Memorial Baseball League (1961)

In-season Update

The Yankees have taken a commanding 8 game lead in the AL. Far from out of the hunt, the Orioles and Tigers are tied for second, the Twins are enjoying their move the Minnesota and are 9 games back and 11 games over .500, and the White Sox and Indians are 10 and 12 games back, respectively.

In the NL, it is a different story. The Cardinals control a 1 game lead over the Giants, while the Reds and Dodgers are 3 and 4 games back, respectively. The Cubs are a distant 7 games back, but still in position to make a move.

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Gernert shines, Red Sox still lose to New York

Dick Gernert collected 4 hits last night, but it wasn't enough for the Red Sox. The Yankees won the contest, 3-2. | Box

Big game for Coleman lifts Reds to victory

Gordy Coleman drove in 4 runs, carrying Cincinnati to a 7-2 victory over the Phillies. | Box

Clemente unloads, Pirates still lose

Roberto Clemente blasted 2 homers, but it wasn't enough to lift the Pirates over the Braves. Milwaukee won by a score of 12-6. Milwaukee's Hank Aaron had 4 RBIs. | Box

Washburn dominates, Cardinals win 3-0

Ray Washburn was brilliant last night, allowing just 1 hit over 8 innings, leading the Cardinals to a 3-0 win over the Giants. | Box

Huge night for Lollar carries Indians to victory

Sherm Lollar was on his game, knocking in 3 runs in Cleveland's 7-1 victory over the Angels. Lollar also had 3 hits in the game. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

S. Bilko, Cardinals .4003 HR9 RBI
W. McCovey, Giants .2504 HR8 RBI
B. Bruton, Braves .2732 HR9 RBI
N. Cash, White Sox .2862 HR7 RBI
E. Howard, Yankees .4742 HR5 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

F. Malzone, Red Sox 4 for 24 (.167)
J. Rivera, Red Sox 4 for 24 (.167)
Z. Versalles, Twins 2 for 19 (.105)
B. Rodgers, Angels 3 for 20 (.150)
W. Tasby, Angels 1 for 17 (.059)

Leaders: RBI

F. Robinson, Reds 133
J. Blanchard, Yankees 116
S. Musial, Cardinals 113
W. Mays, Tigers 111
M. Mantle, Yankees 108

Leaders: Wins

D. Donovan, White Sox 23
C. Osteen, Reds 22
R. Washburn, Cardinals 19
T. Sturdivant, Yankees 19
R. Terry, Yankees 19

1961 Expansion Draft

The following players were selected in the 1961 MLB Expansion Draft. Players will be moved to their new teams tomorrow or Sunday.

LA-Robin Roberts PHI
WAS-Tom Haller SF
WAS-Bob Miller StL
LA Vern Law Pit
LA Harvey Haddix StL
WAS Ron Perronski LAD
WAS Bob Purkey Pit
LA Curt Simmons Phi
LA Gene Green StL
WAS Gary Geiger Cle
WAS Hal Woodeshick Cle
LA Bubba Morton Det
LA Dale Long Pit
WAS Al Spangler Mil
WAS Eddie Bressoud SF
LA Marty Keough Bos
LA Gil Hodges KC
WAS T Cline Cle
WAS Andre Rodgers SF
LA Willie Tasby Bal
LA Manny Montejo Det
WAS Art Mahaffey Phi
WAS Carl Warwick LAD
LA Ed Rakow LAD
LA Roger Craig KC
WAS Jim Coates NYY
WAS Dick Bertelli CHC
LA Bill Kunkel KC
LA Chet Nichols Mil
WAS Don Blasingame Det
WAS Dick Hyde Min
LA Frank Sullivan Bos

1960 World Series Champions - Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles finished the season in convincing fashion, winning the 1960 World Series, to bring home the first ever championship to Baltimore.

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