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1961 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  78-83   .484
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Jimmy Dykes, Mel Harder
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  725,547
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Nieman (34)
Youngest Player:  Sam McDowell (18)
Longest Tenure:  Vic Power, Gary Bell, Woodie Held, Mudcat Grant (4)
Top Hitter:  Tito Francona (12)
Top Pitcher:  Mudcat Grant (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  72.63%
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

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Jim Piersall1961-04-111961W  9-5 @ DET6241000000000001153112485452824 hits
Vic Power1961-04-111961W  9-5 @ DET514200000000100950110088433284 hits
Bob Allen1961-04-141961L  3-2 @ WS2000000000000000100001st career game
Russ Heman1961-04-201961L  11-4 vs CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Tito Francona1961-04-231961W  10-8 @ KC151420040000001060054855283264 hits
Steve Hamilton1961-04-231961W  10-8 @ KC1111000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Jack Kubiszyn1961-04-231961W  10-8 @ KC1000000000000000100001st career game
Johnny Temple1961-04-231961W  10-8 @ KC134300000030000010661147173171064 runs scored
Hal Jones1961-04-251961L  5-2 @ BAL100000000010000100001st career game
Don Dillard1961-05-021961W  3-2 vs CLE4120011001000001971201st career home run
Vic Power1961-05-091961L  4-2 @ CHA200000200010020971112088444282 sacrifice flies
Tito Francona1961-05-101961W  8-2 @ CHA51330000000010061256056288263 Doubles
Bob Allen1961-05-131961L  4-1 vs CLE101000000000000810001st career hit
Jim Piersall1961-05-151961W  13-2 @ BOS6240001000000001178115685463834 hits
Johnny Temple1961-05-211961W  9-0 @ MIN63401010000000110901178173231064 hits
Woodie Held1961-05-221961W  7-5 @ MIN7320024000000004833917623362 home runs
Willie Kirkland1961-05-221961W  7-5 @ MIN71400010000000041438255198234 hits
Jim Piersall1961-05-281961W  9-1 vs CLE5141000000000011189117286467834 hits
Bubba Phillips1961-06-031961W  9-4 vs CLE42200150000000164245931206115 RBis
Jim Piersall1961-06-051961W  7-5 @ WS25040102001000011196118887473834 hits
Johnny Romano1961-06-061961W  14-3 @ WS25340024000000002131853111502 home runs, 4 hits
Woodie Held1961-06-081961L  2-1 @ DET301000000010000500408812476500th career game
Vic Power1961-06-081961W  1-0 @ DET4011001000000011000115791464301000th career game
Chuck Essegian1961-06-111961W  7-3 vs CLE22200250000000014777124902 home runs, 5 RBis
Chuck Essegian1961-06-231961L  15-7 vs CLE42200220000000015582155302 home runs
Woodie Held1961-06-301961W  10-2 @ BOS4140003000000005214248125364 hits
Frank Funk1961-07-021961W  12-6 @ BOS2110002000100003820201st career RBI
Bubba Phillips1961-07-021961W  12-6 @ BOS43410230000001067549638223122 home runs, 4 hits
Wynn Hawkins1961-07-091961L  7-5 vs CLE2010001000000003460101st career RBI
Willie Kirkland1961-07-091961L  9-8 vs CLE33300340010010046142368234233 home runs
Mike De la Hoz1961-07-151961L  6-5 vs CLE524200100000000887384004 hits
Chuck Essegian1961-07-161961W  7-5 vs CLE42200240001000016790176102 home runs
Tito Francona1961-07-201961W  12-11 vs CLE42400130000001068264163318264 hits
Woodie Held1961-07-261961W  12-5 @ KC15240012000000005344398426164 hits
Jim Piersall1961-07-261961W  12-5 @ KC16340101000000001233122788484854 hits
Willie Kirkland1961-07-291961W  8-3 @ LAA52300220000000047844374244242 home runs
Jim Piersall1961-08-161961W  6-4 vs CLE4000000000400001246124891489874 strikeouts
Bill Dailey1961-08-171961W  4-3 vs CLE100000000010000100001st career game
Willie Kirkland1961-08-231961W  4-2 vs CLE0000000001000005004607625725500th career game
Willie Kirkland1961-08-301961W  9-0 @ WS243202021011000050746977263262 Triples
Johnny Temple1961-09-061961L  9-4 @ BOS51400010000000011761264203411154 hits
Jack Kubiszyn1961-09-151961L  3-2 vs CLE3010000000000001710001st career hit
Sam McDowell1961-09-151961L  3-2 vs CLE200000000020000100001st career game
Al Luplow1961-09-161961W  2-0 vs CLE400000000010000100001st career game
Ty Cline1961-09-171961L  5-0 vs CLE401000010000000990211st career stolen base
Hal Jones1961-09-171961L  5-3 vs CLE401000200020000520201st career RBI
Hal Jones1961-09-171961L  5-0 vs CLE401000000020000410001st career hit
Hal Jones1961-09-191961W  6-2 vs CLE312001100100001751301st career home run
Woodie Held1961-09-281961W  12-5 @ MIN5331025000000005924879629062 home runs, 5 RBis
Walt Bond1961-10-011961W  8-5 @ LAA534011500000000783872555 RBis, 4 hits
Al Luplow1961-10-011961W  8-5 @ LAA401000000110000510001st career hit


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