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A review of the 1961 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1961 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Whitey FordNew York YankeesWorld Series MVPP5-10181LL1928-10-21New York,NY
MLB1950-19671950-1967
1 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1961

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
New York YankeesAL-10953.673111Ralph HoukWon World Series (Reds)
Cincinnati RedsNL-9361.604113Fred HutchinsonLost World Series (Yankees)
2 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1961

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1961WSWorld SeriesNew York YankeesCincinnati RedsNYA wins series 4-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
1 record(s)