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1961 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 689-800 -111
Manager(s): El Tappe, Vedie Himsl, Harry Craft, Lou Klein
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 673,057 15/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rube Walker
Assistant Coach: Dick Cole
Assistant Coach: Rip Collins
Assistant Coach: Charlie Grimm
Pitching Coach: Gordie Holt
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1961 Chicago Cubs. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 Chicago Cubs Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1CHN@ CINL1-70-15515Yes117-6 
    2CHN@ CINL2-50-28815No2312-9 
    3CHNvs MLNW3-21-25511Yes2614-8 
    4CHNvs MLNW9-52-2448Yes11519-4 
    5CHN@ PITL3-52-36611No1.51824-6
    6CHN@ PITL1-42-46613No2.51928-9 
    7CHN@ PITW3-03-46611No1.52228-6 
    8CHN@ PHIW3-24-46611No0.52530-5
    9CHN@ PHIW6-45-4228Yes0.53134-3 
    10CHN@ PHIL0-15-66612No23141-10 
    11CHN@ PHIL0-65-66612No23141-10 
    12CHNvs CINW3-26-6559Yes1.53443-9 
    13CHNvs CINW5-27-6449Yes13945-6
    14CHNvs LANL4-97-75512Yes1.54354-11 
    15CHNvs LANL1-28-84411Yes25461-7 
    16CHNvs LANW10-58-84411Yes25461-7
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    17CHNvs SFNW9-49-8449Yes1.56365-2 
    18CHNvs SFNL4-89-94410Yes26773-6
    19CHNvs SFNL3-99-106611No37082-12 
    20CHN@ SLNL1-69-117712No47188-17 
    21CHN@ SLNL2-49-127714No57392-19 
    22CHN@ MLNL5-89-137713No578100-22 
    23CHN@ MLNL2-39-147713No680103-23 
    24CHN@ LANL2-49-157715No682107-25
    25CHN@ LANL3-79-167716No785114-29 
    26CHN@ LANW10-810-167715No795122-27 
    27CHN@ SFNL1-1410-177715No896136-40 
    28CHN@ SFNL1-210-187716No997138-41 
    29CHN@ SFNL3-410-197716No10100142-42 
    30CHNvs SLNW1-011-197716No9101142-41 
    31CHNvs SLNW1-012-197716No8102142-40 
    32CHNvs SLNL3-612-217716No8.5105151-46 
    33CHNvs SLNL0-312-217716No8.5105151-46 
    34CHNvs PHIL1-212-227716No9106153-47
    35CHNvs PITL3-712-237716No10109160-51
    36CHNvs SFNL2-312-247716No11111163-52
    37CHNvs SFNL2-812-257716No12113171-58
    38CHNvs SFNL5-612-267716No13118177-59
    39CHN@ PITW5-314-267716No10.5133180-47
    40CHN@ PITW10-014-267716No10.5133180-47 
    41CHN@ PHIW5-415-267716No10.5138184-46
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    42CHN@ PHIW10-316-267715No10148187-39 
    43CHN@ CINW7-617-267715No9155193-38
    44CHN@ CINW10-718-267715No9165200-35 
    45CHN@ CINL1-319-277714No8.5174205-31 
    46CHN@ CINW8-219-277714No8.5174205-31 
    47CHN@ SLNL8-1019-287714No9182215-33 
    48CHN@ SLNL2-619-307715No10.5187224-37 
    49CHN@ SLNL3-319-307715No10.5187224-37 
    50CHN@ SLNL6-819-317715No11193232-39
    51CHNvs MLNW11-1020-317714No10.5204242-38 
    52CHNvs MLNL5-920-327714No11.5209251-42 
    53CHNvs MLNL4-821-337714No12218262-44 
    54CHNvs MLNW5-321-337714No12218262-44
    55CHN@ LANL0-721-347715No12218269-51 
    56CHN@ LANL3-621-357716No13221275-54 
    57CHN@ SFNW12-622-357716No12.5233281-48
    58CHN@ SFNL3-922-367716No13.5236290-54 
    59CHN@ SFNL2-722-377716No15238297-59
    60CHNvs LANL0-322-387716No15.5238300-62 
    61CHNvs LANL1-422-407716No17241308-67
    62CHNvs LANL2-422-407716No17241308-67
    63CHNvs LANW7-523-407716No17248313-65 
    64CHN@ MLNW5-324-407716No17253316-63
    65CHN@ MLNL4-1324-417716No17257329-72
    66CHN@ MLNW5-325-417715No17262332-70
    67CHNvs CINL8-1025-427716No18270342-72
    68CHNvs CINW16-527-427715No16293349-56 
    69CHNvs CINW7-227-427715No16293349-56 
    70CHNvs CINW15-828-427715No15308357-49
    71CHNvs SLNL4-1128-437715No16312368-56
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    72CHNvs SLNW13-129-437714No15325369-44 
    73CHNvs SLNW10-930-437714No15.5335378-43
    74CHNvs SFNL3-1931-447715No16.5341399-58 
    75CHNvs SFNW3-231-447715No16.5341399-58
    76CHNvs PITL3-1532-457714No17.5349415-66 
    77CHNvs PITW5-132-457714No17.5349415-66 
    78CHNvs PHIW9-333-457714No18358418-60 
    79CHNvs PHIW6-434-457714No17364422-58
    80CHNvs PHIW9-836-457714No16.5381435-54
    81CHNvs PHIW8-536-457714No16.5381435-54 
    82CHN@ CINL3-436-467714No17.5384439-55 
    83CHN@ CINW8-737-467713No16.5392446-54
    84CHN@ CINL1-237-477714No17.5393448-55 
    85CHN@ CINW4-238-477714No16.5397450-53
    86CHN@ SLNL6-1038-497714No17408468-60
    87CHN@ SLNL5-838-497714No17408468-60
    88CHN@ SLNL3-838-517714No17.5416483-67 
    89CHN@ SLNL5-738-517714No17.5416483-67 
    90CHN@ PITL0-438-527714No17416487-71 
    91CHN@ PHIL3-438-537715No17.5419491-72 
    92CHN@ PHIL5-638-547715No17.5424497-73
    93CHN@ PHIW11-539-547715No18435502-67 
    94CHNvs SLNL5-639-557715No18.5440508-68
    95CHNvs SLNW7-640-557715No18.5447514-67 
    96CHNvs SLNW3-241-557715No18.5450516-66 
    97CHNvs CINL3-441-567715No19.5453520-67
    98CHNvs CINW7-642-567715No18.5460526-66
    99CHNvs CINW3-243-577715No19467533-66 
    100CHNvs CINL4-543-577715No19467533-66
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    101CHNvs MLNL2-444-587715No19.5476544-68 
    102CHNvs MLNL7-744-587715No19.5476544-68 
    103CHNvs MLNL2-544-597715No20.5478549-71 
    104CHN@ LANW4-245-597715No20.5482551-69
    105CHN@ LANL6-745-607715No20.5488558-70 
    106CHN@ LANL4-1145-617715No20.5492569-77 
    107CHN@ SFNL1-845-627715No21.5493577-84 
    108CHN@ SFNL5-645-637715No22.5498583-85 
    109CHN@ MLNL1-245-647715No23499585-86 
    110CHN@ MLNL6-845-657715No24505593-88 
    111CHN@ MLNL3-845-667715No25508601-93 
    112CHNvs PHIW9-246-667715No24517603-86 
    113CHNvs PHIW6-547-667715No23523608-85
    114CHNvs PHIW9-548-667715No22.5532613-81 
    115CHNvs PITW11-449-677715No22.5546621-75
    116CHNvs PITL3-449-677715No22.5546621-75
    117CHNvs PITW2-150-677713No22.5548622-74 
    118CHNvs PITL3-450-687714No23.5551626-75 
    119CHNvs PITW1-051-687714No22.5552626-74 
    120CHN@ PHIL0-651-697714No22552632-80 
    121CHN@ PHIL4-751-707714No22.5556639-83
    122CHN@ PITL0-151-717714No22.5556640-84 
    123CHN@ PITW7-352-717714No21.5563643-80
    124CHN@ PITL3-753-727714No22.5572655-83
    125CHN@ PITW6-553-727714No22.5572655-83
    126CHN@ PITW5-454-727714No22577659-82 
    127CHNvs LANL1-254-737714No23578661-83 
    128CHNvs LANL2-554-747714No23580666-86
    129CHNvs SFNW6-155-747714No22.5586667-81 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    130CHNvs SFNL3-455-757714No23589671-82 
    131CHNvs SFNW7-056-757714No23596671-75 
    132CHNvs MLNW6-557-767714No22.5604680-76
    133CHNvs MLNL2-457-767714No22.5604680-76 
    134CHNvs MLNW6-258-767714No22610682-72 
    135CHNvs PITL3-858-777714No23613690-77 
    136CHNvs PITW6-259-777713No22619692-73 
    137CHNvs PITL5-759-787714No22.5624699-75 
    138CHNvs PHIW4-160-787713No22.5628700-72 
    139CHNvs PHIL2-660-797714No23.5630706-76 
    140CHNvs PHIL6-1460-807714No24.5636720-84
    141CHN@ CINL2-760-817714No25.5638727-89 
    142CHN@ SLNL7-860-837714No27650741-91 
    143CHN@ SLNL5-660-837714No27650741-91 
    144CHN@ SFNL1-560-847714No27.5651746-95
    145CHN@ SFNL3-460-857714No28.5654750-96 
    146CHN@ SFNL2-860-867714No28.5656758-102 
    147CHN@ LANW5-361-867714No28661761-100 
    148CHN@ LANW7-362-867714No28668764-96 
    149CHN@ LANL2-362-877714No29670767-97 
    150CHN@ MLNL3-662-887714No29.5673773-100 
    151CHN@ MLNL0-863-897714No29677783-106 
    152CHN@ MLNW4-263-897714No29677783-106
    153CHNvs CINL3-663-907714No30680789-109 
    154CHNvs SLNW5-264-907714No29.5685791-106 
    155CHNvs LANW2-165-907714No29687792-105 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    156CHNvs LANL2-865-917714No29689800-111


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