1963 Los Angeles Angels season

1963 Los Angeles Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Fred Haney
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

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees10457.646--
Chicago White Sox9468.58010.5
Minnesota Twins9170.56513
Baltimore Orioles8676.53118.5
Cleveland Indians7983.48825.5
Detroit Tigers7983.48825.5
Boston Red Sox7685.47228
Kansas City Athletics7389.45131.5
Los Angeles Angels7091.43534
Washington Senators56106.34648.5

Record vs. opponents

1963 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 7–117–1110–813–59–99–99–97–1115–3
Boston 11–78–1010–89–97–119–87–116–129–9
Chicago 11–710–811–711–712–610–88–108–1013–5
Cleveland 8–108–107–1110–811–710–85–137–1113–5
Detroit 5–139–97–118–1013–512–68–108–109–9
Kansas City 9–911–76–127–115–1310–89–96–1210–8
Los Angeles 9–98–98–108–106–128–109–95–139–9
Minnesota 9–911–710–813–510–89–99–96–1114–4
New York 11–712–610–811–710–812–613–511–614–4
Washington 3–159–95–135–139–98–109–94–144–14

Notable transactions

  • 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

1963 Los Angeles Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1BLee Thomas149528116.220955
2BBilly Moran153597164.275765
3BFélix Torres138463121.261451
SSJim Fregosi154592170.287950
LFLeon Wagner149550160.291749
CFAlbie Pearson154578176.304647

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
Bob Perry6116642.253314
Ken Hunt5914226.183516
Bob Sadowski8814436.250122
Jimmy Piersall205216.30804

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
Ken McBride3625113123.26147
Dean Chance4524813183.19168
Bo Belinsky1376.2295.7560

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
Dan Osinski47159.1883.28100
Don Lee401548113.6889
Paul Foytack2570.1553.7137
Fred Newman1244155.3216
Mike Lee626113.8111

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
Julio Navarro5745122.8953
Art Fowler5753102.4253
Bob Duliba61111.174

Farm system

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

References

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