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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Lenny Greenof1028-MLB156600921712879501711815062325.285.374.40002406924501066.4.298
4Bob Allisonof1426-MLB159556831362132910527103100515817.245.363.4500250677457985.8.246
3Harmon Killebrew1b-3b725UDFA: 1954MLB150541941562074612212107109360511.288.405.60610003286564031409.4.281
2Zoilo Versallesss4721-MLB12951065143255753169256112428.280.314.3900199542390674.7.306
10Earl Batteyc3826-MLB133460701392411755335366335118.302.377.4700216522348846.5.323
23Jim Lemonof5333-MLB129423571092611452114498422611.258.329.4230179479334614.9.300
1Billy Martin2b-33-MLB108374449215563632134230539.246.275.3610135398301393.5.261
13Bill Tuttleof6131-MLB1133703891123538134341047513.246.321.3350124425307423.7.261
9Billy Gardner2b-33-MLB4515413369011100101401707.234.280.312048171132132.7.252
5Jose Valdivielsoss-27-MLB76149152950191181900016.195.234.24803715812861.2.215
8Hal Naragonc-32-MLB57139104221211004810305.302.326.374052147105174.5.310
22Dan Dobbekof-26-MLB7212512213141412131821012.168.255.304038141109102.4.163
6Ted Lepcio2b-3b-30-MLB471121119317191083110012.170.230.40204512296102.8.160
1Reno Bertoia3b-2b8226-MLB351041722201800201201223.212.333.26002712889113.2.226
28Don Mincher1b-23UDFA: 1956MLB3510118195151101221100005.188.333.40604112388154.7.165
35Joe Altobelli1b-of-29-MLB419510212131400131400012.221.312.35803410977124.1.228
14,28Pedro Ramosp-26-MLB5393816103110034210211.172.204.2800261008110.4.265
15Jack Kralickp-26-MLB338681300160021500601.151.170.18601694800-0.1.171
17Camilo Pascualp-27-MLB358541430040051500505.165.211.200017958100.2.200
29Julio Becquer1b-29-MLB57841320125180121201011.238.253.4760408767114.5.221
36Jim Kaatp-22UDFA: 1957MLB4763101531010041310302.238.294.317020715362.8.300
32Elmer Valoof-40-MLB3332052004003311002.156.250.21907362911.1.172
20Don Leep-27-MLB37302200020001100310.067.065.067023432-3-2.3.100
11Ron Henryc-24-MLB2028140003002700013.143.194.143043128-1-1.3.182
43Al Schrollp-29-MLB1118351013002400000.278.350.50009201337.1.308
9Rich Rollins3b-23-MLB1317351003002210000.294.400.35306201236.7.333
40Bill Pleisp-23-MLB379010000000500000.111.111.1110198-1-2.7.250
25Jake Jacobsof-24-MLB48020000000200000.250.250.250028601.3.333
27Chuck Stobbsp-31-MLB248231001001200000.375.444.5000495210.1.500
24Pete Whisenantof-31-MLB106100000001200000.000.143.0000076-1-2.3.000
35Ted Sadowskip-25-MLB156000000000200000.000.000.0000066--.000
16Bert Cuetop-23-MLB75100000001100200.000.167.00000870-0.9.000
6Billy Consoloss-2b-26-MLB115100000000100001.000.000.0000056-1-4.2.000
6Jim Snyder2b-28-MLB35000000000100000.000.000.0000055--.000
21Ray Moorep-35-MLB464000000002100101.000.333.00000760-0.8.000
24,40Ed Palmquistp-28-MLB93100000000000200.000.000.0000055--.000
18Danny McDevittp-28-MLB163000000000300000.000.000.0000033--.000
42Gerry Arrigop-20-MLB72010001000000000.500.500.5000121013.4.500
18Paul Gielp-29-MLB152010000000100000.500.500.500012109.91.000
39Lee Stangep-24-MLB71000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
41Gary Dotterp-18-MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (41 players)1605417707135321540167665474359784033256742141.250.326.3977232149615643577454.6.266

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
14,28Pedro Ramos726-MLB11203.9542349362264.12651341163979174501.309.021.332.695.920.45.2770.76
17Camilo Pascual427-MLB15163.46353315810252.12051149726100221701.217.310.933.577.880.45.2561.17
15Jack Kralick1326-MLB13113.61333311200242.0257101972164137401.339.560.782.385.100.47.3030.92
36Jim Kaat2722UDFA: 1957MLB9173.9036298130200.21881058712821221011.358.430.543.685.470.67.2831.46
20Don Lee-27-MLB363.52371040143115.0934945123565101.117.280.942.745.090.54.2360.92
40Bill Pleis-23-MLB424.953700016256.159353143432101.659.430.645.435.111.06.2970.84
21Ray Moore3635-MLB443.6746000381456.149232383845501.547.831.286.077.190.84.2590.51
43Al Schroll-29-MLB445.22118201050.053362952724401.609.540.904.864.321.13.2821.90
27Chuck Stobbs-31-MLB237.46243008244.256373781517101.5911.281.613.023.430.88.3100.46
35Ted Sadowski-25-MLB026.82151006033.049292561112201.8213.361.643.003.270.92.3501.00
18Danny McDevitt-28-MLB102.36161005026.22011711915101.466.750.346.415.061.27--1.24
16Bert Cueto-23-MLB137.1775000021.12724177105001.7311.392.954.222.112.00.2560.71
24,40Ed Palmquist-28-MLB119.4392003021.033232271313002.1914.143.005.575.571.00.3610.92
18Paul Giel-29-MLB109.78120004019.124272161714002.1211.172.797.916.521.21.2861.14
39Lee Stange-24-MLB102.9270003012.1156411010102.0310.950.737.307.301.00.3501.00
42Gerry Arrigo-20-MLB0110.247200309.2912110106001.978.380.009.315.591.67.3211.78
41Gary Dotter-18-MLB009.002000006.0666042001.679.000.006.003.002.00.3000.60
29Julio Becquer-29-MLB0020.251000101.1433010003.7527.000.006.750.00--.5003.00
38Fred Bruckbauer-23-MLB00--100000--33301000------------1.000--
Totals: (41 players)70904.281601604914111231,43214157786811675709144211.368.891.023.585.740.62.287 

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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