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1961 Appalachian League

1961 > Class Short-Season D > League History
Overall: 272 games, 8 teams, approx. 68 games in season
Attendance: n/a
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

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Middlesboro Senators WSA 39 27 .591 --
Wytheville Twins MIN 38 29 .567 1.5
Harlan Smokies 35 34 .507 5.5
Bluefield Orioles BAL 34 34 .500 6
Morristown Cubs CHC 34 36 .486 7
Kingsport Pirates PIT 31 35 .470 8
Salem Rebels SFG 31 35 .470 8
Johnson City Cardinals STL 26 38 .406 12
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

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
Bluefield Orioles BAL 19.8 7.29 69 2754 2317 503 683 130 29 57 441 54 406 564 .295 .397 .450 .847 1042 12 19
Kingsport Pirates PIT 19.3 6.71 68 2776 2277 456 602 116 16 43 374 45 457 587 .264 .384 .386 .770 879 21 21
Wytheville Twins MIN 21.1 6.65 68 2595 2235 452 593 98 33 53 370 46 334 533 .265 .358 .410 .768 916 9 17
Morristown Cubs CHC 19.4 6.48 71 2816 2383 460 585 104 28 66 370 28 405 628 .245 .354 .396 .749 943 16 12
Salem Rebels SFG 19.2 6.44 66 2610 2229 425 608 103 28 37 371 23 353 528 .273 .370 .394 .764 878 12 16
Harlan Smokies 19.9 6.41 69 2643 2222 442 560 107 9 80 361 87 381 651 .252 .360 .416 .776 925 30 10
Middlesboro Senators WSA 20.8 6.30 67 2505 2072 422 536 132 19 51 340 54 398 447 .259 .374 .415 .789 859 9 26
Johnson City Cardinals STL 19.1 5.03 66 2404 2145 332 500 86 18 62 278 43 230 649 .233 .305 .377 .682 808 14 15
League Totals 19.8 6.42 544 21103 17880 3492 4667 876 180 449 2905 380 2964 4587 .261 .364 .405 .769 7250 123 136

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
Middlesboro Senators WSA 19.5 5.34 39 27 .591 4.49 67 67 36 31 2 537.1 476 358 268 36 396 586 21 5 73 2499 1.623 8.0 0.6 6.6 9.8 1.48
Wytheville Twins MIN 20.4 5.91 38 29 .567 4.53 68 68 52 16 1 564.0 562 402 284 62 298 596 26 4 43 2587 1.525 9.0 1.0 4.8 9.5 2.00
Harlan Smokies 19.2 6.43 35 34 .507 5.12 69 69 57 12 5 571.0 569 444 325 54 351 665 26 2 53 2723 1.611 9.0 0.9 5.5 10.5 1.89
Morristown Cubs CHC 19.0 6.52 34 36 .486 5.72 71 71 49 22 2 594.1 686 463 378 79 354 569 18 2 24 2828 1.750 10.4 1.2 5.4 8.6 1.61
Kingsport Pirates PIT 19.3 6.53 31 35 .470 5.11 68 68 59 9 1 570.2 594 444 324 44 385 585 25 7 24 2694 1.716 9.4 0.7 6.1 9.2 1.52
Johnson City Cardinals STL 19.3 6.53 26 38 .406 5.44 66 66 49 17 3 551.1 537 431 333 58 394 521 30 3 43 2599 1.689 8.8 0.9 6.4 8.5 1.32
Bluefield Orioles BAL 19.5 6.97 34 34 .500 5.73 69 69 51 18 3 564.1 622 481 359 55 428 567 29 3 57 2762 1.861 9.9 0.9 6.8 9.0 1.32
Salem Rebels SFG 19.1 7.11 31 35 .470 5.69 66 66 49 17 2 542.2 621 469 343 61 358 498 20 2 50 2617 1.804 10.3 1.0 5.9 8.3 1.39
League Totals 19.4 6.42 268 268 .500 5.23 544 544 402 142 19 4495.2 4667 3492 2614 449 2964 4587 195 28 367 21309 1.697 9.3 0.9 5.9 9.2 1.55

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Middlesboro Senators WSA 67 1612 603 124 36 .947 37 Lew Morton
Bluefield Orioles BAL 69 1693 629 134 48 .945 25 Dee Phillips, John Youse, Bud Bates and Joe Cusick
Morristown Cubs CHC 71 1783 672 155 56 .941 24 John Fitzpatrick
Salem Rebels SFG 66 1628 636 162 48 .933 31 Jodie Phipps
Johnson City Cardinals STL 66 1654 611 162 53 .933 46 Charlie Frey, Johnny Grodzicki, Ed Lyons and George Kissell
Wytheville Twins MIN 68 1692 647 171 44 .932 24 Adelbert Norwood
Kingsport Pirates PIT 68 1712 596 174 53 .930 26 James Gibbons
Harlan Smokies 69 1713 549 200 32 .919 31 Frank Parenti and Eddie Lyons
League Totals 544 13487 4943 1282 370 .935 244