1962 Baltimore Orioles season

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1962 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record77–85 (.475)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Jerold Hoffberger
General manager(s)Lee MacPhail
Manager(s)Billy Hitchcock
Local televisionWBAL-TV
Local radioWBAL (AM)
(Jack Dunn, Chuck Thompson)
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The 1962 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 77 wins and 85 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 66 .593 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 5
Los Angeles Angels 85 76 .531 10
Detroit Tigers 85 76 .528 10.5
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 11
Cleveland Indians 80 82 .494 16
Baltimore Orioles 77 85 .475 19
Boston Red Sox 76 84 .475 19
Kansas City Athletics 72 90 .444 24
Washington Senators 60 101 .373 35.5

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1962 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 8–10 9–9 11–7 2–16 10–8 8–10 6–12 11–7 12–6
Boston 10–8 8–10 7–11 11–6 10–8 6–12 10–8 6–12 8–9
Chicago 9–9 10–8 12–6 9–9 9–9 10–8 8–10 8–10 10–8
Cleveland 7–11 11–7 6–12 10–8 11–7 9–9 6–12 11–7 9–9
Detroit 16–2 6–11 9–9 8–10 12–6 11–7 5–13 7–11 11–7
Kansas City 8–10 8–10 9–9 7–11 6–12 6–12 8–10 5–13 15–3
Los Angeles 10–8 12–6 8–10 9–9 7–11 12–6 9–9 8–10 11–7
Minnesota 12–6 8–10 10–8 12–6 13–5 10–8 9–9 7–11 10–8–1
New York 7–11 12–6 10–8 7–11 11–7 13–5 10–8 11–7 15–3
Washington 6–12 9–8 8–10 9–9 7–11 3–15 7–11 8–10–1 3–15


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1962 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Gus Triandos 66 207 33 .159 6 23
1B Jim Gentile 152 545 137 .251 33 87
2B Johnny Temple 78 270 71 .263 1 17
3B Brooks Robinson 162 634 192 .303 23 86
SS Jerry Adair 139 538 153 .284 11 48
LF Boog Powell 124 400 97 .243 15 53
CF Jackie Brandt 143 505 129 .255 19 75
RF Whitey Herzog 99 263 70 .266 7 35

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Russ Snyder 139 416 127 .305 9 40
Marv Breeding 95 240 59 .246 2 18
Charley Lau 81 197 58 .294 6 37
Ron Hansen 71 196 34 .173 3 17
Dick Williams 82 178 44 .247 1 18
Dave Nicholson 97 173 30 .173 9 15
Hobie Landrith 60 167 37 .222 4 17
Earl Robinson 29 63 18 .286 1 4
Barry Shetrone 21 24 6 .250 1 1
Bob Saverine 8 21 5 .238 0 3
Pete Ward 8 21 3 .143 0 2
Darrell Johnson 6 22 4 .182 0 1
Marv Throneberry 9 9 0 .000 0 0
Nate Smith 5 9 2 .222 0 0
Andy Etchebarren 2 6 2 .333 0 1
Mickey McGuire 6 4 0 .000 0 0
Ozzie Virgil 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chuck Estrada 34 223.1 9 17 3.83 165
Milt Pappas 35 205.1 12 10 4.03 130
Jack Fisher 32 152 7 9 5.09 81
Robin Roberts 27 191.1 10 9 2.78 102
Steve Barber 28 140.1 9 6 3.46 89
Art Quirk 7 27.1 2 2 5.93 18
Dave McNally 1 9 1 0 0.00 4

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hal Brown 22 85.2 6 4 4.10 25
John Miller 2 10 1 1 0.90 4

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Billy Hoeft 57 4 8 7 4.59 73
Wes Stock 53 3 2 3 4.43 34
Hoyt Wilhelm 52 7 10 15 1.94 90
Dick Hall 43 6 6 6 2.28 71
Dick Luebke 10 0 1 0 2.70 7
Jim Lehew 6 0 0 0 1.86 2
Bill Short 5 0 0 0 15.75 3
John Papa 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Clyde King
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Earl Weaver
C Stockton Ports California League Harry Dunlop
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Billy DeMars
D Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Billy Hunter
D Fox Cities Foxes Midwest League Cal Ripken, Sr.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Bluefield

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Philley page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Harry Chiti page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bo Belinsky page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ John Anderson page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Darrell Johnson transactions at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Flurry of trades as Majors cut their rosters
  7. ^ "Gary Landrith Replaces Father". Schenectady Gazette. Associated Press. 8 June 1962. p. 22.
  8. ^ Mark Belanger page at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Johnny Temple transactions at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Hal Brown transactions at Baseball-Reference

References[edit]