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1961 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-61 .604
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 710-653 + 57
Roster Continuity 71.85% 13/16
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 1,117,603 8/18
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dick Sisler
Pitching Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Reggie Otero
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
28Vada PinsonOF22   607101208
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16
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872310396311489.343.379.504883.161.247.3581.6237.9306659
12Gene Freese3B27   57578159
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27
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2
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26
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87822778051317.277.307.466773.190.247.2812.8922.1268606
20Frank RobinsonOF25   545117176
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32
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7
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37
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1242237164102301015.323.404.6111015.288.453.3060.9014.7333636
18Gordy Coleman1B26   52063149
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27
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4
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26
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87134567211479.287.341.504845.217.300.2831.4920.0262578
10Eddie KaskoSS29   46964127
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1
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2743323641244.271.320.335655.064.134.2871.13234.5157511
19Don Blasingame2B29   45059100
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4
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2143393820927.222.286.287573.064.153.2400.97450.0129502
29Wally PostOF31   2824483
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5701226111017.294.346.585931.291.365.3122.7714.1165306
25Gus BellOF32   2352760
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3311182103094.255.298.345643.089.166.2591.1778.381262
8Jerry ZimmermanC26   204842
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0010111121204110.206.252.230482.025.078.2281.91--47222
16Leo CardenasSS22   1982361
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2410153901125.308.353.485838.177.258.3592.6039.696216
24Jerry LynchOF30   1813357
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5022272516102.315.407.6241031.309.459.3080.9313.9113210
6Johnny EdwardsC23   1451427
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1410182814013.186.279.262541.076.207.2161.5672.538165
17Elio Chacon2B24   1322635
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514212220300.265.374.371745.106.242.3061.0566.049158
31Jim O'TooleP24   93716
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0060032910405.172.206.183389.011.043.2509.67--17101
30Joey JayP25   8938
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0050022900202.090.110.124234.034.056.13314.50--1193
37Bob PurkeyP31   8068
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40023210702.100.133.163296.063.088.14916.0080.01390
6Bob SchmidtC28   7049
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40081401105.129.218.171389.043.157.1451.7570.01279
15Dick Gernert1B32   63419
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007007901020.302.361.317678.016.127.3391.29--2072
9Darrell JohnsonC32   54317
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6001200011.315.321.407728.093.111.3082.0054.02256
6Ed BaileyC30   43413
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002003501000.302.348.395743.093.163.3421.67--1746
41Ken HuntP22   3907
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0030021900300.179.220.231451.051.103.3509.50--944
46Jim MaloneyP21   29611
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4002410100.379.438.483921.103.172.4172.0029.01433
40Ken JohnsonP28   2516
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0050001100100.240.240.280520.040.040.429----726
11Jim Baumer2B30   2403
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0000000900100.125.125.125250.000.000.200----325
47Jay HookP24   1512
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0000000500000.133.133.133266.000.000.200----215
27Pete WhisenantOF31   1563
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0001102400001.200.294.200494.000.200.2732.00--317
42Jim BrosnanP31   1312
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0001001600101.154.214.154368.000.077.2866.00--215
14Sherman JonesP26   1102
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0000001300000.182.250.182432.000.091.2503.00--212
38Howie NunnP25   812
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----28
34Willie Jones3B35   7100000002300000.000.222.000222.000.286.0001.50--09
11Cliff Cook3B24   5000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
44Bill HenryP33   5000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
27Harry Anderson29   401
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
9Hal Bevan30   311
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1000200000.333.3331.33316661.0001.000---3.043
21Joe GainesOF24   3200000002100000.000.400.000400.000.667.0000.50--05
34Marshall BridgesP30   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32Claude OsteenP-OF21   0200000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals19525243710141424735158675703342376129595051109.270.321.421742.151.239.2871.8033.222055767
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Jim O'Toole24   1993.09393511322252.22291018716931786231.278.150.573.316.331.91
30Joey Jay25   21103.53343414400247.12171029725921579051.257.910.913.355.721.71
37Bob Purkey31   16123.73363413121246.124511810227511167061.208.960.991.874.242.27
41Ken Hunt22   9103.9729224030136.113070601366755061.448.600.864.374.961.14
46Jim Maloney21   674.362711104294.28654461659575011.538.151.525.595.400.97
40Ken Johnson28   623.251511311183.07133301122421021.127.701.192.394.551.91
42Jim Brosnan31   1043.0453000341680.0773427718401101.198.660.792.034.502.22
47Jay Hook24   137.71225003062.28355541422361051.6711.862.003.145.141.64
14Sherman Jones26   114.42242009255.0513227627323221.428.350.984.425.241.19
44Bill Henry33   212.2147000321653.1501813815530001.238.491.362.559.003.53
38Howie Nunn25   213.552400012037.2351715024261011.558.290.005.686.161.08
34Marshall Bridges30   017.71130005020.2261918411171011.7611.141.714.717.291.55
32Claude Osteen21   00-1000100.1000000000------
Batting Totals93613.783641544691084013701300653576147500829405321.318.540.973.285.451.66
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry ZimmermanC7637422108.9750.00
Johnny EdwardsC522571552.9820.00
Bob SchmidtC27137611.9930.00
Darrell JohnsonC209910021.0000.00
Ed BaileyC1254520.9670.00
Pete WhisenantC10110.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gordy Coleman1B15011621211193.9910.00
Dick Gernert1B211251719.9930.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Blasingame2B1162773041753.9720.00
Elio Chacon2B4284104222.9890.00
Jim Baumer2B91814021.0000.00
Eddie Kasko2B678011.0000.00
Gene Freese2B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene Freese3B1511232542023.9500.00
Eddie Kasko3B1267001.0000.00
Cliff Cook3B102001.0000.00
Willie Jones3B10010.0000.00
Frank Robinson3B10000.0000.00
Pete Whisenant3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie KaskoSS1122012861859.9640.00
Leo CardenasSS6383133621.9730.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vada PinsonOF15339119104.9760.00
Frank RobinsonOF1502841533.9900.00
Wally PostOF81133763.9590.00
Gus BellOF75112110.9910.00
Jerry LynchOF4453230.9480.00
Pete WhisenantOF1240001.0000.00
Elio ChaconOF710001.0000.00
Joe GainesOF31010.5000.00
Jim MaloneyOF110001.0000.00
Claude OsteenOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim BrosnanP538091830.9003.04
Bill HenryP475347001.0001.86
Jim O'TooleP39252164222.9672.07
Bob PurkeyP36246296922.9803.58
Joey JayP34247233222.9652.00
Ken HuntP29136101952.8531.92
Jim MaloneyP279451310.9471.72
Sherman JonesP245558001.0002.13
Howie NunnP243716011.0001.69
Jay HookP2262104001.0002.03
Ken JohnsonP1583919011.0003.04
Marshall BridgesP132003001.0001.34
Claude OsteenP100000.0000.00


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