1961 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

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

"I owe the public just one thing - a good performance." - Bob Gibson
1961 St. Louis Cardinals


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Complete Roster

6-02
205
Right
Right
1938-07-01
6-03
200
Right
Right
1935-01-06
6-02
200
Right
Right
1935-08-27
6-03
185
Right
Right
1929-12-23
6-02
195
Right
Right
1935-11-09
6-02
190
Right
Right
1931-06-02
6-03
195
Right
Right
1935-12-13
6-02
170
Left
Left
1929-04-29
6-01
182
Right
Right
1939-02-18
5-11
180
Left
Left
1940-12-26
6-00
187
Left
Left
1929-05-19
6-02
185
Right
Right
1929-10-10
6-01
205
Right
Right
1938-05-31
6-00
190
Right
Right
1938-05-03
6-01
195
Right
Left
1941-10-16
6-02
225
Right
Right
1935-03-22
5-10
210
Right
Left
1927-11-04
5-09
185
Right
Right
1936-04-05
5-11
189
Right
Right
1931-06-01
6-02
200
Right
Right
1931-05-20
5-11
185
Right
Right
1942-05-09
6-00
180
Right
Right
1939-06-09
6-00
178
Right
Right
1926-04-03
6-01
175
Right
Right
1936-08-09
5-11
160
Right
Right
1930-06-02
6-00
170
Right
Both
1923-02-02
6-02
190
Right
Right
1928-07-13
6-00
195
Left
Left
1934-01-28
6-00
180
Right
Left
1939-06-09
6-01
190
Left
Left
1931-08-27
5-09
165
Right
Right
1938-01-18
6-01
195
Right
Right
1937-12-22
6-00
180
Right
Left
1936-02-16
6-02
205
Right
Left
1926-04-12
6-00
175
Left
Left
1920-11-21
5-11
195
Right
Right
1927-01-26
5-11
180
Right
Right
1938-11-05
6-00
180
Right
Right
1932-02-19
5-10
170
Left
Right
1937-02-27
6-02
212
Left
Left
1921-03-22


The 1961 St. Louis Cardinals played 154 games during the regular season, won 80 games, lost 74 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Sportsman's Park III (Park Factors: 110/109) where 855,305 fans witnessed their 1961 Cardinals finish the season with a .519 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 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1961 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1961 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1961 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:


1961 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Stan Musial $75,000.00
Red Schoendienst $30,000.00
Bill White $20,000.00
Curt Flood $13,500.00

Did you know that a 1961 St. Louis Cardinals 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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