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1961 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 729-792 -63
Roster Continuity 67.40% 14/16
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 850,589 12/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Len Okrie
First Base Coach: Rudy York
Hitting Coach: Rudy York
Pitching Coach: Sal Maglie
Third Base Coach: Billy Herman
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 Boston Red Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 Boston Red Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1BOSvs KC1L2-50-18816No125-3
    2BOSvs LAAW3-01-14410Yes0.5550 
    3BOSvs LAAW3-22-1337Yes1871
    4BOSvs MINL2-32-25510Yes210100
    5BOS@ CHAL2-32-37713No2.51213-1 
    6BOS@ CHAW7-63-34410Yes219190 
    7BOS@ CHAW4-34-4559Yes32429-5
    8BOS@ CHAL1-74-4559Yes32429-5 
    9BOSvs WS2W6-15-4335Yes330300
    10BOSvs WS2L1-25-55510Yes33132-1
    11BOS@ DETW5-26-5447Yes2.536342 
    12BOS@ DETL5-96-67710Yes34143-2
    13BOS@ CLEW4-27-77712No34655-9 
    14BOS@ CLEL1-107-77712No34655-9 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    15BOS@ KC1L4-77-87710No45062-12 
    16BOS@ KC1L8-97-98814No45871-13 
    17BOS@ MINL1-57-108814No5.55976-17 
    18BOS@ MINW11-98-107713No6.57085-15
    19BOS@ LAAL5-68-117714No77591-16
    20BOS@ LAAL7-88-127714No7.58299-17 
    21BOS@ LAAW3-28-137714No8.585101-16
    22BOS@ WS2W2-19-137713No887102-15 
    23BOS@ WS2L0-49-149915No987106-19 
    24BOS@ WS2L0-39-169916No988111-23 
    25BOS@ WS2L1-29-169916No988111-23 
    26BOSvs CLEL2-139-179916No1090124-34 
    27BOSvs CLEW8-710-179915No1098131-33
    28BOSvs CLEL0-110-189915No1198132-34
    29BOSvs DETW1-011-189915No1099132-33 
    30BOSvs DETW4-312-189914No9103135-32 
    31BOSvs CHAL5-613-199915No9.5112142-30
    32BOSvs CHAW4-113-199915No9.5112142-30
    33BOSvs CHAW4-114-198813No9.5116143-27 
    34BOS@ NYAL2-314-208814No11118146-28 
    35BOS@ NYAL4-614-218814No11122152-30
    36BOS@ BALL4-514-228814No10.5126157-31 
    37BOS@ BALW5-015-228814No10.5131157-26 
    38BOSvs NYAW2-116-228814No10133158-25 
    39BOSvs NYAL3-1216-238814No10.5136170-34
    40BOSvs NYAL6-716-248814No10.5142177-35
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    41BOSvs NYAW7-517-248814No10.5149182-33
    42BOSvs BALW4-218-248814No10.5153184-31 
    43BOSvs BALL1-318-258814No11.5154187-33 
    44BOSvs BALW6-519-257713No12160192-32 
    45BOSvs KC1W6-220-267713No11.5172204-32 
    46BOSvs KC1L6-1020-267713No11.5172204-32
    47BOSvs KC1W5-321-267713No10.5177207-30
    48BOSvs KC1W6-222-267713No10183209-26 
    49BOSvs LAAW6-524-265510Yes9193218-25 
    50BOSvs LAAL4-424-265510Yes9193218-25 
    51BOSvs LAAW5-325-276611No9.5199226-27 
    52BOSvs LAAL1-525-276611No9.5199226-27
    53BOSvs LAAL5-1025-286611No9.5204236-32
    54BOSvs MINW8-226-296611No10.5217248-31
    55BOSvs MINL5-1026-296611No10.5217248-31
    56BOSvs MINW10-827-296610No9.5227256-29
    57BOS@ DETL1-727-306610No10.5228263-35 
    58BOS@ DETL2-427-316611No11230267-37 
    59BOS@ DETW10-128-316611No10240268-28 
    60BOSvs WS2W14-929-316611No10254277-23 
    61BOSvs WS2W6-530-31559Yes10260282-22
    62BOSvs WS2W13-1232-31448Yes8.5279299-20 
    63BOSvs WS2W6-532-31448Yes8.5279299-20 
    64BOS@ LAAW11-833-31448Yes8.5290307-17
    65BOS@ LAAL1-533-32448Yes9291312-21 
    66BOS@ LAAW3-234-32448Yes9294314-20 
    67BOS@ KC1W5-435-32448Yes9299318-19
    68BOS@ KC1L3-935-33448Yes10302327-25 
    69BOS@ KC1W7-436-345510Yes10311334-23
    70BOS@ KC1L2-336-345510Yes10311334-23
    71BOS@ MINL5-636-366611No10319346-27 
    72BOS@ MINL3-636-366611No10319346-27
    73BOS@ MINW6-237-366611No10325348-23 
    74BOS@ MINW9-538-365510Yes10334353-19 
    75BOSvs CLEL2-1038-375510Yes11336363-27 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76BOSvs CLEL3-738-386611No12339370-31 
    77BOSvs CLEL6-1238-396610No12345382-37 
    78BOS@ WS2L3-638-406610No12.5348388-40
    79BOS@ WS2L3-738-416610No13351395-44
    80BOSvs DETL2-639-425511Yes13361404-43 
    81BOSvs DETW8-339-425511Yes13361404-43
    82BOSvs DETL0-339-436611No14361407-46
    83BOS@ NYAL3-1439-446611No14364421-57 
    84BOS@ NYAL5-839-456611No15369429-60
    85BOS@ NYAL0-340-466611No16378438-60 
    86BOS@ NYAW9-640-466611No16378438-60
    87BOSvs BALW3-241-466611No15.5381440-59
    88BOSvs BALL6-741-476611No15.5387447-60 
    89BOSvs BALW2-142-476611No15.5389448-59 
    90BOS@ CHAL3-443-486611No16.5397455-58 
    91BOS@ CHAW5-343-486611No16.5397455-58 
    92BOS@ CHAL1-443-496612No17.5398459-61 
    93BOS@ CLEW9-244-496612No16.5407461-54 
    94BOS@ CLEL1-444-516612No17416474-58 
    95BOS@ CLEL8-944-516612No17416474-58
    96BOS@ CLEL11-1244-526612No18427486-59 
    97BOSvs NYAL8-1144-536612No18435497-62 
    98BOSvs NYAL9-1144-546612No18.5444508-64 
    99BOSvs NYAW5-445-546612No19449512-63 
    100BOS@ BALL1-545-556612No19.5450517-67 
    101BOS@ BALL1-545-577713No21453531-78
    102BOS@ BALL2-945-577713No21453531-78 
    103BOS@ BALL5-845-587713No21.5458539-81 
    104BOSvs CHAW8-346-587713No20.5466542-76 
    105BOSvs CHAL2-447-598814No20477554-77 
    106BOSvs CHAW9-847-598814No20477554-77 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107BOSvs LAAW7-249-596612No20492563-71
    108BOSvs LAAW8-749-596612No20492563-71 
    109BOSvs LAAW4-050-596612No19496563-67 
    110BOSvs KC1L0-550-606612No20496568-72 
    111BOSvs KC1W10-451-606612No20506572-66 
    112BOSvs KC1W4-252-616612No21510575-65 
    113BOSvs KC1L0-152-616612No21510575-65 
    114BOSvs MINW5-454-616612No20.5520583-63 
    115BOSvs MINW5-454-616612No20.5520583-63
    116BOSvs MINL5-654-626612No21.5525589-64 
    117BOSvs MINW5-455-626612No21.5530593-63
    118BOSvs MINW3-256-626612No21.5533595-62
    119BOS@ BALL3-656-636612No22.5536601-65
    120BOS@ BALL3-856-646612No22.5539609-70
    121BOS@ BALL5-656-656612No23544615-71 
    122BOS@ CLEW8-057-656612No22552615-63 
    123BOS@ CLEL4-657-666612No23556621-65 
    124BOS@ CLEL3-457-676612No24559625-66 
    125BOS@ DETL0-557-686612No24559630-71 
    126BOS@ DETL2-357-696612No25561633-72 
    127BOS@ DETL1-657-716612No27568646-78 
    128BOS@ DETL6-757-716612No27568646-78 
    129BOSvs WS2W3-258-716612No26571648-77 
    130BOSvs WS2W9-459-716612No26580652-72 
    131BOSvs WS2W5-460-716612No25585656-71 
    132BOS@ LAAW12-661-716612No25597662-65
    133BOS@ LAAL2-561-726612No26599667-68
    134BOS@ LAAL3-861-736612No27602675-73 
    135BOS@ KC1W4-362-736612No26.5606678-72
    136BOS@ KC1W8-463-736612No25.5614682-68
    137BOS@ KC1W9-364-736612No25.5623685-62
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    138BOS@ MINL1-564-746612No26624690-66 
    139BOS@ MINW2-165-746612No26626691-65
    140BOS@ MINW8-666-746612No26634697-63
    141BOSvs CLEL2-766-756612No27.5636704-68
    142BOSvs CLEL5-966-766612No28.5641713-72
    143BOSvs CLEW9-467-766612No28.5650717-67 
    144BOSvs DETW8-468-766612No28.5658721-63 
    145BOSvs DETW9-269-766612No28.5667723-56 
    146BOSvs DETL1-369-776612No29.5668726-58
    147BOSvs DETW8-770-776612No30676733-57
    148BOS@ WS2W14-471-776612No29.5690737-47 
    149BOS@ WS2L1-571-786612No30.5691742-51 
    150BOS@ WS2L2-471-796612No31693746-53
    151BOSvs BALW3-272-796612No29.5696748-52 
    152BOSvs BALL4-572-806612No29.5700753-53 
    153BOSvs BALW1-073-806612No29.5701753-52 
    154BOS@ CHAL1-573-816612No30702758-56 
    155BOS@ CHAL1-373-826612No31703761-58 
    156BOSvs NYAL3-873-836612No31.5706769-63
    157BOSvs NYAW3-174-836612No30.5709770-61 
    158BOSvs CHAL5-775-846612No31721782-61
    159BOSvs CHAW7-575-846612No31721782-61 
    160BOSvs CHAW6-476-846612No30727786-59
    161BOS@ NYAL1-276-856612No31728788-60 
    162BOS@ NYAL1-376-866612No32729791-62
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    163BOS@ NYAL0-176-876612No33729792-63


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