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1961 Milwaukee BravesSeason Roster
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John DeMerit played for the 1961 Milwaukee Braves
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
Location
Record83-71 (4th)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkCounty Stadium
ManagerBirdie Tebbetts,Chuck DressenGeneral ManagerJohn McHale
CoachesGeorge Myatt (Assistant Coach), Andy Pafko (Assistant Coach), Whit Wyatt (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,101,441 (Rank: 9th)
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1961 Statistics -- 1961 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1961 Milwaukee Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1961 baseball season.

1961 Milwaukee Braves Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
44Hank AaronOF6-0 180 R-R 1934-02-05 27Mobile,Alabama MLB1952-19761954-1976Central (Mobile,AL)
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
9Joe Adcock1B6-4 220 R-R 1927-10-30 33Coushatta,Louisiana MLB1950-19661950-1966Coushatta (Coushatta,LA)Louisiana St    
43Johnny AntonelliP6-0 190 L-L 1930-04-12 31Rochester,New York MLB1948-19611948-1961Thomas Jefferson (Rochester,NY)Bowling Green St    
2Frank Bolling2B6-1 175 R-R 1931-11-16 29Mobile,Alabama MLB1954-19661954-1966McGill-Toolen (Mobile,AL)Spring Hill Col    
3Bob Boyd1B5-10 170 L-L 1925-10-01 35Potts Camp,Mississippi MLB1951-19611951-1961New Albany (New Albany,MS)    
30George BrunetP6-1 210 R-L 1935-06-08 26Houghton,Michigan MLB1956-19711956-1971Calumet (Calumet,MI)    
10Bob BuhlP6-2 190 R-R 1928-08-12 32Saginaw,Michigan MLB1953-19671953-1967Saginaw (Saginaw,MI)    
33Lew BurdetteP6-2 190 R-R 1926-11-22 34Nitro,West Virginia MLB1950-19671950-1967Nitro (Nitro,WV)Richmond    
30Neil ChrisleyOF6-3 187 L-R 1931-12-16 29Calhoun Falls,South Carolina MLB1957-19611957-1961Calhoun Falls (Calhoun Falls,SC)    
19Gino CimoliOF6-2 200 R-R 1929-12-18 31San Francisco,California MLB1956-19651956-1965Galileo (San Francisco,CA)    
40Tony CloningerP6-0 210 R-R 1940-08-13 20Lincoln County,North Carolina MLB1958-19721961-1972Rock Springs (Denver,NC)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
43Wes CovingtonOF6-1 205 L-R 1932-03-27 29Laurinburg,North Carolina MLB1956-19661956-1966      
1Del CrandallC6-1 195 R-R 1930-03-05 31Ontario,California MLB1949-19661949-1966Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)    
29John DeMeritOF6-1 195 R-R 1936-01-08 25West Bend,Wisconsin MLB1957-19621957-1962Port Washington (Port Washington,WI)Wisconsin    
17Moe DrabowskyP6-2 200 R-R 1935-07-21 25Ozanna,Poland MLB1956-19721956-1972Loomis Chaffee School (Windsor,CT)Trinity Col    
36Bob HendleyP6-2 190 R-L 1939-04-30 22Macon,Georgia MLB1961-19671961-1967Lanier (Sugar Hill,GA)
1957-   UDFA-MLB
 
30Mack JonesOF6-1 180 L-R 1938-11-06 22Atlanta,Georgia MLB1961-19711961-1971Henry McNeal Turner (Atlanta,GA)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
6Charlie LauC6-0 190 L-R 1933-04-12 28Romulus,Michigan MLB1956-19671956-1967Romulus (Romulus,MI)    
23Johnny LoganSS5-11 175 R-R 1927-03-23 34Endicott,New York MLB1951-19631951-1963Union-Endicott (Endicott,NY)    
36Ken MacKenzieP6-0 185 R-L 1934-03-10 27Gore Bay,Ontario MLB1960-19651960-1965   Yale U.
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
18Felix MantillaSS-OF6-0 160 R-R 1934-07-29 26Isabela,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19661956-1966      
3Billy Martin2B5-11 165 R-R 1928-05-16 33Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)    
41Eddie Mathews3B6-1 200 L-R 1931-10-13 29Texarkana,Texas MLB1952-19681952-1968Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)    
24Lee MayeOF6-2 190 L-R 1934-12-11 26Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1959-19711959-1971Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Don McMahonP6-2 222 R-R 1930-01-04 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19741957-1974Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn,NY)    
11Roy McMillanSS5-11 170 R-R 1929-07-17 31Bonham,Texas MLB1951-19661951-1966Bonham (Bonham,TX)Texas A&M U.    
19Seth MoreheadP6-0 195 L-L 1934-08-15 26Houston,Texas MLB1957-19611957-1961C.E. Byrd (Shreveport,LA)Baylor U.    
32Don NottebartP6-1 190 R-R 1936-01-23 25West Newton,Massachusetts MLB1960-19691960-1969Lexington (Lexington,MA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
40Chi-Chi OlivoP6-2 215 R-R 1928-03-18 33Guayubin,Dom Rep MLB1961-19661961-1966  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
35Ron PicheP5-11 165 R-R 1935-05-22 26Verdun,Quebec MLB1960-19661960-1966  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
35Claude RaymondP5-10 175 R-R 1937-05-07 24St. Jean,Quebec MLB1959-19711959-1971  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
12Mel RoachOF6-1 190 R-R 1933-01-25 28Richmond,Virginia MLB1953-19621953-1962   Virginia    
21Warren SpahnP6-0 175 L-L 1921-04-23 40Buffalo,New York MLB1942-19651942-1965South Park (Buffalo,NY)    
25Al SpanglerOF6-0 175 L-L 1933-07-08 27Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19711959-1971Olney (Philadelphia,PA)Duke U.
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Hawk TaylorOF6-2 190 R-R 1939-04-03 22Metropolis,Illinois MLB1957-19701957-1970Metropolis Community (Metropolis,IL)    
12Frank ThomasOF6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 32Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mississauga,ON)    
15Joe TorreC6-1 210 R-R 1940-07-18 20Brooklyn,New York MLB1960-19771960-1977St. Francis Prep (Flushing,NY)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
22Sammy WhiteC6-3 195 R-R 1928-07-07 32Wenatchee,Washington MLB1951-19621951-1962Lincoln (Seattle,WA)Washington    
16Carl WilleyP6-0 175 R-R 1931-06-06 30Cherryfield,Maine MLB1958-19651958-1965Cherryfield (Cherryfield,ME)    
39 Players