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Monday September 25,1961This 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 1961-09-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Athletics4BoxHank AguirreJim ArcherGerry Staley
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Athletics6BoxBob ShawRon Kline(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Braves2BoxCarl WilleyRay WashburnDon McMahon
San Francisco Giants10Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike McCormickDon Ferrarese(none)

Standings as of 1961-09-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15810553.665--81660521144-3861-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I4401.000
222Detroit Tigers1589860.6207.080665015647-2950-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium431.750
334Baltimore Orioles1599366.58512.567957810146-3346-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium321.667
447Chicago White Sox1588573.53820.07447014332-4553-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park413.250
5510Cleveland Indians1557580.48428.5696712-1635-3940-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium633.500
6612Boston Red Sox1577483.47130.5709770-6126-5248-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park523.400
7713Minnesota Twins1557085.45233.5679739-6034-4635-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium505.000
8815Kansas City Athletics1575998.37645.5670840-17028-5431-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium422.500
9916Washington Senators II1555897.37445.5596746-15025-5133-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium633.500
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1509159.607--6896355444-2947-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field422.500
225Los Angeles Dodgers1488662.5814.07106803041-3045-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum633.500
336San Francisco Giants1508367.5538.075263711538-3545-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park422.500
448Milwaukee Braves1518071.53011.56946435138-4042-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium3301.000
559St. Louis Cardinals1517972.52312.56856523330-4348-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park312.333
6611Pittsburgh Pirates1477176.48318.56596451437-4034-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field743.571
7714Chicago Cubs1526389.41429.0677783-10624-5438-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field211.500
8817Philadelphia Phillies15147104.31144.5580771-19125-5221-53L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium303.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fred GreenP28.011Claimed on waivers by Senators from Pirates. 
Mike LeeP20.129Traded by Indians with Joe Morgan and Cash to Cardinals for Bob Nieman.