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Sunday October 1,1961This 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 1961-10-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II2Kansas City Athletics3BoxNorm BassClaude OsteenJim Archer
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins3BoxPaul FoytackAl Schroll(none)
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees1BoxBill StaffordTracy StallardLuis Arroyo
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs2BoxStan WilliamsDon CardwellRon Perranoski
San Francisco Giants8Milwaukee Braves2BoxBilly O'DellLew Burdette(none)
San Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Braves3BoxRon PicheBobby Bolin(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob GibsonDon Ferrarese(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJoe GibbonJim Brosnan(none)

Standings as of 1961-10-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16310954.669--82761221544-3865-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I-10-1
222Detroit Tigers16310261.6267.084167117051-3050-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellTiger Stadium-1-10
334Baltimore Orioles1639667.58913.069158810347-3448-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium-1-10
448Chicago White Sox1638677.52823.07657263933-4953-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park-10-1
5511Cleveland Indians1617883.48430.0737752-1538-4240-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
6612Boston Red Sox1637687.46633.0729792-6326-5550-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP Dick O'ConnellFenway Park-10-1
7713Minnesota Twins1617190.44137.0708782-7434-4636-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium-1-10
8815Washington Senators II16161100.37947.0618776-15828-5433-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed DohertyGriffith Stadium000
9916Kansas City Athletics16261101.37747.5687864-17728-5433-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium-10-1
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1961 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1549361.604--7106535746-3147-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field000
225Los Angeles Dodgers1548965.5784.07356973844-3345-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum000
336San Francisco Giants1558570.5488.577365511840-3845-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park-10-1
447Milwaukee Braves1558372.53510.57126565638-4045-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP Birdie TebbettsJohn McHaleCounty Stadium-10-1
559St. Louis Cardinals1558174.52312.57036683532-4548-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park-1-10
6610Pittsburgh Pirates1547579.48718.06946751937-4038-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field000
7714Chicago Cubs1566591.41729.0689800-11124-5440-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field-2-1-1
8817Philadelphia Phillies15548107.31045.5584796-21225-5222-56L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium-1-10


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vic DavalilloOF25.062Purchased by Indians from Reds. 
Frank Leja1B25.237Purchased by Yankees from Twins.