1962 Baltimore Orioles season

1962 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 77–85 (.475)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger
General manager(s) Lee MacPhail
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 Yankees9666.593--
Minnesota Twins9171.5625
Los Angeles Angels8576.53110
Detroit Tigers8576.52810.5
Chicago White Sox8577.52511
Cleveland Indians8082.49416
Baltimore Orioles7785.47519
Boston Red Sox7684.47519
Kansas City Athletics7290.44424
Washington Senators60101.37335.5

Record vs. opponents

1962 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 8–109–911–72–1610–88–106–1211–712–6
Boston 10–88–107–1111–610–86–1210–86–128–9
Chicago 9–910–812–69–99–910–88–108–1010–8
Cleveland 7–1111–76–1210–811–79–96–1211–79–9
Detroit 16–26–119–98–1012–611–75–137–1111–7
Kansas City 8–108–109–97–116–126–128–105–1315–3
Los Angeles 10–812–68–109–97–1112–69–98–1011–7
Minnesota 12–68–1010–812–613–510–89–97–1110–8–1
New York 7–1112–610–87–1111–713–510–811–715–3
Washington 6–129–88–109–97–113–157–118–10–13–15

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
CGus Triandos6620733.159623
1BJim Gentile152545137.2513387
2BJohnny Temple7827071.263117
3BBrooks Robinson162634192.3032386
SSJerry Adair139538153.2841148
LFBoog Powell12440097.2431553
CFJackie Brandt143505129.2551975
RFWhitey Herzog9926370.266735

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
Russ Snyder139416127.305940
Marv Breeding9524059.246218
Charley Lau8119758.294637
Ron Hansen7119634.173317
Dick Williams8217844.247118
Dave Nicholson9717330.173915
Hobie Landrith6016737.222417
Earl Robinson296318.28614
Barry Shetrone21246.25011
Bob Saverine8215.23803
Pete Ward8213.14302
Darrell Johnson6224.18201
Marv Throneberry990.00000
Nate Smith592.22200
Andy Etchebarren262.33301
Mickey McGuire640.00000
Ozzie Virgil110.00000

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
Chuck Estrada34223.19173.83165
Milt Pappas35205.112104.03130
Jack Fisher32152795.0981
Robin Roberts27191.11092.78102
Steve Barber28140.1963.4689
Art Quirk727.1225.9318
Dave McNally19100.004

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
Hal Brown2285.2644.1025
John Miller210110.904

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
Billy Hoeft574874.5973
Wes Stock533234.4334
Hoyt Wilhelm52710151.9490
Dick Hall436662.2871
Dick Luebke100102.707
Jim Lehew60001.862
Bill Short500015.753
John Papa100027.000

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

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