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1961 St. Louis CardinalsNational League (MLB)
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Charlie James played for the 1961 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record80-74 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
ManagerJohnny Keane,Solly HemusGeneral ManagerBing Devine
CoachesVern Benson (Third Base Coach), Darrell Johnson (Assistant Coach), Ray Katt (Assistant Coach), Johnny Keane (Assistant Coach), Howie Pollet (Pitching Coach), Harry Walker (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance855,305
Years Available1892-2018

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)
12Bill White1bL2715359189169281120908116484125413.286.354.472.82627959663.303.186.289.3629.712.71.33.029.634.9    
14Ken Boyer3bR3015358910919426112495636891105911.329.397.533.93031461663.355.204.324.40310.313.71.33.624.531.4    
25Julian Javier2bR2411344558124143241114305125215.279.326.337.66315019484.310.058.142.3016.210.51.70.4222.515.3
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Stan MusialofL40123372461072241570005235106177.288.371.489.86018241431.280.201.341.36512.18.10.73.524.838.3    
23Charlie JamesofR23108349438919244422155930419.255.288.355.64312425371.293.100.143.2864.015.93.91.187.328.1
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
21Curt FloodofR231323355310815522162353337026.322.391.415.80613922380.353.093.209.3639.28.70.90.5167.520.4    
28Joe CunninghamofL291133226092112740105332113131.286.403.398.80112820390.299.112.280.36613.68.20.61.846.021.7    
35Bob LillisssR31862302450400213371324226.217.245.235.480544245.228.018.048.2162.95.31.90.00.08.0
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
27Don TaussigofR2998188275414522522163403305.287.338.447.7858421210.335.160.245.3447.616.22.11.094.038.9    
1Carl SawatskicL3386174235280103300251700174.299.385.517.9029018200.284.218.362.38612.58.50.75.017.434.6    
10Alex GrammasssR3589170233610102101192116134.212.293.282.5754811197.240.070.176.2619.610.71.10.00.030.6    
4Jimmie SchaffercR25681531539701160092914015.255.301.320.621498167.309.065.124.2815.417.43.20.6153.020.5
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
24,42Carl WarwickofR245515227386241630183304302.250.324.395.7196012177.288.145.283.32110.218.61.82.338.031.6
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
20Daryl SpencerssR313713019334042110231700038.254.366.377.743498153.266.123.308.33515.011.10.72.632.524.2    
2Hal SmithcR30451256314101000111213243.248.309.296.605375142.270.048.136.2667.88.51.10.00.016.1    
2Red Schoendienst2bB3872120936901121012601021.300.364.400.7644810133.310.100.208.3409.04.50.50.8120.027.8    
17Jerry BuchekssR19319061220090002820106.133.151.156.30714293.190.023.022.1410.030.10.00.00.016.7
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
37Ray SadeckipL20368762240012001702000.253.261.299.56026490.275.046.057.2511.17.87.00.00.018.2
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
39Larry JacksonpR30347491332060021416003.176.208.270.47820583.217.094.122.2142.416.97.00.00.038.5    
20Tim McCarvercL1922675162116000501001.239.239.343.58223468.246.104.104.2550.07.40.01.567.025.0
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Bob GibsonpR254066413501100032313201.197.236.318.55421675.273.121.167.2454.030.77.71.366.046.2
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
24Don LandrumofL25286651120131051403000.167.225.242.46716374.196.075.167.2176.818.92.81.466.027.3    
31Curt SimmonspL32326692030060082203001.303.378.348.72623377.455.045.167.33610.428.62.80.00.015.0    
32Ernie BrogliopR2529623910050031104101.145.182.161.34310170.173.016.065.1614.315.73.70.00.011.1
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
29Gene OlivercR26225281420490061021012.269.367.538.90528661.263.269.385.3929.816.41.76.613.042.9
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
19Julio GotayssR2210455114005003500011.244.292.333.62515448.275.089.156.2746.310.41.70.00.036.4
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
28Walt MorynofL351732042002001500001.125.152.188.3406233.148.063.094.1543.015.25.00.00.050.0    
24Ed OlivaresofR222130250001100400101.167.161.167.3285031.185.000.033.1460.012.90.00.00.00.0
1957-   UDFA-PHI
 
33Al CicottepR312921261002000600000.286.286.333.6197121.400.047.048.2760.028.60.00.00.016.7    
41Lindy McDanielpR255517140000000503000.235.235.235.4704020.333.000.000.2130.025.00.00.00.00.0    
4Bob NiemanofR34617081002000200000.471.471.5291.0009117.533.058.059.4470.011.80.00.00.012.5    
36Bob MillerpR223514250100002502000.357.438.500.9387118.556.143.286.41611.127.82.50.00.020.0    
38Mickey McDermottpL322214111003000400000.071.071.143.2142114.100.072.071.0910.028.60.00.00.0100.0    
40Doug ClemensofL22612121000003100000.167.333.250.5833115.182.083.333.28720.06.70.30.00.050.0
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
47Craig AndersonpR22259231000000100000.333.333.444.777419.375.111.111.3430.011.10.00.00.033.3
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
44Ray WashburnpR2338110000000400000.125.125.125.250108.250.000.000.1130.050.00.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
18George Crowe1bL3877010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1290.014.30.00.00.00.0    
38Ed BautapR26134020000000100000.500.500.5001.000204.667.000.000.4520.025.00.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
34Chris CannizzarocR2362010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4520.00.00.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
Batting Totals: (39 players)1545307703143623651103657462849474533704061108.271.334.393.72720833905944.296.393.218.0008.312.51.51.751.527.2 

1961 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Ray SadeckiL20STMLB14103.723131013000222.219610092281021148031.347.921.134.124.611.124.04.5834.60
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Bob GibsonR25STMLB13123.243527810231211.11869176131191668161.447.920.555.077.071.393.88.5203.58
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
39Larry JacksonR30STMLB14113.753328512320211.0203998820561133041.238.660.852.394.822.024.22.5603.59    
31Curt SimmonsL32STMLB9103.13302916200195.220391681464992041.379.340.642.944.551.554.19.4743.53    
32Ernie BroglioR25STMLB9124.12292637220174.2166978019751131011.388.550.983.865.821.515.00.4294.00
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
41Lindy McDanielR25RelMLB1064.87550550039994.111757511131658121.5711.161.052.966.202.105.44.6253.76    
33Al CicotteR31S/RMLB265.2829722009175.08347441634513021.569.961.924.086.121.505.64.2505.43    
36Bob MillerR22RelMLB134.24345290013374.1824135646394001.739.930.735.574.720.854.96.2504.43    
47Craig AndersonR22RelMLB433.26250250013138.2381514312213011.318.840.702.794.891.753.49.5713.51
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Mickey McDermottL32RelMLB103.67190190013427.0291711315152001.639.671.005.005.001.005.671.0004.57    
44Ray WashburnR23S/RMLB111.77321101020.1104417121110.854.430.443.105.311.711.77.5003.21
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Ed BautaR26RelMLB201.4013013009519.1125325120000.895.590.932.335.592.402.331.0003.45
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
43Bobby TiefenauerR31RelMLB006.2330300204.19430431003.1718.690.008.316.230.758.31.0003.96    
Pitching Totals: (13 players)80743.741551551844991062413681334668569136570823443241.398.780.893.755.411.444.39.519  

1961 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PLindy McDaniel25MLBp55-9452201271.0000.490.29---55100.035.7Fielding by Day
PBob Gibson25MLBp35-21114352451.9611.400.23---4087.522.7Fielding by Day
PBob Miller22MLBp34-742183323.8700.590.27---3597.122.1Fielding by Day
PLarry Jackson30MLBp33-21117421560.9831.790.28---3497.121.4Fielding by Day
PRay Sadecki20MLBp31-2223247134.7940.870.12---3686.120.1Fielding by Day
PCurt Simmons32MLBp30-1956361443.9771.400.22---3293.819.5Fielding by Day
PErnie Broglio25MLBp29-17413271041.9761.380.23---29100.018.8Fielding by Day
PAl Cicotte31MLBp29-7571201191.0000.660.25---29100.018.8Fielding by Day
PCraig Anderson22MLBp25-383700101.0000.400.26---25100.016.2Fielding by Day
PMickey McDermott32MLBp19-27130041.0000.210.15---2286.412.3Fielding by Day
PEd Bauta26MLBp13-19030031.0000.230.16---13100.08.4Fielding by Day
PRay Washburn23MLBp3-20050051.0001.670.25---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PBobby Tiefenauer31MLBp3-4000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJimmie Schaffer25MLBc68--2442316268.9963.930.00--668100.044.2Fielding by Day
CCarl Sawatski33MLBc60--2181913238.9963.950.00--68669.839.0Fielding by Day
CHal Smith30MLBc45--2612826291.9936.420.00--145100.029.2Fielding by Day
CTim McCarver19MLBc20--8693098.9694.750.00--22290.913.0Fielding by Day
CGene Oliver26MLBc-1b15--75604811.0005.400.00--22268.29.7Fielding by Day
CChris Cannizzaro23MLBc5--500051.0001.000.00---683.33.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBill White27MLB1b151--1373104171251494.9899.780.00---15398.798.1Fielding by Day
1BJoe Cunningham29MLB1b10--69108701.0007.000.00---1138.86.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJulian Javier24MLB3b-2b113--2393322082591.9665.050.00---113100.073.4Fielding by Day
2BRed Schoendienst38MLB2b32--434241089.9552.660.00---7244.420.8Fielding by Day
2BBob Lillis31MLBss-2b24--4362213107.9814.380.00---8627.915.6Fielding by Day
2BAlex Grammas35MLBss-3b18--314311175.9874.110.00---8920.211.7Fielding by Day
2BDon Landrum25MLBof1--000000.000.00---283.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BKen Boyer30MLB3b-1b153--1173462423487.9513.030.00---153100.099.4Fielding by Day
3BAlex Grammas35MLBss-3b3--030031.0001.000.00---893.41.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlex Grammas35MLBss-3b65--81136929226.9603.340.00---8973.042.2Fielding by Day
SSBob Lillis31MLBss-2b56--731341619223.9283.700.00---8665.136.4Fielding by Day
SSDaryl Spencer31MLBss-2b37--66109826183.9564.730.00---37100.024.0Fielding by Day
SSJerry Buchek19MLB2b-3b31--42621020114.9123.350.00---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
SSJulio Gotay22MLB2b10--162510651.8044.100.00---10100.06.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFCurt Flood23MLBof119--2411344258.9842.130.00---13290.277.3Fielding by Day
OFStan Musial40MLBof-1b103--149910159.9941.530.00---12383.766.9Fielding by Day
OFCharlie James23MLBof90--151361160.9631.710.00---10883.358.4Fielding by Day
OFDon Taussig29MLBof87--123612130.9921.480.00---9888.856.5Fielding by Day
OFJoe Cunningham29MLB1b86--131251138.9641.550.00---11376.155.8Fielding by Day
OFCarl Warwick24MLBof48--9423199.9702.000.00---5587.331.2Fielding by Day
OFDon Landrum25MLBof25--42301451.0001.800.00---2889.316.2Fielding by Day
OFEd Olivares22MLBof-3b10--800081.0000.800.00---2147.66.5Fielding by Day
OFWalt Moryn35MLBof7--80109.8891.140.00---1741.24.5Fielding by Day
OFBob Nieman34MLBof4--200021.0000.500.00---666.72.6Fielding by Day
OFDoug Clemens22MLBof3--20103.6670.670.00---650.01.9Fielding by Day
OFGene Oliver26MLBc-1b1--20103.6672.000.00---224.50.6Fielding by Day
OFCarl Sawatski33MLBc1--000000.000.00---861.20.6Fielding by Day

1961 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Vern BensonThird Base Coach1924-09-19 36Granite Quarry,North Carolina MLB1943-19531943-1953   OF
Buddy BlattnerBroadcaster1920-02-08 41St. Louis,Missouri MLB1942-19491942-1949   2B
Bing DevineGeneral Manager1916-03-01 45St. Louis,Missouri --   EXEC
Joe GaragiolaBroadcaster1926-02-12 35St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19541946-1954   C
Solly HemusManager1923-04-17 38Phoenix,Arizona MLB1949-19591949-1959   2B
Darrell JohnsonAssistant Coach1928-08-25 32Horace,Nebraska MLB1952-19621952-1962   C
Ray KattAssistant Coach1927-05-09 34New Braunfels,Texas MLB1952-19591952-1959   C
Johnny KeaneAssistant Coach1911-11-03 49St. Louis,Missouri --   COACH
Johnny KeaneManager1911-11-03 49St. Louis,Missouri --   COACH
Howie PolletPitching Coach1921-06-26 40New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1941-19561941-1956   P
George SilveyAssistant Farm Director1911-07-05 49- --   SCOUT
Harry WalkerHitting Coach1916-10-22 44Pascagoula,Mississippi MLB1940-19551940-1955   OF