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1961 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  95-67   .586
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Paul Richards, Lum Harris
General Manager:   Lee MacPhail
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  951,089
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Philley (41)
Youngest Player:  Boog Powell (19)
Longest Tenure:  Brooks Robinson, Gus Triandos, Hal Brown (7)
Top Hitter:  Jim Gentile (4)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Barber (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.58%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
7Jerry Adair2B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight12/17/193624Sand Springs,OklahomaUDFA 

13Steve BarberPMLB6-0200LeftLeft2/22/193823Takoma Park,Maryland1957UDFA BAL
25Jackie BrandtOFMLB5-11170RightRight4/28/193427Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
1Marv Breeding2BMLB6-0175RightRight3/8/193427Decatur,AlabamaUDFA 
28Hal BrownPMLB6-2182RightRight12/11/192436Greensboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
16Jim BusbyOFMLB6-1175RightRight1/8/192734Kenedy,TexasUDFA 
2Clint CourtneyCMLB5-8180LeftRight3/16/192734Hall Summit,LouisianaUDFA 
17Walt Dropo1BMLB6-5220RightRight1/30/192338Moosup,ConnecticutUDFA 
10Chuck EssegianOFMLB5-11202RightRight8/9/193129Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
23Chuck EstradaPMLB6-1185RightRight2/15/193823San Luis Obispo,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Jack FisherPMLB6-2215RightRight3/4/193922Frostburg,MarylandUDFA 
36Hank FoilesCMLB6-0195RightRight6/10/192932Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
4Jim Gentile1BMLB6-4215LeftLeft6/3/193427San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
29,38Dick HallPMLB6-6200RightRight9/27/193030St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
3Ron HansenSSMLB6-3200RightRight4/5/193823Oxford,NebraskaUDFA 
6,27Whitey HerzogOFMLB5-11182LeftLeft11/9/193129New Athens,IllinoisUDFA 
20Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193229Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
38Dick HydePMLB5-11170RightRight8/3/192832Hindsboro,IllinoisUDFA 
19Gordon JonesPMLB6-0190RightRight4/2/193031Portland,OregonUDFA 
44Charlie LauCMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193328Romulus,MichiganUDFA 
39Jim LehewPMLB6-0185RightRight8/19/193723Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
39John PapaPMLB5-11190RightRight12/5/194020Bridgeport,ConnecticutUDFA 
32Milt PappasPMLB6-3190RightRight5/11/193922Detroit,Michigan1957UDFA BAL
22Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192041Paris,TexasUDFA 
30Boog Powell1B-OFMLB6-4240LeftRight8/17/194119Lakeland,Florida1959UDFA BAL
5Brooks Robinson3BMLB6-1190RightRight5/18/193724Little Rock,Arkansas1955UDFA BAL
14Earl RobinsonOFMLB6-1190RightRight11/3/193624New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
40Barry ShetroneOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/6/193822Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
9Russ SnyderOFMLB6-1190LeftRight6/22/193427Oak,NebraskaUDFA 
8Gene StephensOFMLB6-3175LeftRight1/20/193328Gravette,ArkansasUDFA 
18Wes StockPMLB6-2188RightRight4/10/193427Longview,WashingtonUDFA 
8Marv Throneberry1BMLB6-0197LeftLeft9/2/193327Collierville,TennesseeUDFA 
11Gus TriandosCMLB6-3215RightRight7/30/193030San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Hoyt WilhelmPMLB6-0195RightRight7/26/192337Huntersville,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Dick WilliamsOF-3BMLB6-0190RightRight5/7/192932St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
42Frank ZupoCMLB5-11182LeftRight8/29/193921San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jimmy AdairFirst Base Coach 
Harry BreechenPitching Coach 
Jim BusbyAssistant Coach 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Joe CroghanBroadcaster 
Art EhlersScout 
Lum HarrisManager 
Lee MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Paul RichardsManager 


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