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Friday September 22,1961This date in baseball
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Games on 1961-09-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox6BoxChuck EstradaFrank BaumannMilt Pappas
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Athletics4BoxJerry WalkerJim PerryJim Archer
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds0BoxBilly O'DellBob Purkey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxClem LabineFrank Sullivan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDon DrysdaleRay SadeckiRon Perranoski

Standings as of 1961-09-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15610452.667--80759920843-3761-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I651.833
222Detroit Tigers1549559.6178.078663315344-2850-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium862.750
334Baltimore Orioles1579265.58612.566756710045-3246-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium532.600
447Chicago White Sox1568472.53820.07336894432-4552-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park624.333
5511Cleveland Indians1547480.48129.0687707-2034-3940-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium743.571
6612Boston Red Sox1557382.47130.5703761-5826-5247-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park734.429
7713Minnesota Twins1526983.45433.0664729-6534-4634-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium817.125
8815Kansas City Athletics1545896.37745.0655822-16728-5430-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium734.429
9916Washington Senators II1525696.36846.0586731-14523-5033-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium954.556
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1489058.608--6746175744-2946-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field633.500
225Los Angeles Dodgers1468561.5824.06956672840-2945-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum844.500
336San Francisco Giants1478166.5518.572462010436-3445-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park743.571
448St. Louis Cardinals1487870.52712.06716353630-4247-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park624.333
559Milwaukee Braves1477770.52412.56766354138-4039-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium761.857
6610Pittsburgh Pirates1457075.48318.56516371436-3934-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field954.556
7714Chicago Cubs1496287.41628.5670767-9723-5238-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field523.400
8817Philadelphia Phillies14846102.31144.0570753-18325-5220-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium615.167