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1961 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

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

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
26Dominican Winter League4
27Mexican Pacific Winter League
28Northern Autumn League6
29Panama-Nicaragua Winter League4
30Puerto Rican Winter League6
31Roberto Avila League6
32Sonora Winter League4
33Venezuelan Winter League4
37Western Canada League
38Arizona Instructional League6
39Florida Instructional League6
40Peninsula Winter League8
41Florida Winter League6
35American LeagueMajor League1028.24.531622623065490473421403722264041534684057831159028330.256.329.395.724216731256319733448290
36National LeagueMajor League827.64.521238472624212856001102917493501196522146828839956622.262.327.405.73217066976254572313442
6American AssociationAAA626.14.639043417130376418381431407288667387334331144770.268.334.399.73312127795439242255
7International LeagueAAA826.94.00123844431399064957100501554330945451637337116888.252.313.378.69215099536278
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA826.54.68123646775408985785106891672375982534243921549326622.261.338.393.73116057941578367
3Mexican LeagueAA629.14.928053043526763396275021202295458361629316230183555.280.350.399.74910668669394260
4Southern AssociationAA825.74.78122246772409075836108301861304741525933550646491.265.343.379.723155221007444357373
5Texas LeagueAA624.34.508393208028051377771561132215597334238016831914725.255.333.375.70810509598187473178261
1Eastern LeagueA622.84.948383114427496413973751292325544369033830395153.268.338.398.73610949354255
2South Atlantic LeagueA824.04.5111044157136330497991251427337680435250531445216280.251.332.365.69713266447273229
9Carolina LeagueB622.74.778363212927583399169211107244483345452321436524913.251.342.361.7039965293377224220
10Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB622.24.977782988725677386765311054227521336652836745561.254.345.374.7199602539344192231
11Northwest LeagueB622.94.638382971825868387969001128226498345039522333105000.267.347.386.7339974584326214
12California LeagueC621.15.328383162927216445771871131264569387562723539146090.264.354.388.74210553432285214
13Mexican Center LeagueC622.25.297342829824320388064301099316450335549026433662782.264.350.391.7429511624347265
14Northern LeagueC621.85.21764295822503639786560942212448337359736944561.262.360.370.7309270255387210
15Pioneer LeagueC621.85.857783086426609455474111265319710405140715234805884.279.365.430.79511444548273263239
16Alabama-Florida LeagueD621.05.29708273592300537445870917170405313646912935734685.255.359.363.7228342436268334179
17Florida State LeagueD721.24.66966339142848845037094925404209373167824344405248.249.353.332.6859454284413289215
18Midwest LeagueD820.65.479963769332304544983101381267753460859647197173.257.350.386.73612484435235
19New York-Pennsylvania LeagueD820.75.9110003909532479591084021467307858502570155747343.259.370.402.77213057587329434279
20Sophomore LeagueD620.36.737603026225270511669211106350572428878822343045678.274.382.413.79510443439237223228
21Western Carolina LeagueD621.15.69610235551996634725109862263233277855229844179.256.357.360.7177196244207154
22Appalachian LeagueShort-Season D819.86.42544211031788034924667876180449290538029644587.261.364.405.7697250123136
23Cuban LeagueForeign
24Japan Central LeagueForeign625.23.19780286022569824896052961161456233150436720564087.236.294.339.6338703486146546156147
25Japan Pacific LeagueForeign625.83.828403107828260320570081248198571295856830620634891.248.302.367.66910365616194387174159
34Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
25Dominican Winter League4
26Northern Autumn League6
27Panama-Nicaragua Winter League4
28Puerto Rican Winter League6
29Roberto Avila League6
30Sonora Winter League4
31Venezuelan Winter League4
34Arizona Instructional League6
35Florida Instructional League6
36Peninsula Winter League8
37Florida Winter League6
32American LeagueMajor League1027.84.53807807.5004.0216221622120541710028914426.2140377342645115345902290833031930424623061.3828.81.03.75.21.41
33National LeagueMajor League827.44.52616616.5004.03123812389103287321211026.2110295600493911963995442662225433356472661.3639.01.03.35.41.66
6American AssociationAAA625.94.63448448.5004.10904904670234547887.08143418335936673114255477017015282343441.4279.30.83.65.41.53
7International LeagueAAA827.44.00615615.50012381238495720
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA827.44.68616616.500123612365785
3Mexican LeagueAA627.35.28377424.4718058054248
4Southern AssociationAA824.84.78610610.5004.12122212228313917110604.01083058364860741506437364912692447458671.4999.20.64.35.51.28
5Texas LeagueAA623.04.16442395.5283.43839839533306647352.06791349128065423263221483319493671.3688.30.74.05.91.48
1Eastern LeagueA622.14.94419419.5004.33838838540298517090.07375413934155443037229515526423402314191.4699.40.73.96.51.70
2South Atlantic LeagueA823.94.51552552.5003.6911041104726378749594.19125497939376804521229628034532496419171.4228.60.64.25.91.39
9Carolina LeagueB622.24.77415415.5003.71836836554282497281.16921399130004833653220491329341378321381.4528.60.64.56.11.34
10Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB621.74.97389389.5004.09778778482296456740.26531386730635213674261556124638358301371.5148.70.74.97.41.51
11Northwest LeagueB621.94.63418418.5008388383879
12California LeagueC621.05.32418418.500838838445734
13Mexican Center LeagueC621.75.29359359.5007347343880
14Northern LeagueC620.95.21381381.5004.17764764471293396490.06560397830084483694456125533437296001.5809.10.65.16.31.23
15Pioneer LeagueC620.75.85387387.500778778455433
16Alabama-Florida LeagueD620.95.29353353.5004.18708708462246425995.058703744278540535734685268225441.5758.80.65.47.01.31
17Florida State LeagueD720.64.66482482.5004.08966966584382727455.070934503338220444402195263263244871.5478.60.25.46.41.19
18Midwest LeagueD820.35.47495495.5004.61996996606390668295.08310544942467534719717333728624380461.5719.00.85.17.81.52
19New York-Pennsylvania LeagueD820.45.91500500.5004.8410001000685315508541.08402591045918585574734332929460391111.6368.90.95.97.71.32
20Sophomore LeagueD620.26.73380380.500760760511633
21Western Carolina LeagueD621.45.69304304.5004.34610610416194255061.0510934722442233298441792443245640661.5999.10.45.37.41.40
22Appalachian LeagueShort-Season D819.46.42268268.5005.23544544402142194495.24667349226144492964458719528367213091.6979.30.95.99.21.55
23Japan Central LeagueForeign624.23.19378378.5002.68780780567213877053.16052248920994562056146408714613104286041.1507.70.62.65.21.99
24Japan Pacific LeagueForeign624.73.82410410.5003.16840840641199797490.17008320526265712063159489119411107310851.2118.40.72.55.92.37

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
25Dominican Winter League4
26Northern Autumn League6
27Panama-Nicaragua Winter League4
28Puerto Rican Winter League6
29Roberto Avila League6
30Sonora Winter League4
31Venezuelan Winter League4
34Arizona Instructional League6
35Florida Instructional League6
36Peninsula Winter League8
37Florida Winter League6
32American LeagueMajor League101622432811726915061585.97617557831135%
33National LeagueMajor League81238330801372811671270.97615546828838%
6American AssociationAAA69042366199621026980.97094
7International LeagueAAA81238314721304312921092.972155
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA81236320461305913391206.971154
3Mexican LeagueAA68052079585201067791.96566
4Southern AssociationAA81222318111277214711296.968148
5Texas LeagueAA68392205094071166817.96410532417235%
1Eastern LeagueA68382127185261216766.961112
2South Atlantic LeagueA81104287771159116211021.961154
9Carolina LeagueB68362184490591483800.954182261,266
10Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB67782022282251252702.958193
11Northwest LeagueB68382004882491251748.958131
12California LeagueC68382090482321534615.950241
13Mexican Center LeagueC67341906678881427671.950161
14Northern LeagueC67641947084251540755.948167
15Pioneer LeagueC67782014577481378688.953144260,896
16Alabama-Florida LeagueD67081787366771256577.951190138,086
17Florida State LeagueD79662237190181714665.948211190,552
18Midwest LeagueD89962488598171903768.948290
19New York-Pennsylvania LeagueD810002562393661807815.951234271,098
20Sophomore LeagueD67601899678611689600.941272179,447
21Western Carolina LeagueD66101518361251555409.932176132,202
22Appalachian LeagueShort-Season D85441348749431282370.935244
23Japan Central LeagueForeign6780625.000
24Japan Pacific LeagueForeign6840925.000

Pro Baseball Map for 1961

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

LgLevTm
Dominican Winter LeagueAguilas Cibaenas, Escogido, Estrellas Orientales, Licey
Mexican Pacific Winter League
Northern Autumn LeagueMontemorelos Blues, Montemorelos Eagles, Monterrey Procesa, Monterrey Trailers, Reynosa, Saltillo
Panama-Nicaragua Winter LeagueBoer, Cerveza Balboa, Cinco Estrellas, Marlboro
Puerto Rican Winter LeagueArecibo, Caguas-Guayama, Mayaguez, Ponce, San Juan, Santurce
Roberto Avila LeagueCoatzacoalcos, Jalapa/Veracruz, Martinez de la Torre, Minatitlan, Puebla, Veracruz
Sonora Winter LeagueCiudad Obregon, Empalme, Guaymas, Hermosillo
Venezuelan Winter LeagueCaracas, Oriente, Pampero, Valencia
Western Canada League
Arizona Instructional LeagueAIL Colt .45s, AIL Cubs, AIL Dodgers, AIL Giants, AIL Orioles, AIL Pirates
Florida Instructional LeagueFIL Athletics, FIL Braves, FIL Reds, FIL Tigers, FIL Twins, FIL White Sox
Peninsula Winter LeaguePWL Braves, PWL Cardinals, PWL Giants, PWL Orioles, PWL Phillies, PWL Pirates, PWL Twins, PWL Yankees
Florida Winter LeagueAthletics, Braves, Reds, Tigers, Twins, White Sox
American AssociationAAADallas-Fort Worth Rangers, Denver Bears, Houston Buffs, Indianapolis Indians, Louisville Colonels, Omaha Dodgers
International LeagueAAABuffalo Bisons, Columbus Jets, Jersey City Jerseys, Richmond Virginians, Rochester Red Wings, San Juan/Charleston Marlins, Syracuse Chiefs, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAHawaii Islanders, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Bees, San Diego Padres, Seattle Rainiers, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Giants, Vancouver Mounties
Mexican LeagueAAMexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres, Monterrey Sultanes, Poza Rica Petroleros, Puebla Pericos, Veracruz Aguilas
Southern AssociationAAAtlanta Crackers, Birmingham Barons, Chattanooga Lookouts, Little Rock Travelers, Macon Peaches, Mobile Bears, Nashville Volunteers, Shreveport Sports
Texas LeagueAAAmarillo Gold Sox, Austin Senators, Rio Grande Valley/Victoria Giants, San Antonio Missions, Tulsa Oilers, Victoria/Ardmore Rosebuds
Eastern LeagueABinghamton Triplets, Johnstown Red Sox, Lancaster Red Roses, Reading Indians, Springfield Giants, Williamsport Grays
South Atlantic LeagueAAsheville Tourists, Charleston White Sox, Charlotte Hornets, Columbia Reds, Greenville Spinners, Jacksonville Jets, Knoxville Smokies, Portsmouth-Norfolk Tides
Carolina LeagueBBurlington Indians, Durham Bulls, Greensboro Yankees, Raleigh Capitals, Wilson Tobs, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBBurlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Braves, Des Moines Demons, Fox Cities Foxes, Lincoln Chiefs, Topeka Reds
Northwest LeagueBEugene Emeralds, Lewiston Broncs, Salem Dodgers, Tri-City Atoms, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Braves
California LeagueCBakersfield Bears, Fresno Giants, Modesto Reds, Reno Silver Sox, Stockton Ports, Visalia A's
Mexican Center LeagueCAguascalientes Tigres, Celaya Cajeteros, Guanajuato Tuzos, Leon Aguilas, Salamanca Petroleros, San Luis Potosi Tuneros
Northern LeagueCAberdeen Pheasants, Duluth-Superior Dukes, Eau Claire Braves, Grand Forks Chiefs, St. Cloud Rox, Winnipeg Goldeyes
Pioneer LeagueCBillings Mustangs, Boise Braves, Great Falls Electrics, Idaho Falls Russets, Magic Valley Cowboys, Pocatello Bannocks
Alabama-Florida LeagueDDothan Phillies, Fort Walton Beach Jets, Montgomery Rebels, Panama City Fliers, Pensacola Senators, Selma Cloverleafs
Florida State LeagueDDaytona Beach Islanders, Leesburg Orioles, Orlando Dodgers, Palatka Redlegs, Sarasota Sun Sox, St. Petersburg Saints, Tampa Tarpons
Midwest LeagueDClinton C-Sox, Davenport Braves, Decatur Commodores, Dubuque Packers, Keokuk Cardinals, Kokomo Dodgers, Quincy Giants, Waterloo Hawks
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueDAuburn Yankees, Batavia Pirates, Elmira Pioneers, Erie Sailors, Geneva Redlegs, Jamestown Tigers, Olean Red Sox, Wellsville Braves
Sophomore LeagueDAlbuquerque Dukes, Alpine Cowboys, Artesia Dodgers, Carlsbad Potashers, El Paso Sun Kings, Hobbs Pirates
Western Carolina LeagueDBelmont Chiefs, Lexington Indians, Newton-Conover Twins, Salisbury Braves, Shelby Colonels, Statesville Owls
Appalachian LeagueShort-Season DBluefield Orioles, Harlan Smokies, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Pirates, Middlesboro Senators, Morristown Cubs, Salem Rebels, Wytheville Twins
Cuban LeagueForeign
Japan Central LeagueForeignChunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Kokutetsu Swallows, Taiyo Whales, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific LeagueForeignDaimai Orions, Hankyu Braves, Nankai Hawks, Nishitetsu Lions, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Toei Flyers
Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent