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Baseball Awards Voting for 1961

Baseball Awards
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Voting Results Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rank Name Tm Vote Pts 1st Place Share WAR G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1 Roger Maris NYY 202.0 7.0 72% 6.9 161 590 132 159 61 141 0 94 .269 .372 .620 .993
2 Mickey Mantle NYY 198.0 6.0 71% 10.5 153 514 131 163 54 128 12 126 .317 .448 .687 1.135
3 Jim Gentile BAL 157.0 5.0 56% 6.9 148 486 96 147 46 141 1 96 .302 .423 .646 1.069
4 Norm Cash DET 151.0 1.0 54% 9.2 159 535 119 193 41 132 11 124 .361 .487 .662 1.148
5 Whitey Ford NYY 102.0 0.0 36% 4.2 39 96 11 17 0 10 0 12 .177 .266 .188 .454 25 4 3.21 1.180 39 39 0 283.0 242 23 92 209
6 Luis Arroyo NYY 95.0 1.0 34% 3.5 65 25 2 7 0 0 0 0 .280 .280 .360 .640 15 5 2.19 1.109 65 0 29 119.0 83 5 49 87
7 Frank Lary DET 53.0 0.0 19% 4.7 42 108 13 25 1 5 0 3 .231 .259 .278 .537 23 9 3.24 1.155 36 36 0 275.1 252 24 66 146
8 Rocky Colavito DET 51.0 0.0 18% 7.6 163 583 129 169 45 140 1 113 .290 .402 .580 .982
9 Al Kaline DET 35.0 0.0 12% 8.4 153 586 116 190 19 82 14 66 .324 .393 .515 .909
10 Elston Howard NYY 30.0 0.0 11% 5.3 129 446 64 155 21 77 0 28 .348 .387 .549 .936
11 Harmon Killebrew MIN 29.0 0.0 10% 5.7 150 541 94 156 46 122 1 107 .288 .405 .606 1.012
12 Luis Aparicio CHW 16.0 0.0 6% 2.9 156 625 90 170 6 45 53 38 .272 .313 .352 .665
13 Jim Piersall CLE 10.0 0.0 4% 4.8 121 484 81 156 6 40 8 43 .322 .378 .442 .820
14 Steve Barber BAL 7.0 0.0 2% 3.9 37 80 6 13 2 6 0 5 .163 .221 .250 .471 18 12 3.33 1.305 37 34 1 248.1 194 13 130 150
14 Don Schwall BOS 7.0 0.0 2% 3.5 27 61 5 11 0 6 0 1 .180 .194 .213 .407 15 7 3.22 1.550 25 25 0 178.2 167 8 110 91
14 Norm Siebern KCA 7.0 0.0 2% 2.4 153 560 68 166 18 98 2 82 .296 .384 .475 .859
17 Dick Donovan WSA 5.0 0.0 2% 4.3 24 56 6 10 1 7 0 6 .179 .258 .250 .508 10 10 2.40 1.026 23 22 0 168.2 138 10 35 62
17 Bubba Phillips CLE 5.0 0.0 2% 1.0 143 546 64 144 18 72 1 29 .264 .305 .408 .714
19 Brooks Robinson BAL 4.0 0.0 1% 3.5 163 668 89 192 7 61 1 47 .287 .334 .397 .730
19 Chuck Schilling BOS 4.0 0.0 1% 2.8 158 646 87 167 5 62 7 78 .259 .340 .327 .666
21 Tom Morgan LAA 3.0 0.0 1% 2.8 59 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 .083 .154 .083 .237 8 2 2.36 0.993 59 0 10 91.2 74 7 17 39
21 Al Smith CHW 3.0 0.0 1% 2.5 147 532 88 148 28 93 4 56 .278 .348 .506 .854
23 Yogi Berra NYY 2.0 0.0 1% 2.1 119 395 62 107 22 61 2 35 .271 .330 .466 .795
24 Bobby Richardson NYY 1.0 0.0 0% -0.7 162 662 80 173 3 49 9 30 .261 .295 .316 .610
24 John Romano CLE 1.0 0.0 0% 4.6 142 509 76 152 21 80 0 61 .299 .377 .483 .860
24 Lee Thomas TOT 1.0 0.0 0% 2.1 132 452 77 129 24 70 0 47 .285 .353 .491 .844
24 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 1.0 0.0 0% 2.6 51 20 1 1 0 2 0 2 .050 .136 .050 .186 9 7 2.30 1.185 51 1 18 109.2 89 5 41 87
Voting Results Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rank Name Tm Vote Pts 1st Place Share WAR G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1 Frank Robinson CIN 219.0 15.0 98% 7.7 153 545 117 176 37 124 22 71 .323 .404 .611 1.015
2 Orlando Cepeda SFG 117.0 0.0 52% 5.7 152 585 105 182 46 142 12 39 .311 .362 .609 .970
3 Vada Pinson CIN 104.0 0.0 46% 7.5 154 607 101 208 16 87 23 39 .343 .379 .504 .883
4 Roberto Clemente PIT 81.0 0.0 36% 6.4 146 572 100 201 23 89 4 35 .351 .390 .559 .949
5 Joey Jay CIN 74.0 1.0 33% 3.8 34 89 3 8 0 5 0 2 .090 .110 .124 .233 21 10 3.53 1.249 34 34 0 247.1 217 25 92 157
6 Willie Mays SFG 70.0 0.0 31% 8.7 154 572 129 176 40 123 18 81 .308 .393 .584 .977
7 Ken Boyer STL 43.0 0.0 19% 7.9 153 589 109 194 24 95 6 68 .329 .397 .533 .930
8 Hank Aaron MLN 39.0 0.0 17% 9.4 155 603 115 197 34 120 21 56 .327 .381 .594 .974
9 Maury Wills LAD 36.0 0.0 16% 2.1 148 613 105 173 1 31 35 59 .282 .346 .339 .685
10 Jim O'Toole CIN 31.0 0.0 14% 4.6 39 93 7 16 0 6 0 3 .172 .206 .183 .389 19 9 3.10 1.274 39 35 2 252.2 229 16 93 178
10 Warren Spahn MLN 31.0 0.0 14% 5.2 39 94 13 21 4 15 0 7 .223 .279 .426 .704 21 13 3.02 1.142 38 34 0 262.2 236 24 64 115
12 Stu Miller SFG 26.0 0.0 12% 3.3 64 20 2 4 0 1 1 4 .200 .333 .250 .583 14 5 2.66 1.082 63 0 17 122.0 95 4 37 89
13 Wally Moon LAD 22.0 0.0 10% 3.2 134 463 79 152 17 88 7 89 .328 .434 .505 .940
14 George Altman CHC 9.0 0.0 4% 4.1 138 518 77 157 27 96 6 40 .303 .353 .560 .913
14 Johnny Podres LAD 9.0 0.0 4% 4.5 32 69 3 16 0 7 0 2 .232 .250 .261 .511 18 5 3.74 1.330 32 29 0 182.2 192 27 51 124
16 Roy McMillan MLN 8.0 0.0 4% 2.9 154 505 42 111 7 48 2 61 .220 .305 .293 .598
17 Eddie Mathews MLN 7.0 0.0 3% 7.2 152 572 103 175 32 91 12 93 .306 .402 .535 .937
18 Sandy Koufax LAD 5.0 0.0 2% 5.0 42 77 3 5 0 2 0 9 .065 .163 .065 .228 18 13 3.52 1.205 42 35 1 255.2 212 27 96 269
19 John Roseboro LAD 4.0 0.0 2% 2.7 128 394 59 99 18 59 6 56 .251 .346 .459 .805
20 Jim Brosnan CIN 3.0 0.0 1% 1.1 53 13 1 2 0 1 0 1 .154 .214 .154 .368 10 4 3.04 1.188 53 0 16 80.0 77 7 18 40
21 Joe Torre MLN 2.0 0.0 1% 3.4 113 406 40 113 10 42 3 28 .278 .330 .424 .754
22 Larry Jackson STL 1.0 0.0 0% 3.8 34 74 9 13 0 6 0 2 .176 .208 .270 .478 14 11 3.75 1.227 33 28 0 211.0 203 20 56 113
22 Jerry Lynch CIN 1.0 0.0 0% 1.9 96 181 33 57 13 50 2 27 .315 .407 .624 1.031
22 Bobby Malkmus PHI 1.0 0.0 0% 1.4 121 342 39 79 7 31 1 20 .231 .276 .327 .603
22 Dick Stuart PIT 1.0 0.0 0% 3.2 138 532 83 160 35 117 0 34 .301 .344 .581 .925
Rank Name Tm Vote Pts 1st Place Share WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP ERA+
1 Whitey Ford NYY 9.0 9.0 50% 3.8 25 4 .862 3.21 39 39 0 11 3 0 283.0 242 108 101 23 92 3 209 1 0 8 1159 1.180 115
2 Warren Spahn MLN 6.0 6.0 33% 4.1 21 13 .618 3.02 38 34 3 21 4 0 262.2 236 96 88 24 64 1 115 4 0 4 1064 1.142 122
3 Frank Lary DET 2.0 2.0 11% 4.3 23 9 .719 3.24 36 36 0 22 4 0 275.1 252 117 99 24 66 2 146 6 0 6 1127 1.155 127
Voting Results Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rank Name Tm Vote Pts 1st Place Share WAR G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1 Don Schwall BOS 7.0 7.0 35% 3.5 27 61 5 11 0 6 0 1 .180 .194 .213 .407 15 7 3.22 1.550 25 25 0 178.2 167 8 110 91
2 Dick Howser KCA 6.0 6.0 30% 2.9 158 611 108 171 3 45 37 92 .280 .377 .362 .739
3 Floyd Robinson CHW 2.0 2.0 10% 2.7 132 432 69 134 11 59 7 52 .310 .389 .465 .854
3 Chuck Schilling BOS 2.0 2.0 10% 2.8 158 646 87 167 5 62 7 78 .259 .340 .327 .666
3 Lee Thomas TOT 2.0 2.0 10% 2.1 132 452 77 129 24 70 0 47 .285 .353 .491 .844
6 Jake Wood DET 1.0 1.0 5% 0.4 162 663 96 171 11 69 30 58 .258 .320 .376 .695
Voting Results Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rank Name Tm Vote Pts 1st Place Share WAR G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1 Billy Williams CHC 10.0 10.0 62% 1.2 146 529 75 147 25 86 6 45 .278 .338 .484 .822
2 Joe Torre MLN 5.0 5.0 31% 3.4 113 406 40 113 10 42 3 28 .278 .330 .424 .754
3 Jack Curtis CHC 1.0 1.0 6% 1.4 31 60 8 10 2 4 0 10 .167 .286 .300 .586 10 13 4.89 1.503 31 27 0 180.1 220 23 51 57