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1961 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 691-588 + 103
Manager(s): Paul Richards, Lum Harris
General Manager: Lee MacPhail
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 951,089 10/18
Playoffs:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Brooks Robinson3B2466889192
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7
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7
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61134757428921.287.334.397731.109.177.3021.2195.4265736
3Ron HansenSS2353351132
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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 BrandtOF2751693153
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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 Gentile1B2748696147
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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 TriandosC303973597
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21
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017
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63004460171213.244.320.426746.181.292.2481.3623.4169445
7Jerry Adair2B2438641102
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21
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1
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9
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3752355124146.264.326.394720.130.228.2821.4642.9152428
6,27Whitey HerzogOF293233994
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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 SnyderOF273124691
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13
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5
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1
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1353203200814.292.333.375708.083.154.3211.60312.0117341
10Dick WilliamsOF323103764
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2
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2404203800557.206.251.345596.139.190.2081.9038.8107340
1Marv Breeding2B272443251
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8
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1652143301122.209.250.254504.045.115.2362.36244.062261
14Earl RobinsonOF242223759
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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 PhilleyOF411441336
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9
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2
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2320102000039.250.293.361654.111.194.2782.00144.052157
36Hank FoilesC321241834
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06
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1902122701114.274.336.468804.194.274.3042.2520.758138
8Marv ThroneberryOF-1B2796920
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1100122000002.208.296.396692.188.313.2111.6719.238108
16Jim BusbyOF34891523
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3
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062081000111.258.316.315631.056.169.2881.25--2899
13Steve BarberP2380613
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02
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60054210900.163.221.250471.088.150.3068.4040.02095
23Chuck EstradaP237048
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0000023200902.114.139.129268.014.043.21116.00--981
32Milt PappasP226669
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60002900311.136.134.303437.167.167.171--22.02070
8Gene StephensOF2858411
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2
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0021114700000.190.347.224571.034.276.2160.50--1372
48Jack FisherP225625
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000200425101001.089.164.089253.000.071.1616.25--571
28Hal BrownP365037
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0010031100311.140.185.180365.040.100.1753.67--957
44Charlie LauC284738
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001
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4001301101.170.188.234422.064.085.1633.0047.01149
2Clint CourtneyC3445312
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0040010300001.267.400.311711.044.267.2860.30--1455
20Billy HoeftP293917
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00040041300210.179.250.179429.000.103.2593.25--746
29,38Dick HallP303645
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00010031300401.139.205.139344.000.083.2174.33--543
17Walt Dropo1B382717
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2004300003.259.355.370725.111.259.2610.7527.01031
15Hoyt WilhelmP372011
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00020021000201.050.136.050186.000.100.1005.00--124
30Boog PowellOF191301
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0001000200000.077.077.077154.000.000.091----113
18Wes StockP27110000000011000000.000.083.00083.000.091.00010.00--012
40Barry ShetroneOF22701
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0001000200000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
42Frank ZupoC21412
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000001100000.500.600.7501350.250.500.6671.00--35
10Chuck Essegian291000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Dick HydeP32111
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00001000000001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.000----11
Batting Totals20665481691139322736149638393058190223257848140.254.323.390713.136.244.2781.5536.821396188
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
13Steve Barber2318123.3437341481124819410292131301509121.317.040.474.725.441.15
23Chuck Estrada231593.693331611021215991871913216082101.376.750.815.606.791.21
48Jack Fisher2210133.9036251017119620510485177511810041.439.410.783.445.421.57
32Milt Pappas221393.0326231143117713467601678897071.196.780.813.944.501.14
28Hal Brown361063.182723633116615362591433613011.118.250.751.783.291.85
20Billy Hoeft29742.0235123110313810637317551005011.176.910.463.596.521.82
29,38Dick Hall30753.102913429412210247421030920001.087.520.742.216.793.07
15Hoyt Wilhelm37972.29511004318109893528541873041.187.280.413.357.122.12
18Wes Stock27503.003510019371582424327470021.187.250.383.385.881.74
38Dick Hyde32125.57150009021181413113150011.487.710.435.576.431.15
19Gordon Jones31005.4030002155333040001.009.005.400.007.20--
39Jim Lehew23000.0020002021000000000.504.500.000.000.00--
39John Papa200018.0020000012221330005.0018.009.0027.0027.001.00
Pitching Totals95673.2233116354201093314711226588526109617926453321.257.500.673.775.671.50


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