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1961 Los Angeles Angels (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-91 .435
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 744-784 -40
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Fred Haney
Location: Anaheim, California
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 603,510 16/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jack Paepke
Assistant Coach: Bob Elliott
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1961 Los Angeles Angels season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    35Dan Ardell1B6-2190L-L201961Not draftedMLB--
    11Ken Aspromonte2B6-0180R-R291957Not draftedMLB--
    8Earl AverillC-OF5-10190R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    17Julio Becquer1B5-11178L-L291955Not draftedMLB--
    20Steve Bilko1B6-1230R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    43Ted BowsfieldP6-1190R-L261958Not draftedMLB--
    16Fritz BrickellSS5-5157R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    21Rocky BridgesSS-2B5-8175R-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    22Leo BurkeOF-2B5-10190R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    40Jerry CasaleP6-2200R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob CervOF6-0200R-R351951Not draftedMLB--
    31Dean ChanceP6-3200R-R201961Not draftedMLB--
    32Tex ClevengerP6-1180R-R281954Not draftedMLB--
    40Jim DonohueP6-4190R-R221961Not draftedMLB--
    30Ryne DurenP6-1195R-R321954Not draftedMLB--
    24Art FowlerP5-11180R-R381954Not draftedMLB--
    16Jim FregosiSS6-1190R-R191961Not draftedMLB--
    31Ned GarverP5-10180R-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    33Eli GrbaP6-2207R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    12Ken HamlinSS-2B5-10170R-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    46Russ HemanP6-4200R-R281961Not draftedMLB--
    26Ken HuntOF6-1205R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    22Johnny JamesP5-10160L-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    41Ron KlineP6-3205R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    15Ted Kluszewski1B6-2225L-L361947Not draftedMLB--
    1Joe KoppeSS5-10165R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    14Gene Leek3B6-0185R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    37Ken McBrideP6-0195R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    39Ron MoellerP6-0180L-L221956UDFAMLB--
    12Billy Moran2B5-11185R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    47Tom MorganP6-2195R-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    28Albie PearsonOF5-5141L-L261958Not draftedMLB--
    9Del RiceC6-2190R-R381945Not draftedMLB--
    7Buck RodgersC6-2195B-R221961Not draftedMLB--
    6Ed SadowskiC5-11175R-R301960Not draftedMLB--
    29Tom SatrianoC-3B6-1190L-R201961Not draftedMLB--
    35Ray SemprochP5-11180R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    41Jack SpringP6-1180R-L281955Not draftedMLB--
    17Bob SproutP6-0165L-L191961Not draftedMLB--
    11Chuck TannerOF6-0185L-L311955Not draftedMLB--
    4George ThomasOF6-3190R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    32Lee ThomasOF-1B6-2198L-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    29Faye ThroneberryOF6-0190L-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    27Leon WagnerOF6-1195L-R271958UDFAMLB--
    10Eddie Yost3B5-10170R-R341944Not draftedMLB--

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