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1961 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 729-792 -63
Roster Continuity 67.40% 14/16
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 850,589 12/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Len Okrie
First Base Coach: Rudy York
Hitting Coach: Rudy York
Pitching Coach: Sal Maglie
Third Base Coach: Billy Herman
American 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 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    19Tom BorlandP6-3172L-L281960Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom BrewerP6-1175R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    1Don BuddinSS5-11178R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    15Galen CiscoP5-11215R-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    19,24Lou ClintonOF6-1185R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    18Gene ConleyP6-8225R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    14Ike DelockP5-11175R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    21Arnold EarleyP6-1200L-L281960Not draftedMLB--
    20Mike FornielesP5-11172R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    7Gary GeigerOF6-0168L-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    38Don Gile1B-C6-6220R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    24Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    12Pumpsie Green2B-SS6-0175B-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    16Carroll HardyOF6-0185R-R281958Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy HarrellSS-3B6-1180R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave HillmanP5-11168R-R331955Not draftedMLB--
    4Jackie JensenOF5-11190R-R341950Not draftedMLB--
    11Frank Malzone3B5-10180R-R311955Not draftedMLB--
    27Bill MonbouquetteP5-11195R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    36Billy MuffettP6-1198R-R301957Not draftedMLB--
    31Chet NicholsP195B-L301951Not draftedMLB--
    22Russ NixonC6-1185L-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim PagliaroniC6-4210R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    28Rip RepulskiOF6-0195R-R331953Not draftedMLB--
    3Pete Runnels1B-2B6-0170L-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    2Chuck Schilling2B5-11170R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    37Don SchwallP6-6200R-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    39Tracy StallardP6-5205R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    6Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R361947Not draftedMLB--
    25Ted WillsP6-2200L-L271959Not draftedMLB--
    28Wilbur WoodP6-0180R-L191961Not draftedMLB--
    8Carl YastrzemskiOF5-11188L-R211961Not draftedMLB--

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