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1961 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 101-61 .623
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 841-671 + 170
Roster Continuity 59.73% 15/16
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: Rick Ferrell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,600,710 3/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Heffner
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
Third Base Coach: Phil Cavarretta
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
  • Complete listing of games for the 1961 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DETvs CLEL5-90-17714No159-4 
    2DETvs CHAW7-01-1448Yes11293 
    3DETvs CHAW6-22-1332Yes--18117
    4DET@ CLEW5-23-1222Yes1231310 
    5DET@ CLEW11-44-1223Yes0.5341717 
    6DETvs LAAW9-15-1222Yes--431825 
    7DETvs LAAW3-17-1111Yes--492128
    8DETvs LAAW3-27-1111Yes--492128 
    9DETvs NYAW4-38-1111Yes--532429 
    10DETvs NYAL11-138-2111Yes--643727 
    11DETvs BOSL2-58-3222Yes0.5664224 
    12DETvs BOSW9-59-3111Yes--754728
    13DETvs BALW8-210-4111Yes--855332
    14DETvs BALL2-410-4111Yes--855332 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    15DET@ WS2W6-311-4111Yes--915635 
    16DET@ WS2L4-511-5111Yes--956134
    17DET@ WS2W6-012-5111Yes--1016140 
    18DET@ CHAW8-413-5111Yes--1096544
    19DET@ CHAW11-814-5111Yes--1207347
    20DET@ CHAW8-616-5111Yes--1338251
    21DET@ CHAW5-316-5111Yes--1338251 
    22DETvs WS2W7-217-6111Yes--1448955 
    23DETvs WS2L4-517-6111Yes--1448955
    24DETvs WS2W7-118-6111Yes--1519061 
    25DETvs WS2L4-918-7111Yes--1559956 
    26DET@ NYAW4-319-7111Yes--15910257 
    27DET@ NYAW8-320-7111Yes--16710562 
    28DET@ NYAL4-520-9111Yes--17711859 
    29DET@ NYAL6-820-9111Yes--17711859 
    30DET@ BALW10-521-9111Yes--18712364 
    31DET@ BALW10-422-9111Yes--19712770 
    32DET@ BALW9-123-9111Yes--20612878 
    33DET@ BOSL0-123-10111Yes--20612977 
    34DET@ BOSL3-423-11111Yes--20913376 
    35DET@ KC1W5-324-11111Yes--21413678 
    36DET@ KC1W10-225-11111Yes--22413886 
    37DET@ MINW5-226-11111Yes--22914089 
    38DET@ MINW5-427-11111Yes--23414490
    39DET@ MINL6-727-12111Yes--24015189 
    40DET@ LAAL4-527-13111Yes--24415688 
    41DET@ LAAL1-1027-14111Yes--24516679 
    42DET@ LAAW9-428-14111Yes--25417084
    43DETvs KC1W5-329-15111Yes--26218280 
    44DETvs KC1L3-929-15111Yes--26218280
    45DETvs KC1L4-629-16111Yes--26618878
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46DETvs KC1L4-430-16111Yes--27019278 
    47DETvs MINW2-031-16111Yes--27219280 
    48DETvs MINW2-132-16111Yes--27419381 
    49DETvs MINW10-434-16111Yes--29320093 
    50DETvs MINW9-334-16111Yes--29320093 
    51DET@ CHAL0-834-17111Yes--29320885 
    52DET@ CHAL1-734-18111Yes--29421579 
    53DETvs CLEL0-135-19222Yes--29621779
    54DETvs CLEW2-135-19222Yes--29621779 
    55DETvs CLEL4-535-20222Yes130022278 
    56DETvs CLEW2-036-20222Yes--30222280
    57DETvs WS2L4-737-21222Yes131323578
    58DETvs WS2W7-637-21222Yes131323578 
    59DETvs BOSW7-138-21222Yes0.532023684 
    60DETvs BOSW4-239-21111Yes--32423886 
    61DETvs BOSL1-1039-22111Yes--32524877 
    62DETvs NYAW4-240-22111Yes--32925079 
    63DETvs NYAW12-1041-22111Yes--34126081
    64DETvs NYAL0-941-23111Yes--34126972
    65DET@ WS2W5-442-23111Yes--34627373
    66DET@ WS2W6-443-23111Yes--35227775 
    67DET@ CLEW15-744-23111Yes--36728483
    68DET@ CLEW5-445-23111Yes--37228884
    69DET@ CLEW6-346-24111Yes--38129586
    70DET@ CLEL3-446-24111Yes--38129586 
    71DETvs CHAL5-646-26111Yes--38731275
    72DETvs CHAL1-1146-26111Yes--38731275 
    73DETvs CHAW12-547-26111Yes--39931782 
    74DETvs CHAW5-248-26111Yes--40431985 
    75DET@ BALW6-549-26111Yes--41032486 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76DET@ BALW11-850-26111Yes--42133289 
    77DET@ BALL3-650-27111Yes--42433886
    78DET@ NYAL2-651-28111Yes--43034783 
    79DET@ NYAW4-351-28111Yes--43034783
    80DET@ BOSW6-252-29111Yes--43935782 
    81DET@ BOSL3-852-29111Yes--43935782
    82DET@ BOSW3-053-29111Yes--44235785
    83DETvs LAAL2-453-30112Yes--44436183 
    84DETvs LAAW3-254-30111Yes--44736384
    85DETvs LAAW1-056-30111Yes--45436688 
    86DETvs LAAW6-356-30111Yes--45436688
    87DETvs MINL2-556-31111Yes--45637185 
    88DETvs MINW2-157-31111Yes--45837286 
    89DETvs KC1W11-159-31111Yes--477376101 
    90DETvs KC1W8-359-31111Yes--477376101 
    91DETvs KC1W7-460-31111Yes--484380104
    92DETvs BALL7-860-32111Yes--491388103 
    93DETvs BALL2-460-33111Yes--493392101
    94DETvs BALW15-861-33111Yes--508400108
    95DET@ KC1L2-361-34111Yes--510403107 
    96DET@ KC1W6-463-34111Yes--533421112
    97DET@ KC1W17-1463-34111Yes--533421112
    98DET@ LAAW5-264-34111Yes--538423115 
    99DET@ LAAL4-564-35111Yes--542428114 
    100DET@ LAAW5-465-35111Yes--547432115 
    101DETvs MINL3-465-36222Yes--550436114
    102DETvs MINL4-565-37222Yes1554441113
    103DETvs MINL0-465-38222Yes0.5554445109 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104DETvs WS2W4-366-39222Yes1.5560454106 
    105DETvs WS2L2-666-39222Yes1.5560454106
    106DETvs WS2W2-167-39222Yes0.5562455107 
    107DETvs CLEW6-168-39222Yes0.5568456112 
    108DETvs CLEW7-669-39222Yes0.5575462113
    109DETvs CLEW2-170-40222Yes1.5582472110 
    110DETvs CLEL5-970-40222Yes1.5582472110 
    111DET@ CHAW3-071-40222Yes2585472113 
    112DET@ CHAW8-272-40222Yes2593474119 
    113DET@ CHAW3-273-40222Yes2596476120 
    114DET@ MINL1-273-41222Yes3597478119 
    115DET@ MINW17-374-41222Yes2614481133 
    116DET@ MINL5-1374-42222Yes2.5619494125
    117DETvs BALW2-076-42222Yes1624496128 
    118DETvs BALW3-276-42222Yes1624496128 
    119DETvs BALL2-876-43222Yes2626504122 
    120DETvs BALL1-376-44222Yes3627507120 
    121DETvs BOSW5-077-44222Yes2632507125 
    122DETvs BOSW3-278-44222Yes2635509126 
    123DETvs BOSW6-180-44222Yes2648516132 
    124DETvs BOSW7-680-44222Yes2648516132 
    125DET@ CLEW8-181-44222Yes1656517139 
    126DET@ CLEL2-481-45222Yes2658521137
    127DET@ CLEW6-082-45222Yes1664521143 
    128DET@ WS2W6-083-45222Yes1670521149 
    129DET@ WS2W7-485-45222Yes1687526161
    130DET@ WS2W10-185-45222Yes1687526161 
    131DET@ WS2W7-386-45222Yes0.5694529165
    132DETvs CHAL3-486-46222Yes0.5697533164
    133DETvs CHAL4-786-47222Yes1.5701540161 
    134DETvs CHAW8-287-47222Yes0.5709542167 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    135DET@ NYAL0-187-48222Yes1.5709543166 
    136DET@ NYAL2-787-49222Yes2.5711550161
    137DET@ NYAL5-887-50222Yes3.5716558158 
    138DET@ BALL3-687-52222Yes5.5720568152
    139DET@ BALL1-487-52222Yes5.5720568152
    140DET@ BALL0-187-53222Yes6.5720569151
    141DET@ BOSL4-887-54222Yes8724577147 
    142DET@ BOSL2-987-55222Yes9726586140 
    143DET@ BOSW3-188-55222Yes9729587142
    144DET@ BOSL7-888-56222Yes10.5736595141
    145DETvs KC1W3-189-56222Yes10.5739596143 
    146DETvs KC1W8-090-56222Yes10747596151 
    147DETvs KC1L2-590-57222Yes9.5749601148 
    148DETvs NYAL1-1191-58222Yes9.5754614140 
    149DETvs NYAW4-291-58222Yes9.5754614140 
    150DETvs NYAW10-492-58222Yes8.5764618146 
    151DETvs NYAL4-692-59222Yes9.5768624144 
    152DETvs LAAW6-293-59222Yes9774626148 
    153DETvs LAAW6-394-59222Yes9780629151 
    154DET@ LAAW6-495-59222Yes8786633153 
    155DET@ LAAW4-296-59222Yes8790635155
    156DET@ LAAW7-597-59222Yes7797640157 
    157DET@ KC1W6-498-60222Yes7806650156
    158DET@ KC1L3-698-60222Yes7806650156 
    159DET@ KC1L5-898-61222Yes8811658153
    160DET@ KC1W10-299-61222Yes7821660161
    161DET@ MINW6-4100-61222Yes7827664163 
    162DET@ MINW6-4101-61222Yes7833668165 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    163DET@ MINW8-3102-61222Yes7841671170 


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