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1962 Baltimore Orioles season

 

1962 Baltimore Orioles season

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

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

References

  • 1962 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1962 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com
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