1961 Detroit Tigers

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Season Overview

101-61 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 Detroit Tigers

What was the record of the 1961 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a 101-61 record. They went 50-31 at home and 51-30 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Detroit Tigers play in?

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

What was the 1961 Detroit Tigers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 Detroit Tigers had their best month in April, when they went 10-4 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 14-14 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-4 71.4% +32
May 19-12 61.3% +46
June 19-10 65.5% +8
July 16-12 57.1% +23
August 22-9 71.0% +58
September 14-14 50% -2
October 1-0 100% +5

Did the 1961 Detroit Tigers make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1961 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a run differential of +170. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Tigers could have been expected to have about 97.6 wins, or a 98-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Detroit Tigers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 Detroit Tigers went 26-24.

How did the 1961 Detroit Tigers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 Detroit Tigers went 7-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Detroit Tigers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Detroit Tigers was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Detroit Tigers?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Tigers had during the 1961 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Detroit Tigers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 11, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 9
Fri, Apr 14, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 0
Sat, Apr 15, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 2
Wed, Apr 19, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 2
Thu, Apr 20, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Win 11 - 4
Fri, Apr 21, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 9 - 1
Sun, Apr 23, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 23, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 3 - 2 (11)
Mon, Apr 24, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 3
Wed, Apr 26, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 11 - 13 (10)
Thu, Apr 27, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Apr 29, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 5
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 8 - 2
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 4
Tue, May 2, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 6 - 3
Wed, May 3, 1961 @ Washington Senators Loss 4 - 5
Thu, May 4, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 6 - 0
Fri, May 5, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 4
Sat, May 6, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Win 11 - 8
Sun, May 7, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 6
Sun, May 7, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 9, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 2
Tue, May 9, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 4 - 5
Wed, May 10, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 1
Thu, May 11, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 4 - 9
Fri, May 12, 1961 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 3
Sat, May 13, 1961 @ New York Yankees Win 8 - 3
Sun, May 14, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Sun, May 14, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 6 - 8
Mon, May 15, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 5
Tue, May 16, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 4
Wed, May 17, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 9 - 1
Thu, May 18, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 1
Sat, May 20, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, May 21, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 5 - 3
Mon, May 22, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 10 - 2
Tue, May 23, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 2
Wed, May 24, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 4
Thu, May 25, 1961 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 6 - 7 (11)
Fri, May 26, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 4 - 5
Sat, May 27, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 1 - 10
Sun, May 28, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 9 - 4
Tue, May 30, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 30, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Loss 3 - 9
Wed, May 31, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jun 2, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 0
Sat, Jun 3, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jun 4, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 10 - 4
Sun, Jun 4, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 9 - 3
Mon, Jun 5, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Jun 6, 1961 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 7
Thu, Jun 8, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 1
Thu, Jun 8, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jun 9, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Jun 10, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Sun, Jun 11, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 4 - 7
Sun, Jun 11, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 6 (11)
Tue, Jun 13, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 1
Wed, Jun 14, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 2
Thu, Jun 15, 1961 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 10
Fri, Jun 16, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 2
Sat, Jun 17, 1961 vs New York Yankees Win 12 - 10
Sun, Jun 18, 1961 vs New York Yankees Loss 0 - 9
Tue, Jun 20, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jun 22, 1961 @ Washington Senators Win 6 - 4
Fri, Jun 23, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Win 15 - 7
Sat, Jun 24, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jun 25, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jun 25, 1961 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 27, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Jun 27, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 11
Wed, Jun 28, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 12 - 5
Thu, Jun 29, 1961 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 2
Fri, Jun 30, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 5 (12)
Sat, Jul 1, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 11 - 8 (11)
Sun, Jul 2, 1961 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Jul 4, 1961 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 6
Tue, Jul 4, 1961 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 3 (10)
Wed, Jul 5, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 2
Wed, Jul 5, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 8
Thu, Jul 6, 1961 @ Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 0
Fri, Jul 7, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 8, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 9, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 1 - 0
Sun, Jul 9, 1961 vs Los Angeles Angels Win 6 - 3
Fri, Jul 14, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jul 15, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jul 16, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 11 - 1
Sun, Jul 16, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 8 - 3
Mon, Jul 17, 1961 vs Kansas City Athletics Win 7 - 4
Tue, Jul 18, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Wed, Jul 19, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Jul 20, 1961 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 15 - 8
Fri, Jul 21, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 23, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 6 - 4
Sun, Jul 23, 1961 @ Kansas City Athletics Win 17 - 14
Mon, Jul 24, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 5 - 2
Tue, Jul 25, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jul 26, 1961 @ Los Angeles Angels Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jul 28, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jul 29, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 30, 1961 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 4
Wed, Aug 2, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 4 - 3
Wed, Aug 2, 1961 vs Washington Senators Loss 2 - 6 (11)
Thu, Aug 3, 1961 vs Washington Senators Win 2 - 1
Fri, Aug 4, 1961 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 1