1961 Orlando Dodgers Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 66-74
Finished 4th in the FSL
Manager: Ed Serrano (66-74)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: Orlando, Florida
Ballpark: Tinker Field
Attendance: 13,554, Avg. 194
1961 Orlando Dodgers Statistics

The Orlando Dodgers of the Florida State League ended the 1961 season with a record of 66 wins and 74 losses, finishing fourth in the FSL.

The Dodgers scored 582 runs and allowed 641 runs. Robert Williams accounted for 57 RBI. John Castro led all regular batters by hitting .260. Pete Cianflone topped the team with 18 wins, while James Farland, too added 15 or more wins, too Pete Cianflone registered a 2.12 earned run average, best among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1961 Orlando Dodgers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Bill Kelso, Gene Brabender and Jack Billingham.

Ed Serrano served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Carmelo AquinoRRNovember 30, 19415'11"160, PR
James BaileyRRApril 11, 19406'2"185
Lowell BarnhartRRNovember 26, 19326'2"190
Jack BillinghamRRFebruary 21, 19436'4"195Orlando, FL US
Gene BrabenderRRAugust 16, 19416'5"225Madison, WI US
John BrancifortiRRFebruary 15, 19406'0"178
John CastroRRMay 19, 19406'1"180
Pete CianfloneLLSeptember 19, 19375'10"155Montreal, QC CA
Gene ConawayRRDecember 8, 19415'11"180
George CostnerRRNovember 8, 19395'11"173
Rufus CoxRRJuly 14, 19415'11"165
William DeFoorRLDecember 2, 19416'3"195
Jerry DinglerRR6'0"180
Robert EbkerRR6'4"205
James FarlandSLOctober 1, 19386'1"190
Joseph ForchioneRRSeptember 24, 19416'1"185
William GranokRRNovember 14, 19426'4"215
Anthony HopeyLL6'1"185
Pfilip HuntRR5'9"168
Lee JensenRRAugust 15, 19406'1"175
Bill KelsoRRFebruary 19, 19406'4"215Kansas City, MO US
Frederick LawhonLL6'1"175
Ronald LikesLL5'11"175
Joseph McCallLL6'2"174
James MooreLR6'4"185
Marcus NeeseLL5'10"180
Rolland PetranovichRRMay 12, 19426'1"175
Allan RiffleLL5'10"165
Gerald RossRRJune 25, 19416'1"190
John RussellRR6'2"190
Gordon ScottRR6'0"175
Leonard StulcRR6'0"195
Robert WilliamsLR6'0"190

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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