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1961 American League Leaders

1961 American League Teams, Rosters and Statistics
1961 American League Standings

Hits Leaders

PlayerTeamHits2B3BHR
Norm CashDetroit Tigers19322841
Brooks RobinsonBaltimore Orioles1923877
Al KalineDetroit Tigers19041719
Tito FranconaCleveland Indians17830816
Bobby RichardsonNew York Yankees1731753
Jake WoodDetroit Tigers171171411
Lenny GreenMinnesota Twins1712879
Dick HowserKansas City Athletics1712963
Luis AparicioChicago White Sox1702446
Tony KubekNew York Yankees1703868

Doubles Leaders

PlayerTeam2B
Al KalineDetroit Tigers41
Tony KubekNew York Yankees38
Brooks RobinsonBaltimore Orioles38
Norm SiebernKansas City Athletics36
Vic PowerCleveland Indians34
Carl YastrzemskiBoston Red Sox31
Tito FranconaCleveland Indians30
Danny O'ConnellWashington Senators30
Rocky ColavitoDetroit Tigers30
Al SmithChicago White Sox29
John RomanoCleveland Indians29
Dick HowserKansas City Athletics29
Jerry LumpeKansas City Athletics29
Ken HuntLos Angeles Angels29

Triples Leaders

PlayerTeam3B
Jake WoodDetroit Tigers14
Jerry LumpeKansas City Athletics9
Marty KeoughWashington Senators9
Tito FranconaCleveland Indians8
Norm CashDetroit Tigers8
Jim LandisChicago White Sox8
Jim PiersallCleveland Indians7
Al KalineDetroit Tigers7
Lenny GreenMinnesota Twins7
Harmon KillebrewMinnesota Twins7
Brooks RobinsonBaltimore Orioles7
Floyd RobinsonChicago White Sox7

Home Run Leaders

PlayerTeamHR
Roger MarisNew York Yankees61
Mickey MantleNew York Yankees54
Harmon KillebrewMinnesota Twins46
Jim GentileBaltimore Orioles46
Rocky ColavitoDetroit Tigers45
Norm CashDetroit Tigers41
Bob AllisonMinnesota Twins29
Al SmithChicago White Sox28
Leon WagnerLos Angeles Angels28
Bill SkowronNew York Yankees28

RBI Leaders

PlayerTeamRBI
Roger MarisNew York Yankees142
Jim GentileBaltimore Orioles141
Rocky ColavitoDetroit Tigers140
Norm CashDetroit Tigers132
Mickey MantleNew York Yankees128
Harmon KillebrewMinnesota Twins122
Bob AllisonMinnesota Twins105
Norm SiebernKansas City Athletics98
Willie KirklandCleveland Indians95
Al SmithChicago White Sox93

Wins Leaders

PlayerTeamWL
Whitey FordNew York Yankees254
Frank LaryDetroit Tigers239
Steve BarberBaltimore Orioles1812
Jim BunningDetroit Tigers1711
Ralph TerryNew York Yankees163
Chuck EstradaBaltimore Orioles159
Mudcat GrantCleveland Indians159
Don SchwallBoston Red Sox157
Camilo PascualMinnesota Twins1516
Don MossiDetroit Tigers157
Luis ArroyoNew York Yankees155

ERA Leaders

PlayerTeamERA
Dick DonovanWashington Senators2.40
Bill StaffordNew York Yankees2.68
Don MossiDetroit Tigers2.96
Milt PappasBaltimore Orioles3.04
Juan PizarroChicago White Sox3.05
Ralph TerryNew York Yankees3.15
Hal BrownBaltimore Orioles3.19
Jim BunningDetroit Tigers3.19
Jim ArcherKansas City Athletics3.20
Whitey FordNew York Yankees3.21

Shutout Leaders

PlayerTeamSHO
Steve BarberBaltimore Orioles8
Camilo PascualMinnesota Twins8
Milt PappasBaltimore Orioles4
Jim BunningDetroit Tigers4
Frank LaryDetroit Tigers4
Hal BrownBaltimore Orioles3
Mudcat GrantCleveland Indians3
Pedro RamosMinnesota Twins3
Whitey FordNew York Yankees3
Bill StaffordNew York Yankees3

Strikeout Leaders

PlayerTeamSO
Camilo PascualMinnesota Twins221
Whitey FordNew York Yankees209
Jim BunningDetroit Tigers194
Juan PizarroChicago White Sox188
Ken McBrideLos Angeles Angels180
Pedro RamosMinnesota Twins174
Gary BellCleveland Indians163
Bill MonbouquetteBoston Red Sox161
Chuck EstradaBaltimore Orioles160
Steve BarberBaltimore Orioles150

Save Leaders

PlayerTeamSV
Luis ArroyoNew York Yankees29
Hoyt WilhelmBaltimore Orioles18
Mike FornielesBoston Red Sox15
Ray MooreMinnesota Twins14
Terry FoxDetroit Tigers12
Art FowlerLos Angeles Angels11
Dave SislerWashington Senators11
Turk LownChicago White Sox11
Frank FunkCleveland Indians11
Tom MorganLos Angeles Angels10