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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Jim Donohue1961-04-111961L  9-5 vs CLE  23000010009000--10-01st career game
Frank Lary1961-04-141961W  7-0 vs CHAWSHO910002500130000--23095-84Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Terry Fox1961-04-151961W  6-2 vs CHASv 3.110001000114000--60-01st career save
Terry Fox1961-04-191961W  5-2 @ CLEW 330000400013000--71-01st career win
Jim Donohue1961-04-231961W  3-2 vs LAAW 10000110004000--31-01st career win
Jim Donohue1961-04-231961W  3-1 vs LAASv 0.20000000002000--20-01st career save
Joe Grzenda1961-04-261961L  13-11 vs NYA  1.13220000006000--10-01st career game
Phil Regan1961-04-301961W  8-2 vs BALW 21000020007000--191-41st career win
Joe Grzenda1961-05-071961W  8-6 @ CHAW 10000000003000--31-01st career win
Frank Lary1961-05-161961W  10-4 @ BALW 964401510034000--237100-85100th career win
Jim Bunning1961-06-021961W  2-0 vs MINWSHO940001600032000--19874-57Complete game/Shutout
Jim Bunning1961-06-101961W  2-0 vs CLEW 8.250000500030000--20075-58200th career game
Jim Bunning1961-06-201961W  5-4 @ WS2W 7.2744121000032000--20276-5910 Strikeouts
Fred Gladding1961-07-011961W  11-8 @ BAL  2.141111200011000--10-01st career game
Fred Gladding1961-07-081961W  3-2 vs LAAW 11000210006000--31-01st career win
Frank Lary1961-07-091961W  1-0 vs LAAWSHO9300021000033000--248107-8810 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Jim Bunning1961-07-091961W  6-3 vs LAAW 8.11233111000038000--20679-5910 Strikeouts
Jim Bunning1961-07-191961L  4-2 vs BALLCG9544221100135000--20880-6011 Strikeouts
Manny Montejo1961-07-251961L  5-4 @ LAA  21000030007000--10-01st career game
Don Mossi1961-08-061961W  2-1 vs CLEWCG931112300031000--30472-463-hitter
Frank Lary1961-08-151961W  2-0 vs BALWSHO940002500133000--256111-90Complete game/Shutout
Ron Kline1961-08-181961W  5-0 vs BOSWSHO940001200032000--24657-85Complete game/Shutout
Ron Nischwitz1961-09-041961L  6-3 @ BAL  20000030006000--10-01st career game
Jim Bunning1961-09-081961L  9-2 @ BOSL 3.183200200018000--22085-641000th career strikeout
Howie Koplitz1961-09-081961L  9-2 @ BOS  11000220006000--10-01st career game
Jim Bunning1961-09-131961W  8-0 vs KC1WSHO950003600035000--22186-64Complete game/Shutout
Howie Koplitz1961-09-241961W  7-5 @ LAAW 22000021008000--31-01st career win


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