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1963 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Rod Kanehl played for the 1963 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record51-111 (10th)League Rank10thMLB Rank19th
BallparkPolo Grounds
ManagerCasey StengelGeneral ManagerGeorge Weiss
CoachesSolly Hemus (Assistant Coach), Cookie Lavagetto (Assistant Coach), Clyde McCullough (Assistant Coach), Ernie White (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,080,108 (Rank: 7th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1963 Statistics -- 1963 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1963 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1963 baseball season.

1963 New York Mets Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
20,29Craig AndersonP6-2 205 R-R 1938-07-01 24Washington,DC MLB1961-19641961-1964   Lehigh U.
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
19Ed BautaP6-3 200 R-R 1935-01-06 28Camaguey,Cuba MLB1960-19641960-1964  
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Larry BearnarthP6-2 203 R-R 1941-09-11 21New York,New York MLB1963-19711963-1971St. Peters Boys (Staten Island,NY)St. John's U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
6Larry BurrightSS-2B5-11 170 R-R 1937-07-10 25Roseville,Illinois MLB1962-19641962-1964Keppel (Alhambra,CA)
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
8Chris CannizzaroC6-0 190 R-R 1938-05-03 25Oakland,California MLB1956-19741960-1974San Leandro (San Leandro,CA)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
1Duke CarmelOF-1B6-3 202 L-L 1937-04-23 26New York,New York MLB1959-19651959-1965Ben Franklin (New York,NY)
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
23Joe ChristopherOF5-10 176 R-R 1935-12-13 27Frederiksted,Virgin Islands MLB1959-19661959-1966  
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
26Galen CiscoP5-11 215 R-R 1936-03-07 27St. Marys,Ohio MLB1961-19691961-1969St. Mary's Memorial (St. Marys,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
17Choo Choo ColemanC5-9 165 L-R 1937-08-25 25Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19661961-1966  
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
1Cliff CookOF6-0 188 R-R 1936-08-20 26Dallas,Texas MLB1959-19631959-1963Sunset (Dallas,TX)
1955-   UDFA-CIN
 
13,36,38Roger CraigP6-4 191 R-R 1930-02-17 33Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   North Carolina St    
39Steve DillonP5-10 160 L-L 1943-03-20 20Yonkers,New York MLB1963-19641963-1964  
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
7Chico FernandezSS6-0 170 R-R 1932-03-02 31Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19631956-1963      
12,16Jesse GonderC5-10 190 L-R 1936-01-20 27Monticello,Arkansas MLB1960-19671960-1967McClymonds (Oakland,CA)
1955-   UDFA-CIN
 
18Pumpsie Green3B6-0 175 B-R 1933-10-27 29Oakland,California MLB1959-19631959-1963El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
1956-   UDFA-BOS
 
3Tim Harkness1B6-2 182 L-L 1937-12-23 25Lachine,Quebec MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1956-   UDFA-PHI
 
9Jim HickmanOF-3B6-4 205 R-R 1937-05-10 26Henning,Tennessee MLB1956-19741962-1974Ripley (Ripley,TN)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
22Joe HicksOF6-0 180 L-R 1933-04-07 30Ivy,Virginia MLB1959-19631959-1963   Virginia
1953-   UDFA-CHA
 
14Gil Hodges1B6-1 200 R-R 1924-04-04 39Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963Petersburg (Petersburg,IN)Saint Joseph's Col    
47Jay HookP6-2 182 L-R 1936-11-18 26Waukegan,Illinois MLB1957-19641957-1964Grayslake Central (Grayslake,IL)Northwestern U.    
33Ron Hunt2B6-0 186 R-R 1941-02-23 22St. Louis,Missouri MLB1959-19741963-1974Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
15Al JacksonP5-10 169 L-L 1935-12-25 27Waco,Texas MLB1959-19691959-1969Moore (Waco,TX)Wiley Col
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
34Cleon JonesOF6-0 200 R-L 1942-08-04 20Plateau,Alabama MLB1963-19761963-1976Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Alabama A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Rod KanehlOF6-1 180 R-R 1934-04-01 29Wichita,Kansas MLB1962-19641962-1964Springfield Catholic (Springfield,MO)Drury U.
1954-   UDFA-NYA
 
21Ed KranepoolOF6-3 215 L-L 1944-11-08 18New York,New York MLB1962-19791962-1979James Monroe (Bronx,NY)
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
19Ken MacKenzieP6-0 185 R-L 1934-03-10 29Gore Bay,Ontario MLB1960-19651960-1965   Yale U.
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
40Al MoranSS6-1 190 R-R 1938-12-05 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1963-19641963-1964Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
4Charlie Neal3B5-10 165 R-R 1931-01-30 32Longview,Texas MLB1956-19631956-1963      
34Jim PiersallOF6-0 175 R-R 1929-11-14 33Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1950-19671950-1967Leavenworth (Waterbury,CT)    
41Grover PowellP5-10 175 L-L 1940-10-10 22Sayre,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19631963-1963Wyalusing Valley (Wyalusing Valley,PA)Pennsylvania
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
29Don RoweP6-0 180 L-L 1936-04-03 27Brawley,California MLB1963-19631963-1963Compton (Compton,CA)Long Beach St
1954-   UDFA-PIT
 
43Ted Schreiber3B-SS5-11 175 R-R 1938-07-11 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1963-19631963-1963Madison (Brooklyn,NY)St. John's U.
1959-   UDFA-BOS
 
5Norm SherryC5-11 181 R-R 1931-07-16 31New York,New York MLB1959-19631959-1963Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)
1950-   UDFA-BRO
 
16Dick SmithOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-05-17 24Lebanon,Oregon MLB1963-19651963-1965  
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
4,11Duke SniderOF6-0 190 L-R 1926-09-19 36Los Angeles,California MLB1947-19641947-1964Compton (Compton,CA)    
36Tracy StallardP6-5 205 R-R 1937-08-31 25Coeburn,Virginia MLB1960-19661960-1966Coeburn (Coeburn,VA)
1956-   UDFA-BOS
 
16Sammy TaylorC6-2 185 L-R 1933-02-27 30Woodruff,South Carolina MLB1958-19631958-1963      
25Frank ThomasOF6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 34Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mississauga,ON)    
2Marv Throneberry1B6-0 197 L-L 1933-09-02 29Collierville,Tennessee MLB1955-19631955-1963Collierville (Collierville,TN)    
28Carl WilleyP6-0 175 R-R 1931-06-06 32Cherryfield,Maine MLB1958-19651958-1965Cherryfield (Cherryfield,ME)    
40 Players