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1961 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  95-67   .586
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Paul Richards, Lum Harris
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  951,089
Playoffs: Season in progress

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Philley (41)
Youngest Player:  Boog Powell (19)
Longest Tenure:  Brooks Robinson, Gus Triandos, Hal Brown (7)
Top Hitter:  Jim Gentile (4)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Barber (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.58%
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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5Brooks Robinson+3b924UDFA: 1955MLB16366889192387761134757428921.287.334.3970265736517985.1.302
3Ron Hansen+ss4923-MLB155533511321321251136696123419.248.329.3470185607430603.8.280
25Jackie Brandt+of3727-MLB1395169315318516721026251102317.297.371.4440229584387936.5.303
4Jim Gentile+1b427-MLB148486961472524614111961061150812.302.423.646100031460136013810.3.295
11Gus Triandos+c5830-MLB11539735972101763004460171213.244.320.4260169445316574.9.248
7Jerry Adair+2b-ss8324-MLB1333864110221193752355124146.264.326.3940152428297555.0.282
6,27Whitey Herzog+of7229-MLB113323399411653514504111216.291.387.4090132377242576.3.320
9Russ Snyder+of-27-MLB115312469113511353203200814.292.333.3750117341237445.0.321
10Dick Williams+of-3b-32-MLB103310376415282404203800557.206.251.3450107340267282.8.208
1Marv Breeding+2b-27-MLB9024432518011652143301122.209.250.254062261200142.0.236
14Earl Robinson+of-24-MLB96222375912383043315401215.266.354.4550101256174375.7.317
22Dave Philley+of-41-MLB9914413369212320102000039.250.293.361052157120153.4.278
36Hank Foiles+c-32-MLB4312418346061902122701114.274.336.46805813898195.2.304
8Marv Throneberry+1b-27-MLB56969203051100122000002.208.296.39603810878124.0.211
16Jim Busby+of-34-MLB7589152331062081000111.258.316.3150289969104.1.287
13Steve Barber+p6523UDFA: 1957MLB378061310260054210900.162.221.250020957610.2.306
23Chuck Estrada+p6723-MLB33704810000023200902.114.139.129098173-5-1.7.211
32Milt Pappas+p-22UDFA: 1957MLB26666920360002900311.136.134.30302070620-0.1.171
8Gene Stephens+of-28-MLB325841120021114700000.190.347.224013724863.4.216
48Jack Fisher+p5722-MLB365625000200425101001.089.164.089057162-4-1.5.161
28Hal Brown+p-36-MLB27503720010031100311.140.185.18009574800.0.175
44Charlie Lau+c-28-MLB1747380014001301101.170.187.234011494110.8.163
2Clint Courtney+c-34-MLB224531220040010300001.267.400.311014553475.8.286
20Billy Hoeft+p-29-MLB35391700040041300210.179.250.17907463510.5.259
29,38Dick Hall+p-30-MLB30364500010031300401.139.205.139054336-1-0.8.217
17Walt Dropo+1b-38-MLB1427170012004300003.259.355.370010312333.5.261
15Hoyt Wilhelm+p-37-MLB51201100020021000201.050.136.050012422-2-2.6.100
30Boog Powell+1b-of-19UDFA: 1959MLB413010001000200000.077.077.077011312-1-2.0.091
18Wes Stock+p-27-MLB35110000000011000000.000.083.000001211-2-4.6.000
40Barry Shetrone+of-22-MLB37010001000200000.143.143.14301760-1.2.200
42Frank Zupo+c-21-MLB54121000001100000.500.600.7502000352224.0.667
10Chuck Essegian+of-29-MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
38Dick Hyde+p-32-MLB1511100001000000001.0001.0001.00020001101--1.000
Totals: (33 players)1625481691139322736149638393058190223257848140.254.326.3907162139621143847374.5.278

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
13Steve Barber+623UDFA: 1957MLB18123.33373414811248.11941029213130150911.307.030.474.715.440.87.2481.86
23Chuck Estrada+1823-MLB1593.6933316110212.0159918719132160821.376.750.815.606.790.83.2380.72
48Jack Fisher+4322-MLB10133.90362510171196.02051048517751181001.439.410.783.445.420.64.3011.08
32Milt Pappas+1922UDFA: 1957MLB1393.04262311431177.21346760167889701.196.790.813.954.510.88.2191.13
28Hal Brown+1536-MLB1063.1927236331166.21536259143361301.128.260.761.783.290.54.2550.79
20Billy Hoeft+-29-MLB742.02351231103138.01063731755100501.176.910.463.596.520.55.2580.89
29,38Dick Hall+6030-MLB753.0929134294122.11024742103092001.087.500.742.216.770.33.2640.62
15Hoyt Wilhelm+3037-MLB972.30511004318109.289352854187301.197.300.413.367.140.47.2681.49
18Wes Stock+6627-MLB503.013510019371.258242432747001.197.280.383.395.900.57.2641.34
38Dick Hyde+-32-MLB125.57150009021.018141311315001.487.710.435.576.430.87.2741.82
19Gordon Jones+-31-MLB005.403000215.0533304001.009.005.400.007.200.00.1540.83
39Jim Lehew+-23-MLB000.002000202.0100000000.504.500.000.000.00--.1671.00
39John Papa+-20-MLB0018.002000001.0222133005.0018.009.0027.0027.001.001.000--
Totals: (33 players)95673.221621625420108331,47112265885261496179264531.347.500.673.775.660.67.249 

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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