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Detroit Tigers

1961 Detroit Tigers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 101-61
Finished 2nd in the AL

Manager: Bob Scheffing (101-61)

1961 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1961 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the season with a record of 101 wins and 61 losses, finishing second in the AL. Bob Scheffing served as manager.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 841
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 671

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 11, 1961Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 5L0-10-00-1
April 14, 1961Chicago White Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 7W1-10-01-1
April 15, 1961Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 6W2-10-02-1
April 19, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 2W2-11-03-1
April 20, 1961Detroit Tigers 11 at Cleveland Indians 4W2-12-04-1
April 21, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at Detroit Tigers 9W3-12-05-1
April 23, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at Detroit Tigers 3W4-12-06-1
April 23, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at Detroit Tigers 3W5-12-07-1
April 24, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4W6-12-08-1
April 26, 1961New York Yankees 13 at Detroit Tigers 11L6-22-08-2
April 27, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2L6-32-08-3
April 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 9W7-32-09-3
April 30, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 8W8-32-010-3
April 30, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at Detroit Tigers 2L8-42-010-4
May 2, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 3W8-43-011-4
May 3, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Washington Senators 5L8-43-111-5
May 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 0W8-44-112-5
May 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 4W8-45-113-5
May 6, 1961Detroit Tigers 11 at Chicago White Sox 8W8-46-114-5
May 7, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 6W8-47-115-5
May 7, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 3W8-48-116-5
May 9, 1961Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 7W9-48-117-5
May 9, 1961Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 4L9-58-117-6
May 10, 1961Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 7W10-58-118-6
May 11, 1961Washington Senators 9 at Detroit Tigers 4L10-68-118-7
May 12, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 3W10-69-119-7
May 13, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 3W10-610-120-7
May 14, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 5L10-610-220-8
May 14, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 8L10-610-320-9
May 15, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Baltimore Orioles 5W10-611-321-9
May 16, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Baltimore Orioles 4W10-612-322-9
May 17, 1961Detroit Tigers 9 at Baltimore Orioles 1W10-613-323-9
May 18, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 1L10-613-423-10
May 20, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4L10-613-523-11
May 21, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3W10-614-524-11
May 22, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 2W10-615-525-11
May 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Minnesota Twins 2W10-616-526-11
May 24, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Minnesota Twins 4W10-617-527-11
May 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Minnesota Twins 7L10-617-627-12
May 26, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Los Angeles Angels 5L10-617-727-13
May 27, 1961Detroit Tigers 1 at Los Angeles Angels 10L10-617-827-14
May 28, 1961Detroit Tigers 9 at Los Angeles Angels 4W10-618-828-14
May 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 5W11-618-829-14
May 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 3L11-718-829-15
May 31, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 4L11-818-829-16
June 1, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 411-818-829-16
June 2, 1961Minnesota Twins 0 at Detroit Tigers 2W12-818-830-16
June 3, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at Detroit Tigers 2W13-818-831-16
June 4, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Detroit Tigers 10W14-818-832-16
June 4, 1961Minnesota Twins 3 at Detroit Tigers 9W15-818-833-16
June 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 8L15-818-933-17
June 6, 1961Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 7L15-818-1033-18
June 8, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 0L15-918-1033-19
June 8, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 2W16-918-1034-19
June 9, 1961Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 4L16-1018-1034-20
June 10, 1961Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 2W17-1018-1035-20
June 11, 1961Washington Senators 7 at Detroit Tigers 4L17-1118-1035-21
June 11, 1961Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 7W18-1118-1036-21
June 13, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 7W19-1118-1037-21
June 14, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 4W20-1118-1038-21
June 15, 1961Boston Red Sox 10 at Detroit Tigers 1L20-1218-1038-22
June 16, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 4W21-1218-1039-22
June 17, 1961New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 12W22-1218-1040-22
June 18, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Detroit Tigers 0L22-1318-1040-23
June 20, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Washington Senators 4W22-1319-1041-23
June 22, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 4W22-1320-1042-23
June 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 15 at Cleveland Indians 7W22-1321-1043-23
June 24, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 4W22-1322-1044-23
June 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 3W22-1323-1045-23
June 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4L22-1323-1145-24
June 27, 1961Chicago White Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 5L22-1423-1145-25
June 27, 1961Chicago White Sox 11 at Detroit Tigers 1L22-1523-1145-26
June 28, 1961Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 12W23-1523-1146-26
June 29, 1961Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 5W24-1523-1147-26
June 30, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Baltimore Orioles 5W24-1524-1148-26
July 1, 1961Detroit Tigers 11 at Baltimore Orioles 8W24-1525-1149-26
July 2, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 6L24-1525-1249-27
July 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 6L24-1525-1349-28
July 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 3W24-1526-1350-28
July 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 2W24-1527-1351-28
July 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 8L24-1527-1451-29
July 6, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 0W24-1528-1452-29
July 7, 1961Los Angeles Angels 4 at Detroit Tigers 2L24-1628-1452-30
July 8, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at Detroit Tigers 3W25-1628-1453-30
July 9, 1961Los Angeles Angels 0 at Detroit Tigers 1W26-1628-1454-30
July 9, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Detroit Tigers 6W27-1628-1455-30
July 14, 1961Minnesota Twins 5 at Detroit Tigers 2L27-1728-1455-31
July 15, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at Detroit Tigers 2W28-1728-1456-31
July 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 11W29-1728-1457-31
July 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 8W30-1728-1458-31
July 17, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 7W31-1728-1459-31
July 18, 1961Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 7L31-1828-1459-32
July 19, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at Detroit Tigers 2L31-1928-1459-33
July 20, 1961Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 15W32-1928-1460-33
July 21, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3L32-1928-1560-34
July 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Athletics 4W32-1929-1561-34
July 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 17 at Kansas City Athletics 14W32-1930-1562-34
July 24, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Los Angeles Angels 2W32-1931-1563-34
July 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Los Angeles Angels 5L32-1931-1663-35
July 26, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Los Angeles Angels 4W32-1932-1664-35
July 28, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Detroit Tigers 3L32-2032-1664-36
July 29, 1961Minnesota Twins 5 at Detroit Tigers 4L32-2132-1664-37
July 30, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Detroit Tigers 0L32-2232-1664-38
August 2, 1961Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 4W33-2232-1665-38
August 2, 1961Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 2L33-2332-1665-39
August 3, 1961Washington Senators 1 at Detroit Tigers 2W34-2332-1666-39
August 4, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 6W35-2332-1667-39
August 5, 1961Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 7W36-2332-1668-39
August 6, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 2W37-2332-1669-39
August 6, 1961Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 5L37-2432-1669-40
August 8, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 0W37-2433-1670-40
August 9, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 2W37-2434-1671-40
August 10, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Chicago White Sox 2W37-2435-1672-40
August 11, 1961Detroit Tigers 1 at Minnesota Twins 2L37-2435-1772-41
August 12, 1961Detroit Tigers 17 at Minnesota Twins 3W37-2436-1773-41
August 13, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Minnesota Twins 13L37-2436-1873-42
August 15, 1961Baltimore Orioles 0 at Detroit Tigers 2W38-2436-1874-42
August 15, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 3W39-2436-1875-42
August 16, 1961Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 2L39-2536-1875-43
August 17, 1961Baltimore Orioles 3 at Detroit Tigers 1L39-2636-1875-44
August 18, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 5W40-2636-1876-44
August 19, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 3W41-2636-1877-44
August 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 6W42-2636-1878-44
August 20, 1961Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 7W43-2636-1879-44
August 22, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at Cleveland Indians 1W43-2637-1880-44
August 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 4L43-2637-1980-45
August 24, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 0W43-2638-1981-45
August 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 0W43-2639-1982-45
August 27, 1961Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 4W43-2640-1983-45
August 27, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Washington Senators 1W43-2641-1984-45
August 28, 1961Detroit Tigers 7 at Washington Senators 3W43-2642-1985-45
August 29, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 3L43-2742-1985-46
August 30, 1961Chicago White Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 4L43-2842-1985-47
August 31, 1961Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 8W44-2842-1986-47
September 1, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 1L44-2842-2086-48
September 2, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 7L44-2842-2186-49
September 3, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 8L44-2842-2286-50
September 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 6L44-2842-2386-51
September 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 4L44-2842-2486-52
September 5, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1L44-2842-2586-53
September 7, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 8L44-2842-2686-54
September 8, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 9L44-2842-2786-55
September 9, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 1W44-2843-2787-55
September 10, 1961Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 8L44-2843-2887-56
September 12, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 3W45-2843-2888-56
September 13, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 8W46-2843-2889-56
September 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2L46-2943-2889-57
September 15, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Detroit Tigers 1L46-3043-2889-58
September 15, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 4W47-3043-2890-58
September 16, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 10W48-3043-2891-58
September 17, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 4L48-3143-2891-59
September 19, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at Detroit Tigers 6W49-3143-2892-59
September 20, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Detroit Tigers 6W50-3143-2893-59
September 22, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Los Angeles Angels 4W50-3144-2894-59
September 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at Los Angeles Angels 2W50-3145-2895-59
September 24, 1961Detroit Tigers 7 at Los Angeles Angels 5W50-3146-2896-59
September 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Athletics 4W50-3147-2897-59
September 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Athletics 6L50-3147-2997-60
September 26, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Athletics 8L50-3147-3097-61
September 27, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 2W50-3148-3098-61
September 29, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Minnesota Twins 4W50-3149-3099-61
September 30, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Minnesota Twins 4W50-3150-30100-61
October 1, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at Minnesota Twins 3W50-3151-30101-61