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1961 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-90 .437
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 707-778 -71
Roster Continuity 81.76% 5/16
Manager(s): Sam Mele, Cookie Lavagetto
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,256,723 5/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clyde McCullough
Assistant Coach: Sam Mele
Assistant Coach: Floyd Baker
Assistant Coach: Ed Lopat
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 Minnesota Twins. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 Minnesota Twins Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1MIN@ NYAW6-01-0112Yes--606  
    2MIN@ BALW3-22-0113Yes--927  
    3MIN@ BALL0-82-1113Yes--910-1  
    4MIN@ BALW10-54-1111Yes--25196
    5MIN@ BALW6-44-1111Yes--25196
    6MIN@ BOSW3-25-1111Yes--28217
    7MINvs WS2L3-55-2333Yes0.531265
    8MINvs WS2W5-46-2222Yes--36306  
    9MINvs WS2W1-07-2222Yes0.537307  
    10MIN@ KC1W10-68-2222Yes0.5473611  
    11MIN@ KC1L2-208-3222Yes14956-7  
    12MINvs CHAL3-59-6225Yes1.56273-11  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    13MINvs CHAW6-510-6223Yes16878-10  
    14MINvs NYAL4-610-7335Yes27284-12
    15MINvs NYAL3-710-8335Yes27591-16  
    16MINvs NYAL2-510-9558Yes37796-19
    17MINvs BOSW5-111-9446Yes38297-15  
    18MINvs BOSL9-1111-10449Yes591108-17
    19MINvs BALL5-1311-11559Yes5.596121-25
    20MINvs BALW10-612-11449Yes5.5106127-21
    21MINvs BALL7-812-125510Yes5.5113135-22
    22MIN@ CHAW5-016-12335Yes4140148-8  
    23MIN@ CHAL4-516-13337Yes5144153-9  
    24MINvs KC1L3-416-14337Yes5.5147157-10  
    25MINvs KC1W11-117-14227Yes51581580  
    26MINvs KC1W2-018-14227Yes41601582  
    27MINvs CLEL0-918-16337Yes5.5160169-9  
    28MINvs CLEL0-218-16337Yes5.5160169-9  
    29MINvs CLEL5-718-17448Yes6.5165176-11  
    30MINvs DETL2-518-18559Yes7.5167181-14  
    31MINvs DETL4-518-19559Yes8.5171186-15
    32MINvs DETW7-619-19559Yes7.5178192-14  
    33MIN@ WS2L3-419-205510Yes7.5181196-15  
    34MIN@ WS2L4-1419-216611No7.5185210-25  
    35MIN@ WS2L4-619-227713No8.5189216-27
    36MIN@ CLEL3-419-247713No9.5197227-30  
    37MIN@ CLEL5-719-247713No9.5197227-30
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    38MIN@ DETL0-219-257713No10.5197229-32  
    39MIN@ DETL1-219-267713No11.5198231-33  
    40MIN@ DETL4-1019-288815No13.5205250-45  
    41MIN@ DETL3-919-288815No13.5205250-45  
    42MIN@ NYAL2-619-308815No14208262-54
    43MIN@ NYAL1-619-308815No14208262-54  
    44MIN@ NYAL2-719-319916No14210269-59
    45MIN@ NYAL1-519-329916No14.5211274-63  
    46MIN@ BALW3-120-329915No14214275-61
    47MIN@ BALL3-420-338815No14.5217279-62
    48MIN@ BOSL2-821-348815No15.5229292-63
    49MIN@ BOSW10-521-348815No15.5229292-63
    50MIN@ BOSL8-1021-359916No15.5237302-65
    51MINvs KC1W8-622-359916No15.5245308-63
    52MINvs KC1L2-922-369916No16247317-70  
    53MINvs KC1W4-323-369915No15251320-69  
    54MIN@ CHAW6-124-369915No15257321-64  
    55MIN@ CHAL1-524-379915No16258326-68
    56MIN@ CHAL3-424-399915No16.5268340-72  
    57MIN@ CHAL7-1024-399915No16.5268340-72
    58MINvs BALW5-425-399915No16.5273344-71  
    59MINvs BALL5-1125-409915No17278355-77  
    60MINvs BALL2-825-419915No18280363-83  
    61MINvs NYAW4-026-419915No18284363-79  
    62MINvs NYAL7-1026-429915No19291373-82
    63MINvs NYAL4-826-439916No19.5295381-86
    64MINvs BOSW6-528-439915No17.5307389-82  
    65MINvs BOSW6-328-439915No17.5307389-82
    66MINvs BOSL2-628-449916No18.5309395-86  
    67MINvs BOSL5-928-459916No19.5314404-90  
    68MIN@ KC1W8-229-459916No19.5322406-84  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    69MIN@ KC1W9-330-458815No19.5331409-78  
    70MIN@ KC1L7-830-469916No19.5338417-79  
    71MINvs CHAW7-631-468815No19345423-78
    72MINvs CHAW6-433-468814No18355429-74  
    73MINvs CHAW4-233-468814No18355429-74  
    74MIN@ WS2L0-333-498815No19.5368450-82  
    75MIN@ WS2L2-333-508815No20.5370453-83
    76MIN@ WS2W7-134-508815No21377454-77  
    77MIN@ CLEW9-635-508815No20.5386460-74
    78MIN@ DETW5-236-508815No19.5391462-71  
    79MIN@ DETL1-236-518815No20.5392464-72  
    80MIN@ CLEW12-537-528815No21.5409476-67  
    81MIN@ CLEL5-737-528815No21.5409476-67
    82MINvs CLEW4-339-548814No21421485-64  
    83MINvs CLEL0-439-558814No21.5421489-68  
    84MINvs CLEW10-040-558814No22431489-58  
    85MINvs WS2L1-240-568814No22.5432491-59  
    86MINvs WS2W10-941-568814No22.5442500-58
    87MINvs WS2W5-242-568814No22447502-55  
    88MIN@ DETW4-343-568814No21451505-54
    89MIN@ DETW5-444-567713No21456509-53
    90MIN@ DETW4-045-566612No19.5460509-49  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    91MIN@ BALL3-446-577713No20.5467516-49  
    92MIN@ BALW4-346-577713No20.5467516-49
    93MIN@ BALL0-346-587713No20.5467519-52  
    94MIN@ NYAL5-846-598814No21.5472527-55  
    95MIN@ NYAL1-246-608814No22.5473529-56  
    96MIN@ NYAL6-746-628814No24.5481539-58  
    97MIN@ NYAL2-346-628814No24.5481539-58  
    98MIN@ BOSL4-546-648815No26489549-60  
    99MIN@ BOSL4-546-648815No26489549-60
    100MIN@ BOSW6-547-648814No26495554-59  
    101MIN@ BOSL4-547-658814No27499559-60
    102MIN@ BOSL2-347-668815No28501562-61
    103MINvs DETW2-148-667713No28503563-60  
    104MINvs DETL3-1748-678814No28506580-74  
    105MINvs DETW13-549-678814No27.5519585-66
    106MINvs KC1W6-250-677713No27526591-65  
    107MINvs KC1W9-451-677713No26535595-60  
    108MINvs KC1L7-1251-687713No27542607-65
    109MIN@ CHAL3-453-707713No28561626-65  
    110MIN@ CHAW4-054-707713No28565626-61  
    111MIN@ CHAW3-055-707713No27568626-58  
    112MINvs BALL2-555-717713No28570631-61  
    113MINvs BALL4-755-727713No29574638-64
    114MINvs BALL0-355-737713No30574641-67  
    115MINvs NYAW3-056-737713No29577641-64  
    116MINvs NYAL0-456-747713No30577645-68  
    117MINvs NYAW5-457-747713No29582649-67  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    118MINvs BOSW5-158-747713No29587650-63  
    119MINvs BOSL1-258-757713No30588652-64
    120MINvs BOSL6-858-767713No31594660-66
    121MINvs CHAW9-559-777713No32608674-66
    122MINvs CHAL5-959-777713No32608674-66
    123MINvs CHAL3-360-777713No32611677-66  
    124MINvs CHAL3-660-797714No33.5616687-71  
    125MINvs CHAL2-460-797714No33.5616687-71
    126MIN@ KC1L4-660-807714No35620693-73
    127MIN@ KC1W5-461-807713No35625697-72  
    128MIN@ KC1W7-062-817713No36633710-77  
    129MIN@ KC1L1-1362-817713No36633710-77
    130MIN@ CLEW3-265-827713No34.5645720-75
    131MIN@ CLEL0-265-837713No34.5645722-77  
    132MIN@ CLEW5-067-837713No34655725-70  
    133MIN@ CLEW5-367-837713No34655725-70
    134MIN@ WS2W3-168-837713No33.5658726-68  
    135MIN@ WS2W6-369-837713No33664729-65
    136MINvs WS2L4-670-847713No33.5678735-57
    137MINvs WS2W10-070-847713No33.5678735-57  
    138MINvs WS2L1-470-857713No33.5679739-60  
    139MINvs CLEL3-770-867713No34.5682746-64  
    140MINvs CLEW10-471-867713No33.5692750-58  
    141MINvs CLEL5-1271-877713No34697762-65  
    142MINvs DETL4-671-887713No35701768-67  
    143MINvs DETL4-671-897713No36705774-69  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    144MINvs DETL3-871-907713No37708782-74  


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