1961 Kansas City Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 61-100
Finished 9th in the AL
Manager: Joe Gordon (26-33)
Manager: Hank Bauer (35-67)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1961 Kansas City Athletics Roster
1961 Kansas City Athletics Results

The Kansas City Athletics of the American League ended the 1961 season with a record of 61 wins and 100 losses, finishing ninth in the AL. Joe Gordon and Hank Bauer coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Norm Bass1111.5004.6940239620170.716498891782074405744
Bob Shaw910.4744.3126241600150.316587721358260704672
Jim Archer915.3753.2039277925205.3204997311606110542879
Jerry Walker814.3644.82362410402168.01611009023962561009758
Joe Nuxhall58.3855.3437139101128.013581761265281316580
Bud Daley48.3334.951610420163.7844635622236500296
Bill Kunkel34.4295.185822600488.710358511132246008396
Ray Herbert36.3335.381312010083.710356501030134210381
Dave Wickersham21.6675.141701100221.02512120511020190
Lew Krausse25.2864.85128121055.7493330346032102255
Ed Rakow28.2004.7645118101124.713180661449181808556
Bill Fischer101.0003.861501000221.026992601200189
Don Larsen101.0004.2081500015.0219721101310275
Gerry Staley11.5003.602301500230.0321512410116203132
John Wyatt002.455050017.3832040610135
Ed Keegan004.506050016.0653050300128
Bill Kirk0012.001100003.0644210300017
Mickey McDermott0014.294010005.7141290100301341
Dan Pfister0015.432000002.3544240300116
Paul Giel0037.801000001.7677130100013
Ken Johnson04.00010.616110009.3111111270400045
Art Ditmar05.0005.67205200154.0603434623119201242
Totals61100.3794.74430162130325231415.0151986374614162921703537586340

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Dick Howser1587196111081712963453799238.280.377.362.73922185830
Jerry Lumpe14862756981167299354104839.293.348.392.740223102440
Norm Siebern153649560681663651898248291.296.384.475.85926641063
Leo Posada1164003443787104753003684.253.321.366.687126844121
Wayne Causey1043613123786141849003728.276.348.404.75212650840
Haywood Sullivan1173793314280162640104645.242.333.356.69011890110
Deron Johnson833032833161113842011444.216.252.360.61210291141
Joe Pignatano922922433159103422223642.243.347.358.7058704722
Bobby Del Greco742762393455141521103031.230.317.360.6778641512
Gene Stephens62203183223861426321627.208.279.317.5965822200
Jim Rivera64165141203480210622414.241.352.340.6924830000
Jay Hankins761901732332033620817.185.225.272.4974731800
Marv Throneberry40150130173121624001930.238.336.408.7435340101
Andy Carey39142123203062311001523.244.336.398.7344932200
Reno Bertoia3913712012292001310915.242.286.258.5443160440
Hank Bauer431181061128313181098.264.319.396.7154210210
Lou Klimchock571281218264111600513.215.244.289.5333510110
Bill Tuttle259584152222080099.262.333.333.6672820200
Joe Nuxhall5676655192121300618.292.352.446.7982920500
Jerry Walker45686461620070039.250.284.281.5651810100
Al Pilarcik35696091211091067.200.269.250.5191530210
Bob Boyd26504871120090212.229.240.271.5111310010
Bob Shaw28565551100000006.200.200.200.4001120100
Charlie Shoemaker7282651020010022.385.429.462.8901210000
Frank Cipriani1338362900020024.250.289.250.539910000
Wes Covington1750443700160047.159.260.227.4871022000
Norm Bass41635947001600134.119.133.169.3031000300
Don Larsen1822202600140015.300.333.450.783900100
Jim Archer39726324100200219.063.091.079.170500610
Billy Bryan921192300120027.158.238.316.554610000
Ozzie Virgil1121211300000003.143.143.143.286350000
Gordon MacKenzie1125241300010016.125.160.125.285310000
Ray Herbert1331281310040015.107.138.143.281400200
Ed Rakow45342943000200110.103.129.103.232310310
Dave Wickersham17331210030000.667.6671.0001.667300000
Chuck Essegian4761210010012.333.429.500.929300000
Art Ditmar2014120200010012.167.231.167.397200100
Lew Krausse1319170200000018.118.167.118.284200100
Bud Daley1621181200010022.111.200.111.311220100
Mickey McDermott7650110010012.200.333.400.733200000
Bill Kunkel581082100000014.125.222.125.347100100
Bobby Prescott1014120100000025.083.214.083.298110000
Stan Johnson3531000000021.000.400.000.400010000
Gerry Staley23211000000010.000.500.000.500000000
Clint Courtney1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bill Fischer15320000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Ken Johnson6110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dan Pfister2000000000000000000
Bill Kirk1000000000000000000
Ed Keegan6000000000000000000
Paul Giel1000000000000000000
John Wyatt5000000000000000000
Totals211261645423683134221647906315822580770.247.320.354.675192210725894710


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Norm Siebern1B109107929.3907761188.9899.5209.0180000
Marv Throneberry1B3026235.024125131.9961.1878.8670000
Haywood Sullivan1B161094.710112212.9831.7437.0630000
Lou Klimchock1B111082.078424.9769.0007.4550000
Bob Boyd1B8755.0442041.0007.5275.7500000
Deron Johnson1B3219.0112021.0006.1584.3330000
Jerry Lumpe2B1471461271.040342618105.9795.8705.6390000
Charlie Shoemaker2B6653.01718031.0005.9435.8330000
Wayne Causey2B9447.0171012.9645.1703.0000000
Reno Bertoia2B6643.01213051.0005.2334.1670000
Lou Klimchock2B101.001001.0009.0001.0000000
Wayne Causey3B8877655.31021931420.9554.0513.3520000
Andy Carey3B3935310.03270612.9442.9612.6150000
Reno Bertoia3B2929244.3277066.9423.5733.3450000
Deron Johnson3B1914141.0174335.9523.8303.1580000
Lou Klimchock3B6542.03640.6921.9291.5000000
Ozzie Virgil3B4221.02721.8183.8572.2500000
Joe Pignatano3B201.310001.0006.750.5000000
Haywood SullivanC8878689.33873277.9845.4714.761922261739.5
Joe PignatanoC8374629.73793597.9795.9174.988725221337.1
Gordon MacKenzieC7547.0223021.0004.7873.57101200.0
Billy BryanC4434.0161001.0004.5004.2501100
Ozzie VirgilC3115.081001.0005.4003.00003200.0
Leo PosadaOF10293805.3205860.9732.3802.0880000
Bobby Del GrecoOF7367584.3168832.9832.7112.4110000
Deron JohnsonOF5956467.3104660.9482.1181.8640000
Gene StephensOF5447409.3114644.9682.6382.2220000
Jay HankinsOF6542407.097130.9702.1671.5080000
Norm SiebernOF4744359.083311.9892.1561.8300000
Jim RiveraOF4334299.751010.9811.5321.1860000
Hank BauerOF3524223.044220.9581.8571.3140000
Bill TuttleOF2523199.058030.9512.6232.3200000
Al PilarcikOF2112113.3312011.0002.6211.5710000
Wes CovingtonOF121191.0140001.0001.3851.1670000
Frank CiprianiOF11879.0200001.0002.2781.8180000
Marv ThroneberryOF101078.7160001.0001.8311.6000000
Lou KlimchockOF7757.0110001.0001.7371.5710000
Haywood SullivanOF5328.06010.8571.9291.2000000
Bobby PrescottOF2218.00000.000.0000000
Don LarsenOF119.030001.0003.0003.0000000
Chuck EssegianOF119.040001.0004.0004.0000000
Stan JohnsonOF218.00000.000.0000000
Jim ArcherP3927205.363622.9551.8411.0770000
Norm BassP4023170.751722.9171.160.5500000
Jerry WalkerP3624168.0931041.0002.1431.1110000
Bob ShawP2624150.3152322.9502.2751.4620000
Joe NuxhallP3713128.0101331.8851.617.6220000
Ed RakowP4511124.7121913.9692.238.6890000
Bill KunkelP58288.7101332.8852.335.3970000
Ray HerbertP131283.7615001.0002.2591.6150000
Bud DaleyP161063.761221.9002.5451.1250000
Lew KrausseP12855.71410.833.808.4170000
Art DitmarP20554.05710.9232.000.6000000
Gerry StaleyP23030.018021.0002.700.3910000
Dave WickershamP17021.00510.8332.143.2940000
Bill FischerP15021.014001.0002.143.3330000
Don LarsenP8115.014001.0003.000.6250000
Ken JohnsonP619.314001.0004.821.8330000
John WyattP507.30210.6672.455.4000000
Ed KeeganP606.010001.0001.500.1670000
Mickey McDermottP405.71010.5001.588.2500000
Bill KirkP113.00000.000.0000000
Dan PfisterP202.30000.000.0000000
Paul GielP101.70000.000.0000000
Dick HowserSS1571561348.02994273885.9504.8474.6240000
Wayne CauseySS11667.0142513.9755.2393.5450000
Totals1891145812735.042601755175431.9724.2513.1811752523036.6




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