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Kansas City Athletics

1961 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Archer, Jim Right   Left   6'0"  190  05/25/1932
-- Bass, Norm Right   Right   6'3"  205  01/21/1939
-- Daley, Bud Left   Left   6'1"  185  10/07/1932
-- Ditmar, Art Right   Right   6'2"  185  04/03/1929
-- Fischer, Bill Right   Right   6'0"  190  10/11/1930
-- Giel, Paul Right   Right   5'11"  185  09/29/1932
-- Herbert, Ray Right   Right   5'11"  185  12/15/1929
-- Johnson, Ken Right   Right   6'4"  210  06/16/1933
-- Keegan, Ed Right   Right   6'3"  165  07/08/1939
-- Kirk, Bill Left   Left   6'0"  165  07/19/1935
-- Krausse, Lew Right   Right   6'0"  175  04/25/1943
-- Kunkel, Bill Right   Right   6'1"  187  07/07/1936
-- Larsen, Don Right   Right   6'4"  215  08/07/1929
-- McDermott, Mickey Left   Left   6'2"  170  04/29/1928
-- Nuxhall, Joe Left   Left   6'3"  195  07/30/1928
-- Pfister, Dan Right   Right   6'0"  187  12/20/1936
-- Rakow, Ed Both   Right   5'11"  178  05/30/1936
-- Shaw, Bob Right   Right   6'2"  195  06/29/1933
-- Staley, Gerry Right   Right   6'0"  195  08/21/1920
-- Walker, Jerry Both   Right   6'1"  195  02/12/1939
-- Wickersham, Dave Right   Right   6'3"  188  09/27/1935
-- Wyatt, John Right   Right   5'11"  200  04/19/1935
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bryan, Billy Left   Right   6'4"  200  12/04/1938
-- MacKenzie, Gordon Right   Right   5'11"  175  07/09/1937
-- Pignatano, Joe Right   Right   5'10"  180  08/04/1929
-- Sullivan, Haywood Right   Right   6'4"  210  12/15/1930
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Boyd, Bob Left   Left   5'10"  170  10/01/1925
-- Klimchock, Lou Left   Right   5'11"  180  10/15/1939
-- Siebern, Norm Left   Right   6'2"  200  07/26/1933
-- Throneberry, Marv Left   Left   6'1"  190  09/02/1933
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Lumpe, Jerry Left   Right   6'2"  185  06/02/1933
-- Shoemaker, Charlie Left   Right   5'10"  155  08/10/1939
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bertoia, Reno Right   Right   5'11"  185  01/08/1935
-- Carey, Andy Right   Right   6'1"  190  10/18/1931
-- Causey, Wayne Left   Right   5'10"  175  12/26/1936
-- Virgil, Ozzie Right   Right   6'1"  174  05/17/1933
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Howser, Dick Right   Right   5'8"  155  05/14/1936
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bauer, Hank Right   Right   6'0"  192  07/31/1922
-- Cipriani, Frank Right   Right   6'0"  180  04/14/1941
-- Courtney, Clint Left   Right   5'8"  180  03/16/1927
-- Covington, Wes Left   Right   6'1"  205  03/27/1932
-- Del Greco, Bobby Right   Right   5'10"  185  04/07/1933
-- Essegian, Chuck Right   Right   5'11"  200  08/09/1931
-- Hankins, Jay Left   Right   5'7"  170  11/07/1935
-- Johnson, Deron Right   Right   6'2"  200  07/17/1938
-- Johnson, Stan Left   Left   5'10"  180  02/12/1937
-- Pilarcik, Al Left   Left   5'10"  180  07/03/1930
-- Posada, Leo Right   Right   5'11"  175  04/15/1936
-- Prescott, Bobby Right   Right   5'11"  180  03/27/1931
-- Rivera, Jim Left   Left   6'0"  196  07/22/1922
-- Stephens, Gene Left   Right   6'3"  175  01/20/1933
-- Tuttle, Bill Right   Right   6'0"  190  07/04/1929
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