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1961 LOS ANGELES DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Los Angeles,CA
Team Record:  89-65   .578
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Walter Alston
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance:  1,804,250
Playoffs:  -

Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gil Hodges (37)
Youngest Player:  Willie Davis (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Lillis, Roger Craig, Don Demeter, Don Drysdale, Ron Fairly, Jim Gilliam, Gil Hodges, Frank Howard, Sandy Koufax, Norm Larker, Charlie Neal, Johnny Roseboro, Stan Williams, Larry Sherry, Johnny Podres, Duke Snider (4)
Top Hitter:  Maury Wills (11)
Top Pitcher:  Sandy Koufax (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  89.97%
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#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11vs PHI1W  6-21-0250,927 Don DrysdaleRobin RobertsDon DrysdaleRobin RobertsLarry Sherry624
1961-04-12vs PHI2W  3-22-0210,694 Johnny PodresFrank SullivanJohnny PodresFrank SullivanLarry Sherry945
1961-04-13vs PHI3L  7-82-1210,312 Roger CraigJohn BuzhardtTurk FarrellEd Palmquist 16124
1961-04-14vs PIT4L  3-62-2328,371 Sandy KoufaxJoe GibbonJoe GibbonSandy KoufaxClem Labine19181
1961-04-15vs PIT5L  1-42-3636,783 Don DrysdaleBob FriendBob FriendDon Drysdale 2022-2
1961-04-16vs PIT6W  13-63-3527,716 Stan WilliamsVern LawStan WilliamsVern LawEd Palmquist33285
1961-04-17vs SLN7L  5-93-4612,215 Johnny PodresBob GibsonBob MillerLarry SherryMickey McDermott38371
1961-04-18vs SLN8W  5-44-4513,865 Roger CraigAl CicotteRoger CraigAl CicotteRon Perranoski43412
1961-04-19vs SLN9W  7-25-4314,775 Don DrysdaleErnie BroglioDon DrysdaleErnie Broglio 50437
1961-04-20vs SLN10L  2-115-5512,054 Stan WilliamsCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsStan WilliamsBob Miller5254-2
1961-04-21vs CIN11W  5-36-5516,487 Sandy KoufaxJay HookSandy KoufaxJay Hook 57570
1961-04-22vs CIN12W  1-07-5117,744 Johnny PodresJoey JayJohnny PodresJoey JayLarry Sherry58571
1961-04-23vs CIN13W  5-18-5125,289 Roger CraigBob PurkeyRoger CraigBob Purkey 63585
1961-04-25vs SFN14L  1-38-6229,240 Don DrysdaleJack SanfordJack SanfordDon DrysdaleStu Miller64613
1961-04-26vs SFN15L  5-68-7427,032 Stan WilliamsMike McCormickJim DuffaloLarry SherryBobby Bolin69672
1961-04-29@ CHN16W  9-49-739,842Johnny PodresDick EllsworthJohnny PodresDick Ellsworth 78717
1961-04-30@ CHN17W  2-110-830Don DrysdaleGlen HobbieLarry SherryGlen Hobbie 80728
1961-04-30@ CHN18L  5-1010-8320,529Roger CraigBob AndersonBob AndersonRoger CraigDon Elston85823
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-02@ MLN19W  11-911-838,161Sandy KoufaxDon NottebartJim GoldenKen MacKenzieLarry Sherry96915
1961-05-03@ MLN20L  1-411-938,668Stan WilliamsWarren SpahnWarren SpahnStan Williams 97952
1961-05-04@ MLN21L  6-1011-1047,373Don DrysdaleBob BuhlCarl WilleyJim Golden 103105-2
1961-05-05@ PIT22W  10-012-10325,023Johnny PodresBob FriendJohnny PodresBob FriendTurk Farrell1131058
1961-05-06@ PIT23L  5-912-1149,736Roger CraigJoe GibbonJoe GibbonRoger CraigRoy Face1181144
1961-05-07@ PIT24W  4-213-11417,363Sandy KoufaxRed WittSandy KoufaxRed WittLarry Sherry1221166
1961-05-08@ PHI25W  4-314-1138,529Stan WilliamsDallas GreenTurk FarrellChris Short 1261197
1961-05-09@ PHI26W  5-215-11211,483Don DrysdaleArt MahaffeyDon DrysdaleArt Mahaffey 13112110
1961-05-10@ PHI27W  6-016-1128,170Johnny PodresFrank SullivanJohnny PodresFrank Sullivan 13712116
1961-05-12vs CHN28W  4-217-11217,122 Sandy KoufaxDon CardwellSandy KoufaxDon CardwellTurk Farrell14112318
1961-05-13vs CHN29W  7-318-11222,463 Stan WilliamsBob AndersonRon PerranoskiBob Anderson 14812622
1961-05-14vs CHN30L  8-1018-12221,733 Don DrysdaleGlen HobbieDon ElstonTurk Farrell 15613620
1961-05-15vs MLN31L  5-718-13218,880 Johnny PodresLew BurdetteLew BurdetteJohnny Podres 16114318
1961-05-16vs MLN32L  3-518-14417,690 Sandy KoufaxDon NottebartDon NottebartSandy KoufaxMoe Drabowsky16414816
1961-05-17vs MLN33W  2-119-14421,660 Stan WilliamsWarren SpahnStan WilliamsWarren Spahn 16614917
1961-05-19@ SFN34W  8-720-14331,245Don DrysdaleJuan MarichalRon PerranoskiBilly O'Dell 17415618
1961-05-20@ SFN35W  4-321-14233,906Roger CraigMike McCormickRoger CraigMike McCormick 17815919
1961-05-21@ SFN36W  3-222-14241,495Sandy KoufaxBilly LoesSandy KoufaxBilly Loes 18116120
1961-05-22@ CIN37W  2-123-1423,141Stan WilliamsBob PurkeyStan WilliamsBob Purkey 18316221
1961-05-23@ CIN38L  0-223-1526,628Don DrysdaleKen HuntKen HuntDon DrysdaleBill Henry18316419
1961-05-24@ SLN39L  2-723-16310,138Roger CraigLarry JacksonLarry JacksonRoger CraigLindy McDaniel18517114
1961-05-25@ SLN40W  1-024-1636,878Sandy KoufaxBob GibsonSandy KoufaxBob Gibson 18617115
1961-05-26@ MLN41L  2-1024-17310,613Stan WilliamsWarren SpahnWarren SpahnStan Williams 1881817
1961-05-27@ MLN42L  8-1024-18216,007Don DrysdaleBob BuhlClaude RaymondTurk Farrell 1961915
1961-05-28@ MLN43W  4-325-18219,239Roger CraigLew BurdetteTurk FarrellLew Burdette 2001946
1961-05-29vs SLN44W  2-126-18228,003 Sandy KoufaxLarry JacksonSandy KoufaxLarry Jackson 2021957
1961-05-30vs SLN45W  5-327-18318,598 Stan WilliamsBob GibsonStan WilliamsBob GibsonLarry Sherry2071989
1961-05-31vs CIN46L  7-827-19313,143 Don DrysdaleJoey JayJoey JayTurk FarrellJim Brosnan2142068
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-02vs SFN47W  6-228-19234,717 Roger CraigJack SanfordRon PerranoskiEddie Fisher 22020812
1961-06-03vs SFN48W  4-329-19151,853 Sandy KoufaxJuan MarichalSandy KoufaxJuan Marichal 22421113
1961-06-04vs SFN49L  2-429-20147,463 Stan WilliamsSam JonesSam JonesStan WilliamsStu Miller22621511
1961-06-05vs PIT50L  2-529-21214,715 Don DrysdaleVern LawVern LawRon PerranoskiRoy Face2282208
1961-06-06vs PIT51W  8-730-21215,784 Roger CraigJoe GibbonJohnny PodresRoy FaceLarry Sherry2362279
1961-06-07vs PIT52W  7-331-21119,967 Sandy KoufaxEarl FrancisSandy KoufaxEarl Francis 24323013
1961-06-08vs PIT53L  2-431-22217,599 Stan WilliamsBob FriendBob FriendStan WilliamsBobby Shantz24523411
1961-06-09vs PHI54W  3-132-22119,110 Don DrysdaleFrank SullivanDon DrysdaleFrank Sullivan 24823513
1961-06-10vs PHI55W  5-433-22118,908 Johnny PodresRobin RobertsLarry SherryJohn Buzhardt 25323914
1961-06-11vs PHI56W  6-334-22218,833 Sandy KoufaxArt MahaffeySandy KoufaxArt Mahaffey 25924217
1961-06-12@ SFN57L  4-734-23215,098Roger CraigJack SanfordBilly O'DellRoger CraigStu Miller26324914
1961-06-13@ SFN58L  3-434-24231,224Stan WilliamsSam JonesStu MillerStan Williams 26625313
1961-06-14vs CHN59W  7-035-24113,528 Don DrysdaleDon CardwellDon DrysdaleDon Cardwell 27325320
1961-06-15vs CHN60W  6-336-24113,348 Johnny PodresGlen HobbieTurk FarrellBarney Schultz 27925623
1961-06-16vs MLN61L  1-236-25232,860 Sandy KoufaxLew BurdetteLew BurdetteSandy Koufax 28025822
1961-06-17vs MLN62W  3-037-25237,606 Stan WilliamsBob BuhlStan WilliamsBob Buhl 28325825
1961-06-18vs MLN63L  2-1037-26338,706 Don DrysdaleCarl WilleyDon McMahonDon Drysdale 28526817
1961-06-20@ CHN64W  3-038-2625,868Sandy KoufaxGlen HobbieSandy KoufaxGlen Hobbie 28826820
1961-06-21@ CHN65W  4-140-2620Stan WilliamsDick EllsworthStan WilliamsDick EllsworthLarry Sherry29226923
1961-06-21@ CHN66W  4-240-26212,364Johnny PodresDon CardwellJohnny PodresDon CardwellLarry Sherry29627125
1961-06-22@ CHN67L  5-740-2724,821Roger CraigDick DrottBarney SchultzTurk Farrell 30127823
1961-06-23@ CIN68L  4-540-28227,868Don DrysdaleJim O'TooleJim BrosnanRon Perranoski 30528322
1961-06-24@ CIN69W  9-741-28214,380Sandy KoufaxJim MaloneyRon PerranoskiBill HenryRoger Craig31429024
1961-06-25@ CIN70L  2-341-29228,763Stan WilliamsJoey JayJoey JayStan WilliamsJim Brosnan31629323
1961-06-27@ PIT71W  9-542-29225,936Johnny PodresBob FriendTurk FarrellBob FriendLarry Sherry32529827
1961-06-28@ PIT72L  3-942-30221,581Don DrysdaleJoe GibbonJoe GibbonDon Drysdale 32830721
1961-06-29@ PIT73L  2-442-31221,520Sandy KoufaxEarl FrancisEarl FrancisSandy KoufaxRoy Face33031119
1961-06-30@ PHI74W  10-643-31217,518Stan WilliamsJim OwensStan WilliamsJim OwensTurk Farrell34031723
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01@ PHI75W  5-244-31219,064Johnny PodresJohn BuzhardtJohnny PodresJohn BuzhardtLarry Sherry34531926
1961-07-02@ PHI76W  2-145-31215,039Don DrysdaleRobin RobertsDon DrysdaleArt MahaffeyTurk Farrell34732027
1961-07-03@ MLN77W  3-246-31218,901Sandy KoufaxBob BuhlSandy KoufaxBob BuhlLarry Sherry35032228
1961-07-04@ MLN78W  6-547-31214,084Stan WilliamsBob HendleyStan WilliamsBob HendleyTurk Farrell35632729
1961-07-05vs SLN79L  1-947-32216,498 Johnny PodresBob GibsonBob GibsonJohnny Podres 35733621
1961-07-06vs SLN80W  10-148-32215,296 Don DrysdaleBob MillerDon DrysdaleBob Miller 36733730
1961-07-07vs CIN81L  7-1148-3420 Sandy KoufaxKen HuntKen HuntSandy KoufaxBill Henry37434826
1961-07-07vs CIN82L  1-448-34268,742 Stan WilliamsBob PurkeyBob PurkeyStan Williams 37535223
1961-07-08vs CIN83W  10-149-34239,937 Johnny PodresJim MaloneyJohnny PodresJim Maloney 38535332
1961-07-09vs CIN84L  3-1449-35220,040 Roger CraigJoey JayJoey JayRoger Craig 38836721
1961-07-13vs PHI85W  7-250-35214,238 Stan WilliamsArt MahaffeyStan WilliamsArt Mahaffey 39536926
1961-07-14vs PHI86L  5-750-36213,871 Johnny PodresJohn BuzhardtJack BaldschunRoger Craig 40037624
1961-07-15vs PHI87L  2-750-3728,062 Sandy KoufaxChris ShortChris ShortSandy Koufax 40238319
1961-07-16vs PIT88W  12-1151-37215,930 Ron PerranoskiEarl FrancisJohnny PodresRoy Face 41439420
1961-07-17vs PIT89W  6-452-37226,232 Stan WilliamsBob FriendStan WilliamsBob FriendSandy Koufax42039822
1961-07-19@ CIN90W  8-353-37222,664Johnny PodresBob PurkeyJohnny PodresBob Purkey 42840127
1961-07-20@ CIN91W  10-154-37219,550Sandy KoufaxJoey JaySandy KoufaxJoey Jay 43840236
1961-07-21@ SLN92L  1-1054-38213,922Don DrysdaleCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsDon Drysdale 43941227
1961-07-22@ SLN93W  5-455-38221,003Stan WilliamsLarry JacksonRon PerranoskiCraig AndersonRoger Craig44441628
1961-07-23@ SLN94W  2-156-38218,647Johnny PodresBob GibsonJohnny PodresBob GibsonLarry Sherry44641729
1961-07-25@ PHI95W  7-257-38210,391Sandy KoufaxDon FerrareseSandy KoufaxDon Ferrarese 45341934
1961-07-26@ PHI96W  6-158-38210,058Don DrysdaleJim OwensDon DrysdaleJim Owens 45942039
1961-07-27@ PHI97W  11-659-3828,415Stan WilliamsChris ShortRoger CraigJack BaldschunLarry Sherry47042644
1961-07-28@ PIT98W  6-460-38225,593Johnny PodresEarl FrancisJohnny PodresEarl FrancisTurk Farrell47643046
1961-07-29@ PIT99W  5-461-38111,822Sandy KoufaxHarvey HaddixRon PerranoskiAl McBeanTurk Farrell48143447
1961-07-30@ PIT100W  7-362-38118,273Don DrysdaleJoe GibbonDon DrysdaleJoe GibbonRon Perranoski48843751
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02vs SFN101L  0-662-39245,249 Johnny PodresJuan MarichalJuan MarichalJohnny Podres 48844345
1961-08-03vs SFN102W  4-363-39233,505 Stan WilliamsJack SanfordLarry SherryJack Sanford 49244646
1961-08-04vs CHN103L  2-463-40215,154 Sandy KoufaxBob AndersonBob AndersonSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz49445044
1961-08-05vs CHN104W  7-664-40243,247 Don DrysdaleJim BrewerLarry SherryDon Cardwell 50145645
1961-08-06vs CHN105W  11-465-40111,078 Johnny PodresJack CurtisJohnny PodresJack Curtis 51246052
1961-08-08vs MLN106W  7-366-40130,057 Sandy KoufaxLew BurdetteTurk FarrellLew Burdette 51946356
1961-08-09vs MLN107W  8-367-40123,385 Don DrysdaleDon NottebartDon DrysdaleDon Nottebart 52746661
1961-08-12vs SLN108W  5-168-40128,909 Johnny PodresLarry JacksonJohnny PodresLarry Jackson 53246765
1961-08-13vs SLN109W  8-069-40118,111 Stan WilliamsBob GibsonStan WilliamsBob Gibson 54046773
1961-08-14vs SLN110L  0-569-41124,400 Don DrysdaleErnie BroglioErnie BroglioDon Drysdale 54047268
1961-08-15vs CIN111L  2-569-42147,515 Sandy KoufaxJoey JayJoey JaySandy Koufax 54247765
1961-08-16vs CIN112L  0-669-4420 Larry SherryBob PurkeyBob PurkeyLarry Sherry 54248359
1961-08-16vs CIN113L  0-869-44272,140 Johnny PodresJim O'TooleJim O'TooleJohnny Podres 54249151
1961-08-18@ SFN114L  1-269-45230,145Don DrysdaleBilly LoesStu MillerLarry Sherry 54349350
1961-08-19@ SFN115L  0-569-46229,159Stan WilliamsJuan MarichalJuan MarichalStan WilliamsStu Miller54349845
1961-08-20@ SFN116L  8-1169-47240,031Sandy KoufaxJack SanfordJack SanfordSandy KoufaxDick LeMay55150942
1961-08-22@ SLN117L  4-569-48213,130Johnny PodresLarry JacksonLindy McDanielTurk Farrell 55551441
1961-08-23@ SLN118L  7-869-49213,933Don DrysdaleCurt SimmonsEd BautaRon Perranoski 56252240
1961-08-24@ SLN119L  1-1069-50217,947Stan WilliamsErnie BroglioLindy McDanielStan Williams 56353231
1961-08-25@ CIN120W  7-270-50229,013Sandy KoufaxBob PurkeySandy KoufaxBob Purkey 57053436
1961-08-26@ CIN121W  10-671-50220,328Johnny PodresJay HookJohnny PodresJay HookRon Perranoski58054040
1961-08-27@ CIN122L  5-671-5220Stan WilliamsJoey JayJim BrosnanRon PerranoskiJim O'Toole58554639
1961-08-27@ CIN123L  3-871-52230,195Don DrysdaleKen JohnsonKen JohnsonDon DrysdaleBill Henry58855434
1961-08-29@ CHN124W  2-172-52214,578Sandy KoufaxDon CardwellSandy KoufaxDon Cardwell 59055535
1961-08-30@ CHN125W  5-273-52211,292Johnny PodresDick EllsworthJohnny PodresDick EllsworthLarry Sherry59555738
1961-08-31@ MLN126L  1-273-53215,989Don DrysdaleBob HendleyBob HendleyDon Drysdale 59655937
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01@ MLN127W  4-374-53219,189Stan WilliamsBob BuhlTurk FarrellDon McMahon 60056238
1961-09-02@ MLN128L  0-474-54217,345Sandy KoufaxWarren SpahnWarren SpahnSandy Koufax 60056634
1961-09-03vs SFN129W  5-475-54230,018 Johnny PodresMike McCormickJohnny PodresMike McCormickTurk Farrell60557035
1961-09-04vs SFN130W  4-076-54232,109 Don DrysdaleJuan MarichalDon DrysdaleJuan Marichal 60957039
1961-09-05vs SFN131W  4-277-54229,635 Stan WilliamsSam JonesStan WilliamsSam Jones 61357241
1961-09-06vs SFN132W  9-578-54235,622 Sandy KoufaxJack SanfordRoger CraigStu MillerRon Perranoski62257745
1961-09-08@ SFN133L  3-778-55227,892Johnny PodresMike McCormickMike McCormickJohnny Podres 62558441
1961-09-09@ SFN134L  6-978-56228,635Don DrysdaleJuan MarichalDick LeMayRon Perranoski 63159338
1961-09-10@ SFN135L  1-778-57234,537Stan WilliamsBilly LoesStu MillerStan Williams 63260032
1961-09-11vs PHI136W  6-579-5729,064 Johnny PodresArt MahaffeyRon PerranoskiDon Ferrarese 63860533
1961-09-12vs PHI137L  10-1979-5828,629 Sandy KoufaxJohn BuzhardtChris ShortSandy KoufaxJack Baldschun64862424
1961-09-13vs PIT138L  2-879-59210,494 Don DrysdaleBob FriendHarvey HaddixTurk Farrell 65063218
1961-09-14vs PIT139W  7-680-5929,805 Stan WilliamsTom SturdivantEd RoebuckRoy Face 65763819
1961-09-15vs MLN140W  11-281-59223,911 Sandy KoufaxWarren SpahnSandy KoufaxWarren Spahn 66864028
1961-09-16vs MLN141W  8-782-59220,763 Roger CraigLew BurdetteStan WilliamsDon McMahon 67664729
1961-09-17vs MLN142W  4-383-59222,157 Don DrysdaleCarl WilleySandy KoufaxDon McMahon 68065030
1961-09-18vs CHN143L  3-583-60210,409 Phil OrtegaDon CardwellDon CardwellPhil Ortega 68365528
1961-09-19vs CHN144L  3-783-61210,792 Stan WilliamsBob AndersonBob AndersonStan Williams 68666224
1961-09-20vs CHN145W  3-284-61212,068 Sandy KoufaxDick EllsworthSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz 68966425
1961-09-22@ SLN146W  6-385-61215,154Don DrysdaleRay SadeckiDon DrysdaleRay SadeckiRon Perranoski69566728
1961-09-23@ SLN147W  8-586-61210,481Johnny PodresLarry JacksonEd RoebuckLarry JacksonTurk Farrell70367231
1961-09-24@ SLN148L  7-886-62215,130Sandy KoufaxBob GibsonBob GibsonSandy KoufaxLindy McDaniel71068030
1961-09-26@ PIT149W  5-387-6320Stan WilliamsBob FriendStan WilliamsBob FriendTurk Farrell71568332
1961-09-26@ PIT150L  0-887-6329,602Don DrysdaleJoe GibbonJoe GibbonDon Drysdale 71569124
1961-09-27@ PHI151L  1-287-6424,166Sandy KoufaxJim OwensJim OwensSandy KoufaxJack Baldschun71669323
1961-09-28@ PHI152W  10-088-6423,651Don DrysdaleChris ShortDon DrysdaleChris Short 72669333
1961-09-30@ CHN153L  1-288-6524,401Phil OrtegaDick EllsworthDick EllsworthPhil Ortega 72769532
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttLAN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01@ CHN154W  8-289-6524,325Stan WilliamsDon CardwellStan WilliamsDon CardwellRon Perranoski73569738


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