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Cincinnati Reds

1961 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bridges, Marshall Both   Left   6'1"  165  06/02/1931
-- Brosnan, Jim Right   Right   6'4"  197  10/24/1929
-- Henry, Bill Left   Left   6'2"  180  10/15/1927
-- Hook, Jay Left   Right   6'2"  182  11/18/1936
-- Hunt, Ken Right   Right   6'4"  200  12/14/1938
-- Jay, Joey Both   Right   6'4"  228  08/15/1935
-- Johnson, Ken Right   Right   6'4"  210  06/16/1933
-- Jones, Sherman Left   Right   6'4"  205  02/10/1935
-- Maloney, Jim Left   Right   6'2"  190  06/02/1940
-- Nunn, Howie Right   Right   6'0"  173  10/18/1935
-- O'Toole, Jim Both   Left   6'0"  190  01/10/1937
-- Osteen, Claude Left   Left   5'11"  160  08/09/1939
-- Purkey, Bob Right   Right   6'2"  175  07/14/1929
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bailey, Ed Left   Right   6'2"  205  04/15/1931
-- Edwards, Johnny Left   Right   6'4"  220  06/10/1938
-- Johnson, Darrell Right   Right   6'1"  180  08/25/1928
-- Schmidt, Bob Right   Right   6'2"  205  04/22/1933
-- Zimmerman, Jerry Right   Right   6'2"  185  09/21/1934
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Coleman, Gordy Left   Right   6'3"  208  07/05/1934
-- Gernert, Dick Right   Right   6'3"  209  09/28/1928
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Baumer, Jim Right   Right   6'2"  185  01/29/1931
-- Blasingame, Don Left   Right   5'10"  160  03/16/1932
-- Chacon, Elio Right   Right   5'9"  160  10/26/1936
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Cook, Cliff Right   Right   6'0"  185  08/20/1936
-- Freese, Gene Right   Right   5'11"  175  01/08/1934
-- Jones, Puddin' Head Right   Right   6'1"  188  08/16/1925
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Cardenas, Leo Right   Right   5'11"  150  12/17/1938
-- Kasko, Eddie Right   Right   6'0"  180  06/27/1932
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Anderson, Harry Left   Right   6'3"  205  09/10/1931
-- Bell, Gus Left   Right   6'1"  190  11/15/1928
-- Bevan, Hal Right   Right   6'2"  198  11/15/1930
-- Gaines, Joe Right   Right   6'1"  190  11/22/1936
-- Lynch, Jerry Left   Right   6'1"  185  07/17/1930
-- Pinson, Vada Left   Left   5'11"  170  08/11/1938
-- Post, Wally Right   Right   6'1"  190  07/09/1929
-- Robinson, Frank Right   Right   6'1"  183  08/31/1935
-- Whisenant, Pete Right   Right   6'2"  190  12/14/1929
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