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1961 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  101-61   .623
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Bob Scheffing
General Manager:   Rick Ferrell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,600,710
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gerry Staley (40)
Youngest Player:  Bill Freehan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (9)
Top Hitter:  Norm Cash (1)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Bunning (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  59.73%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-04-11vs CLE1L  5-90-1841,643 Jim BunningJim PerryJim PerryJim Bunning 59-4
1961-04-14vs CHA2W  7-01-144,288 Frank LaryFrank BaumannFrank LaryFrank Baumann 1293
1961-04-15vs CHA3W  6-22-135,371 Don MossiCal McLishDon MossiCal McLishTerry Fox18117
1961-04-19@ CLE4W  5-23-1228,216Jim BunningJim PerryTerry FoxFrank Funk 231310
1961-04-20@ CLE5W  11-44-122,272Frank LaryGary BellFrank LaryGary Bell 341717
1961-04-21vs LAA6W  9-15-123,335 Don MossiJerry CasaleDon MossiJerry Casale 431825
1961-04-23vs LAA7W  3-17-110 Bob BruceKen McBrideBob BruceKen McBrideJim Donohue461927
1961-04-23vs LAA8W  3-27-1125,466 Jim BunningRon KlineJim DonohueRon Moeller 492128
1961-04-24vs NYA9W  4-38-115,662 Frank LaryBob TurleyFrank LaryBob Turley 532429
1961-04-26vs NYA10L  11-138-214,676 Don MossiWhitey FordLuis ArroyoHank Aguirre 643727
1961-04-27vs BOS11L  2-58-322,844 Jim BunningIke DelockDave HillmanJim Bunning 664224
1961-04-29vs BOS12W  9-59-315,366 Frank LaryTom BrewerFrank LaryTom BrewerHank Aguirre754728
1961-04-30vs BAL13W  8-210-410 Don MossiSteve BarberPhil ReganSteve BarberHank Aguirre834934
1961-04-30vs BAL14L  2-410-4126,094 Paul FoytackHal BrownHal BrownPaul Foytack 855332
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-05-02@ WS215W  6-311-414,543Jim BunningTom SturdivantJim BunningTom Sturdivant 915635
1961-05-03@ WS216L  4-511-514,017Frank LaryJoe McClainJoe McClainFrank LaryDave Sisler956134
1961-05-04@ WS217W  6-012-514,682Don MossiBennie DanielsDon MossiBennie Daniels 1016140
1961-05-05@ CHA18W  8-413-5114,602Paul FoytackBob ShawPaul FoytackBob ShawHank Aguirre1096544
1961-05-06@ CHA19W  11-814-515,710Jim BunningBilly PierceHank AguirreGerry StaleyTerry Fox1207347
1961-05-07@ CHA20W  8-616-510Frank LaryEarly WynnJoe GrzendaEarly WynnHank Aguirre1287949
1961-05-07@ CHA21W  5-316-5121,567Phil ReganCal McLishPhil ReganCal McLish 1338251
1961-05-09vs WS222W  7-217-610 Don MossiJoe McClainDon MossiJoe McClain 1408456
1961-05-09vs WS223L  4-517-6125,946 Paul FoytackBennie DanielsBennie DanielsPaul FoytackDave Sisler1448955
1961-05-10vs WS224W  7-118-615,012 Jim BunningEd HobaughJim BunningEd Hobaugh 1519061
1961-05-11vs WS225L  4-918-717,599 Bill FischerJohn GablerMarty KutynaBill Fischer 1559956
1961-05-12@ NYA26W  4-319-7123,556Frank LaryArt DitmarFrank LaryJim Coates 15910257
1961-05-13@ NYA27W  8-320-7118,036Phil ReganBob TurleyPhil ReganBob Turley 16710562
1961-05-14@ NYA28L  4-520-910Don MossiWhitey FordJim CoatesHank Aguirre 17111061
1961-05-14@ NYA29L  6-820-9140,968Jim BunningRalph TerryJim CoatesJim Bunning 17711859
1961-05-15@ BAL30W  10-521-9115,783Paul FoytackDick HallPaul FoytackDick Hall 18712364
1961-05-16@ BAL31W  10-422-9112,813Frank LarySteve BarberFrank LarySteve Barber 19712770
1961-05-17@ BAL32W  9-123-9111,701Phil ReganJack FisherPhil ReganJack Fisher 20612878
1961-05-18@ BOS33L  0-123-1017,726Jim BunningGene ConleyGene ConleyJim Bunning 20612977
1961-05-20@ BOS34L  3-423-11110,085Don MossiBilly MuffettDave HillmanHank Aguirre 20913376
1961-05-21@ KC135W  5-324-1117,000Frank LaryBud DaleyFrank LaryBud Daley 21413678
1961-05-22@ KC136W  10-225-1114,014Phil ReganNorm BassPhil ReganNorm Bass 22413886
1961-05-23@ MIN37W  5-226-11124,449Jim BunningJack KralickHank AguirreRay Moore 22914089
1961-05-24@ MIN38W  5-427-11124,358Don MossiCamilo PascualDon MossiCamilo PascualBill Fischer23414490
1961-05-25@ MIN39L  6-727-1218,549Paul FoytackPedro RamosPaul GielJim Donohue 24015189
1961-05-26@ LAA40L  4-527-13112,557Frank LaryRon KlineRyne DurenFrank Lary 24415688
1961-05-27@ LAA41L  1-1027-1419,870Phil ReganKen McBrideKen McBridePhil Regan 24516679
1961-05-28@ LAA42W  9-428-14114,086Jim BunningArt FowlerJim BunningRyne DurenTerry Fox25417084
1961-05-30vs KC143W  5-329-1510 Don MossiJim ArcherBill FischerBill Kunkel 25917386
1961-05-30vs KC144L  3-929-15151,791 Paul FoytackJerry WalkerJerry WalkerPaul FoytackBill Kunkel26218280
1961-05-31vs KC145L  4-629-1617,397 Frank LaryJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallFrank LaryBill Kunkel26618878
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-06-01vs KC146W  4-430-1613,970 Phil ReganRay Herbert 27019278
1961-06-02vs MIN47W  2-031-16122,141 Jim BunningJack KralickJim BunningJack Kralick 27219280
1961-06-03vs MIN48W  2-132-16111,311 Don MossiPedro RamosDon MossiPedro Ramos 27419381
1961-06-04vs MIN49W  10-434-1610 Frank LaryCamilo PascualFrank LaryCamilo Pascual 28419787
1961-06-04vs MIN50W  9-334-16132,761 Bob BruceJim KaatPaul FoytackJim Kaat 29320093
1961-06-05@ CHA51L  0-834-17117,166Phil ReganFrank BaumannFrank BaumannPhil Regan 29320885
1961-06-06@ CHA52L  1-734-18118,402Jim BunningEarly WynnTurk LownJim Bunning 29421579
1961-06-08vs CLE53L  0-135-1920 Don MossiJim PerryJim PerryDon MossiFrank Funk29421678
1961-06-08vs CLE54W  2-135-19248,550 Frank LaryWynn HawkinsFrank LaryWynn Hawkins 29621779
1961-06-09vs CLE55L  4-535-20243,427 Phil ReganBobby LockeBarry LatmanPaul Foytack 30022278
1961-06-10vs CLE56W  2-036-20221,124 Jim BunningGary BellJim BunningGary BellBill Fischer30222280
1961-06-11vs WS257L  4-737-2120 Hal WoodeshickJoe McClainJoe McClainHal WoodeshickJohn Gabler30622977
1961-06-11vs WS258W  7-637-21221,723 Bob BruceTom SturdivantPhil ReganDave Sisler 31323578
1961-06-13vs BOS59W  7-138-21214,645 Don MossiGene ConleyDon MossiGene Conley 32023684
1961-06-14vs BOS60W  4-239-2118,202 Frank LaryBilly MuffettFrank LaryBilly Muffett 32423886
1961-06-15vs BOS61L  1-1039-2214,706 Jim BunningBill MonbouquetteBill MonbouquetteJim Bunning 32524877
1961-06-16vs NYA62W  4-240-22151,744 Phil ReganBill StaffordPhil ReganBill Stafford 32925079
1961-06-17vs NYA63W  12-1041-22151,509 Don MossiBud DaleyPaul FoytackBud DaleyTerry Fox34126081
1961-06-18vs NYA64L  0-941-23144,459 Frank LaryWhitey FordWhitey FordFrank LaryLuis Arroyo34126972
1961-06-20@ WS265W  5-442-23111,173Jim BunningDick DonovanJim BunningDick DonovanHank Aguirre34627373
1961-06-22@ WS266W  6-443-2319,685Phil ReganEd HobaughTerry FoxBennie Daniels 35227775
1961-06-23@ CLE67W  15-744-23124,037Don MossiJim PerryDon MossiJim PerryBill Fischer36728483
1961-06-24@ CLE68W  5-445-2319,789Frank LaryMudcat GrantPaul FoytackFrank FunkPhil Regan37228884
1961-06-25@ CLE69W  6-346-2410Jim BunningWynn HawkinsJim BunningWynn HawkinsTerry Fox37829187
1961-06-25@ CLE70L  3-446-24134,979Bob BruceGary BellFrank FunkHank Aguirre 38129586
1961-06-27vs CHA71L  5-646-2610 Jerry CasaleFrank BaumannWarren HackerPaul FoytackTurk Lown38630185
1961-06-27vs CHA72L  1-1146-26157,271 Phil ReganJuan PizarroJuan PizarroPhil Regan 38731275
1961-06-28vs CHA73W  12-547-26119,713 Don MossiRay HerbertDon MossiRay Herbert 39931782
1961-06-29vs CHA74W  5-248-26114,379 Frank LaryCal McLishFrank LaryCal McLish 40431985
1961-06-30@ BAL75W  6-549-26133,710Jim BunningJack FisherTerry FoxHoyt Wilhelm 41032486
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-07-01@ BAL76W  11-850-26110,884Bob BruceHal BrownBill FischerDick Hyde 42133289
1961-07-02@ BAL77L  3-650-27111,115Phil ReganChuck EstradaChuck EstradaPhil ReganBilly Hoeft42433886
1961-07-04@ NYA78L  2-651-2810Don MossiWhitey FordWhitey FordDon Mossi 42634482
1961-07-04@ NYA79W  4-351-28174,246Frank LaryBob TurleyFrank LaryBill StaffordTerry Fox43034783
1961-07-05@ BOS80W  6-252-2917,785Jim BunningBilly MuffettJim BunningBilly Muffett 43634987
1961-07-05@ BOS81L  3-852-29119,965Bob BruceBill MonbouquetteBill MonbouquetteBob BruceMike Fornieles43935782
1961-07-06@ BOS82W  3-053-29113,008Phil ReganGalen CiscoPhil ReganGalen CiscoTerry Fox44235785
1961-07-07vs LAA83L  2-453-30137,839 Hal WoodeshickKen McBrideKen McBrideTerry Fox 44436183
1961-07-08vs LAA84W  3-254-30121,084 Don MossiTed BowsfieldFred GladdingTed BowsfieldHank Aguirre44736384
1961-07-09vs LAA85W  1-056-3010 Frank LaryEli GrbaFrank LaryEli Grba 44836385
1961-07-09vs LAA86W  6-356-30136,495 Jim BunningRyne DurenJim BunningRyne DurenHank Aguirre45436688
1961-07-14vs MIN87L  2-556-31130,999 Frank LaryJack KralickJack KralickFrank Lary 45637185
1961-07-15vs MIN88W  2-157-31112,325 Jim BunningCamilo PascualJim BunningCamilo Pascual 45837286
1961-07-16vs KC189W  11-159-3110 Don MossiJim ArcherDon MossiJim Archer 46937396
1961-07-16vs KC190W  8-359-31121,468 Phil ReganJerry WalkerPhil ReganJerry Walker 477376101
1961-07-17vs KC191W  7-460-31112,736 Paul FoytackJoe NuxhallPaul FoytackJoe NuxhallTerry Fox484380104
1961-07-18vs BAL92L  7-860-32131,018 Frank LaryChuck EstradaHoyt WilhelmBill Fischer 491388103
1961-07-19vs BAL93L  2-460-33129,475 Jim BunningJack FisherJack FisherJim BunningHal Brown493392101
1961-07-20vs BAL94W  15-861-33118,269 Don MossiSteve BarberHal WoodeshickSteve BarberHank Aguirre508400108
1961-07-21@ KC195L  2-361-34116,548Phil ReganJim ArcherJim ArcherPhil Regan 510403107
1961-07-23@ KC196W  6-463-3410Paul FoytackBob ShawPaul FoytackJoe NuxhallDon Mossi516407109
1961-07-23@ KC197W  17-1463-34117,852Frank LaryEd RakowBill FischerArt DitmarPhil Regan533421112
1961-07-24@ LAA98W  5-264-34111,935Jim BunningJim DonohueJim BunningJim Donohue 538423115
1961-07-25@ LAA99L  4-564-3518,316Don MossiKen McBrideRyne DurenPhil Regan 542428114
1961-07-26@ LAA100W  5-465-35112,936Frank LaryRon MoellerFrank LaryRon Moeller 547432115
1961-07-28vs MIN101L  3-465-36235,034 Paul FoytackPedro RamosPedro RamosPaul FoytackRay Moore550436114
1961-07-29vs MIN102L  4-565-37213,420 Jim BunningJim KaatJim KaatJim BunningBill Pleis554441113
1961-07-30vs MIN103L  0-465-38216,121 Frank LaryJack KralickJack KralickFrank Lary 554445109
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-08-02vs WS2104W  4-366-3920 Don MossiMarty KutynaDon MossiMarty Kutyna 558448110
1961-08-02vs WS2105L  2-666-39227,010 Paul FoytackJoe McClainJohnny KlippsteinPhil ReganPete Burnside560454106
1961-08-03vs WS2106W  2-167-3928,991 Jim BunningBennie DanielsJim BunningBennie Daniels 562455107
1961-08-04vs CLE107W  6-168-39238,926 Frank LaryBarry LatmanFrank LaryBarry Latman 568456112
1961-08-05vs CLE108W  7-669-39223,785 Phil ReganGary BellPhil ReganGary BellJim Bunning575462113
1961-08-06vs CLE109W  2-170-4020 Don MossiJim PerryDon MossiJim Perry 577463114
1961-08-06vs CLE110L  5-970-40249,666 Paul FoytackMudcat GrantMudcat GrantBob Bruce 582472110
1961-08-08@ CHA111W  3-071-40232,518Jim BunningFrank BaumannJim BunningFrank Baumann 585472113
1961-08-09@ CHA112W  8-272-40227,374Frank LaryCal McLishFrank LaryCal McLish 593474119
1961-08-10@ CHA113W  3-273-40210,149Don MossiJuan PizarroDon MossiJuan Pizarro 596476120
1961-08-11@ MIN114L  1-273-41234,117Paul FoytackPedro RamosPedro RamosPaul Foytack 597478119
1961-08-12@ MIN115W  17-374-41228,871Jim BunningDon LeeJim BunningDon Lee 614481133
1961-08-13@ MIN116L  5-1374-42229,383Ron KlineCamilo PascualCamilo PascualRon KlineRay Moore619494125
1961-08-15vs BAL117W  2-076-4220 Frank LaryChuck EstradaFrank LaryChuck Estrada 621494127
1961-08-15vs BAL118W  3-276-42249,558 Don MossiHal BrownGerry StaleyHal Brown 624496128
1961-08-16vs BAL119L  2-876-43219,754 Jim BunningMilt PappasMilt PappasJim Bunning 626504122
1961-08-17vs BAL120L  1-376-44224,241 Paul FoytackJack FisherJack FisherPaul Foytack 627507120
1961-08-18vs BOS121W  5-077-44233,733 Ron KlineBill MonbouquetteRon KlineBill Monbouquette 632507125
1961-08-19vs BOS122W  3-278-44217,965 Don MossiDave HillmanHank AguirreMike Fornieles 635509126
1961-08-20vs BOS123W  6-180-4420 Frank LaryGene ConleyFrank LaryGene Conley 641510131
1961-08-20vs BOS124W  7-680-44237,793 Jim BunningTracy StallardTerry FoxTracy Stallard 648516132
1961-08-22@ CLE125W  8-181-44211,012Paul FoytackMudcat GrantPaul FoytackMudcat Grant 656517139
1961-08-23@ CLE126L  2-481-45210,460Don MossiBarry LatmanBarry LatmanDon MossiFrank Funk658521137
1961-08-24@ CLE127W  6-082-45210,542Frank LaryJim PerryFrank LaryJim Perry 664521143
1961-08-25@ WS2128W  6-083-4527,907Jim BunningJohn GablerJim BunningJohn Gabler 670521149
1961-08-27@ WS2129W  7-485-4520Don MossiBennie DanielsDon MossiBennie DanielsGerry Staley677525152
1961-08-27@ WS2130W  10-185-45210,542Paul FoytackDave SislerPaul FoytackDave Sisler 687526161
1961-08-28@ WS2131W  7-386-4522,506Ron KlineJoe McClainRon KlineJoe McClainTerry Fox694529165
1961-08-29vs CHA132L  3-486-46247,830 Frank LaryRay HerbertRay HerbertFrank LaryTurk Lown697533164
1961-08-30vs CHA133L  4-786-47237,490 Jim BunningJuan PizarroJuan PizarroJim Bunning 701540161
1961-08-31vs CHA134W  8-287-47225,504 Paul FoytackFrank BaumannPaul FoytackFrank Baumann 709542167
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-09-01@ NYA135L  0-187-48265,566Don MossiWhitey FordLuis ArroyoDon Mossi 709543166
1961-09-02@ NYA136L  2-787-49250,261Frank LaryRalph TerryRalph TerryFrank LaryLuis Arroyo711550161
1961-09-03@ NYA137L  5-887-50255,676Jim BunningBill StaffordLuis ArroyoGerry Staley 716558158
1961-09-04@ BAL138L  3-687-5220Paul FoytackJack FisherJack FisherPaul FoytackHoyt Wilhelm719564155
1961-09-04@ BAL139L  1-487-52219,334Ron KlineBilly HoeftBilly HoeftRon KlineHoyt Wilhelm720568152
1961-09-05@ BAL140L  0-187-53213,841Don MossiChuck EstradaChuck EstradaDon MossiSteve Barber720569151
1961-09-07@ BOS141L  4-887-5424,180Frank LaryBill MonbouquetteBill MonbouquetteFrank Lary 724577147
1961-09-08@ BOS142L  2-987-55218,525Jim BunningTracy StallardMike FornielesJim Bunning 726586140
1961-09-09@ BOS143W  3-188-55212,733Ron KlineIke DelockRon KlineIke DelockTerry Fox729587142
1961-09-10@ BOS144L  7-888-56214,409Don MossiGene ConleyGene ConleyDon MossiArnold Earley736595141
1961-09-12vs KC1145W  3-189-56210,984 Frank LaryJerry WalkerFrank LaryJerry Walker 739596143
1961-09-13vs KC1146W  8-090-5622,785 Jim BunningJim ArcherJim BunningJim Archer 747596151
1961-09-14vs KC1147L  2-590-5722,269 Paul FoytackBob ShawBob ShawPaul Foytack 749601148
1961-09-15vs NYA148L  1-1191-5820 Don MossiWhitey FordWhitey FordDon Mossi 750612138
1961-09-15vs NYA149W  4-291-58242,267 Ron KlineBud DaleyRon KlineBud Daley 754614140
1961-09-16vs NYA150W  10-492-58235,820 Frank LaryRalph TerryFrank LaryRalph Terry 764618146
1961-09-17vs NYA151L  4-692-59244,219 Jim BunningBill StaffordLuis ArroyoTerry Fox 768624144
1961-09-19vs LAA152W  6-293-5923,494 Don MossiKen McBrideDon MossiKen McBride 774626148
1961-09-20vs LAA153W  6-394-5923,116 Ron KlineTed BowsfieldRon KlineTed Bowsfield 780629151
1961-09-22@ LAA154W  6-495-5925,792Frank LaryEli GrbaFrank LaryEli Grba 786633153
1961-09-23@ LAA155W  4-296-5922,939Jim BunningKen McBrideJim BunningKen McBrideTerry Fox790635155
1961-09-24@ LAA156W  7-597-5925,518Paul FoytackDean ChanceHowie KoplitzArt Fowler 797640157
1961-09-25@ KC1157W  6-498-6020Don MossiJim ArcherHank AguirreJim ArcherGerry Staley803644159
1961-09-25@ KC1158L  3-698-6023,365Ron KlineBob ShawBob ShawRon Kline 806650156
1961-09-26@ KC1159L  5-898-6123,262Ron NischwitzNorm BassNorm BassRon NischwitzJoe Nuxhall811658153
1961-09-27@ KC1160W  10-299-6122,722Frank LaryJerry WalkerFrank LaryJerry WalkerTerry Fox821660161
1961-09-29@ MIN161W  6-4100-6123,151Jim BunningCamilo PascualTerry FoxCamilo Pascual 827664163
1961-09-30@ MIN162W  6-4101-6128,668Howie KoplitzJim KaatHowie KoplitzJim Kaat 833668165
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1961-10-01@ MIN163W  8-3102-61215,723Paul FoytackAl SchrollPaul FoytackAl Schroll 841671170


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