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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 1011   R H E
Minnesota Twins 4-1W2000 102 001 02 6130
Baltimore Orioles 1-4L2100 001 002 00 470
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 16, 1961
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Bill Pleis - 1st career game
  • Zoilo Versalles - 4 hits
  • Bill Pleis - 1st career win, 1st career game

  • Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Zoilo Versallesss21.120614301.478549154
    Lenny Greencf28.100611001.1585334121
    Don Mincher1b22.296422210.250229120
    Bob Allisonrf26.279402100.40053113101
    Jim Lemonlf33.024200010.2355798000
        Dan Dobbeklf26.131000010.0004130001
        Pete Whisenantph-lf31.123100000.0002412000
    Hal Naragonc32.197401000.2501340000
        Earl Batteyc26.101100000.2675293000
    Reno Bertoia3b26.098421010.1875513120
    Billy Gardner2b33.272301002.2355847000
    Jack Kralickp25.320401000.250140000
        Ray Moorep34.319000000.0002231000
        Bill Pleisp23.254000000.00011000
        Ron Henryph24.252100001.00022000
        Chuck Stobbsp31.288000000.0001380000
    Totals: 40613645.325514710 

    Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

     
    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Williamslf-cf31.344522000.2784699120
    Earl Robinsonrf24.164400010.250311030
    Brooks Robinson3b23.333401100.2005461010
    Walt Dropo1b38.076401100.20021220010
        Hank Foilespr31.310010000.0001447000
        Frank Zupoc21.231100001.333314000
    Gus Triandosc30.260201020.2355796000
        Jackie Brandtpr26.353010000.3574405021
        Jerry Adair2b24.120100000.333329000
    Ron Hansenss23.011400011.2505172010
    Marv Breeding2b27.039300000.1435157000
        Jim Gentileph-1b26.317100100.1765159130
    Russ Snydercf26.298302000.3334202010
        Hoyt Wilhelmp37.265000000.0003432000
        Whitey Herzogph29.1590000101.0002367000
        Billy Hoeftp28.334000000.0003290000
    Hal Brownp36.126200000.0001298000
        Dave Philleylf40.335200001.20041235010
        Gene Stephenslf28.086000000.1674772000
    Totals: 3647353.194668166 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Bob Allison (1), Billy Gardner (2), Dick Williams (2)
    3B:  Don Mincher (1)
    HR:  Don Mincher (1), Zoilo Versalles (1)
    RBIs:  Bob Allison (10), Walt Dropo (1), Jim Gentile (3), Don Mincher 2 (2), Brooks Robinson (1), Zoilo Versalles 3 (5)
    SB:  Zoilo Versalles (4)
    SH:  Bob Allison (1), Billy Gardner 2 (3)
    SF:  Brooks Robinson (1)
    GDP:  Ron Hansen (1), Hal Naragon 2 (2)

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jack Kralick25.3208.17443204.501.25000142
    Ray Moore34.3190.10002003.001.330002241
    Bill Pleis  (W 1-0)23.2541.10000000.000.0000011
    Chuck Stobbs  (Sv 1)31.28810000109.001.670002399
    Pitching Totals:11744530 0006683

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

     
    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Hal Brown36.1267.19333313.861.710001255
    Hoyt Wilhelm37.2651.22110001.500.500003432
    Billy Hoeft  (L 0-1)28.33422221213.601.000003279
    Pitching Totals:111366452 0007966

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Ray Moore; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jack Kralick 0-0-0;  Ray Moore 0-0-0;  Bill Pleis 0-0-0;  Chuck Stobbs 0-0-0;  Hal Brown 0-0-0;  Hoyt Wilhelm 0-0-0;  Billy Hoeft 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jack Kralick 32;  Ray Moore 3;  Bill Pleis 4;  Chuck Stobbs 3;  Hal Brown 32;  Hoyt Wilhelm 6;  Billy Hoeft 9; 
    Time of Game:  3:19    Attendance:  14,146
    Umpires:   Home:   Johnny Stevens  1B  Larry Napp  2B  John Rice  3B  Harry Schwarts 


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