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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1961-04-11Ray HerbertR31W 5-2@ BOS195W6.0611033000--1-01.501.50
1961-04-15Bud DaleyL29L 3-5@ NYA181L1.1243040000--0-19.003.00
1961-04-17Jerry WalkerR22L 0-3@ NYA144L7.0533161000--0-13.861.57
1961-04-21Ray HerbertR31L 3-5vs CLE296-7.0822020000--1-02.081.46
1961-04-22Bud DaleyL29W 5-2vs CLE282W8.0822012000--1-14.091.64
1961-04-23Jerry WalkerR22L 8-10vs CLE245-6.1655030000--0-15.541.54
1961-04-24Don LarsenR32L 6-10vs MIN1155-5.2731065000--0-02.572.43
1961-04-25Norm BassR22W 20-2vs MIN11W9.0722092000--1-02.001.78
1961-04-27Bud DaleyL29L 1-9vs CHA383L3.0654010000--1-35.401.87
1961-04-28Ray HerbertR31L 2-4vs CHA397L8.0944035000--1-13.001.48
1961-04-29Jerry WalkerR22W 13-9vs CHA346-3.0644020000--0-16.751.75
1961-04-30Joe NuxhallL33L 4-6@ LAA1179-3.0433134000--0-09.003.67
1961-04-30Jim ArcherL29W 3-2@ LAA11W8.1520024000--1-00.000.88
1961-05-02Bud DaleyL29W 7-4vs BOS484W9.0842129000--2-34.131.58
1961-05-03Ray HerbertR31W 9-8vs BOS498-8.11177032000--1-14.341.55
1961-05-06Ken JohnsonR28L 0-6vs BAL19L0.2333110000--0-411.002.00
1961-05-07Jerry WalkerR22W 5-4vs BAL447-6.0544093000--0-16.551.91
1961-05-09Ray HerbertR31W 5-4vs NYA599W8.0943224000--2-14.141.51
1961-05-10Bud DaleyL29L 4-9vs NYA585L7.0866025000--3-44.371.43
1961-05-12Norm BassR22L 1-2@ CHA22L7.0421032000--1-12.141.43
1961-05-13Jerry WalkerR22L 1-10@ CHA548L1.1565211000--0-27.882.00
1961-05-14Ray HerbertR31L 1-6@ CHA6100L7.01166311000--2-24.701.55
1961-05-14Joe NuxhallL33W 5-3@ CHA2180W7.0522043000--1-04.502.00
1961-05-15Bud DaleyL29W 5-3vs LAA686W9.01033145000--4-44.091.45
1961-05-16Norm BassR22W 6-4vs LAA33W8.0744021000--2-12.791.34
1961-05-18Ray HerbertR31W 4-3@ MIN7101W9.0733113000--3-24.421.43
1961-05-19Ed RakowR25L 1-11@ MIN13L2.2563213000--0-19.002.33
1961-05-20Joe NuxhallL33L 0-2@ MIN3181L7.0611114000--1-13.181.59
1961-05-21Bud DaleyL29L 3-5vs DET787L5.0844223000--4-54.411.51
1961-05-22Norm BassR22L 2-10vs DET44L4.2673142000--2-23.181.44
1961-05-23Ray HerbertR31L 3-7vs WS28102L7.11165014000--3-34.571.44
1961-05-24Jim ArcherL29W 6-5vs WS222-7.0641032000--1-01.291.07
1961-05-25Joe NuxhallL33W 4-3vs WS24182W9.0733235000--2-13.121.42
1961-05-27Bud DaleyL29W 7-5@ CLE888-6.0955134000--4-54.751.56
1961-05-28Ray HerbertR31L 1-9@ CLE9103L4.0888141000--3-45.401.54
1961-05-28Norm BassR22W 8-4@ CLE55W9.0644314000--3-23.351.30
1961-05-30Jim ArcherL29L 3-5@ DET33-7.1433033000--1-01.801.06
1961-05-30Jerry WalkerR22W 9-3@ DET649W6.1222062000--2-26.091.82
1961-05-31Joe NuxhallL33W 6-4@ DET5183W7.2533245000--3-13.181.35
1961-06-01Ray HerbertR31L 4-4@ DET10104-6.0643134000--3-45.321.54
1961-06-02Bud DaleyL29L 4-12@ WS2989L3.0633011000--4-65.121.62
1961-06-03Norm BassR22W 8-0@ WS266W9.0600053000--4-22.771.29
1961-06-04Jim ArcherL29W 8-5@ WS244W9.01555014000--2-02.451.20
1961-06-05Ray HerbertR31L 2-6@ BOS11105L6.0842022000--3-55.141.55
1961-06-05Joe NuxhallL33W 10-6@ BOS6184W5.1863051000--4-13.461.51
1961-06-06Jerry WalkerR22L 3-5@ BOS750-6.1333073000--2-25.441.72
1961-06-07Bud DaleyL29L 2-6@ BOS1090L5.0751014000--4-74.861.62
1961-06-08Norm BassR22L 1-6@ NYA77L7.0643053000--4-32.901.32
1961-06-08Jim ArcherL29W 9-6@ NYA55W9.01166034000--3-13.331.28
1961-06-09Ray HerbertR31L 6-8@ NYA12106L6.0976235000--3-65.361.58
1961-06-10Joe NuxhallL33L 3-5@ NYA7185L7.0643011000--4-23.641.45
1961-06-11Ed RakowR25L 3-4@ CLE24-5.2631124000--0-15.631.92
1961-06-11Jerry WalkerR22L 3-7@ CLE851L6.2844242000--2-35.511.76
1961-06-12Bob ShawR28W 7-5@ CLE1174-6.0433114000--3-43.861.43
1961-06-13Norm BassR22L 6-8@ MIN88L6.1777014000--4-43.491.30
1961-06-14Jim ArcherL29W 9-2@ MIN66-6.0711024000--4-13.101.31
1961-06-15Joe NuxhallL33L 3-4@ MIN8186-7.1733032000--4-23.601.44
1961-06-16Lew KrausseR18W 4-0vs LAA11W9.0300056000--1-00.000.89
1961-06-17Bob ShawR28L 0-3vs LAA1275L8.0933042000--3-53.811.45
1961-06-18Norm BassR22L 3-5vs LAA99L11.01155228000--4-53.581.28
1961-06-19Jim ArcherL29W 4-3vs NYA77W9.0733216000--5-13.091.26
1961-06-20Joe NuxhallL33L 2-6vs NYA9187L4.0865132000--4-34.121.53
1961-06-21Bob ShawR28L 3-5vs NYA1376L7.0755243000--3-64.011.46
1961-06-22Norm BassR22L 3-8vs NYA1010L1.2655122000--4-64.051.35
1961-06-23Lew KrausseR18L 4-5vs BOS22L7.0332187000--1-11.131.19
1961-06-24Jim ArcherL29W 9-3vs BOS88W9.0833014000--6-13.081.23
1961-06-25Joe NuxhallL33L 4-7vs BOS10188L4.1766031000--4-44.711.59
1961-06-25Bob ShawR28W 3-2vs BOS1477W7.2622021000--4-63.871.42
1961-06-27Norm BassR22L 3-5vs BAL1111-1.2533011000--4-64.281.39
1961-06-27Art DitmarR32L 2-7vs BAL9147L5.0655225000--2-44.911.32
1961-06-28Jim ArcherL29L 4-5vs BAL99L1.1454122000--6-23.491.29
1961-06-29Lew KrausseR18L 2-6vs BAL33L5.1865052000--1-23.001.52
1961-06-30Joe NuxhallL33L 2-8vs MIN11189L3.1655023000--4-55.101.61
1961-07-01Bob ShawR28L 3-9vs MIN1578L5.11054110000--4-74.031.46
1961-07-02Jerry WalkerR22W 8-7vs MIN952-5.1643023000--3-35.101.55
1961-07-03Jim ArcherL29L 3-5@ LAA1010L4.1833015000--6-33.601.32
1961-07-04Lew KrausseR18L 5-12@ LAA44L2.1455131000--1-34.501.63
1961-07-04Joe NuxhallL33L 5-7@ LAA12190-4.0611033000--4-54.941.65
1961-07-05Bob ShawR28W 8-3vs CHA1679W6.0632103000--5-73.971.43
1961-07-06Jerry WalkerR22L 3-4vs CHA1053L6.0543030000--3-45.051.53
1961-07-07Jim ArcherL29L 0-5@ BAL1111L5.2753012000--6-43.701.33
1961-07-07Ed RakowR25L 2-6@ BAL35L6.0866132000--1-45.141.55
1961-07-08Lew KrausseR18L 2-7@ BAL55L5.0743067000--1-44.661.79
1961-07-09Bob ShawR28L 0-8@ BAL1780L6.01066041000--5-84.231.48
1961-07-14Ed RakowR25W 8-3@ WS246W9.0733147000--2-44.811.50
1961-07-14Bob ShawR28W 9-7@ WS21881-2.1655031000--5-84.501.52
1961-07-15Lew KrausseR18L 1-7@ WS266L3.0533042000--1-55.061.91
1961-07-16Jim ArcherL29L 1-11@ DET1212L6.1665235000--6-53.901.33
1961-07-16Jerry WalkerR22L 3-8@ DET1154L6.0755322000--3-55.331.57
1961-07-17Joe NuxhallL33L 4-7@ DET13191L6.0866134000--4-64.991.60
1961-07-18Ed RakowR25L 3-4@ CHA57-6.0533100000--2-44.781.44
1961-07-19Bob ShawR28L 5-6@ CHA1982L5.0862012000--5-94.681.56
1961-07-21Jim ArcherL29W 3-2vs DET1313W9.0622056000--7-53.741.32
1961-07-23Bob ShawR28L 4-6vs DET2083-6.0622143000--5-94.601.56
1961-07-23Ed RakowR25L 14-17vs DET68-2.2654012000--2-45.101.48
1961-07-25Jerry WalkerR22W 3-2vs CLE1255W8.0322176000--4-65.161.56
1961-07-26Jim ArcherL29L 5-12vs CLE1414-3.0531022000--7-53.721.35
1961-07-27Art DitmarR32W 2-1vs CLE10148-6.0811015000--2-55.191.41
1961-07-28Ed RakowR25L 6-10vs WS279-5.1744016000--2-45.181.47
1961-07-29Bob ShawR28W 2-1vs WS22184W9.0411034000--6-94.371.51
1961-07-30Jerry WalkerR22L 0-4vs WS21356L6.2944132000--4-75.161.57
1961-08-02Art DitmarR32L 5-12@ NYA11149L2.1655112000--2-65.521.44
1961-08-02Jim ArcherL29L 5-6@ NYA1515L8.01161037000--7-63.541.38
1961-08-03Bob ShawR28W 6-1@ NYA2285W9.0611032000--7-94.171.48
1961-08-04Norm BassR23W 5-0@ BOS1212W9.0400015000--5-74.501.41
1961-08-05Jerry WalkerR22L 4-10@ BOS1457L3.0566121000--4-85.551.60
1961-08-06Jim ArcherL29W 1-0@ BOS1616W9.0500054000--8-63.291.36
1961-08-06Ed RakowR25L 2-4@ BOS810L1.2633010000--2-55.331.50
1961-08-07Art DitmarR32L 4-5@ BAL12150L6.0733131000--2-75.461.46
1961-08-08Bob ShawR28L 0-7@ BAL2386L2.1944010000--7-104.321.52
1961-08-08Norm BassR23W 6-5@ BAL1313W8.0555343000--6-74.581.39
1961-08-09Jerry WalkerR22W 2-1@ BAL1558W9.0410040000--5-85.081.54
1961-08-10Bill KunkelR25L 0-8@ BAL11L0.1455000000--2-24.231.50
1961-08-11Jim ArcherL29L 0-1@ CHA1717L8.0611103000--8-73.161.32
1961-08-12Bob ShawR28L 1-2@ CHA2487L8.0822102000--7-114.221.49
1961-08-13Norm BassR23L 3-9@ CHA1414L1.0365040000--6-84.931.43
1961-08-14Jerry WalkerR23L 2-6@ MIN1659L4.0664221000--5-95.221.55
1961-08-15Jim ArcherL29L 4-9@ MIN1818L3.2773220000--8-83.281.36
1961-08-16Norm BassR23W 12-7@ MIN1515W6.2966221000--7-85.091.44
1961-08-18Bob ShawR28W 3-1vs CHA2588W7.0410032000--8-114.041.47
1961-08-19Jerry WalkerR23L 3-5vs CHA1760L6.0742022000--5-105.111.55
1961-08-20Art DitmarR32L 0-7vs CHA13151L1.0444010000--2-85.551.47
1961-08-20Jim ArcherL29L 3-5vs CHA1919L7.0742034000--8-93.251.36
1961-08-22Norm BassR23W 3-2vs BAL1616-8.0522135000--7-84.921.42
1961-08-23Bob ShawR28L 5-7vs BAL2689-7.0942214000--8-113.981.47
1961-08-24Ed RakowR25W 5-3vs BAL911-7.0933043000--2-54.881.44
1961-08-25Jim ArcherL29L 0-3vs NYA2020L8.0611002000--8-103.141.33
1961-08-26Jerry WalkerR23L 1-5vs NYA1861L5.0955252000--5-115.271.60
1961-08-27Bob ShawR28L 7-8vs NYA2790L7.0755233000--8-124.081.47
1961-08-28Norm BassR23L 3-4vs BOS1717L0.2333010000--7-95.081.44
1961-08-29Ed RakowR25L 4-8vs BOS1012L8.2765068000--2-64.891.44
1961-08-30Jim ArcherL29L 3-9vs BOS2121L7.0844003000--8-113.231.32
1961-08-31Bob ShawR28W 6-5@ LAA2891W8.0652066000--9-124.001.47
1961-08-31Jerry WalkerR23W 17-3@ LAA1962W9.0533143000--6-115.111.56
1961-09-01Norm BassR23L 4-6@ LAA1818L3.1655012000--7-105.311.46
1961-09-02Ed RakowR25L 3-6@ LAA1113L6.0533144000--2-74.871.44
1961-09-04Jim ArcherL29L 3-4vs LAA2222L6.1943136000--8-123.251.34
1961-09-04Bob ShawR28W 13-7vs LAA2992-2.0444021000--9-124.151.49
1961-09-05Lew KrausseR18W 13-12vs LAA77-5.0566173000--1-55.601.98
1961-09-05Jerry WalkerR23W 7-3vs LAA2063W9.01032022000--7-114.911.55
1961-09-08Jim ArcherL29W 6-4vs MIN2323-6.1844111000--8-123.351.34
1961-09-09Bob ShawR28L 4-5vs MIN3093-5.1844112000--10-124.201.49
1961-09-10Bill KunkelR25L 0-7vs MIN22L3.0444231000--3-44.981.49
1961-09-10Norm BassR23W 13-1vs MIN1919W6.0611111000--8-105.141.44
1961-09-12Jerry WalkerR23L 1-3@ DET2164L8.01133113000--7-124.831.54
1961-09-13Jim ArcherL29L 0-8@ DET2424L4.0444022000--8-133.481.35
1961-09-14Bob ShawR28W 5-2@ DET3194W9.0922134000--11-124.111.48
1961-09-15Norm BassR23L 1-3@ WS22020L6.0522040000--8-115.051.45
1961-09-16Jerry WalkerR23L 0-3@ WS22265L6.0633153000--7-134.821.55
1961-09-17Lew KrausseR18W 3-2@ WS288W9.0522013000--2-54.821.70
1961-09-19Jim ArcherL29W 6-0@ CLE2525W9.0600014000--9-133.311.32
1961-09-19Bob ShawR28L 2-6@ CLE3295L4.0844021000--11-134.201.50
1961-09-20Norm BassR23W 4-2@ CLE2121W9.0821123000--9-114.821.43
1961-09-22Jerry WalkerR23W 4-3vs CLE2366W7.0433123000--8-134.781.52
1961-09-23Bill KirkL26L 5-9vs CLE11-3.0644213000--0-012.002.33
1961-09-25Jim ArcherL29L 4-6vs DET2626L7.21044024000--9-143.321.32
1961-09-25Bob ShawR28W 6-3vs DET3396W9.0330137000--12-134.031.47
1961-09-26Norm BassR23W 8-5vs DET2222W8.11255126000--10-114.861.44
1961-09-27Jerry WalkerR23L 2-10vs DET2467L6.0844223000--8-144.821.53
1961-09-29Jim ArcherL29L 0-2vs WS22727L9.0621016000--9-153.221.29
1961-09-30Bob ShawR28L 4-5vs WS23497L3.0444011000--12-144.141.47
1961-10-01Norm BassR23W 3-2vs WS22323W7.1621054000--11-114.681.44
FIELDING STATISTICS


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