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1961 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Cincinnati Reds*1549361.604--Fred Hutchinson$0Frank Robinson (1,015)Jim Maloney (1.54)
    2Los Angeles Dodgers1548965.5784.0Walter Alston$0Wally Moon (940)Turk Farrell (1.69)
    3San Francisco Giants1548569.5528.0Alvin Dark$0Willie Mays (977)Sam Jones (1.49)
    4Milwaukee Braves1548371.53910.0Chuck Dressen, Birdie Tebbetts$0Hank Aaron (974)Bob Buhl (1.48)
    5St. Louis Cardinals1548074.51913.0Johnny Keane, Solly Hemus$0Ken Boyer (930)Lindy McDaniel (1.57)
    6Pittsburgh Pirates1547579.48718.0Danny Murtaugh$0Roberto Clemente (949)Earl Francis (1.54)
    7Chicago Cubs1546490.41629.0Lou Klein, Harry Craft, Vedie Himsl, El Tappe$0George Altman (913)Don Elston (1.64)
    8Philadelphia Phillies15447107.30546.0Gene Mauch$0Tony Gonzalez (795)Chris Short (1.79)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Cincinnati RedsLost World Series (Yankees)
    1961 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Chicago Cubs649015453446891364238511766503525539102732645233115.255.322.4187402232
    Cincinnati Reds93611545243710141424735158675703342376129595051109.270.321.4217422205
    Los Angeles Dodgers89651545189735135819340157673864559679623539636117.262.336.4057412102
    Milwaukee Braves83711545288712136519934188662704353488034506240133.258.324.4157392196
    Philadelphia Phillies4710715452135841265185501035495630475928464610828130.243.304.3576611859
    Pittsburgh Pirates75791545311694144823257128646263042872127516437140.273.325.4107352178
    San Francisco Giants85691545233773137921932183709795450676430587048124.264.326.4237492211
    St. Louis Cardinals80741545307703143623651103657462849474533617040108.271.330.3937232083
    1961 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Chicago Cubs64904.48154346251385136468969017653910271.378.861.143.506.67
    Cincinnati Reds93613.7815446940137014147105761584237611.349.291.042.785.00
    Los Angeles Dodgers89654.0415440835137813587356191575967961.428.871.033.895.20
    Milwaukee Braves83713.8915457816139113657126021885348801.368.831.223.455.69
    Philadelphia Phillies471074.6115429713138312655847081034759281.268.230.673.096.04
    Pittsburgh Pirates75793.9215434929136214486945931284287211.389.570.852.834.76
    San Francisco Giants85693.7715439830138813797735821835067641.368.941.193.284.95
    St. Louis Cardinals80743.7415449924136914367035691034947451.419.440.683.254.90


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