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1961 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  83-71   .539
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Chuck Dressen, Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager:   John McHale
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,101,441
Playoffs:  -

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Warren Spahn (40)
Youngest Player:  Tony Cloninger (20)
Longest Tenure:  Johnny Logan, Joe Adcock, Bob Buhl, Lew Burdette, Del Crandall, Warren Spahn, Eddie Mathews (9)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (2)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.54%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9361.604--
LA Dodgers8965.5784.0
SF Giants8569.5528.0
Milwaukee8371.53910.0
St. Louis8074.51913.0
Pittsburgh7579.48718.0
Chi Cubs6490.41629.0
Philadelphia47107.30546.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11vs SLN1L  1-20-1833,327 Warren SpahnErnie BroglioLindy McDanielWarren Spahn 12-1
1961-04-13vs SLN2W  5-41-156,448 Lew BurdetteBob MillerSeth MoreheadLindy McDaniel 660
1961-04-14@ CHN3L  2-31-2711,299Bob BuhlBob AndersonDon ElstonBob Buhl 89-1
1961-04-15@ CHN4L  5-91-386,207Carl WilleyGlen HobbieDon ElstonDon Nottebart 1318-5
1961-04-20@ PHI5W  7-62-379,531Lew BurdetteDallas GreenRon PicheJohn Buzhardt 2024-4
1961-04-23@ PIT6W  3-13-3521,249Warren SpahnVern LawWarren SpahnVern Law 2325-2
1961-04-24@ PIT7L  6-73-4714,826Bob BuhlBob FriendBob FriendMoe DrabowskyClem Labine2932-3
1961-04-25@ SLN8W  4-34-457,635Lew BurdetteCurt SimmonsLew BurdetteCurt Simmons 3335-2
1961-04-26@ SLN9W  8-15-436,986Don NottebartLarry JacksonDon NottebartLarry JacksonRon Piche41365
1961-04-28vs SFN10W  1-06-418,518 Warren SpahnSam JonesWarren SpahnSam Jones 42366
1961-04-29vs SFN11L  3-76-5412,753 Bob BuhlJuan MarichalJuan MarichalBob Buhl 45432
1961-04-30vs SFN12L  4-146-6513,114 Lew BurdetteBilly LoesBilly LoesLew Burdette 4957-8
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-02vs LAN13L  9-116-758,161 Don NottebartSandy KoufaxJim GoldenKen MacKenzieLarry Sherry5868-10
1961-05-03vs LAN14W  4-17-758,668 Warren SpahnStan WilliamsWarren SpahnStan Williams 6269-7
1961-05-04vs LAN15W  10-68-737,373 Bob BuhlDon DrysdaleCarl WilleyJim Golden 7275-3
1961-05-05vs CIN16L  5-68-858,496 Lew BurdetteBob PurkeyJim BrosnanRon PicheBill Henry7781-4
1961-05-07vs CIN17L  4-58-1060 Warren SpahnKen HuntHowie NunnWarren Spahn 8186-5
1961-05-07vs CIN18L  0-48-10619,852 Don NottebartJim O'TooleJim O'TooleDon Nottebart 8190-9
1961-05-09vs CHN19W  8-59-1068,391 Bob BuhlGlen HobbieBob BuhlGlen Hobbie 8995-6
1961-05-10vs CHN20W  3-210-1059,132 Lew BurdetteDick EllsworthLew BurdetteDon Elston 9297-5
1961-05-12@ SFN21W  5-411-10535,046Warren SpahnSam JonesWarren SpahnSam Jones 97101-4
1961-05-13@ SFN22L  5-811-11529,150Bob BuhlJuan MarichalStu MillerBob Buhl 102109-7
1961-05-14@ SFN23L  7-811-12534,239Carl WilleyBilly LoesJim DuffaloRon Piche 109117-8
1961-05-15@ LAN24W  7-512-12518,880Lew BurdetteJohnny PodresLew BurdetteJohnny Podres 116122-6
1961-05-16@ LAN25W  5-313-12517,690Don NottebartSandy KoufaxDon NottebartSandy KoufaxMoe Drabowsky121125-4
1961-05-17@ LAN26L  1-213-13521,660Warren SpahnStan WilliamsStan WilliamsWarren Spahn 122127-5
1961-05-19@ CIN27L  2-313-14515,589Lew BurdetteJim O'TooleJim O'TooleLew Burdette 124130-6
1961-05-20@ CIN28W  9-514-1456,785Don NottebartKen HuntDon McMahonKen HuntMoe Drabowsky133135-2
1961-05-21@ CIN29L  6-715-1550Warren SpahnJoey JayJoey JayMoe Drabowsky 139142-3
1961-05-21@ CIN30W  3-215-15525,809Carl WilleyJim MaloneyCarl WilleyJim MaloneyClaude Raymond142144-2
1961-05-22vs PIT31L  1-215-16510,332 Bob BuhlHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixBob Buhl 143146-3
1961-05-23vs PIT32W  1-016-1659,367 Lew BurdetteBobby ShantzLew BurdetteBobby Shantz 144146-2
1961-05-24vs PHI33L  1-716-1759,120 Don NottebartArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyDon Nottebart 145153-8
1961-05-26vs LAN34W  10-217-17510,613 Warren SpahnStan WilliamsWarren SpahnStan Williams 1551550
1961-05-27vs LAN35W  10-818-17516,007 Bob BuhlDon DrysdaleClaude RaymondTurk Farrell 1651632
1961-05-28vs LAN36L  3-418-18519,239 Lew BurdetteRoger CraigTurk FarrellLew Burdette 1681671
1961-05-30@ PHI37W  3-119-1950Bob BuhlDon FerrareseBob BuhlDon Ferrarese 1711683
1961-05-30@ PHI38L  4-1119-19528,783Carl WilleyArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyCarl Willey 175179-4
1961-05-31@ PIT39L  1-919-20516,902Warren SpahnJoe GibbonJoe GibbonWarren Spahn 176188-12
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-01@ PIT40L  2-819-21519,128Lew BurdetteHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixLew Burdette 178196-18
1961-06-02vs SLN41L  1-319-22614,188 Carl WilleyRay SadeckiRay SadeckiCarl Willey 179199-20
1961-06-03vs SLN42W  9-320-22514,457 Bob BuhlLarry JacksonBob BuhlLarry Jackson 188202-14
1961-06-04vs SLN43W  7-121-22518,768 Warren SpahnBob GibsonWarren SpahnBob Gibson 195203-8
1961-06-05@ CIN44L  3-521-23516,841Lew BurdetteJoey JayJim BrosnanLew BurdetteBill Henry198208-10
1961-06-06@ CIN45L  3-721-24610,234Carl WilleyBob PurkeyBob PurkeyCarl WilleyJim Brosnan201215-14
1961-06-07@ CIN46W  3-122-24613,073Don NottebartKen HuntDon NottebartKen Hunt 204216-12
1961-06-08@ CIN47L  8-1022-2565,149Warren SpahnJim MaloneyJim MaloneyWarren SpahnJim Brosnan212226-14
1961-06-09@ CHN48L  10-1122-2667,912Bob BuhlDon CardwellBob AndersonWarren Spahn 222237-15
1961-06-10@ CHN49W  9-523-26618,127Lew BurdetteGlen HobbieDon McMahonGlen Hobbie 231242-11
1961-06-11@ CHN50W  8-424-2760Carl WilleyDick EllsworthWarren SpahnJoe Schaffernoth 239246-7
1961-06-11@ CHN51L  3-524-27634,599Don NottebartJack CurtisJack CurtisDon NottebartBarney Schultz242251-9
1961-06-14@ SFN52L  2-1124-28612,521Warren SpahnJuan MarichalJuan MarichalWarren Spahn 244262-18
1961-06-15@ SFN53L  3-624-29611,976Tony CloningerMike McCormickMike McCormickTony CloningerDick LeMay247268-21
1961-06-16@ LAN54W  2-125-29632,860Lew BurdetteSandy KoufaxLew BurdetteSandy Koufax 249269-20
1961-06-17@ LAN55L  0-325-30637,606Bob BuhlStan WilliamsStan WilliamsBob Buhl 249272-23
1961-06-18@ LAN56W  10-226-30638,706Carl WilleyDon DrysdaleDon McMahonDon Drysdale 259274-15
1961-06-20vs SFN57W  2-127-30616,808 Warren SpahnMike McCormickWarren SpahnMike McCormick 261275-14
1961-06-21vs SFN58W  5-328-30516,337 Lew BurdetteJack SanfordLew BurdetteJack Sanford 266278-12
1961-06-22vs SFN59W  8-629-30511,852 Bob BuhlJuan MarichalBob BuhlJuan MarichalDon McMahon274284-10
1961-06-23vs CHN60L  3-529-31520,202 Bob HendleyJack CurtisJack CurtisBob HendleyBarney Schultz277289-12
1961-06-24vs CHN61W  13-430-31520,988 Tony CloningerGlen HobbieTony CloningerGlen HobbieClaude Raymond290293-3
1961-06-25vs CHN62L  3-530-32525,454 Warren SpahnDon CardwellDon CardwellWarren SpahnBarney Schultz293298-5
1961-06-26@ SLN63W  9-631-32510,300Lew BurdetteLarry JacksonLew BurdetteLarry JacksonDon McMahon302304-2
1961-06-27@ SLN64W  3-032-32510,749Bob BuhlCurt SimmonsBob BuhlCurt Simmons 3053041
1961-06-28@ SLN65W  8-333-32510,930Bob HendleyBob GibsonBob HendleyBob GibsonDon McMahon3133076
1961-06-30vs CIN66L  0-433-33524,184 Warren SpahnJoey JayJoey JayWarren SpahnBill Henry3133112
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01vs CIN67W  5-134-33512,980 Lew BurdetteKen HuntLew BurdetteKen HuntDon McMahon3183126
1961-07-02vs CIN68L  5-834-3550 Don NottebartJim O'TooleJim BrosnanWarren Spahn 3233203
1961-07-02vs CIN69L  3-434-35529,487 Tony CloningerBob PurkeyBob PurkeyTony CloningerBill Henry3263242
1961-07-03vs LAN70L  2-334-36518,901 Bob BuhlSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxBob BuhlLarry Sherry3283271
1961-07-04vs LAN71L  5-634-37514,084 Bob HendleyStan WilliamsStan WilliamsBob HendleyTurk Farrell3333330
1961-07-05vs PHI72W  5-436-3750 Warren SpahnArt MahaffeyDon McMahonFrank Sullivan 3383371
1961-07-05vs PHI73W  4-036-37514,280 Lew BurdetteKen LehmanLew BurdetteKen Lehman 3423375
1961-07-06vs PHI74W  7-637-37510,439 Bob HendleyJohn BuzhardtJohnny AntonelliDon FerrareseDon McMahon3493436
1961-07-07vs PIT75L  5-637-38517,622 Tony CloningerHarvey HaddixAl McBeanWarren SpahnRoy Face3543495
1961-07-08vs PIT76L  3-437-39516,109 Bob BuhlJoe GibbonJoe GibbonBob BuhlBobby Shantz3573534
1961-07-09vs PIT77L  4-537-40520,845 Lew BurdetteClem LabineAl McBeanLew BurdetteRoy Face3613583
1961-07-13@ SLN78W  6-338-40512,604Tony CloningerBob GibsonCarl WilleyBob Gibson 3673616
1961-07-14@ SLN79L  1-238-41512,050Bob BuhlLarry JacksonLindy McDanielBob Buhl 3683635
1961-07-15@ SLN80L  4-1238-42516,140Lew BurdetteRay SadeckiCraig AndersonDon McMahonBob Gibson372375-3
1961-07-16@ SLN81W  9-139-42517,031Bob HendleyAl CicotteBob HendleyAl CicotteDon Nottebart3813765
1961-07-17@ CIN82W  13-440-42515,917Warren SpahnSherman JonesWarren SpahnHowie Nunn 39438014
1961-07-18@ CIN83W  12-841-42514,561Tony CloningerJim O'TooleLew BurdetteJim O'Toole 40638818
1961-07-19@ PHI84W  8-542-4360Bob BuhlArt MahaffeyBob BuhlArt MahaffeyDon McMahon41439321
1961-07-19@ PHI85L  1-242-43619,818Carl WilleyDon FerrareseDon FerrareseCarl Willey 41539520
1961-07-20@ PHI86W  5-143-4356,614Bob HendleyChris ShortBob HendleyChris Short 42039624
1961-07-21@ PIT87W  5-344-43528,290Lew BurdetteBob FriendLew BurdetteBob Friend 42539926
1961-07-22@ PIT88W  5-445-43516,417Warren SpahnBobby ShantzTony CloningerBobby ShantzDon Nottebart43040327
1961-07-23@ PIT89W  11-447-4330Bob BuhlHarvey HaddixBob BuhlHarvey Haddix 44140734
1961-07-23@ PIT90W  5-447-43326,531Carl WilleyEarl FrancisDon McMahonBob Friend 44641135
1961-07-24vs CIN91L  3-947-44424,537 Warren SpahnJoey JayJoey JayWarren Spahn 44942029
1961-07-25vs CIN92W  2-048-44421,442 Lew BurdetteKen HuntLew BurdetteKen Hunt 45142031
1961-07-26vs CIN93L  2-348-45422,337 Don NottebartKen JohnsonKen JohnsonDon NottebartJim Brosnan45342330
1961-07-27vs CIN94L  1-248-46419,917 Carl WilleyBob PurkeyBob PurkeyCarl Willey 45442529
1961-07-28vs SLN95L  2-648-47419,889 Bob HendleyLarry JacksonLarry JacksonBob Hendley 45643125
1961-07-29vs SLN96W  2-149-47415,972 Bob BuhlErnie BroglioBob BuhlErnie Broglio 45843226
1961-07-30vs SLN97L  3-550-4840 Lew BurdetteRay SadeckiLindy McDanielLew BurdetteEd Bauta46143724
1961-07-30vs SLN98W  3-250-48424,962 Warren SpahnBob GibsonWarren SpahnCraig Anderson 46443925
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02@ CHN99W  4-251-4940Carl WilleyGlen HobbieCarl WilleyGlen Hobbie 46844127
1961-08-02@ CHN100L  7-751-49419,587Bob BuhlJack Curtis 47544827
1961-08-03@ CHN101W  5-252-49411,556Lew BurdetteDon CardwellLew BurdetteDon Cardwell 48045030
1961-08-04@ SFN102W  2-153-49416,604Warren SpahnMike McCormickWarren SpahnMike McCormick 48245131
1961-08-05@ SFN103W  9-354-49319,878Bob BuhlSam JonesBob BuhlSam Jones 49145437
1961-08-06@ SFN104L  3-454-50424,336Carl WilleyJuan MarichalJuan MarichalCarl WilleyStu Miller49445836
1961-08-08@ LAN105L  3-754-51430,057Lew BurdetteSandy KoufaxTurk FarrellLew Burdette 49746532
1961-08-09@ LAN106L  3-854-52523,385Don NottebartDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleDon Nottebart 50047327
1961-08-11vs CHN107W  2-155-52540,775 Warren SpahnJack CurtisWarren SpahnJack Curtis 50247428
1961-08-12vs CHN108W  8-656-52419,859 Bob HendleyDon CardwellDon McMahonDick Drott 51048030
1961-08-13vs CHN109W  8-357-52421,485 Lew BurdetteBob AndersonLew BurdetteBob Anderson 51848335
1961-08-14vs PIT110W  8-358-52414,648 Bob BuhlHarvey HaddixTony CloningerHarvey Haddix 52648640
1961-08-15vs PIT111W  4-159-52416,843 Carl WilleyJoe GibbonCarl WilleyJoe Gibbon 53048743
1961-08-16vs PIT112W  2-160-52418,330 Warren SpahnBob FriendWarren SpahnBob Friend 53248844
1961-08-17vs PHI113W  7-661-52412,451 Bob BuhlRobin RobertsDon NottebartJack Baldschun 53949445
1961-08-18vs PHI114W  4-162-52415,791 Lew BurdetteJim OwensLew BurdetteJim Owens 54349548
1961-08-19vs PHI115W  4-363-52410,574 Tony CloningerFrank SullivanTony CloningerFrank SullivanDon McMahon54749849
1961-08-20vs PHI116W  5-264-5340 Warren SpahnChris ShortWarren SpahnChris Short 55250052
1961-08-20vs PHI117L  4-764-53424,637 Carl WilleyJohn BuzhardtJohn BuzhardtCarl Willey 55650749
1961-08-22@ PIT118L  1-464-54415,874Bob BuhlJoe GibbonJoe GibbonBob BuhlRoy Face55751146
1961-08-23@ PIT119L  6-764-55415,117Lew BurdetteEarl FrancisRoy FaceDon Nottebart 56351845
1961-08-24@ PIT120W  6-165-55416,653Warren SpahnBob FriendWarren SpahnBob Friend 56951950
1961-08-25@ PHI121L  4-966-5640Carl WilleyJohn BuzhardtJohn BuzhardtCarl Willey 57352845
1961-08-25@ PHI122W  9-466-56413,037Tony CloningerFrank SullivanTony CloningerFrank Sullivan 58253250
1961-08-27@ PHI123W  11-1067-5740Lew BurdetteChris ShortBob HendleyJim Owens 59354251
1961-08-27@ PHI124L  0-367-5749,263Bob BuhlArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyBob Buhl 59354548
1961-08-28@ PHI125W  7-168-5746,346Warren SpahnRobin RobertsWarren SpahnRobin Roberts 60054654
1961-08-29vs SFN126W  7-669-57321,407 Lew BurdetteJack SanfordDon NottebartDick LeMay 60755255
1961-08-30vs SFN127L  1-269-58414,277 Carl WilleyMike McCormickMike McCormickCarl WilleyStu Miller60855454
1961-08-31vs LAN128W  2-170-58315,989 Bob HendleyDon DrysdaleBob HendleyDon Drysdale 61055555
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01vs LAN129L  3-470-59419,189 Bob BuhlStan WilliamsTurk FarrellDon McMahon 61355954
1961-09-02vs LAN130W  4-071-59317,345 Warren SpahnSandy KoufaxWarren SpahnSandy Koufax 61755958
1961-09-03@ CHN131L  5-672-6030Lew BurdetteJim BrewerBarney SchultzLew BurdetteGlen Hobbie62256557
1961-09-03@ CHN132W  4-272-60322,706Tony CloningerDick EllsworthTony CloningerDick Ellsworth 62656759
1961-09-04@ CHN133L  2-672-61316,230Carl WilleyJack CurtisJack CurtisCarl Willey 62857355
1961-09-05vs PHI134W  5-473-6138,018 Bob BuhlRobin RobertsLew BurdetteFrank Sullivan 63357756
1961-09-06vs PHI135W  1-074-61310,090 Warren SpahnJohn BuzhardtWarren SpahnJohn Buzhardt 63457757
1961-09-08vs PIT136L  1-274-62315,606 Bob HendleyBob FriendBob FriendBob Hendley 63557956
1961-09-09vs PIT137W  4-375-62312,320 Carl WilleyEarl FrancisDon NottebartRoy Face 63958257
1961-09-10vs PIT138W  4-376-62324,198 Warren SpahnTom SturdivantWarren SpahnTom Sturdivant 64358558
1961-09-11@ SLN139L  1-476-6337,423Lew BurdetteLarry JacksonLarry JacksonLew Burdette 64458955
1961-09-12@ SLN140L  1-476-6437,110Bob HendleyBob GibsonBob GibsonBob Hendley 64559352
1961-09-13@ CIN141L  0-176-65421,632Carl WilleyJoey JayJoey JayCarl Willey 64559451
1961-09-15@ LAN142L  2-1176-66423,911Warren SpahnSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxWarren Spahn 64760542
1961-09-16@ LAN143L  7-876-67520,763Lew BurdetteRoger CraigStan WilliamsDon McMahon 65461341
1961-09-17@ LAN144L  3-476-68522,157Carl WilleyDon DrysdaleSandy KoufaxDon McMahon 65761740
1961-09-18@ SFN145L  2-376-69512,995Bob HendleyJim DuffaloStu MillerBob Hendley 65962039
1961-09-19@ SFN146L  10-1176-7057,939Warren SpahnJack SanfordStu MillerCarl Willey 66963138
1961-09-20@ SFN147W  7-477-7058,890Lew BurdetteMike McCormickLew BurdetteMike McCormick 67663541
1961-09-23vs CHN148W  6-378-7048,706 Tony CloningerJack CurtisTony CloningerJack Curtis 68263844
1961-09-24vs CHN149W  8-079-7150 Warren SpahnDon CardwellWarren SpahnDon Cardwell 69063852
1961-09-24vs CHN150L  2-479-7157,262 Bob HendleyDick EllsworthDick EllsworthBob HendleyGlen Hobbie69264250
1961-09-25vs SLN151W  2-180-7144,689 Carl WilleyRay WashburnCarl WilleyRay WashburnDon McMahon69464351
1961-09-26vs SLN152W  9-281-7144,277 Lew BurdetteRay SadeckiLew BurdetteRay Sadecki 70364558
1961-09-29vs SFN153W  4-182-7145,943 Warren SpahnJack SanfordWarren SpahnJack Sanford 70764661
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01vs SFN154L  2-883-7240 Lew BurdetteBilly O'DellBilly O'DellLew Burdette 70965455
1961-10-01vs SFN155W  3-283-72410,690 Ron PicheMike McCormickRon PicheBobby Bolin 71265656


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