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1961 Kansas City A's  (1960)  (1962)
79-75, 3rd in American League
Scored 820 runs, Allowed 765 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-72
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .700
Park Factor: Batting - 105 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 80-74   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 61-100
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Roger Maris          26  154  587  129  153  28   6  65  162   0   0  102   71  .261  .375  .661  143   8.4  2(-3)e9    43  
 OF *George Altman        28  150  539   98  159  35  14  30  103   2   0   58  102  .295  .363  .579  115   7.8  3(+1)e8    29  
 1B *Norm Siebern         27  145  577  109  152  26   6  22   89   0   0   95  105  .263  .365  .444   97   6.0  3e17      -50  
 SS  Dick Howser          25  154  636  110  175  38   7   3   54  10   0   78   50  .275  .360  .371   90   5.1  2e40       -8  
 3B  Don Hoak             33  118  277   48   95  18   1  11   54   0   0   32   27  .343  .417  .534   61   8.5  2e23      112  
 3B  Gene Freese          27  138  407   55  113  22   0  16   63   2   0   29   53  .278  .323  .450   57   5.0  4e22        0  
 C   Haywood Sullivan     30  117  345   35   75  14   5  12   50   1   0   43   48  .217  .301  .391   42   4.1  3(0)e5      2  
 OF  Bobby Del Greco      28  112  246   38   61  17   1   4   21   1   0   35   27  .248  .342  .374   32   4.4  1(-2)e5    31  
 2B  Chuck Cottier        25  120  341   44   74  12   6   4   27   6   1   33   56  .217  .284  .323   31   3.0  1e17       -7  
 2B  Joe Koppe            30   76  237   29   60   7   5   5   21   0   0   26   58  .253  .327  .388   31   4.7  3e20       38  
 1B *Don Mincher          23   70   98   15   26   3   2   7   28   0   0   31   16  .265  .432  .551   24   8.2  4e30      244  
 OF  Hank Bauer           38   44  101   13   29   3   6   3   14   0   0   12    8  .287  .360  .525   19   7.0  3(-2)e15  169  
 OF *Jim Rivera           38   96  151   21   36   9   0   3   16   1   1   21   15  .238  .328  .358   18   4.1  4(-1)e7    -7  
 C  *Clay Dalrymple       24   65  167   12   38  11   0   1   23   0   0   12   17  .228  .290  .311   15   3.0  3(0)e9     26  
 OF  Mike Hershberger     21   26   58    9   19   4   0   0    5   0   0    2    5  .328  .350  .397    8   5.6  3(-2)e11   50  
 C   Doug Camilli         24   13   30    3    8   1   0   2    4   0   0    4   10  .267  .353  .500    5   6.9  4(+2)e8   258  
 OF  Leo Posada           25   22   53    6   13   1   0   2    8   0   0    2   15  .245  .281  .377    5   3.6  4(0)e10   -29  
 OF *Ty Cline             22   54   45    8    8   2   2   0    5   0   0    6    1  .178  .302  .311    4   2.9  2(0)e3    -23  
 OF *Jay Hankins          25   12   22    5    5   1   2   0    0   0   0    2    1  .227  .292  .455    3   4.9  3(+1)e12  249  
 2B #Dick Schofield       26   27   26    3    7   0   0   0    1   0   0    4    5  .269  .367  .269    2   4.2  3e41      108  
 C   Cal Neeman           32   16   26    2    7   0   0   0    0   0   0    2   10  .269  .321  .269    2   3.4  4(+2)e2    27  
 OF  Frank Cipriani       20   14   30    2    8   1   0   0    4   0   0    2    5  .267  .303  .300    2   2.2  4(0)e16    64  
 1B *Bob Boyd             35    5   12    1    3   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .250  .250  .333    1   3.0  4e17       78  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           816                   23

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Jim Archer           29  15   8  .652  32  31   5   1   0   0   3  214.0  207   94   78  21   56  107  3.28   95   4.0  -26  
  P  Bill Stafford        21  11   9  .550  37  30   3   3   1   0   1  198.2  213  108   91  23   58  128  4.12  109   4.9   92  
  P  Glen Hobbie          25  11  10  .524  39  27   2   6   1   1   1  195.1  230  140  121  28   77   99  5.58  131   5.9   48  
  P  Rollie Sheldon       24   9   9  .500  49  16   1  15   0   2   1  162.2  162   93   83  21   63   80  4.59   83   4.6   15  
  P *Billy O'Dell         28   8   7  .533  42  14   4  15   4   5   1  142.2  141   72   64  17   44  106  4.04   74   4.7   19  
  P  Hal Brown            36   7  12  .368  26  26   1   0   0   0   1  175.0  168   88   77  24   44   78  3.96   83   4.3   38  
  P  Frank Funk           25   6   8  .429  64   0   0  44  17   7   0   96.0   87   49   44  13   36   73  4.12   46   4.3   16  
  P  Dallas Green         26   5   3  .625  36   8   0  17   3   2   0   91.0  108   51   44   6   37   35  4.35   58   5.8  -30  
  P  Norm Bass            22   5   6  .455  55   1   0  28   2   1   0   84.2   83   46   38   8   50   32  4.04   45   4.8  -20  
  P  Dave Wickersham      25   2   1  .667  10   0   0   5   1   1   0   14.0   12    6    4   0    9    6  2.57    5   3.6 -163  
  P  Bill Fischer         30   0   1  .000   7   1   0   3   0   0   0   13.2   22   13   11   1    4    4  7.24   13   8.8  102  
  P  Ned Garver           35   0   1  .000   3   0   0   1   0   0   0    4.0   12    5    5   0    3    1 11.25    8  18.5  282  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      754         23

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Haywood Sullivan      842  85 113  533   33   5   2  .991  29  17
 Clay Dalrymple        414  53  63  252   14   5   2  .982  13   5
 Doug Camilli           69   8  11   39    5   3   2  .936   6   2
 Cal Neeman             67   8  13   37    2   1   0  .975   3   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Norm Siebern 1117 116 135 1088 82 14 107 .988 9.43 Don Mincher 155 25 32 151 6 3 15 .981 9.12 George Altman 88 9 12 89 5 1 6 .989 9.61 Bob Boyd 32 4 5 25 0 0 2 1.000 7.03 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Chuck Cottier 914 100 119 322 306 7 80 .989 6.18 Joe Koppe 437 52 60 120 103 7 26 .970 4.59 Dick Schofield 28 2 10 11 9 1 2 .952 6.35 Gene Freese 12 0 8 9 2 0 1 1.000 8.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Freese 782 102 103 72 152 13 14 .945 2.58 Don Hoak 607 52 86 64 124 15 17 .926 2.79 Mike Hershberger 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Joe Koppe 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Howser 1384 154 154 261 514 26 90 .968 5.04 Dick Schofield 6 0 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 Joe Koppe 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 George Altman        1118 120 131  236    9   6   0  .976  1.97
 Norm Siebern          135  23  24   25    1   1   0  .963  1.73
 Leo Posada             44   6   6    2    0   2   0  .500  0.41
 Mike Hershberger       26   0   8    9    0   1   0  .900  3.12
 Hank Bauer             22   2   9    2    0   1   0  .667  0.81
 Jay Hankins            18   2   2    4    0   0   0 1.000  2.00
 Bobby Del Greco        13   0   7    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.38
 Frank Cipriani          9   1   1    6    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
 Roger Maris             3   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Ty Cline                2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
 Jim Rivera              1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Del Greco 652 60 100 203 13 5 1 .977 2.98 Roger Maris 552 76 80 190 8 3 1 .985 3.23 Mike Hershberger 72 13 16 23 0 1 0 .958 2.88 Ty Cline 67 0 21 25 1 0 0 1.000 3.51 Jay Hankins 37 4 5 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.95 Jim Rivera 8 1 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.62 Hank Bauer 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roger Maris 817 78 107 200 10 8 2 .963 2.31 Jim Rivera 221 32 37 33 1 0 0 1.000 1.39 Hank Bauer 197 23 25 38 1 1 0 .975 1.78 Frank Cipriani 62 7 7 9 1 0 0 1.000 1.45 Leo Posada 60 9 9 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 George Altman 31 4 8 2 0 1 0 .667 0.57 Mike Hershberger 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Dick Schofield 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1961 Draft


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