1961 Cleveland Indians

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Season Overview

78-83 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 Cleveland Indians

What was the record of the 1961 Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians finished the regular season with a 78-83 record. They went 40-41 at home and 38-42 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Cleveland Indians play in?

The 1961 Cleveland Indians played in the American League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 Cleveland Indians record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 Cleveland Indians had their best month in May, when they went 18-9 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 10-17 and had a 37.0% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 8-8 50% +5
May 18-9 66.7% +39
June 17-16 51.5% 0
July 12-16 42.9% -13
August 12-17 41.4% -34
September 10-17 37.0% -15
October 1-0 100% +3

Did the 1961 Cleveland Indians make the Postseason?

No, the Indians didn't make the Postseason in 1961.

What was the run differential for the 1961 Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians finished the regular season with a run differential of -15. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Indians could have been expected to have about 79.0 wins, or a 79-82 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Cleveland Indians perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 Cleveland Indians went 25-25.

How did the 1961 Cleveland Indians perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 Cleveland Indians went 7-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Cleveland Indians?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Cleveland Indians was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Cleveland Indians?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Indians had during the 1961 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Cleveland Indians Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 11, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 5
Fri, Apr 14, 1961 @ Washington Senators Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Apr 15, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 16, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 3 - 2
Wed, Apr 19, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Apr 20, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 11
Fri, Apr 21, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 5 - 3
Sat, Apr 22, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Apr 23, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 10 - 8
Mon, Apr 24, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 1
Tue, Apr 25, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 5
Wed, Apr 26, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 3
Thu, Apr 27, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Apr 29, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 10 - 1
Tue, May 2, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2 (11)
Wed, May 3, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Fri, May 5, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 2 - 5
Sun, May 7, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 4 - 2
Sun, May 7, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 3 - 4
Tue, May 9, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 10, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 2 (11)
Fri, May 12, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 4
Sat, May 13, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 4
Sun, May 14, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 1 - 0 (15)
Sun, May 14, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 4
Mon, May 15, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 13 - 2
Tue, May 16, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 7 - 8
Wed, May 17, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 1 - 0
Fri, May 19, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 9 - 7
Sat, May 20, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 21, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 9 - 0
Sun, May 21, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 0
Mon, May 22, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 5 (15)
Tue, May 23, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 0 - 9
Wed, May 24, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 7 - 1
Thu, May 25, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 13 - 5
Sat, May 27, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Loss 5 - 7 (12)
Sun, May 28, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 9 - 1
Sun, May 28, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Loss 4 - 8
Tue, May 30, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3
Tue, May 30, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 5
Fri, Jun 2, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jun 3, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jun 4, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jun 4, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 8 - 4
Mon, Jun 5, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 7 - 5
Tue, Jun 6, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 14 - 3
Wed, Jun 7, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 11 - 0
Thu, Jun 8, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Win 1 - 0
Thu, Jun 8, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jun 9, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 4
Sat, Jun 10, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Jun 11, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jun 11, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jun 12, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Loss 5 - 7 (10)
Tue, Jun 13, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 7 - 2
Wed, Jun 14, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 5 - 11
Thu, Jun 15, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 3 (11)
Fri, Jun 16, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 17, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jun 18, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jun 18, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 5 - 8
Tue, Jun 20, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 21, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 15
Wed, Jun 21, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 11
Fri, Jun 23, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 7 - 15
Sat, Jun 24, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jun 25, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Jun 25, 1961 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 3
Tue, Jun 27, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 5 - 8
Wed, Jun 28, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 3 - 2
Wed, Jun 28, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Jun 29, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 30, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 10 - 2
Sat, Jul 1, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jul 2, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 12 - 6 (10)
Mon, Jul 3, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 5
Tue, Jul 4, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jul 5, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 6
Thu, Jul 6, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Jul 7, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 0
Sat, Jul 8, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 9, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 7
Sun, Jul 9, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 8 - 9
Thu, Jul 13, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 6 - 9
Fri, Jul 14, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 7 - 5
Sat, Jul 15, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Loss 5 - 6 (12)
Sun, Jul 16, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 5
Sun, Jul 16, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 12
Tue, Jul 18, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 9
Wed, Jul 19, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jul 19, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 8
Thu, Jul 20, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 12 - 11
Fri, Jul 21, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jul 22, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 0
Sun, Jul 23, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 10
Tue, Jul 25, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jul 26, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 12 - 5
Thu, Jul 27, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jul 28, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 5 - 8
Sat, Jul 29, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 8 - 3
Sun, Jul 30, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 6 - 8
Wed, Aug 2, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2
Wed, Aug 2, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 8
Thu, Aug 3, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 6 - 8
Fri, Aug 4, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Aug 5, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 7
Sun, Aug 6, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Aug 6, 1961 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 5
Tue, Aug 8, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 6 - 5 (10)
Wed, Aug 9, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 3 - 1
Fri, Aug 11, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 3 - 2
Sat, Aug 12, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Aug 13, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Loss 7 - 8
Tue, Aug 15, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 8
Wed, Aug 16, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 4
Thu, Aug 17, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 3 (14)
Fri, Aug 18, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 1
Sat, Aug 19, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sun, Aug 20, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 0 - 6