The Chicago Cubs squeaked out a win over the Milwaukee Braves, 6 to 5, on September 3, 1961.

1961 Chicago Cubs

Final

MIL

Braves

71-59

5

CHC

Cubs

56-74

6

1

0

0

2

0

1

3

0

0

4

0

2

5

1

0

6

2

0

7

0

0

8

0

3

9

2

R

5

6

H

9

8

E

0

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Gino Cimoli CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Lee Maye PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Frank Bolling 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Bob Boyd PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 4
Joe Adcock 1B 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4
Frank Thomas LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Roy McMillan SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sammy White C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Lew Burdette P 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Buhl P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Al Spangler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 37 5 9 5 1 4 11 1 1 14

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Lew Burdette (L) 7.2 8 6 6 1 3 1
Bob Buhl 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 8 6 6 1 3 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Richie Ashburn CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Andre Rodgers 1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Ernie Banks SS 3 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4
George Altman RF 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 6
Billy Williams LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sammy Taylor C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mel Roach 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Will PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Bob Anderson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Don Elston P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Glen Hobbie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Brewer P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Barney Schultz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jerry Kindall PH,2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 6 8 6 1 1 3 0 0 17

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jim Brewer 5.2 6 3 2 3 4 1
Barney Schultz (W) 2.1 0 0 0 1 6 0
Bob Anderson 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 0
Don Elston 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Glen Hobbie (S) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 9 5 4 4 11 1

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