1961 Kansas City Athletics

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Season Overview

61-100 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 Kansas City Athletics

What was the record of the 1961 Kansas City Athletics?

The Kansas City Athletics finished the regular season with a 61-100 record. They went 33-47 at home and 28-53 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Kansas City Athletics play in?

The 1961 Kansas City Athletics played in the American League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 Kansas City Athletics record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 Kansas City Athletics had their best month in May, when they went 14-12 and had a 53.8% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 8-20 and had a 28.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 5-8 38.5% +4
May 14-12 53.8% -33
June 10-23 30.3% -34
July 8-20 28.6% -69
August 11-22 33.3% -43
September 12-15 44.4% -6
October 1-0 100% +1

Did the 1961 Kansas City Athletics make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1961 Kansas City Athletics?

The Kansas City Athletics finished the regular season with a run differential of -180. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Athletics could have been expected to have about 63.4 wins, or a 63-98 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Kansas City Athletics perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 Kansas City Athletics went 26-20.

How did the 1961 Kansas City Athletics perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 Kansas City Athletics went 6-3 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Kansas City Athletics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Kansas City Athletics was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Kansas City Athletics?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Athletics had during the 1961 regular season was 6 games, which occured 4 separate times.

1961 Kansas City Athletics Schedule

= Playoff Team

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