1964 Cincinnati Reds season

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1964 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill DeWitt
General manager(s) Bill DeWitt
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson, Dick Sisler
Local television WLWT
(Ed Kennedy, Frank McCormick)
Local radio WCKY
(Waite Hoyt, Claude Sullivan)
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The 1964 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds finishing in a tie for second place in the National League with the Philadelphia Phillies. Both teams finished at 92–70, one game behind the NL and World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds' home games were played at Crosley Field.

The Reds began the season with Fred Hutchinson as manager, but he had to give way to acting manager Dick Sisler in August due to health issues with a record of 60–49. Sisler finished the season, guiding the team to a record of 32–21. Hutchinson, after formally resigning as manager in October, died on November 12, 1964, at the age of 45.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 48–33 45–36
Philadelphia Phillies 92 70 0.568 1 46–35 46–35
Cincinnati Reds 92 70 0.568 1 47–34 45–36
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 3 44–37 46–35
Milwaukee Braves 88 74 0.543 5 45–36 43–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 13 42–39 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 80 82 0.494 13 41–40 39–42
Chicago Cubs 76 86 0.469 17 40–41 36–45
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 0.407 27 41–40 25–56
New York Mets 53 109 0.327 40 33–48 20–61


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1964 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 6–12 11–7 10–8 8–10 11–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 6–12
Cincinnati 12–6 12–6 14–4–1 9–9 11–7 9–9 8–10 7–11 10–8
Houston 7–11 6–12 7–11 12–6 9–9 5–13 5–13 7–11 8–10
Los Angeles 8–10 4–14–1 11–7 8–10 15–3–1 8–10 10–8 6–12 10–8
Milwaukee 10–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 14–4 10–8 12–6 9–9 8–10
New York 7–11 7–11 9–9 3–15–1 4–14 3–15 6–12 7–11 7–11
Philadelphia 12-6 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 15–3 10–8 10–8 5–13
Pittsburgh 9–9 10–8 13–5 8–10 6–12 12–6 8–10 8–10 6–12
San Francisco 9–9 11–7 11–7 12–6 9–9 11–7 8–10 10–8 9–9
St. Louis 12–6 8–10 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7 13–5 12–6 9–9


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1964 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
C Edwards, JohnnyJohnny Edwards 126 423 119 .281 7 55
1B Johnson, DeronDeron Johnson 140 477 130 .273 21 79
2B Rose, PetePete Rose 136 516 139 .269 4 34
3B Boros, SteveSteve Boros 117 370 95 .257 2 31
SS Cárdenas, LeoLeo Cárdenas 163 597 150 .251 9 69
LF Harper, TommyTommy Harper 102 317 77 .243 4 22
CF Pinson, VadaVada Pinson 156 625 166 .266 23 84
RF Robinson, FrankFrank Robinson 156 568 174 .306 29 96

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
Queen, MelMel Queen 48 95 19 .200 2 12
Smith, HalHal Smith 32 66 8 .121 0 3
Coker, JimmieJimmie Coker 11 32 10 .313 1 4
Pérez, TonyTony Pérez 12 25 2 .080 0 1

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

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
Duren, RyneRyne Duren 26 0 2 1 2.89 39
Dickson, JimJim Dickson 4 1 0 0 7.20 6
Nichols, ChetChet Nichols 3 0 0 0 6.00 3

Awards and honors[edit]

Gold Glove Award

All-Stars[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Dave Bristol
AA Macon Peaches Southern League Red Davis
A Peninsula Grays Carolina League Jack Cassini
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Pinky May
A Cedar Rapids Red Raiders Midwest League Rollie Hemsley

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Diego[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jimmie Coker page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b c 1964 National League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]