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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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Jim Archer29390000000000.955------------------6362
Norm Bass22400000000000.917------------------5172
Hank Bauer38000000000350------------------.9584422
Reno Bertoia26000629000000------1.000.942----------39836
Bob Boyd3500800000000----1.000--------------4420
Billy Bryan2204000000000--1.000----------------1610
Andy Carey29000039000000--------.944----------32706
Wayne Causey240009881100000------.964.955.975--------13322816
Frank Cipriani20000000000110------------------1.0002000
Wes Covington29000000000120------------------1.0001400
Bud Daley28160000000000.900------------------6122
Bobby Del Greco28000000000730------------------.98316883
Art Ditmar32200000000000.923------------------571
Chuck Essegian2900000000010------------------1.000400
Bill Fischer301500000000001.000------------------140
Paul Giel2910000000000--------------------000
Jay Hankins25000000000650------------------.9709713
Ray Herbert311300000000001.000------------------6150
Dick Howser250000015700000----------.950--------29942738
Deron Johnson220030190000590----1.000--.952--------.948132519
Ken Johnson28600000000001.000------------------140
Stan Johnson2400000000020--------------------000
Ed Keegan21600000000001.000------------------100
Bill Kirk2510000000000--------------------000
Lou Klimchock21001116000070----.9761.000.692--------1.00092116
Lew Krausse18120000000000.833------------------141
Bill Kunkel24580000000000.885------------------10133
Don Larsen31800000000101.000----------------1.000440
Jerry Lumpe280001470000000------.979------------40342618
Gordon MacKenzie2307000000000--1.000----------------2230
Mickey McDermott3240000000000.500------------------101
Joe Nuxhall32370000000000.885------------------10133
Dan Pfister2420000000000--------------------000
Joe Pignatano31083002000000--.979----1.000----------380359
Al Pilarcik30000000000210------------------1.0003120
Leo Posada250000000001020------------------.97320586
Bobby Prescott3000000000020--------------------000
Ed Rakow25450000000000.969------------------12191
Jim Rivera38000000000430------------------.9815101
Bob Shaw28260000000000.950------------------15232
Charlie Shoemaker2100060000000------1.000------------17180
Norm Siebern2700109000000470----.989------------.9899907912
Gerry Staley402300000000001.000------------------180
Gene Stephens28000000000540------------------.96811464
Haywood Sullivan300881600000050--.984.983------------.8574944410
Marv Throneberry270030000000100----.996------------1.000257251
Bill Tuttle31000000000250------------------.9515803
Ozzie Virgil2803004000000--1.000----.818----------1082
Jerry Walker223600000000001.000------------------9310
Dave Wickersham25170000000000.833------------------051
John Wyatt2650000000000.667------------------021


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