1963 Chicago Cubs season

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1963 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Bob Kennedy
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WGN
(Jack Quinlan, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1963 Chicago Cubs season was the 92nd season in team history. The Cubs finished 82-80, marking their first winning season since 1946.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 99 63 -- .611
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 6 .574
San Francisco Giants 88 74 11 .543
Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 12 .537
Cincinnati Reds 86 76 13 .531
Milwaukee Braves 84 78 15 .519
Chicago Cubs 82 80 17 .506
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 88 25 .457
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 33 .407
New York Mets 51 111 48 .315

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1963 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Head Coach

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
LF Williams, BillyBilly Williams 161 612 175 .286 25 95

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
Schaffer, JimmieJimmie Schaffer 57 142 34 .239 7 19

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
Jackson, LarryLarry Jackson 37 275 14 18 2.55 153

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

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
McDaniel, LindyLindy McDaniel 57 13 7 22 2.86 75
Brewer, JimJim Brewer 29 3 2 0 4.89 35
Baker, TomTom Baker 10 0 1 0 3.00 14

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

[7]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League El Tappe
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Joe Macko
A St. Cloud Rox Northern League Walt Dixon
A Wenatchee Chiefs Northwest League George Freese
A Pocatello Chiefs Pioneer League Frank Calo
Rookie Middlesboro Cubsox Appalachian League Ripper Collins, Hugh Mulcahy
and George Noga

Middlesboro affiliation shared with Chicago White Sox

Notes[edit]

References[edit]