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

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    1Dick HowserSS25R1---L - S - E158611108171296345379923858308.280.377.362.73971922138.278.082.29312.805.290.41203.70.4222.2
    11Jerry Lumpe2B28L6---L - S - E14856981167299354104839244010.293.348.392.74062722341.185.099.3097.666.220.81189.70.4824.5
    7Norm Siebern1B27L5---L - S - E15356068166365189824829110634.296.384.475.85964926659.321.179.32412.6314.021.1131.12.7735.5
    19Leo PosadaOF25R2---L - S - E1163443787104753003684441218.253.321.366.68740012621.218.113.3029.0021.002.3349.11.7524.1
    8Haywood SullivanC30R5---L - S - E117331428016264010464501109.242.333.356.68937911824.257.114.26312.1411.870.9855.21.5830.0
    2Wayne Causey3B24L4---L - S - E104312378614184900372808405.276.348.404.75236112623.247.128.27910.257.760.7639.02.2226.7
    6Deron JohnsonOF22R6---L - S - E83283316111384201144411419.216.252.360.61230310222.191.144.2264.6214.523.1435.42.6436.1
    12Joe PignatanoC31R5---L - S - E92243315910342222364247220.243.347.358.7052928717.263.115.27612.3314.381.1760.81.3728.8
    14Bobby Del GrecoOF28R6---L - S - E74239345514152110303115124.230.317.360.6772768620.259.130.24510.8711.231.0347.81.8136.4
    3Gene StephensOF28L9---L - S - E6218322386142632162722002.208.279.317.5962035811.202.109.2247.8813.301.6945.81.9729.0
    21Jay HankinsOF25L1---L - S - E76173233203362081718003.
    10Jim RiveraOF38L10---L - S - E6414120348021062241400003.241.352.340.6921654810.298.099.25614.558.480.5870.51.2129.4
    3Marv Throneberry1B27L5---L - S - E4013017312162400193001014.238.336.408.744150539.315.170.26612.6720.001.5821.74.0029.0
    1Andy Carey3B29R10---L - S - E3912320306231100152322003.244.336.398.7341424911.276.154.27810.5616.201.5341.02.1136.7
    4Lou Klimchock1B-OF21L4---L - S - E57121826411160051301101.
    16Reno Bertoia3B26R9---L - S - E391201229200131091504406.
    9Hank BauerOF38R14---L - S - E43106112831318109802101.264.319.396.715118427.226.132.2607.636.780.8935.32.5425.0
    13Bill TuttleOF31R9---L - S - E258415222208009902002.262.333.333.66695284.179.071.2939.479.471.000.00.0018.2
    33Joe NuxhallP32L10---L - S - E5665519212130061805002.292.352.446.79876295.246.154.3787.8923.683.0032.52.6326.3
    23Jerry WalkerP22B5---L - S - E45646162007003901001.
    20Jim ArcherP29R1---L - S - E39632410020021906100.
    14Al PilarcikOF30L6---L - S - E35609121109106702103.
    30Norm BassP22R1---L - S - E41594700160013403000.
    26Bob ShawP28R5---L - S - E28555110000000601002.
    10Bob Boyd1B35L9---L - S - E26487112009021200101.
    14Wes CovingtonOF29L6---L - S - E1744370016004720002.
    25Frank CiprianiOF20R1---L - S - E1336290002002400001.
    35Ed RakowP25B2---L - S - E45294300020011003101.
    38Ray HerbertP31R9---L - S - E1328131004001502000.
    45Charlie Shoemaker2B21L1---L - S - E7265102001002200001.385.429.462.89128122.154.077.4177.
    16Gordon MacKenzieC23R1---L - S - E1124130001001600001.
    4Ozzie Virgil3B-C28R5---L - S - E1121130000000300005.
    18Don LarsenP31R9---L - S - E1820260014001501000.300.333.450.7832291.200.150.3574.5522.735.0020.04.5516.7
    5,18Billy BryanC22L1---L - S - E919230012002700001.158.238.316.5542161.263.158.1829.5233.333.5019.04.7633.3
    28Bud DaleyP28L7---L - S - E1618120001002201002.
    24Lew KrausseP18R1---L - S - E1317020000001801000.
    22Bobby PrescottOF30R1---L - S - E1012010000002500001.
    28Art DitmarP32R8---L - S - E2012020001001201000.
    32Bill KunkelP24R1---L - S - E588210000001401000.
    16Chuck EssegianOF29R4---L - S - E46121001001200000.333.429.500.929731.333.167.50014.2928.572.000.00.0050.0
    22Mickey McDermottP32L12---L - S - E75011001001200000.200.333.400.733621.400.200.33316.6733.332.000.00.00100.0
    22Stan JohnsonOF24L2---L - S - E33100000002100001.000.400.000.400500.667.000.00040.0020.000.500.00.000.0
    27Dave WickershamP25R2---L - S - E173121003000000000.667.6671.0001.667331.333.333.6670.
    31Bill FischerP30R5---L - S - E152000000000101000.
    17Ken JohnsonP28R3---L - S - E61000000000100000.
    22Clint CourtneyC34L11---L - S - E11000000000000000.
    38Gerry StaleyP40R15---L - S - E231100000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.
    Team Totals20975423683134221647906315822580770258947---107.247.320.354.67461641922353.221.107.2729.4112.491.3360.31.4626.3
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Ba Bats Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    1961 Pitching Statistics

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    20Jim ArcherST/R29L1---L - S - E9153.203927927125205.1204997311601102451.298.940.482.634.824.341.83.375
    30Norm BassST/R22R1---L - S - E11114.694023629170170.216498891782745041.448.650.904.323.905.170.90.500
    23Jerry WalkerST/R22R5---L - S - E8144.8236244010122168.01611009023965690101.538.631.
    26Bob ShawST28R5---L - S - E9104.31262460120150.116587721358604071.489.880.783.473.595.211.03.474
    33Joe NuxhallR/ST32L11---L - S - E585.343713109241128.013581761265816131.569.490.844.575.705.701.25.385
    35Ed RakowR/ST25R2---L - S - E284.764511108341124.213180661449818081.449.461.013.545.855.781.65.200
    32Bill KunkelRel24R1---L - S - E345.18582002656488.210358511132468001.5210.451.123.254.675.891.44.429
    38Ray HerbertST31R9---L - S - E365.3813121001083.210356501030340121.5911.
    28Bud DaleyST/R28L7---L - S - E484.9516102046163.2844635622360051.6611.870.853.115.096.501.64.333
    24Lew KrausseST/R18R1---L - S - E254.851282114055.2493330346322011.717.920.497.445.175.340.70.286
    28Art DitmarR/ST32R8---L - S - E055.6720500215154.0603434623191021.5410.001.003.833.175.670.83.000
    38Gerry StaleyRel40R15---L - S - E113.60230001523230.0321512410163021.409.601.203.004.804.501.60.500
    31Bill FischerRel30R6---L - S - E103.86150001015221.0269926121001.5211.140.862.575.143.862.001.000
    27Dave WickershamRel25R2---L - S - E215.14170001117221.025121205101021.4310.710.
    18Don LarsenR/ST31R9---L - S - E104.20810057015.02197211132012.1312.601.206.607.805.401.181.000
    17Ken JohnsonR/ST28R4---L - S - E0410.6161001509.11111112740001.9310.611.936.753.8610.610.57.000
    27John WyattRel26R1---L - S - E002.4550005517.18320461011.649.820.004.917.363.681.50.000
    36Ed KeeganRel21R2---L - S - E004.5060005616.06530531001.839.000.007.504.507.500.60.000
    22Mickey McDermottRel32L12---L - S - E0014.2940001405.21412901033104.2422.240.0015.884.7619.060.30.000
    29Bill KirkST25L1---L - S - E0012.0011000003.06442130002.3318.
    27Dan PfisterRel24R1---L - S - E0015.4320000202.15442431003.8619.297.7115.4311.5715.430.75.000
    27Paul GielRel29R6---L - S - E0037.8010000101.26771310005.4032.405.4016.205.4037.800.33.000
    Team Totals611004.74430162325130268231,415.01519863746141629703587531.529.660.904.004.475.491.12.379
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Role ST = Starter. Rel = Reliever. CL = Closer R/ST Primarily a Reliever, ST/R Primarily a starter Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Th Throws Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    1961 Fielding Statistics

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    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    CHaywood Sullivan8800.03873277426419.9844.800.0054.775.21
    CJoe Pignatano8300.03793597423414.9795.000.0051.690.22
    CGordon MacKenzie700.02230225251.0003.600.004.363.63
    CBilly Bryan400.01610017171.0004.300.002.544.44
    COzzie Virgil300.08100991.0003.000.001.927.35
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1BNorm Siebern10900.0907761188994983.9899.000.0067.771.21
    1BMarv Throneberry3000.024125131267266.9968.900.0018.675.02
    1BHaywood Sullivan1600.010112212115113.9837.100.009.913.73
    1BLou Klimchock1100.0784248482.9767.500.006.819.34
    1BBob Boyd800.04420446461.0005.800.005.030.85
    1BDeron Johnson300.01120213131.0004.300.001.93.66
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2BJerry Lumpe14700.040342618105847829.9795.600.0091.399.31
    2BWayne Causey900.01710122827.9643.
    2BReno Bertoia600.012130525251.0004.200.003.715.43
    2BCharlie Shoemaker600.017180335351.0005.800.003.785.73
    2BLou Klimchock100.00100111.0001.
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    3BWayne Causey8800.01021931420309295.9553.400.0054.784.61
    3BAndy Carey3900.03270612108102.9442.600.0024.2100.02
    3BReno Bertoia2900.027706610397.9423.300.0018.074.43
    3BDeron Johnson1900.01743356360.9523.200.0011.822.94
    3BLou Klimchock600.03640139.6921.500.003.710.55
    3BOzzie Virgil400.02721119.8182.300.002.536.46
    3BJoe Pignatano200.01000111.0000.500.001.22.27
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    SSDick Howser15700.02994273885764726.9504.600.0097.599.41
    SSWayne Causey1100.01425134039.9753.500.006.810.62
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    OFLeo Posada10200.0205860219213.9732.100.0063.487.91
    OFBobby Del Greco7300.0168832179176.9832.400.0045.398.62
    OFJay Hankins6500.09713010198.9701.500.0040.485.53
    OFDeron Johnson5900.0104660116110.9481.900.0036.671.14
    OFGene Stephens5400.0114644124120.9682.200.0033.587.15
    OFNorm Siebern4700.0833118786.9891.800.0029.230.76
    OFJim Rivera4300.0510105251.9811.200.0026.767.27
    OFHank Bauer3500.0442204846.9581.300.0021.781.48
    OFBill Tuttle2500.0580306158.9512.300.0015.5100.09
    OFAl Pilarcik2100.03120133331.0001.600.0013.060.010
    OFWes Covington1200.01400014141.0001.200.007.570.611
    OFFrank Cipriani1100.02000020201.0001.800.006.884.612
    OFMarv Throneberry1000.01600016161.0001.600.006.225.013
    OFLou Klimchock700.01100011111.0001.600.004.312.314
    OFHaywood Sullivan500.0601076.8571.
    OFStan Johnson200.0000000.0000.
    OFBobby Prescott200.0000000.0000.
    OFChuck Essegian100.04000441.0004.000.000.625.018
    OFDon Larsen100.03000331.0003.
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    PBill Kunkel58088.21013322623.8850.400.2636.0100.01
    PEd Rakow450124.21219133231.9690.700.2528.0100.02
    PNorm Bass400170.2517222422.9170.600.1324.897.63
    PJim Archer390205.1636224442.9551.100.2024.2100.04
    PJoe Nuxhall370128.01013312623.8850.600.1823.066.15
    PJerry Walker360168.09310440401.0001.100.2422.480.06
    PBob Shaw260150.11523224038.9501.500.2516.192.97
    PGerry Staley23030.01802991.0000.400.3014.3100.08
    PArt Ditmar20054.057101312.9230.600.2212.4100.09
    PDave Wickersham17021.0051065.8330.300.2410.6100.010
    PBud Daley16063.2612212018.9001.100.289.9100.011
    PBill Fischer15021.01400551.0000.300.249.3100.012
    PRay Herbert13083.26150021211.0001.600.258.1100.013
    PLew Krausse12055.2141065.8330.400.097.592.314
    PDon Larsen8015.01400551.0000.600.335.044.415
    PKen Johnson609.11400551.0000.800.553.7100.016
    PEd Keegan606.01000111.0000.200.173.7100.016
    PJohn Wyatt507.1021032.6670.400.283.1100.018
    PMickey McDermott405.2101021.5000.300.192.557.119
    PDan Pfister202.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.020
    PPaul Giel101.2000000.0000.000.000.6100.021
    PBill Kirk103.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.021
    Pos Defensive Position Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.