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New York Yankees

1961 New York Yankees Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 109-53
Finished 1st in the AL

Won World Series

Manager: Ralph Houk (109-53)

1961 New York Yankees Statistics
1961 New York Yankees Roster

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the season with a record of 109 wins and 53 losses, finishing first in the AL. Ralph Houk served as manager. The 1961 New York Yankees won the World Series.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 827
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 612

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 11, 1961Minnesota Twins 6 at New York Yankees 0L0-10-00-1
April 15, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5W1-10-01-1
April 17, 1961Kansas City Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 3W2-10-02-1
April 20, 1961Los Angeles Angels 5 at New York Yankees 7W3-10-03-1
April 20, 1961Los Angeles Angels 2 at New York Yankees 4W4-10-04-1
April 21, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Baltimore Orioles 2W4-11-05-1
April 22, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5L4-11-15-2
April 22, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Baltimore Orioles 54-11-15-2
April 23, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Baltimore Orioles 4L4-11-25-3
April 24, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4L4-11-35-4
April 26, 1961New York Yankees 13 at Detroit Tigers 11W4-12-36-4
April 27, 1961Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 4W5-12-37-4
April 29, 1961Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 4W6-12-38-4
April 30, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Washington Senators 3W6-13-39-4
April 30, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Washington Senators 2L6-13-49-5
May 2, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Minnesota Twins 4W6-14-410-5
May 3, 1961New York Yankees 7 at Minnesota Twins 3W6-15-411-5
May 4, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Minnesota Twins 2W6-16-412-5
May 5, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Los Angeles Angels 4W6-17-413-5
May 6, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Los Angeles Angels 5L6-17-513-6
May 7, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Los Angeles Angels 5L6-17-613-7
May 9, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Athletics 5L6-17-713-8
May 10, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Kansas City Athletics 4W6-18-714-8
May 12, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 3L6-28-714-9
May 13, 1961Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 3L6-38-714-10
May 14, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 5W7-38-715-10
May 14, 1961Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 8W8-38-716-10
May 16, 1961Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 2L8-48-716-11
May 17, 1961Washington Senators 8 at New York Yankees 7L8-58-716-12
May 19, 1961New York Yankees 7 at Cleveland Indians 9L8-58-816-13
May 20, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 4L8-58-916-14
May 21, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 4W9-58-917-14
May 21, 1961Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 2L9-68-917-15
May 22, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 8W10-68-918-15
May 24, 1961Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3W11-68-919-15
May 25, 1961Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6W12-68-920-15
May 28, 1961Chicago White Sox 14 at New York Yankees 9L12-78-920-16
May 28, 1961Chicago White Sox 3 at New York Yankees 5W13-78-921-16
May 29, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 2L13-78-1021-17
May 30, 1961New York Yankees 12 at Boston Red Sox 3W13-79-1022-17
May 31, 1961New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 6W13-710-1023-17
June 1, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 7L13-710-1123-18
June 2, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Chicago White Sox 2W13-711-1124-18
June 3, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Chicago White Sox 6L13-711-1224-19
June 4, 1961New York Yankees 10 at Chicago White Sox 1W13-712-1225-19
June 5, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at New York Yankees 6W14-712-1226-19
June 5, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at New York Yankees 6W15-712-1227-19
June 6, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at New York Yankees 7W16-712-1228-19
June 7, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at New York Yankees 5W17-712-1229-19
June 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 6W18-712-1230-19
June 8, 1961Kansas City Athletics 9 at New York Yankees 6L18-812-1230-20
June 9, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 8W19-812-1231-20
June 10, 1961Kansas City Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5W20-812-1232-20
June 11, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at New York Yankees 2W21-812-1233-20
June 11, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at New York Yankees 5W22-812-1234-20
June 12, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at New York Yankees 3W23-812-1235-20
June 13, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Cleveland Indians 7L23-812-1335-21
June 14, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Cleveland Indians 5W23-813-1336-21
June 15, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 2W23-814-1337-21
June 16, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 4L23-814-1437-22
June 17, 1961New York Yankees 10 at Detroit Tigers 12L23-814-1537-23
June 18, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Detroit Tigers 0W23-815-1538-23
June 19, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Athletics 4L23-815-1638-24
June 20, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Kansas City Athletics 2W23-816-1639-24
June 21, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Athletics 3W23-817-1640-24
June 22, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Kansas City Athletics 3W23-818-1641-24
June 23, 1961New York Yankees 0 at Minnesota Twins 4L23-818-1741-25
June 24, 1961New York Yankees 10 at Minnesota Twins 7W23-819-1742-25
June 25, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Minnesota Twins 4W23-820-1743-25
June 26, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Los Angeles Angels 6W23-821-1744-25
June 27, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Los Angeles Angels 7L23-821-1844-26
June 28, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Los Angeles Angels 5L23-821-1944-27
June 30, 1961Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 5W24-821-1945-27
July 1, 1961Washington Senators 6 at New York Yankees 7W25-821-1946-27
July 2, 1961Washington Senators 4 at New York Yankees 13W26-821-1947-27
July 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 6W27-821-1948-27
July 4, 1961Detroit Tigers 4 at New York Yankees 3L27-921-1948-28
July 5, 1961Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 6W28-921-1949-28
July 6, 1961Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 4W29-921-1950-28
July 7, 1961Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 14W30-921-1951-28
July 8, 1961Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 8W31-921-1952-28
July 9, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 3W32-921-1953-28
July 9, 1961Boston Red Sox 9 at New York Yankees 6L32-1021-1953-29
July 13, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Chicago White Sox 2W32-1022-1954-29
July 14, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Chicago White Sox 6L32-1022-2054-30
July 15, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Chicago White Sox 8W32-1023-2055-30
July 16, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1W32-1024-2056-30
July 17, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Baltimore Orioles 0W32-1025-2057-30
July 18, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Washington Senators 3W32-1026-2058-30
July 19, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Washington Senators 8L32-1026-2158-31
July 19, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Washington Senators 12L32-1026-2258-32
July 21, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 8W32-1027-2259-32
July 22, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 9W32-1028-2260-32
July 23, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 5L32-1028-2360-33
July 25, 1961Chicago White Sox 1 at New York Yankees 5W33-1028-2361-33
July 25, 1961Chicago White Sox 0 at New York Yankees 12W34-1028-2362-33
July 26, 1961Chicago White Sox 2 at New York Yankees 5W35-1028-2363-33
July 27, 1961Chicago White Sox 3 at New York Yankees 4W36-1028-2364-33
July 28, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at New York Yankees 0L36-1128-2364-34
July 29, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at New York Yankees 5W37-1128-2365-34
July 30, 1961Baltimore Orioles 4 at New York Yankees 0L37-1228-2365-35
July 30, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 1L37-1328-2365-36
August 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 6W38-1328-2366-36
August 2, 1961Kansas City Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 12W39-1328-2367-36
August 3, 1961Kansas City Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 1L39-1428-2367-37
August 4, 1961Minnesota Twins 5 at New York Yankees 8W40-1428-2368-37
August 5, 1961Minnesota Twins 1 at New York Yankees 2W41-1428-2369-37
August 6, 1961Minnesota Twins 6 at New York Yankees 7W42-1428-2370-37
August 6, 1961Minnesota Twins 2 at New York Yankees 3W43-1428-2371-37
August 7, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at New York Yankees 4W44-1428-2372-37
August 8, 1961Los Angeles Angels 4 at New York Yankees 5W45-1428-2373-37
August 9, 1961Los Angeles Angels 0 at New York Yankees 2W46-1428-2374-37
August 10, 1961Los Angeles Angels 1 at New York Yankees 3W47-1428-2375-37
August 11, 1961New York Yankees 12 at Washington Senators 5W47-1429-2376-37
August 12, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Washington Senators 5L47-1429-2476-38
August 13, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Washington Senators 12L47-1429-2576-39
August 13, 1961New York Yankees 9 at Washington Senators 4W47-1430-2577-39
August 15, 1961Chicago White Sox 2 at New York Yankees 1L47-1530-2577-40
August 16, 1961Chicago White Sox 4 at New York Yankees 5W48-1530-2578-40
August 17, 1961Chicago White Sox 3 at New York Yankees 5W49-1530-2579-40
August 18, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 5L49-1530-2679-41
August 19, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 2W49-1531-2680-41
August 20, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Cleveland Indians 0W49-1532-2681-41
August 20, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 2W49-1533-2682-41
August 22, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Los Angeles Angels 4L49-1533-2782-42
August 23, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Los Angeles Angels 6W49-1534-2783-42
August 24, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Los Angeles Angels 6L49-1534-2883-43
August 25, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Athletics 0W49-1535-2884-43
August 26, 1961New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Athletics 1W49-1536-2885-43
August 27, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Kansas City Athletics 7W49-1537-2886-43
August 29, 1961New York Yankees 0 at Minnesota Twins 3L49-1537-2986-44
August 30, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Minnesota Twins 0W49-1538-2987-44
August 31, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Minnesota Twins 5L49-1538-3087-45
September 1, 1961Detroit Tigers 0 at New York Yankees 1W50-1538-3088-45
September 2, 1961Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 7W51-1538-3089-45
September 3, 1961Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 8W52-1538-3090-45
September 4, 1961Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 5W53-1538-3091-45
September 4, 1961Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 3W54-1538-3092-45
September 5, 1961Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 6W55-1538-3093-45
September 6, 1961Washington Senators 0 at New York Yankees 8W56-1538-3094-45
September 7, 1961Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 7W57-1538-3095-45
September 8, 1961Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 9W58-1538-3096-45
September 9, 1961Cleveland Indians 7 at New York Yankees 8W59-1538-3097-45
September 10, 1961Cleveland Indians 6 at New York Yankees 7W60-1538-3098-45
September 10, 1961Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 9W61-1538-3099-45
September 12, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Chicago White Sox 3W61-1539-30100-45
September 14, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Chicago White Sox 8L61-1539-31100-46
September 14, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Chicago White Sox 4L61-1539-32100-47
September 15, 1961New York Yankees 11 at Detroit Tigers 1W61-1540-32101-47
September 15, 1961New York Yankees 2 at Detroit Tigers 4L61-1540-33101-48
September 16, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 10L61-1540-34101-49
September 17, 1961New York Yankees 6 at Detroit Tigers 4W61-1541-34102-49
September 19, 1961New York Yankees 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1L61-1541-35102-50
September 19, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1W61-1542-35103-50
September 20, 1961New York Yankees 4 at Baltimore Orioles 2W61-1543-35104-50
September 21, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5L61-1543-36104-51
September 23, 1961New York Yankees 8 at Boston Red Sox 3W61-1544-36105-51
September 24, 1961New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 3L61-1544-37105-52
September 26, 1961Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 3W62-1544-37106-52
September 27, 1961Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 2L62-1644-37106-53
September 29, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 2W63-1644-37107-53
September 30, 1961Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 3W64-1644-37108-53
October 1, 1961Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 1W65-1644-37109-53
October 4, 1961Cincinnati Reds 0 at New York Yankees 2W1-00-01-0World Series
October 5, 1961Cincinnati Reds 6 at New York Yankees 2L1-10-01-1World Series
October 7, 1961New York Yankees 3 at Cincinnati Reds 2W1-11-02-1World Series
October 8, 1961New York Yankees 7 at Cincinnati Reds 0W1-12-03-1World Series
October 9, 1961New York Yankees 13 at Cincinnati Reds 5W1-13-04-1World Series