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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
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1961 Baltimore Orioles season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jerry AdairBaltimoreALMLB2B-SS6-0175R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Steve BarberBaltimoreALMLBP6-0200L-L23Not draftedMLB
    Jackie BrandtBaltimoreALMLBOF5-11170R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Marv BreedingBaltimoreALMLB2B6-0175R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Hal BrownBaltimoreALMLBP6-2182R-R36Not draftedMLB
    Jim BusbyBaltimoreALMLBOF6-1175R-R34Not draftedMLB
    Clint CourtneyBaltimoreALMLBC5-8180L-R34Not draftedMLB
    Walt DropoBaltimoreALMLB1B6-5220R-R38Not draftedMLB
    Chuck EssegianBaltimoreALMLBOF5-11202R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Chuck EstradaBaltimoreALMLBP6-1185R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Andy EtchebarrenAberdeenNorthernIndC6-1197R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Jack FisherBaltimoreALMLBP6-2215R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Hank FoilesBaltimoreALMLBC6-0195R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Jim GentileBaltimoreALMLB1B6-4215L-L27Not draftedMLB
    Dick HallBaltimoreALMLBP6-6200R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Larry HaneyBluefieldAppRkC6-2195R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Ron HansenBaltimoreALMLBSS6-3200R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Whitey HerzogBaltimoreALMLBOF5-11182L-L29Not draftedMLB
    Billy HoeftBaltimoreALMLBP6-3205L-L29Not draftedMLB
    Dick HydeBaltimoreALMLBP5-11170R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Gordon JonesBaltimoreALMLBP6-0190R-R31Not draftedMLB
    Darold KnowlesAberdeenNorthernIndP6-0190L-L19Not draftedMLB
    Charlie LauBaltimoreALMLBC6-0190L-L28Not draftedMLB
    Jim LehewBaltimoreALMLBP6-0185R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Dave McNallyFox CitiesIIIBP5-11190R-L18Not draftedMLB
      VictoriaTexAAP                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    John PapaBaltimoreALMLBP5-11190R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Milt PappasBaltimoreALMLBP6-3190R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Dave PhilleyBaltimoreALMLBOF6-0188B-R41Not draftedMLB
    Tom PhoebusLeesburgFSLA+P5-8185R-R19Not draftedMLB
    Boog PowellRochesterILAAA1B-OF6-4240L-R19Not draftedMLB
      BaltimoreALMLB1B-OF                
    Brooks RobinsonBaltimoreALMLB3B6-1190R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Earl RobinsonBaltimoreALMLBOF6-1190R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Barry ShetroneBaltimoreALMLBOF6-2190L-R22Not draftedMLB
    Russ SnyderBaltimoreALMLBOF6-1190L-R27Not draftedMLB
    Gene StephensBaltimoreALMLBOF6-3175L-R28Not draftedMLB
    Wes StockBaltimoreALMLBP6-2188R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Marv ThroneberryBaltimoreALMLB1B6-0197L-L27Not draftedMLB
    Gus TriandosBaltimoreALMLBC6-3215R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Hoyt WilhelmBaltimoreALMLBP6-0195R-R37Not draftedMLB
    Dick WilliamsBaltimoreALMLBOF-3B6-0190R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Frank ZupoBaltimoreALMLBC5-11182L-R21Not draftedMLB


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