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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1961 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    7Jerry Adair2B-SS6-0175R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    13Steve BarberP6-0200L-L231960Not draftedMLB--
    25Jackie BrandtOF5-11170R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    1Marv Breeding2B6-0175R-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    28Hal BrownP6-2182R-R361951Not draftedMLB--
    16Jim BusbyOF6-1175R-R341950Not draftedMLB--
    2Clint CourtneyC5-8180L-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    17Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R381949Not draftedMLB--
    10Chuck EssegianOF5-11202R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    23Chuck EstradaP6-1185R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    48Jack FisherP6-2215R-R221959Not draftedMLB--
    36Hank FoilesC6-0195R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    4Jim Gentile1B6-4215L-L271957Not draftedMLB--
    29,38Dick HallP6-6200R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    3Ron HansenSS6-3200R-R231958Not draftedMLB--
    6,27Whitey HerzogOF5-11182L-L291956Not draftedMLB--
    20Billy HoeftP6-3205L-L291952Not draftedMLB--
    38Dick HydeP5-11170R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    19Gordon JonesP6-0190R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    44Charlie LauC6-0190L-L281956Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim LehewP6-0185R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    39John PapaP5-11190R-R201961Not draftedMLB--
    32Milt PappasP6-3190R-R221957Not draftedMLB--
    22Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R411941Not draftedMLB--
    30Boog Powell1B-OF6-4240L-R191961Not draftedMLB--
    5Brooks Robinson3B6-1190R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    14Earl RobinsonOF6-1190R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    40Barry ShetroneOF6-2190L-R221959Not draftedMLB--
    9Russ SnyderOF6-1190L-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    8Gene StephensOF6-3175L-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    18Wes StockP6-2188R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    8Marv Throneberry1B6-0197L-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    11Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R301953Not draftedMLB--
    15Hoyt WilhelmP6-0195R-R371952Not draftedMLB--
    10Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0190R-R321951Not draftedMLB--
    42Frank ZupoC5-11182L-R211957Not draftedMLB--

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