Season Information
Team Name
1961 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
101-61 (.623)   GBL: -8
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 2 / 2
Runs For/Against
841 / 671   Diff: +170
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
3
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1961-12-01Sam JonesTraded by Astros to Tigers for Manny Montejo and Bob Bruce.P6-4200RR1925-12-14Stewartsville,OH
MLB1951-19641951-1964
1961-12-01Manny MontejoTraded by Tigers with Bob Bruce to Astros for Sam Jones.P5-11150RR1935-10-16Caibarien,CU
1957-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1961-19611961-1961
1961-12-01Bob BruceTraded by Tigers with Manny Montejo to Astros for Sam Jones.P6-3210RR1933-05-18Detroit,MI
1953-  0-   0-DET
MLB1959-19671959-1967
1961-10-23Frank HouseReleased by Tigers.C6-2190LR1930-02-18Bessemer,AL
MLB1950-19611950-1961
1961-10-12Gerry StaleyReleased by Tigers.P6-0195RR1920-08-21Brush Prairie,WA
MLB1947-19611947-1961
1961-10-12Hal WoodeshickPurchased by Astros from Tigers.P6-3200RL1932-08-24Wilkes-Barre,PA
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1961-10-11Harry ChitiPurchased by Orioles from Tigers.C6-3225RR1932-11-16Kincaid,IL
MLB1950-19621950-1977
1961-09-08Vic WertzClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Red Sox.OF-1B6-0186LR1925-02-09York,PA
MLB1947-19631947-1963
1961-08-10Ron KlineClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Angels.P-3B6-3205RR1932-03-09Callery,PA
MLB1952-19701952-1970
1961-08-07Willie HortonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-DH5-11209RR1942-10-18Arno,VA
1961-  0-   0-DET
MLB1963-19801962-1982
1961-08-02Reno BertoiaTraded by Athletics with Gerry Staley to Tigers for Bill Fischer and Ozzie Virgil.3B-2B5-11185RR1935-01-08St. Vido Utine,IT
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1961-08-02Gerry StaleyTraded by Athletics with Reno Bertoia to Tigers for Bill Fischer and Ozzie Virgil.P6-0195RR1920-08-21Brush Prairie,WA
MLB1947-19611947-1961
1961-08-02Ozzie VirgilTraded by Tigers with Bill Fischer to Athletics for Reno Bertoia and Gerry Staley.3B-C6-1195RR1933-05-17Monte Cristi,DR
MLB1956-19691956-1969
1961-08-02Bill FischerTraded by Tigers with Ozzie Virgil to Athletics for Reno Bertoia and Gerry Staley.P6-0190RR1930-10-11Wausau,WI
MLB1956-19641956-1964
1961-06-26George ThomasPurchased by Angels from Tigers.OF-3B6-3190RR1937-11-29Minneapolis,MN
MLB1957-19711957-1971
1961-06-07Jerry CasaleTraded by Angels to Tigers for Jim Donohue.P6-2200RR1933-09-27Brooklyn,NY
1952-  0-   0-BOS
MLB1958-19621958-1962
1961-06-07Jim DonohueTraded by Tigers to Angels for Jerry Casale.P6-4190RR1938-10-31St. Louis,MO
1956-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1961-19621961-1962
1961-06-05Hal WoodeshickTraded by Senators to Tigers for Chuck Cottier.P6-3200RL1932-08-24Wilkes-Barre,PA
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1961-06-05Chuck CottierTraded by Tigers to Senators for Hal Woodeshick.2B-SS5-10175RR1936-01-08Delta,CO
1954-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1959-19691959-1969
1961-05-10Jim BaumerTraded by Reds to Tigers for Dick Gernert.2B-SS6-2185RR1931-01-29Tulsa,OK
MLB1949-19611949-1961
1961-05-10Dick GernertTraded by Tigers to Reds for Jim Baumer.1B-OF6-3210RR1928-09-28Reading,PA
MLB1952-19621952-1962
1961-01-01Bill FreehanSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.C-1B6-2205RR1941-11-29Detroit,MI
1961-  0-   0-DET
MLB1961-19761961-1976
1961-01-01Vern HoltgraveSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1183RR1942-10-18Aviston,IL
1961-  0-   0-DET
MLB1965-19651965-1965
1961-01-01Mickey McDermottReleased by Tigers.P-1B6-2170LL1928-08-29Poughkeepsie,NY
MLB1948-19611948-1961
1961-01-01Mickey StanleySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.OF-1B6-1195RR1942-07-20Grand Rapids,MI
1961-  0-   0-DET
MLB1964-19781961-1978
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system