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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
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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 
    12MIN@ LAAW4-29-3111Yes--5358-5
    13MIN@ LAAL5-69-4222Yes--5864-6 
    14MIN@ LAAL1-49-5222Yes15968-9 
    15MINvs CHAL3-59-6225Yes1.56273-11 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    16MINvs CHAW6-510-6223Yes16878-10 
    17MINvs NYAL4-610-7335Yes27284-12
    18MINvs NYAL3-710-8335Yes27591-16 
    19MINvs NYAL2-510-9558Yes37796-19
    20MINvs BOSW5-111-9446Yes38297-15 
    21MINvs BOSL9-1111-10449Yes591108-17
    22MINvs BALL5-1311-11559Yes5.596121-25
    23MINvs BALW10-612-11449Yes5.5106127-21
    24MINvs BALL7-812-125510Yes5.5113135-22
    25MINvs LAAW5-413-12449Yes5.5118139-21
    26MINvs LAAW13-614-12448Yes5.5131145-14 
    27MINvs LAAW4-315-12337Yes4135148-13 
    28MIN@ CHAW5-016-12335Yes4140148-8 
    29MIN@ CHAL4-516-13337Yes5144153-9 
    30MINvs KC1L3-416-14337Yes5.5147157-10 
    31MINvs KC1W11-117-14227Yes51581580 
    32MINvs KC1W2-018-14227Yes41601582 
    33MINvs CLEL0-918-16337Yes5.5160169-9 
    34MINvs CLEL0-218-16337Yes5.5160169-9 
    35MINvs CLEL5-718-17448Yes6.5165176-11 
    36MINvs DETL2-518-18559Yes7.5167181-14 
    37MINvs DETL4-518-19559Yes8.5171186-15
    38MINvs DETW7-619-19559Yes7.5178192-14 
    39MIN@ WS2L3-419-205510Yes7.5181196-15 
    40MIN@ WS2L4-1419-216611No7.5185210-25 
    41MIN@ WS2L4-619-227713No8.5189216-27
    42MIN@ CLEL3-419-247713No9.5197227-30 
    43MIN@ CLEL5-719-247713No9.5197227-30
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    44MIN@ DETL0-219-257713No10.5197229-32 
    45MIN@ DETL1-219-267713No11.5198231-33 
    46MIN@ DETL4-1019-288815No13.5205250-45 
    47MIN@ DETL3-919-288815No13.5205250-45 
    48MIN@ NYAL2-619-308815No14208262-54
    49MIN@ NYAL1-619-308815No14208262-54 
    50MIN@ NYAL2-719-319916No14210269-59
    51MIN@ NYAL1-519-329916No14.5211274-63 
    52MIN@ BALW3-120-329915No14214275-61
    53MIN@ BALL3-420-338815No14.5217279-62
    54MIN@ BOSL2-821-348815No15.5229292-63
    55MIN@ BOSW10-521-348815No15.5229292-63
    56MIN@ BOSL8-1021-359916No15.5237302-65
    57MINvs KC1W8-622-359916No15.5245308-63
    58MINvs KC1L2-922-369916No16247317-70 
    59MINvs KC1W4-323-369915No15251320-69 
    60MIN@ CHAW6-124-369915No15257321-64 
    61MIN@ CHAL1-524-379915No16258326-68
    62MIN@ CHAL3-424-399915No16.5268340-72 
    63MIN@ CHAL7-1024-399915No16.5268340-72
    64MINvs BALW5-425-399915No16.5273344-71 
    65MINvs BALL5-1125-409915No17278355-77 
    66MINvs BALL2-825-419915No18280363-83 
    67MINvs NYAW4-026-419915No18284363-79 
    68MINvs NYAL7-1026-429915No19291373-82
    69MINvs NYAL4-826-439916No19.5295381-86
    70MINvs BOSW6-528-439915No17.5307389-82 
    71MINvs BOSW6-328-439915No17.5307389-82
    72MINvs BOSL2-628-449916No18.5309395-86 
    73MINvs BOSL5-928-459916No19.5314404-90 
    74MIN@ KC1W8-229-459916No19.5322406-84 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    75MIN@ KC1W9-330-458815No19.5331409-78 
    76MIN@ KC1L7-830-469916No19.5338417-79 
    77MINvs CHAW7-631-468815No19345423-78
    78MINvs CHAW6-433-468814No18355429-74 
    79MINvs CHAW4-233-468814No18355429-74 
    80MINvs LAAL2-633-478815No18.5357435-78
    81MINvs LAAL11-1233-488815No19.5368447-79 
    82MIN@ WS2L0-333-498815No19.5368450-82 
    83MIN@ WS2L2-333-508815No20.5370453-83
    84MIN@ WS2W7-134-508815No21377454-77 
    85MIN@ CLEW9-635-508815No20.5386460-74
    86MIN@ DETW5-236-508815No19.5391462-71 
    87MIN@ DETL1-236-518815No20.5392464-72 
    88MIN@ CLEL5-737-528815No21.5409476-67
    89MIN@ CLEW12-537-528815No21.5409476-67 
    90MIN@ LAAL1-437-538815No22410480-70 
    91MIN@ LAAW6-038-548815No21.5417482-65 
    92MIN@ LAAL1-238-548815No21.5417482-65 
    93MINvs CLEW4-339-548814No21421485-64 
    94MINvs CLEL0-439-558814No21.5421489-68 
    95MINvs CLEW10-040-558814No22431489-58 
    96MINvs WS2L1-240-568814No22.5432491-59 
    97MINvs WS2W10-941-568814No22.5442500-58
    98MINvs WS2W5-242-568814No22447502-55 
    99MIN@ DETW4-343-568814No21451505-54
    100MIN@ DETW5-444-567713No21456509-53
    101MIN@ DETW4-045-566612No19.5460509-49 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    102MIN@ BALW4-346-577713No20.5467516-49
    103MIN@ BALL3-446-577713No20.5467516-49 
    104MIN@ BALL0-346-587713No20.5467519-52 
    105MIN@ NYAL5-846-598814No21.5472527-55 
    106MIN@ NYAL1-246-608814No22.5473529-56 
    107MIN@ NYAL6-746-628814No24.5481539-58 
    108MIN@ NYAL2-346-628814No24.5481539-58 
    109MIN@ BOSL4-546-648815No26489549-60 
    110MIN@ BOSL4-546-648815No26489549-60
    111MIN@ BOSW6-547-648814No26495554-59 
    112MIN@ BOSL4-547-658814No27499559-60
    113MIN@ BOSL2-347-668815No28501562-61
    114MINvs DETW2-148-667713No28503563-60 
    115MINvs DETL3-1748-678814No28506580-74 
    116MINvs DETW13-549-678814No27.5519585-66
    117MINvs KC1W6-250-677713No27526591-65 
    118MINvs KC1W9-451-677713No26535595-60 
    119MINvs KC1L7-1251-687713No27542607-65
    120MIN@ LAAL2-551-697714No27.5544612-68 
    121MIN@ LAAW5-352-697713No27.5549615-66
    122MIN@ LAAW9-753-697713No28558622-64
    123MIN@ CHAL3-453-707713No28561626-65 
    124MIN@ CHAW4-054-707713No28565626-61 
    125MIN@ CHAW3-055-707713No27568626-58 
    126MINvs BALL2-555-717713No28570631-61 
    127MINvs BALL4-755-727713No29574638-64
    128MINvs BALL0-355-737713No30574641-67 
    129MINvs NYAW3-056-737713No29577641-64 
    130MINvs NYAL0-456-747713No30577645-68 
    131MINvs NYAW5-457-747713No29582649-67 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    132MINvs BOSW5-158-747713No29587650-63 
    133MINvs BOSL1-258-757713No30588652-64
    134MINvs BOSL6-858-767713No31594660-66
    135MINvs CHAW9-559-777713No32608674-66
    136MINvs CHAL5-959-777713No32608674-66
    137MINvs CHAL3-360-777713No32611677-66 
    138MINvs CHAL3-660-797714No33.5616687-71 
    139MINvs CHAL2-460-797714No33.5616687-71
    140MIN@ KC1L4-660-807714No35620693-73
    141MIN@ KC1W5-461-807713No35625697-72 
    142MIN@ KC1L1-1362-817713No36633710-77
    143MIN@ KC1W7-062-817713No36633710-77 
    144MINvs LAAW5-263-817713No35.5638712-74 
    145MINvs LAAL1-564-827713No35642718-76
    146MINvs LAAW3-164-827713No35642718-76 
    147MIN@ CLEW3-265-827713No34.5645720-75
    148MIN@ CLEL0-265-837713No34.5645722-77 
    149MIN@ CLEW5-067-837713No34655725-70 
    150MIN@ CLEW5-367-837713No34655725-70
    151MIN@ WS2W3-168-837713No33.5658726-68 
    152MIN@ WS2W6-369-837713No33664729-65
    153MINvs WS2L4-670-847713No33.5678735-57
    154MINvs WS2W10-070-847713No33.5678735-57 
    155MINvs WS2L1-470-857713No33.5679739-60 
    156MINvs CLEL3-770-867713No34.5682746-64 
    157MINvs CLEW10-471-867713No33.5692750-58 
    158MINvs CLEL5-1271-877713No34697762-65 
    159MINvs DETL4-671-887713No35701768-67 
    160MINvs DETL4-671-897713No36705774-69 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    161MINvs DETL3-871-907713No37708782-74 


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