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Kansas City Athletics

1961 Kansas City Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 61-100
Finished 9th in the AL

Manager: Joe Gordon (26-33)

Manager: Hank Bauer (35-67)

1961 Kansas City Athletics Statistics
1961 Kansas City Athletics Roster

The Kansas City Athletics of the American League ended the season with a record of 61 wins and 100 losses, finishing ninth in the AL. Joe Gordon and Hank Bauer served as manager.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 683
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 863

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 11, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 2W0-01-01-0
April 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5L0-01-11-1
April 17, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 3L0-01-21-2
April 21, 1961Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L0-11-21-3
April 22, 1961Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Athletics 5W1-11-22-3
April 23, 1961Cleveland Indians 10 at Kansas City Athletics 8L1-21-22-4
April 24, 1961Minnesota Twins 10 at Kansas City Athletics 6L1-31-22-5
April 25, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at Kansas City Athletics 20W2-31-23-5
April 27, 1961Chicago White Sox 9 at Kansas City Athletics 1L2-41-23-6
April 28, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 2L2-51-23-7
April 29, 1961Chicago White Sox 9 at Kansas City Athletics 13W3-51-24-7
April 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Los Angeles Angels 6L3-51-34-8
April 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Los Angeles Angels 2W3-52-35-8
May 2, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 7W4-52-36-8
May 3, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Athletics 9W5-52-37-8
May 6, 1961Baltimore Orioles 6 at Kansas City Athletics 0L5-62-37-9
May 7, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Athletics 5W6-62-38-9
May 9, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Athletics 5W7-62-39-9
May 10, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Kansas City Athletics 4L7-72-39-10
May 12, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 2L7-72-49-11
May 13, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 10L7-72-59-12
May 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 6L7-72-69-13
May 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Chicago White Sox 3W7-73-610-13
May 15, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Kansas City Athletics 5W8-73-611-13
May 16, 1961Los Angeles Angels 4 at Kansas City Athletics 6W9-73-612-13
May 18, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Minnesota Twins 3W9-74-613-13
May 19, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Minnesota Twins 11L9-74-713-14
May 20, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Minnesota Twins 2L9-74-813-15
May 21, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L9-84-813-16
May 22, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 2L9-94-813-17
May 23, 1961Washington Senators 7 at Kansas City Athletics 3L9-104-813-18
May 24, 1961Washington Senators 5 at Kansas City Athletics 6W10-104-814-18
May 25, 1961Washington Senators 3 at Kansas City Athletics 4W11-104-815-18
May 27, 1961Kansas City Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 5W11-105-816-18
May 28, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 9L11-105-916-19
May 28, 1961Kansas City Athletics 8 at Cleveland Indians 4W11-106-917-19
May 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 5L11-106-1017-20
May 30, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 3W11-107-1018-20
May 31, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 4W11-108-1019-20
June 1, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 411-108-1019-20
June 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 12L11-108-1119-21
June 3, 1961Kansas City Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 0W11-109-1120-21
June 4, 1961Kansas City Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 5W11-1010-1121-21
June 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 6L11-1010-1221-22
June 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 10 at Boston Red Sox 6W11-1011-1222-22
June 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 5L11-1011-1322-23
June 7, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 6L11-1011-1422-24
June 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 6L11-1011-1522-25
June 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at New York Yankees 6W11-1012-1523-25
June 9, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 8L11-1012-1623-26
June 10, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5L11-1012-1723-27
June 11, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 7L11-1012-1823-28
June 11, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 4L11-1012-1923-29
June 12, 1961Kansas City Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 5W11-1013-1924-29
June 13, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Minnesota Twins 8L11-1013-2024-30
June 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at Minnesota Twins 2W11-1014-2025-30
June 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Minnesota Twins 4L11-1014-2125-31
June 16, 1961Los Angeles Angels 0 at Kansas City Athletics 4W12-1014-2126-31
June 17, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Kansas City Athletics 0L12-1114-2126-32
June 18, 1961Los Angeles Angels 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L12-1214-2126-33
June 19, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Athletics 4W13-1214-2127-33
June 20, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Kansas City Athletics 2L13-1314-2127-34
June 21, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L13-1414-2127-35
June 22, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Kansas City Athletics 3L13-1514-2127-36
June 23, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4L13-1614-2127-37
June 24, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Athletics 9W14-1614-2128-37
June 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Athletics 4L14-1714-2128-38
June 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3W15-1714-2129-38
June 27, 1961Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L15-1814-2129-39
June 27, 1961Baltimore Orioles 7 at Kansas City Athletics 2L15-1914-2129-40
June 28, 1961Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4L15-2014-2129-41
June 29, 1961Baltimore Orioles 6 at Kansas City Athletics 2L15-2114-2129-42
June 30, 1961Minnesota Twins 8 at Kansas City Athletics 2L15-2214-2129-43
July 1, 1961Minnesota Twins 9 at Kansas City Athletics 3L15-2314-2129-44
July 2, 1961Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Athletics 8W16-2314-2130-44
July 3, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Los Angeles Angels 5L16-2314-2230-45
July 4, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Los Angeles Angels 12L16-2314-2330-46
July 4, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Los Angeles Angels 7L16-2314-2430-47
July 5, 1961Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Athletics 8W17-2314-2431-47
July 6, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 3L17-2414-2431-48
July 7, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 6L17-2414-2531-49
July 7, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Baltimore Orioles 5L17-2414-2631-50
July 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 7L17-2414-2731-51
July 9, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Baltimore Orioles 8L17-2414-2831-52
July 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 3W17-2415-2832-52
July 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at Washington Senators 7W17-2416-2833-52
July 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Washington Senators 7L17-2416-2933-53
July 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 11L17-2416-3033-54
July 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 8L17-2416-3133-55
July 17, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 7L17-2416-3233-56
July 18, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Chicago White Sox 4L17-2416-3333-57
July 19, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Chicago White Sox 6L17-2416-3433-58
July 21, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3W18-2416-3434-58
July 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Athletics 4L18-2516-3434-59
July 23, 1961Detroit Tigers 17 at Kansas City Athletics 14L18-2616-3434-60
July 25, 1961Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3W19-2616-3435-60
July 26, 1961Cleveland Indians 12 at Kansas City Athletics 5L19-2716-3435-61
July 27, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Athletics 2W20-2716-3436-61
July 28, 1961Washington Senators 10 at Kansas City Athletics 6L20-2816-3436-62
July 29, 1961Washington Senators 1 at Kansas City Athletics 2W21-2816-3437-62
July 30, 1961Washington Senators 4 at Kansas City Athletics 0L21-2916-3437-63
August 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 6L21-2916-3537-64
August 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 12L21-2916-3637-65
August 3, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 1W21-2917-3638-65
August 4, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 0W21-2918-3639-65
August 5, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 10L21-2918-3739-66
August 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 4L21-2918-3839-67
August 6, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 0W21-2919-3840-67
August 7, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5L21-2919-3940-68
August 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Baltimore Orioles 7L21-2919-4040-69
August 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Baltimore Orioles 5W21-2920-4041-69
August 9, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1W21-2921-4042-69
August 10, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Baltimore Orioles 8L21-2921-4142-70
August 11, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Chicago White Sox 1L21-2921-4242-71
August 12, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 2L21-2921-4342-72
August 13, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Chicago White Sox 9L21-2921-4442-73
August 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Minnesota Twins 6L21-2921-4542-74
August 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Minnesota Twins 9L21-2921-4642-75
August 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 12 at Minnesota Twins 7W21-2922-4643-75
August 18, 1961Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Athletics 3W22-2922-4644-75
August 19, 1961Chicago White Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L22-3022-4644-76
August 20, 1961Chicago White Sox 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3L22-3122-4644-77
August 20, 1961Chicago White Sox 7 at Kansas City Athletics 0L22-3222-4644-78
August 22, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3W23-3222-4645-78
August 23, 1961Baltimore Orioles 7 at Kansas City Athletics 5L23-3322-4645-79
August 24, 1961Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Athletics 5W24-3322-4646-79
August 25, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Athletics 0L24-3422-4646-80
August 26, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Athletics 1L24-3522-4646-81
August 27, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Kansas City Athletics 7L24-3622-4646-82
August 28, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Athletics 3L24-3722-4646-83
August 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Athletics 4L24-3822-4646-84
August 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at Kansas City Athletics 3L24-3922-4646-85
August 31, 1961Kansas City Athletics 17 at Los Angeles Angels 3W24-3923-4647-85
August 31, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Los Angeles Angels 5W24-3924-4648-85
September 1, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Los Angeles Angels 6L24-3924-4748-86
September 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Los Angeles Angels 6L24-3924-4848-87
September 4, 1961Los Angeles Angels 4 at Kansas City Athletics 3L24-4024-4848-88
September 4, 1961Los Angeles Angels 7 at Kansas City Athletics 13W25-4024-4849-88
September 5, 1961Los Angeles Angels 3 at Kansas City Athletics 7W26-4024-4850-88
September 5, 1961Los Angeles Angels 12 at Kansas City Athletics 13W27-4024-4851-88
September 8, 1961Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Athletics 6W28-4024-4852-88
September 9, 1961Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4L28-4124-4852-89
September 10, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Athletics 13W29-4124-4853-89
September 10, 1961Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Athletics 0L29-4224-4853-90
September 12, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 3L29-4224-4953-91
September 13, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 8L29-4224-5053-92
September 14, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2W29-4225-5054-92
September 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at Washington Senators 3L29-4225-5154-93
September 16, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 3L29-4225-5254-94
September 17, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 2W29-4226-5255-94
September 19, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at Cleveland Indians 0W29-4227-5256-94
September 19, 1961Kansas City Athletics 2 at Cleveland Indians 6L29-4227-5356-95
September 20, 1961Kansas City Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 2W29-4228-5357-95
September 22, 1961Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Athletics 4W30-4228-5358-95
September 23, 1961Cleveland Indians 9 at Kansas City Athletics 5L30-4328-5358-96
September 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Athletics 4L30-4428-5358-97
September 25, 1961Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Athletics 6W31-4428-5359-97
September 26, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Athletics 8W32-4428-5360-97
September 27, 1961Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Athletics 2L32-4528-5360-98
September 29, 1961Washington Senators 2 at Kansas City Athletics 0L32-4628-5360-99
September 30, 1961Washington Senators 5 at Kansas City Athletics 4L32-4728-5360-100
October 1, 1961Washington Senators 2 at Kansas City Athletics 3W33-4728-5361-100