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1962 Baltimore Orioles season

1962 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Memorial Stadium (since 1954)
  • Baltimore, Maryland (since 1954)
  • Results
    Record 77–85 (.475)
    League place 7th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger
    Manager(s) Billy Hitchcock
    Local television WBAL-TV
    Local radio WBAL (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

    Regular season

    Season standings

    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

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1962 Baltimore Orioles
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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 Triandos, GusGus Triandos 66 207 33 .159 6 23
    1B Gentile, JimJim Gentile 152 545 137 .251 33 87
    2B Temple, JohnnyJohnny Temple 78 270 71 .263 1 17
    3B Robinson, BrooksBrooks Robinson 162 634 192 .303 23 86
    SS Adair, JerryJerry Adair 139 538 153 .284 11 48
    LF Powell, BoogBoog Powell 124 400 97 .243 15 53
    CF Brandt, JackieJackie Brandt 143 505 129 .255 19 75
    RF Herzog, WhiteyWhitey Herzog 99 263 70 .266 7 35

    Other batters

    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
    Snyder, RussRuss Snyder 139 416 127 .305 9 40
    Breeding, MarvMarv Breeding 95 240 59 .246 2 18
    Lau, CharlieCharlie Lau 81 197 58 .294 6 37
    Hansen, RonRon Hansen 71 196 34 .173 3 17
    Williams, DickDick Williams 82 178 44 .247 1 18
    Nicholson, DaveDave Nicholson 97 173 30 .173 9 15
    Landrith, HobieHobie Landrith 60 167 37 .222 4 17
    Robinson, EarlEarl Robinson 29 63 18 .286 1 4
    Shetrone, BarryBarry Shetrone 21 24 6 .250 1 1
    Saverine, BobBob Saverine 8 21 5 .238 0 3
    Ward, PetePete Ward 8 21 3 .143 0 2
    Johnson, DarrellDarrell Johnson 6 22 4 .182 0 1
    Throneberry, MarvMarv Throneberry 9 9 0 .000 0 0
    Smith, NateNate Smith 5 9 2 .222 0 0
    Etchebarren, AndyAndy Etchebarren 2 6 2 .333 0 1
    McGuire, MickeyMickey McGuire 6 4 0 .000 0 0
    Virgil, OzzieOzzie Virgil 1 1 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Estrada, ChuckChuck Estrada 34 223.1 9 17 3.83 165
    Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 35 205.1 12 10 4.03 130
    Fisher, JackJack Fisher 32 152 7 9 5.09 81
    Roberts, RobinRobin Roberts 27 191.1 10 9 2.78 102
    Barber, SteveSteve Barber 28 140.1 9 6 3.46 89
    Quirk, ArtArt Quirk 7 27.1 2 2 5.93 18
    McNally, DaveDave McNally 1 9 1 0 0.00 4

    Other pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Brown, HalHal Brown 22 85.2 6 4 4.10 25
    Miller, JohnJohn Miller 2 10 1 1 0.90 4

    Relief pitchers

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

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Hoeft, BillyBilly Hoeft 57 4 8 7 4.59 73
    Stock, WesWes Stock 53 3 2 3 4.43 34
    Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 52 7 10 15 1.94 90
    Hall, DickDick Hall 43 6 6 6 2.28 71
    Luebke, DickDick Luebke 10 0 1 0 2.70 7
    Lehew, JimJim Lehew 6 0 0 0 1.86 2
    Short, BillBill Short 5 0 0 0 15.75 3
    Papa, JohnJohn Papa 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Bluefield

    Notes

    References