1962 Cincinnati Reds season

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1962 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill DeWitt
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson
Local television WLWT
(Ed Kennedy, Frank McCormick)
Local radio WKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Gene Kelly)
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The 1962 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. After winning the National League pennant a year earlier, the '62 Reds season consisted of the team finishing in third place in the NL standings, with a record of 98-64, 3½ games behind the NL Champion San Francisco Giants. The Reds were managed by Fred Hutchinson, and played their home games at Crosley Field.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 103 62 -- .624
Los Angeles Dodgers 102 63 1 .618
Cincinnati Reds 98 64 3.5 .605
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 68 8 .578
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 15.5 .531
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 17.5 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 81 80 20 .503
Houston Colt .45s 64 96 36.5 .400
Chicago Cubs 59 103 42.5 .364
New York Mets 40 120 60.5 .250

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1962 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
SS Cárdenas, LeoLeo Cárdenas 153 589 173 .294 10 60

Other batters[edit]

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
Keough, MartyMarty Keough 111 230 64 .278 7 27
Álvarez, RogelioRogelio Álvarez 14 28 6 .214 0 2
Gonder, JesseJesse Gonder 4 4 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Drabowsky, MoeMoe Drabowsky 23 83 2 6 4.99 56

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Brosnan, JimJim Brosnan 48 4 4 13 3.34 51
Klippstein, JohnnyJohnny Klippstein 40 7 6 4 4.47 67

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Don Heffner
A Macon Peaches Sally League Dave Bristol
B Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Hersh Freeman and Jack Cassini
D Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Johnny Vander Meer and Hersh Freeman
D Geneva Redlegs New York-Penn League Karl Kuehl

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Diego, Macon[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gus Bell page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jesse Gonder page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Marty Keough page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Don Zimmer page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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