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1963 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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Lew Burdette played for the 1963 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record93-69 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank4th
BallparkSportsman's Park
ManagerJohnny KeaneGeneral ManagerBing Devine
CoachesVern Benson (Third Base Coach), Howie Pollet (Pitching Coach), Red Schoendienst (Assistant Coach), Joe Schultz (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,170,546 (Rank: 5th)
Years Available1892-2019

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 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1963 baseball season.

1963 St. Louis Cardinals 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)
26George AltmanOF6-4 200 L-R 1933-03-20 30Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1959-19671959-1967Diller (Goldsboro,NC)Tennessee St
1955-   UDFA-CHN
 
38Ed BautaP6-3 200 R-R 1935-01-06 28Camaguey,Cuba MLB1960-19641960-1964  
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
17Jim BeauchampOF-1B6-2 205 R-R 1939-08-21 23Vinita,Oklahoma MLB1958-19731963-1973Grove (Grove,OK)Oklahoma St
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
14Ken Boyer3B6-2 200 R-R 1931-05-20 32Liberty,Missouri MLB1955-19691955-1969Alba (Alba,MO)    
32Ernie BroglioP6-2 200 R-R 1935-08-27 27Berkeley,California MLB1959-19661959-1966El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
11Jerry BuchekSS5-11 185 R-R 1942-05-09 21St. Louis,Missouri MLB1961-19681961-1968  
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
33Lew BurdetteP6-2 190 R-R 1926-11-22 36Nitro,West Virginia MLB1950-19671950-1967Nitro (Nitro,WV)Richmond    
18Leo BurkeOF5-10 190 R-R 1934-05-06 29Hagerstown,Maryland MLB1958-19651958-1965North Hagerstown (Hagerstown,MD)Virginia Tech
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
28Duke CarmelOF6-3 202 L-L 1937-04-23 26New York,New York MLB1959-19651959-1965Ben Franklin (New York,NY)
1955-   UDFA-SLN
 
22Doug ClemensOF6-0 180 L-R 1939-06-09 24Leesport,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19681961-1968   Syracuse U.
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
19Jack DamaskaOF-2B5-11 168 R-R 1937-08-21 25Beaver Falls,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19631963-1963Beaver Falls (Beaver Falls,PA)
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Harry FanokP6-0 180 B-R 1940-05-11 23Whippany,New Jersey MLB1963-19641963-1964Morristown (Morristown,NJ)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
21Curt FloodOF5-9 165 R-R 1938-01-18 25Houston,Texas MLB1956-19711956-1971McClymonds (Oakland,CA)    
16Phil Gagliano2B6-1 185 R-R 1941-12-27 21Memphis,Tennessee MLB1960-19741963-1974Christian Brothers (Memphis,TN)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Bob GibsonP6-1 195 R-R 1935-11-09 27Omaha,Nebraska MLB1959-19751959-1975Tech (Omaha,NE)Creighton U.
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
24Dick GroatSS 180 R-R 1930-11-04 32Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19671952-1967Swissvale (Swissvale,PA)Duke U.    
47Bob HumphreysP5-11 170 R-R 1935-08-18 27Covington,Virginia MLB1962-19701962-1970Montvale (Montvale,VA)Hampden-Sydney Col
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
23Charlie JamesOF6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-22 25St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19651960-1965Webster Groves (Webster Groves,MO)Missouri
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
25Julian Javier2B6-1 175 R-R 1936-08-09 26San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB1960-19721960-1972  
1956-   UDFA-PIT
 
23Sam JonesP6-4 200 R-R 1925-12-14 37Stewartsville,Ohio MLB1951-19641951-1964      
20Gary KolbOF6-0 195 L-R 1940-03-13 23Rock Falls,Illinois MLB1960-19691960-1969Rock Falls (Rock Falls,IL)Illinois
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
10Jeoff LongOF-1B6-1 200 R-R 1941-10-09 21Covington,Kentucky MLB1963-19641963-1964Lloyd Memorial (Erlanger,KY)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
23Ken MacKenzieP6-0 185 R-L 1934-03-10 29Gore Bay,Ontario MLB1960-19651960-1965   Yale U.
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
27Dal MaxvillSS5-11 160 R-R 1939-02-18 24Granite City,Illinois MLB1960-19751962-1975   Washington U. in St. Louis
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
15Tim McCarverC6-1 195 L-R 1941-10-16 21Memphis,Tennessee MLB1959-19801959-1980Keokuk (Keokuk,IA)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
6Stan MusialOF6-0 175 L-L 1920-11-21 42Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19631941-1963Donora (Donora,PA)    
29Gene OliverC6-2 225 R-R 1935-03-22 28Moline,Illinois MLB1959-19691959-1969Alleman (Rock Island,IL)Northwestern U.
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
41Diomedes OlivoP6-1 195 L-L 1919-01-22 44Guayubin,Dom Rep MLB1960-19631960-1963  
1955-   UDFA-CIN
 
38Dave RickettsC6-2 195 B-R 1935-07-12 27Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19701963-1970Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)Duquesne U.
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
37Ray SadeckiP5-11 180 L-L 1940-12-26 22Kansas City,Kansas MLB1958-19771960-1977Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
1Carl SawatskiC5-10 210 L-R 1927-11-04 35Shickshinny,Pennsylvania MLB1948-19631948-1963      
2Red Schoendienst2B6-0 170 B-R 1923-02-02 40Germantown,Illinois MLB1945-19631945-1963      
36Barney SchultzP6-2 200 R-R 1926-08-15 36Beverly,New Jersey MLB1955-19651955-1965Burlington City (Burlington,NJ)    
18Mike ShannonOF6-3 195 R-R 1939-07-05 23St. Louis,Missouri MLB1962-19701962-1970Christian Brothers College (St. Louis,MO)Missouri
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
34Bobby ShantzP5-6 142 R-L 1925-09-26 37Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19641949-1964Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)    
31Curt SimmonsP6-0 187 L-L 1929-05-19 34Egypt,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19671947-1967Whitehall (Whitehall,PA)    
39Ron TaylorP6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-13 25Toronto,Ontario MLB1962-19721962-1972North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Toronto,ON)
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Moe ThackerC6-3 210 R-R 1934-05-21 29Louisville,Kentucky MLB1958-19631958-1963DuPont Manual (Louisville,KY)    
44Ray WashburnP6-1 205 R-R 1938-05-31 25Pasco,Washington MLB1961-19701961-1970Columbia-Burbank (Burbank,WA)Columbia Basin Col
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
12Bill White1B6-0 195 L-L 1934-01-28 29Lakewood,Florida MLB1956-19691956-1969Warren G. Harding (Warren,OH)Hiram Col    
29Corky WithrowOF6-3 197 R-R 1937-11-28 25High Coal,West Virginia MLB1963-19631963-1963Willow Run (Ypsilanti,MI)Georgetown Col, Kentucky Wesleyan Col
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
41 Players