1961 Los Angeles Angels
70 - 91
/ 1962 (Organization)
8th place in the AL (38.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
46 - 36 (.561)
24 - 55 (.304)
+0.8 wins
-11.5 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 744 / 830 ( -86 )
Allowed/Expected: 784 / 825 ( +41 )
Pyth Record: 76 - 85 (-6)
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Wrigley Field (LA)
Attendance: 603,510 Avg Att: 7,360 (0.59)
Att Rank: 10 / 10 Lg Avg: 12,531
       
Park Factor: 1.13    
HR Factor: 1.44 R/L HR: 1.56 / 1.32
Notes:


Formation
Filters
Home Grown
Positions
#
via
1 Del Rice
C
38.7
0.3
2.7
0.3
1
N
12
12
1960
Free Agency
2 Eddie Yost
3B
34.7
0.3
3.2
-2.2
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) DET AL
3 Ted Kluszewski
1B
36.8
0.3
4.7
-0.3
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) CHA AL
4 Ned Garver
SW
35.5
-0.2
0.6
-0.5
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) KC1 AL
5 Steve Bilko
1B
32.6
2.1
10.1
4.0
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) DET AL
6 Bob Cerv
LF
35.2
-0.9
0.1
-0.9
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) NYA AL
7 Faye Throneberry
LF
30.0
-0.3
0.1
-0.5
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) MIN AL
8 Tex Clevenger
RP
29.0
0.7
2.1
1.4
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) MIN AL
9 Julio Becquer
1B
29.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) MIN AL
10 Earl Averill
C
29.8
1.8
11.7
2.9
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) CHA AL
11 Ron Moeller
SP
22.7
-0.5
2.4
-1.4
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) BAL AL
12 Ken Aspromonte
2B
29.8
0.6
4.6
-1.3
1
N
12
14
1960
Trade WS2 AL
13 Ken Hamlin
SS
26.1
-0.1
1.5
-1.0
1
N
12
14
1960
Trade WS2 AL
14 Jerry Casale
SP
27.8
-0.2
0.9
-0.5
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) BOS AL
15 Albie Pearson
RF
26.8
3.2
14.9
4.7
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) BAL AL
16 Eli Grba
SP
26.9
2.3
12.5
5.7
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) NYA AL
17 Ken Hunt
CF
27.0
1.0
11.9
0.9
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) NYA AL
18 Gene Leek
3B
25.0
0.1
2.2
-2.2
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) CLE AL
19 Ken McBride
SP
25.9
4.3
16.9
9.3
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) CHA AL
20 Ed Sadowski
C
30.5
-0.6
2.5
-1.8
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) BOS AL
21 Dean Chance
SP
20.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.6
1
N
12
14
1960
Trade WS2 AL
22 Jim Fregosi
SS
19.2
0.0
0.3
-0.4
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) BOS AL
23 Buck Rodgers
C
22.9
0.4
1.2
-0.1
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) DET AL
24 Bob Sprout
SP
19.6
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
1
N
12
14
1960
Draft (Expansion) DET AL
25 Leo Burke
-
27.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
1
N
1
4
1961
Purchased WS2 AL
26 Rocky Bridges
2B
33.9
0.1
4.3
-1.6
1
N
1
10
1961
Free Agency
27 Tom Morgan
RP
31.1
2.8
13.0
8.9
1
N
1
31
1961
Purchased MIN AL
28 Ted Bowsfield
SP
26.5
2.2
11.5
6.2
1
N
2
1
1961
Draft (Expansion) CLE AL
29 Lou Johnson
LF
26.8
0.0
0.0
-0.0
1
N
4
1
1961
Trade CHN NL
30 Fritz Brickell
SS
26.3
-0.8
0.4
-0.9
1
N
4
4
1961
Trade NYA AL
31 Ray Semproch
RP
30.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
1
N
4
7
1961
Purchased WS2 AL
32 Ron Kline
SP
29.3
0.2
4.4
0.8
1
N
4
10
1961
Purchased SLN NL
33 Leon Wagner
LF
27.1
1.5
14.0
4.7
1
N
4
13
1961
Trade Toronto (International
34 Jack Spring
SW
28.3
0.5
2.7
1.3
1
N
4
14
1961
Obtained through Minor Lg Agreement KC1 AL
35 Ryne Duren
SP
32.4
-0.8
3.1
-0.4
1
N
5
8
1961
Trade NYA AL
36 Johnny James
RP
27.9
-0.2
2.2
-0.7
1
N
5
8
1961
Trade NYA AL
37 Lee Thomas
RF
25.4
2.0
11.8
2.7
1
N
5
8
1961
Trade NYA AL
38 Art Fowler
RP
39.0
1.4
9.5
5.7
1
N
5
26
1961
Purchased LAN NL
39 Russ Heman
RP
28.4
0.2
1.0
0.5
1
N
6
5
1961
Purchased CLE AL
40 Jim Donohue
SW
22.7
1.5
7.0
3.2
1
N
6
7
1961
Trade DET AL
41 Joe Koppe
SS
30.7
0.5
6.9
-1.9
1
N
6
19
1961
Purchased SLN NL
42 Billy Moran
2B
27.6
-0.2
3.3
-1.1
1
N
6
22
1961
Trade Toronto (International
43 George Thomas
3B
23.6
0.2
6.3
0.1
1
N
6
26
1961
Purchased DET AL
44 Dan Ardell
1B
20.1
0.0
0.1
-0.0
1
Y
7
15
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
45 Tom Satriano
3B
20.8
-0.1
1.1
-1.2
1
Y
7
22
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
46 Chuck Tanner
RF
32.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
1
N
9
8
1961
Purchased CLE AL
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Player Pos Hometown
Dan Ardell 1B Los Angeles, CA (US)
Ken Aspromonte 2B Brooklyn, NY (US)
Earl Averill C Snohomish, WA (US)
Julio Becquer 1B Havana (Cuba)
Steve Bilko 1B Nanticoke, PA (USA)
Ted Bowsfield SP Vernon, BC (CAN)
Fritz Brickell SS Wichita, KS (US)
Rocky Bridges 2B Long Beach, CA (US)
Leo Burke - North Hagerstown, MD (US)
Jerry Casale SP Brooklyn, NY (USA)
Bob Cerv LF Weston, NE (US)
Dean Chance SP Wayne, OH (US)
Tex Clevenger RP Visalia, CA (USA)
Jim Donohue SW St. Louis, MO (USA)
Ryne Duren SP Cazenovia, WI (US)
Art Fowler RP Spartanburg, SC (US)
Jim Fregosi SS San Mateo, CA (US)
Ned Garver SW Ney, OH (USA)
Eli Grba SP Chicago, IL (US)
Ken Hamlin SS Detroit, MI (USA)
Russ Heman RP Olive, CA (USA)
Ken Hunt CF Grand Forks, ND (US)
Johnny James RP Hollywood, CA (US)
Lou Johnson LF Lexington, KY (US)
Ron Kline SP Callery, PA (US)
Ted Kluszewski 1B Argo, IL (US)
Joe Koppe SS Detroit, MI (US)
Gene Leek 3B San Diego, CA (US)
Ken McBride SP Cleveland, OH (US)
Ron Moeller SP Cincinnati, OH (US)
Billy Moran 2B Seale, AL (US)
Tom Morgan RP El Monte, CA (US)
Albie Pearson RF El Monte, CA (US)
Del Rice C Portsmouth, OH (US)
Buck Rodgers C Prospect, OH (US)
Ed Sadowski C Pittsburgh, PA (US)
Tom Satriano 3B Los Angeles, CA (US)
Ray Semproch RP Cleveland, OH (USA)
Jack Spring SW Spokane, WA (US)
Bob Sprout SP Florin, PA (USA)
Chuck Tanner RF Shenango, PA (US)
George Thomas 3B Bloomington, MN (US)
Lee Thomas RF St. Louis, MO (US)
Faye Throneberry LF Collierville, TN (US)
Leon Wagner LF Inkster, MI (US)
Eddie Yost 3B Queens, NY (US)

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