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1961 New York Yankees (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 109-53 .673
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 827-612 + 215
Roster Continuity 81.94% 4/16
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,747,725 2/18
Playoffs: Won World Series (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earl Torgeson
Assistant Coach: Frankie Crosetti
Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
Hitting Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
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 New York Yankees. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 New York Yankees Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1NYAvs MINL0-60-15513No106-6 
    2NYAvs KC1W5-31-16611Yes0.559-4
    3NYAvs KC1W3-02-1555Yes189-1 
    4NYAvs LAAW7-54-1332Yes0.519163
    5NYAvs LAAW4-24-1332Yes0.519163
    6NYA@ BALW4-25-1111Yes--23185 
    7NYA@ BALL3-55-3333Yes131283 
    8NYA@ BALL5-55-3333Yes131283 
    9NYA@ BALL1-45-4334Yes2.532320
    10NYA@ DETL3-45-5559Yes3.53536-1 
    11NYA@ DETW13-116-5447Yes2.548471 
    12NYAvs CLEW4-37-5334Yes252502 
    13NYAvs CLEW4-28-5333Yes1.556524
    14NYA@ WS2W4-39-6333Yes1.561574
    15NYA@ WS2L1-29-6333Yes1.561574
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    16NYA@ MINW6-410-6222Yes1.567616
    17NYA@ MINW7-311-6222Yes0.5746410 
    18NYA@ MINW5-212-6222Yes0.5796613
    19NYA@ LAAW5-413-6222Yes0.5847014
    20NYA@ LAAL3-513-7222Yes1.5877512 
    21NYA@ LAAL3-513-8223Yes3908010
    22NYA@ KC1L4-513-9223Yes3.594859
    23NYA@ KC1W9-414-9223Yes3.51038914 
    24NYAvs DETL3-414-10224Yes41069313 
    25NYAvs DETL3-814-11336Yes51091018 
    26NYAvs DETW5-416-11224Yes312211111 
    27NYAvs DETW8-616-11224Yes312211111 
    28NYAvs WS2L2-316-12224Yes4.512411410
    29NYAvs WS2L7-816-13336Yes5.51311229
    30NYA@ CLEL7-916-14448Yes5.51381317
    31NYA@ CLEL3-416-15559Yes5.51411356 
    32NYAvs BALW4-217-16559Yes61471407 
    33NYAvs BALL2-317-16559Yes61471407
    34NYAvs BALW8-218-16337Yes615514213
    35NYAvs BOSW3-219-16448Yes6.515814414 
    36NYAvs BOSW6-420-16447Yes5.516414816
    37NYAvs CHAW5-321-17448Yes517816513 
    38NYAvs CHAL9-1421-17448Yes517816513
    39NYA@ BOSL1-221-18448Yes5.517916712 
    40NYA@ BOSW12-322-18447Yes519117021
    41NYA@ BOSW7-623-18447Yes419817622
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    42NYA@ BOSL5-723-19448Yes520318320
    43NYA@ CHAW6-224-19336Yes520918524 
    44NYA@ CHAL5-624-20448Yes621419123 
    45NYA@ CHAW10-125-20336Yes6.522419232 
    46NYAvs MINW6-227-20335Yes523619541
    47NYAvs MINW6-127-20335Yes523619541 
    48NYAvs MINW7-228-20335Yes424319746
    49NYAvs MINW5-129-20334Yes3.524819850 
    50NYAvs KC1L6-930-21334Yes3.526020852 
    51NYAvs KC1W6-130-21334Yes3.526020852 
    52NYAvs KC1W8-631-21333Yes3.526821454 
    53NYAvs KC1W5-332-21333Yes2.527321756 
    54NYAvs LAAW2-134-21333Yes2.528021961 
    55NYAvs LAAW5-134-21333Yes2.528021961
    56NYAvs LAAW3-135-21333Yes1.528322063 
    57NYA@ CLEL2-735-22333Yes2.528522758
    58NYA@ CLEW11-536-22333Yes229623264
    59NYA@ CLEW3-237-22333Yes129923465 
    60NYA@ DETL2-437-23333Yes230123863 
    61NYA@ DETL10-1237-24334Yes331125061
    62NYA@ DETW9-038-24334Yes232025070
    63NYA@ KC1L3-438-25334Yes2.532325469 
    64NYA@ KC1W6-239-25334Yes2.532925673
    65NYA@ KC1W5-340-25223Yes233425975
    66NYA@ KC1W8-341-25223Yes234226280
    67NYA@ MINL0-441-26223Yes334226676 
    68NYA@ MINW10-742-26223Yes335227379
    69NYA@ MINW8-443-26223Yes2.536027783
    70NYA@ LAAW8-644-26223Yes236828385
    71NYA@ LAAL6-744-27223Yes1.537429084
    72NYA@ LAAL3-544-28223Yes2.537729582
    73NYAvs WS2W5-145-28222Yes338229686 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74NYAvs WS2W7-646-28222Yes338930287 
    75NYAvs WS2W13-447-28222Yes240230696
    76NYAvs DETL3-448-29223Yes241131299
    77NYAvs DETW6-248-29223Yes241131299 
    78NYAvs CLEW6-049-29223Yes1.5417312105 
    79NYAvs CLEW4-050-29223Yes1.5421312109 
    80NYAvs BOSW14-351-29223Yes0.5435315120 
    81NYAvs BOSW8-552-29222Yes0.5443320123
    82NYAvs BOSL6-953-30223Yes1.5452329123
    83NYAvs BOSW3-053-30223Yes1.5452329123 
    84NYA@ CHAW6-254-30223Yes1458331127
    85NYA@ CHAL1-654-31223Yes1459337122 
    86NYA@ CHAW9-855-31223Yes1468345123 
    87NYA@ BALW2-156-31222Yes1.5470346124 
    88NYA@ BALW5-057-31222Yes1.5475346129 
    89NYA@ WS2W5-358-31222Yes0.5480349131 
    90NYA@ WS2L4-858-33222Yes1486369117 
    91NYA@ WS2L2-1258-33222Yes1486369117 
    92NYA@ BOSW11-859-33222Yes0.5497377120 
    93NYA@ BOSW11-960-33111Yes--508386122 
    94NYA@ BOSL4-560-34222Yes1.5512391121 
    95NYAvs CHAW5-162-34222Yes0.5529392137
    96NYAvs CHAW12-062-34222Yes0.5529392137 
    97NYAvs CHAW5-263-34222Yes0.5534394140 
    98NYAvs CHAW4-364-34111Yes--538397141
    99NYAvs BALL0-464-35111Yes--538401137 
    100NYAvs BALW5-465-35111Yes--543405138 
    101NYAvs BALL0-465-37111Yes--544411133 
    102NYAvs BALL1-265-37111Yes--544411133
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    103NYAvs KC1W6-567-37111Yes--562421141 
    104NYAvs KC1W12-567-37111Yes--562421141
    105NYAvs KC1L1-667-38111Yes--563427136 
    106NYAvs MINW8-568-38111Yes--571432139 
    107NYAvs MINW2-169-38111Yes--573433140 
    108NYAvs MINW7-671-38111Yes--583441142 
    109NYAvs MINW3-271-38111Yes--583441142 
    110NYAvs LAAW4-172-38111Yes--587442145 
    111NYAvs LAAW5-473-38111Yes--592446146 
    112NYAvs LAAW2-074-38111Yes--594446148 
    113NYAvs LAAW3-175-38111Yes--597447150
    114NYA@ WS2W12-576-38111Yes--609452157
    115NYA@ WS2L1-576-39111Yes--610457153 
    116NYA@ WS2L2-1277-40111Yes--621473148 
    117NYA@ WS2W9-477-40111Yes--621473148 
    118NYAvs CHAL1-277-41111Yes--622475147 
    119NYAvs CHAW5-478-41111Yes--627479148 
    120NYAvs CHAW5-379-41111Yes--632482150
    121NYA@ CLEL1-579-42111Yes--633487146 
    122NYA@ CLEW3-280-42111Yes--636489147
    123NYA@ CLEW5-282-42111Yes--647491156 
    124NYA@ CLEW6-082-42111Yes--647491156 
    125NYA@ LAAL3-482-43111Yes--650495155 
    126NYA@ LAAW8-683-43111Yes--658501157 
    127NYA@ LAAL4-683-44111Yes--662507155 
    128NYA@ KC1W3-084-44111Yes--665507158 
    129NYA@ KC1W5-185-44111Yes--670508162 
    130NYA@ KC1W8-786-44111Yes--678515163
    131NYA@ MINL0-386-45111Yes--678518160 
    132NYA@ MINW4-087-45111Yes--682518164 
    133NYA@ MINL4-587-46111Yes--686523163 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134NYAvs DETW1-088-46111Yes--687523164 
    135NYAvs DETW7-289-46111Yes--694525169
    136NYAvs DETW8-590-46111Yes--702530172 
    137NYAvs WS2W5-392-46111Yes--710535175 
    138NYAvs WS2W3-292-46111Yes--710535175 
    139NYAvs WS2W6-193-46111Yes--716536180 
    140NYAvs WS2W8-094-46111Yes--724536188 
    141NYAvs CLEW7-395-46111Yes--731539192 
    142NYAvs CLEW9-196-46111Yes--740540200 
    143NYAvs CLEW8-797-46111Yes--748547201 
    144NYAvs CLEW7-699-46111Yes--764556208
    145NYAvs CLEW9-399-46111Yes--764556208 
    146NYA@ CHAW4-3100-46111Yes--768559209 
    147NYA@ CHAL3-8100-48111Yes--774571203
    148NYA@ CHAL3-4100-48111Yes--774571203 
    149NYA@ DETW11-1101-49111Yes--787576211 
    150NYA@ DETL2-4101-49111Yes--787576211 
    151NYA@ DETL4-10101-50111Yes--791586205 
    152NYA@ DETW6-4102-50111Yes--797590207 
    153NYA@ BALW3-1103-51111Yes--800592208 
    154NYA@ BALL0-1103-51111Yes--800592208 
    155NYA@ BALW4-2104-51111Yes--804594210 
    156NYA@ BALL3-5104-52111Yes--807599208 
    157NYA@ BOSW8-3105-52111Yes--815602213
    158NYA@ BOSL1-3105-53111Yes--816605211 
    159NYAvs BALW3-2106-53111Yes--819607212 
    160NYAvs BALL2-3106-54111Yes--821610211
    161NYAvs BOSW2-1107-54111Yes--823611212 
    162NYAvs BOSW3-1108-54111Yes--826612214
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    163NYAvs BOSW1-0109-54111Yes--827612215


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