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Monday, January 1,1962

Monday, January 1,1962

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1961 Final Standings
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1961 AL -- New York Yankees franchise | log 163 109 54 .669 0.0 827 612 215 W3 44-38 65-16 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1961 AL -- Detroit Tigers franchise | log 163 102 61 .626 7.0 841 671 170 W4 51-30 50-32 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 163 96 67 .589 13.0 691 588 103 W3 47-34 48-34 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Chicago White Sox franchise | log 163 86 77 .528 23.0 765 726 39 L4 33-49 53-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Cleveland Indians franchise | log 161 78 83 .484 30.0 737 752 -15 W1 38-42 40-41 5 5 11 Yes dnq
1961 AL -- Boston Red Sox franchise | log 163 76 87 .466 33.0 729 792 -63 L3 26-55 50-32 6 6 12 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 71 90 .441 37.0 708 782 -74 L4 34-46 36-45 7 7 13 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Washington Senators II franchise | log 161 61 100 .379 47.0 618 776 -158 L1 28-54 33-46 8 8 15 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Kansas City Athletics franchise | log 162 61 101 .377 47.5 687 864 -177 W1 28-54 33-47 9 9 16 -- dnq
1961 AL -- Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 0 0 0 -- 27.5 0 0 0 -- 0-0 0-0 10 10 18 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 154 93 61 .604 0.0 710 653 57 L2 46-31 47-30 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1961 NL -- Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 154 89 65 .578 4.0 735 697 38 W1 44-33 45-32 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- San Francisco Giants franchise | log 155 85 70 .548 8.5 773 655 118 L1 40-38 45-32 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Milwaukee Braves franchise | log 155 83 72 .535 10.5 712 656 56 W1 38-40 45-32 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 155 81 74 .523 12.5 703 668 35 W2 32-45 48-30 5 5 9 Yes dnq
1961 NL -- Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 154 75 79 .487 18.0 694 675 19 W2 37-40 38-39 6 6 10 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Chicago Cubs franchise | log 156 65 91 .417 29.0 689 800 -111 L1 24-54 40-38 7 7 14 -- dnq
1961 NL -- Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 155 48 107 .310 45.5 584 796 -212 L3 25-52 22-56 8 8 17 -- dnq
18 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Brant Alyea Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jose Arcia Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Bob Baird Washington Senators II Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Carson-Newman)
John Bateman Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Texas HS)
Larry Bearnarth New York Mets Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Glenn Beckert Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Rich Beck New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Curt Blefary New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Buddy Bradford Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bucky Brandon Houston Colt 45s Hist Unknown transaction
Jim Britton Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (New York HS)
Ike Brown Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Tennessee HS)
Ollie Brown San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Arlo Brunsberg Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Busby Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed contract with Colt 45s
Jim Campanis Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Conrad Cardinal Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Duke Carmel St. Louis Cardinals Hist Unknown transaction
Glen Clark Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ron Clark Los Angeles Angels Hist Unknown transaction
Wayne Comer Washington Senators II Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Constable Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed contract with Braves
Casey Cox Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jerry Crider Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bobby Darwin Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Don Dennis St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Derrick Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (South Carolina HS)
Steve Dillon New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Dukes New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ernie Fazio Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Ferraro New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Fisher Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jerry Fosnow Minnesota Twins Hist Unknown transaction
Joe Foy Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tito Fuentes San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Cuba)
Ruben Gomez Cleveland Indians Hist Unknown transaction
Derrell Griffith Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Grim -- Hist Released by Cardinals
Jim Hardin New York Mets Hist Signed as amateur free agent
J.C. Hartman -- Hist Returned to Houston (American Association)
J.C. Hartman Houston Colt 45s Hist Selected from Houston (American Association) by Houston Colt 45s in Minor League Draft
Hal Haydel Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Louisiana HS)
Pat House Milwaukee Braves Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bruce Howard Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Larry Jaster St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ben Johnson Houston Colt 45s Hist Unknown transaction
Steve Jones Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Joyce Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Ed Kirkpatrick Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Fred Klages Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Pennsylvania HS)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Hal Kurtz Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim Lefebvre Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Pete Lovrich Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Arizona State)
Tom Matchick St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dave McDonald New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jim McGlothlin Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Denny McLain Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
John Miller New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Barry Moore Washington Senators II Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Billy Murphy New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Chuck Nieson Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Joe Nuxhall Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1962-1962 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Darrell Osteen Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Pepper Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Luis Peraza -- Hist Released by Yankees
Cecil Perkins New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Shepherd)
Grover Powell New York Mets Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (UDFA Pennsylvania)
Paul Ratliff Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Rich Reese Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (UDFA Ohio HS)
Garry Roggenburk Minnesota Twins Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dayton)
Paul Schaal Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed contract with Cardinals
Jim Shellenback New York Yankees Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Bernie Smith New York Mets Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Al Stanek San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ed Sukla Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Bob Taylor San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Carl Taylor Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Florida HS)
Luis Tiant Cleveland Indians Hist Sold by Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) to Cleveland Indians
Tom Tischinski Kansas City Athletics Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Missouri HS)
Ken Turner Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Glenn Vaughan Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Houston)
Don Wallace Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Jackie Warner Los Angeles Angels Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (California HS)
Steve Whitaker New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Williams Kansas City Athletics Hist Unknown transaction
Jimmy Wynn Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Chris Zachary Houston Colt 45s Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Tennessee HS)
Joe Shipley -- Hist Released by Athletics
89 record(s)