1961 New York Yankees

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Season Overview

109-53 Won WS
Record Outcome

1961 New York Yankees

What was the record of the 1961 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a 109-53 record. They went 65-16 at home and 44-37 on the road. Including the postseason, the New York Yankees went 113-54.

What division did the 1961 New York Yankees play in?

The 1961 New York Yankees played in the American League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 New York Yankees record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 New York Yankees had their best month in September, when they went 21-8 and had a 72.4% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 14-12 and had a 53.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-5 64.3% +4
May 14-12 53.8% +18
June 22-10 68.8% +64
July 20-9 69.0% +47
August 22-9 71.0% +30
September 21-8 72.4% +51
October 1-0 100% +1

Did the 1961 New York Yankees Win The World Series?

Yes, the 1961 New York Yankees won the World Series in 1961. They beat the Cincinnati Reds.

What was the run differential for the 1961 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a run differential of +215. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Yankees could have been expected to have about 102.9 wins, or a 103-59 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 New York Yankees perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 New York Yankees went 34-21.

How did the 1961 New York Yankees perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 New York Yankees went 11-2 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 New York Yankees?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 New York Yankees was a 13 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 New York Yankees?

The longest losing streak that the New York Yankees had during the 1961 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 New York Yankees Schedule

= Playoff Team

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