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1961 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  80-74   .519
Result:   5th in National League
Manager(s):  Solly Hemus, Johnny Keane
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  855,305
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Stan Musial (40)
Youngest Player:  Jerry Buchek (19)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (20)
Top Hitter:  Ken Boyer (5)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Gibson (12)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  83.81%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9361.604--
LA Dodgers8965.5784.0
SF Giants8569.5528.0
Milwaukee8371.53910.0
St. Louis8074.51913.0
Pittsburgh7579.48718.0
Chi Cubs6490.41629.0
Philadelphia47107.30546.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11@ MLN1W  2-11-0433,327Ernie BroglioWarren SpahnLindy McDanielWarren Spahn 211
1961-04-13@ MLN2L  4-51-146,448Bob MillerLew BurdetteSeth MoreheadLindy McDaniel 660
1961-04-14vs CIN3L  3-71-2619,077 Curt SimmonsJay HookBill HenryAl CicotteJim Brosnan913-4
1961-04-15vs CIN4W  4-02-254,197 Ernie BroglioJoey JayErnie BroglioJoey Jay 13130
1961-04-16vs CIN5W  5-33-234,470 Ray SadeckiJim O'TooleRay SadeckiJim O'Toole 18162
1961-04-17@ LAN6W  9-54-2212,215Bob GibsonJohnny PodresBob MillerLarry SherryMickey McDermott27216
1961-04-18@ LAN7L  4-54-3413,865Al CicotteRoger CraigRoger CraigAl CicotteRon Perranoski31265
1961-04-19@ LAN8L  2-74-4514,775Ernie BroglioDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleErnie Broglio 33330
1961-04-20@ LAN9W  11-25-4412,054Curt SimmonsStan WilliamsCurt SimmonsStan WilliamsBob Miller44359
1961-04-23@ SFN10L  1-26-530Ernie BroglioSam JonesSam JonesErnie BroglioBobby Bolin45378
1961-04-23@ SFN11W  7-46-5328,571Bob GibsonBilly LoesLindy McDanielBilly O'DellMickey McDermott524111
1961-04-25vs MLN12L  3-46-647,635 Curt SimmonsLew BurdetteLew BurdetteCurt Simmons 554510
1961-04-26vs MLN13L  1-86-766,986 Larry JacksonDon NottebartDon NottebartLarry JacksonRon Piche56533
1961-04-28vs PHI14W  10-97-765,620 Ernie BroglioRobin RobertsAl CicotteDallas Green 66624
1961-04-29vs PHI15L  2-37-866,175 Ray SadeckiArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyRay Sadecki 68653
1961-04-30vs PHI16L  7-117-968,194 Curt SimmonsFrank SullivanTurk FarrellLarry Jackson 7576-1
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-02vs PIT17L  0-67-1076,549 Ernie BroglioHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixErnie Broglio 7582-7
1961-05-03vs PIT18W  3-18-1075,611 Bob GibsonVinegar Bend MizellBob GibsonVinegar Bend MizellLindy McDaniel7883-5
1961-05-06vs CHN19W  6-19-1066,671 Ray SadeckiJim BrewerRay SadeckiJim Brewer 84840
1961-05-07vs CHN20W  4-210-10515,299 Ernie BroglioDon CardwellErnie BroglioDon Cardwell 88862
1961-05-10@ CIN21L  2-310-11610,144Curt SimmonsJoey JayJoey JayCurt SimmonsBill Henry90891
1961-05-12@ PHI22W  5-111-1165,463Ernie BroglioJohn BuzhardtErnie BroglioJohn Buzhardt 95905
1961-05-13@ PHI23L  1-311-1265,827Ray SadeckiArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyRay Sadecki 96933
1961-05-14@ PHI24L  4-611-1364,276Larry JacksonDallas GreenChris ShortLindy McDaniel 100991
1961-05-16@ PIT25L  1-211-14613,578Curt SimmonsVern LawRoy FaceCurt Simmons 1011010
1961-05-17@ PIT26L  3-411-15617,691Ernie BroglioVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellErnie BroglioRoy Face104105-1
1961-05-19@ CHN27L  0-111-1663,192Ray SadeckiGlen HobbieGlen HobbieRay Sadecki 104106-2
1961-05-20@ CHN28L  0-111-1769,103Larry JacksonDick EllsworthDick EllsworthLarry Jackson 104107-3
1961-05-21@ CHN29W  6-313-1760Curt SimmonsDon CardwellLindy McDanielDon Elston 1101100
1961-05-21@ CHN30W  3-013-17618,222Bob GibsonDick DrottBob GibsonJoe Schaffernoth 1131103
1961-05-22vs SFN31L  1-313-1869,927 Ernie BroglioJack SanfordJack SanfordErnie BroglioBilly O'Dell1141131
1961-05-23vs SFN32W  12-414-1869,571 Ray SadeckiSam JonesRay SadeckiSam Jones 1261179
1961-05-24vs LAN33W  7-215-18610,138 Larry JacksonRoger CraigLarry JacksonRoger CraigLindy McDaniel13311914
1961-05-25vs LAN34L  0-115-1966,878 Bob GibsonSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxBob Gibson 13312013
1961-05-26vs PIT35W  12-216-1968,868 Curt SimmonsBob FriendCurt SimmonsBob Friend 14512223
1961-05-27vs PIT36W  7-517-19614,941 Ernie BroglioVern LawErnie BroglioVern LawLindy McDaniel15212725
1961-05-28vs PIT37W  8-418-19616,632 Ray SadeckiHarvey HaddixAl CicotteHarvey Haddix 16013129
1961-05-29@ LAN38L  1-218-20628,003Larry JacksonSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxLarry Jackson 16113328
1961-05-30@ LAN39L  3-518-21618,598Bob GibsonStan WilliamsStan WilliamsBob GibsonLarry Sherry16413826
1961-05-31@ SFN40L  2-318-2266,288Curt SimmonsBilly O'DellStu MillerCurt Simmons 16614125
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-01@ SFN41W  7-619-2265,848Ernie BroglioMike McCormickErnie BroglioMike McCormickAl Cicotte17314726
1961-06-02@ MLN42W  3-120-22514,188Ray SadeckiCarl WilleyRay SadeckiCarl Willey 17614828
1961-06-03@ MLN43L  3-920-23614,457Larry JacksonBob BuhlBob BuhlLarry Jackson 17915722
1961-06-04@ MLN44L  1-720-24618,768Bob GibsonWarren SpahnWarren SpahnBob Gibson 18016416
1961-06-05vs CHN45W  10-821-2467,789 Curt SimmonsDick EllsworthMickey McDermottJoe Schaffernoth 19017218
1961-06-06vs CHN46W  6-223-2450 Ernie BroglioGlen HobbieErnie BroglioGlen Hobbie 19617422
1961-06-06vs CHN47W  3-323-24514,690 Ray SadeckiJack Curtis 19917722
1961-06-07vs CHN48W  8-624-2456,182 Larry JacksonBob AndersonLarry JacksonBob AndersonMickey McDermott20718324
1961-06-09vs CIN49W  8-425-24514,814 Bob GibsonJim O'TooleBob GibsonJim O'Toole 21518728
1961-06-10vs CIN50L  2-425-2559,603 Curt SimmonsJoey JayJoey JayCurt SimmonsBill Henry21719126
1961-06-11vs CIN51L  2-625-2750 Ray SadeckiKen HuntKen HuntRay Sadecki 21919722
1961-06-11vs CIN52L  3-925-27524,438 Ernie BroglioBob PurkeyBob PurkeyErnie BroglioJim Brosnan22220616
1961-06-13@ PHI53L  2-325-2857,327Larry JacksonDon FerrareseFrank SullivanLarry Jackson 22420915
1961-06-15@ PHI54W  6-326-2856,789Ray SadeckiArt MahaffeyRay SadeckiArt MahaffeyBob Miller23021218
1961-06-16@ PIT55W  5-227-28526,229Bob GibsonHarvey HaddixBob GibsonHarvey Haddix 23521421
1961-06-17@ PIT56L  3-927-29515,436Ernie BroglioBobby ShantzBobby ShantzErnie Broglio 23822315
1961-06-18@ PIT57L  3-528-3050Curt SimmonsBob FriendBob FriendCurt SimmonsRoy Face24122813
1961-06-18@ PIT58W  7-328-30529,176Larry JacksonJoe GibbonLarry JacksonJoe GibbonBob Miller24823117
1961-06-20@ CIN59L  3-429-3150Ray SadeckiJay HookJim BrosnanBob Miller 25123516
1961-06-20@ CIN60W  6-329-31532,019Bob GibsonJoey JayBob GibsonJoey Jay 25723819
1961-06-21@ CIN61L  2-929-32610,387Ernie BroglioKen HuntKen HuntErnie Broglio 25924712
1961-06-22@ CIN62L  5-729-33610,066Larry JacksonBob PurkeyBob PurkeyLarry JacksonJim Brosnan26425410
1961-06-23vs SFN63W  10-530-33615,444 Curt SimmonsBilly O'DellCraig AndersonStu Miller 27425915
1961-06-24vs SFN64L  1-630-34612,738 Bob GibsonDick LeMayDick LeMayBob Gibson 27526510
1961-06-25vs SFN65L  4-631-3560 Bob MillerMike McCormickBobby BolinLindy McDanielStu Miller2792718
1961-06-25vs SFN66W  3-131-35629,710 Ray SadeckiBilly LoesRay SadeckiBilly Loes 28227210
1961-06-26vs MLN67L  6-931-36610,300 Larry JacksonLew BurdetteLew BurdetteLarry JacksonDon McMahon2882817
1961-06-27vs MLN68L  0-331-37610,749 Curt SimmonsBob BuhlBob BuhlCurt Simmons 2882844
1961-06-28vs MLN69L  3-831-38610,930 Bob GibsonBob HendleyBob HendleyBob GibsonDon McMahon291292-1
1961-06-30@ CHN70W  11-432-3865,122Ray SadeckiJim BrewerRay SadeckiJim BrewerLindy McDaniel3022966
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01@ CHN71L  1-1332-39612,333Bob MillerDick EllsworthDick EllsworthBob Miller 303309-6
1961-07-02@ CHN72L  9-1032-40618,447Al CicotteGlen HobbieBarney SchultzErnie BroglioBob Anderson312319-7
1961-07-04vs PHI73W  10-733-4160 Curt SimmonsDon FerrareseCurt SimmonsDon FerrareseMickey McDermott322326-4
1961-07-04vs PHI74L  6-1033-41614,653 Ray SadeckiChris ShortJack BaldschunCraig AndersonFrank Sullivan328336-8
1961-07-05@ LAN75W  9-134-41616,498Bob GibsonJohnny PodresBob GibsonJohnny Podres 3373370
1961-07-06@ LAN76L  1-1034-42615,296Bob MillerDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleBob Miller 338347-9
1961-07-07@ SFN77W  3-235-42616,675Al CicotteBilly LoesLindy McDanielStu MillerCraig Anderson341349-8
1961-07-08@ SFN78W  9-736-42615,874Larry JacksonDick LeMayLarry JacksonEddie Fisher 350356-6
1961-07-09@ SFN79W  6-337-4360Curt SimmonsBilly O'DellLindy McDanielJuan Marichal 356359-3
1961-07-09@ SFN80L  1-637-43630,441Ray SadeckiJack SanfordJack SanfordRay SadeckiSam Jones357365-8
1961-07-13vs MLN81L  3-637-44612,604 Bob GibsonTony CloningerCarl WilleyBob Gibson 360371-11
1961-07-14vs MLN82W  2-138-44612,050 Larry JacksonBob BuhlLindy McDanielBob Buhl 362372-10
1961-07-15vs MLN83W  12-439-44616,140 Ray SadeckiLew BurdetteCraig AndersonDon McMahonBob Gibson374376-2
1961-07-16vs MLN84L  1-939-45617,031 Al CicotteBob HendleyBob HendleyAl CicotteDon Nottebart375385-10
1961-07-17vs CHN85W  10-641-4560 Curt SimmonsDon CardwellCurt SimmonsDon ElstonLindy McDaniel385391-6
1961-07-17vs CHN86W  8-541-45613,647 Ernie BroglioJim BrewerErnie BroglioJim BrewerLindy McDaniel393396-3
1961-07-18vs CHN87W  8-343-4560 Larry JacksonGlen HobbieLarry JacksonGlen Hobbie 4013992
1961-07-18vs CHN88W  7-543-45612,889 Bob GibsonDick DrottBob GibsonBob Anderson 4084044
1961-07-19vs SFN89W  3-244-45512,716 Ray SadeckiMike McCormickCraig AndersonStu Miller 4114065
1961-07-20vs SFN90L  6-1044-46611,961 Al CicotteSam JonesDick LeMayLindy McDaniel 4174161
1961-07-21vs LAN91W  10-145-46613,922 Curt SimmonsDon DrysdaleCurt SimmonsDon Drysdale 42741710
1961-07-22vs LAN92L  4-545-47621,003 Larry JacksonStan WilliamsRon PerranoskiCraig AndersonRoger Craig4314229
1961-07-23vs LAN93L  1-245-48618,647 Bob GibsonJohnny PodresJohnny PodresBob GibsonLarry Sherry4324248
1961-07-25@ CHN94W  6-546-48613,326Ray SadeckiJack CurtisRay SadeckiJack CurtisLindy McDaniel4384299
1961-07-26@ CHN95L  6-746-49611,249Curt SimmonsDon CardwellBarney SchultzLindy McDaniel 4444368
1961-07-27@ CHN96L  2-346-5068,219Al CicotteGlen HobbieBarney SchultzBob Gibson 4464397
1961-07-28@ MLN97W  6-247-50619,889Larry JacksonBob HendleyLarry JacksonBob Hendley 45244111
1961-07-29@ MLN98L  1-247-51615,972Ernie BroglioBob BuhlBob BuhlErnie Broglio 45344310
1961-07-30@ MLN99W  5-348-5260Ray SadeckiLew BurdetteLindy McDanielLew BurdetteEd Bauta45844612
1961-07-30@ MLN100L  2-348-52624,962Bob GibsonWarren SpahnWarren SpahnCraig Anderson 46044911
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02vs PIT101W  4-249-52512,048 Larry JacksonBob FriendLarry JacksonBobby Shantz 46445113
1961-08-03vs PIT102L  0-1949-53611,514 Al CicotteHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixAl Cicotte 464470-6
1961-08-04vs PHI103W  9-850-5358,749 Ernie BroglioDon FerrareseErnie BroglioDon FerrareseEd Bauta473478-5
1961-08-05vs PHI104W  7-051-5357,140 Curt SimmonsPaul BrownCurt SimmonsPaul Brown 4804782
1961-08-06vs PHI105W  3-153-5350 Ray SadeckiFrank SullivanRay SadeckiFrank Sullivan 4834794
1961-08-06vs PHI106W  3-253-53518,784 Bob GibsonJim OwensBob GibsonJim Owens 4864815
1961-08-07vs CIN107W  5-154-53515,811 Larry JacksonKen JohnsonLarry JacksonKen Johnson 4914829
1961-08-08vs CIN108W  6-555-53517,660 Ernie BroglioBob PurkeyLindy McDanielBob Purkey 49748710
1961-08-09@ PIT109W  4-056-53417,038Curt SimmonsJoe GibbonCurt SimmonsJoe GibbonEd Bauta50148714
1961-08-10@ PIT110W  3-257-53413,812Ray SadeckiEarl FrancisRay SadeckiEarl Francis 50448915
1961-08-12@ LAN111L  1-557-54528,909Larry JacksonJohnny PodresJohnny PodresLarry Jackson 50549411
1961-08-13@ LAN112L  0-857-55518,111Bob GibsonStan WilliamsStan WilliamsBob Gibson 5055023
1961-08-14@ LAN113W  5-058-55524,400Ernie BroglioDon DrysdaleErnie BroglioDon Drysdale 5105028
1961-08-15@ SFN114L  2-358-56513,062Curt SimmonsJuan MarichalJuan MarichalCurt Simmons 5125057
1961-08-16@ SFN115L  3-458-57510,585Ray SadeckiJack SanfordJack SanfordRay Sadecki 5155096
1961-08-17@ SFN116W  2-059-57510,825Larry JacksonMike McCormickLarry JacksonMike McCormick 5175098
1961-08-18@ CIN117L  3-659-58522,585Bob GibsonKen JohnsonKen JohnsonBob Gibson 5205155
1961-08-19@ CIN118L  1-359-59527,151Curt SimmonsJoey JayJoey JayCurt Simmons 5215183
1961-08-20@ CIN119W  7-460-59516,725Ray SadeckiJim O'TooleRay SadeckiSherman Jones 5285226
1961-08-22vs LAN120W  5-461-59513,130 Larry JacksonJohnny PodresLindy McDanielTurk Farrell 5335267
1961-08-23vs LAN121W  8-762-59513,933 Curt SimmonsDon DrysdaleEd BautaRon Perranoski 5415338
1961-08-24vs LAN122W  10-163-59517,947 Ernie BroglioStan WilliamsLindy McDanielStan Williams 55153417
1961-08-25vs SFN123W  7-364-59520,865 Ray SadeckiBilly O'DellRay SadeckiBilly O'Dell 55853721
1961-08-26vs SFN124W  8-565-59517,779 Bob GibsonMike McCormickBob GibsonMike McCormickEd Bauta56654224
1961-08-27vs SFN125W  6-066-59523,499 Larry JacksonJuan MarichalLarry JacksonJuan Marichal 57254230
1961-08-29@ PHI126W  5-467-6050Curt SimmonsJohn BuzhardtCurt SimmonsJohn BuzhardtEd Bauta57754631
1961-08-29@ PHI127L  3-467-6058,592Bob MillerJim OwensChris ShortAl Cicotte 58055030
1961-08-30@ PHI128L  3-467-6154,952Ray SadeckiFrank SullivanDon FerrareseRay Sadecki 58355429
1961-08-31@ PHI129W  2-168-6154,803Bob GibsonArt MahaffeyBob GibsonArt Mahaffey 58555530
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01vs PIT130W  8-469-61513,480 Larry JacksonJoe GibbonLarry JacksonJoe Gibbon 59355934
1961-09-02vs PIT131L  4-569-6259,140 Ernie BroglioHarvey HaddixRoy FaceLindy McDaniel 59756433
1961-09-03vs PIT132L  1-869-63513,817 Curt SimmonsBob FriendBob FriendCurt Simmons 59857226
1961-09-04vs PIT133W  9-470-63510,021 Ray SadeckiEarl FrancisRay SadeckiEarl FrancisLindy McDaniel60757631
1961-09-05vs CIN134L  2-570-6459,581 Bob GibsonBob PurkeyBob PurkeyBob Gibson 60958128
1961-09-06vs CIN135W  11-571-64511,857 Larry JacksonJoey JayLarry JacksonJim Maloney 62058634
1961-09-08@ CIN136L  2-371-65523,527Ernie BroglioJim O'TooleJim BrosnanErnie Broglio 62258933
1961-09-09@ CIN137L  3-471-66511,218Curt SimmonsKen JohnsonBill HenryAl Cicotte 62559332
1961-09-10@ CIN138L  2-571-67522,848Ray SadeckiBob PurkeyBob PurkeyRay Sadecki 62759829
1961-09-11vs MLN139W  4-172-6757,423 Larry JacksonLew BurdetteLarry JacksonLew Burdette 63159932
1961-09-12vs MLN140W  4-173-6757,110 Bob GibsonBob HendleyBob GibsonBob Hendley 63560035
1961-09-14vs CHN141W  8-775-6750 Ernie BroglioDon CardwellEd BautaBarney Schultz 64360736
1961-09-14vs CHN142W  6-575-6755,835 Curt SimmonsJack CurtisCraig AndersonDon Elston 64961237
1961-09-16@ PIT143W  6-376-6746,830Ray SadeckiEarl FrancisRay SadeckiEarl Francis 65561540
1961-09-17@ PIT144W  3-077-67410,030Larry JacksonAl McBeanLarry JacksonAl McBean 65861543
1961-09-18@ PIT145L  6-877-6848,934Bob GibsonLarry FossLarry FossBob GibsonRoy Face66462341
1961-09-19vs PHI146W  3-078-6844,935 Curt SimmonsJohn BuzhardtCurt SimmonsJohn Buzhardt 66762344
1961-09-20vs PHI147L  1-678-6945,113 Ernie BroglioDon FerrareseDon FerrareseErnie Broglio 66862939
1961-09-22vs LAN148L  3-678-70415,154 Ray SadeckiDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleRay SadeckiRon Perranoski67163536
1961-09-23vs LAN149L  5-878-71510,481 Larry JacksonJohnny PodresEd RoebuckLarry JacksonTurk Farrell67664333
1961-09-24vs LAN150W  8-779-71415,130 Bob GibsonSandy KoufaxBob GibsonSandy KoufaxLindy McDaniel68465034
1961-09-25@ MLN151L  1-279-7254,689Ray WashburnCarl WilleyCarl WilleyRay WashburnDon McMahon68565233
1961-09-26@ MLN152L  2-979-7354,277Ray SadeckiLew BurdetteLew BurdetteRay Sadecki 68766126
1961-09-27@ CHN153L  2-579-7451,558Larry JacksonDon CardwellDon CardwellLarry Jackson 68966623
1961-09-30@ PHI154W  12-280-7452,587Ray WashburnJohn BuzhardtRay WashburnJohn Buzhardt 70166833
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01@ PHI155W  2-081-7452,496Bob GibsonDon FerrareseBob GibsonDon Ferrarese 70366835


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