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1962 Baltimore Orioles
Major league affiliations
Location
1962 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)

The 1962 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 77 wins and 85 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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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
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
Nicholson, DaveDave Nicholson 97 173 30 .173 9 15
Breeding, MarvMarv Breeding 95 240 59 .246 2 18
Williams, DickDick Williams 82 178 44 .247 1 18
Lau, CharlieCharlie Lau 81 197 58 .294 6 37
Hansen, RonRon Hansen 71 196 34 .173 3 17
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
Throneberry, MarvMarv Throneberry 9 9 0 .000 0 0
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
McGuire, MickeyMickey McGuire 6 4 0 .000 0 0
Smith, NateNate Smith 5 9 2 .222 0 0
Etchebarren, AndyAndy Etchebarren 2 6 2 .333 0 1
Virgil, OzzieOzzie Virgil 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 35 205.1 12 10 4.03 130
Estrada, ChuckChuck Estrada 34 223.1 9 17 3.83 165
Fisher, JackJack Fisher 32 152 7 9 5.09 81
Roberts, RobinRobin Roberts 27 191.1 10 9 2.78 102

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 28 140.1 9 6 3.46 89
Brown, HalHal Brown 22 85.2 6 4 4.10 25
Quirk, ArtArt Quirk 7 27.1 2 2 5.93 18
Miller, JohnJohn Miller 2 10 1 1 0.90 4
McNally, DaveDave McNally 1 9 1 0 0.00 4

Relief pitchers

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


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