1961 Game 120: Minnesota Twins (51-68) @ Los Angeles Angels (51-68)

Friday August 18, 1961

Angels 5, Twins 2

Eli Grba held the Twins in check, allowing just two runs on four hits in a complete game victory in front of just 4,178 fans at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles.

Both Twins’ runs were knocked in by Bill Tuttle, who accounted for two of the three team hits in the game.

Camilo Pascual earned the loss by allowing five runs and eight hits over the course of six innings pitched. He did manage to strikeout nine Angels.

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Yankees               121   79   41    1  .658     -   633  487
Detroit Tigers                 121   76   44    1  .633   3.0   632  507
Baltimore Orioles              124   70   53    1  .569  10.5   537  468
Cleveland Indians              120   63   57    0  .525  16.0   568  546
Chicago White Sox              120   60   60    0  .500  19.0   555  544
Boston Red Sox                 125   57   67    1  .460  24.0   559  630
Los Angeles Angels             121   52   68    1  .433  27.0   530  543
Minnesota Twins                120   51   69    0  .425  28.0   543  608
Washington Senators            118   50   68    0  .424  28.0   495  558
Kansas City Athletics          120   44   75    1  .370  34.5   499  660
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