1961 Los Angeles Dodgers

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Season Overview

89-65 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 Los Angeles Dodgers

What was the record of the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a 89-65 record. They went 45-32 at home and 44-33 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers play in?

The 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers played in the National League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers had their best month in July, when they went 19-7 and had a 73.1% win percentage. Their worst month was August, when they went 11-15 and had a 42.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-8 55.6% +3
May 17-11 60.7% +5
June 16-12 57.1% +15
July 19-7 73.1% +28
August 11-15 42.3% -14
September 15-12 55.6% -5
October 1-0 100% +6

Did the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a run differential of +38. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Dodgers could have been expected to have about 80.7 wins, or a 81-73 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers went 35-18.

How did the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers went 13-4 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Dodgers had during the 1961 regular season was 10 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 11, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 2
Wed, Apr 12, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2
Thu, Apr 13, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 8
Fri, Apr 14, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Apr 15, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Apr 16, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 13 - 6
Mon, Apr 17, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 9
Tue, Apr 18, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Wed, Apr 19, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 2
Thu, Apr 20, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 11
Fri, Apr 21, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 3
Sat, Apr 22, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 1 - 0
Sun, Apr 23, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Tue, Apr 25, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Apr 26, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Apr 29, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 4
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 30, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 10
Tue, May 2, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Win 11 - 9
Wed, May 3, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Loss 1 - 4
Thu, May 4, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Loss 6 - 10 (10)
Fri, May 5, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 0
Sat, May 6, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 9
Sun, May 7, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 2
Mon, May 8, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 3 (10)
Tue, May 9, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2
Wed, May 10, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 0
Fri, May 12, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 2
Sat, May 13, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 3
Sun, May 14, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 8 - 10 (11)
Mon, May 15, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Loss 5 - 7
Tue, May 16, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Loss 3 - 5
Wed, May 17, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Win 2 - 1 (11)
Fri, May 19, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 7
Sat, May 20, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 21, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 2
Mon, May 22, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1 (10)
Tue, May 23, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 2
Wed, May 24, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 7
Thu, May 25, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 1 - 0
Fri, May 26, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Loss 2 - 10
Sat, May 27, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Loss 8 - 10
Sun, May 28, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Win 4 - 3
Mon, May 29, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 30, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 3
Wed, May 31, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 8
Fri, Jun 2, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 2 (10)
Sat, Jun 3, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 4, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jun 5, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jun 6, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 7
Wed, Jun 7, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 3
Thu, Jun 8, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jun 9, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 10, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jun 11, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 3
Mon, Jun 12, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 7
Tue, Jun 13, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 14, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 0
Thu, Jun 15, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 6 - 3 (12)
Fri, Jun 16, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jun 17, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Win 3 - 0
Sun, Jun 18, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Loss 2 - 10
Tue, Jun 20, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 0
Wed, Jun 21, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jun 21, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 2
Thu, Jun 22, 1961 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 7
Fri, Jun 23, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Jun 24, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 7
Sun, Jun 25, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 27, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 9 - 5
Wed, Jun 28, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 9
Thu, Jun 29, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jun 30, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 10 - 6
Sat, Jul 1, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jul 2, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jul 3, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jul 4, 1961 @ Milwaukee Braves Win 6 - 5
Wed, Jul 5, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 9
Thu, Jul 6, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 1
Fri, Jul 7, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 11
Fri, Jul 7, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Jul 8, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 1
Sun, Jul 9, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 14
Thu, Jul 13, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 2
Fri, Jul 14, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 7 (10)
Sat, Jul 15, 1961 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Jul 16, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 12 - 11 (10)
Mon, Jul 17, 1961 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4
Wed, Jul 19, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 3
Thu, Jul 20, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 1
Fri, Jul 21, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 10
Sat, Jul 22, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4 (11)
Sun, Jul 23, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jul 25, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 2
Wed, Jul 26, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 1
Thu, Jul 27, 1961 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 6
Fri, Jul 28, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jul 29, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jul 30, 1961 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 3
Wed, Aug 2, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 6
Thu, Aug 3, 1961 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3 (10)
Fri, Aug 4, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Aug 5, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 6 (13)
Sun, Aug 6, 1961 vs Chicago Cubs Win 11 - 4
Tue, Aug 8, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Win 7 - 3
Wed, Aug 9, 1961 vs Milwaukee Braves Win 8 - 3
Sat, Aug 12, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 1
Sun, Aug 13, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 8 - 0
Mon, Aug 14, 1961 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 5
Tue, Aug 15, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 5
Wed, Aug 16, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 6
Wed, Aug 16, 1961 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 8
Fri, Aug 18, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Sat, Aug 19, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 5
Sun, Aug 20, 1961 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 8 - 11
Tue, Aug 22, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Aug 23, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 7 - 8
Thu, Aug 24, 1961 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 10
Fri, Aug 25, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 2
Sat, Aug 26, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 6
Sun, Aug 27, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 5 - 6
Sun, Aug 27, 1961 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 8