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1961 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  70-90   .437
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele, Cookie Lavagetto
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,256,723
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Elmer Valo (40)
Youngest Player:  Gary Dotter (18)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (7)
Top Pitcher:  Camilo Pascual (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.76%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11@ NYA1W  6-01-0114,607Pedro RamosWhitey FordPedro RamosWhitey Ford 606
1961-04-14@ BAL2W  3-22-019,185Camilo PascualJack FisherCamilo PascualJack Fisher 927
1961-04-15@ BAL3L  0-82-117,555Chuck StobbsSteve BarberSteve BarberChuck Stobbs 910-1
1961-04-16@ BAL4W  10-54-110Pedro RamosChuck EstradaPedro RamosChuck EstradaRay Moore19154
1961-04-16@ BAL5W  6-44-1114,146Jack KralickHal BrownBill PleisBilly HoeftChuck Stobbs25196
1961-04-18@ BOS6W  3-25-112,309Jim KaatBilly MuffettJim KaatBilly MuffettBill Pleis28217
1961-04-21vs WS27L  3-55-2324,606 Camilo PascualJoe McClainJoe McClainRay MooreDave Sisler31265
1961-04-22vs WS28W  5-46-2217,445 Pedro RamosBennie DanielsBill PleisRudy Hernandez 36306
1961-04-23vs WS29W  1-07-2213,408 Jack KralickDick DonovanJack KralickDick Donovan 37307
1961-04-24@ KC110W  10-68-226,541Jim KaatDon LarsenRay MooreBud Daley 473611
1961-04-25@ KC111L  2-208-324,664Ted SadowskiNorm BassNorm BassTed Sadowski 4956-7
1961-04-27@ LAA12W  4-29-3111,931Camilo PascualEli GrbaCamilo PascualEli GrbaRay Moore5358-5
1961-04-28@ LAA13L  5-69-429,745Pedro RamosRon KlineTom MorganBill Pleis 5864-6
1961-04-29@ LAA14L  1-49-525,109Jim KaatKen McBrideKen McBrideJim Kaat 5968-9
1961-04-30vs CHA15L  3-59-6229,467 Jack KralickBob ShawBob ShawJack Kralick 6273-11
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-01vs CHA16W  6-510-625,777 Chuck StobbsFrank BaumannRay MooreTurk Lown 6878-10
1961-05-02vs NYA17L  4-610-7316,669 Camilo PascualArt DitmarJim CoatesCamilo PascualLuis Arroyo7284-12
1961-05-03vs NYA18L  3-710-8318,158 Pedro RamosBob TurleyBob TurleyPedro Ramos 7591-16
1961-05-04vs NYA19L  2-510-9518,179 Jim KaatWhitey FordWhitey FordJim KaatJim Coates7796-19
1961-05-05vs BOS20W  5-111-943,937 Jack KralickTom BrewerJack KralickTom Brewer 8297-15
1961-05-07vs BOS21L  9-1111-10423,389 Camilo PascualBill MonbouquetteMike FornielesCamilo PascualBilly Muffett91108-17
1961-05-09vs BAL22L  5-1311-1154,514 Pedro RamosChuck EstradaChuck EstradaPedro RamosGordon Jones96121-25
1961-05-10vs BAL23W  10-612-1145,410 Jack KralickDick HallJack KralickDick HallRay Moore106127-21
1961-05-11vs BAL24L  7-812-1257,471 Camilo PascualSteve BarberSteve BarberCamilo PascualHoyt Wilhelm113135-22
1961-05-12vs LAA25W  5-413-1244,739 Pedro RamosEli GrbaPedro RamosEli GrbaRay Moore118139-21
1961-05-13vs LAA26W  13-614-12410,103 Don LeeRon KlineEd PalmquistRyne Duren 131145-14
1961-05-14vs LAA27W  4-315-1237,825 Jack KralickKen McBrideRay MooreRon Kline 135148-13
1961-05-15@ CHA28W  5-016-1239,123Camilo PascualCal McLishCamilo PascualCal McLish 140148-8
1961-05-16@ CHA29L  4-516-13311,039Pedro RamosEarly WynnEarly WynnPedro Ramos 144153-9
1961-05-18vs KC130L  3-416-1438,878 Jim KaatRay HerbertRay HerbertJim Kaat 147157-10
1961-05-19vs KC131W  11-117-14211,768 Jack KralickEd RakowJack KralickEd Rakow 1581580
1961-05-20vs KC132W  2-018-14212,306 Camilo PascualJoe NuxhallCamilo PascualJoe Nuxhall 1601582
1961-05-21vs CLE33L  0-918-1630 Pedro RamosWynn HawkinsWynn HawkinsPedro Ramos 160167-7
1961-05-21vs CLE34L  0-218-16330,999 Don LeeMudcat GrantMudcat GrantDon Lee 160169-9
1961-05-22vs CLE35L  5-718-1745,425 Ed PalmquistBobby LockeFrank FunkTed Sadowski 165176-11
1961-05-23vs DET36L  2-518-18524,449 Jack KralickJim BunningHank AguirreRay Moore 167181-14
1961-05-24vs DET37L  4-518-19524,358 Camilo PascualDon MossiDon MossiCamilo PascualBill Fischer171186-15
1961-05-25vs DET38W  7-619-1958,549 Pedro RamosPaul FoytackPaul GielJim Donohue 178192-14
1961-05-26@ WS239L  3-419-20514,033Jim KaatJoe McClainJoe McClainJim Kaat 181196-15
1961-05-27@ WS240L  4-1419-2169,062Ed PalmquistHal WoodeshickJohn GablerEd Palmquist 185210-25
1961-05-28@ WS241L  4-619-22718,882Jack KralickBennie DanielsMarty KutynaJack KralickDave Sisler189216-27
1961-05-30@ CLE42L  3-419-2470Camilo PascualWynn HawkinsFrank FunkCamilo Pascual 192220-28
1961-05-30@ CLE43L  5-719-24713,861Pedro RamosMudcat GrantMudcat GrantPedro RamosBarry Latman197227-30
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-02@ DET44L  0-219-25722,141Jack KralickJim BunningJim BunningJack Kralick 197229-32
1961-06-03@ DET45L  1-219-26711,311Pedro RamosDon MossiDon MossiPedro Ramos 198231-33
1961-06-04@ DET46L  4-1019-2880Camilo PascualFrank LaryFrank LaryCamilo Pascual 202241-39
1961-06-04@ DET47L  3-919-28832,761Jim KaatBob BrucePaul FoytackJim Kaat 205250-45
1961-06-05@ NYA48L  2-619-3080Don LeeJim CoatesJim CoatesDon LeeLuis Arroyo207256-49
1961-06-05@ NYA49L  1-619-30823,103Chuck StobbsRollie SheldonRollie SheldonChuck Stobbs 208262-54
1961-06-06@ NYA50L  2-719-31917,129Jack KralickWhitey FordWhitey FordJack KralickLuis Arroyo210269-59
1961-06-07@ NYA51L  1-519-3299,016Pedro RamosRalph TerryRalph TerryPedro Ramos 211274-63
1961-06-08@ BAL52W  3-120-3296,751Jim KaatJack FisherJim KaatJack FisherChuck Stobbs214275-61
1961-06-10@ BAL53L  3-420-3388,183Camilo PascualHal BrownHal BrownCamilo PascualHoyt Wilhelm217279-62
1961-06-11@ BOS54L  2-821-3480Pedro RamosDon SchwallDon SchwallPedro RamosMike Fornieles219287-68
1961-06-11@ BOS55W  10-521-34818,809Jack KralickGalen CiscoJack KralickGalen CiscoDon Lee229292-63
1961-06-12@ BOS56L  8-1021-3592,984Gerry ArrigoIke DelockIke DelockGerry ArrigoMike Fornieles237302-65
1961-06-13vs KC157W  8-622-35911,375 Jim KaatNorm BassRay MooreNorm BassPedro Ramos245308-63
1961-06-14vs KC158L  2-922-36912,697 Camilo PascualJim ArcherJerry WalkerCamilo Pascual 247317-70
1961-06-15vs KC159W  4-323-36912,476 Jack KralickJoe NuxhallJack KralickGerry Staley 251320-69
1961-06-16@ CHA60W  6-124-36922,925Danny McDevittDon LarsenPedro RamosDon Larsen 257321-64
1961-06-17@ CHA61L  1-524-3799,022Jim KaatJuan PizarroJuan PizarroJim KaatWarren Hacker258326-68
1961-06-18@ CHA62L  3-424-3990Bert CuetoCal McLishTurk LownPedro Ramos 261330-69
1961-06-18@ CHA63L  7-1024-39922,644Camilo PascualRay HerbertRay HerbertCamilo PascualFrank Baumann268340-72
1961-06-20vs BAL64W  5-425-39917,851 Jack KralickHal BrownChuck StobbsJack Fisher 273344-71
1961-06-21vs BAL65L  5-1125-40915,711 Pedro RamosChuck EstradaHoyt WilhelmBert Cueto 278355-77
1961-06-22vs BAL66L  2-825-41910,397 Jim KaatMilt PappasMilt PappasJim Kaat 280363-83
1961-06-23vs NYA67W  4-026-41930,940 Camilo PascualBob TurleyCamilo PascualBob Turley 284363-79
1961-06-24vs NYA68L  7-1026-42935,199 Bert CuetoRollie SheldonRollie SheldonBert CuetoLuis Arroyo291373-82
1961-06-25vs NYA69L  4-826-43935,152 Jack KralickBill StaffordBill StaffordJack KralickJim Coates295381-86
1961-06-27vs BOS70W  6-528-4390 Jim KaatGalen CiscoDanny McDevittMike Fornieles 301386-85
1961-06-27vs BOS71W  6-328-43919,385 Pedro RamosGene ConleyPedro RamosGene ConleyDon Lee307389-82
1961-06-28vs BOS72L  2-628-44915,318 Camilo PascualIke DelockIke DelockCamilo Pascual 309395-86
1961-06-29vs BOS73L  5-928-4596,222 Bert CuetoDon SchwallArnold EarleyBert Cueto 314404-90
1961-06-30@ KC174W  8-229-4597,055Jack KralickJoe NuxhallJack KralickJoe Nuxhall 322406-84
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01@ KC175W  9-330-4584,921Jim KaatBob ShawJim KaatBob Shaw 331409-78
1961-07-02@ KC176L  7-830-4696,851Pedro RamosJerry WalkerEd RakowChuck Stobbs 338417-79
1961-07-03vs CHA77W  7-631-46830,392 Camilo PascualRay HerbertCamilo PascualTurk LownPedro Ramos345423-78
1961-07-04vs CHA78W  6-433-4680 Bert CuetoBilly PierceChuck StobbsFrank Baumann 351427-76
1961-07-04vs CHA79W  4-233-46823,592 Jack KralickCal McLishJack KralickCal McLish 355429-74
1961-07-05vs LAA80L  2-633-47816,169 Jim KaatEli GrbaJim DonohueJim KaatArt Fowler357435-78
1961-07-06vs LAA81L  11-1233-4888,899 Gerry ArrigoRyne DurenArt FowlerCamilo Pascual 368447-79
1961-07-07@ WS282L  0-333-49816,596Pedro RamosJoe McClainJoe McClainPedro Ramos 368450-82
1961-07-08@ WS283L  2-333-5089,147Jack KralickEd HobaughMarty KutynaJim KaatJohn Gabler370453-83
1961-07-09@ WS284W  7-134-50812,642Camilo PascualTom CheneyCamilo PascualTom Cheney 377454-77
1961-07-13@ CLE85W  9-635-5083,491Pedro RamosMudcat GrantPedro RamosMudcat GrantRay Moore386460-74
1961-07-14@ DET86W  5-236-50830,999Jack KralickFrank LaryJack KralickFrank Lary 391462-71
1961-07-15@ DET87L  1-236-51812,325Camilo PascualJim BunningJim BunningCamilo Pascual 392464-72
1961-07-16@ CLE88L  5-737-5280Jim KaatGary BellGary BellJim KaatBarry Latman397471-74
1961-07-16@ CLE89W  12-537-52816,945Bert CuetoWynn HawkinsDon LeeDick Stigman 409476-67
1961-07-18@ LAA90L  1-437-5384,002Pedro RamosKen McBrideKen McBridePedro Ramos 410480-70
1961-07-19@ LAA91W  6-038-5480Camilo PascualEli GrbaCamilo PascualEli Grba 416480-64
1961-07-19@ LAA92L  1-238-5487,990Jack KralickJim DonohueArt FowlerRay Moore 417482-65
1961-07-21vs CLE93W  4-339-54817,100 Don LeeWynn HawkinsDon LeeJoe Schaffernoth 421485-64
1961-07-22vs CLE94L  0-439-55825,382 Jim KaatMudcat GrantMudcat GrantJim Kaat 421489-68
1961-07-23vs CLE95W  10-040-55826,476 Pedro RamosBarry LatmanPedro RamosBarry Latman 431489-58
1961-07-25vs WS296L  1-240-56820,600 Jack KralickDick DonovanDick DonovanJack Kralick 432491-59
1961-07-26vs WS297W  10-941-56818,658 Camilo PascualBennie DanielsBert CuetoDave SislerRay Moore442500-58
1961-07-27vs WS298W  5-242-56817,491 Don LeeJoe McClainDon LeeJoe McClain 447502-55
1961-07-28@ DET99W  4-343-56835,034Pedro RamosPaul FoytackPedro RamosPaul FoytackRay Moore451505-54
1961-07-29@ DET100W  5-444-56713,420Jim KaatJim BunningJim KaatJim BunningBill Pleis456509-53
1961-07-30@ DET101W  4-045-56616,121Jack KralickFrank LaryJack KralickFrank Lary 460509-49
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02@ BAL102W  4-346-5770Don LeeChuck EstradaBill PleisChuck EstradaRay Moore464512-48
1961-08-02@ BAL103L  3-446-57714,379Pedro RamosDick HallHoyt WilhelmPedro Ramos 467516-49
1961-08-03@ BAL104L  0-346-5878,806Jim KaatHal BrownHal BrownJim Kaat 467519-52
1961-08-04@ NYA105L  5-846-59824,109Camilo PascualBill StaffordLuis ArroyoBill Pleis 472527-55
1961-08-05@ NYA106L  1-246-60818,880Jack KralickJim CoatesJim CoatesJack Kralick 473529-56
1961-08-06@ NYA107L  6-746-6280Pedro RamosWhitey FordHal ReniffRay Moore 479536-57
1961-08-06@ NYA108L  2-346-62839,408Al SchrollRollie SheldonRollie SheldonAl Schroll 481539-58
1961-08-07@ BOS109L  4-546-6480Don LeeIke DelockMike FornielesDon Lee 485544-59
1961-08-07@ BOS110L  4-546-64811,241Jim KaatDon SchwallDon SchwallPedro RamosArnold Earley489549-60
1961-08-08@ BOS111W  6-547-64817,499Camilo PascualBill MonbouquetteCamilo PascualBill Monbouquette 495554-59
1961-08-09@ BOS112L  4-547-65812,576Jack KralickGene ConleyGene ConleyJack KralickMike Fornieles499559-60
1961-08-10@ BOS113L  2-347-6688,044Al SchrollTracy StallardTracy StallardAl SchrollArnold Earley501562-61
1961-08-11vs DET114W  2-148-66734,117 Pedro RamosPaul FoytackPedro RamosPaul Foytack 503563-60
1961-08-12vs DET115L  3-1748-67828,871 Don LeeJim BunningJim BunningDon Lee 506580-74
1961-08-13vs DET116W  13-549-67829,383 Camilo PascualRon KlineCamilo PascualRon KlineRay Moore519585-66
1961-08-14vs KC1117W  6-250-67713,305 Jim KaatJerry WalkerJim KaatJerry Walker 525587-62
1961-08-15vs KC1118W  9-451-67717,614 Jack KralickJim ArcherJack KralickJim Archer 534591-57
1961-08-16vs KC1119L  7-1251-68718,894 Pedro RamosNorm BassNorm BassPedro RamosBill Fischer541603-62
1961-08-18@ LAA120L  2-551-6974,178Camilo PascualEli GrbaEli GrbaCamilo Pascual 543608-65
1961-08-19@ LAA121W  5-352-6972,857Jim KaatTed BowsfieldJim KaatTed BowsfieldRay Moore548611-63
1961-08-20@ LAA122W  9-753-6973,977Jack KralickJim DonohueAl SchrollTom MorganRay Moore557618-61
1961-08-22@ CHA123L  3-453-70714,181Pedro RamosFrank BaumannDon LarsenPedro Ramos 560622-62
1961-08-23@ CHA124W  4-054-70717,761Camilo PascualCal McLishCamilo PascualCal McLish 564622-58
1961-08-24@ CHA125W  3-055-7076,703Jim KaatRay HerbertJim KaatRay Herbert 567622-55
1961-08-25vs BAL126L  2-555-71724,974 Jack KralickJack FisherJack FisherJack Kralick 569627-58
1961-08-26vs BAL127L  4-755-72719,397 Al SchrollChuck EstradaChuck EstradaAl SchrollWes Stock573634-61
1961-08-27vs BAL128L  0-355-73719,406 Pedro RamosMilt PappasMilt PappasPedro Ramos 573637-64
1961-08-29vs NYA129W  3-056-73740,118 Camilo PascualRalph TerryCamilo PascualRalph Terry 576637-61
1961-08-30vs NYA130L  0-456-74741,357 Jim KaatBill StaffordBill StaffordJim Kaat 576641-65
1961-08-31vs NYA131W  5-457-74733,709 Jack KralickRollie SheldonJack KralickRollie Sheldon 581645-64
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01vs BOS132W  5-158-74711,917 Pedro RamosDon SchwallPedro RamosDon Schwall 586646-60
1961-09-02vs BOS133L  1-258-75711,473 Don LeeBill MonbouquetteBill MonbouquetteDon LeeArnold Earley587648-61
1961-09-03vs BOS134L  6-858-76717,396 Camilo PascualTracy StallardTracy StallardCamilo PascualArnold Earley593656-63
1961-09-04vs CHA135W  9-559-77720,036 Al SchrollFrank BaumannAl SchrollFrank BaumannRay Moore602661-59
1961-09-04vs CHA136L  5-959-77712,540 Jim KaatCal McLishJoe HorlenJim KaatTurk Lown607670-63
1961-09-05vs CHA137W  3-360-77711,099 Jack KralickBilly Pierce 610673-63
1961-09-06vs CHA138L  3-660-7970 Pedro RamosJuan PizarroJuan PizarroPedro Ramos 613679-66
1961-09-06vs CHA139L  2-460-79717,898 Camilo PascualDon LarsenDon LarsenCamilo PascualTurk Lown615683-68
1961-09-08@ KC1140L  4-660-8075,594Jim KaatJim ArcherDave WickershamJim KaatJohn Wyatt619689-70
1961-09-09@ KC1141W  5-461-8074,107Al SchrollBob ShawBill PleisEd Rakow 624693-69
1961-09-10@ KC1142L  1-1362-8170Jack KralickNorm BassNorm BassJack KralickDave Wickersham625706-81
1961-09-10@ KC1143W  7-062-8177,706Pedro RamosBill KunkelPedro RamosBill Kunkel 632706-74
1961-09-11vs LAA144W  5-263-8176,215 Camilo PascualDean ChanceCamilo PascualDean Chance 637708-71
1961-09-14vs LAA145L  1-564-8270 Don LeeTed BowsfieldTed BowsfieldDon LeeJim Donohue638713-75
1961-09-14vs LAA146W  3-164-8271,605 Jim KaatKen McBrideJim KaatKen McBride 641714-73
1961-09-15@ CLE147W  3-265-8274,503Jack KralickSam McDowellLee StangeFrank FunkRay Moore644716-72
1961-09-16@ CLE148L  0-265-8372,946Pedro RamosBarry LatmanBarry LatmanPedro Ramos 644718-74
1961-09-17@ CLE149W  5-067-8370Camilo PascualJim PerryCamilo PascualJim Perry 649718-69
1961-09-17@ CLE150W  5-367-8376,113Al SchrollMudcat GrantAl SchrollMudcat GrantRay Moore654721-67
1961-09-19@ WS2151W  3-168-8371,980Jim KaatJoe McClainJim KaatJoe McClain 657722-65
1961-09-21@ WS2152W  6-369-8371,498Jack KralickBennie DanielsJack KralickBennie DanielsDon Lee663725-62
1961-09-23vs WS2153L  4-670-8470 Pedro RamosClaude OsteenClaude OsteenPedro RamosDave Sisler667731-64
1961-09-23vs WS2154W  10-070-84711,121 Camilo PascualPete BurnsideCamilo PascualPete Burnside 677731-54
1961-09-24vs WS2155L  1-470-85710,975 Jim KaatDick DonovanDick DonovanJim Kaat 678735-57
1961-09-26vs CLE156L  3-770-8674,134 Jack KralickGary BellGary BellJack Kralick 681742-61
1961-09-27vs CLE157W  10-471-8672,992 Al SchrollJim PerryAl SchrollJim Perry 691746-55
1961-09-28vs CLE158L  5-1271-8773,323 Pedro RamosMudcat GrantWynn HawkinsPedro Ramos 696758-62
1961-09-29vs DET159L  4-671-8873,151 Camilo PascualJim BunningTerry FoxCamilo Pascual 700764-64
1961-09-30vs DET160L  4-671-8978,668 Jim KaatHowie KoplitzHowie KoplitzJim Kaat 704770-66
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01vs DET161L  3-871-90715,723 Al SchrollPaul FoytackPaul FoytackAl Schroll 707778-71


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