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1961 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  83-71   .539
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Chuck Dressen, Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager:   John McHale
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,101,441
Playoffs:  -

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Warren Spahn (40)
Youngest Player:  Tony Cloninger (20)
Longest Tenure:  Johnny Logan, Joe Adcock, Bob Buhl, Lew Burdette, Del Crandall, Warren Spahn, Eddie Mathews (9)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (2)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.54%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9361.604--
LA Dodgers8965.5784.0
SF Giants8569.5528.0
Milwaukee8371.53910.0
St. Louis8074.51913.0
Pittsburgh7579.48718.0
Chi Cubs6490.41629.0
Philadelphia47107.30546.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
44Hank AaronOFMLB6-0180RightRight2/5/193427Mobile,Alabama1952UDFA MLB

9Joe Adcock1B-OFMLB6-4220RightRight10/30/192733Coushatta,LouisianaUDFA 
43Johnny AntonelliPMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193031Rochester,New YorkUDFA 
2Frank Bolling2BMLB6-1175RightRight11/16/193129Mobile,AlabamaUDFA 
3Bob Boyd1BMLB5-10170LeftLeft10/1/192535Potts Camp,MississippiUDFA 
30George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193526Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
10Bob BuhlPMLB6-2190RightRight8/12/192832Saginaw,MichiganUDFA 
33Lew BurdettePMLB6-2190RightRight11/22/192634Nitro,West VirginiaUDFA 
30Neil ChrisleyOFMLB6-3187LeftRight12/16/193129Calhoun Falls,South CarolinaUDFA 
19Gino CimoliOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/18/192931San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
40Tony CloningerPMLB6-0210RightRight8/13/194020Lincoln County,North Carolina1958UDFA MLB
43Wes CovingtonOFMLB6-1205LeftRight3/27/193229Laurinburg,North CarolinaUDFA 
1Del CrandallCMLB6-1195RightRight3/5/193031Ontario,CaliforniaUDFA 
29John DeMeritOFMLB6-1195RightRight1/8/193625West Bend,WisconsinUDFA 
17Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193525Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
36Bob HendleyPMLB6-2190RightLeft4/30/193922Macon,GeorgiaUDFA 
30Mack JonesOFMLB6-1180LeftRight11/6/193822Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
6Charlie LauCMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193328Romulus,MichiganUDFA 
23Johnny LoganSSMLB5-11175RightRight3/23/192734Endicott,New YorkUDFA 
36Ken MacKenziePMLB6-0185RightLeft3/10/193427Gore Bay,OntarioUDFA 
18Felix Mantilla2B-SSMLB6-0160RightRight7/29/193426Isabela,Puerto RicoUDFA 
3Billy Martin2BMLB5-11165RightRight5/16/192833Berkeley,CaliforniaUDFA 
41Eddie Mathews3BMLB6-1200LeftRight10/13/193129Texarkana,TexasUDFA 
24Lee MayeOFMLB6-2190LeftRight12/11/193426Tuscaloosa,AlabamaUDFA 
20Don McMahonPMLB6-2222RightRight1/4/193031Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
11Roy McMillanSSMLB5-11170RightRight7/17/192931Bonham,TexasUDFA 
19Seth MoreheadPMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/15/193426Houston,TexasUDFA 
32Don NottebartPMLB6-1190RightRight1/23/193625West Newton,MassachusettsUDFA 
40Chi-Chi OlivoPMLB6-2215RightRight3/18/192833Guayubin,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
35Ron PichePMLB5-11165RightRight5/22/193526Verdun,QuebecUDFA 
35Claude RaymondPMLB5-10175RightRight5/7/193724St. Jean,QuebecUDFA 
12Mel Roach2B-OFMLB6-1190RightRight1/25/193328Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
21Warren SpahnPMLB6-0175LeftLeft4/23/192140Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
25Al SpanglerOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft7/8/193327Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Hawk TaylorC-OFMLB6-2190RightRight4/3/193922Metropolis,IllinoisUDFA 
12Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192932Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
15Joe TorreC-1BMLB6-1210RightRight7/18/194020Brooklyn,New York1959UDFA MLB
22Sammy WhiteCMLB6-3195RightRight7/7/192832Wenatchee,WashingtonUDFA 
16Carl WilleyPMLB6-0175RightRight6/6/193130Cherryfield,MaineUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Chuck DressenManager 
John McHaleGeneral Manager 
George MyattAssistant Coach 
Andy PafkoAssistant Coach 
Birdie TebbettsManager 
Whit WyattPitching Coach 


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