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Kansas City Athletics

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)

1961 Kansas City Athletics Roster
1961 Kansas City Athletics Game-by-Game Results

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


Pitching:

PlayerWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
Norm Bass1111.5004.6940239620170.216498891782074405744
Jim Archer915.3753.2039277925205.1204997311606110542879
Bob Shaw910.4744.3126241600150.116587721358260704672
Jerry Walker814.3644.82362410402168.01611009023962561009758
Joe Nuxhall58.3855.3437139101128.013581761265281316580
Bud Daley48.3334.951610420163.2844635622236500296
Bill Kunkel34.4295.185822600488.210358511132246008396
Ray Herbert36.3335.381312010083.210356501030134210381
Lew Krausse25.2864.85128121055.2493330346032102255
Ed Rakow28.2004.7645118101124.213180661449181808556
Dave Wickersham21.6675.141701100221.02512120511020190
Don Larsen101.0004.2081500015.0219721101310275
Bill Fischer101.0003.861501000221.026992601200189
Gerry Staley11.5003.602301500230.0321512410116203132
Ken Johnson04.0001.616110009.1111111270400045
Ed Keegan00.0004.506050016.0653050300128
Bill Kirk00.00012.001100003.0644210300017
Mickey McDermott00.00014.294010005.2141290100301341
Paul Giel00.00037.801000001.2677130100013
Dan Pfister00.00015.432000002.1544240300116
Art Ditmar05.0005.67205200154.0603434623119201242
John Wyatt00.0002.455050017.1832040610135
Totals61100.3794.74430162130325231415.0151986374614162921703537586340

Batting:

PlayerGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
Dick Howser1587196111081712963453799238.280.377.362.73922185830
Jerry Lumpe14862756981167299354104839.294.348.392.740223102440
Norm Siebern153649560681663651898248291.296.384.475.85926641063
Leo Posada1164003443787104753003684.253.321.366.687126844121
Wayne Causey1043613123786141849003728.276.348.404.75212650840
Haywood Sullivan1173793314280162640104645.242.333.357.69011890110
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 Throneberry40150130173121624001930.239.336.408.7435340101
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 Shaw28565551100000006.200.200.200.4001120100
Bob Boyd26504871120090212.229.240.271.5111310010
Charlie Shoemaker7282651020010022.385.429.462.8901210000
Frank Cipriani1338362900020024.250.290.250.540910000
Wes Covington1750443700160047.159.260.227.4871022000
Norm Bass41635947001600134.119.133.170.3031000300
Don Larsen1822202600140015.300.333.450.783900100
Jim Archer39726324100200219.064.091.079.170500610
Gordon MacKenzie1125241300010016.125.160.125.285310000
Ed Rakow45342943000200110.103.129.103.232310310
Ozzie Virgil1121211300000003.143.143.143.286350000
Billy Bryan921192300120027.158.238.316.554610000
Ray Herbert1331281310040015.107.138.143.281400200
Lew Krausse1319170200000018.118.167.118.284200100
Art Ditmar2014120200010012.167.231.167.398200100
Chuck Essegian4761210010012.333.429.500.929300000
Bud Daley1621181200010022.111.200.111.311220100
Dave Wickersham17331210030000.667.6671.0001.667300000
Bobby Prescott1014120100000025.083.214.083.298110000
Mickey McDermott7650110010012.200.333.400.733200000
Bill Kunkel581082100000014.125.222.125.347100100
Stan Johnson3531000000021.000.400.000.400010000
Gerry Staley23211000000010.000.500.000.500000000
Ken Johnson6110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Bill Fischer15320000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Clint Courtney1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals209761645423683134221647906315822580770.247.320.354.675192210725894710

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
PlayerPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
Dick HowserSS1571561348.02994273885.9504.854.62
Jerry Lumpe2B1471461271.040342618105.9795.875.64
Norm Siebern1B109107929.1907761188.9899.529.02
Leo PosadaOF10293805.1205860.9732.382.09
Haywood SullivanC8878689.13873277.9845.474.769222617.395
Wayne Causey3B8877655.11021931420.9554.053.35
Joe PignatanoC8374629.23793597.9795.924.997252213.371
Bobby Del GrecoOF7367584.1168832.9832.712.41
Deron JohnsonOF5956467.1104660.9482.121.86
Gene StephensOF5447409.1114644.9682.642.22
Jay HankinsOF6542407.097130.9702.171.51
Norm SiebernOF4744359.083311.9892.161.83
Andy Carey3B3935310.03270612.9442.962.62
Jim RiveraOF4334299.251010.9811.531.19
Reno Bertoia3B2929244.1277066.9423.573.34
Marv Throneberry1B3026235.024125131.9961.198.87
Hank BauerOF3524223.044220.9581.861.31
Jim ArcherP3927205.163622.9551.841.08
Bill TuttleOF2523199.058030.9512.622.32
Norm BassP4023170.251722.9171.16.55
Jerry WalkerP3624168.0931041.0002.141.11
Bob ShawP2624150.1152322.9502.271.46
Deron Johnson3B1914141.0174335.9523.833.16
Joe NuxhallP3713128.0101331.8851.62.62
Ed RakowP4511124.2121913.9692.24.69
Al PilarcikOF2112113.1312011.0002.621.57
Haywood Sullivan1B161094.210112212.9831.747.06
Wes CovingtonOF121191.0140001.0001.381.17
Bill KunkelP58288.2101332.8852.33.40
Ray HerbertP131283.2615001.0002.261.62
Lou Klimchock1B111082.078424.9769.007.45
Frank CiprianiOF11879.0200001.0002.281.82
Marv ThroneberryOF101078.2160001.0001.831.60
Wayne CauseySS11667.0142513.9755.243.55
Bud DaleyP161063.261221.9002.541.13
Lou KlimchockOF7757.0110001.0001.741.57
Lew KrausseP12855.21410.833.81.42
Bob Boyd1B8755.0442041.0007.535.75
Art DitmarP20554.05710.9232.00.60
Charlie Shoemaker2B6653.01718031.0005.945.83
Wayne Causey2B9447.0171012.9645.173.00
Gordon MacKenzieC7547.0223021.0004.793.570120.000
Reno Bertoia2B6643.01213051.0005.234.17
Lou Klimchock3B6542.03640.6921.931.50
Billy BryanC4434.0161001.0004.504.251100.000
Gerry StaleyP23030.018021.0002.70.39
Haywood SullivanOF5328.06010.8571.931.20
Ozzie Virgil3B4221.02721.8183.862.25
Dave WickershamP17021.00510.8332.14.29
Bill FischerP15021.014001.0002.14.33
Deron Johnson1B3219.0112021.0006.164.33
Bobby PrescottOF2218.00000.000.00.00
Ozzie VirgilC3115.081001.0005.403.000320.000
Don LarsenP8115.014001.0003.00.63
Ken JohnsonP619.114001.0004.82.83
Chuck EssegianOF119.040001.0004.004.00
Don LarsenOF119.030001.0003.003.00
Stan JohnsonOF218.00000.000.00.00
John WyattP507.10210.6672.45.40
Ed KeeganP606.010001.0001.50.17
Mickey McDermottP405.21010.5001.59.25
Bill KirkP113.00000.000.00.00
Dan PfisterP202.10000.000.00.00
Paul GielP101.20000.000.00.00
Joe Pignatano3B201.110001.0006.75.50
Lou Klimchock2B101.001001.0009.001.00
1891145812735.042601755175431.9724.253.1817525230.366