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1961 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 93-61 .604
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 710-653 + 57
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 1,117,603 8/18
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dick Sisler
Pitching Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Reggie Otero
National League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Jim BaumerCINCHNW 7-1 vs CHN400000000010000011st career game
    Jim BaumerCINCHNW 5-2 vs CHN301000000010000021st career hit
    Jerry ZimmermanCINSLNW 7-3 @SLN000000000000000011st career game
    Ken HuntCINSLNL 3-5 @SLN000000000000000011st career game
    Leo CardenasCINLANL 0-1 @LAN3020000101100000521st career stolen base
    Jerry ZimmermanCINPITW 4-2 vs PIT222000000100000041st career hit
    Vada PinsonCINMLNW 6-5 @MLN61400000000000003454 hits
    Hal BevanCINPITL 5-8 @PIT1110011000000000131st career home run
    Ken HuntCINPITW 4-1 @PIT301100100020000061st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Frank RobinsonCINPITW 4-1 @PIT42200220000000007512 home runs
    Eddie KaskoCINSFNL 4-5 vs SFN3110000001000000500500th career game
    Vada PinsonCINPHIW 4-2 vs PHI32200240010000003622 home runs
    Jerry ZimmermanCINSFNW 5-1 @SFN4021002000000000161st career RBI
    Jim MaloneyCINSFNW 7-6 @SFN2110012000000000171st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Gene FreeseCINLANW 8-7 @LAN32300230010000006302 home runs
    Joey JayCINLANW 8-7 @LAN40000000004000001024 strikeouts
    Don BlasingameCINSLNW 4-2 @SLN50400020000000007684 hits
    Frank RobinsonCINSLNW 9-3 @SLN42400020010010007774 hits
    Gordy ColemanCINPHIW 10-5 @PHI52400240000000001312 home runs, 4 hits
    Howie NunnCINPHIW 7-2 @PHI4110000000100000331st career hit
    Gene FreeseCINPHIW 10-0 @PHI52410021000000006494 hits
    Frank RobinsonCINLANL 7-9 vs LAN42330030010010007903 Doubles, 500th career RBI
    Johnny EdwardsCINCHNW 10-8 @CHN111000100100000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Gordy ColemanCINCHNL 5-16 @CHN42200230000000001422 home runs
    Johnny EdwardsCINCHNL 5-16 @CHN412001100000000021st career home run
    Gordy ColemanCINMLNW 8-5 @MLN61500140000100001465 hits
    Vada PinsonCINLANW 14-3 @LAN45310000020000004085 runs scored
    Frank RobinsonCINLANW 14-3 @LAN43410270010110008072 home runs, 7 RBIs, 4 hits
    Wally PostCINCHNW 2-1 vs CHN301000100100000010001000th career game
    Jerry LynchCINSFNW 6-5 vs SFN42200220000000005982 home runs
    Frank RobinsonCINCHNW 4-3 @CHN52200230000000008232 home runs
    Jerry ZimmermanCINCHNW 4-3 @CHN3010000101000000571st career stolen base
    Gordy ColemanCINPITL 7-11 vs PIT52330020000000001793 Doubles
    Elio ChaconCINPHIW 5-0 @PHI2210011003100000821st career home run
    Vada PinsonCINSFNL 4-6 @SFN41410141000000004394 hits
    Eddie KaskoCINLANW 5-2 @LAN51400010000000005694 hits
    Gene FreeseCINLANW 8-0 @LAN42200240010000007062 home runs
    Johnny EdwardsCINSFNW 8-5 vs SFN3110000101001000371st career stolen base
    Gene FreeseCINPITW 10-1 vs PIT33200240010000017332 home runs
    Leo CardenasCINPITW 3-2 vs PIT40400000000000001174 hits
    Don BlasingameCINSFNW 10-6 vs SFN52330010000000008473 Doubles
    Gordy ColemanCINSFNW 10-6 vs SFN42300250001000002172 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Vada PinsonCINSFNW 10-6 vs SFN30000020000000204732 sacrifice flies
    Frank RobinsonCINSFNL 5-12 vs SFN4120012100100000873200th career home run
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ken HuntCINSLNL 3-5 @SLN 20000000005000--10-01st career game
    Ken HuntCINSFNW 4-2 @SFNW 852104300030000--21-01st career win
    Joey JayCINPHIW 4-0 vs PHIWSHO910001800028000--10122-21Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Bob PurkeyCINPHIW 4-2 vs PHIWCG982220200236000--20060-66200th career game
    Jim MaloneyCINCHNW 3-1 vs CHNWCG931115700034000--195-83-hitter
    Joey JayCINPITW 2-0 vs PITWSHO930002300131000--11332-22Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Jim MaloneyCINSFNW 8-5 vs SFNSv 1.12110012006000--318-111st career save
    Jim O'TooleCINPHIL 2-3 @PHI 7522051000029000--9531-2910 Strikeouts
    Bob PurkeyCINSLNW 5-2 vs SLNWCG922102400031000--22371-742-hitter
    Joey JayCINMLNW 1-0 vs MLNWSHO940001610032000--12841-26Complete game/Shutout

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