1961 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1961 Season


1960 / 1962

Top Hitter


Mickey
Mantle

Top Pitcher


Don
Cardwell

1961 World Series








Defeated
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All-1961 Team


rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
DET
7.6
6.7
1.7
LAN
3.3
5.2
-1.2
CLE
3.2
3.7
0.2
MULT
2.9
3.2
0.5
Center Field Tm
NYA
10.5
10.6
-0.1
ML1
9.4
7.4
2.4
SFN
8.7
7.3
1.4
CIN
7.5
5.8
1.8

Right Field Tm
DET
8.4
6.2
2.8
CIN
7.7
7.7
0.7
NYA
6.9
7.6
-0.1
PIT
6.4
7.0
0.0
Shortstop Tm
CHN
4.6
3.3
0.7
CLE
3.9
3.1
-0.1
NYA
3.4
1.1
1.3
KC1
2.9
3.7
-1.8
Second Base Tm
ML1
4.3
2.4
1.4
BOS
2.8
0.8
1.4
KC1
2.7
2.2
0.0
BAL
2.2
0.8
0.9
Third Base Tm
SLN
8.0
6.3
1.3
ML1
7.3
7.1
-0.2
NYA
3.8
0.4
2.9
PIT
3.6
4.4
-1.1
First Base Tm
DET
9.2
9.4
0.7
BAL
6.9
7.0
0.6
SFN
5.7
6.7
-0.1
MIN
5.7
6.6
-0.3
 
Catcher Tm
NYA
5.3
4.5
0.2
CLE
4.6
4.0
-0.3
ML1
3.4
1.9
0.8
PIT
3.2
2.4
0.3
Starting Pitcher Tm
LAN
244.0
5.9
5.4
0.5
CHN
259.1
5.9
6.1
-0.2
MIN
242.0
5.8
6.1
-0.2
ML1
262.2
5.2
4.1
1.2
MIN
252.1
5.2
5.5
-0.2
LAN
255.2
5.0
5.7
-0.7
CHA
194.2
5.0
4.3
0.7
DET
275.1
4.7
4.3
0.5
LAN
235.1
4.6
4.7
-0.1
CIN
252.2
4.6
5.1
-0.5
SLN
211.1
4.5
4.4
0.1
Relief Pitcher Tm
LAN
91.2
3.5
3.6
-0.0
NYA
119.0
3.5
3.3
0.3
SFN
122.0
3.3
3.2
0.2
LAA
91.2
2.8
2.9
-0.1
BAL
109.2
2.6
2.8
-0.2
DET
57.1
2.6
2.6
0.0
CHA
101.0
2.2
2.5
-0.3
BOS
51.2
2.1
2.2
0.0
BOS
78.0
2.1
2.2
-0.1
PIT
89.1
2.1
1.6
0.4
CLE
92.1
1.8
2.0
-0.1
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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James