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1961 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 101-61 .623
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 841-671 + 170
Roster Continuity 59.73% 15/16
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: Rick Ferrell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,600,710 3/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Heffner
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
Third Base Coach: Phil Cavarretta
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
  • Complete listing of games for the 1961 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1961 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DETvs CLEL5-90-17714No159-4  
    2DETvs CHAW7-01-1448Yes11293  
    3DETvs CHAW6-22-1332Yes--18117
    4DET@ CLEW5-23-1222Yes1231310  
    5DET@ CLEW11-44-1223Yes0.5341717  
    6DETvs NYAW4-38-1111Yes--532429  
    7DETvs NYAL11-138-2111Yes--643727  
    8DETvs BOSL2-58-3222Yes0.5664224  
    9DETvs BOSW9-59-3111Yes--754728
    10DETvs BALW8-210-4111Yes--855332
    11DETvs BALL2-410-4111Yes--855332  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    12DET@ WS2W6-311-4111Yes--915635  
    13DET@ WS2L4-511-5111Yes--956134
    14DET@ WS2W6-012-5111Yes--1016140  
    15DET@ CHAW8-413-5111Yes--1096544
    16DET@ CHAW11-814-5111Yes--1207347
    17DET@ CHAW8-616-5111Yes--1338251
    18DET@ CHAW5-316-5111Yes--1338251  
    19DETvs WS2W7-217-6111Yes--1448955  
    20DETvs WS2L4-517-6111Yes--1448955
    21DETvs WS2W7-118-6111Yes--1519061  
    22DETvs WS2L4-918-7111Yes--1559956  
    23DET@ NYAW4-319-7111Yes--15910257  
    24DET@ NYAW8-320-7111Yes--16710562  
    25DET@ NYAL6-820-9111Yes--17711859  
    26DET@ NYAL4-520-9111Yes--17711859  
    27DET@ BALW10-521-9111Yes--18712364  
    28DET@ BALW10-422-9111Yes--19712770  
    29DET@ BALW9-123-9111Yes--20612878  
    30DET@ BOSL0-123-10111Yes--20612977  
    31DET@ BOSL3-423-11111Yes--20913376  
    32DET@ KC1W5-324-11111Yes--21413678  
    33DET@ KC1W10-225-11111Yes--22413886  
    34DET@ MINW5-226-11111Yes--22914089  
    35DET@ MINW5-427-11111Yes--23414490
    36DET@ MINL6-727-12111Yes--24015189  
    37DETvs KC1W5-329-15111Yes--26218280  
    38DETvs KC1L3-929-15111Yes--26218280
    39DETvs KC1L4-629-16111Yes--26618878
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    40DETvs KC1L4-430-16111Yes--27019278  
    41DETvs MINW2-031-16111Yes--27219280  
    42DETvs MINW2-132-16111Yes--27419381  
    43DETvs MINW10-434-16111Yes--29320093  
    44DETvs MINW9-334-16111Yes--29320093  
    45DET@ CHAL0-834-17111Yes--29320885  
    46DET@ CHAL1-734-18111Yes--29421579  
    47DETvs CLEW2-135-19222Yes--29621779  
    48DETvs CLEL0-135-19222Yes--29621779
    49DETvs CLEL4-535-20222Yes130022278  
    50DETvs CLEW2-036-20222Yes--30222280
    51DETvs WS2L4-737-21222Yes131323578
    52DETvs WS2W7-637-21222Yes131323578  
    53DETvs BOSW7-138-21222Yes0.532023684  
    54DETvs BOSW4-239-21111Yes--32423886  
    55DETvs BOSL1-1039-22111Yes--32524877  
    56DETvs NYAW4-240-22111Yes--32925079  
    57DETvs NYAW12-1041-22111Yes--34126081
    58DETvs NYAL0-941-23111Yes--34126972
    59DET@ WS2W5-442-23111Yes--34627373
    60DET@ WS2W6-443-23111Yes--35227775  
    61DET@ CLEW15-744-23111Yes--36728483
    62DET@ CLEW5-445-23111Yes--37228884
    63DET@ CLEW6-346-24111Yes--38129586
    64DET@ CLEL3-446-24111Yes--38129586  
    65DETvs CHAL1-1146-26111Yes--38731275  
    66DETvs CHAL5-646-26111Yes--38731275
    67DETvs CHAW12-547-26111Yes--39931782  
    68DETvs CHAW5-248-26111Yes--40431985  
    69DET@ BALW6-549-26111Yes--41032486  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    70DET@ BALW11-850-26111Yes--42133289  
    71DET@ BALL3-650-27111Yes--42433886
    72DET@ NYAL2-651-28111Yes--43034783  
    73DET@ NYAW4-351-28111Yes--43034783
    74DET@ BOSW6-252-29111Yes--43935782  
    75DET@ BOSL3-852-29111Yes--43935782
    76DET@ BOSW3-053-29111Yes--44235785
    77DETvs MINL2-556-31111Yes--45637185  
    78DETvs MINW2-157-31111Yes--45837286  
    79DETvs KC1W8-359-31111Yes--477376101  
    80DETvs KC1W11-159-31111Yes--477376101  
    81DETvs KC1W7-460-31111Yes--484380104
    82DETvs BALL7-860-32111Yes--491388103  
    83DETvs BALL2-460-33111Yes--493392101
    84DETvs BALW15-861-33111Yes--508400108
    85DET@ KC1L2-361-34111Yes--510403107  
    86DET@ KC1W6-463-34111Yes--533421112
    87DET@ KC1W17-1463-34111Yes--533421112
    88DETvs MINL3-465-36222Yes--550436114
    89DETvs MINL4-565-37222Yes1554441113
    90DETvs MINL0-465-38222Yes0.5554445109  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    91DETvs WS2W4-366-39222Yes1.5560454106  
    92DETvs WS2L2-666-39222Yes1.5560454106
    93DETvs WS2W2-167-39222Yes0.5562455107  
    94DETvs CLEW6-168-39222Yes0.5568456112  
    95DETvs CLEW7-669-39222Yes0.5575462113
    96DETvs CLEL5-970-40222Yes1.5582472110  
    97DETvs CLEW2-170-40222Yes1.5582472110  
    98DET@ CHAW3-071-40222Yes2585472113  
    99DET@ CHAW8-272-40222Yes2593474119  
    100DET@ CHAW3-273-40222Yes2596476120  
    101DET@ MINL1-273-41222Yes3597478119  
    102DET@ MINW17-374-41222Yes2614481133  
    103DET@ MINL5-1374-42222Yes2.5619494125
    104DETvs BALW2-076-42222Yes1624496128  
    105DETvs BALW3-276-42222Yes1624496128  
    106DETvs BALL2-876-43222Yes2626504122  
    107DETvs BALL1-376-44222Yes3627507120  
    108DETvs BOSW5-077-44222Yes2632507125  
    109DETvs BOSW3-278-44222Yes2635509126  
    110DETvs BOSW6-180-44222Yes2648516132  
    111DETvs BOSW7-680-44222Yes2648516132  
    112DET@ CLEW8-181-44222Yes1656517139  
    113DET@ CLEL2-481-45222Yes2658521137
    114DET@ CLEW6-082-45222Yes1664521143  
    115DET@ WS2W6-083-45222Yes1670521149  
    116DET@ WS2W7-485-45222Yes1687526161
    117DET@ WS2W10-185-45222Yes1687526161  
    118DET@ WS2W7-386-45222Yes0.5694529165
    119DETvs CHAL3-486-46222Yes0.5697533164
    120DETvs CHAL4-786-47222Yes1.5701540161  
    121DETvs CHAW8-287-47222Yes0.5709542167  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    122DET@ NYAL0-187-48222Yes1.5709543166  
    123DET@ NYAL2-787-49222Yes2.5711550161
    124DET@ NYAL5-887-50222Yes3.5716558158  
    125DET@ BALL1-487-52222Yes5.5720568152
    126DET@ BALL3-687-52222Yes5.5720568152
    127DET@ BALL0-187-53222Yes6.5720569151
    128DET@ BOSL4-887-54222Yes8724577147  
    129DET@ BOSL2-987-55222Yes9726586140  
    130DET@ BOSW3-188-55222Yes9729587142
    131DET@ BOSL7-888-56222Yes10.5736595141
    132DETvs KC1W3-189-56222Yes10.5739596143  
    133DETvs KC1W8-090-56222Yes10747596151  
    134DETvs KC1L2-590-57222Yes9.5749601148  
    135DETvs NYAW4-291-58222Yes9.5754614140  
    136DETvs NYAL1-1191-58222Yes9.5754614140  
    137DETvs NYAW10-492-58222Yes8.5764618146  
    138DETvs NYAL4-692-59222Yes9.5768624144  
    139DET@ KC1L3-698-60222Yes7806650156  
    140DET@ KC1W6-498-60222Yes7806650156
    141DET@ KC1L5-898-61222Yes8811658153
    142DET@ KC1W10-299-61222Yes7821660161
    143DET@ MINW6-4100-61222Yes7827664163  
    144DET@ MINW6-4101-61222Yes7833668165  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    145DET@ MINW8-3102-61222Yes7841671170  


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