1961 Milwaukee Braves Roster

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

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Complete Roster

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1930-04-12
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1935-06-08
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1928-08-12
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1926-11-22
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1940-08-13
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1935-07-21
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1939-04-30
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1934-03-10
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1930-01-04
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1934-08-15
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1936-01-23
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1928-03-18
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1935-05-22
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1937-05-07
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1921-04-23
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1931-06-06
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1930-03-05
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1933-04-12
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1941-03-05
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1940-07-18
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1928-07-07
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1927-10-30
6-01
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1931-11-16
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1919-10-01
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1926-03-23
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1934-07-29
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1931-10-13
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1929-07-17
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1934-02-05
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1929-12-18
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1932-03-27
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1936-01-08
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1938-11-06
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1934-12-11
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1933-01-25
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1933-07-08
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1939-04-03
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1929-06-11
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1931-12-16
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1928-05-16
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The 1961 Milwaukee Braves played 154 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 71 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at County Stadium (Park Factors: 94/93) where 1,101,441 fans witnessed their 1961 Braves finish the season with a .539 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 Milwaukee Braves Opening Day starters list, a 1961 Milwaukee Braves salary list, a 1961 Milwaukee Braves uniform number breakdown and a 1961 Milwaukee Braves primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1961 Milwaukee Braves 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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