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Boston Red Sox

1961 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 76-86
Finished 6th in the AL

Manager: Pinky Higgins (76-86)

1961 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1961 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the season with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses, finishing sixth in the AL. Pinky Higgins served as manager.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 729
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 792

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 11, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 2L0-10-00-1
April 15, 1961Los Angeles Angels 0 at Boston Red Sox 3W1-10-01-1
April 17, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at Boston Red Sox 3W2-10-02-1
April 18, 1961Minnesota Twins 3 at Boston Red Sox 2L2-20-02-2
April 21, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 3L2-20-12-3
April 22, 1961Boston Red Sox 7 at Chicago White Sox 6W2-21-13-3
April 23, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 3W2-22-14-3
April 23, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 7L2-22-24-4
April 25, 1961Washington Senators 1 at Boston Red Sox 6W3-22-25-4
April 26, 1961Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 1L3-32-25-5
April 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2W3-33-26-5
April 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 9L3-33-36-6
April 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 2W3-34-37-6
April 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 10L3-34-47-7
May 2, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 7L3-34-57-8
May 3, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Athletics 9L3-34-67-9
May 5, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Minnesota Twins 5L3-34-77-10
May 7, 1961Boston Red Sox 11 at Minnesota Twins 9W3-35-78-10
May 8, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Los Angeles Angels 6L3-35-88-11
May 9, 1961Boston Red Sox 7 at Los Angeles Angels 8L3-35-98-12
May 10, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Los Angeles Angels 2W3-36-99-12
May 12, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 1W3-37-910-12
May 13, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at Washington Senators 4L3-37-1010-13
May 14, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at Washington Senators 3L3-37-1110-14
May 14, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 2L3-37-1210-15
May 15, 1961Cleveland Indians 13 at Boston Red Sox 2L3-47-1210-16
May 16, 1961Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 8W4-47-1211-16
May 17, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 0L4-57-1211-17
May 18, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 1W5-57-1212-17
May 20, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4W6-57-1213-17
May 21, 1961Chicago White Sox 6 at Boston Red Sox 5L6-67-1213-18
May 21, 1961Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 4W7-67-1214-18
May 22, 1961Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 4W8-67-1215-18
May 24, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3L8-67-1315-19
May 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6L8-67-1415-20
May 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5L8-67-1515-21
May 28, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Baltimore Orioles 0W8-68-1516-21
May 29, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 2W9-68-1517-21
May 30, 1961New York Yankees 12 at Boston Red Sox 3L9-78-1517-22
May 31, 1961New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 6L9-88-1517-23
June 1, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 7W10-88-1518-23
June 2, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 4W11-88-1519-23
June 3, 1961Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 1L11-98-1519-24
June 4, 1961Baltimore Orioles 5 at Boston Red Sox 6W12-98-1520-24
June 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 6W13-98-1521-24
June 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 10 at Boston Red Sox 6L13-108-1521-25
June 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 5W14-108-1522-25
June 7, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 6W15-108-1523-25
June 8, 1961Los Angeles Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 6W16-108-1524-25
June 8, 1961Los Angeles Angels 4 at Boston Red Sox 416-108-1524-25
June 9, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Boston Red Sox 5W17-108-1525-25
June 9, 1961Los Angeles Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 1L17-118-1525-26
June 10, 1961Los Angeles Angels 10 at Boston Red Sox 5L17-128-1525-27
June 11, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 8W18-128-1526-27
June 11, 1961Minnesota Twins 10 at Boston Red Sox 5L18-138-1526-28
June 12, 1961Minnesota Twins 8 at Boston Red Sox 10W19-138-1527-28
June 13, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 7L19-138-1627-29
June 14, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 4L19-138-1727-30
June 15, 1961Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 1W19-139-1728-30
June 16, 1961Washington Senators 9 at Boston Red Sox 14W20-139-1729-30
June 17, 1961Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 6W21-139-1730-30
June 18, 1961Washington Senators 12 at Boston Red Sox 13W22-139-1731-30
June 18, 1961Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 6W23-139-1732-30
June 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 11 at Los Angeles Angels 8W23-1310-1733-30
June 21, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Los Angeles Angels 5L23-1310-1833-31
June 22, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Los Angeles Angels 2W23-1311-1834-31
June 23, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4W23-1312-1835-31
June 24, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Athletics 9L23-1312-1935-32
June 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Athletics 4W23-1313-1936-32
June 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3L23-1313-2036-33
June 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Minnesota Twins 6L23-1313-2136-34
June 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Minnesota Twins 6L23-1313-2236-35
June 28, 1961Boston Red Sox 6 at Minnesota Twins 2W23-1314-2237-35
June 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at Minnesota Twins 5W23-1315-2238-35
June 30, 1961Cleveland Indians 10 at Boston Red Sox 2L23-1415-2238-36
July 1, 1961Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 3L23-1515-2238-37
July 2, 1961Cleveland Indians 12 at Boston Red Sox 6L23-1615-2238-38
July 3, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 6L23-1615-2338-39
July 4, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 7L23-1615-2438-40
July 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 2L23-1715-2438-41
July 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8W24-1715-2439-41
July 6, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 0L24-1815-2439-42
July 7, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 14L24-1815-2539-43
July 8, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 8L24-1815-2639-44
July 9, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 3L24-1815-2739-45
July 9, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at New York Yankees 6W24-1816-2740-45
July 13, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 3W25-1816-2741-45
July 14, 1961Baltimore Orioles 7 at Boston Red Sox 6L25-1916-2741-46
July 15, 1961Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 2W26-1916-2742-46
July 16, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Chicago White Sox 4L26-1916-2842-47
July 16, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 3W26-1917-2843-47
July 17, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 4L26-1917-2943-48
July 18, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at Cleveland Indians 2W26-1918-2944-48
July 19, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 4L26-1918-3044-49
July 19, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Cleveland Indians 9L26-1918-3144-50
July 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 11 at Cleveland Indians 12L26-1918-3244-51
July 21, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 8L26-2018-3244-52
July 22, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 9L26-2118-3244-53
July 23, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W27-2118-3245-53
July 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5L27-2118-3345-54
July 26, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5L27-2118-3445-55
July 26, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 9L27-2118-3545-56
July 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Baltimore Orioles 8L27-2118-3645-57
July 28, 1961Chicago White Sox 3 at Boston Red Sox 8W28-2118-3646-57
July 30, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 2L28-2218-3646-58
July 30, 1961Chicago White Sox 8 at Boston Red Sox 9W29-2218-3647-58
August 2, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at Boston Red Sox 7W30-2218-3648-58
August 2, 1961Los Angeles Angels 7 at Boston Red Sox 8W31-2218-3649-58
August 3, 1961Los Angeles Angels 0 at Boston Red Sox 4W32-2218-3650-58
August 4, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 0L32-2318-3650-59
August 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 10W33-2318-3651-59
August 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 4W34-2318-3652-59
August 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 0L34-2418-3652-60
August 7, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W35-2418-3653-60
August 7, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W36-2418-3654-60
August 8, 1961Minnesota Twins 6 at Boston Red Sox 5L36-2518-3654-61
August 9, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W37-2518-3655-61
August 10, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 3W38-2518-3656-61
August 11, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 6L38-2518-3756-62
August 12, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 8L38-2518-3856-63
August 13, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Baltimore Orioles 6L38-2518-3956-64
August 15, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Cleveland Indians 0W38-2519-3957-64
August 16, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 6L38-2519-4057-65
August 17, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 4L38-2519-4157-66
August 18, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 5L38-2519-4257-67
August 19, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 3L38-2519-4357-68
August 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 6L38-2519-4457-69
August 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 7L38-2519-4557-70
August 22, 1961Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 3W39-2519-4558-70
August 23, 1961Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 9W40-2519-4559-70
August 24, 1961Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 5W41-2519-4560-70
August 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 12 at Los Angeles Angels 6W41-2520-4561-70
August 26, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Los Angeles Angels 5L41-2520-4661-71
August 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Los Angeles Angels 8L41-2520-4761-72
August 28, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 3W41-2521-4762-72
August 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Athletics 4W41-2522-4763-72
August 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at Kansas City Athletics 3W41-2523-4764-72
September 1, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Minnesota Twins 5L41-2523-4864-73
September 2, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Minnesota Twins 1W41-2524-4865-73
September 3, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Minnesota Twins 6W41-2525-4866-73
September 4, 1961Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 2L41-2625-4866-74
September 5, 1961Cleveland Indians 9 at Boston Red Sox 5L41-2725-4866-75
September 6, 1961Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 9W42-2725-4867-75
September 7, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 8W43-2725-4868-75
September 8, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 9W44-2725-4869-75
September 9, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 1L44-2825-4869-76
September 10, 1961Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 8W45-2825-4870-76
September 11, 1961Boston Red Sox 14 at Washington Senators 4W45-2826-4871-76
September 12, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 5L45-2826-4971-77
September 13, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 4L45-2826-5071-78
September 15, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 3W46-2826-5072-78
September 16, 1961Baltimore Orioles 5 at Boston Red Sox 4L46-2926-5072-79
September 17, 1961Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 1W47-2926-5073-79
September 19, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 5L47-2926-5173-80
September 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 3L47-2926-5273-81
September 23, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Boston Red Sox 3L47-3026-5273-82
September 24, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 3W48-3026-5274-82
September 26, 1961Chicago White Sox 7 at Boston Red Sox 5L48-3126-5274-83
September 26, 1961Chicago White Sox 5 at Boston Red Sox 7W49-3126-5275-83
September 27, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 6W50-3126-5276-83
September 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 2L50-3126-5376-84
September 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 3L50-3126-5476-85
October 1, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 1L50-3126-5576-86