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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 Game-by-Game Results

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.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Hank AguirrePRLJanuary 31, 19316'4"205
George AlusikRFRRFebruary 11, 19356'3"175
Reno Bertoia3BRRJanuary 8, 19355'11"185
Steve Boros3BRRSeptember 3, 19366'0"185
Dick BrownCRRJanuary 17, 19356'2"176
Bob BrucePRRMay 16, 19336'3"200
Bill BrutonCFLRNovember 9, 19256'0"169
Jim BunningPRROctober 23, 19316'3"190
Jerry CasalePRRSeptember 27, 19336'2"200
Norm Cash1BLLNovember 10, 19336'0"185
Harry ChitiCRRNovember 16, 19326'2"221
Rocky ColavitoLFRRAugust 10, 19336'3"190
Chuck CottierSSRRJanuary 18, 19365'10"175
Jim DonohuePRROctober 31, 19376'4"190
Chico FernandezSSRRMarch 2, 19326'0"165
Bill FischerPRROctober 11, 19306'0"190
Terry FoxPRRJuly 31, 19356'0"175
Paul FoytackPRRNovember 16, 19305'11"175
Bill FreehanCRRNovember 29, 19416'3"203
Dick GernertPRRSeptember 28, 19286'3"209
Fred GladdingPLRJune 28, 19366'1"220
Joe GrzendaPRLJune 8, 19376'2"180
Frank HouseCLRFebruary 18, 19306'1"190
Al KalineRFRRDecember 19, 19346'1"175
Ron KlinePRRMarch 9, 19326'3"205
Howie KoplitzPRRMay 4, 19385'10"190
Frank LaryPRRApril 10, 19305'11"175
Charlie MaxwellLFLLApril 8, 19275'11"185
Dick McAuliffeSSLRNovember 29, 19395'11"176
Manny MontejoPRROctober 16, 19355'11"150
Bubba MortonRFRRDecember 13, 19315'10"175
Don MossiPLLJanuary 11, 19296'1"195
Ron NischwitzPBLJuly 1, 19376'3"205
Bobo Osborne1BLROctober 12, 19356'1"205
Phil ReganPRRApril 6, 19376'3"200
Mike RoarkeCRRNovember 8, 19306'2"195
Gerry StaleyPRRAugust 21, 19206'0"195
George ThomasRFRRNovember 29, 19376'3"190
Ozzie Virgil3BRRMay 17, 19326'1"174
Vic WertzPLRFebruary 9, 19256'0"186
Jake Wood2BRRJune 22, 19376'1"163
Hal WoodeshickPRLAugust 24, 19326'3"200