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1961 LOS ANGELES DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Los Angeles,CA
Team Record:  89-65   .578
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Walter Alston
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance:  1,804,250
Playoffs:  -

Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gil Hodges (37)
Youngest Player:  Willie Davis (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Lillis, Roger Craig, Don Demeter, Don Drysdale, Ron Fairly, Jim Gilliam, Gil Hodges, Frank Howard, Sandy Koufax, Norm Larker, Charlie Neal, Johnny Roseboro, Stan Williams, Larry Sherry, Johnny Podres, Duke Snider (4)
Top Hitter:  Maury Wills (11)
Top Pitcher:  Sandy Koufax (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  89.97%
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 
38Bob Aspromonte3BMLB6-2185RightRight6/19/193823Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 

28Doug CamilliCMLB5-11195RightRight9/22/193624Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
35Roger CraigPMLB6-4191RightRight2/17/193031Durham,North CarolinaUDFA 
12Tommy DavisOFMLB6-2205RightRight3/21/193922Brooklyn,New York1957UDFA Brk
3Willie DavisOFMLB6-2181LeftLeft4/15/194021Mineral Springs,Arkansas1959UDFA LAD
7Don DemeterOFMLB6-4190RightRight6/25/193526Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
53Don DrysdalePMLB6-6216RightRight7/23/193624Van Nuys,CaliforniaUDFA 
6Ron Fairly1B-OFMLB5-10181LeftLeft7/12/193822Macon,Georgia1958UDFA LAD
20Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193427Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
19Jim Gilliam2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight10/17/192832Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
41Jim GoldenPMLB6-0175LeftRight3/20/193625Eldon,MissouriUDFA 
15Tim Harkness1BMLB6-2182LeftLeft12/23/193723Lachine,QuebecUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192437Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
25Frank HowardOF-1BMLB6-7255RightRight8/8/193624Columbus,Ohio1958UDFA LAD
32Sandy KoufaxPMLB6-2210RightLeft12/30/193525Brooklyn,New York1955UDFA Brk
5Norm Larker1BMLB6-0200LeftLeft12/27/193030Beaver Meadows,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
11Bob LillisSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight6/2/193031Altadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
9Wally MoonOFMLB6-0175LeftRight4/3/193031Bay,ArkansasUDFA 
43Charlie Neal2B-SSMLB5-10165RightRight1/30/193130Longview,TexasUDFA 
17Phil OrtegaPMLB6-2175RightRight10/7/193921Gilbert,ArizonaUDFA 
23Ed PalmquistPMLB6-3195RightRight6/10/193328Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Ron PerranoskiPMLB6-0192LeftLeft4/1/193625Paterson,New Jersey1958UDFA CHC
22Johnny PodresPMLB5-11192LeftLeft9/30/193228Witherbee,New YorkUDFA 
37Ed RoebuckPMLB6-2185RightRight7/3/193129East Millsboro,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8Johnny RoseboroCMLB5-11190LeftRight5/13/193328Ashland,OhioUDFA 
51Larry SherryPMLB6-2204RightRight7/25/193525Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Norm SherryCMLB5-11181RightRight7/16/193129New York,New YorkUDFA 
18Charley Smith3BMLB6-0177RightRight9/15/193723Charleston,South CarolinaUDFA 
4Duke SniderOFMLB6-0190LeftRight9/19/192634Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
7Daryl SpencerSS-2BMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/192931Wichita,KansasUDFA 
54Carl WarwickOFMLB5-10170RightLeft2/27/193724Dallas,TexasUDFA 
40Stan WilliamsPMLB6-5230RightRight9/14/193624Enfield,New HampshireUDFA 
30Maury WillsSS-3BMLB5-11170BothRight10/2/193228Washington,DCUDFA 
23Gordie WindhornOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/19/193327Watseka,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Miguel AlonzoBroadcaster 
Walter AlstonManager 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Joe BeckerPitching Coach 
Clay BryantAssistant Coach 
Rene CardenasBroadcaster 
Jerry DoggettBroadcaster 
Leo DurocherAssistant Coach 
Jaime JarrinBroadcaster 
Lefty PhillipsScout 
Pete ReiserAssistant Coach 
Vin ScullyBroadcaster 


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