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1961 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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 and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    John PapaBALLAAL 2-7 vs LAA000000000000000011st career game
    Earl RobinsonBALMINW 8-0 vs MIN3120103001000000101st career RBI
    Jackie BrandtBALNYAW 5-5 vs NYA43300230000000004082 home runs
    Jerry AdairBALLAAW 7-6 @LAA2110011101110000381st career stolen base
    Jim GentileBALLAAL 6-7 @LAA32200250021000001732 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jim GentileBALMINW 13-5 @MIN32200290011000101772 home runs, 9 RBIs
    Jerry AdairBALMINL 6-10 @MIN4230024000000000422 home runs
    Earl RobinsonBALCHAW 6-4 vs CHA3000002101000000311st career stolen base
    Dick HydeBALBOSW 5-4 vs BOS11100001000000001551st career stolen base
    Jerry AdairBALBOSL 0-5 vs BOS4000000000400000614 strikeouts
    Jackie BrandtBALCHAW 6-0 @CHA42400000010000004254 hits
    Brooks RobinsonBALCHAW 6-0 @CHA4121001000000011500500th career game
    Dick WilliamsBALCHAL 4-9 @CHA30100020000000207352 sacrifice flies
    Gus TriandosBALWS2W 8-7 vs WS242200230000000008442 home runs
    Earl RobinsonBALMINL 4-5 @MIN4231013100100000451st career home run
    Russ SnyderBALMINW 11-5 @MIN52410000000000002364 hits
    Gus TriandosBALMINW 8-2 @MIN51320050001000008535 RBIs
    Steve BarberBALLAAW 8-6 @LAA2110011000100100451st career home run
    Marv ThroneberryBALKC1W 5-3 @KC142300230001000003002 home runs
    Jim GentileBALKC1W 7-2 @KC152300250000000002212 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jim GentileBALDETL 5-6 vs DET41110011010000002241st career stolen base
    Jim GentileBALDETL 8-11 vs DET53400240011000002252 home runs, 4 hits
    Gus TriandosBALCLEW 5-1 vs CLE42200240000000008632 home runs
    Steve BarberBALKC1W 8-0 vs KC11000000000000300503 sacrifice hits
    Jim GentileBALDETL 8-15 @DET52300240001000002342 home runs
    Hank FoilesBALNYAW 4-0 @NYA42200230001000004622 home runs
    Brooks RobinsonBALLAAL 2-4 vs LAA40000000004000005674 strikeouts
    Jackie BrandtBALKC1L 5-6 vs KC123200220020000004952 home runs
    Milt PappasBALKC1W 8-0 vs KC140000000004000001084 strikeouts
    Jackie BrandtBALBOSW 6-5 vs BOS5110000000100001500500th career game
    Brooks RobinsonBALBOSW 6-5 vs BOS50400010000000005754 hits
    Jim GentileBALKC1W 7-5 @KC163410230001000002682 home runs, 4 hits
    Milt PappasBALMINW 3-0 @MIN42200220000000001112 home runs
    Ron HansenBALLAAW 8-1 @LAA51400140000000002944 hits
    Jim GentileBALLAAL 5-6 @LAA42200230000000002742 home runs
    Brooks RobinsonBALCLEL 4-5 vs CLE42200220001000005932 home runs
    Charlie LauBALDETW 6-3 vs DET4120013000100000931st career home run
    Jim LehewBALCLEL 0-5 @CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Russ SnyderBALNYAW 5-3 vs NYA42400120000000003074 hits
    Brooks RobinsonBALCHAW 8-6 @CHA51401030000000006134 hits
    Boog PowellBALNYAL 2-3 @NYA100000000010000011st career game
    Boog PowellBALNYAW 3-2 @NYA401000100010000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    John PapaBALLAAL 2-7 vs LAA 0.11111010002000--10-01st career game
    Steve BarberBALMINW 8-0 vs MINWSHO950006420033000--3711-7Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BarberBALKC1W 6-0 @KC1W 9500021000035000--4113-910 Strikeouts
    Chuck EstradaBALLAAW 2-0 vs LAAWSHO9200061200238000--4721-1512 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Chuck EstradaBALCHAW 8-2 vs CHAWCG932206700136000--4822-153-hitter
    Milt PappasBALCLEW 5-0 vs CLEWSHO940002800032000--10845-33Complete game/Shutout
    Hal BrownBALKC1W 5-0 vs KC1WSHO940000400031000--26968-58Complete game/Shutout
    Milt PappasBALKC1W 7-2 vs KC1WCG922105000033000--10946-332-hitter
    Steve BarberBALKC1W 8-0 vs KC1WSHO940002220035000--5620-13Complete game/Shutout
    Chuck EstradaBALMINL 3-4 vs MINL 8.2444041000034000--5826-1710 Strikeouts
    Hal BrownBALMINW 3-0 vs MINWSHO980001500035000--27370-58Complete game/Shutout
    Jack FisherBALLAAW 3-0 vs LAAWSHO950001400031000--9318-27Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BarberBALKC1W 7-0 vs KC1WSHO930003400029000--6223-16Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Milt PappasBALKC1W 8-0 vs KC1WSHO960001100133000--11548-36Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BarberBALBOSW 6-5 vs BOSWCG116530111110251000--6324-1611 Strikeouts
    Chuck EstradaBALWS2W 9-3 @WS2W 9533151200036000--6228-1812 Strikeouts
    Milt PappasBALMINW 3-0 @MINW 9200031100133000--11850-3711 Strikeouts
    Steve BarberBALCLEW 1-0 vs CLEWSHO1150001400038000--6726-17Complete game/Shutout
    Chuck EstradaBALDETW 1-0 vs DETW 8.2300021100031000--6530-1911 Strikeouts
    Jim LehewBALCLEL 0-5 @CLE 11000000004000--10-01st career game
    Steve BarberBALNYAW 1-0 vs NYAWSHO940003200035000--7127-18Complete game/Shutout
    Jack FisherBALNYAW 5-3 vs NYAWCG933011600031000--10223-293-hitter


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