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1961 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  109-53   .673
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Roy Hamey
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,747,725
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Reds)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Earl Torgeson (37)
Youngest Player:  Al Downing (20)
Longest Tenure:  Yogi Berra (16)
Top Hitter:  Mickey Mantle (2)
Top Pitcher:  Whitey Ford (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.94%
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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Bill Stafford1961-04-151961W  5-3 vs KC1Sv 1.11000000004000--123-11st career save
Whitey Ford1961-04-171961W  3-0 vs KC1WSHO930004800033000--277131-60Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter, 1000th career strikeout
Rollie Sheldon1961-04-231961L  4-1 @ BAL  22000120009000--10-01st career game
Ralph Terry1961-05-241961W  3-2 vs BOSWCG932214600034000--14333-433-hitter
Rollie Sheldon1961-05-311961W  7-6 @ BOSW 6.254312500027000--71-21st career win
Ralph Terry1961-06-071961W  5-1 vs MINWCG921103400031000--14634-432-hitter
Hal Reniff1961-06-081961L  9-6 vs KC1  1.21000110007000--10-01st career game
Whitey Ford1961-06-181961W  9-0 @ DETW 8300021200028000--291141-6112 Strikeouts
Whitey Ford1961-07-041961W  6-2 vs DETWCG9521111100034000--295145-6111 Strikeouts
Rollie Sheldon1961-07-051961W  6-0 vs CLEWSHO940005400034000--175-2Complete game/Shutout
Bill Stafford1961-07-061961W  4-0 vs CLEWSHO920000300028000--3110-5Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Rollie Sheldon1961-07-091961W  3-0 vs BOSWSHO950000700031000--186-2Complete game/Shutout
Al Downing1961-07-191961L  12-2 @ WS2L 11550320018000--10-11st career game
Bill Stafford1961-07-251961W  12-0 vs CHAWSHO960003200137000--3312-5Complete game/Shutout
Hal Reniff1961-08-021961W  12-5 vs KC1Sv 10000020003000--100-01st career save
Hal Reniff1961-08-061961W  7-6 vs MINW 300003100010000--121-01st career win
Jim Coates1961-08-091961W  2-0 vs LAAWSHO940002400033000--10627-7Complete game/Shutout
Whitey Ford1961-09-061961W  8-0 vs WS2WSHO950002700032000--309153-62Complete game/Shutout


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