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MLB Games on Sunday April 23,1961

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL1Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP918,704Memorial StadiumDay2:40Chuck EstradaDanny McDevittDick HallMantle
Boston Red SoxAL4Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkDay2:34Tom BrewerBilly PierceMike FornielesSmith
Boston Red SoxAL1Chicago White SoxAL7Box | PBP916,953Comiskey ParkDay2:02Bob ShawBilly Muffett---Minoso
Los Angeles AngelsAL1Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumDay2:17Bob BruceKen McBrideJim DonohueBrown, Kluszewski
Los Angeles AngelsAL2Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP1125,466Tiger StadiumDay3:11Jim DonohueRon Moeller---Gernert
Cleveland IndiansAL10Kansas City AthleticsAL8Box | PBP912,120Municipal StadiumDay3:52Wynn HawkinsKen JohnsonRuss Heman---
Washington Senators IIAL0Minnesota TwinsAL1Box | PBP913,408Metropolitan StadiumDay2:14Jack KralickDick Donovan------
Cincinnati RedsNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP925,289Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumDay1:45Roger CraigBob Purkey---Demeter, Lynch, Moon
Chicago CubsNL0Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP90Connie Mack StadiumDay2:01Frank SullivanDick Ellsworth---Smith
Chicago CubsNL0Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP916,027Connie Mack StadiumDay2:16Art MahaffeyBob Anderson---Callison
Milwaukee BravesNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Box | PBP921,249Forbes FieldDay2:23Warren SpahnVern Law---Hoak
St. Louis CardinalsNL1San Francisco GiantsNL2Box | PBP90Candlestick ParkDay2:34Sam JonesErnie BroglioBobby Bolin---
St. Louis CardinalsNL7San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP928,571Candlestick ParkDay2:55Lindy McDanielBilly O'DellMickey McDermottSchoendienst
13 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, April 23, 1961

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -111Detroit Tigers871.875-4921282-05-11549460.610
AL -222Minnesota Twins972.7780.5373075-12-11516388.417
AL -334New York Yankees954.5562.5323201-34-115310449.680
AL -445Cleveland Indians954.5562.54043-35-20-21527379.480
AL -559Boston Red Sox844.5003.02429-52-22-21547282.468
AL -6613Baltimore Orioles945.4443.53739-20-03-61539162.595
AL -7714Chicago White Sox945.4443.53338-51-23-31538271.536
AL -8816Kansas City Athletics624.3334.02427-31-21-21555996.381
AL -9917Washington Senators II936.3334.52629-32-31-31525894.382
AL -101018Los Angeles Angels000---3.00000-00-01617091.435
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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -113Los Angeles Dodgers1385.615-635850-08-51418160.574
NL -227San Francisco Giants1165.5451.03340-70-06-51437964.552
NL -336St. Louis Cardinals1165.5451.05241114-42-11437469.517
NL -4410Pittsburgh Pirates1055.5001.54042-23-32-21447074.486
NL -558Milwaukee Braves633.5001.52325-22-21-11488068.541
NL -6612Chicago Cubs1156.4552.03141-103-62-01435984.413
NL -7711Cincinnati Reds1156.4552.0403193-62-01438855.615
NL -8815Philadelphia Phillies1147.3643.03539-42-42-314343100.301
18 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season