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1961 Cleveland IndiansSeason Roster
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Bobby Locke played for the 1961 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record78-83 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank11th
BallparkCleveland Municipal Stadium
ManagerJimmy Dykes,Mel HarderGeneral Manager
CoachesLuke Appling (Assistant Coach), Mel Harder (Pitching Coach), Mel McGaha (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance725,547 (Rank: 13th)
Years Available1879-2019

Team History -- 1961 Statistics -- 1961 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1961 Cleveland Indians.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1961 baseball season.

1961 Cleveland Indians Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
24Bob AllenP6-2 185 L-L 1937-10-23 23Tatum,Texas MLB1961-19671961-1967  
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
23Johnny AntonelliP6-0 190 L-L 1930-04-12 31Rochester,New York MLB1948-19611948-1961Thomas Jefferson (Rochester,NY)Bowling Green St    
2Ken Aspromonte2B6-0 180 R-R 1931-09-22 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19631957-1963Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
39Gary BellP6-1 198 R-R 1936-11-17 24San Antonio,Texas MLB1958-19691958-1969Luther Burbank (San Antonio,TX)    
12Walt BondOF6-7 228 L-R 1937-10-19 23Denmark,Tennessee MLB1960-19671960-1967   Lane Col
1957-   UDFA-CLE
 
9Ty ClineOF6-0 170 R-R 1939-06-15 22Hampton,South Carolina MLB1960-19711960-1971St. Andrews (Charleston,SC)Clemson U.
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
27Bill DaileyP6-3 185 R-R 1935-05-13 26Arlington,Virginia MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
1,7Mike De la HozSS-2B5-11 175 R-R 1938-10-02 22Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
36Don DillardOF6-1 200 L-R 1937-01-08 24Greenville,South Carolina MLB1959-19651959-1965  
1955-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Chuck EssegianOF5-11 202 R-R 1931-08-09 29Boston,Massachusetts MLB1958-19631958-1963Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)Stanford U.    
14Tito FranconaOF5-11 190 L-L 1933-11-04 27Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19701956-1970New Brighton (New Brighton,PA)    
38Frank FunkP6-0 175 R-R 1935-08-30 25Washington,District of Columbia MLB1960-19631960-1963Bethesda-Chevy Chase (Bethesda,MD)American U.
1954-   UDFA-NY1
 
33Mudcat GrantP6-1 186 R-R 1935-08-13 25Lacoochee,Florida MLB1958-19711958-1971Moore Academy (Dade City,FL)Florida A&M U.    
9Bob Hale1B5-10 195 L-L 1933-11-07 27Sarasota,Florida MLB1955-19611955-1961Lake View (Chicago,IL)    
27Steve HamiltonP6-7 195 L-L 1935-11-30 25Columbia,Kentucky MLB1961-19721961-1972Charlestown (Charlestown,IN)Morehead St
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Wynn HawkinsP6-3 195 R-R 1936-02-20 25East Palestine,Ohio MLB1960-19621960-1962New Waterford (New Waterford,OH)
1955-   UDFA-CLE
 
3Woodie HeldSS5-11 180 R-R 1932-03-25 29Sacramento,California MLB1954-19691954-1969      
20Russ HemanP6-4 200 R-R 1933-02-10 28Olive,California MLB1961-19611961-1961  
1952-   UDFA-CHA
 
7Hal Jones1B6-2 194 R-R 1936-04-09 25Louisiana,Missouri MLB1961-19621961-1962  
1956-   UDFA-KC1
 
8Willie KirklandOF6-1 206 L-R 1934-02-17 27Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19661958-1966Northwestern (Detroit,MI)    
6Jack Kubiszyn3B-SS5-11 170 R-R 1936-12-19 24Buffalo,New York MLB1961-19621961-1962   Alabama
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
18Barry LatmanP6-3 210 R-R 1936-05-21 25Los Angeles,California MLB1957-19671957-1967Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)USC    
29Bobby LockeP5-11 185 R-R 1934-03-03 27Rowes Run,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19681959-1968Redstone Township (Republic,PA)
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
32Al LuplowOF5-11 180 L-R 1939-03-13 22Saginaw,Michigan MLB1961-19671961-1967St. Andrew (Saginaw,MI)Michigan St
1959-   UDFA-CLE
 
17Sam McDowellP6-5 218 L-L 1942-09-21 18Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19751961-1975Central Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
4Joe MorganOF5-10 170 L-R 1930-11-19 30Walpole,Massachusetts MLB1959-19641959-1964Walpole (Walpole,MA)Boston Col
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
4Bob NiemanOF5-11 195 R-R 1927-01-26 34Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1951-19621951-1962   Kent St    
31Jim PerryP6-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 25Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19751959-1975Williamston (Williamston,NC)Campbell U.
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
5Bubba Phillips3B5-9 180 R-R 1928-02-24 33West Point,Mississippi MLB1955-19641955-1964   So.Mississippi    
37Jim PiersallOF6-0 175 R-R 1929-11-14 31Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1950-19671950-1967Leavenworth (Waterbury,CT)    
10Vic Power1B5-11 195 R-R 1927-11-01 33Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19651954-1965      
11Johnny RomanoC5-11 205 R-R 1934-08-23 26Hoboken,New Jersey MLB1958-19671958-1967NVRHS Demarest (Haworth,NJ)
1954-   UDFA-CHA
 
23Joe SchaffernothP6-4 195 R-R 1937-08-06 23Trenton,New Jersey MLB1959-19611959-1961Jonathan Dayton Regional (Springfield,NJ)
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
22Dick StigmanP6-3 200 L-L 1936-01-24 25Nimrod,Minnesota MLB1960-19661960-1966Sebeka (Sebeka,MN)
1954-   UDFA-CLE
 
16Johnny Temple2B5-11 175 R-R 1927-08-08 33Lexington,North Carolina MLB1952-19641952-1964   Catawba Col    
15Valmy ThomasC5-9 165 R-R 1928-10-21 32Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1957-19611957-1961      
36 Players