1963 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1963 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
General manager(s) John J. Quinn
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television WFIL
Local radio WFIL
(By Saam, Bill Campbell, Richie Ashburn)
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The 1963 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 81st in franchise history. The 87–75 Phillies finished the season in fourth place in the National League, 12 games behind the NL and World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 99 63 0.611 50–31 49–32
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 6 53–28 40–41
San Francisco Giants 88 74 0.543 11 50–31 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 0.537 12 45–36 42–39
Cincinnati Reds 86 76 0.531 13 46–35 40–41
Milwaukee Braves 84 78 0.519 15 45–36 39–42
Chicago Cubs 82 80 0.506 17 43–38 39–42
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 88 0.457 25 42–39 32–49
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 0.407 33 44–37 22–59
New York Mets 51 111 0.315 48 34–47 17–64


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1963 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 9–9 9–9 7–11 12–6 11–7 9–9 8–10 10–8 7–11
Cincinnati 9–9 11–7 8–10 10–8 10–8 8–10 11–7 8–10 11–7
Houston 9–9 7–11 5–13 5–13 13–5 8–10 6–12 8–10 5–13
Los Angeles 11–7 10–8 13–5 8–10–1 16–2 7–11 13–5 9–9 12–6
Milwaukee 6–12 8–10 13–5 10–8–1 12–6 10–8 7–11 10–8 8–10
New York 7–11 8–10 5–13 2–16 6–12 8–10 4–14 6–12 5–13
Philadelphia 9–9 10–8 10–8 11–7 8–10 10–8 13–5 8–10 8–10
Pittsburgh 10–8 7–11 12–6 5–13 11–7 14–4 5–13 5–13 5–13
San Francisco 8–10 10–8 10–8 9–9 8–10 12–6 10–8 13–5 8–10
St. Louis 11–7 7–11 13–5 6–12 10–8 13–5 10–8 13–5 10–8


Notable transactions[edit]

Game log[edit]

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1963 Game Log[7]
Overall Record: 87–75
^[a] The June 2, 1963 (game 2), game was protested by the Phillies in the bottom of the third inning.[13] The protest was later denied.[14]

Roster[edit]

1963 Philadelphia Phillies
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
CF González, TonyTony González 155 555 170 .306 4 66

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
Amaro, RubénRubén Amaro 115 217 47 .217 2 19
Averill, EarlEarl Averill 47 71 19 .268 3 8

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
Culp, RayRay Culp 34 203.1 14 11 2.97 176
Bennett, DennisDennis Bennett 23 119.1 9 5 2.64 82

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
Boozer, JohnJohn Boozer 26 83 3 4 2.93 69
Brown, PaulPaul Brown 6 15.1 0 1 4.11 11
López, MarcelinoMarcelino López 4 6 1 0 6.00 2

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
Baldschun, JackJack Baldschun 65 11 7 16 2.30 89

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

[15]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Arkansas Travelers International League Frank Lucchesi
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Sally League Jack Phillips
A Bakersfield Bears California League Bob Wellman
A Miami Marlins Florida State League Andy Seminick
A Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Moose Johnson
A Spartanburg Phillies Western Carolinas League Lou Kahn

[16]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jimmie Coker at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bob Lipski at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Earl Averill, Jr. at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 143, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Darrell Sutherland at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Dwight Siebler at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "1963 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com. 
  8. ^ "The Nutshell". Milwaukee Sentinel. May 1, 1963. p. 3, part 2. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Major Leagues". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 2, 1963. p. 31. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Baseball in a Nutshell". Milwaukee Sentinel. June 8, 1963. p. 3, part 2. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Baseball Standings". Milwaukee Journal. June 30, 2015. p. 1 (Sports). Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Baseball: National League". The Gazette. Montreal. August 22, 1963. p. 24. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Chicago Cubs 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (2)". retrosheet.org. June 2, 1963. Retrieved November 21, 2015. On a bunt ... Johnny Callison called [out] for interference when the ball hit the bat twice; Phillies manager Gene Mauch protested the game[.] 
  14. ^ "Jun 2, 1963, Cubs at Phillies Play by Play and Box Score". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. June 2, 1963. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  15. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/asgbox/yr1963as.shtml
  16. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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