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1961 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 691-588 + 103
Manager(s): Paul Richards, Lum Harris
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 951,089 10/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Busby
First Base Coach: Jimmy Adair
Pitching Coach: Harry Breechen
Third Base Coach: Lum Harris
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Jerry Adair2B2438641102
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9
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3752355124146.264.322.394716.130.228.2821.4642.9152426
13Steve BarberP2380613
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1
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02
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60054210900.163.212.250462.088.150.3068.4040.02094
25Jackie BrandtOF2751693153
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5
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16
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721026251102317.297.370.444814.147.283.3030.8232.3229583
1Marv Breeding2B272443251
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8
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1652143301122.209.250.254504.045.115.2362.36244.062261
28Hal BrownP365037
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2
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0010031100311.140.185.180365.040.100.1753.67--957
16Jim BusbyOF34891523
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3
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062081000111.258.316.315631.056.169.2881.25--2899
2Clint CourtneyC3445312
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0040010300001.267.400.311711.044.267.2860.30--1455
17Walt Dropo1B382717
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001
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2004300003.259.355.370725.111.259.2610.7527.01031
10Chuck Essegian291000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
23Chuck EstradaP237048
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0000023200902.114.139.129268.014.043.21116.00--981
48Jack FisherP225625
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000200425101001.089.150.089239.000.071.1616.25--570
36Hank FoilesC321241834
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6
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06
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1902122701114.274.336.468804.194.274.3042.2520.758138
4Jim Gentile1B2748696147
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25
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2
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46
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14111961061150812.302.412.6461058.344.541.2951.1010.6314590
29,38Dick HallP303645
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00010031300401.139.205.139344.000.083.2174.33--543
3Ron HansenSS2353351132
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12
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51136696123419.248.328.347675.099.220.2801.4544.4185606
6,27Whitey HerzogOF293233994
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6
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3514504111216.291.385.409794.118.263.3200.8264.6132376
20Billy HoeftP293917
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00040041300210.179.250.179429.000.103.2593.25--746
38Dick HydeP32111
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00001000000001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.000----11
44Charlie LauC284738
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4001301101.170.188.234422.064.085.1633.0047.01149
32Milt PappasP226669
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03
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60002900311.136.134.303437.167.167.171--22.02070
22Dave PhilleyOF411441336
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2320102000039.250.293.361654.111.194.2782.00144.052157
30Boog PowellOF191301
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0001000200000.077.077.077154.000.000.091----113
5Brooks Robinson3B2466889192
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61134757428921.287.330.397727.109.177.3021.2195.4265732
14Earl RobinsonOF242223759
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3043315401215.266.354.455809.189.333.3171.7427.8101256
40Barry ShetroneOF22701
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0001000200000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
9Russ SnyderOF273124691
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13
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5
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1353203200814.292.333.375708.083.154.3211.60312.0117341
8Gene StephensOF2858411
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0021114700000.190.347.224571.034.276.2160.50--1372
18Wes StockP27110000000011000000.000.083.00083.000.091.00010.00--012
8Marv ThroneberryOF-1B2796920
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1100122000002.208.296.396692.188.313.2111.6719.238108
11Gus TriandosC303973597
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017
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63004460171213.244.318.426744.181.292.2481.3623.4169444
15Hoyt WilhelmP372011
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00020021000201.050.136.050186.000.100.1005.00--124
10Dick WilliamsOF323103764
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2404203800557.206.251.345596.139.190.2081.9038.8107340
42Frank ZupoC21412
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000001100000.500.600.7501350.250.500.6671.00--35
Batting Totals20665481691139322736149638393058190223257848140.254.323.390713.136.244.2781.5536.821396188
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
13Steve Barber2318123.3437341481124819410292131301509121.317.040.474.725.441.15
18Wes Stock27503.003510019371582424327470021.187.250.383.385.881.74
32Milt Pappas221393.0326231143117713467601678897071.196.780.813.944.501.14
39John Papa200018.0020000012221330005.0018.009.0027.0027.001.00
39Jim Lehew23000.0020002021000000000.504.500.000.000.00--
19Gordon Jones31005.4030002155333040001.009.005.400.007.20--
38Dick Hyde32125.57150009021181413113150011.487.710.435.576.431.15
20Billy Hoeft29742.0235123110313810637317551005011.176.910.463.596.521.82
29,38Dick Hall30753.102913429412210247421030920001.087.520.742.216.793.07
48Jack Fisher2210133.9036251017119620510485177511810041.439.410.783.445.421.57
23Chuck Estrada231593.693331611021215991871913216082101.376.750.815.606.791.21
28Hal Brown361063.182723633116615362591433613011.118.250.751.783.291.85
15Hoyt Wilhelm37972.29511004318109893528541873041.187.280.413.357.122.12
Pitching Totals95673.2233116354201093314711226588526109617926453321.257.500.673.775.671.50
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gus TriandosC1146425589.9890.00
Hank FoilesC381941714.9950.00
Charlie LauC1790612.9900.00
Clint CourtneyC16718011.0000.00
Frank ZupoC470001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Gentile1B144120910014129.9890.00
Dick Williams1B20123120101.0000.00
Walt Dropo1B126260111.0000.00
Marv Throneberry1B11611026.9730.00
Dave Philley1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry Adair2B107233237657.9870.00
Marv Breeding2B801791791153.9700.00
Ron Hansen2B7162318.9750.00
Brooks Robinson2B201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brooks Robinson3B1631513311434.9720.00
Jerry Adair3B201001.0000.00
Dick Williams3B20000.0000.00
Jackie Brandt3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron HansenSS14925643730110.9590.00
Jerry AdairSS27266155.9460.00
Brooks RobinsonSS142001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jackie BrandtOF136293682.9740.00
Russ SnyderOF108168360.9660.00
Whitey HerzogOF981432001.0000.00
Earl RobinsonOF82136643.9730.00
Dick WilliamsOF7586431.9680.00
Jim BusbyOF7176210.9870.00
Gene StephensOF30342011.0000.00
Dave PhilleyOF25210001.0000.00
Marv ThroneberryOF1512010.9230.00
Boog PowellOF330001.0000.00
Barry ShetroneOF230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hoyt WilhelmP5110962221.9332.31
Steve BarberP37248136048.9482.65
Jack FisherP3619682221.9371.38
Billy HoeftP35138925021.0002.22
Wes StockP3571522011.0003.41
Chuck EstradaP33212191711.9731.53
Dick HallP2912292311.9702.36
Hal BrownP271661625011.0002.22
Milt PappasP26177243412.9832.95
Dick HydeP152111011.9174.71
Gordon JonesP3510001.0001.80
Jim LehewP2201001.0004.50
John PapaP210000.0000.00


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