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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
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SELECT sum(ab) ab,sum(pa) pa,sum(h) h,sum(dbl) dbl,sum(tpl) tpl,sum(hr) hr,sum(r) r,sum(rbi) rbi,sum(bb) bb,sum(so) so,sum(hbp) hbp,sum(sh) sh,sum(sf) sf,sum(ibb) ibb, sum(gdp) gdp,sum(sgl) sgl,sum(sb) sb,sum(cs) cs,sum(wprob) wprob,sum(roe) roe,sum(s13) s13,sum(s12) s12,sum(s23) s23,sum(s2h) s2h,sum(d13) d13,sum(d1h) d1h,sum(infh) infh,sum(brAdvanced) brAdvanced,sum(pickoffRunner) pickoffRunner,sum(pickoffPitcher) pickoffPitcher,sum(wp) wp,sum(balk) balk,sum(pb) pb,sum(fc) fc,sum(popups) popups,sum(so_swinging) so_swinging,sum(so_called) so_called,sum(pitches) pitches,sum(balls) balls,sum(strikes) strikes,sum(fouls) fouls,sum(swingmiss) swingmiss,sum(strikecalled) strikecalled,sum(poRunner) poRunner,pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year FROM Splits where year<>9999 and batterage between 18 and 50 and year=1961 and pitcherteam='KC1' GROUP BY pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year ORDER by pitcherLN,pitcherFN
 Basic StatsAveragesMiscPitch-RelatedBase-Running
PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTPAROEFCPopkSwKCaPitBalStrFouSkMSkCPOS13S12S23S2HD13D1HIHBrAPk
Jim Archer79498204406119041531105791019.257.304.364668878193445000000000162532211320523
Norm Bass643981642341782648274407717.255.340.383722743102930000000000102851310217341
Bud Daley263478422264821213652246.319.375.487862297572100000000041145866266
Art Ditmar210336014263740221921624.286.356.45781324337130000000004944234260
Bill Fischer81926721151271200114.321.371.49486590014000000000301110120
Paul Giel10761017013100000.600.6921.000169213000000000000301101000
Ray Herbert340551032021051312934216310.303.358.462820381713110000000001014611418230
Ken Johnson3711110228007400100.297.409.56897745031000000000010200160
Ed Keegan23564006205300001.261.393.43582828030000000000011010130
Bill Kirk16460024101300000.375.412.750116217100000000000100000000
Lew Krausse20233496332522463210427.243.382.34772925531419000000000591711481
Bill Kunkel35657103167115823304602635.289.342.466808397516180000000003233121210291
Don Larsen61921102810111310201.344.452.45991175123000000000240300020
Mickey McDermott311214500100010300002.452.585.613119841203000000000241401010
Joe Nuxhall504811352113126923638132355.268.350.433782580826330000000001323314338252
Dan Pfister12452024004300000.417.5621.083164616002000000000000010000
Ed Rakow487771312061469334681814712.269.338.42175955313212100000000071937355382
Bob Shaw5888616426914776655597211814.279.343.42576967119203400000000018193132612483
Gerry Staley1161532504231191621313.276.336.4227581322420000000002614304120
Jerry Walker63710116125623818294561027814.253.354.41977375810174300000000014266172715400
Dave Wickersham811325320160051021122.309.356.395751920580000000002212106132
John Wyatt27381005004610210.296.394.33372735121000000000040100140
Totals5519858151826266141793483060770253227564126.275.349.423772634010922431200000000011922847143544112339221

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Glossary
AB - At Bats
R - Runs
H - Hits
2B - Doubles
3B - Triples
HR - Home runs
RBI - RBIs
SB - Stolen Bases
CS - Caught Stealing
BB - Walks
SO - Strikeouts
HBP - Hit by Pitch
IBB - Intentional Walks
SH - Sacrifice Hits
SF - Sacrifice Flies
GDP - Grounded into Double Play
AVG - Batting Average
OBP - On Base percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
OPS - On Base + Slugging
TPA - Total Plate Appearances
ROE - Reached on Error
FC - Hit into Fielder's Choice
POP - Popped up to infield
K-Sw - Struck out swinging
K-Ca - Struck out looking
Pit - Pitches seen (1988+)
Bal - Balls
Str - STrikes
Fou - Foul balls
SkM - Swing and Miss
SkC - Called strike
PO - Pick off throws drawn
S13 - 1st to 3rd on a single
S12 - 1st to 2nd on a single
S23 - 2nd to 3rd on a single
S2H - Scored on a single from 2nd
D13 - 1st to 3rd on a double
D1H - Scored on a double from 1st
IH - Infield Hits
BrA - Baserunners advanced on outs
PK - Pickoffs


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