703761-5826-5247-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park734.429
7713Minnesota Twins1516883.45034.0658726-6833-4634-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium927.222
8815Kansas City Athletics1535796.37346.0651819-16828-5429-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium844.500
9916Washington Senators II1515695.37146.0583725-14223-5033-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium1055.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1479057.612--6746116344-2946-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field734.429
225Los Angeles Dodgers1458461.5795.06896642539-2945-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum954.556
336San Francisco Giants1468066.5489.57186209835-3445-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park853.625
448St. Louis Cardinals1477869.53112.06686293930-4247-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park725.286
559Milwaukee Braves1477770.52413.06766354138-4039-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium761.857
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1446975.47919.56456341135-3934-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field1064.600
7714Chicago Cubs1496287.41629.0670767-9723-5238-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field523.400
8817Philadelphia Phillies14746101.31344.0567747-18025-5220-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium716.143