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1961 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-83 .484
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 737-752 -15
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes, Mel Harder
General Manager: Frank Lane (1961-01-02), Gabe Paul
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 725,547 13/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Mel McGaha
Assistant Coach: Luke Appling
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
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 Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Tito FranconaOF2759287178
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8
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16
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852156524312311.301.363.459822.159.255.3070.9337.0272667
10Vic Power1B3356364151
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34
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4
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5
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634338161581219.268.309.369678.101.171.2640.42112.6208622
5Bubba Phillips3B3354664144
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23
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1
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18
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72102961547314.264.305.408713.145.200.2682.1030.3223590
8Willie KirklandOF2752584136
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22
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5
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27
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9570487714473.259.318.474792.215.320.2551.6019.4249585
16Johnny Temple2B3351873143
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22
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3
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3
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30956136017212.276.351.347698.071.197.2910.59172.7180588
3Woodie HeldSS2950967136
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23
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5
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23
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7800691113113614.267.354.468822.200.336.2971.6122.1238590
11Johnny RomanoC2650976152
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1
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80006160531410.299.377.483860.185.305.3030.9824.2246580
37Jim PiersallOF3148481156
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40824346214318.322.378.442820.120.221.3451.0780.7214536
1,7Mike De la HozSS-2B221732045
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230071020014.260.295.370665.110.150.2611.4357.764183
30Chuck EssegianOF291662548
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3500103310136.289.328.560888.271.331.2903.3013.893181
36Don DillardOF241472740
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5
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07
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1700152801001.272.340.449789.177.279.2951.8721.066162
33Mudcat GrantP2588815
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2
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60042900512.170.204.227431.057.102.2377.2588.02098
15Valmy ThomasC3286718
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02
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6006700007.209.261.314575.105.174.2081.1743.02792
39Gary BellP2481816
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0090041700910.198.233.210443.012.062.2464.25--1795
31Jim PerryP2573412
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0030011400502.164.176.192368.027.041.20314.00--1479
2Ken Aspromonte2B2970516
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05006300113.229.286.343629.114.200.2350.50--2478
4Bob NiemanOF3465223
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02
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10107400000.354.417.538955.185.308.3560.5732.53572
18Barry LatmanP255524
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010031700101.073.121.109230.036.091.1055.67--659
12Walt BondOF235279
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71061010011.173.267.346613.173.308.1711.6726.01860
9Ty ClineOF224399
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2
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1
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01106120000.209.333.302635.093.256.2140.17--1351
6Jack Kubiszyn3B-SS244249
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0000002500001.214.250.214464.000.048.2432.50--944
34Wynn HawkinsP253734
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00010021800302.108.154.108262.000.054.2119.00--442
9Bob Hale273606
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0006001710020.167.200.167367.000.028.1947.00--640
7Hal Jones1B253526
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40021200001.171.216.343559.171.229.1906.0017.51237
29Bobby LockeP271914
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0002001700000.211.250.211461.000.053.3337.00--420
32Al LuplowOF221801
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0000002600000.056.150.056206.000.111.0833.00--120
38Frank FunkP251711
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00020011000000.059.111.059170.000.059.14310.00--118
22Dick StigmanP251612
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0001000700001.125.125.125250.000.000.222----216
23Johnny AntonelliP311544
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000000300100.267.267.400667.133.133.333----616
24Bob AllenP231202
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000000500100.167.167.250417.083.083.286----313
4Joe MorganOF301002
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0000001300000.200.273.200473.000.100.2863.00--211
27Bill DaileyP262000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
17Sam McDowellP182000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
27Steve HamiltonP25111
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
20Russ HemanP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
23Joe SchaffernothP231000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals19535609737149325739150682341149272028337350133.266.323.406729.140.232.2801.4637.422786224
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Mudcat Grant251593.86353511300244207118105321091468031.297.601.184.005.361.34
39Gary Bell2412164.11343411200228214125104321001633061.388.451.263.956.431.63
31Jim Perry2510174.70353561002232381321172887905061.459.561.133.503.621.03
18Barry Latman251354.02451842125176163847923541086051.238.291.172.755.492.00
34Wynn Hawkins25794.063021318113313972601659513121.499.411.083.993.450.86
29Bobby Locke27444.55374001729511250481240374021.6010.611.143.793.510.93
38Frank Funk2511113.3356000431192793534931643141.207.730.883.036.262.06
24Bob Allen23323.734800017381964234740424011.6610.540.774.394.611.05
22Dick Stigman25254.64226005064653533925483001.419.141.273.526.751.92
23Johnny Antonelli31046.56117000048683935818231011.7912.751.503.384.311.28
27Bill Dailey26100.95120001001916420672001.167.580.002.843.321.17
23Joe Schaffernoth23014.761500080171611921491001.768.471.067.414.760.64
20Russ Heman28003.60600061108440840011.607.200.007.203.600.50
17Sam McDowell18000.0011000063000550001.334.500.007.507.501.00
27Steve Hamilton25003.0020000032110341101.676.000.009.0012.001.33
Pitching Totals78834.153891613591262314431426752665178599801443311.408.891.113.745.001.34


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