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1961 National League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1962 1961 1960

1961 American League Standings and Stats

1961 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
Cincinnati Reds9361.604710653 
Los Angeles Dodgers8965.578735697 
San Francisco Giants8569.552773655 
Milwaukee Braves8371.539712656 
St. Louis Cardinals8074.519703668 
Pittsburgh Pirates7579.487694675 
Chicago Cubs6490.416689800 
Philadelphia Phillies47107.305584796 

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

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
San Francisco Giants523377313792193218376450607954.264.328.423.751
Los Angeles Dodgers518973513581934015779659608645.262.338.405.743
Milwaukee Braves528871213651993418888053407043.258.326.415.741
Cincinnati Reds524371014142473515876142307033.270.324.421.745
St. Louis Cardinals530770314362365110374549404628.271.333.393.725
Pittsburgh Pirates531169414482325712872142802630.273.327.410.737
Chicago Cubs5344689136423851176102753903525.255.323.418.741
Philadelphia Phillies521358412651855010392847505630.243.306.357.663

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
St. Louis Cardinals3.7480748234910241334668568136570
San Francisco Giants3.778569924399301306655581152502
Cincinnati Reds3.7893618294612401300653575147500
Milwaukee Braves3.898371652578161357656601153493
Pittsburgh Pirates3.927579759349291442675593121400
Los Angeles Dodgers4.04896511054010351346697619167544
Chicago Cubs4.486490755346251492800689165465
Philadelphia Phillies4.6147107775299131452796708155521

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Roberto Clemente - PIT.351
2.Vada Pinson - CIN.343
3.Ken Boyer - SLN.329
4.Wally Moon - LAN.328
5.Hank Aaron - ML1.327
6.Frank Robinson - CIN.323
7.Orlando Cepeda - SFN.311
8.Willie Mays - SFN.308
9.Eddie Mathews - ML1.306
10.George Altman - CHN.303
On Base Percent.
1.Wally Moon - LAN.434
2.Frank Robinson - CIN.404
3.Eddie Mathews - ML1.402
4.Ken Boyer - SLN.397
5.Willie Mays - SFN.393
6.Roberto Clemente - PIT.390
7.Don Hoak - PIT.388
8.Hank Aaron - ML1.381
9.Vada Pinson - CIN.379
10.Johnny Callison - PHI.363
Slugging Percent.
1.Frank Robinson - CIN.611
2.Orlando Cepeda - SFN.609
3.Hank Aaron - ML1.594
4.Willie Mays - SFN.584
5.Dick Stuart - PIT.581
6.George Altman - CHN.560
7.Roberto Clemente - PIT.559
8.Eddie Mathews - ML1.535
9.Ken Boyer - SLN.533
10.Joe Adcock - ML1.507
OPS
1.Frank Robinson - CIN1.015
2.Willie Mays - SFN.977
3.Hank Aaron - ML1.974
4.Orlando Cepeda - SFN.970
5.Roberto Clemente - PIT.949
6.Wally Moon - LAN.940
7.Eddie Mathews - ML1.937
8.Ken Boyer - SLN.930
9.Dick Stuart - PIT.925
10.George Altman - CHN.913
Hits
1.Vada Pinson - CIN208
2.Roberto Clemente - PIT201
3.Hank Aaron - ML1197
4.Ken Boyer - SLN194
5.Orlando Cepeda - SFN182
6.Frank Robinson - CIN176
Willie Mays - SFN176
8.Eddie Mathews - ML1175
9.Maury Wills - LAN173
10.Bill White - SLN169
Runs
1.Willie Mays - SFN129
2.Frank Robinson - CIN117
3.Hank Aaron - ML1115
4.Ken Boyer - SLN109
5.Orlando Cepeda - SFN105
Maury Wills - LAN105
7.Eddie Mathews - ML1103
8.Vada Pinson - CIN101
9.Roberto Clemente - PIT100
10.Bill White - SLN89
Home Runs
1.Orlando Cepeda - SFN46
2.Willie Mays - SFN40
3.Frank Robinson - CIN37
4.Dick Stuart - PIT35
Joe Adcock - ML135
6.Hank Aaron - ML134
7.Eddie Mathews - ML132
8.Ernie Banks - CHN29
9.George Altman - CHN27
10.Gordy Coleman - CIN26
Gene Freese - CIN26
Runs Batted In
1.Orlando Cepeda - SFN142
2.Frank Robinson - CIN124
3.Willie Mays - SFN123
4.Hank Aaron - ML1120
5.Dick Stuart - PIT117
6.Joe Adcock - ML1108
7.George Altman - CHN96
8.Ken Boyer - SLN95
9.Eddie Mathews - ML191
10.Bill White - SLN90
Doubles
1.Hank Aaron - ML139
2.Vada Pinson - CIN34
3.Frank Robinson - CIN32
Ron Santo - CHN32
Willie Mays - SFN32
6.Roberto Clemente - PIT30
7.Orlando Cepeda - SFN28
George Altman - CHN28
Jim Davenport - SFN28
Dick Stuart - PIT28
Bill White - SLN28
Triples
1.George Altman - CHN12
2.Ken Boyer - SLN11
Johnny Callison - PHI11
Bill White - SLN11
5.Maury Wills - LAN10
Hank Aaron - ML110
Roberto Clemente - PIT10
8.Ruben Amaro - PHI9
9.Tony Gonzalez - PHI8
Vada Pinson - CIN8
Dick Stuart - PIT8
Bill Virdon - PIT8
Games
1.Hank Aaron - ML1155
2.Willie Mays - SFN154
Roy McMillan - ML1154
Vada Pinson - CIN154
Ron Santo - CHN154
6.Frank Robinson - CIN153
Bill White - SLN153
Ken Boyer - SLN153
9.Joe Adcock - ML1152
Orlando Cepeda - SFN152
Gene Freese - CIN152
Bill Mazeroski - PIT152
Eddie Mathews - ML1152
At-Bats
1.Maury Wills - LAN613
2.Vada Pinson - CIN607
3.Hank Aaron - ML1603
4.Bill Virdon - PIT599
5.Dick Groat - PIT596
6.Bill White - SLN591
7.Ken Boyer - SLN589
8.Frank Bolling - ML1585
Orlando Cepeda - SFN585
10.Ron Santo - CHN578
Walks
1.Eddie Mathews - ML193
2.Wally Moon - LAN89
3.Willie Mays - SFN81
4.Jim Gilliam - LAN79
5.Don Hoak - PIT73
Ron Santo - CHN73
7.Frank Robinson - CIN71
8.Johnny Callison - PHI69
9.Ken Boyer - SLN68
10.Bill White - SLN64
Strike Outs
1.Dick Stuart - PIT121
2.Pancho Herrera - PHI120
3.Eddie Mathews - ML195
4.Joe Adcock - ML194
5.George Altman - CHN92
6.Ken Boyer - SLN91
Orlando Cepeda - SFN91
8.Jerry Kindall - CHN89
9.Roy McMillan - ML186
10.Bill White - SLN84
Sac Hits
1.Maury Wills - LAN13
2.Jim Davenport - SFN12
Jim Gilliam - LAN12
Art Mahaffey - PHI12
5.Roy McMillan - ML111
Ruben Amaro - PHI11
7.Frank Bolling - ML110
Joe Gibbon - PIT10
Charley Smith - PHI10
10.Bob Friend - PIT9
Tommy Davis - LAN9
Don Blasingame - CIN9
Sac Flies
1.Frank Robinson - CIN10
2.Hank Aaron - ML19
Gus Bell - CIN9
4.Jim Davenport - SFN8
Vada Pinson - CIN8
6.Bill Virdon - PIT7
Gordy Coleman - CIN7
George Altman - CHN7
Harvey Kuenn - SFN7
Roy McMillan - ML17
Stolen Bases
1.Maury Wills - LAN35
2.Vada Pinson - CIN23
3.Frank Robinson - CIN22
4.Hank Aaron - ML121
5.Willie Mays - SFN18
6.Tony Gonzalez - PHI15
7.Eddie Mathews - ML112
Orlando Cepeda - SFN12
Willie Davis - LAN12
10.Felipe Alou - SFN11
Julian Javier - SLN11
Tony Taylor - PHI11
Intent. Walks
1.Frank Robinson - CIN23
2.Ernie Banks - CHN21
3.Hank Aaron - ML120
4.Stan Musial - SLN17
5.Willie Mays - SFN15
6.Orlando Cepeda - SFN11
Gordy Coleman - CIN11
Billy Williams - CHN11
9.Roberto Clemente - PIT10
Bill Mazeroski - PIT10
Hit by Pitch
1.Joe Cunningham - SLN11
2.Frank Robinson - CIN10
3.Orlando Cepeda - SFN9
4.Tony Gonzalez - PHI6
Frank Thomas - ML16
6.Billy Williams - CHN5
Charley Smith - PHI5
Don Demeter - PHI5
Willie Davis - LAN5
Ed Bouchee - CHN5
Willie McCovey - SFN5
GIDP
1.Frank Bolling - ML125
Ron Santo - CHN25
3.Joe Adcock - ML122
Dick Groat - PIT22
Dick Stuart - PIT22
6.Orlando Cepeda - SFN21
7.Roberto Clemente - PIT18
8.Gene Freese - CIN17
9.Tommy Davis - LAN16
Hank Aaron - ML116
Roy McMillan - ML116
Frank Thomas - ML116
Don Zimmer - CHN16
Caught Stealing
1.Maury Wills - LAN15
2.Bill White - SLN11
3.Vada Pinson - CIN10
4.Willie Mays - SFN9
Hank Aaron - ML19
6.Orlando Cepeda - SFN8
Bill Virdon - PIT8
8.Eddie Mathews - ML17
9.Richie Ashburn - CHN6
10.Ed Bailey - SFN5
Willie Davis - LAN5
Tony Gonzalez - PHI5
Wally Moon - LAN5
Jose Pagan - SFN5
Joe Torre - ML15
Tony Taylor - PHI5
Bob Skinner - PIT5

Pitchers
ERA
1.Warren Spahn - ML13.02
2.Jim O'Toole - CIN3.10
3.Curt Simmons - SLN3.13
4.Mike McCormick - SFN3.20
5.Bob Gibson - SLN3.24
6.Joe Gibbon - PIT3.32
7.Sandy Koufax - LAN3.52
8.Joey Jay - CIN3.53
9.Don Drysdale - LAN3.69
10.Ray Sadecki - SLN3.72
Wins
1.Joey Jay - CIN21
Warren Spahn - ML121
3.Jim O'Toole - CIN19
4.Sandy Koufax - LAN18
Lew Burdette - ML118
Johnny Podres - LAN18
7.Bob Purkey - CIN16
8.Stan Williams - LAN15
Don Cardwell - CHN15
10.Bob Friend - PIT14
Larry Jackson - SLN14
Stu Miller - SFN14
Ray Sadecki - SLN14
Games
1.Jack Baldschun - PHI65
2.Stu Miller - SFN63
3.Roy Face - PIT62
4.Don Elston - CHN58
5.Bob Anderson - CHN57
6.Clem Labine - PIT56
7.Lindy McDaniel - SLN55
8.Don McMahon - ML153
Jim Brosnan - CIN53
Ron Perranoski - LAN53
Larry Sherry - LAN53
Strike Outs
1.Sandy Koufax - LAN269
2.Stan Williams - LAN205
3.Don Drysdale - LAN182
4.Jim O'Toole - CIN178
5.Bob Gibson - SLN166
6.Mike McCormick - SFN163
7.Art Mahaffey - PHI158
8.Joey Jay - CIN157
9.Don Cardwell - CHN156
10.Joe Gibbon - PIT145
Innings
1.Lew Burdette - ML1272.33
2.Warren Spahn - ML1262.67
3.Don Cardwell - CHN259.33
4.Sandy Koufax - LAN255.67
5.Jim O'Toole - CIN252.67
6.Mike McCormick - SFN250.00
7.Joey Jay - CIN247.33
8.Bob Purkey - CIN246.33
9.Don Drysdale - LAN244.00
10.Bob Friend - PIT236.00
Games Started
1.Don Cardwell - CHN38
2.Don Drysdale - LAN37
3.Lew Burdette - ML136
4.Bob Friend - PIT35
Sandy Koufax - LAN35
Mike McCormick - SFN35
Jim O'Toole - CIN35
Stan Williams - LAN35
9.Bob Purkey - CIN34
Warren Spahn - ML134
Joey Jay - CIN34
Games Finished
1.Roy Face - PIT47
2.Stu Miller - SFN46
3.Lindy McDaniel - SLN39
Jack Baldschun - PHI39
5.Jim Brosnan - CIN34
Larry Sherry - LAN34
7.Don Elston - CHN32
Don McMahon - ML132
Bill Henry - CIN32
10.Clem Labine - PIT28
Turk Farrell - LAN28
Complete Games
1.Warren Spahn - ML121
2.Sandy Koufax - LAN15
3.Joey Jay - CIN14
Lew Burdette - ML114
5.Don Cardwell - CHN13
Mike McCormick - SFN13
Bob Purkey - CIN13
Ray Sadecki - SLN13
9.Larry Jackson - SLN12
Art Mahaffey - PHI12
Saves
1.Roy Face - PIT17
Stu Miller - SFN17
3.Bill Henry - CIN16
Jim Brosnan - CIN16
5.Larry Sherry - LAN15
6.Turk Farrell - LAN10
7.Lindy McDaniel - SLN9
8.Don McMahon - ML18
Don Elston - CHN8
Clem Labine - PIT8
Bob Anderson - CHN8
Shutouts
1.Joey Jay - CIN4
Warren Spahn - ML14
3.Larry Jackson - SLN3
Art Mahaffey - PHI3
Juan Marichal - SFN3
Mike McCormick - SFN3
Jim O'Toole - CIN3
Joe Gibbon - PIT3
Lew Burdette - ML13
Don Cardwell - CHN3
Don Drysdale - LAN3
HR Allowed
1.Mike McCormick - SFN33
2.Lew Burdette - ML131
3.Don Drysdale - LAN29
4.John Buzhardt - PHI28
Ray Sadecki - SLN28
6.Johnny Podres - LAN27
Bob Purkey - CIN27
Art Mahaffey - PHI27
Sandy Koufax - LAN27
10.Glen Hobbie - CHN26
Hits Allowed
1.Lew Burdette - ML1295
2.Bob Friend - PIT271
3.Bob Purkey - CIN245
4.Don Cardwell - CHN243
5.Don Drysdale - LAN236
Warren Spahn - ML1236
7.Mike McCormick - SFN235
8.Jim O'Toole - CIN229
9.Jack Curtis - CHN220
10.Joey Jay - CIN217
Walks
1.Bob Gibson - SLN119
2.Stan Williams - LAN108
3.Ray Sadecki - SLN102
4.Bob Buhl - ML198
5.Sandy Koufax - LAN96
6.Jim O'Toole - CIN93
7.Joey Jay - CIN92
8.Don Cardwell - CHN88
9.Jack Sanford - SFN87
10.Don Drysdale - LAN83
Earned Runs
1.Lew Burdette - ML1121
2.Don Cardwell - CHN110
3.Bob Purkey - CIN102
Jack Sanford - SFN102
Stan Williams - LAN102
6.John Buzhardt - PHI101
Bob Friend - PIT101
8.Sandy Koufax - LAN100
Art Mahaffey - PHI100
Don Drysdale - LAN100
Losses
1.Bob Friend - PIT19
Art Mahaffey - PHI19
3.John Buzhardt - PHI18
4.Mike McCormick - SFN16
Frank Sullivan - PHI16
6.Don Cardwell - CHN14
7.Jack Curtis - CHN13
Glen Hobbie - CHN13
Sandy Koufax - LAN13
Warren Spahn - ML113
Wild Pitches
1.Chris Short - PHI14
2.Sandy Koufax - LAN12
3.Jack Baldschun - PHI11
4.Turk Farrell - LAN10
Al McBean - PIT10
6.Art Mahaffey - PHI9
Joey Jay - CIN9
Dick Ellsworth - CHN9
Stan Williams - LAN9
10.Bob Gibson - SLN8
Lindy McDaniel - SLN8
Johnny Podres - LAN8
Ray Sadecki - SLN8
Hit Batters
1.Don Drysdale - LAN20
2.Don Cardwell - CHN10
3.Sam Jones - SFN8
4.Art Mahaffey - PHI7
5.Bob Purkey - CIN6
Don Elston - CHN6
John Buzhardt - PHI6
Bob Gibson - SLN6
Glen Hobbie - CHN6
Ken Hunt - CIN6
Stan Williams - LAN6
Balks
1.Tony Cloninger - ML14
Jack Sanford - SFN4
3.Don Cardwell - CHN2
Stan Williams - LAN2
Jim O'Toole - CIN2
Sherman Jones - CIN2
Sandy Koufax - LAN2
8.Dick LeMay - SFN1
Billy Loes - SFN1
Juan Marichal - SFN1
Lindy McDaniel - SLN1
Vinegar Bend Mizell - PIT1
Roger Craig - LAN1
Moe Drabowsky - ML11
Dick Drott - CHN1
Don Drysdale - LAN1
Bob Gibson - SLN1
Ron Perranoski - LAN1
Bobby Bolin - SFN1
Jim Brosnan - CIN1
Lew Burdette - ML11
Ray Washburn - SLN1
Batters Faced
1.Lew Burdette - ML11126
2.Don Cardwell - CHN1106
3.Sandy Koufax - LAN1068
4.Warren Spahn - ML11064
5.Jim O'Toole - CIN1061
6.Don Drysdale - LAN1047
7.Mike McCormick - SFN1033
8.Joey Jay - CIN1032
9.Bob Purkey - CIN1031
10.Stan Williams - LAN1008


Awards
Gold Glove - Ken Boyer
Gold Glove - Roberto Clemente
Gold Glove - Willie Mays
Gold Glove - Bill Mazeroski
Gold Glove - Vada Pinson
Gold Glove - Johnny Roseboro
Gold Glove - Bobby Shantz
Gold Glove - Bill White
Gold Glove - Maury Wills
MVP - Frank Robinson
Rookie of the Year - Billy Williams
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Warren Spahn

NL All Stars
Hank Aaron
George Altman
Ed Bailey
Ernie Banks
Frank Bolling
Ken Boyer
Smoky Burgess
Orlando Cepeda
Roberto Clemente
Don Drysdale
Roy Face
Joey Jay
Eddie Kasko
Sandy Koufax
Art Mahaffey
Eddie Mathews
Willie Mays
Mike McCormick
Stu Miller
Stan Musial
Bob Purkey
Frank Robinson
Johnny Roseboro
Warren Spahn
Dick Stuart
Bill White
Maury Wills
Don Zimmer

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