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1961 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-69 .552
Rank: 3rd in National League
Run Differential: 773-655 + 118
Roster Continuity 78.31% 8/16
Manager(s): Alvin Dark
General Manager: Chub Feeney
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,390,679 4/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Wes Westrum
Hitting Coach: Whitey Lockman
Pitching Coach: Larry Jansen
Third Base Coach: Salty Parker
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 San Francisco Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    23Felipe AlouOF-1B6-1195R-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    41Matty AlouOF5-9160L-L221960Not draftedMLB--
    14Joey Amalfitano2B-3B5-11180R-R271954Not draftedMLB--
    6Ed BaileyC6-2205L-R301953Not draftedMLB--
    10Don Blasingame2B5-10165L-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    42Bobby BolinP6-4200R-R221961Not draftedMLB--
    21Ernie BowmanSS-2B5-10160R-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    16Eddie BressoudSS6-1175R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    30Orlando Cepeda1B6-2210R-R231958Not draftedMLB--
    12Jim Davenport3B5-11175R-R271958Not draftedMLB--
    45Jim DuffaloP6-1175R-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    18Bob Farley1B-OF6-2200L-L231961Not draftedMLB--
    39Eddie FisherP6-2200R-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    51Tom HallerC6-4195L-R241961Not draftedMLB--
    26Chuck Hiller2B5-11170L-R261961Not draftedMLB--
    19Sam JonesP6-4200R-R351951Not draftedMLB--
    7Harvey KuennOF-SS6-2190R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    5Hobie LandrithC5-10170L-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    39Dick LeMayP6-3190L-L221961Not draftedMLB--
    28Billy LoesP6-1170R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    27Juan MarichalP6-0185R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    25Jim Marshall1B6-1190L-L301958Not draftedMLB--
    24Willie MaysOF5-11180R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    40Mike McCormickP6-2195L-L221956Not draftedMLB--
    44Willie McCovey1B6-4210L-L231959Not draftedMLB--
    37Stu MillerP5-11165R-R331952Not draftedMLB--
    31Billy O'DellP5-11170B-L291954UDFAMLB--
    34John OrsinoC6-3215R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    15Jose PaganSS-3B5-9165R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    33Jack SanfordP6-0190R-R321956Not draftedMLB--
    9Bob SchmidtC6-2205R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    36Dom ZanniP5-11180R-R291958Not draftedMLB--

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