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Tuesday January 1,1963This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1963 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Standings at end of 1962 season.

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RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1448559.590--70059410635-2950-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I18117.611
226Minnesota Twins1458164.5594.56916316035-2945-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium17107.588
338Chicago White Sox1447767.5358.06205744634-2943-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park18810.444
4410Baltimore Orioles1447272.50013.0578575328-3444-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium18513.278
5511Cleveland Indians1447173.49314.0603647-4428-3543-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1899.500
6613Boston Red Sox1416477.45419.5603668-6525-3739-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park19127.632
7714Detroit Tigers703139.44317.0264278-1431-390-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium915437.593
8815Kansas City Athletics723141.43118.0311341-3031-411-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium904149.456
9917Washington Senators II1445787.39628.0531611-8030-3427-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium17314.176
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1569660.615--82366316035-3961-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park972.778
222Los Angeles Dodgers1569561.6091.078865213641-3254-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium972.778
333Cincinnati Reds1539162.5953.57696729733-3958-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field972.778
445Pittsburgh Pirates1448262.5698.06295686133-3449-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field17116.647
557Milwaukee Braves1427666.53513.06465776929-3847-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium201010.500
669St. Louis Cardinals1538073.52314.574063310736-3644-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park945.444
7712Philadelphia Phillies1527379.48021.0666740-7427-4546-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium981.889
8816Houston Colt 45s803248.40026.0335379-4432-481-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards803248.400
9918Chicago Cubs1505595.36738.0598792-19423-4832-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field1248.333
101019New York Mets15239113.25755.0589907-31817-5522-58L1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds817.125

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave AdleshC19.170Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Dave BakenhasterP17.302Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Lee Bales2B-3B18.028Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Ed BarnowskiP19.131Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Del BatesC22.203Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Bill Bethea2B-SS21.000Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Ossie Blanco1B17.115Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
John BoccabellaC-1B21.186Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dick BosmanP18.319Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Dave BoswellP17.346Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Angel BravoOF20.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Nelson BrilesP19.149Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Tom BrownOF-1B22.020Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Wally BunkerP17.341Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Pete ChartonP20.011Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Frank Coggins2B18.224Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Chris ColettaOF18.152Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Danny CoombsP20.284Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Pete CraigP22.175Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jay DahlP17.026Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Brock DavisOF19.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Paul DickenH19.091Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Jack DilauroP19.243Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
John Donaldson2B19.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Dave DuncanC17.097Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bill EdgertonP21.138Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Jim EllisP17.282Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Mike Fiore1B18.082Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Fritz FisherP21.034Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Roy FosterOF17.156Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Art FowlerP40.182Signed as Free Agent by Angels. 
Jim FrenchC21.141Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Vern Fuller2B18.306Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Rob GardnerP18.013Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
John GelnarP19.190Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Dave GrayP19.359Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Chuck Harrison1B21.251Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Jerry HinsleyP18.267Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Gomer Hodge3B-1B18.273Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
John HoffmanC19.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Larry HowardC17.209Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Sonny JacksonOF-SS18.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Jerry JohnsonP19.029Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Cleon JonesOF20.150Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Sam JonesP37.018Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Mike JurewiczP17.103Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Tom KelleyP18.362Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Dave LeonhardP21.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Paul LindbladP21.145Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Ron LockeP20.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Charlie ManuelOF18.363Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
Dave MarshallOF19.352Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
John MatiasOF-1B18.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Billy McCoolP18.171Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Leon McFaddenSS-OF18.250Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Archie MooreOF-1B21.124Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Rich MoralesSS-2B19.103Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Ivan MurrellOF17.252Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Roger NelsonP18.208Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Dick NoldP19.242Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
Bob Oliver1B-OF19.327Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jim OllomP17.177Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
John PaciorekOF17.324Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Wes Parker1B23.049Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Sam ParrillaOF19.203Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Fritz PetersonP20.327Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jim RayP18.031Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Tommie ReynoldsOF21.139Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Dale RobertsP20.264Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Billy RohrP17.184Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Dick RusteckP21.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Red Schoendienst2B39.333Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Don SecristP18.310Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Rich SeversonSS-2B17.348Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Sterling SlaughterP21.044Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Joe SparmaP20.331Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ed Spiezio3B21.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
George SpriggsOF21.224Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Ron StoneOF20.114Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ed StroudOF23.062Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Stan SwansonOF18.227Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Ron SwobodaOF18.185Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Chuck TannerOF33.181Released by Angels. 
Bobby TolanOF17.043Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jeff TorborgC21.036Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Luke WalkerP19.121Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dave WatkinsC18.292Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ray Webster1B20.123Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Walt WilliamsOF19.013Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Larry YellenP19.362Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Bart ZellerC21.163Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.