1961 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1961 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1961 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1961 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1961 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-03
172
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Left
1933-02-14
6-01
175
Right
Right
1931-09-03
5-11
215
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1936-03-07
6-08
225
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1930-11-10
5-11
175
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1929-11-11
6-01
200
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Left
1933-06-04
5-11
172
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Right
1932-01-18
5-11
168
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Right
1927-09-14
5-11
195
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Right
1936-08-11
6-01
198
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Right
1930-09-21
195
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Both
1931-02-22
6-06
200
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Right
1936-03-02
6-05
205
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Right
1937-08-31
6-02
200
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Left
1934-02-09
6-00
180
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Right
1941-10-22
5-11
180
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1926-10-11
6-01
200
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1935-02-19
6-04
210
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Right
1937-12-08
5-11
178
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Right
1934-05-05
6-06
220
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Right
1935-04-19
6-00
175
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Both
1933-10-27
6-01½
180
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Right
1928-07-18
5-10
180
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Right
1930-02-28
6-00
170
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Left
1928-01-28
5-11
170
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Right
1937-10-25
6-00
186
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Left
1925-02-09
6-01
185
Right
Right
1937-10-13
6-00
168
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Left
1937-04-04
6-00
185
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Right
1933-05-18
5-11
190
Right
Right
1927-03-09
6-00
195
Right
Right
1928-10-04
5-11
182
Right
Left
1939-08-22
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The 1961 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 86 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 102/104) where 850,589 fans witnessed their 1961 Red Sox finish the season with a .469 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1961 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1961 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1961 Boston Red Sox Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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