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1961 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Ron Henry played for the 1961 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record70-90 (7th)League Rank7thMLB Rank13th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerSam Mele,Cookie LavagettoGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesFloyd Baker (Assistant Coach), Ed Lopat (Assistant Coach), Clyde McCullough (Assistant Coach), Sam Mele (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,256,723 (Rank: 5th)
Years Available1901-2019

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 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1961 baseball season.

1961 Minnesota Twins 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)
4Bob AllisonOF6-4 220 R-R 1934-07-11 26Raytown,Missouri MLB1958-19701958-1970Raytown (Raytown,MO)Kansas
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
35Joe AltobelliOF6-0 185 L-L 1932-05-26 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1955-19611955-1961Eastern (Detroit,MI)    
42Gerry ArrigoP6-1 195 L-L 1941-06-12 20Chicago,Illinois MLB1961-19701961-1970Harrison (Chicago,IL)
1960-   UDFA-CHA
 
10Earl BatteyC6-1 205 R-R 1935-01-05 26Los Angeles,California MLB1955-19671955-1967Jordan (Los Angeles,CA)    
29Julio Becquer1B5-11 178 L-L 1931-12-20 29Havana,Cuba MLB1955-19631955-1963      
1Reno Bertoia3B5-11 185 R-R 1935-01-08 26St. Vido Utine,Italy MLB1953-19621953-1962Assumption College School (Windsor,ON)    
38Fred BruckbauerP6-1 185 R-R 1938-05-27 23New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1961-19611961-1961St. Mary's (Sleepy Eye,MN)Minnesota
1959-   UDFA-WS1
 
6Billy ConsoloSS-2B5-11 180 R-R 1934-08-18 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1953-19621953-1962Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)    
16Bert CuetoP6-4 170 R-R 1937-08-14 23San Luis,Cuba MLB1961-19611961-1961  
1956-   UDFA-WS1
 
22Dan DobbekOF6-0 195 L-R 1934-12-06 26Ontonagon,Michigan MLB1959-19611959-1961Ontonagon (Ontonagon,MI)Western Michigan U.
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
41Gary DotterP6-1 180 L-L 1942-08-07 18St. Louis,Missouri MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Billy Gardner2B6-0 180 R-R 1927-07-19 33Waterford,Connecticut MLB1954-19631954-1963      
18Paul GielP5-11 185 R-R 1932-02-29 29Winona,Minnesota MLB1954-19611954-1961Winona (Winona,MN)Minnesota    
7Lenny GreenOF5-11 170 L-L 1933-01-06 28Detroit,Michigan MLB1957-19681957-1968Pershing (Detroit,MI)    
11Ron HenryC6-1 180 R-R 1936-08-07 24Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
25Jake JacobsOF6-0 175 R-R 1937-06-09 24Youngstown,Ohio MLB1960-19611960-1961   Ohio U.
1959-   UDFA-WS1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 22Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
3Harmon Killebrew1B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 25Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
15Jack KralickP6-2 180 L-L 1935-06-01 26Youngstown,Ohio MLB1959-19671959-1967   Michigan St
1955-   UDFA-CHA
 
20Don LeeP6-4 210 R-R 1934-02-26 27Globe,Arizona MLB1957-19661957-1966   Arizona    
23Jim LemonOF6-4 200 R-R 1928-03-23 33Covington,Virginia MLB1950-19631950-1963Covington (Covington,VA)    
6Ted Lepcio3B-2B5-10 177 R-R 1930-07-28 30Utica,New York MLB1952-19611952-1961Proctor (Utica,NY)Seton Hall U.    
1Billy Martin2B5-11 165 R-R 1928-05-16 33Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)    
18Danny McDevittP5-10 175 L-L 1932-11-18 28New York,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962Hallstead (Hallstead,PA)St. Bonaventure U.    
28Don Mincher1B6-3 213 L-R 1938-06-24 23Huntsville,Alabama MLB1956-19721960-1972S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
21Ray MooreP6-1 205 R-R 1926-06-01 35Meadows,Maryland MLB1952-19631952-1963Frederick Sasscer (Upper Marlboro,MD)    
8Hal NaragonC6-0 175 L-R 1928-10-01 32Zanesville,Ohio MLB1951-19621951-1962Barberton (Barberton,OH)    
24,40Ed PalmquistP6-3 195 R-R 1933-06-10 28Los Angeles,California MLB1960-19611960-1961Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles City Col
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
17Camilo PascualP5-11 185 R-R 1934-01-20 27Havana,Cuba MLB1954-19711954-1971      
40Bill PleisP5-10 175 L-L 1937-08-05 23St. Louis,Missouri MLB1961-19661961-1966Kirkwood (Kirkwood,MO)
1956-   UDFA-WS1
 
14,28Pedro RamosP6-0 185 B-R 1935-04-28 26Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1955-19701955-1970      
9Rich Rollins2B-3B5-10 185 R-R 1938-04-16 23Mount Pleasant,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19701961-1970Parma (Parma,OH)Kent St
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
35Ted SadowskiP6-1 190 R-R 1936-04-01 25Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19621960-1962  
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
43Al SchrollP6-2 210 R-R 1932-03-22 29New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1958-19611958-1961   Tulane U.    
6Jim Snyder2B6-1 185 R-R 1932-08-15 28Dearborn,Michigan MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1952-   UDFA-SLA
 
39Lee StangeP5-10 170 R-R 1936-10-27 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1961-19701961-1970Proviso East (Maywood, IL)Drake U.
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
27Chuck StobbsP6-1 185 L-L 1929-07-02 31Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1947-19611947-1961Granby (Norfolk,VA)    
13Bill Tuttle3B-OF6-0 190 R-R 1929-07-04 31Elwood,Illinois MLB1952-19631952-1963   Bradley U.    
5Jose ValdivielsoSS6-1 175 R-R 1934-05-22 27Matanzas,Cuba MLB1955-19611955-1961      
32Elmer ValoOF5-11 190 L-R 1921-03-05 40Ribnik,Czech Republic MLB1940-19611940-1961      
2Zoilo VersallesSS5-10 150 R-R 1939-12-18 21Veldado,Cuba MLB1959-19711959-1971  
1958-   UDFA-WS1
 
24Pete WhisenantOF6-2 200 R-R 1929-12-14 31Asheville,North Carolina MLB1952-19611952-1961  
1947-   UDFA-BSN
 
42 Players