Season Information
Team Name
1961 Kansas City Athletics
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
61-100 (.379)   GBL: -47.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
10 / 10 / 17
Runs For/Against
683 / 863   Diff: -180
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
14
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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1961 Kansas City Athletics Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    20Jim Archer291P6-0190RL1932-05-25Max Meadows,PA
    1951-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1961-19621961-19620.000US
    30Norm Bass221P6-3205RR1939-01-21Laurel,MS
    1958-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19631961-19630.000US
    9Hank Bauer3814OF-C6-0192RR1922-07-31East St. Louis,IL
    MLB1948-19611948-19610.000US
    16Reno Bertoia2693B-2B5-11185RR1935-01-08St. Vido Utine,IT
    MLB1953-19621953-19620.000IT
    10Bob Boyd3591B-OF5-10170LL1925-10-01Potts Camp,MS
    MLB1951-19611951-19610.000US
    5Billy Bryan221C-1B6-4200LR1938-12-04Morgan,GA
    1960-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19681961-19680.000US
    1Andy Carey29103B-SS6-1195RR1931-10-18Oakland,CA
    MLB1952-19621952-19620.000US
    2Wayne Causey244SS-2B5-10175LR1936-12-26Ruston,LA
    MLB1955-19681955-19680.000US
    25Frank Cipriani201OF6-0180RR1941-04-14Buffalo,NY
    1960-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19611961-19610.000US
    22Clint Courtney3411C5-8180LR1927-03-16Hall Summit,LA
    MLB1951-19611951-19610.000US
    14Wes Covington296OF6-1205LR1932-03-27Laurinburg,NC
    MLB1956-19661956-19660.000US
    28Bud Daley287P6-1185LL1932-10-07Orange,CA
    MLB1955-19641955-19640.000US
    14Bobby Del Greco286OF-3B5-11190RR1933-04-07Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1952-19651952-19650.000US
    28Art Ditmar328P6-2196RR1929-04-03Winthrop,MA
    MLB1954-19621954-19620.000US
    16Chuck Essegian294OF5-11202RR1931-08-09Boston,MA
    MLB1958-19631958-19630.000US
    31Bill Fischer306P6-0190RR1930-10-11Wausau,WI
    MLB1956-19641956-19640.000US
    27Paul Giel296P5-11185RR1932-02-29Winona,MN
    MLB1954-19611954-19610.000US
    21Jay Hankins251OF5-7170LR1935-11-07St. Louis,MO
    1957-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19631961-19630.000US
    38Ray Herbert319P5-11185RR1929-12-15Detroit,MI
    MLB1950-19661950-19660.000US
    1Dick Howser251SS-2B5-8155RR1936-05-14Miami,FL
    1958-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19681961-19680.000US
    6Deron Johnson2221B-3B6-2209RR1938-07-17San Diego,CA
    1956-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1960-19761956-19760.000US
    17Ken Johnson284P6-4210RR1933-06-16West Palm Beach,FL
    1952-  0-   0-PHA
    MLB1958-19701958-19700.000US
    22Stan Johnson242OF5-10180LL1937-02-12Dallas,TX
    1957-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1960-19611960-19610.000US
    36Ed Keegan212P6-3165RR1939-07-08Camden,NJ
    1957-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1959-19621959-19620.000US
    29Bill Kirk251P6-0165LL1935-07-19Coatesville,PA
    1954-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19611961-19610.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    4Lou Klimchock2143B-2B5-11180LR1939-10-15Hostetler,PA
    1957-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1958-19701958-19700.000US
    24Lew Krausse181P6-0167RR1943-04-25Media,PA
    1961-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19741961-19740.000US
    32Bill Kunkel241P6-1187RR1936-07-06Hoboken,NJ
    1955-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1961-19631961-19630.000US
    18Don Larsen319P-OF6-4227RR1929-08-07Michigan City,IN
    MLB1953-19671953-19670.000US
    11Jerry Lumpe2862B-3B6-2185LR1933-06-02Lincoln,MO
    MLB1956-19671956-19670.000US
    16Gordon MacKenzie231C5-11175RR1937-07-09St. Petersburg,FL
    1956-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19611961-19610.000US
    22Mickey McDermott3212P-1B6-2170LL1928-08-29Poughkeepsie,NY
    MLB1948-19611948-19610.000US
    33Joe Nuxhall3211P6-3219LL1928-07-30Hamilton,OH
    MLB1944-19661944-19660.000US
    27Dan Pfister241P6-0187RR1936-12-20Plainfield,NJ
    1957-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19641961-19640.000US
    12Joe Pignatano315C-3B5-10180RR1929-08-04Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1957-19621957-19620.000US
    14Al Pilarcik306OF5-10180LL1930-07-03Whiting,IN
    MLB1956-19611956-19610.000US
    19Leo Posada252OF5-11175RR1936-04-15Havana,CU
    1954-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1960-19621960-19620.000CU
    22Bobby Prescott301OF5-11180RR1931-03-27Colon,PN
    1952-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1961-19611961-19610.000PN
    35Ed Rakow252P5-11178BR1936-05-30Pittsburgh,PA
    1957-  0-   0-BRO
    MLB1960-19671960-19670.000US
    10Jim Rivera3810OF-1B6-0196LL1922-07-22New York,NY
    MLB1952-19611952-19610.000US
    26Bob Shaw285P6-2195RR1933-06-29Bronx,NY
    MLB1957-19671957-19670.000US
    45Charlie Shoemaker2112B5-10155LR1939-08-10Los Angeles,CA
    1961-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1961-19641961-19640.000US
    7Norm Siebern2751B-OF6-3205LR1933-07-26St. Louis,MO
    MLB1956-19681956-19680.000US
    38Gerry Staley4015P6-0195RR1920-08-21Brush Prairie,WA
    MLB1947-19611947-19610.000US
    3Gene Stephens289OF6-3175LR1933-01-20Gravette,AR
    MLB1952-19641952-19640.000US
    8Haywood Sullivan305C-1B6-4215RR1930-12-15Donalsonville,GA
    MLB1955-19631955-19630.000US
    3Marv Throneberry2751B-OF6-0197LL1933-09-02Collierville,TN
    MLB1955-19631955-19630.000US
    13Bill Tuttle319OF-3B6-0190RR1929-07-04Elwood,IL
    MLB1952-19631952-19630.000US
    4Ozzie Virgil2853B-C6-1195RR1933-05-17Monte Cristi,DR
    MLB1956-19691956-19690.000DR
    23Jerry Walker225P6-1195BR1939-02-12Ada,OK
    MLB1957-19641957-19640.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    27Dave Wickersham252P6-3190RR1935-09-27Erie,PA
    1955-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1960-19691960-19690.000US
    27John Wyatt261P5-11200RR1935-04-19Chicago,IL
    1954-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1961-19691961-19690.000US
    52 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system