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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
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

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


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