1963 Cleveland Indians season

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1963 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gabe Paul
Manager(s) Birdie Tebbetts
Local television WJW-TV
Local radio WERE (1300)
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The 1963 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished tied for fifth in the American League with a record of 79-83, 25½ games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 104 57 .646 --
Chicago White Sox 94 68 .580 10.5
Minnesota Twins 91 70 .565 13
Baltimore Orioles 86 76 .531 18.5
Cleveland Indians 79 83 .488 25.5
Detroit Tigers 79 83 .488 25.5
Boston Red Sox 76 85 .472 28
Kansas City Athletics 73 89 .451 31.5
Los Angeles Angels 70 91 .435 34
Washington Senators 56 106 .346 48.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1963 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Brown, LarryLarry Brown 74 247 63 .255 5 18

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
Edwards, DocDoc Edwards 10 31 8 .258 0 0
Burton, EllisEllis Burton 26 31 6 .194 1 1
Lipski, BobBob Lipski 2 1 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
Grant, MudcatMudcat Grant 38 229.1 13 14 3.69 157

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
Bell, GaryGary Bell 58 8 5 5 2.95 98
Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 43 7 2 12 2.88 47
Allen, BobBob Allen 43 1 2 2 4.66 51
Curtis, JackJack Curtis 4 0 0 0 18.00 3

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

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Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Jacksonville Suns International League Ben Geraghty and Casey Wise
AA Charleston Indians Eastern League Johnny Lipon
A Burlington Indians Carolina League Patrick Colgan
A Dubuque Packers Midwest League Walt Novick
A Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League Ray Dabek

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charleston, Grand Forks[8]

Notes[edit]

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