Season Information
Team Name
1961 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
93-61 (.604)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 1 / 3
Runs For/Against
710 / 653   Diff: +57
Playoffs
Lost World Series (Yankees)
Playoff Series
Lost World Series (Yankees)
Playoff Series
WS vs NYA (L 4-1)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
8
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1961-12-21Howie NunnPurchased by Mets from Reds.P6-0173RR1935-10-18Westfield,NC
1954-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1959-19621959-1962
1961-12-15Dave StenhouseTraded by Reds with Bob Schmidt to Senators for Marty Keough and Johnny Klippstein.P6-0195RR1933-09-12Westerly,RI
1955-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1962-19641962-1964
1961-12-15Bob SchmidtTraded by Reds with Dave Stenhouse to Senators for Marty Keough and Johnny Klippstein.C6-2205RR1933-04-22St. Louis,MO
MLB1958-19651958-1965
1961-12-15Marty KeoughTraded by Senators with Johnny Klippstein to Reds for Bob Schmidt and Dave Stenhouse.OF-1B6-0180LL1935-04-14Oakland,CA
MLB1956-19661956-1966
1961-12-15Johnny KlippsteinTraded by Senators with Marty Keough to Reds for Bob Schmidt and Dave Stenhouse.P6-1185RR1927-10-17Washington,DC
MLB1950-19671950-1967
1961-12-14Jesse GonderTraded by Yankees to Reds for Marshall Bridges.C5-10190LR1936-01-20Monticello,AR
1955-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19671960-1967
1961-12-14Marshall BridgesTraded by Reds to Yankees for Jesse Gonder.P6-1180BL1931-06-02Jackson,MS
1953-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1959-19651959-1965
1961-11-28Dave SislerTraded by Senators with Cash to Reds for Claude Osteen.P6-4200RR1931-10-16St. Louis,MO
MLB1956-19621956-1962
1961-10-10Gus BellSelected by Mets from Reds in expansion draft.OF6-2196LR1928-11-15Louisville,KY
MLB1950-19641950-1964
1961-10-10Elio ChaconSelected by Mets from Reds in expansion draft.SS-2B5-9160RR1936-10-26Caracas,VZ
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1960-19621960-1962
1961-10-10Dick GernertSelected by Astros from Reds in expansion draft.1B-OF6-3210RR1928-09-28Reading,PA
MLB1952-19621952-1962
1961-10-10Jay HookSelected by Mets from Reds in expansion draft.P6-2182LR1936-11-18Waukegan,IL
MLB1957-19641957-1964
1961-10-10Ken JohnsonSelected by Astros from Reds in expansion draft.P6-4210RR1933-06-16West Palm Beach,FL
1952-  0-   0-PHA
MLB1958-19701958-1970
1961-10-10Sherman JonesSelected by Mets from Reds in expansion draft.P6-4205LR1935-02-10Winton,NC
1953-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1960-19621960-1962
1961-10-01Vic DavalilloPurchased by Indians from Reds.OF-1B5-7155LL1936-07-31Cabimas,VZ
1958-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1963-19801958-1980
1961-09-16Claude OsteenTraded by Reds to Senators for Dave Sisler and Cash.P-OF5-11173LL1939-08-09Caney Spring,TN
MLB1957-19751957-1975
1961-08-18Pete WhisenantReleased by Reds.OF-2B6-2200RR1929-12-14Asheville,NC
1947-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1961-08-14Darrell JohnsonPurchased by Reds from Phillies.C6-1180RR1928-08-25Horace,NE
MLB1952-19621952-1962
1961-07-21Orlando PenaTraded by Reds with Cash to Toronto (International) for Ken Johnson.P5-11154RR1933-11-17Victoria De Las Tunas,CU
1956-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1958-19751958-1975
1961-07-21Ken JohnsonTraded by Toronto (International) to Reds for Orlando Pena and Cash.P6-4210RR1933-06-16West Palm Beach,FL
1952-  0-   0-PHA
MLB1958-19701958-1970
1961-06-01Lee MaySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.1B-DH6-3205RR1943-03-23Birmingham,AL
1961-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1965-19821961-1982
1961-05-18Pete WhisenantSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-2B6-2200RR1929-12-14Asheville,NC
1947-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1961-05-16Willie JonesReleased by Reds.3B-1B6-1192RR1925-08-16Dillon,SC
MLB1947-19611947-1961
1961-05-13Sherman JonesTraded by Giants with Don Blasingame and Bob Schmidt to Reds for Ed Bailey.P6-4205LR1935-02-10Winton,NC
1953-  0-   0-NY1
MLB1960-19621960-1962
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
1961-04-27Don BlasingameTraded by Giants with Sherman Jones and Bob Schmidt to Reds for Ed Bailey.2B-SS5-10165LR1932-03-16Corinth,MS
MLB1955-19661955-1966
1961-04-27Bob SchmidtTraded by Giants with Sherman Jones and Don Blasingame to Reds for Ed Bailey.C6-2205RR1933-04-22St. Louis,MO
MLB1958-19651958-1965
1961-04-27Ed BaileyTraded by Reds to Giants for Sherman Jones, Don Blasingame and Bob Schmidt.C-1B6-2205LR1931-04-15Strawberry Plains,TN
MLB1953-19661953-1966
1961-01-25John BriggsTraded by Athletics with John Tsitouris to Reds for Joe Nuxhall.P5-10175RR1934-01-24Natoma,CA
MLB1956-19601956-1960
1961-01-25John TsitourisTraded by Athletics with John Briggs to Reds for Joe Nuxhall.P6-0175RR1936-05-04Monroe,NC
MLB1957-19681957-1968
1961-01-25Joe NuxhallTraded by Reds to Athletics for John Briggs and John Tsitouris.P6-3219LL1928-07-30Hamilton,OH
MLB1944-19661944-1966
1961-01-01Sammy EllisSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P6-1180LR1941-02-11Youngstown,OH
1961-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1962-19691962-1969
1961-01-01Len BoehmerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.1B-3B6-1192RR1941-06-28Flint Hill,MO
1961-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1967-19711967-1971
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