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Monday, September 4,1961

Monday, September 4,1961

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Detroit Tigers 3 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jack Fisher Paul Foytack Hoyt Wilhelm 0 2:34
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Detroit Tigers 1 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Billy Hoeft Ron Kline Hoyt Wilhelm 19,334 3:09
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Cleveland Indians 7 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Mudcat Grant Ike Delock Frank Funk 12,908 2:23
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Los Angeles Angels 4 Kansas City Athletics 3 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Jack Spring Jim Archer Tom Morgan 0 2:31
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Los Angeles Angels 7 Kansas City Athletics 13 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Joe Nuxhall Art Fowler Art Ditmar 6,912 3:00
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Chicago White Sox 5 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Al Schroll Frank Baumann Ray Moore 20,036 2:48
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Chicago White Sox 9 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Joe Horlen Jim Kaat Turk Lown 12,540 2:54
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Washington Senators II 3 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Hal Reniff Bennie Daniels -- 0 2:13
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Washington Senators II 2 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bud Daley Pete Burnside -- 34,683 2:21
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Milwaukee Braves 2 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jack Curtis Carl Willey -- 16,230 2:27
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 San Francisco Giants 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Don Drysdale Juan Marichal -- 32,109 2:30
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Cincinnati Reds 5 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Shibe Park Ken Johnson Frank Sullivan -- 0 2:40
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Cincinnati Reds 3 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Shibe Park Art Mahaffey Ken Hunt -- 16,175 3:03
1961 reg season 1961-09-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 St. Louis Cardinals 9 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Ray Sadecki Earl Francis Lindy McDaniel 10,021 2:23
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 138 92 46 .667 0.0 710 535 175 W5 38-31 54-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 139 87 52 .626 5.5 720 568 152 L5 42-24 44-29 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 142 83 59 .585 11.0 625 524 101 W3 43-29 39-31 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 140 75 65 .536 18.0 660 624 36 W1 29-42 46-23 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 138 70 68 .507 22.0 631 624 7 W1 33-32 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 141 66 75 .468 27.5 636 704 -68 L1 25-48 41-27 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 136 59 77 .434 32.0 608 674 -66 L1 27-43 32-34 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 137 51 86 .372 40.5 546 670 -124 L5 22-44 29-42 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 138 49 89 .355 43.0 586 758 -172 W1 24-49 25-40 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 23.0 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 136 81 55 .596 0.0 628 580 48 L1 43-28 38-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 2.0 609 570 39 W2 39-26 37-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 7.5 628 573 55 L1 37-32 35-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 8.5 638 560 78 L3 35-32 35-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 70 63 .526 9.5 607 576 31 W1 28-38 41-26 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 63 66 .488 14.5 586 570 16 L1 30-32 33-34 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 134 58 76 .433 22.0 610 682 -72 W1 21-45 36-32 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 134 40 94 .299 40.0 500 695 -195 W1 19-45 20-50 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)