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Tuesday, September 5,1961

Tuesday, September 5,1961

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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 1961-09-05 Detroit Tigers 0 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Chuck Estrada Don Mossi Steve Barber 13,841 2:31
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Cleveland Indians 9 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Barry Latman Gene Conley Wynn Hawkins 14,471 2:48
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Los Angeles Angels 3 Kansas City Athletics 7 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Jerry Walker Ryne Duren -- 0 2:23
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Los Angeles Angels 12 Kansas City Athletics 13 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Bob Shaw Ken McBride -- 4,692 3:11
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Chicago White Sox 3 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium -- 11,099 2:44
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Washington Senators II 1 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Coates Joe McClain -- 16,917 2:05
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Tom Sturdivant Glen Hobbie -- 3,417 2:35
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 San Francisco Giants 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Stan Williams Sam Jones -- 29,635 2:35
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Philadelphia Phillies 4 Milwaukee Braves 5 box | pbp County Stadium Lew Burdette Frank Sullivan -- 8,018 4:21
1961 reg season 1961-09-05 Cincinnati Reds 5 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Sportsman's Park III Bob Purkey Bob Gibson -- 9,581 2:31
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 139 93 46 .669 0.0 716 536 180 W6 38-31 55-15 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 140 87 53 .621 6.5 720 569 151 L6 42-25 44-29 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 143 84 59 .587 11.0 626 524 102 W4 43-29 40-31 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 19.0 663 627 36 L1 29-43 46-23 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 139 71 68 .511 22.0 640 629 11 W2 34-32 37-36 5 5 10 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 142 66 76 .465 28.5 641 713 -72 L2 25-48 41-28 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 137 60 77 .438 32.0 611 677 -66 L2 27-43 32-35 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 138 51 87 .370 41.5 547 676 -129 L6 22-45 29-42 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 140 51 89 .364 42.5 606 773 -167 W3 24-49 27-40 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 23.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 137 82 55 .599 0.0 633 582 51 W1 44-28 38-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 131 77 54 .588 2.0 613 572 41 W3 39-26 38-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 134 73 61 .545 7.5 633 577 56 W1 37-32 36-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 9.5 640 564 76 L4 35-33 35-29 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 134 70 64 .522 10.5 609 581 28 L1 28-38 41-27 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 14.5 594 573 21 W1 31-32 33-34 6 6 11 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 135 58 77 .430 23.0 613 690 -77 L1 21-45 36-33 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 135 40 95 .296 41.0 504 700 -196 L1 19-46 20-50 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Garcia -- Hist Released by Senators
Eddie Watt Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as amateur free agent
2 record(s)