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1961 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  61-100   .379
Result:   10th in American League
Manager(s):  Hank Bauer, Joe Gordon
General Manager:   Frank Lane
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  683,817
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gerry Staley (40)
Youngest Player:  Lew Krausse (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ray Herbert (5)
Top Hitter:  Dick Howser (8)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Archer (20)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  45.99%
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
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Dick Howser1961-04-111961W  5-2 @ BOS501100000000001110001st career game, 1st career hit
Jay Hankins1961-04-151961L  5-3 @ NYA100000000000001100001st career game
Bill Kunkel1961-04-151961L  5-3 @ NYA000000000000000100001st career game
Bill Tuttle1961-04-171961L  3-0 @ NYA300000000100001100095860380361000th career game
Norm Bass1961-04-231961L  10-8 vs KC1000000000000000100001st career game
Dick Howser1961-04-231961L  10-8 vs KC1432000110200000630111st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Norm Bass1961-04-251961W  20-2 vs KC1410000000140000200004 strikeouts
Jay Hankins1961-04-251961W  20-2 vs KC1511000100100000210101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Haywood Sullivan1961-04-251961W  20-2 vs KC1434120500100000672931605 RBis, 5 Triples, 4 hits
Jay Hankins1961-04-271961L  9-1 vs KC1412001100010000331201st career home run
Marv Throneberry1961-04-291961W  13-9 vs KC1433001500100000256153299725 RBis
Dave Wickersham1961-04-291961W  13-9 vs KC1101100100000000710101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Jim Archer1961-04-301961W  3-2 @ LAA200000000010200100001st career game
Jay Hankins1961-04-301961L  6-4 @ LAA401000010110000541211st career stolen base
Dick Howser1961-05-141961W  5-3 @ CHA31100013020000023230973 stolen bases
Norm Bass1961-05-281961W  8-4 @ CLE400000000040000800004 strikeouts
Dick Howser1961-05-281961W  8-4 @ CLE5331011000000003636112101st career home run
Jim Archer1961-05-301961L  5-3 @ DET2010000000001001010001st career hit
Leo Posada1961-05-301961L  5-3 @ DET50400010000000029274914 hits
Norm Siebern1961-05-301961W  9-3 @ DET4230025001000004874525321782 home runs, 5 RBis
Haywood Sullivan1961-05-301961L  5-3 @ DET411000110110000904742711st career stolen base
Joe Pignatano1961-05-311961W  6-4 @ DET424101300000000199101154754 hits
Dick Howser1961-06-061961L  5-3 @ BOS4121000301000004649116153 stolen bases
Norm Siebern1961-06-101961L  5-3 @ NYA401000000020000500471552279500th career game
Haywood Sullivan1961-06-121961W  7-5 @ CLE5241000000000001005853314 hits
Norm Bass1961-06-131961L  8-6 @ MIN3010000000200001210001st career hit
Lew Krausse1961-06-161961W  4-0 vs KC1302000000010100120001st career game, 1st career hit
Bobby Prescott1961-06-171961L  3-0 vs KC1200000000100001100001st career game
Jerry Lumpe1961-06-241961W  9-3 vs KC12011002000000214704341514872 sacrifice flies
Bobby Prescott1961-06-271961L  7-2 vs KC1101000000000000710001st career hit
Ed Rakow1961-06-271961L  5-3 vs KC12110001000100002430101st career RBI
Deron Johnson1961-06-301961L  8-2 vs KC141100110000000131111401st career home run
Norm Siebern1961-07-161961L  8-3 @ DET4140012000000005385105925094 hits
Jerry Lumpe1961-07-251961W  3-2 vs KC1300000000000000500471151527500th career game
Reno Bertoia1961-07-261961L  12-5 vs KC130100020000002058141526166132 sacrifice flies
Norm Bass1961-08-041961W  5-0 @ BOS4110002000200002720201st career RBI
Dick Howser1961-08-051961L  10-4 @ BOS414001200000010104110235284 hits
Bill Kunkel1961-08-051961L  10-4 @ BOS2010000000000004210001st career hit
Gordon MacKenzie1961-08-131961L  9-3 @ CHA100000000000000100001st career game
Norm Bass1961-08-161961W  12-7 @ MIN3110011000200003041501st career home run
Jim Archer1961-08-201961L  5-3 vs KC12000001000000002840101st career RBI
Jerry Lumpe1961-08-291961L  8-4 vs KC14140100001000005345081516184 hits
Leo Posada1961-08-311961W  17-3 @ LAA5240114000100001068484914 hits
Deron Johnson1961-09-041961W  13-7 vs KC1514100300010000784973104 hits
Gordon MacKenzie1961-09-041961L  4-3 vs KC1101000000000000710001st career hit
Frank Cipriani1961-09-081961W  6-4 vs KC1412000000010000120001st career game, 1st career hit
John Wyatt1961-09-081961W  6-4 vs KC1000000000000000100001st career game
Gordon MacKenzie1961-09-091961L  5-4 vs KC1401000100010000930101st career RBI
Dan Pfister1961-09-091961L  5-4 vs KC1000000000000000100001st career game
Charlie Shoemaker1961-09-091961L  5-4 vs KC1402000000110000120001st career game, 1st career hit
Frank Cipriani1961-09-101961W  13-1 vs KC1502000200000000340201st career RBI
Dick Howser1961-09-101961W  13-1 vs KC1535110201000000139152344365 hits
Charlie Shoemaker1961-09-101961W  13-1 vs KC1522000100000000240101st career RBI
Norm Siebern1961-09-101961W  13-1 vs KC142330030000001058756665288103 Doubles
Billy Bryan1961-09-121961L  3-1 @ DET100000000010000100001st career game
Billy Bryan1961-09-171961W  3-2 @ WS2411001100000000311101st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI


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