1961 Pittsburgh Pirates

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Season Overview

75-79 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 Pittsburgh Pirates

What was the record of the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a 75-79 record. They went 38-39 at home and 37-40 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates play in?

The 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates played in the National League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates had their best month in April, when they went 9-6 and had a 60% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 9-17 and had a 34.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-6 60% +4
May 12-12 50% -10
June 15-13 53.6% +3
July 9-17 34.6% -10
August 16-16 50% +30
September 13-15 46.4% 0
October 1-0 100% +2

Did the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a run differential of +19. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pirates could have been expected to have about 79.0 wins, or a 79-75 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates went 22-27.

How did the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates went 1-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Pirates had during the 1961 regular season was 5 games, which occured 3 separate times.

1961 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

= Playoff Team

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