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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Bill Kunkel1961-04-151961L  5-3 @ NYA  331102200014000--10-01st career game
Ed Keegan1961-04-221961W  5-2 vs CLESv 10000010003000--50-31st career save
Norm Bass1961-04-231961L  10-8 vs CLE  0.10000000001000--10-01st career game
Norm Bass1961-04-251961W  20-2 vs MINWCG972209200040000--21-01st career win
Dave Wickersham1961-04-291961W  13-9 vs CHAW 22000200009000--71-01st career win
Jim Archer1961-04-301961W  3-2 @ LAAW 8.152002400031000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Jim Archer1961-05-091961W  5-4 vs NYASv 10000010003000--31-01st career save
Bill Kunkel1961-05-241961W  6-5 vs WS2W 231101200010000--91-01st career win
Bill Kunkel1961-05-301961W  9-3 @ DETSv 2.231101010012000--121-11st career save
Lew Krausse1961-06-161961W  4-0 vs LAAWSHO930005600032000--11-0Complete game/Shutout, 1st career win, 1st career game, 3-hitter
Ed Rakow1961-07-021961W  8-7 vs MINW 221101400211000--281-31st career win
Ed Rakow1961-08-181961W  3-1 vs CHASv 22000000008000--412-61st career save
John Wyatt1961-09-081961W  6-4 vs MINSv 220001200110000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
Dan Pfister1961-09-091961L  5-4 vs MIN  0.11000200004000--10-01st career game
Bill Kirk1961-09-231961L  9-5 vs CLE  364421300017000--10-01st career game
Bob Shaw1961-09-251961W  6-3 vs DETWCG933013700135000--16948-373-hitter


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