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1961 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 691-588 + 103
Roster Continuity 74.58% 10/16
Manager(s): Paul Richards, Lum Harris
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 951,089 10/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Busby
First Base Coach: Jimmy Adair
Pitching Coach: Harry Breechen
Third Base Coach: Lum Harris
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Brooks Robinson3B24   66889192
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7
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7
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61134757428921.287.334.397731.109.177.3021.2195.4265736
3Ron HansenSS23   53351132
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13
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2
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12
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51136696123419.248.329.347676.099.220.2801.4544.4185607
25Jackie BrandtOF27   51693153
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18
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5
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16
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721026251102317.297.371.444815.147.283.3030.8232.3229584
4Jim Gentile1B27   48696147
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25
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2
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46
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14111961061150812.302.423.6461069.344.541.2951.1010.6314601
11Gus TriandosC30   3973597
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21
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017
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63004460171213.244.320.426746.181.292.2481.3623.4169445
7Jerry Adair2B24   38641102
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21
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9
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3752355124146.264.326.394720.130.228.2821.4642.9152428
6,27Whitey HerzogOF29   3233994
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11
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6
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5
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3514504111216.291.387.409796.118.263.3200.8264.6132377
9Russ SnyderOF27   3124691
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13
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5
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1353203200814.292.333.375708.083.154.3211.60312.0117341
10Dick WilliamsOF32   3103764
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2404203800557.206.251.345596.139.190.2081.9038.8107340
1Marv Breeding2B27   2443251
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1652143301122.209.250.254504.045.115.2362.36244.062261
14Earl RobinsonOF24   2223759
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12
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3
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8
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3043315401215.266.354.455809.189.333.3171.7427.8101256
22Dave PhilleyOF41   1441336
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2320102000039.250.293.361654.111.194.2782.00144.052157
36Hank FoilesC32   1241834
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1902122701114.274.336.468804.194.274.3042.2520.758138
8Marv ThroneberryOF-1B27   96920
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1100122000002.208.296.396692.188.313.2111.6719.238108
16Jim BusbyOF34   891523
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062081000111.258.316.315631.056.169.2881.25--2899
13Steve BarberP23   80613
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60054210900.163.221.250471.088.150.3068.4040.02095
23Chuck EstradaP23   7048
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0000023200902.114.139.129268.014.043.21116.00--981
32Milt PappasP22   6669
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03
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60002900311.136.134.303437.167.167.171--22.02070
8Gene StephensOF28   58411
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0021114700000.190.347.224571.034.276.2160.50--1372
48Jack FisherP22   5625
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000200425101001.089.164.089253.000.071.1616.25--571
28Hal BrownP36   5037
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0010031100311.140.185.180365.040.100.1753.67--957
44Charlie LauC28   4738
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4001301101.170.188.234422.064.085.1633.0047.01149
2Clint CourtneyC34   45312
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0040010300001.267.400.311711.044.267.2860.30--1455
20Billy HoeftP29   3917
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00040041300210.179.250.179429.000.103.2593.25--746
29,38Dick HallP30   3645
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00010031300401.139.205.139344.000.083.2174.33--543
17Walt Dropo1B38   2717
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2004300003.259.355.370725.111.259.2610.7527.01031
15Hoyt WilhelmP37   2011
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00020021000201.050.136.050186.000.100.1005.00--124
30Boog PowellOF19   1301
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0001000200000.077.077.077154.000.000.091----113
18Wes StockP27   110000000011000000.000.083.00083.000.091.00010.00--012
40Barry ShetroneOF22   701
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0001000200000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
42Frank ZupoC21   412
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000001100000.500.600.7501350.250.500.6671.00--35
10Chuck Essegian29   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Dick HydeP32   111
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00001000000001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.000----11
Batting Totals20665481691139322736149638393058190223257848140.254.323.390713.136.244.2781.5536.821396188
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
13Steve Barber23   18123.34373414811248.119410292131301509121.317.040.474.725.441.15
23Chuck Estrada23   1593.6933316110212.015991871913216082101.376.750.815.606.791.21
48Jack Fisher22   10133.90362510171196.020510485177511810041.439.410.783.445.421.57
32Milt Pappas22   1393.03262311431177.213467601678897071.196.780.813.944.501.14
28Hal Brown36   1063.1827236331166.215362591433613011.118.250.751.783.291.85
20Billy Hoeft29   742.02351231103138.010637317551005011.176.910.463.596.521.82
29,38Dick Hall30   753.1029134294122.110247421030920001.087.520.742.216.793.07
15Hoyt Wilhelm37   972.29511004318109.2893528541873041.187.280.413.357.122.12
18Wes Stock27   503.003510019371.2582424327470021.187.250.383.385.881.74
38Dick Hyde32   125.57150009021.0181413113150011.487.710.435.576.431.15
19Gordon Jones31   005.403000215.05333040001.009.005.400.007.20--
39Jim Lehew23   000.002000202.01000000000.504.500.000.000.00--
39John Papa20   0018.002000001.02221330005.0018.009.0027.0027.001.00
Batting Totals95673.2233116354201093314711226588526109617926453321.257.500.673.775.671.50
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gus TriandosC1146425589.9890.00
Hank FoilesC381941714.9950.00
Charlie LauC1790612.9900.00
Clint CourtneyC16718011.0000.00
Frank ZupoC470001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Gentile1B144120910014129.9890.00
Dick Williams1B20123120101.0000.00
Walt Dropo1B126260111.0000.00
Marv Throneberry1B11611026.9730.00
Dave Philley1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry Adair2B107233237657.9870.00
Marv Breeding2B801791791153.9700.00
Ron Hansen2B7162318.9750.00
Brooks Robinson2B201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brooks Robinson3B1631513311434.9720.00
Jerry Adair3B201001.0000.00
Dick Williams3B20000.0000.00
Jackie Brandt3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron HansenSS14925643730110.9590.00
Jerry AdairSS27266155.9460.00
Brooks RobinsonSS142001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jackie BrandtOF136293682.9740.00
Russ SnyderOF108168360.9660.00
Whitey HerzogOF981432001.0000.00
Earl RobinsonOF82136643.9730.00
Dick WilliamsOF7586431.9680.00
Jim BusbyOF7176210.9870.00
Gene StephensOF30342011.0000.00
Dave PhilleyOF25210001.0000.00
Marv ThroneberryOF1512010.9230.00
Boog PowellOF330001.0000.00
Barry ShetroneOF230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hoyt WilhelmP5110962221.9332.31
Steve BarberP37248136048.9482.65
Jack FisherP3619682221.9371.38
Billy HoeftP35138925021.0002.22
Wes StockP3571522011.0003.41
Chuck EstradaP33212191711.9731.53
Dick HallP2912292311.9702.36
Hal BrownP271661625011.0002.22
Milt PappasP26177243412.9832.95
Dick HydeP152111011.9174.71
Gordon JonesP3510001.0001.80
Jim LehewP2201001.0004.50
John PapaP210000.0000.00


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