1961 Los Angeles Angels Roster

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

"Of all the things we have in this game: hits, runs, stolen bases, and home runs - the thing we have the most of is outs." - Bill Rigney
1961 Los Angeles Angels


1961 Los Angeles Angels Official Logo

Complete Roster

6-01
190
Left
Right
1935-01-10
6-02
200
Right
Right
1933-09-27
6-03
200
Right
Right
1941-06-01
6-01
180
Right
Right
1932-07-09
6-04
190
Right
Right
1937-10-31
6-01
195
Right
Right
1929-02-22
5-11
180
Right
Right
1922-07-03
180
Right
Right
1925-12-25
6-02
207
Right
Right
1934-08-09
6-04
200
Right
Right
1933-02-10
5-10
160
Right
Left
1933-07-23
6-03
205
Right
Right
1932-03-09
6-00
195
Right
Right
1935-08-12
6-00
180
Left
Left
1938-10-13
6-02
195
Right
Right
1930-05-20
5-11
180
Right
Right
1931-01-07
6-01
180
Left
Right
1933-03-11
6-00
165
Left
Left
1941-12-05
5-10
190
Right
Right
1931-09-09
6-02
190
Right
Right
1922-10-27
6-02
195
Right
Both
1938-08-16
5-11
175
Right
Right
1931-01-19
6-02
190
Left
Left
1941-05-27
6-00
180
Right
Right
1931-09-22
5-11½
178
Left
Left
1931-12-20
6-01
230
Right
Right
1928-11-13
5-05½
157
Right
Right
1935-03-19
5-08
175
Right
Right
1927-08-07
6-01
190
Right
Right
1942-04-04
5-10
170
Right
Right
1935-05-18
6-02
225
Left
Left
1924-09-10
5-10
165
Right
Right
1930-10-19
6-00
185
Right
Right
1936-07-15
5-11
185
Right
Right
1933-11-27
6-01
190
Right
Left
1940-08-28
5-10
170
Right
Right
1926-10-13
6-00
202
Right
Right
1925-05-05
6-01
205
Right
Right
1934-07-13
5-11
175
Right
Right
1934-09-22
5-05
141
Left
Left
1934-09-12
6-00
185
Left
Left
1928-07-04
6-03½
190
Right
Right
1937-11-29
6-02
198
Right
Left
1936-02-05
6-00
190
Right
Left
1931-06-22
6-01
195
Right
Left
1934-05-13
5-10
190
Right
Right
1934-05-06


The 1961 Los Angeles Angels played 161 games during the regular season, won 70 games, lost 91 games, and finished in eighth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 111/112) where 603,510 fans witnessed their 1961 Angels finish the season with a .435 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 Los Angeles Angels Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Los Angeles Angels salary list, a 1961 Los Angeles Angels uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Los Angeles Angels primary starters list:


1961 Los Angeles Angels
Salaries

Dean Chance $14,000.00
Jim Fregosi $10,000.00

Did you know that a 1961 Los Angeles Angels 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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