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1961 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1962 1961 1960

1961 National League Standings and Stats

1961 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
New York Yankees10953.673827612 
Detroit Tigers10161.623841671 
Baltimore Orioles9567.586691588 
Chicago White Sox8676.531765726 
Cleveland Indians7883.484737752 
Boston Red Sox7686.469729792 
Minnesota Twins7090.438707778 
Los Angeles Angels7091.435744784 
Kansas City Athletics61100.379683863 
Washington Senators61100.379618776 

Postseason
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WSNew York Yankees (4)Cincinnati Reds (1)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Detroit Tigers556184114812155318086767309836.266.346.421.767
New York Yankees555982714611944024078554302818.263.328.442.770
Chicago White Sox5556765147521646138612550010040.265.332.395.727
Los Angeles Angels5424744133121822189106868103728.245.330.398.728
Cleveland Indians560973714932573915072049203411.266.325.406.731
Boston Red Sox550872914012513711284764705636.254.333.374.707
Minnesota Twins541770713532154016784059704743.250.324.397.721
Baltimore Orioles548169113932273614990258103930.254.326.390.716
Kansas City Athletics54236831342216479077258005822.247.320.354.675
Washington Senators536661813072174411991755808147.244.315.367.682

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Baltimore Orioles3.2295679265421331226588526109617
New York Yankees3.46109538664714391288612558137542
Detroit Tigers3.55101618366212301404671575170469
Chicago White Sox4.068676814393331491726653158498
Cleveland Indians4.1578838013512231426752665178599
Washington Senators4.2361100666398211405776670131586
Minnesota Twins4.2870909144914231415778681163570
Boston Red Sox4.297686831356301472792687167679
Los Angeles Angels4.317091973255341391784689180713
Kansas City Athletics4.7461100703325231519863745141629

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Norm Cash - DET.361
2.Al Kaline - DET.324
3.Jim Piersall - CLE.322
4.Mickey Mantle - NYA.317
5.Jim Gentile - BAL.302
6.Earl Battey - MIN.302
7.Tito Francona - CLE.301
8.Johnny Romano - CLE.299
9.Jackie Brandt - BAL.297
10.Norm Siebern - KC1.296
On Base Percent.
1.Norm Cash - DET.487
2.Mickey Mantle - NYA.448
3.Jim Gentile - BAL.423
4.Albie Pearson - LA1.420
5.Harmon Killebrew - MIN.405
6.Rocky Colavito - DET.402
7.Al Kaline - DET.393
8.Norm Siebern - KC1.384
9.Jim Piersall - CLE.378
10.Earl Battey - MIN.377
Slugging Percent.
1.Mickey Mantle - NYA.687
2.Norm Cash - DET.662
3.Jim Gentile - BAL.646
4.Roger Maris - NYA.620
5.Harmon Killebrew - MIN.606
6.Rocky Colavito - DET.580
7.Roy Sievers - CHA.537
8.Leon Wagner - LA1.517
9.Al Kaline - DET.515
10.Al Smith - CHA.506
OPS
1.Norm Cash - DET1.148
2.Mickey Mantle - NYA1.135
3.Jim Gentile - BAL1.069
4.Harmon Killebrew - MIN1.012
5.Roger Maris - NYA.993
6.Rocky Colavito - DET.982
7.Roy Sievers - CHA.913
8.Al Kaline - DET.909
9.Leon Wagner - LA1.865
10.Johnny Romano - CLE.860
Hits
1.Norm Cash - DET193
2.Brooks Robinson - BAL192
3.Al Kaline - DET190
4.Tito Francona - CLE178
5.Bobby Richardson - NYA173
6.Dick Howser - KC1171
Lenny Green - MIN171
Jake Wood - DET171
9.Luis Aparicio - CHA170
Tony Kubek - NYA170
Runs
1.Mickey Mantle - NYA132
Roger Maris - NYA132
3.Rocky Colavito - DET129
4.Norm Cash - DET119
5.Al Kaline - DET116
6.Dick Howser - KC1108
7.Bill Bruton - DET99
8.Jim Gentile - BAL96
Jake Wood - DET96
10.Harmon Killebrew - MIN94
Home Runs
1.Roger Maris - NYA61
2.Mickey Mantle - NYA54
3.Harmon Killebrew - MIN46
Jim Gentile - BAL46
5.Rocky Colavito - DET45
6.Norm Cash - DET41
7.Bob Allison - MIN29
8.Bill Skowron - NYA28
Al Smith - CHA28
Leon Wagner - LA128
Runs Batted In
1.Roger Maris - NYA142
2.Jim Gentile - BAL141
3.Rocky Colavito - DET140
4.Norm Cash - DET132
5.Mickey Mantle - NYA128
6.Harmon Killebrew - MIN122
7.Bob Allison - MIN105
8.Norm Siebern - KC198
9.Willie Kirkland - CLE95
10.Al Smith - CHA93
Doubles
1.Al Kaline - DET41
2.Tony Kubek - NYA38
Brooks Robinson - BAL38
4.Norm Siebern - KC136
5.Vic Power - CLE34
6.Carl Yastrzemski - BOS31
7.Danny O'Connell - WS230
Tito Francona - CLE30
Rocky Colavito - DET30
10.Dick Howser - KC129
Ken Hunt - LA129
Jerry Lumpe - KC129
Johnny Romano - CLE29
Al Smith - CHA29
Triples
1.Jake Wood - DET14
2.Jerry Lumpe - KC19
Marty Keough - WS29
4.Jim Landis - CHA8
Tito Francona - CLE8
Norm Cash - DET8
7.Lenny Green - MIN7
Harmon Killebrew - MIN7
Al Kaline - DET7
Jim Piersall - CLE7
Brooks Robinson - BAL7
Floyd Robinson - CHA7
Games
1.Rocky Colavito - DET163
Brooks Robinson - BAL163
3.Bobby Richardson - NYA162
Jake Wood - DET162
5.Roger Maris - NYA161
6.Bill Bruton - DET160
7.Norm Cash - DET159
Bob Allison - MIN159
Nellie Fox - CHA159
10.Dick Howser - KC1158
Chuck Schilling - BOS158
At-Bats
1.Brooks Robinson - BAL668
2.Jake Wood - DET663
3.Bobby Richardson - NYA662
4.Chuck Schilling - BOS646
5.Luis Aparicio - CHA625
6.Tony Kubek - NYA617
7.Dick Howser - KC1611
8.Nellie Fox - CHA606
9.Lenny Green - MIN600
10.Bill Bruton - DET596
Walks
1.Mickey Mantle - NYA126
2.Norm Cash - DET124
3.Rocky Colavito - DET113
4.Harmon Killebrew - MIN107
5.Bob Allison - MIN103
6.Jim Gentile - BAL96
Albie Pearson - LA196
8.Roger Maris - NYA94
9.Dick Howser - KC192
10.Gary Geiger - BOS87
Strike Outs
1.Jake Wood - DET141
2.Ken Hunt - LA1120
3.Mickey Mantle - NYA112
4.Woodie Held - CLE111
5.Harmon Killebrew - MIN109
6.Bill Skowron - NYA108
7.Jim Gentile - BAL106
8.Bob Allison - MIN100
9.Jim Lemon - MIN98
10.Ron Hansen - BAL96
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS96
Sac Hits
1.Nellie Fox - CHA15
Danny O'Connell - WS215
3.Bill Monbouquette - BOS14
4.Tito Francona - CLE12
5.Chuck Schilling - BOS11
Don Schwall - BOS11
7.Bobby Richardson - NYA10
Coot Veal - WS210
Tony Kubek - NYA10
Jim Landis - CHA10
Jack Fisher - BAL10
Sac Flies
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA12
Leo Posada - KC112
Vic Power - CLE12
4.Brooks Robinson - BAL9
Frank Malzone - BOS9
6.Bob Allison - MIN8
Clete Boyer - NYA8
Rocky Colavito - DET8
Jim Gentile - BAL8
10.Nellie Fox - CHA7
Steve Boros - DET7
Roger Maris - NYA7
Willie Kirkland - CLE7
Al Smith - CHA7
Leon Wagner - LA17
Stolen Bases
1.Luis Aparicio - CHA53
2.Dick Howser - KC137
3.Jake Wood - DET30
4.Chuck Hinton - WS222
Bill Bruton - DET22
6.Jim Landis - CHA19
7.Lenny Green - MIN17
8.Gary Geiger - BOS16
Zoilo Versalles - MIN16
10.Danny O'Connell - WS215
Intent. Walks
1.Norm Cash - DET19
2.Woodie Held - CLE11
3.Sherm Lollar - CHA10
4.Mickey Mantle - NYA9
Johnny Blanchard - NYA9
Bill Skowron - NYA9
7.Gus Triandos - BAL7
Don Buddin - BOS7
9.Elston Howard - NYA6
Harmon Killebrew - MIN6
Hit by Pitch
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA16
2.Jim Gentile - BAL11
3.Nellie Fox - CHA9
Norm Cash - DET9
5.Steve Boros - DET8
Bill Skowron - NYA8
7.Roger Maris - NYA7
8.Roy Sievers - CHA6
Lenny Green - MIN6
Sherm Lollar - CHA6
GIDP
1.Gene Green - WS226
2.Brooks Robinson - BAL21
Bill Skowron - NYA21
4.Vic Power - CLE19
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS19
Ron Hansen - BAL19
Frank Malzone - BOS19
8.Earl Battey - MIN18
Jim Piersall - CLE18
10.Al Smith - CHA17
Bob Allison - MIN17
Jackie Brandt - BAL17
Nellie Fox - CHA17
Caught Stealing
1.Luis Aparicio - CHA13
2.Lenny Green - MIN11
3.Willie Tasby - WS210
4.Zoilo Versalles - MIN9
Jake Wood - DET9
Dick Howser - KC19
7.Jackie Jensen - BOS8
Coot Veal - WS28
9.Bobby Richardson - NYA7
Bob Allison - MIN7

Pitchers
ERA
1.Dick Donovan - WS22.40
2.Bill Stafford - NYA2.68
3.Don Mossi - DET2.96
4.Milt Pappas - BAL3.04
5.Juan Pizarro - CHA3.05
6.Ralph Terry - NYA3.15
7.Hal Brown - BAL3.19
Jim Bunning - DET3.19
9.Jim Archer - KC13.20
10.Whitey Ford - NYA3.21
Wins
1.Whitey Ford - NYA25
2.Frank Lary - DET23
3.Steve Barber - BAL18
4.Jim Bunning - DET17
5.Ralph Terry - NYA16
6.Don Mossi - DET15
Camilo Pascual - MIN15
Don Schwall - BOS15
Luis Arroyo - NYA15
Chuck Estrada - BAL15
Mudcat Grant - CLE15
Games
1.Luis Arroyo - NYA65
2.Turk Lown - CHA59
Tom Morgan - LA159
4.Bill Kunkel - KC158
5.Mike Fornieles - BOS57
6.Frank Funk - CLE56
7.Art Fowler - LA153
Frank Baumann - CHA53
9.Hoyt Wilhelm - BAL51
10.Marty Kutyna - WS250
Strike Outs
1.Camilo Pascual - MIN221
2.Whitey Ford - NYA209
3.Jim Bunning - DET194
4.Juan Pizarro - CHA188
5.Ken McBride - LA1180
6.Pedro Ramos - MIN174
7.Gary Bell - CLE163
8.Bill Monbouquette - BOS161
9.Chuck Estrada - BAL160
10.Steve Barber - BAL150
Innings
1.Whitey Ford - NYA283.00
2.Frank Lary - DET275.33
3.Jim Bunning - DET268.00
4.Pedro Ramos - MIN264.33
5.Camilo Pascual - MIN252.33
6.Steve Barber - BAL248.33
7.Mudcat Grant - CLE244.67
8.Jack Kralick - MIN242.00
9.Ken McBride - LA1241.67
10.Don Mossi - DET240.33
Games Started
1.Whitey Ford - NYA39
2.Jim Bunning - DET37
3.Frank Lary - DET36
Ken McBride - LA136
5.Jim Perry - CLE35
Mudcat Grant - CLE35
7.Steve Barber - BAL34
Gary Bell - CLE34
Pedro Ramos - MIN34
Don Mossi - DET34
Games Finished
1.Luis Arroyo - NYA54
2.Frank Funk - CLE43
Hoyt Wilhelm - BAL43
4.Mike Fornieles - BOS42
5.Ray Moore - MIN38
6.Turk Lown - CHA36
7.Tom Morgan - LA133
8.Art Fowler - LA132
9.Dave Sisler - WS229
10.Bill Kunkel - KC126
Warren Hacker - CHA26
Complete Games
1.Frank Lary - DET22
2.Camilo Pascual - MIN15
3.Steve Barber - BAL14
4.Jim Bunning - DET12
Bennie Daniels - WS212
Juan Pizarro - CHA12
Bill Monbouquette - BOS12
Don Mossi - DET12
9.Ken McBride - LA111
Milt Pappas - BAL11
Dick Donovan - WS211
Gary Bell - CLE11
Jack Kralick - MIN11
Whitey Ford - NYA11
Mudcat Grant - CLE11
Saves
1.Luis Arroyo - NYA29
2.Hoyt Wilhelm - BAL18
3.Mike Fornieles - BOS15
4.Ray Moore - MIN14
5.Terry Fox - DET12
6.Frank Funk - CLE11
Art Fowler - LA111
Turk Lown - CHA11
Dave Sisler - WS211
10.Tom Morgan - LA110
Shutouts
1.Steve Barber - BAL8
Camilo Pascual - MIN8
3.Frank Lary - DET4
Jim Bunning - DET4
Milt Pappas - BAL4
6.Bill Stafford - NYA3
Hal Brown - BAL3
Whitey Ford - NYA3
Mudcat Grant - CLE3
Pedro Ramos - MIN3
HR Allowed
1.Pedro Ramos - MIN39
2.Gene Conley - BOS33
3.Gary Bell - CLE32
Mudcat Grant - CLE32
5.Don Mossi - DET29
6.Ken McBride - LA128
Jim Perry - CLE28
8.Paul Foytack - DET27
9.Eli Grba - LA126
Camilo Pascual - MIN26
Hits Allowed
1.Pedro Ramos - MIN265
2.Jack Kralick - MIN257
3.Frank Lary - DET252
4.Frank Baumann - CHA249
5.Whitey Ford - NYA242
6.Jim Perry - CLE238
7.Don Mossi - DET237
8.Bill Monbouquette - BOS233
9.Jim Bunning - DET232
10.Gene Conley - BOS229
Ken McBride - LA1229
Walks
1.Chuck Estrada - BAL132
2.Steve Barber - BAL130
3.Eli Grba - LA1114
4.Don Schwall - BOS110
5.Mudcat Grant - CLE109
6.Ken McBride - LA1102
7.Bill Monbouquette - BOS100
Camilo Pascual - MIN100
Gary Bell - CLE100
10.Tracy Stallard - BOS96
Jerry Walker - KC196
Earned Runs
1.Frank Baumann - CHA117
Jim Perry - CLE117
3.Pedro Ramos - MIN116
4.Gene Conley - BOS109
5.Mudcat Grant - CLE105
6.Gary Bell - CLE104
7.Whitey Ford - NYA101
8.Eli Grba - LA1100
9.Frank Lary - DET99
10.Ken McBride - LA198
Losses
1.Pedro Ramos - MIN20
2.Joe McClain - WS218
3.Jim Perry - CLE17
Jim Kaat - MIN17
5.Gary Bell - CLE16
Camilo Pascual - MIN16
7.Ken McBride - LA115
Jim Archer - KC115
9.Gene Conley - BOS14
Bill Monbouquette - BOS14
Jerry Walker - KC114
Wild Pitches
1.Jack Fisher - BAL10
Jim Kaat - MIN10
Johnny Klippstein - WS210
4.Steve Barber - BAL9
Jerry Walker - KC19
6.Ron Moeller - LA18
Ed Rakow - KC18
Whitey Ford - NYA8
Bill Kunkel - KC18
Ken McBride - LA18
Chuck Estrada - BAL8
Mudcat Grant - CLE8
Hit Batters
1.Jim Kaat - MIN11
2.Chuck Estrada - BAL10
Jerry Walker - KC110
4.Jim Bunning - DET9
5.Ed Rakow - KC18
6.Milt Pappas - BAL7
Bob Shaw - KC17
Jim Coates - NYA7
Eli Grba - LA17
Ken McBride - LA17
Balks
1.Jim Archer - KC14
2.Don Mossi - DET2
Chuck Estrada - BAL2
4.Frank Funk - CLE1
Eli Grba - LA11
Steve Hamilton - CLE1
Wynn Hawkins - CLE1
Ray Herbert - KC11
Ray Herbert - CHA1
Rudy Hernandez - WS21
Jim Kaat - MIN1
Ron Kline - LA11
Carl Mathias - WS21
Mickey McDermott - KC11
Danny McDevitt - NYA1
Bill Monbouquette - BOS1
Joe Nuxhall - KC11
Claude Osteen - WS21
Don Schwall - BOS1
Herb Score - CHA1
Steve Barber - BAL1
Galen Cisco - BOS1
Bud Daley - NYA1
Bennie Daniels - WS21
Al Downing - NYA1
Batters Faced
1.Whitey Ford - NYA1159
2.Frank Lary - DET1127
3.Pedro Ramos - MIN1123
4.Jim Bunning - DET1110
5.Camilo Pascual - MIN1056
6.Steve Barber - BAL1040
7.Ken McBride - LA11038
8.Mudcat Grant - CLE1037
9.Bill Monbouquette - BOS1030
10.Jack Kralick - MIN1023


Awards
Babe Ruth Award - Whitey Ford
Gold Glove - Luis Aparicio
Gold Glove - Earl Battey
Gold Glove - Al Kaline
Gold Glove - Jim Landis
Gold Glove - Frank Lary
Gold Glove - Jim Piersall
Gold Glove - Vic Power
Gold Glove - Bobby Richardson
Gold Glove - Brooks Robinson
MVP - Roger Maris
Rookie of the Year - Don Schwall
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Whitey Ford

AL All Stars
Luis Aparicio
Luis Arroyo
Yogi Berra
Jackie Brandt
Jim Bunning
Norm Cash
Rocky Colavito
Dick Donovan
Ryne Duren
Whitey Ford
Mike Fornieles
Nellie Fox
Tito Francona
Jim Gentile
Elston Howard
Dick Howser
Al Kaline
Harmon Killebrew
Tony Kubek
Frank Lary
Barry Latman
Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Ken McBride
Camilo Pascual
Jim Perry
Billy Pierce
Brooks Robinson
Johnny Romano
Don Schwall
Roy Sievers
Bill Skowron
Johnny Temple
Hoyt Wilhelm

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