1963 Los Angeles Angels season

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1963 Los Angeles Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
Manager(s) Bill Rigney
Local television KHJ
Local radio KMPC
(Buddy Blattner, Don Wells, Steve Bailey)
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The 1963 Los Angeles Angels season involved the Angels finishing 9th in the American League with a record of 70 wins and 91 losses.

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]

  • May 15, 1963: Bobby Darwin was selected off waivers from the Angels by the Baltimore Orioles as a first-year waiver pick.[3]
  • July 27, 1963: Jimmy Piersall was signed as a free agent by the Angels.[4]
  • September 20, 1963: Jimmy Piersall was released by the Angels.[4]

Roster[edit]

1963 Los Angeles Angels
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
1B Thomas, LeeLee Thomas 149 528 116 .220 9 55
2B Moran, BillyBilly Moran 153 597 164 .275 7 65
3B Torres, FélixFélix Torres 138 463 121 .261 4 51
SS Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 154 592 170 .287 9 50
LF Wagner, LeonLeon Wagner 149 550 160 .291 7 49
CF Pearson, AlbieAlbie Pearson 154 578 176 .304 6 47

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
Perry, BobBob Perry 61 166 42 .253 3 14
Hunt, KenKen Hunt 59 142 26 .183 5 16
Sadowski, BobBob Sadowski 88 144 36 .250 1 22
Piersall, JimmyJimmy Piersall 20 52 16 .308 0 4

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
McBride, KenKen McBride 36 251 13 12 3.26 147
Chance, DeanDean Chance 45 248 13 18 3.19 168
Belinsky, BoBo Belinsky 13 76.2 2 9 5.75 60

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
Osinski, DanDan Osinski 47 159.1 8 8 3.28 100
Lee, DonDon Lee 40 154 8 11 3.68 89
Foytack, PaulPaul Foytack 25 70.1 5 5 3.71 37
Newman, FredFred Newman 12 44 1 5 5.32 16
Lee, MikeMike Lee 6 26 1 1 3.81 11

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
Navarro, JulioJulio Navarro 57 4 5 12 2.89 53
Fowler, ArtArt Fowler 57 5 3 10 2.42 53
Duliba, BobBob Duliba 6 1 1 1 1.17 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Irv Noren
AA Nashville Vols Sally League John Fitzpatrick
A San Jose Bees California League Red Marion
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Chuck Tanner
A Tri-City Angels Northwest League Tommy Heath

Notes[edit]

References[edit]