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1961 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  76-86   .469
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Pinky Higgins
General Manager:   Dick O'Connell
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  850,589
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vic Wertz (36)
Youngest Player:  Wilbur Wood (19)
Longest Tenure:  Ike Delock (9)
Top Hitter:  Chuck Schilling (24)
Top Pitcher:  Bill Monbouquette (17)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  67.40%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
19Tom BorlandPMLB6-3172LeftLeft2/14/193328El Dorado,KansasUDFA 

23Tom BrewerPMLB6-1175RightRight9/3/193129Wadesboro,South CarolinaUDFA 
1Don BuddinSSMLB5-11178RightRight5/5/193427Turbeville,South CarolinaUDFA 
15Galen CiscoPMLB5-11215RightRight3/7/193625St. Marys,OhioUDFA 
19,24Lou ClintonOFMLB6-1185RightRight10/13/193723Ponca City,OklahomaUDFA 
18Gene ConleyPMLB6-8225RightRight11/10/193030Muskogee,OklahomaUDFA 
14Ike DelockPMLB5-11175RightRight11/11/192931Highland Park,MichiganUDFA 
21Arnold EarleyPMLB6-1200LeftLeft6/4/193328Lincoln Park,MichiganUDFA 
20Mike FornielesPMLB5-11172RightRight1/18/193229Havana,CubaUDFA 
7Gary GeigerOFMLB6-0168LeftRight4/4/193724Sand Ridge,IllinoisUDFA 
38Don Gile1B-CMLB6-6220RightRight4/19/193526Modesto,CaliforniaUDFA 
24Joe GinsbergCMLB5-11180LeftRight10/11/192634New York,New YorkUDFA 
12Pumpsie Green2B-SSMLB6-0175BothRight10/27/193327Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Carroll HardyOFMLB6-0185RightRight5/18/193328Sturgis,South DakotaUDFA 
10Billy HarrellSS-3BMLB6-1180RightRight7/18/192832Norristown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
17Dave HillmanPMLB5-11168RightRight9/14/192733Dungannon,VirginiaUDFA 
4Jackie JensenOFMLB5-11190RightRight3/9/192734San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
11Frank Malzone3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/28/193031Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
27Bill MonbouquettePMLB5-11195RightRight8/11/193624Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
36Billy MuffettPMLB6-1198RightRight9/21/193030Hammond,IndianaUDFA 
31Chet NicholsPMLB195BothLeft2/22/193130Pawtucket,Rhode IslandUDFA 
22Russ NixonCMLB6-1185LeftRight2/19/193526Cleves,OhioUDFA 
29Jim PagliaroniCMLB6-4210RightRight12/8/193723Dearborn,MichiganUDFA 
28Rip RepulskiOFMLB6-0195RightRight10/4/192733Sauk Rapids,MinnesotaUDFA 
3Pete Runnels1B-2BMLB6-0170LeftRight1/28/192833Lufkin,TexasUDFA 
2Chuck Schilling2BMLB5-11170RightRight10/25/193723Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
37Don SchwallPMLB6-6200RightRight3/2/193625Wilkes-Barre,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
39Tracy StallardPMLB6-5205RightRight8/31/193723Coeburn,VirginiaUDFA 
6Vic WertzOF-1BMLB6-0186LeftRight2/9/192536York,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Ted WillsPMLB6-2200LeftLeft2/9/193427Fresno,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Wilbur WoodPMLB6-0180RightLeft10/22/194119Cambridge,Massachusetts1960UDFA BOS
8Carl YastrzemskiOFMLB5-11188LeftRight8/22/193921Southampton,New York1958UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Art GleesonBroadcaster 
Curt GowdyBroadcaster 
Billy HermanThird Base Coach 
Pinky HigginsManager 
Sal MagliePitching Coach 
Ned MartinBroadcaster 
Dick O'ConnellGeneral Manager 
Len OkrieBullpen Coach 
Rudy YorkFirst Base Coach 


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