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1961 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 95–67 (.586)
League place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger
Manager(s) Paul Richards, Lum Harris
Local television WJZ-TV
Local radio WBAL (AM)
(Bob Murphy, Herb Carneal)
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The 1961 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 95 wins and 67 losses, 14 games behind the AL and World Series champion New York Yankees. The team was managed by Paul Richards and Lum Harris, and played their home games at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Roger Maris of the Yankees hit his 59th and 60th home runs of the season against the Orioles, tying what was at the time Babe Ruth's single-season record. The 59th was hit on September 20 at Memorial Stadium,[6] and the 60th was hit on September 26 at Yankee Stadium.

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Jackie Brandt
  • Marv Breeding
  • Jim Gentile
  • Ron Hansen
  • Milt Pappas
  • Brooks Robinson
  • Russ Snyder
  • Gene Stephens
  • Gus Triandos[7]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 109 53 .673 --
Detroit Tigers 101 61 .623 8
Baltimore Orioles 95 67 .586 14
Chicago White Sox 86 76 .531 23
Cleveland Indians 78 83 .484 30.5
Boston Red Sox 76 86 .469 33
Minnesota Twins 70 90 .438 38
Los Angeles Angels 70 91 .435 38.5
Kansas City Athletics 61 100 .379 47.5
Washington Senators 61 100 .379 47.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1961 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Triandos, GusGus Triandos 115 397 97 .244 17 63
1B Gentile, JimJim Gentile 148 486 147 .302 46 141
2B Adair, JerryJerry Adair 133 386 102 .264 9 37
3B Robinson, BrooksBrooks Robinson 163 668 192 .287 7 61
SS Hansen, RonRon Hansen 155 533 132 .248 12 51
LF Williams, DickDick Williams 103 310 64 .206 8 24
CF Brandt, JackieJackie Brandt 139 516 153 .297 16 72
RF Herzog, WhiteyWhitey Herzog 113 323 94 .291 5 35

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Snyder, RussRuss Snyder 115 312 91 .292 1 13
Breeding, MarvMarv Breeding 90 244 51 .209 1 16
Robinson, EarlEarl Robinson 96 222 59 .266 8 30
Philley, DaveDave Philley 99 144 36 .250 1 23
Foiles, HankHank Foiles 43 124 34 .274 6 19
Throneberry, MarvMarv Throneberry 56 96 20 .208 5 11
Busby, JimJim Busby 75 89 23 .258 0 6
Stephens, GeneGene Stephens 32 58 11 .190 0 2
Lau, CharlieCharlie Lau 17 47 8 .170 1 4
Courtney, ClintClint Courtney 22 45 12 .267 0 4
Dropo, WaltWalt Dropo 14 27 7 .259 1 2
Powell, BoogBoog Powell 4 13 1 .077 0 1
Shetrone, BarryBarry Shetrone 3 7 1 .143 0 1
Zupo, FrankFrank Zupo 5 4 2 .500 0 0
Essegian, ChuckChuck Essegian 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 37 248.1 18 12 3.33 150
Estrada, ChuckChuck Estrada 33 212 15 9 3.69 160
Fisher, JackJack Fisher 36 196 10 13 3.90 118
Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 26 177.2 13 9 3.04 89
Brown, HalHal Brown 27 166.2 10 6 3.19 61

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hoeft, BillyBilly Hoeft 35 138 7 4 2.02 100
Hall, DickDick Hall 29 122.1 7 5 3.09 92

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 51 9 7 18 2.30 87
Stock, WesWes Stock 35 5 0 3 3.01 47
Hyde, DickDick Hyde 15 1 2 0 5.57 15
Jones, GordonGordon Jones 3 0 0 1 5.40 4
Lehew, JimJim Lehew 2 0 0 0 0.00 0
Papa, JohnJohn Papa 2 0 0 0 18.00 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Clyde King
AA Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Fred Hatfield
AA Victoria/Ardmore Rosebuds Texas League George Staller
B Tri-City Braves Northwest League Whitey McDowell and Billy DeMars
B Fox Cities Foxes Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Earl Weaver
C Stockton Ports California League Harry Dunlop
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Lou Fitzgerald
D Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Dee Phillips, Walter Youse,
Joe Cusick and Bud Bates
D Leesburg Orioles Florida State League Billy DeMars, Cal Ripken, Sr.
and Ray Scarborough

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Aberdeen

Victoria club moved to Ardmore, May 27, 1961

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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