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1961 Florida State League

1961 > Class D > League History
Overall: 483 games, 7 teams, approx. 138 games in season
Attendance: 190,552 (394/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

April 19, 1961 to June 20, 1961
Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Tampa Tarpons CIN 49 20 0 .710 --
Daytona Beach Islanders CHW 34 34 0 .500 14.5
Palatka Redlegs MLN 37 34 0 .521 13
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 37 35 0 .514 13.5
Orlando Dodgers LAD 34 37 0 .479 16
Sarasota Sun Sox KCA 31 39 0 .443 18.5
Leesburg Orioles BAL 23 46 0 .333 26

Second Half

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Sarasota Sun Sox KCA 48 21 0 .696 --
Tampa Tarpons CIN 44 24 0 .647 3.5
Leesburg Orioles BAL 33 34 0 .493 14
Orlando Dodgers LAD 32 37 0 .464 16
Daytona Beach Islanders CHW 29 37 0 .439 17.5
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 30 40 1 .429 18.5
Palatka Redlegs MLN 24 44 1 .353 23.5

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
Sarasota Sun Sox KCA 22.0 5.32 139 4934 4134 739 1085 128 89 19 616 130 47 652 687 .262 .363 .350 .713 1448 33 59 56 41
Tampa Tarpons CIN 20.8 5.10 134 4717 3953 684 1038 139 72 22 539 159 73 591 592 .263 .361 .351 .712 1387 50 72 51 33
Palatka Redlegs MLN 21.5 4.97 140 4982 4089 696 1015 145 33 41 591 62 24 772 784 .248 .367 .330 .697 1349 22 56 43 22
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 20.8 4.57 143 5063 4283 653 1068 113 78 33 555 88 9 629 793 .249 .347 .335 .682 1436 37 63 51 38
Daytona Beach Islanders CHW 21.0 4.30 134 4680 3988 576 984 134 50 30 480 55 19 549 747 .247 .343 .328 .671 1308 50 60 33 25
Leesburg Orioles BAL 21.1 4.21 136 4754 4031 573 995 147 44 30 491 41 30 624 801 .247 .350 .327 .678 1320 30 46 23 29
Orlando Dodgers LAD 21.1 4.16 140 4784 4010 582 909 119 38 34 459 143 41 623 844 .227 .337 .301 .638 1206 62 57 32 27
League Totals 21.2 4.66 966 33914 28488 4503 7094 925 404 209 3731 678 243 4440 5248 .249 .353 .332 .685 9454 284 413 289 215

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
Tampa Tarpons CIN 20.4 3.62 90 44 .672 3.34 134 134 65 69 18 1047.0 891 485 388 22 502 25 726 37 1 58 1.330 7.7 0.2 4.3 6.2 1.45
Sarasota Sun Sox KCA 20.7 4.53 79 60 .568 4.10 139 139 85 54 11 1073.0 1100 629 489 19 566 38 628 32 1 51 1.553 9.2 0.2 4.7 5.3 1.11
Orlando Dodgers LAD 20.8 4.58 66 74 .471 3.86 140 140 74 66 13 1069.0 958 641 458 20 780 38 775 38 5 75 1.626 8.1 0.2 6.6 6.5 0.99
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 20.1 4.78 67 75 .472 4.29 143 143 104 39 7 1110.0 1012 683 529 28 737 24 821 35 1 121 1.576 8.2 0.2 6.0 6.7 1.11
Daytona Beach Islanders CHW 21.6 4.83 63 71 .470 3.87 134 134 77 57 9 1040.0 1072 647 447 23 503 31 824 35 4 41 1.514 9.3 0.2 4.4 7.1 1.64
Palatka Redlegs MLN 20.4 5.01 61 78 .439 4.49 140 140 91 49 8 1075.0 1063 701 536 51 673 28 705 32 4 77 1.615 8.9 0.4 5.6 5.9 1.05
Leesburg Orioles BAL 20.6 5.27 56 80 .412 4.63 136 136 88 48 6 1041.0 997 717 535 41 679 35 784 54 8 64 1.610 8.6 0.4 5.9 6.8 1.15
League Totals 20.6 4.66 482 482 .500 4.08 966 966 584 382 72 7455.0 7093 4503 3382 204 4440 219 5263 263 24 487 1.547 8.6 0.2 5.4 6.4 1.19

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Tampa Tarpons CIN 134 3142 1265 195 94 .958 13 32,027 Johnny Vander Meer
Sarasota Sun Sox KCA 139 3226 1342 217 115 .955 35 30,164 William Robertson
Palatka Redlegs MLN 140 3219 1317 218 107 .954 25 21,682 Mike Fandozzi
St. Petersburg Saints NYY 143 3328 1330 256 97 .948 32 53,330 Robert Bauer
Daytona Beach Islanders CHW 134 3124 1217 258 87 .944 33 29,190 Ray Wilson
Orlando Dodgers LAD 140 3211 1324 283 95 .941 34 13,554 Edward Serrano
Leesburg Orioles BAL 136 3121 1223 287 70 .938 39 10,605 Ray Scarborough, Cal Ripken and Billy DeMars
League Totals 966 22371 9018 1714 665 .948 211 190,552