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1961 Cleveland IndiansAmerican League (MLB)
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Russ Heman played for the 1961 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record78-83 (5th)League Rank5thMLB Rank11th
BallparkCleveland Municipal Stadium
ManagerJimmy Dykes,Mel HarderGeneral Manager
CoachesLuke Appling (Assistant Coach), Mel Harder (Pitching Coach), Mel McGaha (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance725,547 (Rank: 13th)
Years Available1879-2018

Team History -- 1961 Statistics -- 1961 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1961 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Tito FranconaofL271555928717830816852156524123311.301.363.459.82227254667.307.158.255.3648.47.80.92.437.030.3    
10Vic Power1bR33147563641513445634338161812519.268.309.369.67820843622.264.101.171.2996.12.60.40.8112.628.5    
5Bubba Phillips3bR33143546641442311872102961573414.264.305.408.71322342590.268.144.200.3144.910.32.13.130.329.2    
8Willie KirklandofL2714652584136225279570487714743.259.318.474.79224954585.255.215.320.3448.213.21.64.619.439.7    
16Johnny Temple2bR3312951873143223330956136072112.276.351.347.69818028588.291.071.197.32010.46.10.60.5172.719.6    
11Johnny RomanocR26142509761522912180006160514310.299.377.483.86024651580.303.184.305.37910.510.31.03.624.233.6
1954-   UDFA-CHA
 
3Woodie HeldssR2914650967136235237800691113361114.267.354.468.82223851590.297.201.336.35711.718.81.63.922.137.5    
37Jim PiersallofR3112148481156267640824346243118.322.378.442.82021439536.345.120.221.3658.08.61.11.180.725.0    
1,7Mike De la Hozss-2bR226117320451003230071020104.260.295.370.6656413183.261.110.150.2973.85.51.41.657.728.9
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Chuck EssegianofR2960166254871123500103311306.289.328.560.8889320181.290.271.331.3815.518.23.36.613.841.7    
36Don DillardofL247414727405071700152800011.272.340.449.7896612162.295.177.279.3499.317.31.94.321.030.0
1955-   UDFA-CLE
 
33Mudcat GrantpR25488881520160042905102.170.204.227.43120398.237.057.102.1974.129.67.31.088.020.0    
15Valmy ThomascR3227867183026006700007.209.261.314.57527592.208.105.174.2616.57.61.22.243.027.8    
39Gary BellpR24348181610090041709100.198.233.210.44317195.246.012.062.2064.217.94.30.00.06.3    
31Jim PerrypB25357341220030011405002.164.176.192.36814279.203.028.041.1661.317.714.00.00.016.7
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
2Ken Aspromonte2bR2922705166105006301103.229.286.343.62924778.235.114.200.2827.73.90.50.00.043.8    
4Bob NiemanofR34396522360210107400000.354.417.538.95535872.356.184.308.4219.75.60.62.832.534.8    
18Barry LatmanpR2545552401010031701001.073.121.109.2306159.105.036.091.1115.128.85.70.00.025.0    
12Walt BondofL2338527911271061010101.173.267.346.61318460.171.173.308.27610.016.71.73.326.044.4
1957-   UDFA-CLE
 
9Ty ClineofR221243992101106120000.209.333.302.63513351.214.093.256.30111.82.00.20.00.033.3
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
6Jack Kubiszyn3b-ssR242542490000002500001.214.250.214.4649044.243.000.048.2174.611.42.50.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Wynn HawkinspR2530373400010021803002.108.154.108.2624042.211.000.054.1294.842.99.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-CLE
 
9Bob Hale1bL274236060006001710200.167.200.167.3676040.194.000.028.1722.517.57.00.00.00.0    
7Hal Jones1bR2512352600240021200001.171.216.343.55912237.190.172.229.2485.432.46.05.417.533.3
1956-   UDFA-KC1
 
29Bobby LockepR273719140002001700000.211.250.211.4614020.333.000.053.2165.035.07.00.00.00.0
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
32Al LuplowofL22518010000002600000.056.150.056.2061020.083.000.111.11610.030.03.00.00.00.0
1959-   UDFA-CLE
 
38Frank FunkpR2556171100020011000000.059.111.059.1701018.143.000.059.0905.655.610.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-NY1
 
22Dick StigmanpL252216120001000700001.125.125.125.2502016.222.000.000.1130.043.80.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-CLE
 
23Johnny AntonellipL311215442000000301000.267.267.400.6676216.333.133.133.2910.018.80.00.00.050.0    
24Bob AllenpL234812021000000501000.167.167.250.4173113.286.083.083.1820.038.50.00.00.050.0
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
4Joe MorganofL30410020000001300000.200.273.200.4732011.286.000.100.2299.127.33.00.00.00.0
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
27Bill DaileypR26122000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
17Sam McDowellpL1812000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
20Russ HemanpR2861000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1952-   UDFA-CHA
 
23Joe SchaffernothpR23151000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
27Steve HamiltonpL25211100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9040.00.00.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
Batting Totals: (36 players)1615609737149325739150682341149272028735033133.266.326.406.73222784466252.280.406.232.0007.911.51.52.437.429.9 

1961 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
33Mudcat GrantR25STMLB1593.863535011300244.2207118105321091468001.297.611.184.015.371.344.34.6254.42    
39Gary BellR24STMLB12164.103434011200228.1214125104321001633001.388.441.263.946.421.634.93.4294.28    
31Jim PerryR25STMLB10174.71353506100223.22381321172887905001.469.581.133.503.621.035.31.3704.56
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
18Barry LatmanR25S/RMLB1354.0245182742125176.2163847923541086001.238.301.172.755.502.004.28.7223.96    
34Wynn HawkinsR25S/RMLB794.06302193181133.013972601659513101.499.411.083.993.450.864.87.4384.70
1955-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Bobby LockeR27RelMLB444.53374330017295.111250481240374001.6010.571.133.783.490.934.72.5004.69
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
38Frank FunkR25R/CLMLB11113.315605600431192.1793534931643101.197.700.883.026.242.063.41.5003.46
1954-   UDFA-NY1
 
24Bob AllenL23RelMLB323.75480480017381.2964234740424001.6710.580.774.414.631.054.63.6004.13
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
22Dick StigmanL25S/RMLB254.6222616005064.1653533925483001.409.091.263.506.721.924.90.2864.07
1954-   UDFA-CLE
 
23Johnny AntonelliL31S/RMLB046.561174000048.0683935818231001.7912.751.503.384.311.287.31.0004.91    
27Bill DaileyR26RelMLB100.95120120010019.016420672001.167.580.002.843.321.171.891.0002.78
1953-   UDFA-CLE
 
23Joe SchaffernothR23RelMLB014.7615015008017.01611921491001.768.471.067.414.760.645.82.0005.52
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
20Russ HemanR28RelMLB003.60606006110.08440840001.607.200.007.203.600.503.60.0004.17
1952-   UDFA-CHA
 
17Sam McDowellL18STMLB000.0011000006.13000550001.314.260.007.117.111.000.00.0003.36
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
27Steve HamiltonL25RelMLB003.0020200003.02110341101.676.000.009.0012.001.333.00.0002.91
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
Pitching Totals: (15 players)78834.15161161228359126231443142675266517859980144301.408.891.113.745.001.344.69.484  

1961 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PFrank Funk25MLBp56-9214112027.9260.450.27---56100.034.8Fielding by Day
PBob Allen23MLBp48-8141400181.0000.380.22---48100.029.8Fielding by Day
PBarry Latman25MLBp45-17610132225.9200.510.13---45100.028.0Fielding by Day
PBobby Locke27MLBp37-9592000291.0000.780.31---37100.023.0Fielding by Day
PMudcat Grant25MLBp35-24425362463.9681.740.25---4872.921.7Fielding by Day
PJim Perry25MLBp35-22317375559.9151.540.24---35100.021.7Fielding by Day
PGary Bell24MLBp34-22826241151.9801.470.22---34100.021.1Fielding by Day
PWynn Hawkins25MLBp30-13311183132.9060.970.22---30100.018.6Fielding by Day
PDick Stigman25MLBp22-6421200141.0000.640.22---22100.013.7Fielding by Day
PJoe Schaffernoth23MLBp15-1716108.8750.470.41---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PBill Dailey26MLBp12-19250071.0000.580.37---12100.07.5Fielding by Day
PJohnny Antonelli31MLBp11-481111213.9231.090.25---1291.76.8Fielding by Day
PRuss Heman28MLBp6-10120031.0000.500.30---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PSteve Hamilton25MLBp2-3110021.0001.000.67---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PSam McDowell18MLBp1-6020021.0002.000.33---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohnny Romano26MLBc141--7525898819.9895.740.00--1014299.387.6Fielding by Day
CValmy Thomas32MLBc27--1511726170.9886.220.00--427100.016.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BVic Power33MLB1b141--115414281011304.9949.190.00---14795.987.6Fielding by Day
1BTito Francona27MLBof-1b14--106649116.9668.000.00---1559.08.7Fielding by Day
1BHal Jones25MLB1b10--73321278.9747.600.00---1283.36.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJohnny Temple33MLB2b129--2393171879574.9694.310.00---129100.080.1Fielding by Day
2BKen Aspromonte29MLB2b21--29503882.9633.760.00---2295.513.0Fielding by Day
2BMike De la Hoz22MLBp17--25382265.9693.710.00---6127.910.6Fielding by Day
2BVic Power33MLB1b7--20222744.9556.000.00---1474.84.3Fielding by Day
2BJack Kubiszyn24MLBss-3b2--130041.0002.000.00---258.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBubba Phillips33MLB3b-of143--1882461923453.9583.030.00---143100.088.8Fielding by Day
3BMike De la Hoz22MLBp16--13181232.9691.940.00---6126.29.9Fielding by Day
3BJack Kubiszyn24MLBss-3b8--81800261.0003.250.00---2532.05.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSWoodie Held29MLBss-of144--2583932790678.9604.520.00---14698.689.4Fielding by Day
SSMike De la Hoz22MLBp17--396066105.9435.820.00---6127.910.6Fielding by Day
SSJack Kubiszyn24MLBss-3b7--6703131.0001.860.00---2528.04.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFTito Francona27MLBof-1b138--289541298.9872.130.00---15589.085.7Fielding by Day
OFWillie Kirkland27MLBof138--2901285310.9742.190.00---14694.585.7Fielding by Day
OFJim Piersall31MLBof120--328933340.9912.810.00---12199.274.5Fielding by Day
OFChuck Essegian29MLBof49--8553193.9681.840.00---6081.730.4Fielding by Day
OFDon Dillard24MLBof39--68000681.0001.740.00---7452.724.2Fielding by Day
OFWalt Bond23MLBof-1b12--17100181.0001.500.00---3831.67.5Fielding by Day
OFTy Cline22MLBof12--19000191.0001.580.00---12100.07.5Fielding by Day
OFBob Nieman34MLBof12--2311025.9602.000.00---3930.87.5Fielding by Day
OFAl Luplow22MLBof5--9201111.0002.200.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
OFJoe Morgan30MLB3b2--600061.0003.000.00---450.01.2Fielding by Day

1961 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Luke ApplingAssistant Coach1907-04-02 54High Point,North Carolina MLB1930-19501930-1950   SS
Jimmy DykesManager1896-11-10 64Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1918-19391918-1939   3B-2B
Mel HarderPitching Coach1909-10-15 51Beemer,Nebraska MLB1928-19471928-1947   P
Mel HarderManager1909-10-15 51Beemer,Nebraska MLB1928-19471928-1947   P
Mel McGahaAssistant Coach1926-12-26 34Bastrop,Louisiana --   COACH
Paul O'DeaScout1920-07-03 40Cleveland,Ohio MLB1944-19451944-1945   OF