1961 Detroit Tigers

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1961 Detroit Tigers / Franchise: Detroit Tigers / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 101-61, Finished 2nd in American League (1961 AL)

Managed by Bob Scheffing

Coaches: Phil Cavarretta, Tom Ferrick and Don Heffner

Ballpark: Tiger Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 109 53 .673 --
Detroit Tigers 101 61 .623 8
Baltimore Orioles 95 67 .623 14
Chicago White Sox 86 76 .531 23
Cleveland Indians 78 83 .484 30.5
Boston Red Sox 76 86 .469 33
Minnesota Twins 70 90 .438 38
Los Angeles Angels 70 91 .435 38.5
Kansas City Athletics 61 100 .379 47.5
Washington Senators 61 100 .379 47.5

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jim Sargent: The Tigers and Yankees in '61: A Pennant Race for the Ages, the Babe's Record Broken and Stormin' Norman's Greatest Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2016. ISBN 978-0-7864-9862-8