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1961 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  70-90   .437
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele, Cookie Lavagetto
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,256,723
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Elmer Valo (40)
Youngest Player:  Gary Dotter (18)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (7)
Top Pitcher:  Camilo Pascual (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.76%
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
7Lenny Green+of1028-MLB156600921712879501711815062325.285.374.400774.3512406924501066.4.298
4Bob Allison+of1426-MLB159556831362132910527103100515817.245.363.450813.362250677457985.8.246
3Harmon Killebrew+1b-3b725UDFA: 1954MLB150541941562074612212107109360511.288.405.6061012.4333286564031409.4.281
2Zoilo Versalles+ss4721-MLB12951065143255753169256112428.280.314.390704.312199542390674.7.306
10Earl Battey+c3826-MLB133460701392411755335366335118.302.377.470847.375216522348846.5.323
23Jim Lemon+of5333-MLB129423571092611452114498422611.258.329.423752.333179479334614.9.300
1Billy Martin+2b-33-MLB108374449215563632134230539.246.275.361636.282135398301393.5.261
13Bill Tuttle+of6131-MLB1133703891123538134341047513.246.321.335656.296124425307423.7.261
9Billy Gardner+2b-33-MLB4515413369011100101401707.234.280.312592.26748171132132.7.252
5Jose Valdivielso+ss-27-MLB76149152950191181900016.195.234.248482.2213715812861.2.215
8Hal Naragon+c-32-MLB57139104221211004810305.302.326.374700.31552147105174.5.310
22Dan Dobbek+of-26-MLB7212512213141412131821012.168.255.304559.25438141109102.4.163
6Ted Lepcio+2b-3b-30-MLB471121119317191083110012.170.230.402631.2754512296102.8.160
1Reno Bertoia+3b-2b8226-MLB351041722201800201201223.212.333.260593.2822712889113.2.226
28Don Mincher+1b-23UDFA: 1956MLB3510118195151101221100005.188.333.406739.3354112388154.7.165
35Joe Altobelli+1b-of-29-MLB419510212131400131400012.221.312.358670.3043410977124.1.228
14,28Pedro Ramos+p-26-MLB5393816103110034210211.172.204.280484.216261008110.4.265
15Jack Kralick+p-26-MLB338681300160021500601.151.170.186357.1631694800-0.1.171
17Camilo Pascual+p-27-MLB358541430040051500505.165.211.200411.19317958100.2.200
29Julio Becquer+1b-29-MLB57841320125180121201011.238.253.476729.307408767114.5.221
36Jim Kaat+p-22UDFA: 1957MLB4763101531010041310302.238.294.317612.27920715362.8.300
32Elmer Valo+of-40-MLB3332052004003311002.156.250.219469.2127362911.1.172
20Don Lee+p-27-MLB37302200020001100310.067.065.067131.05823432-3-2.3.100
11Ron Henry+c-24-MLB2028140003002700013.143.194.143336.16243128-1-1.3.182
43Al Schroll+p-29-MLB1118351013002400000.278.350.500850.3749201337.1.308
9Rich Rollins+3b-23-MLB1317351003002210000.294.400.353753.3536201236.7.333
40Bill Pleis+p-23-MLB379010000000500000.111.111.111222.100198-1-2.7.250
25Jake Jacobs+of-24-MLB48020000000200000.250.250.250500.22628601.3.333
27Chuck Stobbs+p-31-MLB248231001001200000.375.444.500944.422495210.1.500
24Pete Whisenant+of-31-MLB106100000001200000.000.143.000143.101076-1-2.3.000
35Ted Sadowski+p-25-MLB156000000000200000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
16Bert Cueto+p-23-MLB75100000001100200.000.167.000167.1180870-0.9.000
6Jim Snyder+2b-28-MLB35000000000100000.000.000.0000.000055--.000
6Billy Consolo+ss-2b-26-MLB115100000000100001.000.000.0000.000056-1-4.2.000
21Ray Moore+p-35-MLB464000000002100101.000.333.000333.2370760-0.8.000
24,40Ed Palmquist+p-28-MLB93100000000000200.000.000.0000.000055--.000
18Danny McDevitt+p-28-MLB163000000000300000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
18Paul Giel+p-29-MLB152010000000100000.500.500.5001000.45212109.91.000
42Gerry Arrigo+p-20-MLB72010001000000000.500.500.5001000.452121013.4.500
39Lee Stange+p-24-MLB71000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
41Gary Dotter+p-18-MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (41 players)1605417707135321540167665474359784033256742141.250.326.397723--2149615643577454.6.266

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
14,28Pedro Ramos+726-MLB11203.9542349362264.1265134116397917454 01.309.021.332.695.920.45.2770.76
17Camilo Pascual+427-MLB15163.46353315810252.1205114972610022173 01.217.310.933.577.880.45.2561.17
15Jack Kralick+1326-MLB13113.61333311200242.025710197216413743 01.339.560.782.385.100.47.3030.92
36Jim Kaat+2722UDFA: 1957MLB9173.9036298130200.21881058712821221011 11.358.430.543.685.470.67.2831.46
20Don Lee+-27-MLB363.52371040143115.093494512356514 01.117.280.942.745.090.54.2360.92
40Bill Pleis+-23-MLB424.953700016256.15935314343214 01.659.430.645.435.111.06.2970.84
21Ray Moore+3635-MLB443.6746000381456.14923238384551 01.547.831.286.077.190.84.2590.51
43Al Schroll+-29-MLB445.22118201050.05336295272442 01.609.540.904.864.321.13.2821.90
27Chuck Stobbs+-31-MLB237.46243008244.25637378151712 01.5911.281.613.023.430.88.3100.46
35Ted Sadowski+-25-MLB026.82151006033.04929256111221 01.8213.361.643.003.270.92.3501.00
18Danny McDevitt+-28-MLB102.36161005026.2201171191510 01.466.750.346.415.061.27--1.24
16Bert Cueto+-23-MLB137.1775000021.1272417710501 01.7311.392.954.222.112.00.2560.71
24,40Ed Palmquist+-28-MLB119.4392003021.03323227131303 02.1914.143.005.575.571.00.3610.92
18Paul Giel+-29-MLB109.78120004019.12427216171400 02.1211.172.797.916.521.21.2861.14
39Lee Stange+-24-MLB102.9270003012.115641101010 02.0310.950.737.307.301.00.3501.00
42Gerry Arrigo+-20-MLB0110.247200309.291211010602 01.978.380.009.315.591.67.3211.78
41Gary Dotter+-18-MLB009.002000006.066604200 01.679.000.006.003.002.00.3000.60
29Julio Becquer+-29-MLB0020.251000101.143301000 03.7527.000.006.750.00--.5003.00
38Fred Bruckbauer+-23-MLB00--100000--33301000 0------------1.000--
Totals: (41 players)70904.281601604914111231,432141577868116757091442--11.368.891.023.585.740.62.287 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Earl BatteyC1318126069.9930.00 
Hal NaragonC361681214.9940.00 
Ron HenryC5212001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Harmon Killebrew1B119972671491.9870.00 
Don Mincher1B2923418828.9690.00 
Bob Allison1B18117429.9840.00 
Julio Becquer1B18553081.0000.00 
Joe Altobelli1B2151001.0000.00 
Ron Henry1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy Martin2B1052172241761.9630.00 
Billy Gardner2B418696532.9730.00 
Ted Lepcio2B223951118.9890.00 
Jose Valdivielso2B15161812.9710.00 
Rich Rollins2B534011.0000.00 
Billy Consolo2B351001.0000.00 
Jim Snyder2B343011.0000.00 
Bill Tuttle2B231001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill Tuttle3B85661651415.9430.00 
Harmon Killebrew3B452875910.9200.00 
Ted Lepcio3B35132132.9190.00 
Reno Bertoia3B32225993.9000.00 
Jose Valdivielso3B142210.8000.00 
Rich Rollins3B426011.0000.00 
Billy Gardner3B20320.6000.00 
Billy Consolo3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Zoilo VersallesSS1292293713074.9520.00 
Jose ValdivielsoSS434987418.9710.00 
Ted LepcioSS60520.7140.00 
Billy ConsoloSS30000.0000.00 
Billy MartinSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lenny GreenOF153356380.9780.00 
Bob AllisonOF1503001483.9750.00 
Jim LemonOF1201827120.9400.00 
Bill TuttleOF6472111.9860.00 
Dan DobbekOF4864110.9850.00 
Joe AltobelliOF2539020.9510.00 
Julio BecquerOF571001.0000.00 
Pete WhisenantOF520001.0000.00 
Jake JacobsOF320001.0000.00 
Harmon KillebrewOF231001.0000.00 
Elmer ValoOF120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ray MooreP465666001.0001.93 
Pedro RamosP42264142822.9551.43 
Don LeeP3711582921.9492.90 
Bill PleisP37563310.8570.96 
Jim KaatP36200194128.9682.70 
Camilo PascualP35252144010.9821.93 
Jack KralickP33242124714.9832.19 
Chuck StobbsP244433001.0001.22 
Danny McDevittP16260810.8892.75 
Ted SadowskiP153319001.0002.73 
Paul GielP12191520.7502.83 
Al SchrollP115028001.0001.80 
Ed PalmquistP92115011.0002.57 
Gerry ArrigoP7902001.0001.96 
Bert CuetoP7212410.8572.56 
Lee StangeP71212001.0002.23 
Gary DotterP2611001.0003.00 
Julio BecquerP110000.0000.00 
Fred BruckbauerP100000.0000.00 


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