1961 Minnesota Twins Roster

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

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"The American league by unanimous vote has just decided to expand to ten teams in 1961. The present Washington club will be moved to Minneapolis-St. Paul next year and will play its games in Metropolitan stadium." - Joe Cronin

1961 Minnesota Twins

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Complete Roster

6-01
195
Left
Left
1941-06-12
6-01
185
Right
Right
1938-05-27
6-04
170
Right
Right
1937-08-14
6-01
180
Left
Left
1942-08-07
5-11
185
Right
Right
1932-09-29
6-04
217
Left
Left
1938-11-07
6-02
180
Left
Left
1935-06-01
6-04
210
Right
Right
1934-02-26
5-10
175
Left
Left
1932-11-18
6-01
205
Right
Right
1926-06-01
6-03
195
Right
Right
1933-06-10
5-11
185
Right
Right
1934-01-20
5-10
175
Left
Left
1937-08-05
6-00
185
Right
Both
1935-04-28
190
Right
Right
1936-04-01
6-02
210
Right
Right
1932-03-22
5-10
170
Right
Right
1936-10-27
6-01
185
Left
Left
1929-07-02
6-01
205
Right
Right
1935-01-05
6-01
180
Right
Right
1936-08-07
6-00
175
Right
Left
1928-10-01
5-11½
178
Left
Left
1931-12-20
5-11½
185
Right
Right
1935-01-08
5-11
180
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Right
1934-08-18
6-00
180
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Right
1927-07-19
5-11
213
Right
Right
1936-06-29
5-10
177
Right
Right
1929-07-28
5-11½
165
Right
Right
1928-05-16
6-03
213
Right
Left
1938-06-24
5-10
185
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Right
1938-04-16
6-01
185
Right
Right
1932-08-15
6-00
190
Right
Right
1929-07-04
6-01
175
Right
Right
1934-05-22
5-10
150
Right
Right
1939-12-18
6-04
220
Right
Right
1934-07-11
6-00
185
Left
Left
1932-05-26
6-00
195
Right
Left
1934-12-06
5-11
170
Left
Left
1933-01-06
6-00
175
Right
Right
1937-06-09
6-04
200
Right
Right
1928-03-23
5-11
190
Right
Left
1921-03-05
6-02
200
Right
Right
1929-12-14
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The 1961 Minnesota Twins played 160 games during the regular season, won 70 games, lost 90 games, and finished in seventh position. They played their home games at Metropolitan Stadium (Park Factors: 106/105) where 1,256,723 fans witnessed their 1961 Twins finish the season with a .438 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 Minnesota Twins Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Minnesota Twins salary list, a 1961 Minnesota Twins uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Minnesota Twins primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1961 Minnesota Twins 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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