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1961 Rochester Red Wings Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 77-78
Finished 4th in the IL
Manager: Clyde King (77-78)
Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles
Location: Rochester, New York
Ballpark: Silver Stadium
Attendance: 219,944, Avg. 2,838
1961 Rochester Red Wings Roster

Playoffs - Rochester Red Wings 4 games, Columbus Jets 1
Finals - Buffalo Bisons 4 games, Rochester Red Wings 1

The Rochester Red Wings of the International League ended the 1961 season with a record of 77 wins and 78 losses, finishing fourth in the IL.

The Red Wings scored 695 runs, most in the league. Rochester yielded 636 runs. Boog Powell walloped 32 home runs for the team, while Barry Shetrone, Ray Barker, Bob Johnson and Fred Valentine each swatted 20 or more as well. Boog Powell drove in 92 runs and topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .321 clip. Herb Moford led the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.16 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1961 Rochester Red Wings who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Harry Chiti, Ray Barker, John Anderson, Dick Luebke, Chuck Oertel, John Papa, Dave Nicholson, Herb Moford, Mickey McGuire, Roger McCardell, Bob Giggie, Jim Finigan, Clint Courtney, Luke Easter, Joe Durham, Frank Zupo, Bob Trowbridge, Fred Valentine, Ron Samford, Boog Powell, Arnie Portocarrero, Art Quirk, Barry Shetrone, Bob Smith, Johnny Kucks, Dick Hyde, Frank House, Bob Johnson, Stan Jok and Gordon Jones.

Clyde King served as manager.


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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
Herb Moford1513.5363.163634115219.01889477245541581704
John Anderson149.6093.65333271195.0207957920390102310
Art Quirk108.5563.58262494151.0115636018592162306
Johnny Kucks1014.4173.72343392201.0207103831747798514
Artie Kay910.4742.8670000107.0103443410491479002
Gordon Jones88.5004.53381820139.016083701531394204
Dick Luebke32.6003.305910071.0672826724662204
Dick Hyde11.5001.041100026.0136318021100
Arnie Portocarrero11.5001.387013.01522220
Alejandro Castro11.5002.868122.02177291
Bob Giggie13.2504.503320064.0704232921440101
Robert Leopold16.1434.861581050.0573027323139403
Bob Smith210.0
Bob Trowbridge40.0
Joe Durham0030.00
James Craig003.00203.0211020
George Gaffney0018.00102.0444110
John Papa01.00013.50224.0776350
Totals7477.4903.634031550391201267.0123660951113237541855383280

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
Fred Valentine1546746021051612510176486385.267.341.427.7682575225
Boog Powell142545486861562653292053118.321.389.593.9812882225
Barry Shetrone14254247091130157154496287.277.366.434.8002044603
Bob Johnson9139135266117185166553233.332.393.548.9411933403
Ron Kabbes1324694133710916154104373.264.340.344.6841425714
Ray Barker12447641261102113156325458.248.334.398.73216423510
Joe Durham1153783434610122294522869.294.349.449.7981542323
Ron Samford11837433137759353503647.227.302.317.6191051332
Jim Finigan8930026521626132013027.234.318.298.616793111
Luke Easter822292032459131105101949.291.354.512.8661043042
Harry Chiti4618517226568011250724.326.357.564.921972312
Chuck Oertel88232202255610422532534.277.361.396.757802210
Frank House6419117315459232101310.260.305.387.693670144
Frank Zupo401271071222610801618.206.315.280.595302021
Clint Courtney307260513000401113.217.347.217.564131000
Herb Moford38807741200070021.156.156.156.312120300
Mickey McGuire16725961120010138.186.333.220.554130000
Art Quirk39605641030020213.179.207.232.439130200
John Anderson34787071020050219.143.178.171.350121500
Gordon Jones4047415910050211.220.250.244.494100310
Johnny Kucks3773622820040313.129.169.161.331100800
Roger McCardell133735251012018.143.167.257.42490100
Bob Giggie331211231000011.273.333.364.69740000
Dick Hyde1176020000012.333.429.333.76220000
Dave Nicholson1027220210031410.091.222.136.35930010
Cal Ripken112724220012027.083.154.208.36250100
Dick Luebke5987110000003.143.143.143.28610100
Artie Kay7021211100000012.048.048.048.09510000
Arnie Portocarrero7220000.000.000.000.0000
John Papa4110000.000.000.000.0000
Alejandro Castro8660000.000.000.000.0000
Robert Leopold151614000000019.000.067.000.06700100
Totals190257595105693134020745145634310524882.262.334.406.7402072038623045


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Boog Powell1B112777431274.9867.321
Luke Easter1B5335927227.9957.283
Ray Barker1B2413113312.9806.000
Ron Samford2B781792051444.9654.923
Bob Johnson2B43109111331.9875.116
Jim Finigan2B3879100122.9944.711
Ray Barker3B8156130109.9492.296
Bob Johnson3B40355358.9462.200
Jim Finigan3B35184984.8931.914
Ron Samford3B18133122.9572.444
Frank HouseC552711953.9835.2733
Harry ChitiC463282045.9897.5653
Frank ZupoC341971521.9916.2353
Clint CourtneyC1677912.9895.3755
Roger McCardellC11582001.0005.4550
Fred ValentineOF15228210121.9611.921
Barry ShetroneOF1372961462.9812.263
Joe DurhamOF991328041.0001.414
Chuck OertelOF4969210.9861.449
Boog PowellOF4465020.9701.477
Ray BarkerOF19240001.0001.263
Artie KayP7041611.952.286
Dick LuebkeP5909001.000.153
Gordon JonesP3861510.955.553
Herb MofordP36134766.9091.667
Johnny KucksP34104536.9481.618
Bob GiggieP33211011.000.394
John AndersonP3393134.9301.212
Art QuirkP2651721.917.846
Robert LeopoldP152810.909.667
Dick HydeP1117001.000.727
Ron KabbesSS1272003262056.9634.142
Bob JohnsonSS183350310.9654.611
Mickey McGuireSS162842612.9214.375
Totals170038681485139348.9753.1491400

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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