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1961 Pittsburgh PiratesNational League (MLB)
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Bill Virdon played for the 1961 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record75-79 (6th)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkForbes Field
ManagerDanny MurtaughGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesBill Burwell (Pitching Coach), Len Levy (First Base Coach), Sam Narron (Bullpen Coach), Ron Northey (Hitting Coach), Frank Oceak (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,199,128 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1887-2018

Team History -- 1961 Statistics -- 1961 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1961 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
18Bill VirdonofL301465998115622895858494505714.260.313.369.68222139660.266.109.185.3057.46.80.91.466.625.0    
24Dick GroatssR3014859671164256655044044174022.275.320.367.68721937648.287.092.153.3096.26.81.10.999.322.6    
21Roberto ClementeofR26146572100201301023894135593131018.351.390.559.94932063614.361.208.274.4095.79.61.73.824.931.3    
9Bill Mazeroski2bR24152558711482121359212655326109.265.298.380.67821236595.272.115.163.2954.49.22.12.242.924.3    
7Dick Stuart1bR2813853283160288351170334121415122.301.344.581.92530971576.328.280.338.3975.921.03.66.115.244.4    
12Don Hoak3bR33145503721502771261427353334814.298.388.451.83922746586.312.153.302.37112.59.00.72.141.930.7    
4Bob SkinnerofL291193816110220334235514944296.268.358.360.71813726442.299.092.220.32211.511.11.00.7127.025.5    
6Smoky BurgesscL341003233798173125210301620187.303.365.486.85115732356.291.183.279.3688.44.50.53.426.932.7    
5Hal SmithcR3067193124310032600113812116.223.267.321.5886213208.261.098.155.2635.318.33.51.464.330.2    
23Joe ChristopherofR257618625497301464182401107.263.327.333.6606210206.301.070.177.3028.711.71.30.00.020.4
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
14Rocky Nelson1bL367512715255151300171120023.197.301.370.6714711146.180.173.307.30011.67.50.73.425.444.0    
19Bob FriendpR30417961101070013609000.139.150.165.31513189.256.026.038.1421.140.536.00.00.09.1    
11Dick Schofield3b-ssB2660781615210201101902001.192.284.244.52819390.254.052.167.25111.121.11.90.00.020.0    
20Gino CimoliofR31216742031060021300004.299.319.373.69225469.370.074.104.3092.918.86.50.00.020.0    
20Walt MorynofL35406561310390021010005.200.235.354.58923468.192.154.185.2622.914.75.04.421.730.8    
2Don LeppertcR29226061621350011101006.267.279.483.76229662.283.216.233.3301.617.711.04.820.037.5
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
22Joe GibbonpR26315918110600122010101.136.148.186.33411271.211.050.068.1481.431.022.00.00.025.0
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Harvey HaddixpL3531562830030061405000.143.226.196.42211367.190.053.161.2039.020.92.30.00.037.5    
16Johnny Logan3b-ssR3427525124005004800002.231.286.308.59416456.273.077.154.2717.114.32.00.00.033.3    
35Donn ClendenonofR2593571111020051000000.314.400.400.80014240.440.086.229.36412.525.02.00.00.018.2
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Tom SturdivantpL311332280001010801001.250.250.250.5008033.333.000-.031.2260.024.20.00.00.00.0    
27Earl FrancispR2523280300001021710000.107.194.107.3013031.273.000.107.1576.554.88.50.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Vinegar Bend MizellpR302523130001002905100.130.192.130.3223031.200.000.087.1596.529.04.50.00.00.0    
32Vern LawpR311119051005001412100.263.318.316.6346124.313.053.105.2884.216.74.00.00.020.0    
28Bobby ShantzpR354416371003002111000.438.526.5001.0268120.467.062.188.46610.05.00.50.00.014.3    
34Al McBeanpR232815240013000301000.267.267.467.7347116.273.200.200.3190.018.80.06.315.025.0
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
26Roy FacepR336211030001000200000.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.000.2470.018.20.00.00.00.0    
16Gene Baker3bR36910110000003200010.100.308.100.4081013.125.000.300.19423.115.40.70.00.00.0    
29Clem LabinepR345610010000001700001.100.182.100.2821011.333.000.100.1479.163.67.00.00.00.0    
25Al JacksonpL2558100000001400000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.07911.144.44.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
37Larry FosspR2536210001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1510.033.30.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Bob OldiscR3345000000000000001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
35Fred GreenpR27133000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1952-   UDFA-PIT
 
39George WittpR2792011000000001000.500.5001.0001.500213.500.500.500.6390.00.00.00.00.0100.0    
15Roman MejiasofR3041100000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
37Jim UmbrichtpR30110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9040.00.00.00.00.00.0
1957-   UDFA-MLB
 
Batting Totals: (36 players)1545311694144823257128646263042872127643751140.273.328.410.73821784175867.293.410.217.0007.312.31.72.241.528.8 

1961 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
19Bob FriendR30STMLB14193.854135610131236.027111910116451084001.3410.330.611.724.122.404.54.4243.11    
22Joe GibbonL26STMLB13103.32302917310195.1185857216571453001.248.520.742.636.682.543.92.5653.03
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Harvey HaddixL35S/RMLB1064.10292275240156.015972711541994001.289.170.872.375.712.414.15.6253.34    
27Earl FrancisR25S/RMLB284.21231580040102.21106048447535001.549.640.354.124.651.135.26.2003.42
1954-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Vinegar Bend MizellL30S/RMLB7105.04251782110100.012061561631370101.5110.801.442.793.331.195.49.4124.84    
29Clem LabineR34RelMLB413.69561550028892.21024338431492001.449.910.393.014.761.584.18.8003.08    
26Roy FaceR33R/CLMLB6123.826206200471792.09444391210555001.139.201.170.985.385.504.30.3333.40    
28Bobby ShantzL35RelMLB633.32436372116289.1913833526610001.319.170.502.626.152.353.83.6672.81    
15Tom SturdivantR31S/RMLB522.8413112612185.2812927617451001.158.510.631.794.732.653.05.7143.03    
34Al McBeanR23RelMLB323.7527225007074.17235314424910001.548.720.485.095.931.174.24.6003.65
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
32Vern LawR31STMLB344.7011101101059.17233311018200001.5210.921.522.733.031.115.01.4295.00    
25Al JacksonL25S/RMLB103.42321100023.22010924150001.037.610.761.525.703.753.801.0002.91
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
35Fred GreenL27RelMLB004.7913013003020.22716112943001.7811.760.873.921.740.446.97.0004.75
1952-   UDFA-PIT
 
39George WittR27RelMLB016.32918003015.21712115590001.459.772.872.875.171.806.89.0006.53    
37Larry FossR25STMLB115.87330000015.115111031190001.728.801.766.465.280.826.46.5006.10
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
37Jim UmbrichtR30RelMLB002.7010100003.15210211002.2613.500.005.402.700.505.40.0003.77
1957-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Tom CheneyR26RelMLB00null10100000.0154140100----------0.00null.000-    
Pitching Totals: (17 players)75793.92154154236349120291362144267559312140075939101.359.530.802.645.021.904.46.487  

1961 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRoy Face33MLBp62-9213223238.9210.560.38---62100.040.3Fielding by Day
PClem Labine34MLBp56-9212121025.9600.430.26---56100.036.4Fielding by Day
PBobby Shantz35MLBp43-89131802311.0000.720.35---4497.727.9Fielding by Day
PBob Friend30MLBp41-23619373359.9491.370.24---41100.026.6Fielding by Day
PJoe Gibbon26MLBp30-19533502381.0001.270.19---3196.819.5Fielding by Day
PHarvey Haddix35MLBp29-1565292436.9441.170.22---3193.518.8Fielding by Day
PAl McBean23MLBp27-744231128.9641.000.36---2896.417.5Fielding by Day
PVinegar Bend Mizell30MLBp25-100672115.8670.520.13---25100.016.2Fielding by Day
PEarl Francis25MLBp23-1028201129.9661.220.27---23100.014.9Fielding by Day
PTom Sturdivant31MLBp13-8591100201.0001.540.24---13100.08.4Fielding by Day
PFred Green27MLBp13-20170181.0000.620.40---13100.08.4Fielding by Day
PVern Law31MLBp11-5971301201.0001.820.34---11100.07.1Fielding by Day
PGeorge Witt27MLBp9-15010011.0000.110.07---9100.05.8Fielding by Day
PAl Jackson25MLBp3-23270191.0003.000.39---560.01.9Fielding by Day
PLarry Foss25MLBp3-1512104.7501.000.20---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PTom Cheney26MLBp1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PJim Umbricht30MLBp1-3000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CSmoky Burgess34MLBc92--4262744457.9914.920.00--710092.059.7Fielding by Day
CHal Smith30MLBc65--2901831311.9904.740.00--86797.042.2Fielding by Day
CDon Leppert29MLBc21--80113194.9684.330.00--42295.513.6Fielding by Day
CBob Oldis33MLBc4--11303141.0003.500.00---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDick Stuart28MLB1b132--115299211411272.9839.480.00---13895.785.7Fielding by Day
1BRocky Nelson36MLB1b35--23115126247.9967.030.00---7546.722.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBill Mazeroski24MLB2b152--41050523144938.9756.020.00---152100.098.7Fielding by Day
2BDick Schofield26MLBss-2b5--8101219.9473.600.00---608.33.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDon Hoak33MLB3b143--1372672029424.9532.830.00---14598.692.9Fielding by Day
3BDick Schofield26MLBss-2b11--4202126.9232.180.00---6018.37.1Fielding by Day
3BJohnny Logan34MLBss7--31102141.0002.000.00---2725.94.5Fielding by Day
3BGene Baker36MLB2b-3b3--060061.0002.000.00---933.31.9Fielding by Day
3BDick Groat30MLBss1--210031.0003.000.00---1480.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDick Groat30MLBss144--23547332117740.9574.920.00---14897.393.5Fielding by Day
SSDick Schofield26MLBss-2b9--15241740.9754.330.00---6015.05.8Fielding by Day
SSJohnny Logan34MLBss6--9151325.9604.000.00---2722.23.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFBill Virdon30MLBof145--384664396.9852.690.00---14699.394.2Fielding by Day
OFRoberto Clemente26MLBof144--2562795292.9691.970.00---14698.693.5Fielding by Day
OFBob Skinner29MLBof97--175551185.9731.860.00---11981.563.0Fielding by Day
OFJoe Christopher25MLBof55--8622190.9781.600.00---7672.435.7Fielding by Day
OFGino Cimoli31MLBof19--3311035.9711.790.00---2190.512.3Fielding by Day
OFWalt Moryn35MLBof11--1721120.9501.730.00---4027.57.1Fielding by Day
OFDonn Clendenon25MLB1b8--15100161.0002.000.00---988.95.2Fielding by Day
OFDick Schofield26MLBss-2b3--300031.0001.000.00---605.01.9Fielding by Day
OFRoman Mejias30MLBof2--100011.0000.500.00---450.01.3Fielding by Day
OFDick Stuart28MLB1b1--000000.000.00---1380.70.6Fielding by Day

1961 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe BrownGeneral Manager1918-09-01 42New York,New York --   EXEC
Bill BurwellPitching Coach1895-03-27 66Jarballo,Kansas MLB1920-19281920-1928   P
Len LevyFirst Base Coach1913-06-11 48Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania --   COACH
Danny MurtaughManager1917-10-08 43Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19511941-1951   2B
Sam NarronBullpen Coach1913-08-25 47Middlesex,North Carolina MLB1935-19431935-1943   C
Ron NortheyHitting Coach1920-04-26 41Mahanoy City,Pennsylvania MLB1942-19571942-1957   OF
Frank OceakThird Base Coach1912-09-08 48Cliffside Park,New Jersey --   IF