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1961 Los Angeles DodgersSeason Roster
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Norm Larker played for the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDodgers
LocationLos Angeles,California
Record89-65 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank5th
BallparkLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
ManagerWalter AlstonGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesJoe Becker (Pitching Coach), Clay Bryant (Assistant Coach), Leo Durocher (Assistant Coach), Pete Reiser (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,804,250 (Rank: 1st)
Years Available1890-2019

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 Los Angeles Dodgers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1961 baseball season.

1961 Los Angeles Dodgers 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)
38Bob Aspromonte3B6-2 185 R-R 1938-06-19 23Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19711956-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
28Doug CamilliC5-11 195 R-R 1936-09-22 24Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19691960-1969Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa,CA)Stanford U., Sacramento St
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
35Roger CraigP6-4 191 R-R 1930-02-17 31Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   North Carolina St    
12Tommy DavisOF-3B6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 22Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
3Willie DavisOF6-2 181 L-L 1940-04-15 21Mineral Springs,Arkansas MLB1959-19791960-1979Roosevelt (Los Angeles,CA)
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
7Don DemeterOF6-4 190 R-R 1935-06-25 26Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)    
53Don DrysdaleP6-6 216 R-R 1936-07-23 24Van Nuys,California MLB1956-19691956-1969Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)    
6Ron FairlyOF5-10 181 L-L 1938-07-12 22Macon,Georgia MLB1958-19781958-1978David Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)USC
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
20Turk FarrellP6-4 220 R-R 1934-04-08 27Boston,Massachusetts MLB1956-19691956-1969St. Mary's (Brookline,MA)    
19Jim Gilliam3B-2B5-10 175 B-R 1928-10-17 32Nashville,Tennessee MLB1953-19661953-1966Pearl Cohn Comprehensive (Nashville,TN)    
41Jim GoldenP6-0 175 L-R 1936-03-20 25Eldon,Missouri MLB1960-19631960-1963  
1954-   UDFA-PHI
 
15Tim Harkness1B6-2 182 L-L 1937-12-23 23Lachine,Quebec MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1956-   UDFA-PHI
 
14Gil Hodges1B6-1 200 R-R 1924-04-04 37Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963Petersburg (Petersburg,IN)Saint Joseph's Col    
25Frank HowardOF6-7 255 R-R 1936-08-08 24Columbus,Ohio MLB1958-19731958-1973Columbus South (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
32Sandy KoufaxP6-2 210 R-L 1935-12-30 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1955-19661955-1966Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Cincinnati    
5Norm Larker1B6-0 200 L-L 1930-12-27 30Beaver Meadows,Pennsylvania MLB1958-19631958-1963Hazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)    
11Bob Lillis3B5-11 160 R-R 1930-06-02 31Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)USC
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
9Wally MoonOF6-0 175 L-R 1930-04-03 31Bay,Arkansas MLB1954-19651954-1965Bay (Bay,AR)Texas A&M U.    
43Charlie Neal2B5-10 165 R-R 1931-01-30 30Longview,Texas MLB1956-19631956-1963      
17Phil OrtegaP6-2 175 R-R 1939-10-07 21Gilbert,Arizona MLB1960-19691960-1969Mesa (Mesa,AZ)
1959-   UDFA-LAN
 
23Ed PalmquistP6-3 195 R-R 1933-06-10 28Los Angeles,California MLB1960-19611960-1961Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles City Col
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
16Ron PerranoskiP6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 25Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn,NJ)Michigan St
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
22Johnny PodresP5-11 192 L-L 1932-09-30 28Witherbee,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Mineville (Witherbee,NY)    
37Ed RoebuckP6-2 185 R-R 1931-07-03 29East Millsboro,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19661955-1966Brownsville Area (Brownsville,PA)    
8Johnny RoseboroC5-11 190 L-R 1933-05-13 28Ashland,Ohio MLB1957-19701957-1970Ashland (Ashland,OH)    
51Larry SherryP6-2 204 R-R 1935-07-25 25Los Angeles,California MLB1958-19681958-1968Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)    
34Norm SherryC5-11 181 R-R 1931-07-16 29New York,New York MLB1959-19631959-1963Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)
1950-   UDFA-BRO
 
18Charley Smith3B-SS6-0 177 R-R 1937-09-15 23Charleston,South Carolina MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
4Duke SniderOF6-0 190 L-R 1926-09-19 34Los Angeles,California MLB1947-19641947-1964Compton (Compton,CA)    
7Daryl Spencer3B6-2 190 R-R 1929-07-13 31Wichita,Kansas MLB1952-19631952-1963Wichita East (Wichita,KS)Wichita St    
54Carl WarwickOF5-10 170 R-L 1937-02-27 24Dallas,Texas MLB1961-19661961-1966Sunset (Dallas,TX)Texas Christian U.
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
40Stan WilliamsP6-5 230 R-R 1936-09-14 24Enfield,New Hampshire MLB1958-19721958-1972Denver East (Denver,CO)    
30Maury WillsSS5-11 170 B-R 1932-10-02 28Washington,District of Columbia MLB1959-19721959-1972Cardozo (Washington,DC)
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
23Gordie WindhornOF6-1 185 R-R 1933-12-19 27Watseka,Illinois MLB1959-19621959-1962   Arizona St
1952-   UDFA-NY1
 
34 Players