1963 Philadelphia Phillies season

1963 Philadelphia Phillies season

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

Regular season

Season standings

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

Roster

1963 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

All-Star Game

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Farm system

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
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Notes

References

  • 1963 Philadelphia Phillies season at Baseball Reference