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1961 Carolina League

1961 > Class B > League History
Overall: 418 games, 6 teams, approx. 139 games in season
Attendance: 261,266 (625/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

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Wilson Tobs MIN 83 56 .597 --
Burlington Indians CLE 71 66 .518 11
Greensboro Yankees NYY 70 68 .507 12.5
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 68 72 .486 15.5
Durham Bulls DET 65 73 .471 17.5
Raleigh Capitals 58 80 .420 24.5
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
Greensboro Yankees NYY 22.0 5.48 139 5428 4679 762 1250 184 46 102 640 130 48 609 768 .267 .352 .392 .744 1832 36 49 55 27
Burlington Indians CLE 22.1 4.94 138 5403 4595 682 1141 182 39 83 588 72 48 662 801 .248 .346 .359 .705 1650 42 68 36 41
Wilson Tobs MIN 23.9 4.94 139 5348 4494 687 1106 171 51 68 591 75 32 679 770 .246 .351 .352 .703 1583 60 86 29 53
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 22.3 4.54 142 5414 4654 645 1170 214 46 65 562 57 34 621 863 .251 .341 .359 .700 1671 34 69 36 30
Durham Bulls DET 22.5 4.44 140 5237 4691 622 1191 178 34 100 547 149 42 427 797 .254 .320 .370 .690 1737 42 52 25 33
Raleigh Capitals 23.4 4.30 138 5299 4470 593 1063 178 28 65 526 40 10 654 914 .238 .342 .334 .676 1492 79 53 43 36
League Totals 22.7 4.77 836 32129 27583 3991 6921 1107 244 483 3454 523 214 3652 4913 .251 .342 .361 .703 9965 293 377 224 220

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
Wilson Tobs MIN 21.8 4.19 83 56 .597 3.42 139 139 84 55 10 1207.2 1132 583 459 62 560 14 855 37 6 63 5262 1.401 8.4 0.5 4.2 6.4 1.53
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 22.7 4.59 68 72 .486 3.59 142 142 90 52 8 1234.0 1122 652 492 63 556 36 942 75 4 61 5411 1.360 8.2 0.5 4.1 6.9 1.69
Durham Bulls DET 22.6 4.84 65 73 .471 3.69 140 140 101 39 10 1219.0 1214 677 500 92 615 53 846 34 9 67 5400 1.500 9.0 0.7 4.5 6.2 1.38
Burlington Indians CLE 21.8 4.86 71 66 .518 3.65 138 138 92 46 4 1212.0 1182 670 491 99 650 31 732 46 3 64 5362 1.512 8.8 0.7 4.8 5.4 1.13
Greensboro Yankees NYY 21.4 5.02 70 68 .507 3.93 139 139 90 49 8 1215.0 1117 698 531 95 699 62 827 56 4 54 5427 1.495 8.3 0.7 5.2 6.1 1.18
Raleigh Capitals 23.1 5.15 58 80 .420 3.97 138 138 97 41 9 1193.2 1154 711 527 72 573 24 711 45 15 69 5276 1.447 8.7 0.5 4.3 5.4 1.24
League Totals 22.2 4.77 415 415 .500 3.71 836 836 554 282 49 7281.1 6921 3991 3000 483 3653 220 4913 293 41 378 32138 1.452 8.6 0.6 4.5 6.1 1.34

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Durham Bulls DET 140 3657 1558 218 147 .960 35 33,235 Al Lakeman
Burlington Indians CLE 138 3636 1587 221 160 .959 35 32,405 Walt Novick and Bill Herring
Wilson Tobs MIN 139 3623 1380 221 116 .958 20 37,893 Jack McKeon
Greensboro Yankees NYY 139 3645 1465 254 145 .953 32 61,017 Wayne Terwilliger
Raleigh Capitals 138 3581 1578 276 112 .949 32 26,480 Enos Slaughter
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 142 3702 1491 293 120 .947 28 70,236 Elmer Yoter and Matt Sczesny
League Totals 836 21844 9059 1483 800 .954 182 261,266