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1961 Pioneer League

1961 > Class C > League History
Overall: 389 games, 6 teams, approx. 129 games in season
Attendance: 260,896 (670/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

Boise BravesMLN7255.567--
Great Falls ElectricsLAD7258.5541.5
Idaho Falls RussetsCHW6763.5156.5
Magic Valley CowboysPHI6466.4929.5
Pocatello BannocksKCA-SFG-KCA-SFG5772.44216
Billings MustangsSTL5573.43017.5
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

Boise BravesMLN22.06.38127508543898101265227361337246717572935.288.373.447.821196383493441
Magic Valley CowboysPHI20.36.341315209443283112471983216174769306391121.281.378.449.828199277733233
Pocatello BannocksKCA-SFG23.45.85130517645177601303245641236805228512906.288.365.453.8182045116555339
Idaho Falls RussetsCHW21.85.6813151734348744116016969916517119679995.267.368.400.768174092445349
Great Falls ElectricsLAD22.45.48130510045017121240216611046287840498941.275.348.420.768189082263441
Billings MustangsSTL20.95.4012951214422697119621057986217018580986.270.356.410.766181498265736
League Totals21.85.857783086426609455474111265319710405140715234805884.279.365.430.79511444548273263239

League Pitching

Great Falls ElectricsLAD20.75.027258.5541301306531
Boise BravesMLN20.25.577255.5671271277076
Idaho Falls RussetsCHW21.55.726763.5151311317493
Magic Valley CowboysPHI20.16.176466.4921311318087
Billings MustangsSTL20.36.265573.4301291298085
Pocatello BannocksKCA-SFG21.16.385772.44213013082911
League Totals20.75.85387387.500778778455433

League Fielding

Pocatello BannocksKCA-SFG13033621194198111.9583132,099Bert Thiel
Great Falls ElectricsLAD13034101335222119.9552559,406Al Ronning
Boise BravesMLN12732891364223128.9541541,797Gordon Maltzberger
Magic Valley CowboysPHI13133581312235110.9521761,405Jack Phillips
Billings MustangsSTL12933411339247115.9503136,613Grover Resinger and Owen Friend
Idaho Falls RussetsCHW13133851204253105.9482529,576George Sobek and Herman Reich
League Totals7782014577481378688.953144260,896

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Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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