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1961 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  101-61   .623
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Bob Scheffing
General Manager:   Rick Ferrell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,600,710
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gerry Staley (40)
Youngest Player:  Bill Freehan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (9)
Top Hitter:  Norm Cash (1)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Bunning (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  59.73%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Jim Donohue1961-04-111961L  9-5 vs DET000000000000000100001st career game
Jake Wood1961-04-111961L  9-5 vs DET411001200000000111201st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Jake Wood1961-04-151961W  6-2 vs DET311000010210000351311st career stolen base
Bubba Morton1961-04-191961W  5-2 @ CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Mike Roarke1961-04-191961W  5-2 @ CLE101000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Steve Boros1961-04-201961W  11-4 @ CLE31100030000200035120802 hit by pitches
Frank Lary1961-04-201961W  11-4 @ CLE5000000000400002238854004 strikeouts
Chico Fernandez1961-04-261961L  13-11 vs DET51410030000000051540316155494 hits
Joe Grzenda1961-04-261961L  13-11 vs DET101000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Bubba Morton1961-04-301961W  8-2 vs DET101000100000000410101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Mike Roarke1961-04-301961W  8-2 vs DET111000100000000420101st career RBI
Jake Wood1961-05-021961W  6-3 @ WS242202000011000015142820 Triples
Norm Cash1961-05-101961W  7-1 vs DET3111000000120002161552610362 hit by pitches
Bubba Morton1961-05-101961W  7-1 vs DET210000110110010820211st career stolen base
Steve Boros1961-05-111961L  9-4 vs DET412000010000000553602111st career stolen base
Steve Boros1961-05-121961W  4-3 @ NYA201000200000020563702312 sacrifice flies
Norm Cash1961-05-131961W  8-3 @ NYA1110000014000002191572610364 walks
Rocky Colavito1961-05-131961W  8-3 @ NYA54400240001000070566416947872 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
Bill Bruton1961-05-141961L  8-6 @ NYA5120001000000009271000472961241000th career hit
Steve Boros1961-05-211961W  5-3 @ KC1513101400000000654813211st career home run
Terry Fox1961-05-281961W  9-4 @ LAA1110000000001001510001st career hit
Jake Wood1961-05-301961L  9-3 vs DET311000000002000435142492 hit by pitches
Bubba Morton1961-06-041961W  9-3 vs DET5210013000000002041711st career home run
Mike Roarke1961-06-041961W  9-3 vs DET4120012000000001251301st career home run
Bob Bruce1961-06-111961W  7-6 vs DET2011001000000004080101st career RBI
Norm Cash1961-06-111961L  7-4 vs DET4220022000000002491953812892 home runs
Norm Cash1961-06-111961W  7-6 vs DET51400111011000025019939129104 hits
Rocky Colavito1961-06-111961L  7-4 vs DET4110011000000007356941795008500th career RBI
Norm Cash1961-06-131961W  7-1 vs DET32200240010000025120141133102 home runs
Bill Bruton1961-06-161961W  4-2 vs DET4240000100000009591032503051284 hits
Al Kaline1961-06-171961W  12-10 vs DET53410150000000011071265147650755 RBis, 4 hits
Bill Bruton1961-06-231961W  15-7 @ CLE5320024001000009641036523091282 home runs
Dick McAuliffe1961-06-231961W  15-7 @ CLE6110012000200001091401st career home run
Norm Cash1961-06-251961W  6-3 @ CLE42200240000000026121345144102 home runs
Paul Foytack1961-06-271961L  6-5 vs DET1110011000000002166312911st career home run
Jake Wood1961-06-281961W  12-5 vs DET3430012012000007284634104 runs scored
Rocky Colavito1961-06-301961W  6-5 @ BAL52420010010000175371218251084 hits
Fred Gladding1961-07-011961W  11-8 @ BAL100000000010000100001st career game
Rocky Colavito1961-07-051961W  6-2 @ BOS41200150000000075871918351785 RBis
Rocky Colavito1961-07-161961W  8-3 vs DET33200250000100076872718652882 home runs, 5 RBis
Rocky Colavito1961-07-201961W  15-8 vs DET33200250020000077273118953682 home runs, 5 RBis
Norm Cash1961-07-231961W  17-14 @ KC154420050010000028724449170124 runs scored, 5 RBis, 4 hits
Manny Montejo1961-07-251961L  5-4 @ LAA000000000000000100001st career game
Norm Cash1961-07-291961L  5-4 vs DET11000000000200029224949171122 hit by pitches
Bill Bruton1961-07-301961L  4-0 vs DET30100000000000010001067573241361000th career game
Jake Wood1961-08-081961W  3-0 @ CHA505100111000000110123947205 hits
Dick McAuliffe1961-08-111961L  2-1 @ MIN301100110100001464052311st career stolen base
Norm Cash1961-08-121961W  17-3 @ MIN44210140020000030526551179134 runs scored
Rocky Colavito1961-08-121961W  17-3 @ MIN53410030010000079375319356184 hits
Chico Fernandez1961-08-121961W  17-3 @ MIN61400050000000060047619181525 RBis, 4 hits
George Alusik1961-08-151961W  3-2 vs DET101000100000000510101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Bill Bruton1961-08-241961W  6-0 @ CLE51400120100000010231091603341404 hits
Rocky Colavito1961-08-271961W  10-1 @ WS253300360001000080877220057783 home runs, 6 RBis, 200th career home run
Dick McAuliffe1961-08-271961W  7-4 @ WS2412020100000000615853021 Triples
Ron Nischwitz1961-09-041961L  6-3 @ BAL000000000000000100001st career game
Al Kaline1961-09-071961L  8-4 @ BOS42410110000000011851368158685834 hits
Howie Koplitz1961-09-081961L  9-2 @ BOS000000000000000100001st career game
Al Kaline1961-09-161961W  10-4 vs DET42410020000001011941381158687844 hits
Steve Boros1961-09-171961L  6-4 vs DET10000010050000013410256345 walks
Bill Freehan1961-09-261961L  8-5 @ KC1402000100000000120101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Norm Cash1961-09-291961W  6-4 @ MIN53400110000000035031962210164 hits


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