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1961 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-65 .578
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 735-697 + 38
Roster Continuity 89.97% 2/16
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance: 1,804,250 1/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Leo Durocher
Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Pete Reiser
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National 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 Dodgers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    28Doug CamilliC5-11195R-R241960Not draftedMLB--
    35Roger CraigP6-4191R-R311955Not draftedMLB--
    12Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R221959Not draftedMLB--
    3Willie DavisOF6-2181L-L211960Not draftedMLB--
    7Don DemeterOF6-4190R-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    53Don DrysdaleP6-6216R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    6Ron Fairly1B-OF5-10181L-L221958Not draftedMLB--
    20Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim Gilliam2B-3B5-10175B-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    41Jim GoldenP6-0175L-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    15Tim Harkness1B6-2182L-L231961Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R371943Not draftedMLB--
    25Frank HowardOF-1B6-7255R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    32Sandy KoufaxP6-2210R-L251955Not draftedMLB--
    5Norm Larker1B6-0200L-L301958Not draftedMLB--
    11Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R311958Not draftedMLB--
    9Wally MoonOF6-0175L-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    43Charlie Neal2B-SS5-10165R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    17Phil OrtegaP6-2175R-R211960Not draftedMLB--
    23Ed PalmquistP6-3195R-R281960UDFAMLB--
    16Ron PerranoskiP6-0192L-L251961Not draftedMLB--
    22Johnny PodresP5-11192L-L281953Not draftedMLB--
    37Ed RoebuckP6-2185R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    8Johnny RoseboroC5-11190L-R281957Not draftedMLB--
    51Larry SherryP6-2204R-R251958Not draftedMLB--
    34Norm SherryC5-11181R-R291959Not draftedMLB--
    18Charley Smith3B6-0177R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    4Duke SniderOF6-0190L-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    7Daryl SpencerSS-2B6-2190R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    54Carl WarwickOF5-10170R-L241961Not draftedMLB--
    40Stan WilliamsP6-5230R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    30Maury WillsSS-3B5-11170B-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    23Gordie WindhornOF6-1185R-R271959Not draftedMLB--

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