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1961 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  64-90   .416
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  El Tappe, Vedie Himsl, Harry Craft, Lou Klein
General Manager:   John Holland
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  673,057
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Barney Schultz (34)
Youngest Player:  Danny Murphy (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ernie Banks (9)
Top Hitter:  George Altman (9)
Top Pitcher:  Don Cardwell (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  75.96%
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#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11@ CIN1L  1-70-1528,713Glen HobbieJim O'TooleJim O'TooleGlen Hobbie 17-6
1961-04-13@ CIN2L  2-50-281,216Dick EllsworthBob PurkeyBob PurkeyJoe Schaffernoth 312-9
1961-04-14vs MLN3W  3-21-2511,299 Bob AndersonBob BuhlDon ElstonBob Buhl 614-8
1961-04-15vs MLN4W  9-52-246,207 Glen HobbieCarl WilleyDon ElstonDon Nottebart 1519-4
1961-04-18@ PIT5L  3-52-3630,781Dick EllsworthVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellMel WrightRoy Face1824-6
1961-04-19@ PIT6L  1-42-4612,742Bob AndersonBob FriendBob FriendBob Anderson 1928-9
1961-04-20@ PIT7W  3-03-4610,428Glen HobbieJoe GibbonGlen HobbieJoe Gibbon 2228-6
1961-04-21@ PHI8W  3-24-465,738Don CardwellRobin RobertsDon CardwellRobin RobertsDon Elston2530-5
1961-04-22@ PHI9W  6-45-423,996Jack CurtisChris ShortDon ElstonTurk Farrell 3134-3
1961-04-23@ PHI10L  0-15-660Dick EllsworthFrank SullivanFrank SullivanDick Ellsworth 3135-4
1961-04-23@ PHI11L  0-65-6616,027Bob AndersonArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyBob Anderson 3141-10
1961-04-26vs CIN12W  3-26-655,116 Glen HobbieJim O'TooleDon ElstonJim Maloney 3443-9
1961-04-27vs CIN13W  5-27-642,463 Don CardwellKen HuntDon CardwellKen HuntDon Elston3945-6
1961-04-29vs LAN14L  4-97-759,842 Dick EllsworthJohnny PodresJohnny PodresDick Ellsworth 4354-11
1961-04-30vs LAN15L  1-28-840 Glen HobbieDon DrysdaleLarry SherryGlen Hobbie 4456-12
1961-04-30vs LAN16W  10-58-8420,529 Bob AndersonRoger CraigBob AndersonRoger CraigDon Elston5461-7
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-02vs SFN17W  9-49-843,334 Don CardwellJack SanfordDon CardwellJack Sanford 6365-2
1961-05-03vs SFN18L  4-89-944,512 Jack CurtisMike McCormickBilly O'DellJack CurtisBobby Bolin6773-6
1961-05-04vs SFN19L  3-99-1063,658 Glen HobbieSam JonesSam JonesGlen Hobbie 7082-12
1961-05-06@ SLN20L  1-69-1176,671Jim BrewerRay SadeckiRay SadeckiJim Brewer 7188-17
1961-05-07@ SLN21L  2-49-12715,299Don CardwellErnie BroglioErnie BroglioDon Cardwell 7392-19
1961-05-09@ MLN22L  5-89-1378,391Glen HobbieBob BuhlBob BuhlGlen Hobbie 78100-22
1961-05-10@ MLN23L  2-39-1479,132Dick EllsworthLew BurdetteLew BurdetteDon Elston 80103-23
1961-05-12@ LAN24L  2-49-15717,122Don CardwellSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxDon CardwellTurk Farrell82107-25
1961-05-13@ LAN25L  3-79-16722,463Bob AndersonStan WilliamsRon PerranoskiBob Anderson 85114-29
1961-05-14@ LAN26W  10-810-16721,733Glen HobbieDon DrysdaleDon ElstonTurk Farrell 95122-27
1961-05-15@ SFN27L  1-1410-1778,013Dick EllsworthMike McCormickMike McCormickDick Ellsworth 96136-40
1961-05-16@ SFN28L  1-210-18711,596Dick DrottJack SanfordJack SanfordDick Drott 97138-41
1961-05-17@ SFN29L  3-410-1978,469Don CardwellSam JonesStu MillerDon Elston 100142-42
1961-05-19vs SLN30W  1-011-1973,192 Glen HobbieRay SadeckiGlen HobbieRay Sadecki 101142-41
1961-05-20vs SLN31W  1-012-1979,103 Dick EllsworthLarry JacksonDick EllsworthLarry Jackson 102142-40
1961-05-21vs SLN32L  3-612-2170 Don CardwellCurt SimmonsLindy McDanielDon Elston 105148-43
1961-05-21vs SLN33L  0-312-21718,222 Dick DrottBob GibsonBob GibsonJoe Schaffernoth 105151-46
1961-05-23vs PHI34L  1-212-2272,179 Glen HobbieFrank SullivanFrank SullivanGlen HobbieChris Short106153-47
1961-05-24vs PIT35L  3-712-2375,573 Dick EllsworthVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellDick EllsworthClem Labine109160-51
1961-05-26vs SFN36L  2-312-2471,286 Don CardwellJuan MarichalSam JonesDon ElstonEddie Fisher111163-52
1961-05-27vs SFN37L  2-812-2579,818 Dick DrottBilly LoesBilly LoesDick DrottStu Miller113171-58
1961-05-28vs SFN38L  5-612-26713,309 Glen HobbieJack SanfordStu MillerJim BrewerBobby Bolin118177-59
1961-05-30@ PIT39W  5-314-2670Dick EllsworthVinegar Bend MizellDick EllsworthVinegar Bend MizellDon Elston123180-57
1961-05-30@ PIT40W  10-014-26730,852Don CardwellBob FriendDon CardwellBob Friend 133180-47
1961-05-31@ PHI41W  5-415-2674,213Dick DrottRobin RobertsBob AndersonRobin RobertsDon Elston138184-46
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-01@ PHI42W  10-316-2673,785Glen HobbieFrank SullivanGlen HobbieFrank Sullivan 148187-39
1961-06-02@ CIN43W  7-617-26712,656Jack CurtisBob PurkeyJack CurtisBob PurkeyDon Elston155193-38
1961-06-03@ CIN44W  10-718-2675,756Dick EllsworthKen HuntGlen HobbieJim Brosnan 165200-35
1961-06-04@ CIN45L  1-319-2770Bob AndersonJim MaloneyJim MaloneyBob Anderson 166203-37
1961-06-04@ CIN46W  8-219-27719,262Don CardwellJim O'TooleDon CardwellJim O'Toole 174205-31
1961-06-05@ SLN47L  8-1019-2877,789Dick EllsworthCurt SimmonsMickey McDermottJoe Schaffernoth 182215-33
1961-06-06@ SLN48L  2-619-3070Glen HobbieErnie BroglioErnie BroglioGlen Hobbie 184221-37
1961-06-06@ SLN49L  3-319-30714,690Jack CurtisRay Sadecki 187224-37
1961-06-07@ SLN50L  6-819-3176,182Bob AndersonLarry JacksonLarry JacksonBob AndersonMickey McDermott193232-39
1961-06-09vs MLN51W  11-1020-3177,912 Don CardwellBob BuhlBob AndersonWarren Spahn 204242-38
1961-06-10vs MLN52L  5-920-32718,127 Glen HobbieLew BurdetteDon McMahonGlen Hobbie 209251-42
1961-06-11vs MLN53L  4-821-3370 Dick EllsworthCarl WilleyWarren SpahnJoe Schaffernoth 213259-46
1961-06-11vs MLN54W  5-321-33734,599 Jack CurtisDon NottebartJack CurtisDon NottebartBarney Schultz218262-44
1961-06-14@ LAN55L  0-721-34713,528Don CardwellDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleDon Cardwell 218269-51
1961-06-15@ LAN56L  3-621-35713,348Glen HobbieJohnny PodresTurk FarrellBarney Schultz 221275-54
1961-06-16@ SFN57W  12-622-35720,622Dick EllsworthBilly LoesBob AndersonBilly LoesBarney Schultz233281-48
1961-06-17@ SFN58L  3-922-36716,443Jack CurtisBilly O'DellBilly O'DellJack Curtis 236290-54
1961-06-18@ SFN59L  2-722-37727,241Don CardwellJuan MarichalJuan MarichalDon CardwellDick LeMay238297-59
1961-06-20vs LAN60L  0-322-3875,868 Glen HobbieSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxGlen Hobbie 238300-62
1961-06-21vs LAN61L  1-422-4070 Dick EllsworthStan WilliamsStan WilliamsDick EllsworthLarry Sherry239304-65
1961-06-21vs LAN62L  2-422-40712,364 Don CardwellJohnny PodresJohnny PodresDon CardwellLarry Sherry241308-67
1961-06-22vs LAN63W  7-523-4074,821 Dick DrottRoger CraigBarney SchultzTurk Farrell 248313-65
1961-06-23@ MLN64W  5-324-40720,202Jack CurtisBob HendleyJack CurtisBob HendleyBarney Schultz253316-63
1961-06-24@ MLN65L  4-1324-41720,988Glen HobbieTony CloningerTony CloningerGlen HobbieClaude Raymond257329-72
1961-06-25@ MLN66W  5-325-41725,454Don CardwellWarren SpahnDon CardwellWarren SpahnBarney Schultz262332-70
1961-06-27vs CIN67L  8-1025-4277,849 Dick EllsworthKen HuntJay HookBob AndersonSherman Jones270342-72
1961-06-28vs CIN68W  16-527-4270 Glen HobbieBob PurkeyGlen HobbieBob Purkey 286347-61
1961-06-28vs CIN69W  7-227-42712,785 Jack CurtisJim O'TooleJack CurtisJim O'Toole 293349-56
1961-06-29vs CIN70W  15-828-4277,925 Don CardwellJim MaloneyDon CardwellJim MaloneyDon Elston308357-49
1961-06-30vs SLN71L  4-1128-4375,122 Jim BrewerRay SadeckiRay SadeckiJim BrewerLindy McDaniel312368-56
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01vs SLN72W  13-129-43712,333 Dick EllsworthBob MillerDick EllsworthBob Miller 325369-44
1961-07-02vs SLN73W  10-930-43718,447 Glen HobbieAl CicotteBarney SchultzErnie BroglioBob Anderson335378-43
1961-07-04vs SFN74L  3-1931-4470 Don CardwellEddie FisherBilly O'DellDon Cardwell 338397-59
1961-07-04vs SFN75W  3-231-44725,505 Jack CurtisBilly LoesJack CurtisDick LeMayBob Anderson341399-58
1961-07-06vs PIT76L  3-1532-4570 Dick EllsworthBob FriendBob FriendDick Ellsworth 344414-70
1961-07-06vs PIT77W  5-132-45715,813 Glen HobbieVinegar Bend MizellGlen HobbieVinegar Bend Mizell 349415-66
1961-07-07vs PHI78W  9-333-4575,356 Don CardwellChris ShortDon CardwellChris Short 358418-60
1961-07-08vs PHI79W  6-434-45711,645 Jack CurtisJim OwensJack CurtisJim OwensBarney Schultz364422-58
1961-07-09vs PHI80W  9-836-4570 Glen HobbieArt MahaffeyGlen HobbieArt MahaffeyBob Anderson373430-57
1961-07-09vs PHI81W  8-536-45720,556 Jim BrewerFrank SullivanDick EllsworthChris Short 381435-54
1961-07-13@ CIN82L  3-436-46714,601Don CardwellJim O'TooleJim O'TooleDon Cardwell 384439-55
1961-07-14@ CIN83W  8-737-46716,364Glen HobbieBob PurkeyBarney SchultzJim BrosnanDon Elston392446-54
1961-07-15@ CIN84L  1-237-47724,201Jack CurtisJoey JayJoey JayJack Curtis 393448-55
1961-07-16@ CIN85W  4-238-47716,617Dick EllsworthKen HuntDick EllsworthKen HuntBob Anderson397450-53
1961-07-17@ SLN86L  6-1038-4970Don CardwellCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsDon ElstonLindy McDaniel403460-57
1961-07-17@ SLN87L  5-838-49713,647Jim BrewerErnie BroglioErnie BroglioJim BrewerLindy McDaniel408468-60
1961-07-18@ SLN88L  3-838-5170Glen HobbieLarry JacksonLarry JacksonGlen Hobbie 411476-65
1961-07-18@ SLN89L  5-738-51712,889Dick DrottBob GibsonBob GibsonBob Anderson 416483-67
1961-07-20@ PIT90L  0-438-52713,859Jack CurtisJoe GibbonJoe GibbonJack Curtis 416487-71
1961-07-21@ PHI91L  3-438-5375,413Don CardwellJim OwensJack BaldschunBarney Schultz 419491-72
1961-07-22@ PHI92L  5-638-5472,956Glen HobbieChris ShortChris ShortGlen HobbieJack Baldschun424497-73
1961-07-23@ PHI93W  11-539-5473,476Jim BrewerArt MahaffeyDon ElstonArt Mahaffey 435502-67
1961-07-25vs SLN94L  5-639-55713,326 Jack CurtisRay SadeckiRay SadeckiJack CurtisLindy McDaniel440508-68
1961-07-26vs SLN95W  7-640-55711,249 Don CardwellCurt SimmonsBarney SchultzLindy McDaniel 447514-67
1961-07-27vs SLN96W  3-241-5578,219 Glen HobbieAl CicotteBarney SchultzBob Gibson 450516-66
1961-07-28vs CIN97L  3-441-5676,394 Dick EllsworthJim O'TooleJim O'TooleDick EllsworthBill Henry453520-67
1961-07-29vs CIN98W  7-642-56716,452 Jack CurtisJoey JayJack CurtisJoey JayBarney Schultz460526-66
1961-07-30vs CIN99W  3-243-5770 Don CardwellKen HuntDon CardwellKen Hunt 463528-65
1961-07-30vs CIN100L  4-543-57729,929 Jim BrewerKen JohnsonJim MaloneyJim BrewerJim O'Toole467533-66
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02vs MLN101L  2-444-5870 Glen HobbieCarl WilleyCarl WilleyGlen Hobbie 469537-68
1961-08-02vs MLN102W  7-744-58719,587 Jack CurtisBob Buhl 476544-68
1961-08-03vs MLN103L  2-544-59711,556 Don CardwellLew BurdetteLew BurdetteDon Cardwell 478549-71
1961-08-04@ LAN104W  4-245-59715,154Bob AndersonSandy KoufaxBob AndersonSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz482551-69
1961-08-05@ LAN105L  6-745-60743,247Jim BrewerDon DrysdaleLarry SherryDon Cardwell 488558-70
1961-08-06@ LAN106L  4-1145-61711,078Jack CurtisJohnny PodresJohnny PodresJack Curtis 492569-77
1961-08-08@ SFN107L  1-845-62710,977Don CardwellJack SanfordJack SanfordDon Cardwell 493577-84
1961-08-09@ SFN108L  5-645-63710,822Bob AndersonMike McCormickStu MillerBarney Schultz 498583-85
1961-08-11@ MLN109L  1-245-64740,775Jack CurtisWarren SpahnWarren SpahnJack Curtis 499585-86
1961-08-12@ MLN110L  6-845-65719,859Don CardwellBob HendleyDon McMahonDick Drott 505593-88
1961-08-13@ MLN111L  3-845-66721,485Bob AndersonLew BurdetteLew BurdetteBob Anderson 508601-93
1961-08-14vs PHI112W  9-246-6675,608 Dick EllsworthFrank SullivanDick EllsworthFrank Sullivan 517603-86
1961-08-15vs PHI113W  6-547-6675,878 Jack CurtisArt MahaffeyJack CurtisArt MahaffeyBob Anderson523608-85
1961-08-16vs PHI114W  9-548-6676,390 Don CardwellChris ShortDon CardwellChris Short 532613-81
1961-08-17vs PIT115W  11-449-6770 Glen HobbieVinegar Bend MizellDick DrottVinegar Bend MizellBob Anderson543617-74
1961-08-17vs PIT116L  3-449-67716,961 Jim BrewerEarl FrancisEarl FrancisJim BrewerRoy Face546621-75
1961-08-18vs PIT117W  2-150-6777,469 Dick EllsworthTom SturdivantDick EllsworthTom Sturdivant 548622-74
1961-08-19vs PIT118L  3-450-68711,777 Jack CurtisHarvey HaddixClem LabineJack Curtis 551626-75
1961-08-20vs PIT119W  1-051-68719,038 Don CardwellBob FriendDon CardwellBob Friend 552626-74
1961-08-22@ PHI120L  0-651-6974,957Dick EllsworthArt MahaffeyArt MahaffeyDick Ellsworth 552632-80
1961-08-24@ PHI121L  4-751-7072,773Jack CurtisJim OwensJim OwensJack CurtisDon Ferrarese556639-83
1961-08-25@ PIT122L  0-151-71712,651Don CardwellTom SturdivantTom SturdivantDon Cardwell 556640-84
1961-08-26@ PIT123W  7-352-7179,137Dick EllsworthHarvey HaddixBarney SchultzRoy FaceBob Anderson563643-80
1961-08-27@ PIT124L  3-753-7270Jack CurtisJoe GibbonJoe GibbonJack CurtisClem Labine566650-84
1961-08-27@ PIT125W  6-553-72715,471Jim BrewerVinegar Bend MizellJim BrewerVinegar Bend MizellBob Anderson572655-83
1961-08-28@ PIT126W  5-454-72713,753Dick DrottEarl FrancisBob AndersonRoy Face 577659-82
1961-08-29vs LAN127L  1-254-73714,578 Don CardwellSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxDon Cardwell 578661-83
1961-08-30vs LAN128L  2-554-74711,292 Dick EllsworthJohnny PodresJohnny PodresDick EllsworthLarry Sherry580666-86
1961-08-31vs SFN129W  6-155-7477,593 Jack CurtisJuan MarichalJack CurtisJuan Marichal 586667-81
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01vs SFN130L  3-455-7575,427 Glen HobbieDick LeMayBilly LoesDon Elston 589671-82
1961-09-02vs SFN131W  7-056-7579,547 Don CardwellJack SanfordDon CardwellJack Sanford 596671-75
1961-09-03vs MLN132W  6-557-7670 Jim BrewerLew BurdetteBarney SchultzLew BurdetteGlen Hobbie602676-74
1961-09-03vs MLN133L  2-457-76722,706 Dick EllsworthTony CloningerTony CloningerDick Ellsworth 604680-76
1961-09-04vs MLN134W  6-258-76716,230 Jack CurtisCarl WilleyJack CurtisCarl Willey 610682-72
1961-09-05vs PIT135L  3-858-7773,417 Glen HobbieTom SturdivantTom SturdivantGlen Hobbie 613690-77
1961-09-06vs PIT136W  6-259-7773,080 Don CardwellJoe GibbonDon CardwellJoe Gibbon 619692-73
1961-09-07vs PIT137L  5-759-7872,752 Jim BrewerHarvey HaddixBobby ShantzJim Brewer 624699-75
1961-09-08vs PHI138W  4-160-7871,533 Dick EllsworthArt MahaffeyDick EllsworthArt Mahaffey 628700-72
1961-09-09vs PHI139L  2-660-7977,110 Jack CurtisJim OwensJim OwensJack Curtis 630706-76
1961-09-10vs PHI140L  6-1460-8077,628 Don CardwellRobin RobertsDon FerrareseBarney SchultzFrank Sullivan636720-84
1961-09-12@ CIN141L  2-760-81712,487Dick EllsworthJim O'TooleJim O'TooleDick Ellsworth 638727-89
1961-09-14@ SLN142L  7-860-8370Don CardwellErnie BroglioEd BautaBarney Schultz 645735-90
1961-09-14@ SLN143L  5-660-8375,835Jack CurtisCurt SimmonsCraig AndersonDon Elston 650741-91
1961-09-15@ SFN144L  1-560-8479,850Dick DrottJack SanfordJack SanfordDick DrottStu Miller651746-95
1961-09-16@ SFN145L  3-460-8578,564Dick EllsworthMike McCormickStu MillerBob Anderson 654750-96
1961-09-17@ SFN146L  2-860-86723,865Jack CurtisBilly O'DellBilly O'DellJack Curtis 656758-102
1961-09-18@ LAN147W  5-361-86710,409Don CardwellPhil OrtegaDon CardwellPhil Ortega 661761-100
1961-09-19@ LAN148W  7-362-86710,792Bob AndersonStan WilliamsBob AndersonStan Williams 668764-96
1961-09-20@ LAN149L  2-362-87712,068Dick EllsworthSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxBarney Schultz 670767-97
1961-09-23@ MLN150L  3-662-8878,706Jack CurtisTony CloningerTony CloningerJack Curtis 673773-100
1961-09-24@ MLN151L  0-863-8970Don CardwellWarren SpahnWarren SpahnDon Cardwell 673781-108
1961-09-24@ MLN152W  4-263-8977,262Dick EllsworthBob HendleyDick EllsworthBob HendleyGlen Hobbie677783-106
1961-09-26vs CIN153L  3-663-9073,327 Bob AndersonBob PurkeyJim BrosnanBob Anderson 680789-109
1961-09-27vs SLN154W  5-264-9071,558 Don CardwellLarry JacksonDon CardwellLarry Jackson 685791-106
1961-09-30vs LAN155W  2-165-9074,401 Dick EllsworthPhil OrtegaDick EllsworthPhil Ortega 687792-105
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01vs LAN156L  2-865-9174,325 Don CardwellStan WilliamsStan WilliamsDon CardwellRon Perranoski689800-111


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