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Top1963 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles0Boxscore - PBP97,7382:05Dick DonovanSteve BarberDick Donovan (7-10)Steve Barber (15-9)-Birdie TebbettsBilly HitchcockMemorial Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP106,2983:07Bill MonbouquettePhil ReganAlan Koch (1-0)Dick Radatz (12-4)-Johnny PeskyChuck DressenTiger Stadium
ALChicago White Sox5Kansas City Athletics3Boxscore - PBP98,4882:06Gary PetersDave WickershamGary Peters (11-5)Dave Wickersham (8-10)-Al LopezEd LopatMunicipal Stadium
ALNew York Yankees3Washington Senators II1Boxscore - PBP915,5701:57Ralph TerryDon RudolphRalph Terry (13-11)Don Rudolph (7-12)-Ralph HoukGil HodgesRFK Memorial Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP1016,4082:18Bob MillerBob BuhlLindy McDaniel (8-5)Larry Sherry (1-4)-Walter AlstonBob KennedyWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP98,3092:55Ray SadeckiAl JacksonAl Jackson (7-14)Bobby Shantz (4-3)-Johnny KeaneCasey StengelPolo Grounds
NLCincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP915,0582:32John TsitourisChris ShortJohn Tsitouris (8-5)Chris Short (3-9)Bill Henry (9)Fred HutchinsonGene MauchShibe Park
NLMilwaukee Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP99,1102:12Bob SadowskiBob FriendBob Friend (13-10)Bob Sadowski (1-4)-Bobby BraganDanny MurtaughForbes Field
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 1963-08-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1117140.640--51340610730-2641-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I503317.660
223Chicago White Sox1116348.5688.04643689631-2832-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park513120.608
335Minnesota Twins1126250.5549.553640812831-2931-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492920.592
447Baltimore Orioles1166353.54310.54594421727-3236-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium462323.500
5513Cleveland Indians1155659.48717.0449516-6726-3130-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium472324.489
6614Boston Red Sox1115457.48617.0471479-822-3332-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park502228.440
7715Kansas City Athletics1115061.45021.0441485-4424-3026-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium512328.451
8816Detroit Tigers1094960.45021.0473511-3818-3231-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium533023.566
9918Washington Senators II1134172.36331.0396537-14116-3925-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium491534.306
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1136845.602--4413855634-2534-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium493118.633
224San Francisco Giants1136350.5585.04774205727-3136-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park492524.510
336St. Louis Cardinals1146351.5535.55344706429-2934-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park483018.625
448Chicago Cubs1115952.5328.04143744026-2433-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field512328.451
559Cincinnati Reds1176255.5308.04734294427-3235-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field452421.533
6610Philadelphia Phillies1156055.5229.04574144327-3433-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium472720.574
7711Milwaukee Braves1135756.50411.04694224723-3033-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium492722.551
8812Pittsburgh Pirates1095455.49512.0387381624-3430-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field532033.377
9917Houston Colt 45s1144470.38624.5308463-15512-4132-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards482226.458
101019New York Mets1133677.31932.0352554-2029-4827-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds491534.306


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Norm Larker1B32.224Purchased by Giants from Braves.