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1961 Minor League Pitching Leaders

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Rk Age Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 David Seeman 22 SEL,BRL ALFL,CARL D,B CLE 24 3 .889 2.81 32 28 20 3 227.1 212 79 71 16 59 1 142 6 0 5 1.192 8.4 0.6 2.3 5.6 2.41
2 Howie Koplitz 23 BIR SOUA AA DET 23 3 .885 2.11 36 24 230.0 163 68 54 13 75 1.035 6.4 0.5 2.9
3 Carmelo Aquino 19 ORL,REN FLOR,CALL D,C LAD 22 8 .733 3.46 35 29 12 2 195.0 175 103 75 10 100 0 91 5 0 2 1.410 8.1 0.5 4.6 4.2 0.91
4 David Busby 20 WLO MIDW D BOS 21 7 .750 2.42 29 27 219.0 176 74 59 5 62 1.087 7.2 0.2 2.5
5 Dennis Ribant 19 DAV,AUS MIDW,TL D,AA MLN 21 4 .840 1.68 27 25 5 2 209.0 143 46 39 9 57 1 46 1 0 2 0.957 6.2 0.4 2.5 2.0 0.81
6 Larry Danforth 21 LEW NORW B KCA 20 5 .800 2.41 33 25 205.0 167 64 55 8 47 1.044 7.3 0.4 2.1
7 Bruce Gardner 22 REN CALL C LAD 20 4 .833 2.82 30 26 188.0 151 73 59 12 87 1.266 7.2 0.6 4.2
8 Joe Moeller 18 REN,SPO,GRV CALL,PCL,SALL C,AAA,A LAD 20 9 .690 2.39 33 29 237.0 185 77 63 8 66 1.059 7.0 0.3 2.5
9 Tom Newton 20 DAV MIDW D MLN 20 7 .741 2.92 29 27 228.0 201 88 74 15 74 1.206 7.9 0.6 2.9
10 Jerry Thomas 22 SPF EL A SFG 20 7 .741 2.40 32 30 229.0 175 88 61 8 88 1.148 6.9 0.3 3.5
11 Jimmy Ward 22 GRF PION C LAD 20 6 .769 3.45 31 31 17 1 240.0 261 119 92 18 69 219 10 0 8 1.375 9.8 0.7 2.6 8.2 3.17
12 John Boozer 22 CNG SOUA AA PHI 19 9 .679 2.61 35 24 207.0 170 71 60 12 57 1.097 7.4 0.5 2.5
13 Wally Seward 29 NVL,BFL SOUA,IL AA,AAA MIN,PHI 19 10 .655 2.95 37 28 225.2 233 88 74 15 59 1.294 9.3 0.6 2.4
14 Ronald Banovic 24 SAR FLOR D KCA 18 9 .667 3.35 34 28 19 4 223.0 218 100 83 3 92 14 128 4 0 7 1.390 8.8 0.1 3.7 5.2 1.39
15 Pete Cianflone 23 ORL FLOR D LAD 18 8 .692 2.12 29 26 20 5 195.0 159 71 46 4 68 6 131 1 1 3 1.164 7.3 0.2 3.1 6.0 1.93
16 Bill Holmes 23 CDR IIIL B MLN 18 4 .818 2.20 24 23 200.0 168 60 49 10 65 1.165 7.6 0.4 2.9
17 Don Rudolph 29 INA AA AAA CIN 18 9 .667 3.54 35 33 221.0 236 97 87 19 46 1.276 9.6 0.8 1.9
18 Paul Toth 26 TUL TL AA STL 18 7 .720 2.37 43 19 13 3 190.0 171 67 50 20 57 8 125 2 0 11 1.200 8.1 0.9 2.7 5.9 2.19
19 James Farland 23 ORL FLOR D LAD 17 10 .630 2.67 34 27 17 3 209.0 184 97 62 4 114 9 206 4 0 8 1.426 7.9 0.2 4.9 8.9 1.81
20 Jim Hannan 21 OLE NYPL D BOS 17 7 .708 3.17 31 23 11 5 196.0 146 84 69 21 86 254 1 0 7 1.184 6.7 1.0 3.9 11.7 2.95
21 James Little 21 HOB,BUR SOPH,IIIL D,B PIT 17 3 .850 3.33 26 20 19 3 162.0 129 75 60 7 124 190 3 0 11 1.562 7.2 0.4 6.9 10.6 1.53
22 Larry Maxie 20 AUS,LOU TL,AA AA,AAA MLN 17 7 .708 2.40 31 26 15 4 214.0 136 65 57 9 108 1 47 15 0 17 1.140 5.7 0.4 4.5 2.0 0.44
23 Jack Taylor 33 CHR SALL A MIN 17 12 .586 2.98 33 30 223.1 199 91 74 15 74 1.222 8.0 0.6 3.0
24 Harry Fanok 21 TUL TL AA STL 16 7 .696 2.24 25 23 12 8 185.0 129 52 46 5 68 3 158 2 0 5 1.065 6.3 0.2 3.3 7.7 2.32
25 James Hardison 26 AVL,MAC SALL,SOUA A,AA PIT 16 3 .842 2.82 39 19 188.0 176 90 59 13 88 1.404 8.4 0.6 4.2
26 Ron Herbel 23 TAC PCL AAA SFG 16 5 .762 3.57 29 28 184.0 169 86 73 11 86 1.386 8.3 0.5 4.2
27 Richard Holden 21 BOI,YAK PION,NORW C,B MLN 16 4 .800 4.02 32 25 8 0 177.0 180 97 79 18 76 112 2 0 9 1.446 9.2 0.9 3.9 5.7 1.47
28 Thomas Murray 23 REN CALL C LAD 16 8 .667 3.39 34 26 191.0 200 104 72 13 66 1.393 9.4 0.6 3.1
29 Gaylord Perry 22 TAC PCL AAA SFG 16 10 .615 2.55 33 30 219.0 208 79 62 13 61 1.228 8.5 0.5 2.5
30 Arsenio Sotolongo 19 TAM FLOR D CIN 16 7 .696 2.68 27 23 12 3 171.0 148 67 51 5 67 3 156 3 0 4 1.257 7.8 0.3 3.5 8.2 2.33
31 Ray Washburn 23 SJN IL AAA STL 16 9 .640 2.34 30 26 181.0 160 60 47 8 55 1.188 8.0 0.4 2.7
32 Fred Waters 34 PSC ALFL D WSA 16 4 .800 1.97 24 23 16 5 183.0 136 52 40 10 45 197 1 1 10 0.989 6.7 0.5 2.2 9.7 4.38
33 Nick Willhite 20 GRV SALL A LAD 16 9 .640 1.80 28 27 230.0 176 64 46 14 46 0.965 6.9 0.5 1.8
34 John Drysdale 22 ART,GRF SOPH,PION D,C LAD 15 12 .556 3.60 32 28 14 3 200.0 209 118 80 14 78 136 2 0 6 1.435 9.4 0.6 3.5 6.1 1.74
35 Albert Eisele 24 BRL CARL B CLE 15 11 .577 3.64 38 27 11 0 207.2 223 114 84 12 94 3 111 12 0 10 1.526 9.7 0.5 4.1 4.8 1.18
36 Doug Gallagher 21 BIR,DEN SOUA,AA AA,AAA DET 15 10 .600 3.50 31 28 216.0 204 101 84 8 107 1.440 8.5 0.3 4.5
37 David Getz 19 BAK CALL C PHI 15 6 .714 3.54 27 26 173.0 177 89 68 14 75 1.457 9.2 0.7 3.9
38 William Jones 23 WLS CARL B MIN 15 8 .652 2.48 36 25 11 2 203.0 165 72 56 6 80 1 157 10 0 7 1.207 7.3 0.3 3.5 7.0 1.96
39 Dick Kelley 21 CDR IIIL B MLN 15 5 .750 2.42 26 24 186.0 132 61 50 15 122 1.366 6.4 0.7 5.9
40 Alan Koch 23 BIR SOUA AA DET 15 10 .600 3.53 32 26 194.0 175 85 76 7 87 1.351 8.1 0.3 4.0
41 John Lane 18 SBY,JCK WCAR,SALL D,A 15 8 .652 2.34 27 21 8 2 173.0 155 79 45 5 92 81 4 0 8 1.428 8.1 0.3 4.8 4.2 0.88
42 Al Lary 32 HSN AA AAA CHC 15 9 .625 3.58 37 32 231.0 217 102 92 27 72 1.251 8.5 1.1 2.8
43 Bob Locker 23 LIN IIIL B CHW 15 12 .556 2.57 33 30 228.0 170 96 65 2 106 1.211 6.7 0.1 4.2
44 Raymond Loya 23 SLM NORW B LAD 15 9 .625 3.67 26 24 169.0 169 82 69 13 70 1.414 9.0 0.7 3.7
45 Billy MacLeod 19 WSM CARL B BOS 15 8 .652 2.31 31 26 15 2 206.1 152 77 53 6 89 2 208 30 0 10 1.168 6.6 0.3 3.9 9.1 2.34
46 Michael McCarthy 20 DYB,CHS FLOR,SALL D,A CHW 15 13 .536 3.19 38 27 10 3 183.2 155 88 65 0 82 9 120 4 1 8 1.290 7.6 0.0 4.0 5.9 1.46
47 Roger McCombs 22 PSC ALFL D WSA 15 7 .682 3.45 25 24 16 2 185.0 132 86 71 10 132 181 16 3 13 1.427 6.4 0.5 6.4 8.8 1.37
48 Melvin McGavock 24 GRV SALL A LAD 15 13 .536 3.21 30 28 227.0 233 104 81 16 49 1.242 9.2 0.6 1.9
49 Ed Merritt 21 GBO CARL B NYY 15 10 .600 2.98 29 29 15 2 211.1 182 91 70 13 108 9 132 5 1 5 1.372 7.8 0.6 4.6 5.6 1.22
50 Herb Moford 32 ROC IL AAA BAL 15 13 .536 3.16 36 34 219.0 188 94 77 24 55 1.110 7.7 1.0 2.3
51 Daniel Neville 20 TAM FLOR D CIN 15 4 .789 1.94 20 20 15 2 153.0 99 49 33 0 66 5 140 5 0 12 1.078 5.8 0.0 3.9 8.2 2.12
52 Claude Osteen 21 INA AA AAA CIN 15 11 .577 3.53 28 26 191.0 184 92 75 9 77 1.366 8.7 0.4 3.6
53 Laurin Pepper 30 DFW AA AAA LAA 15 11 .577 3.45 34 32 227.0 234 104 87 12 94 1.445 9.3 0.5 3.7
54 James Ponceroff 18 MGV PION C PHI 15 9 .625 3.75 29 22 11 1 180.0 188 92 75 19 50 136 2 0 11 1.322 9.4 1.0 2.5 6.8 2.72
55 Charlie Rabe 29 MAC SOUA AA 15 10 .600 3.19 33 27 231.0 219 101 82 16 61 1.212 8.5 0.6 2.4
56 Bob Saban 30 CHR SALL A MIN 15 10 .600 3.06 31 29 218.0 229 92 74 13 74 1.390 9.5 0.5 3.1
57 Bob Scott 23 STK,FOX CALL,IIIL C,B BAL 15 7 .682 3.30 28 25 169.0 165 82 62 13 58 1.320 8.8 0.7 3.1
58 Hal Stowe 23 AMA,RMD TL,IL AA,AAA NYY 15 3 .833 3.43 29 22 8 1 160.0 173 77 61 14 41 2 88 5 0 2 1.338 9.7 0.8 2.3 5.0 2.15
59 Dave Thies 24 HAW PCL AAA KCA 15 7 .682 4.02 28 27 186.0 183 90 83 20 64 1.328 8.9 1.0 3.1
60 Tom Timmermann 21 DSU NORL C DET 15 6 .714 2.70 27 25 14 3 183.0 160 75 55 8 65 122 4 1 4 1.230 7.9 0.4 3.2 6.0 1.88
61 Jerry Walters 21 SEL ALFL D CLE 15 4 .789 2.36 28 23 14 2 191.0 201 72 50 8 48 105 2 0 5 1.304 9.5 0.4 2.3 4.9 2.19
62 Thomas Young 20 PNC,REN,GRV ALFL,CALL,SALL D,C,A LAD 15 7 .682 2.62 31 24 13 3 185.1 161 69 54 7 90 176 4 0 9 1.354 7.8 0.3 4.4 8.5 1.96
63 John Anderson 31 ROC IL AAA BAL 14 9 .609 3.65 33 32 195.0 207 95 79 20 39 1.262 9.6 0.9 1.8
64 Ron Blackburn 26 DFW,MAC AA,SOUA AAA,AA LAA 14 11 .560 4.08 63 2 128.0 139 61 58 13 33 1.344 9.8 0.9 2.3
65 Gary Dotter 18 WLS CARL B MIN 14 8 .636 3.09 29 25 12 0 180.2 170 81 62 4 75 0 112 4 1 9 1.356 8.5 0.2 3.7 5.6 1.49
66 Jesse Evans 20 QUI MIDW D SFG 14 9 .609 4.06 27 22 155.0 131 82 70 8 95 1.458 7.6 0.5 5.5
67 Michael Fedak 21 MTG,DSU ALFL,NORL D,C DET 14 6 .700 2.98 35 21 6 0 172.0 174 89 57 4 63 92 5 0 6 1.378 9.1 0.2 3.3 4.8 1.46
68 Lazaro Gomez 18 EUG NORW B SFG 14 9 .609 3.00 34 24 189.0 155 69 63 16 58 1.127 7.4 0.8 2.8
69 Bob House 23 CLI MIDW D CHW 14 3 .824 3.55 21 18 137.0 132 66 54 5 38 1.241 8.7 0.3 2.5
70 Clark Johnson 23 RGV TL AA SFG 14 9 .609 3.89 31 29 10 1 208.0 197 107 90 22 92 8 153 8 0 9 1.389 8.5 1.0 4.0 6.6 1.66
71 Richard Lamery 19 YAK NORW B MLN 14 11 .560 4.35 29 27 178.0 177 105 86 14 82 1.455 8.9 0.7 4.1
72 Edward LeClair 20 ELP SOPH D SFG 14 5 .737 4.77 32 22 11 0 166.0 169 126 88 21 114 132 5 1 9 1.705 9.2 1.1 6.2 7.2 1.16
73 Thomas McNulty 25 AMA TL AA NYY 14 5 .737 3.06 32 19 6 3 159.0 144 65 54 9 48 5 133 2 0 12 1.208 8.2 0.5 2.7 7.5 2.77
74 Carlos Medrano 21 MBO,PSC APPY,ALFL D-,D WSA 14 4 .778 3.26 27 17 0 0 141.0 128 69 51 12 63 28 0 0 5 1.355 8.2 0.8 4.0 1.8 0.44
75 Arthur Mehuron 21 LNC,TUL EL,TL A,AA STL 14 12 .538 4.25 37 29 1 1 180.0 180 102 85 12 81 0 26 3 0 2 1.450 9.0 0.6 4.0 1.3 0.32
76 Luis Penalver 19 ELP SOPH D SFG 14 8 .636 4.14 42 11 5 1 152.0 154 94 70 9 54 137 4 1 17 1.368 9.1 0.5 3.2 8.1 2.54
77 Roy Peterson 24 BNG EL A NYY 14 8 .636 4.29 30 23 170.0 207 97 81 12 51 1.518 11.0 0.6 2.7
78 Joseph Petrikovic 20 ABD NORL C BAL 14 7 .667 2.87 27 23 13 2 179.0 183 75 57 9 57 109 3 1 7 1.341 9.2 0.5 2.9 5.5 1.91
79 Ron Piche 26 VAN PCL AAA MLN 14 7 .667 2.26 29 21 175.0 152 56 44 10 69 1.263 7.8 0.5 3.5
80 Don Rowe 25 CLB,MOB IL,SOUA AAA,AA PIT 14 10 .583 3.41 34 26 195.1 195 89 74 15 74 1.377 9.0 0.7 3.4
81 Roger Roy 23 YAK NORW B MLN 14 9 .609 3.43 32 28 210.0 220 94 80 10 52 1.295 9.4 0.4 2.2
82 Gordon Seyfried 23 DEN AA AAA DET 14 8 .636 4.36 30 27 198.0 244 107 96 16 38 1.424 11.1 0.7 1.7
83 Tommie Sisk 19 AVL,CLB SALL,IL A,AAA PIT 14 6 .700 4.04 30 23 178.0 171 97 80 12 76 1.388 8.6 0.6 3.8
84 Dave Stenhouse 27 JER IL AAA CIN 14 12 .538 3.32 30 30 214.0 184 96 79 13 86 1.262 7.7 0.5 3.6
85 John Strzyzewski 22 ERI NYPL D MIN 14 9 .609 4.07 28 26 16 3 197.0 189 101 89 28 59 127 0 0 4 1.259 8.6 1.3 2.7 5.8 2.15
86 Rupe Toppin 19 SAR FLOR D KCA 14 11 .560 4.26 40 24 8 2 152.0 168 101 72 2 84 8 89 3 0 7 1.658 9.9 0.1 5.0 5.3 1.06
87 Rene Valdes 32 SPO PCL AAA LAD 14 11 .560 3.64 46 18 168.0 151 76 68 16 59 1.250 8.1 0.9 3.2
88 Bob Veale 25 CLB IL AAA PIT 14 11 .560 2.55 28 28 201.0 169 69 57 11 92 1.299 7.6 0.5 4.1
89 Lou Vickery 19 TUL TL AA STL 14 10 .583 3.05 31 27 13 3 195.0 180 83 66 11 54 4 110 4 0 10 1.200 8.3 0.5 2.5 5.1 2.04
90 Timothy Wells 20 ERI NYPL D MIN 14 9 .609 4.38 26 26 12 1 181.0 181 107 88 26 90 162 3 0 8 1.497 9.0 1.3 4.5 8.1 1.80
91 Dave Wickersham 25 SHV SOUA AA KCA 14 11 .560 2.45 57 0 121.0 90 51 33 8 44 1.107 6.7 0.6 3.3
92 Ronald Woods 23 CHS SALL A CHW 14 8 .636 3.24 29 29 197.0 161 88 71 10 71 1.178 7.4 0.5 3.2
93 Jack Aker 20 LEW NORW B KCA 13 12 .520 4.32 29 21 171.0 183 98 82 9 54 1.386 9.6 0.5 2.8
94 Phillip Andress 24 SHL WCAR D PIT 13 5 .722 3.24 24 22 14 1 164.0 130 81 59 3 89 121 8 0 12 1.335 7.1 0.2 4.9 6.6 1.36
95 Leslie Bass 22 AUS TL AA MLN 13 7 .650 2.83 33 25 12 2 197.0 180 72 62 13 54 6 122 3 1 4 1.188 8.2 0.6 2.5 5.6 2.26
96 Steve Blass 19 BAT NYPL D PIT 13 6 .684 3.32 23 21 10 3 160.0 133 81 59 11 117 227 4 0 4 1.562 7.5 0.6 6.6 12.8 1.94
97 Jim Bouton 22 AMA TL AA NYY 13 7 .650 2.97 28 27 13 2 197.0 179 80 65 11 81 5 151 5 0 11 1.320 8.2 0.5 3.7 6.9 1.86
98 Ted Davidson 21 TPK,CLM IIIL,SALL B,A CIN 13 7 .650 3.39 26 20 162.0 145 79 61 18 86 1.426 8.1 1.0 4.8
99 Ricardo Delgado 21 DSU,DHM NORL,CARL C,B DET 13 7 .650 2.74 47 3 1 0 141.1 119 58 43 5 52 116 4 0 5 1.210 7.6 0.3 3.3 7.4 2.23
100 Lee Featherstone 21 IDF PION C CHW 13 10 .565 3.70 30 27 11 2 185.0 199 100 76 13 39 164 4 0 6 1.286 9.7 0.6 1.9 8.0 4.21

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