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1961 Pioneer League

1961 > Class C > League History
Overall: 389 games, 6 teams, approx. 129 games in season
Attendance: 260,896 (670/game)
Other Years: 1960 / 1962
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1960 / 1962

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1960 / 1962

League Standings

First Half

60 games
Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Boise Braves MLN 37 21 0 .638 --
Great Falls Electrics LAD 32 28 0 .533 6
Idaho Falls Russets CHW 31 29 1 .517 7
Pocatello Bannocks KCA,SFG,KCA,SFG 28 32 0 .467 10
Billings Mustangs STL 25 33 1 .431 12
Magic Valley Cowboys PHI 25 35 0 .417 13

Second Half

70 games
Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Great Falls Electrics LAD 40 30 0 .571 --
Magic Valley Cowboys PHI 39 31 1 .557 1
Boise Braves MLN 35 34 0 .507 4.5
Idaho Falls Russets CHW 36 34 0 .514 4
Billings Mustangs STL 30 40 0 .429 10
Pocatello Bannocks KCA,SFG,KCA,SFG 29 40 1 .420 10.5

Finals

5 games
Tm Aff W L Ties
Great Falls Electrics LAD 3 1 0
Boise Braves MLN 1 3 0

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Boise Braves MLN 22.0 6.38 127 5085 4389 810 1265 227 36 133 724 67 17 572 935 .288 .373 .447 .821 1963 83 49 34 41
Magic Valley Cowboys PHI 20.3 6.34 131 5209 4432 831 1247 198 32 161 747 69 30 639 1121 .281 .378 .449 .828 1992 77 73 32 33
Pocatello Bannocks KCA,SFG 23.4 5.85 130 5176 4517 760 1303 245 64 123 680 52 28 512 906 .288 .365 .453 .818 2045 116 55 53 39
Idaho Falls Russets CHW 21.8 5.68 131 5173 4348 744 1160 169 69 91 651 71 19 679 995 .267 .368 .400 .768 1740 92 44 53 49
Great Falls Electrics LAD 22.4 5.48 130 5100 4501 712 1240 216 61 104 628 78 40 498 941 .275 .348 .420 .768 1890 82 26 34 41
Billings Mustangs STL 20.9 5.40 129 5121 4422 697 1196 210 57 98 621 70 18 580 986 .270 .356 .410 .766 1814 98 26 57 36
League Totals 21.8 5.85 778 30864 26609 4554 7411 1265 319 710 4051 407 152 3480 5884 .279 .365 .430 .795 11444 548 273 263 239

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G 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
Great Falls Electrics LAD 20.7 5.02 72 58 .554 130 130 653 1
Boise Braves MLN 20.2 5.57 72 55 .567 127 127 707 6
Idaho Falls Russets CHW 21.5 5.72 67 63 .515 131 131 749 3
Magic Valley Cowboys PHI 20.1 6.17 64 66 .492 131 131 808 7
Billings Mustangs STL 20.3 6.26 55 73 .430 129 129 808 5
Pocatello Bannocks KCA,SFG 21.1 6.38 57 72 .442 130 130 829 11
League Totals 20.7 5.85 387 387 .500 778 778 4554 33

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Pocatello Bannocks KCA,SFG 130 3362 1194 198 111 .958 31 32,099 Bert Thiel
Great Falls Electrics LAD 130 3410 1335 222 119 .955 25 59,406 Al Ronning
Boise Braves MLN 127 3289 1364 223 128 .954 15 41,797 Gordon Maltzberger
Magic Valley Cowboys PHI 131 3358 1312 235 110 .952 17 61,405 Jack Phillips
Billings Mustangs STL 129 3341 1339 247 115 .950 31 36,613 Grover Resinger and Owen Friend
Idaho Falls Russets CHW 131 3385 1204 253 105 .948 25 29,576 George Sobek and Herman Reich
League Totals 778 20145 7748 1378 688 .953 144 260,896