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1961 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-83 .484
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 737-752 -15
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes, Mel Harder
General Manager: Frank Lane (1961-01-02), Gabe Paul
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 725,547 13/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Mel McGaha
Assistant Coach: Luke Appling
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
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
14Tito FranconaOF2759287178
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8
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852156524312311.301.363.459822.159.255.3070.9337.0272667
10Vic Power1B3356364151
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4
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5
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634338161581219.268.309.369678.101.171.2640.42112.6208622
5Bubba Phillips3B3354664144
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1
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72102961547314.264.305.408713.145.200.2682.1030.3223590
8Willie KirklandOF2752584136
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22
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5
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27
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9570487714473.259.318.474792.215.320.2551.6019.4249585
16Johnny Temple2B3351873143
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3
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3
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30956136017212.276.351.347698.071.197.2910.59172.7180588
3Woodie HeldSS2950967136
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23
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5
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23
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7800691113113614.267.354.468822.200.336.2971.6122.1238590
11Johnny RomanoC2650976152
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1
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80006160531410.299.377.483860.185.305.3030.9824.2246580
37Jim PiersallOF3148481156
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40824346214318.322.378.442820.120.221.3451.0780.7214536
1,7Mike De la HozSS-2B221732045
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230071020014.260.295.370665.110.150.2611.4357.764183
30Chuck EssegianOF291662548
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3500103310136.289.328.560888.271.331.2903.3013.893181
36Don DillardOF241472740
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5
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1700152801001.272.340.449789.177.279.2951.8721.066162
33Mudcat GrantP2588815
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2
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60042900512.170.204.227431.057.102.2377.2588.02098
15Valmy ThomasC3286718
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6006700007.209.261.314575.105.174.2081.1743.02792
39Gary BellP2481816
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0090041700910.198.233.210443.012.062.2464.25--1795
31Jim PerryP2573412
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0030011400502.164.176.192368.027.041.20314.00--1479
2Ken Aspromonte2B2970516
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05006300113.229.286.343629.114.200.2350.50--2478
4Bob NiemanOF3465223
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02
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10107400000.354.417.538955.185.308.3560.5732.53572
18Barry LatmanP255524
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010031700101.073.121.109230.036.091.1055.67--659
12Walt BondOF235279
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71061010011.173.267.346613.173.308.1711.6726.01860
9Ty ClineOF224399
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01106120000.209.333.302635.093.256.2140.17--1351
6Jack Kubiszyn3B-SS244249
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0000002500001.214.250.214464.000.048.2432.50--944
34Wynn HawkinsP253734
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00010021800302.108.154.108262.000.054.2119.00--442
9Bob Hale273606
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0006001710020.167.200.167367.000.028.1947.00--640
7Hal Jones1B253526
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40021200001.171.216.343559.171.229.1906.0017.51237
29Bobby LockeP271914
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0002001700000.211.250.211461.000.053.3337.00--420
32Al LuplowOF221801
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0000002600000.056.150.056206.000.111.0833.00--120
38Frank FunkP251711
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00020011000000.059.111.059170.000.059.14310.00--118
22Dick StigmanP251612
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0001000700001.125.125.125250.000.000.222----216
23Johnny AntonelliP311544
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000000300100.267.267.400667.133.133.333----616
24Bob AllenP231202
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000000500100.167.167.250417.083.083.286----313
4Joe MorganOF301002
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0000001300000.200.273.200473.000.100.2863.00--211
27Bill DaileyP262000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
17Sam McDowellP182000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
27Steve HamiltonP25111
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
20Russ HemanP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
23Joe SchaffernothP231000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals19535609737149325739150682341149272028337350133.266.323.406729.140.232.2801.4637.422786224
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Mudcat Grant251593.86353511300244207118105321091468031.297.601.184.005.361.34
39Gary Bell2412164.11343411200228214125104321001633061.388.451.263.956.431.63
31Jim Perry2510174.70353561002232381321172887905061.459.561.133.503.621.03
18Barry Latman251354.02451842125176163847923541086051.238.291.172.755.492.00
34Wynn Hawkins25794.063021318113313972601659513121.499.411.083.993.450.86
29Bobby Locke27444.55374001729511250481240374021.6010.611.143.793.510.93
38Frank Funk2511113.3356000431192793534931643141.207.730.883.036.262.06
24Bob Allen23323.734800017381964234740424011.6610.540.774.394.611.05
22Dick Stigman25254.64226005064653533925483001.419.141.273.526.751.92
23Johnny Antonelli31046.56117000048683935818231011.7912.751.503.384.311.28
27Bill Dailey26100.95120001001916420672001.167.580.002.843.321.17
23Joe Schaffernoth23014.761500080171611921491001.768.471.067.414.760.64
20Russ Heman28003.60600061108440840011.607.200.007.203.600.50
17Sam McDowell18000.0011000063000550001.334.500.007.507.501.00
27Steve Hamilton25003.0020000032110341101.676.000.009.0012.001.33
Pitching Totals78834.153891613591262314431426752665178599801443311.408.891.113.745.001.34
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny RomanoC1417525898.9890.00
Valmy ThomasC271511726.9880.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vic Power1B14111541428101.9940.00
Tito Francona1B14106649.9660.00
Hal Jones1B10733212.9740.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny Temple2B1292393171879.9690.00
Ken Aspromonte2B21295038.9630.00
Mike De la Hoz2B17253822.9690.00
Vic Power2B7202227.9550.00
Jack Kubiszyn2B213001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bubba Phillips3B1431882461923.9580.00
Mike De la Hoz3B16131812.9690.00
Jack Kubiszyn3B8818001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Woodie HeldSS1442583932790.9600.00
Mike De la HozSS17396066.9430.00
Jack KubiszynSS767031.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tito FranconaOF138289541.9870.00
Willie KirklandOF1382901285.9740.00
Jim PiersallOF120328933.9910.00
Chuck EssegianOF4985531.9680.00
Don DillardOF39680001.0000.00
Walt BondOF12171001.0000.00
Ty ClineOF12190001.0000.00
Bob NiemanOF1223110.9600.00
Al LuplowOF592011.0000.00
Joe MorganOF260001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank FunkP5692141120.9262.44
Bob AllenP4881414001.0002.00
Barry LatmanP45176101322.9201.17
Bobby LockeP3795920001.0002.74
Mudcat GrantP35244253624.9682.25
Jim PerryP35223173755.9152.18
Gary BellP34228262411.9801.97
Wynn HawkinsP30133111831.9061.96
Dick StigmanP2264212001.0001.97
Joe SchaffernothP15171610.8753.71
Bill DaileyP121925001.0003.32
Johnny AntonelliP114811112.9232.25
Russ HemanP61012001.0002.70
Steve HamiltonP2311001.0006.00
Sam McDowellP1602001.0002.95


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