1961 American League


The 1961 season was the American League's 61st, and 10 teams competed in the league that year. The New York Yankees won the 1961 championship.

1961 American League Standings
1961 American League League Leaders

Baltimore Orioles (95-67) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Boston Red Sox (76-86) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago White Sox (86-76) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Indians (78-83) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Tigers (101-61) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Athletics (61-100) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Los Angeles Angels (70-91) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Twins (70-90) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Yankees (109-53) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Senators (61-100) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


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1961 Award Winners


Whitey Ford - Babe Ruth Award
Vic Power - Gold Glove
Bobby Richardson - Gold Glove
Brooks Robinson - Gold Glove
Earl Battey - Gold Glove
Al Kaline - Gold Glove
Jim Landis - Gold Glove
Jim Piersall - Gold Glove
Frank Lary - Gold Glove
Luis Aparicio - Gold Glove
Roger Maris - Most Valuable Player
Don Schwall - Rookie of the Year
Norm Cash - TSN All-Star
Bobby Richardson - TSN All-Star
Brooks Robinson - TSN All-Star
Elston Howard - TSN All-Star
Rocky Colavito - TSN All-Star
Mickey Mantle - TSN All-Star
Roger Maris - TSN All-Star
Whitey Ford - TSN All-Star
Frank Lary - TSN All-Star
Tony Kubek - TSN All-Star
Luis Arroyo - TSN Fireman of the Year
Whitey Ford - TSN Pitcher of the Year
Roger Maris - TSN Player of the Year

1961 All-Stars


Luis Aparicio
Luis Aparicio
Luis Arroyo DNP
Luis Arroyo DNP
Yogi Berra DNP
Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra DNP
Jackie Brandt
Jackie Brandt DNP
Jackie Brandt
Jackie Brandt DNP
Jim Bunning
Jim Bunning
Jim Bunning
Jim Bunning
Norm Cash
Norm Cash
Norm Cash
Norm Cash
Rocky Colavito
Rocky Colavito
Rocky Colavito
Rocky Colavito
Dick Donovan DNP
Dick Donovan
Dick Donovan
Dick Donovan DNP
Ryne Duren DNP
Ryne Duren DNP
Whitey Ford DNP
Whitey Ford
Whitey Ford DNP
Whitey Ford
Mike Fornieles
Mike Fornieles
Nellie Fox
Nellie Fox DNP
Nellie Fox DNP
Nellie Fox
Tito Francona DNP
Tito Francona DNP
Jim Gentile DNP
Jim Gentile
Jim Gentile DNP
Jim Gentile
Elston Howard
Elston Howard
Elston Howard
Elston Howard
Dick Howser
Dick Howser DNP
Dick Howser DNP
Dick Howser
Al Kaline
Al Kaline
Al Kaline
Al Kaline
Harmon Killebrew
Harmon Killebrew DNP
Harmon Killebrew DNP
Harmon Killebrew
Tony Kubek
Tony Kubek
Tony Kubek DNP
Tony Kubek DNP
Frank Lary
Frank Lary
Barry Latman DNP
Barry Latman DNP
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Roger Maris
Roger Maris
Roger Maris
Ken McBride DNP
Ken McBride DNP
Camilo Pascual
Camilo Pascual
Jim Perry DNP
Jim Perry DNP
Billy Pierce DNP
Billy Pierce DNP
Brooks Robinson
Brooks Robinson
Brooks Robinson
Brooks Robinson
John Romano
John Romano
John Romano
John Romano
Don Schwall
Don Schwall
Roy Sievers
Roy Sievers
Bill Skowron DNP
Bill Skowron DNP
Johnny Temple
Johnny Temple
Johnny Temple
Johnny Temple
Hoyt Wilhelm
Hoyt Wilhelm DNP
Hoyt Wilhelm DNP
Hoyt Wilhelm

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Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sun, May 26 SD 1 at TOR 10 Final
Sun, May 26 TB 6 at CLE 3 Final
Sun, May 26 BOS 4 at HOU 1 Final
Sun, May 26 CHW 0 at MIN 7 Final
Sun, May 26 NYY 7 at KC 8 Final (10)
Sun, May 26 SEA 1 at OAK 7 Final
Sun, May 26 TEX 6 at LAA 7 Final
Mon, May 27 DET at BAL 1:05 p.m.
Mon, May 27 SD at NYY 1:05 p.m.
Mon, May 27 TOR at TB 1:10 p.m.
Mon, May 27 KC at CHW 2:10 p.m.
Mon, May 27 CHC at HOU 2:10 p.m.
Mon, May 27 CLE at BOS 4:05 p.m.
Mon, May 27 LAA at OAK 4:07 p.m.
Mon, May 27 MIL at MIN 7:10 p.m.
Mon, May 27 TEX at SEA 9:10 p.m.
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