1961 Cleveland Indians Roster

The 1961 Cleveland Indians 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 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 1961 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Cleveland Indians primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-02
185
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1937-10-23
6-00
190
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Left
1930-04-12
6-01
198
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Right
1936-11-17
6-03
185
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1935-05-13
6-00
175
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1935-08-30
6-01
186
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1935-08-13
6-07
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Left
1934-11-30
6-03
195
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1936-02-20
6-04
200
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Right
1933-02-10
6-03
210
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1936-05-21
5-11
185
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Right
1934-03-03
6-05
218
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Left
1942-09-21
6-04
200
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Both
1935-10-30
6-05
195
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Right
1937-08-06
6-03
200
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1936-01-24
5-11
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1934-08-23
5-09
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Right
1925-10-21
6-00
180
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1931-09-22
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5-11
175
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Right
1938-10-02
5-11
180
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1932-03-25
6-02
194
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Right
1936-04-09
5-11
170
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1936-12-19
5-09
180
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Right
1928-02-24
5-11
195
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Right
1927-11-01
5-11
175
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Right
1927-08-08
6-07
228
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Left
1937-10-19
170
Left
Left
1939-06-15
6-01
200
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Left
1937-01-08
5-11
202
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1931-08-09
5-11
190
Left
Left
1933-11-04
6-01
206
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Left
1934-02-17
5-11
180
Right
Left
1939-03-13
5-10
170
Right
Left
1930-11-19
5-11
195
Right
Right
1927-01-26
6-00
175
Right
Right
1929-11-14
5-10
195
Left
Left
1933-11-07
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The 1961 Cleveland Indians played 161 games during the regular season, won 78 games, lost 83 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Cleveland Stadium (Park Factors: 97/98) where 725,547 fans witnessed their 1961 Indians finish the season with a .484 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 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 1961 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Cleveland Indians primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1961 Cleveland Indians 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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