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1961 CINCINNATI REDS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cincinnati,OH
Team Record:  93-61   .604
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Hutchinson
General Manager:   Bill DeWitt
Stadium:  Crosley Field
Attendance:  1,117,603
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Jones (35)
Youngest Player:  Jim Maloney (21)
Longest Tenure:  Gus Bell, Ed Bailey (9)
Top Hitter:  Frank Robinson (1)
Top Pitcher:  Jim O'Toole (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  71.85%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9361.604--
LA Dodgers8965.5784.0
SF Giants8569.5528.0
Milwaukee8371.53910.0
St. Louis8074.51913.0
Pittsburgh7579.48718.0
Chi Cubs6490.41629.0
Philadelphia47107.30546.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
27Harry AndersonOF-1BMLB6-3210LeftRight9/10/193129North East,MarylandUDFA 

6Ed BaileyCMLB6-2205LeftRight4/15/193130Strawberry Plains,TennesseeUDFA 
11Jim Baumer2B-SSMLB6-2185RightRight1/29/193130Tulsa,OklahomaUDFA 
25Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192832Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
9Hal Bevan3BMLB6-2198RightRight11/15/193030New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
19Don Blasingame2BMLB5-10165LeftRight3/16/193229Corinth,MississippiUDFA 
34Marshall BridgesPMLB6-1180BothLeft6/2/193130Jackson,MississippiUDFA 
42Jim BrosnanPMLB6-4210RightRight10/24/192931Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
16Leo CardenasSSMLB5-10163RightRight12/17/193822Matanza,Cuba1957UDFA CIN
17Elio ChaconSS-2BMLB5-9160RightRight10/26/193624Caracas,VenezuelaUDFA 
18Gordy Coleman1BMLB6-2218LeftRight7/5/193426Rockville,MarylandUDFA 
11Cliff Cook3B-OFMLB6-0188RightRight8/20/193624Dallas,TexasUDFA 
6Johnny EdwardsCMLB6-4220LeftRight6/10/193823Columbus,Ohio1959UDFA CIN
12Gene Freese3BMLB5-11175RightRight1/8/193427Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
21Joe GainesOFMLB6-1190RightRight11/22/193624Bryan,TexasUDFA 
15Dick Gernert1BMLB6-3210RightRight9/28/192832Reading,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
44Bill HenryPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/15/192733Alice,TexasUDFA 
47Jay HookPMLB6-2182LeftRight11/18/193624Waukegan,IllinoisUDFA 
41Ken HuntPMLB6-4200RightRight12/14/193822Ogden,UtahUDFA 
30Joey JayPMLB6-4228BothRight8/15/193525Middletown,ConnecticutUDFA 
9Darrell JohnsonCMLB6-1180RightRight8/25/192832Horace,NebraskaUDFA 
40Ken JohnsonPMLB6-4210RightRight6/16/193328West Palm Beach,FloridaUDFA 
14Sherman JonesPMLB6-4205LeftRight2/10/193526Winton,North CarolinaUDFA 
34Willie Jones3BMLB6-1192RightRight8/16/192535Dillon,South CarolinaUDFA 
10Eddie KaskoSS-3BMLB6-0180RightRight6/27/193229Linden,New JerseyUDFA 
24Jerry LynchOFMLB6-1189LeftRight7/17/193030Bay City,MichiganUDFA 
46Jim MaloneyPMLB6-2207LeftRight6/2/194021Fresno,CaliforniaUDFA 
38Howie NunnPMLB6-0173RightRight10/18/193525Westfield,North CarolinaUDFA 
31Jim O'ToolePMLB6-0198BothLeft1/10/193724Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
32Claude OsteenPMLB5-11173LeftLeft8/9/193921Caney Spring,Tennessee1957UDFA CIN
28Vada PinsonOFMLB5-11181LeftLeft8/11/193822Memphis,Tennessee1956UDFA CIN
29Wally PostOFMLB6-1203RightRight7/9/192931St. Wendelin,OhioUDFA 
37Bob PurkeyPMLB6-2195RightRight7/14/192931Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20Frank RobinsonOFMLB6-1195RightRight8/31/193525Beaumont,Texas1953UDFA CIN
6Bob SchmidtCMLB6-2205RightRight4/22/193328St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
27Pete WhisenantOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/14/192931Asheville,North CarolinaUDFA 
8Jerry ZimmermanCMLB6-2185RightRight9/21/193426Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bill DeWittGeneral Manager 
Waite HoytBroadcaster 
Fred HutchinsonManager 
Ed KennedyBroadcaster 
Frank McCormickBroadcaster 
Jack MoranBroadcaster 
Reggie OteroThird Base Coach 
Dick SislerAssistant Coach 
Jim TurnerPitching Coach 


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