1961 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

80-74 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1961 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 80-74 record. They went 48-29 at home and 32-45 on the road.

What division did the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1961 St. Louis Cardinals played in the National League, which didn't have any divisions in 1961.

What was the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in August, when they went 20-9 and had a 69.0% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 7-9 and had a 43.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-9 43.8% -1
May 11-13 45.8% +26
June 13-16 44.8% -19
July 16-14 53.3% +5
August 20-9 69.0% +19
September 12-13 48% +3
October 1-0 100% +2

Did the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of +35. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 80.6 wins, or a 81-73 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals went 18-31.

How did the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals went 4-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals was a 8 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1961 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

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