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1961 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-65 .578
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 735-697 + 38
Roster Continuity 89.97% 2/16
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance: 1,804,250 1/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Leo Durocher
Assistant Coach: Pete Reiser
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
30Maury WillsSS28   613105173
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3135155950121316.282.346.339685.057.186.3060.85613.0208687
9Wally MoonOF31   46379152
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3
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8875897919449.328.434.505939.177.374.3640.8927.2234561
12Tommy DavisOF-3B22   46060128
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581043253249516.278.325.413738.135.217.2851.6630.7190508
19Jim Gilliam3B-2B32   43974107
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32847934021217.244.358.344702.100.289.2560.43109.8151531
8Johnny RoseboroC28   3945999
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6
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5964566248261.251.346.459805.208.355.2531.1121.9181462
43Charlie Neal2B30   3414080
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4832304916327.235.297.346643.111.202.2461.6334.1118377
3Willie DavisOF21   3395686
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45125274654635.254.316.451767.198.298.2611.7028.3153380
5Norm Larker1B30   2822976
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38002422172311.270.326.387713.117.202.2750.9256.4109312
25Frank HowardOF24   2673679
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45012150131212.296.347.517864.221.296.3142.3817.8138292
6Ron FairlyOF22   2454279
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4800482210613.322.434.522956.200.396.3220.4624.5128301
4Duke SniderOF34   2333569
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5611294313216.296.375.562937.266.391.3031.4814.6131266
14Gil Hodges1B37   2152552
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3131244301245.242.313.372685.130.251.2621.7926.980245
7Daryl Spencer3B31   1892746
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2701203541315.243.327.407734.164.265.2591.7523.677217
34Norm SherryC29   1211031
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210093002007.256.308.397705.140.215.3023.3324.248130
53Don DrysdaleP24   83916
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120062400514.193.244.386630.193.265.2004.0016.63295
40Stan WilliamsP24   78313
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0050073900601.167.235.192427.026.115.3335.57--1591
32Sandy KoufaxP25   7735
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00020193500800.065.163.065228.000.104.1193.89--594
22Johnny PodresP28   69316
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007002800412.232.250.261511.029.058.2584.00--1876
38Bob Aspromonte3B23   58714
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0020041200002.241.290.293583.052.121.3043.00--1762
23Gordie WindhornOF27   33108
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6014301001.242.324.545869.303.394.2140.7516.51837
28Doug CamilliC24   3034
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4001900001.133.161.433594.300.333.0569.0010.01331
7Don DemeterOF26   2935
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2003600102.172.250.276526.103.207.1822.0029.0833
35Roger CraigP31   2734
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0000031200300.148.233.185418.037.148.2674.00--533
18Charley Smith3B-SS23   2446
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3001600000.250.280.542822.292.333.2506.0012.01325
20Turk FarrellP27   18000000000500301.000.000.0000.000.000.000----021
51Larry SherryP25   1322
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0001001210000.154.267.154421.000.077.1822.00--215
16Ron PerranoskiP25   1221
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0000002800000.083.214.083297.000.167.2504.00--114
54Carl WarwickOF24   1121
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0001002300001.091.231.091322.000.182.1251.50--113
11Bob Lillis3B31   901
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0001001100102.111.200.111311.000.111.1251.00--111
15Tim Harkness1B23   844
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000103100000.500.636.7501386.250.750.5710.33--611
17Phil OrtegaP21   401
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
41Jim GoldenP25   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
37Ed RoebuckP29   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals20725189735135819340157673864559679623539636117.262.336.405741.143.266.2811.3433.121025917
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Sandy Koufax25   18133.52423515221255.2212117100279626912231.207.450.953.389.462.80
53Don Drysdale24   13103.69403710320244.0236111100298318271201.318.701.073.066.712.19
40Stan Williams24   15123.9141356230235.1213114102211082059261.378.160.804.147.851.90
22Johnny Podres28   1853.7432296120182.2192817627511248041.339.441.332.516.102.43
35Roger Craig31   566.1340142072112.213087772252637141.6110.351.754.145.021.21
51Larry Sherry25   443.8853100341594.29048411039796041.368.530.953.697.482.03
16Ron Perranoski25   752.645310015691.2823127541564141.348.020.494.015.481.37
20Turk Farrell27   665.0650000281089.0107565012438010011.6910.821.214.358.091.86
41Jim Golden25   115.792800013042.0523027720181001.7111.141.504.293.860.90
17Phil Ortega21   025.5442102013.0109862150000.926.924.151.3810.387.50
37Ed Roebuck29   205.005000309.012551290001.5612.001.002.009.004.50
23Ed Palmquist28   016.005000318.210860752001.8910.000.007.005.000.71
Batting Totals89654.0439315440811435137813466976191675441105667461.378.791.093.557.222.03
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny RoseboroC125877561316.9860.00
Norm SherryC452531623.9930.00
Doug CamilliC1264511.9860.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gil Hodges1B10045437144.9980.00
Norm Larker1B8658952368.9950.00
Ron Fairly1B2315711216.9880.00
Frank Howard1B743422.9590.00
Tim Harkness1B2111021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Charlie Neal2B1042112461163.9760.00
Jim Gilliam2B71133179645.9810.00
Bob Aspromonte2B20000.0000.00
Bob Lillis2B163011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Gilliam3B744810479.9560.00
Tommy Davis3B593088136.9010.00
Daryl Spencer3B574292514.9640.00
Bob Lillis3B1212001.0000.00
Bob Aspromonte3B92910.9170.00
Charley Smith3B443011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Maury WillsSS14825342829104.9590.00
Bob AspromonteSS469001.0000.00
Charley SmithSS33810.9170.00
Daryl SpencerSS367021.0000.00
Bob LillisSS10010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wally MoonOF133186561.9700.00
Willie DavisOF114224441.9830.00
Tommy DavisOF86143342.9730.00
Ron FairlyOF7185711.9890.00
Duke SniderOF66113633.9750.00
Frank HowardOF6579660.9340.00
Gordie WindhornOF1716110.9440.00
Don DemeterOF1418111.9500.00
Carl WarwickOF1220001.0000.00
Jim GilliamOF11140001.0000.00
Norm LarkerOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron PerranoskiP539151711.9572.17
Larry SherryP53948530.8121.24
Turk FarrellP508927001.0000.91
Sandy KoufaxP4225572622.9431.16
Stan WilliamsP41235123773.8751.88
Roger CraigP4011251511.9521.60
Don DrysdaleP40244133633.9421.81
Johnny PodresP3218262612.9701.58
Jim GoldenP284218001.0001.93
Ed PalmquistP581110.6672.20
Ed RoebuckP592110.7503.00
Phil OrtegaP41301011.0000.69


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