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1961 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  101-61   .623
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Bob Scheffing
General Manager:   Rick Ferrell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,600,710
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gerry Staley (40)
Youngest Player:  Bill Freehan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Al Kaline (9)
Top Hitter:  Norm Cash (1)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Bunning (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  59.73%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
2Jake Wood+2b1124-MLB16266396171171411693095814142248.258.320.376695.312249731515844.4.311
38Bill Bruton+of2935-MLB160596991531551763226616630539.257.327.384712.321229668466855.0.264
6Al Kaline+of626UDFA: 1953MLB15358611619041719821416642424516.324.393.515909.3993026654221348.6.323
7Rocky Colavito+of327-MLB163583129169302451401211375222814.290.402.580982.4243387084401499.1.263
25Norm Cash+1b126UDFA: 1955MLB15953511919322841132115124859192216.361.487.6621148.48835467236717312.7.370
9Chico Fernandez+ss7729-MLB13343541108154340853645044114.248.305.322627.283140476351443.4.271
1Steve Boros+3b4324-MLB1163965110718256242684282678.270.382.364746.343144485312675.8.287
10Dick Brown+c-26-MLB9330832821221645022257023310.266.312.474786.341146336244465.1.277
3Dick McAuliffe+2b-ss7821UDFA: 1957MLB80285367312463323243940115.256.322.389711.320111315222394.7.278
12Mike Roarke+c-30-MLB8622921516122200203103226.223.283.284567.25665253188182.6.247
4Charlie Maxwell+of-34-MLB7913111304251800202412011.229.333.405738.32753153103205.3.243
40Bubba Morton+of-29-MLB771082631512193192511021.287.342.407749.3314412081165.3.349
17Frank Lary+p-31-MLB42108132520150032710302.231.259.278537.245301158851.7.300
14Jim Bunning+p-29-MLB3810061310040023000203.130.147.140287.1331410492-5-1.4.186
28Bobo Osborne+1b-3b-25-MLB71938207021310201500101.215.354.355709.3303311475155.2.237
15Don Mossi+p-32-MLB357981320180062800600.165.224.228451.21118917220.6.240
21Paul Foytack+p-30-MLB325441210120011100603.222.236.296533.23816615121.2.262
8Reno Bertoia+3b-2b8226-MLB24466101014203800200.217.265.304570.25914513842.9.243
16Phil Regan+p-24-MLB33404310010031500301.075.140.100240.12144641-3-1.7.120
8Ozzie Virgil+3b-28-MLB2030140011001500002.133.161.233395.177731280-0.3.125
5Frank House+c-31-MLB1722351103004200111.227.333.364697.3138282034.5.238
11Ron Kline+p-29-MLB1018231002000810300.167.211.222433.2014221800.3.300
26George Alusik+of-26-MLB1514020002001400010.143.187.143330.157216130-0.4.182
18Terry Fox+p-25-MLB3912120000001700100.167.231.167397.194214110-0.8.400
11Harry Chiti+c-28-MLB512010000001200001.083.154.083237.12411312-1-1.8.100
19Bill Freehan+c-19UDFA: 1961MLB410140004001000000.400.455.400855.393411629.4.400
37Hank Aguirre+p-30-MLB459000001000800310.000.000.0000.00001313--.000
32Bob Bruce+p-28-MLB149111001002200101.111.273.222495.2452121000.9.143
3Chuck Cottier+2b7425-MLB107220001001100100.286.375.286661.31529614.0.333
26Bill Fischer+p-30-MLB267000000000200000.000.000.0000.000077--.000
22Vic Wertz+of-1b-36-MLB86010001000100000.167.167.167333.1511650-0.3.200
24George Thomas+of-23-MLB176200000000400000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
5Dick Gernert+1b-32-MLB65110011001200001.200.333.8001133.46446515.3.000
45Howie Koplitz+p-23-MLB44000000000100000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
20Hal Woodeshick+p-28-MLB124100000001100000.000.200.000200.1420540-1.3.000
19Jerry Casale+p-27-MLB33000000000300000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
11Fred Gladding+p-25UDFA: 1956MLB83000000000300000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
32Ron Nischwitz+p-23-MLB62000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
46Joe Grzenda+p-24-MLB410100000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.9041101--1.000
20Gerry Staley+p-40-MLB131000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
19Jim Donohue+p-22-MLB141000000000000001.000.000.0000.000012--.000
Totals: (41 players)1625561841148121553180779983667386538396442125.266.347.421768--2342637843478885.5.285

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Frank Lary+331-MLB2393.24363622400275.125211799246614666 01.158.240.782.164.770.45.2641.32
14Jim Bunning+229-MLB17113.19383712411268.023211395257119429 01.137.790.842.386.510.37.2600.77
15Don Mossi+532-MLB1572.96353412111240.12379779294713710 21.188.881.091.765.130.34.2760.61
21Paul Foytack+3730-MLB11103.9332206040169.2152817427568912 01.238.061.432.974.720.63.2390.73
16Phil Regan+-24-MLB1075.2532166072120.0134707019414611 01.4610.051.433.083.450.89.2790.58
18Terry Fox+4725-MLB521.4139000251257.1421296163203 01.016.590.942.515.020.50.2090.72
11Ron Kline+-29-MLB532.72108311056.15325173172730 01.248.470.482.724.310.63--0.68
37Hank Aguirre+5330-MLB443.254500021855.14422205383242 01.487.160.816.185.201.19.2450.60
26Bill Fischer+5430-MLB325.012610013346.254282610171820 01.5210.411.933.283.470.94.2801.66
32Bob Bruce+-28-MLB124.43146002044.25728226242502 01.8111.491.214.845.040.96.3470.93
19Jim Donohue+4822-MLB113.54140008120.1231082152020 01.8710.180.896.648.850.75--0.86
20Hal Woodeshick+-28-MLB117.85122002018.12517163171310 02.2912.271.478.356.381.31.3492.67
24Manny Montejo+-25-MLB003.86120002016.11377261512 01.167.161.103.318.270.40.2560.39
11Fred Gladding+-25UDFA: 1956MLB103.3180002016.118761111112 01.789.920.556.066.061.00.3330.65
20Gerry Staley+4940-MLB113.38130008213.1156516810 01.5810.130.684.055.400.75--1.82
45Howie Koplitz+-23-MLB202.2541102012.0166308910 02.0012.000.006.006.750.89.4000.42
19Jerry Casale+-27-MLB005.2531000012.0158733620 01.5011.252.252.254.500.50--0.50
32Ron Nischwitz+-23-MLB015.5661002011.11312728800 01.8510.321.596.356.351.00.3240.69
46Joe Grzenda+-24-MLB107.944000005.295522000 01.9414.293.183.180.00--.3181.43
Totals: (41 players)101613.551621626210100301,459140467157518046983629--21.488.661.052.895.160.56.294 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick BrownC914603857.9900.00 
Mike RoarkeC853832255.9880.00 
Frank HouseC1436110.9740.00 
Harry ChitiC5193001.0000.00 
Bill FreehanC3144001.0000.00 
Ozzie VirgilC321001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Norm Cash1B157123112711121.9920.00 
Bobo Osborne1B11503041.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jake Wood2B1623803962583.9690.00 
Reno Bertoia2B777031.0000.00 
Chuck Cottier2B226021.0000.00 
Ozzie Virgil2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve Boros3B1161151921515.9530.00 
Dick McAuliffe3B22133953.9120.00 
Reno Bertoia3B13101722.9310.00 
Ozzie Virgil3B99612.9370.00 
Chico Fernandez3B81010001.0000.00 
Bobo Osborne3B8101212.9570.00 
Al Kaline3B111001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chico FernandezSS1212073122359.9580.00 
Dick McAuliffeSS55791151429.9330.00 
Chuck CottierSS87111.8890.00 
Reno BertoiaSS10000.0000.00 
George ThomasSS131011.0000.00 
Ozzie VirgilSS122001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rocky ColavitoOF1613291694.9750.00 
Bill BrutonOF155410452.9880.00 
Al KalineOF147378943.9900.00 
Bubba MortonOF3039121.9520.00 
Charlie MaxwellOF2553220.9650.00 
George ThomasOF20000.0000.00 
George AlusikOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hank AguirreP45551720.8001.31 
Terry FoxP395761211.9472.84 
Jim BunningP38268212936.9431.68 
Frank LaryP36275325515.9892.85 
Don MossiP3524074018.9791.76 
Paul FoytackP32169813021.0001.12 
Phil ReganP3212078001.0001.13 
Bill FischerP264665001.0002.14 
Bob BruceP14445110.8571.22 
Jim DonohueP142002001.0000.90 
Gerry StaleyP131313001.0002.75 
Manny MontejoP12160000.0000.00 
Hal WoodeshickP12182820.8334.97 
Ron KlineP105627011.0001.44 
Fred GladdingP8161110.6671.12 
Ron NischwitzP6111110.6671.62 
Joe GrzendaP4512001.0005.19 
Howie KoplitzP41201001.0000.75 
Jerry CasaleP3122222.6673.00 


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