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Minnesota Twins

1961 Minnesota Twins Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 70-90
Finished 7th in the AL

Manager: Cookie Lavagetto (19-30)

Manager: Sam Mele (2-5)

Manager: Cookie Lavagetto (4-6)

Manager: Sam Mele (45-49)

1961 Minnesota Twins Statistics
1961 Minnesota Twins Game-by-Game Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the season with a record of 70 wins and 90 losses, finishing seventh in the AL. Cookie Lavagetto, Sam Mele, Cookie Lavagetto and Sam Mele served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Bob AllisonRFRRJuly 11, 19346'3"205
Joe AltobelliLFLLMay 26, 19326'0"185
Gerry ArrigoPLLJune 12, 19416'1"185
Earl BatteyCRRJanuary 5, 19356'1"205
Julio Becquer1BLLDecember 20, 19315'11"178
Reno Bertoia3BRRJanuary 8, 19355'11"185
Fred BruckbauerPRRMay 27, 19386'1"185
Billy Consolo2BRRAugust 18, 19345'11"180
Bert CuetoPRRAugust 14, 19376'4"170
Dan DobbekLFLRDecember 6, 19346'0"195
Gary DotterPLLAugust 7, 19426'1"180
Billy Gardner2BRRJuly 19, 19276'0"170
Paul GielPRRSeptember 29, 19325'11"185
Lenny GreenCFLLJanuary 6, 19335'11"170
Ron HenryCRRAugust 7, 19366'1"180
Jake JacobsCFRRJune 9, 19376'0"175
Jim KaatPLLNovember 7, 19386'4"205
Harmon Killebrew1BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195
Jack KralickPLLJune 1, 19356'2"180
Don LeePRRFebruary 26, 19346'4"205
Jim LemonLFRRMarch 23, 19286'4"200
Ted Lepcio2BRRJuly 28, 19295'10"177
Billy Martin2BRRMay 16, 19285'11"165
Danny McDevittPLLNovember 18, 19325'10"175
Don Mincher1BLRJune 24, 19386'3"205
Ray MoorePRRJune 1, 19266'0"195
Hal NaragonCLROctober 1, 19286'0"160
Ed PalmquistPRRJune 10, 19336'3"195
Camilo PascualPRRJanuary 20, 19345'11"170
Bill PleisPLLAugust 5, 19375'10"170
Pedro RamosPBRApril 28, 19356'0"175
Rich Rollins2BRRApril 16, 19385'10"185
Ted SadowskiPRRApril 1, 19366'1"190
Al SchrollPRRMarch 22, 19326'2"210
Jim Snyder2BRRAugust 15, 19326'1"185
Lee StangePRROctober 27, 19365'10"170
Chuck StobbsPLLJuly 2, 19296'1"185
Bill Tuttle3BRRJuly 4, 19296'0"190
Jose ValdivielsoSSRRMay 22, 19346'1"175
Elmer ValoLFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190
Zoilo VersallesSSRRDecember 18, 19395'10"146
Pete WhisenantLFRRDecember 14, 19296'2"190