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1961 South Atlantic League

1961 > Class A > League History
Overall: 552 games, 8 teams, approx. 138 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
Asheville Tourists PIT 87 50 .635 --
Knoxville Smokies DET 75 64 .540 13
Greenville Spinners LAD 72 66 .522 15.5
Columbia Reds CIN 70 65 .519 16
Charleston White Sox CHW 70 68 .507 17.5
Portsmouth-Norfolk Tides KCA 66 72 .478 21.5
Charlotte Hornets MIN 61 79 .436 27.5
Jacksonville Jets 51 88 .367 37
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
Asheville Tourists PIT 22.8 5.65 137 5219 4558 774 1224 228 41 155 676 89 46 572 880 .269 .348 .439 .787 1999 58 31 34
Knoxville Smokies DET 23.1 5.04 139 5409 4650 700 1220 173 83 75 628 46 22 673 700 .262 .353 .384 .737 1784 46 40 31
Portsmouth-Norfolk Tides KCA 25.7 4.60 138 5184 4564 635 1177 191 42 93 558 35 25 549 720 .258 .335 .379 .714 1731 33 38 24
Charleston White Sox CHW 24.0 4.55 138 5171 4484 628 1132 170 40 68 541 109 57 582 805 .252 .336 .354 .690 1586 74 31 29
Columbia Reds CIN 22.5 4.47 135 5117 4439 603 1138 169 34 78 531 64 45 589 759 .256 .341 .362 .703 1609 50 39 23
Greenville Spinners LAD 23.4 4.22 138 5114 4468 583 1065 162 43 67 499 66 37 540 838 .238 .318 .339 .657 1514 71 35 31
Charlotte Hornets MIN 25.7 4.05 140 5304 4696 567 1159 175 30 73 492 48 44 517 703 .247 .320 .343 .663 1613 62 29 29
Jacksonville Jets 24.4 3.52 139 5053 4471 489 1010 159 24 71 427 48 38 499 875 .226 .302 .320 .622 1430 53 30 28
League Totals 24.0 4.51 1104 41571 36330 4979 9125 1427 337 680 4352 505 314 4521 6280 .251 .332 .365 .697 13266 447 273 229

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
Charleston White Sox CHW 23.2 4.04 70 68 .507 3.32 138 138 101 37 10 1197.1 1070 558 442 67 528 27 805 35 4 59 5143 1.335 8.0 0.5 4.0 6.1 1.52
Greenville Spinners LAD 22.7 4.28 72 66 .522 3.54 138 138 68 70 15 1198.1 1130 591 471 74 576 31 852 41 4 41 5205 1.424 8.5 0.6 4.3 6.4 1.48
Columbia Reds CIN 22.5 4.43 70 65 .519 3.69 135 135 95 40 11 1169.0 1065 598 479 92 620 22 769 47 6 56 5120 1.441 8.2 0.7 4.8 5.9 1.24
Knoxville Smokies DET 24.3 4.43 75 64 .540 3.77 139 139 84 55 8 1214.2 1101 616 509 81 546 32 816 34 2 59 5242 1.356 8.2 0.6 4.0 6.0 1.49
Jacksonville Jets 22.9 4.60 51 88 .367 3.65 139 139 98 41 7 1202.1 1180 639 487 64 580 29 778 58 7 66 5287 1.464 8.8 0.5 4.3 5.8 1.34
Asheville Tourists PIT 24.1 4.66 87 50 .635 3.69 137 137 82 55 8 1196.0 1144 638 490 101 631 37 806 43 2 89 5301 1.484 8.6 0.8 4.7 6.1 1.28
Charlotte Hornets MIN 26.1 4.66 61 79 .436 3.60 140 140 91 49 11 1236.2 1218 652 495 87 505 21 714 54 2 34 5408 1.393 8.9 0.6 3.7 5.2 1.41
Portsmouth-Norfolk Tides KCA 25.1 4.98 66 72 .478 4.30 138 138 107 31 4 1180.0 1217 687 564 114 535 30 740 33 5 92 5211 1.485 9.3 0.9 4.1 5.6 1.38
League Totals 23.9 4.51 552 552 .500 3.69 1104 1104 726 378 74 9594.1 9125 4979 3937 680 4521 229 6280 345 32 496 41917 1.422 8.6 0.6 4.2 5.9 1.39

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Knoxville Smokies DET 139 3644 1473 165 117 .969 17 Frank Carswell
Charleston White Sox CHW 138 3592 1400 171 103 .967 24 Ira Hutchinson
Greenville Spinners LAD 138 3595 1386 203 132 .961 19 Roy Hartsfield
Asheville Tourists PIT 137 3588 1501 213 141 .960 11 Ray Hathaway
Charlotte Hornets MIN 140 3710 1564 219 132 .960 22 n/a
Portsmouth-Norfolk Tides KCA 138 3540 1470 211 138 .960 28 Granny Hamner
Columbia Reds CIN 135 3501 1291 198 123 .960 13 Hersh Freeman and Ted Beard
Jacksonville Jets 139 3607 1506 241 135 .955 20 Dixie Howell and Tom Saffell
League Totals 1104 28777 11591 1621 1021 .961 154