1963 Chicago Cubs season

1963 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) John Holland
Manager(s) Bob Kennedy
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WGN
(Jack Quinlan, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1963 Chicago Cubs season was the 92nd season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 88th in the National League and the 48th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished seventh in the National League with a record of 82–80, marking their first winning season since 1946.[1]

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 9963 0.611 50–31 49–32
St. Louis Cardinals 9369 0.574 6 53–28 40–41
San Francisco Giants 8874 0.543 11 50–31 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 8775 0.537 12 45–36 42–39
Cincinnati Reds 8676 0.531 13 46–35 40–41
Milwaukee Braves 8478 0.519 15 45–36 39–42
Chicago Cubs 8280 0.506 17 43–38 39–42
Pittsburgh Pirates 7488 0.457 25 42–39 32–49
Houston Colt .45s 6696 0.407 33 44–37 22–59
New York Mets 51111 0.315 48 34–47 17–64

Record vs. opponents

1963 National League Records

Sources:
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 9–99–97–1112–611–79–98–1010–87–11
Cincinnati 9–911–78–1010–810–88–1011–78–1011–7
Houston 9–97–115–135–1313–58–106–128–105–13
Los Angeles 11–710–813–58–10–116–27–1113–59–912–6
Milwaukee 6–128–1013–510–8–112–610–87–1110–88–10
New York 7–118–105–132–166–128–104–146–125–13
Philadelphia 9–910–810–811–78–1010–813–58–108–10
Pittsburgh 10–87–1112–65–1311–714–45–135–135–13
San Francisco 8–1010–810–89–98–1012–610–813–58–10
St. Louis 11–77–1113–56–1210–813–510–813–510–8

Notable transactions

Roster

1963 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Head Coach

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
LFBilly Williams161612175.2862595

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
Jimmie Schaffer5714234.239719

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
Larry Jackson3727514182.55153

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

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
Lindy McDaniel57137222.8675
Jim Brewer293204.8935
Tom Baker100103.0014

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

[7]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League El Tappe
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Joe Macko
A St. Cloud Rox Northern League Walt Dixon
A Wenatchee Chiefs Northwest League George Freese
A Pocatello Chiefs Pioneer League Frank Calo
Rookie Middlesboro Cubsox Appalachian League Ripper Collins, Hugh Mulcahy
and George Noga

Middlesboro affiliation shared with Chicago White Sox

Notes

References

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