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1963 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Ed Lopat
General Manager:   Pat Friday
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  762,364
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gino Cimoli (33)
Youngest Player:  Tony LaRussa (18)
Longest Tenure:  Jerry Lumpe (5)
Top Hitter:  Ed Charles (15)
Top Pitcher:  Orlando Pena (20)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.80%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10457.646--
Chi White Sox9468.58010.5
Minnesota9170.56513.0
Baltimore8676.53118.5
Cleveland7983.48825.5
Detroit7983.48825.5
Boston7685.47228.0
KC Athletics7389.45131.5
LA Angels7091.43534.0
Washington56106.34648.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
16Ed Charles+3b1530-MLB1586038216128215791585879575821.267.332.395727.322238679484834.6.282
11Jerry Lumpe+2b2430-MLB1575957516126755932584403649.271.333.363696.312216663455845.0.284
7Norm Siebern+1b-of2229-MLB152556801512521683147982061810.272.358.410768.342228644428905.7.290
2Wayne Causey+ss-2b3626-MLB1395547215532484442565403729.280.345.395740.331219619419875.6.298
4Gino Cimoli+of4933-MLB145529561391911448313972235612.263.312.363675.300192581414654.2.294
5Bobby Del Greco+of-30-MLB12130640657182912405251436.212.311.320631.29098358256323.4.229
15Jose Tartabull+of6124-MLB79242275885119161171700302.240.290.326616.27879262190294.1.254
10Doc Edwards+c6526-MLB71240166012063501112326115.250.287.375662.28790255188284.0.255
6Chuck Essegian+of-31-MLB10123123529052700194810127.225.285.329614.27876254189202.9.261
12Ken Harrelson+1b-of-21-MLB792261652101623112358032210.230.299.363662.29482253189213.0.280
22George Alusik+of-28-MLB87221285911093701263310316.267.345.439784.35197252173365.6.278
14Charlie Lau+c-30-MLB62187155511032610141703427.294.340.401741.32575207145275.1.308
12,20Manny Jimenez+of-24-MLB6015712449001501161452126.280.361.338699.31653181123214.7.303
8Haywood Sullivan+c-32-MLB40113924610800151502126.212.300.283583.2633213198102.6.240
26Dave Wickersham+p-27-MLB388031100020012500400.137.148.137286.130118573-3-1.2.200
18Billy Bryan+c-24-MLB2465111111370092205001.169.270.354624.25523745552.5.200
19Orlando Pena+p5729-MLB356239001800624001000.145.221.194414.19812786300.1.216
25Moe Drabowsky+p-27-MLB266241030280002100301.161.161.306468.20519655610.6.205
17John Wojcik+of-21-MLB19597110002208802000.186.284.186470.21511674831.8.216
21Ed Rakow+p-27-MLB34576610000052700201.105.177.123300.14976454-3-1.5.200
23Diego Segui+p-25UDFA: 1959MLB385551201040012400402.218.232.255487.21814604900.2.387
29Tony LaRussa+2b-ss-18UDFA: 1962MLB344441111010071200110.250.346.318664.30414533554.1.333
1Dick Howser+ss7627-MLB1541480001007301100.195.312.195508.2408493432.5.211
8Dick Green+2b-22UDFA: 1960MLB133751020140021010011.270.317.405722.32015412954.3.333
9Jay Hankins+of-27-MLB1034260114010300000.176.176.324500.21811342921.6.167
1Sammy Esposito+3b-ss-31-MLB1825351002003300012.200.276.240516.2396292311.5.217
43Ted Bowsfield+p-28-MLB4323211002003900200.043.154.087241.12922824-1-1.3.071
9Tommie Reynolds+of-21UDFA: 1963MLB819111000001710001.053.143.105248.12922119-1-1.8.083
28Bill Fischer+p-32-MLB4515010000003610300.067.263.067330.194122170-0.2.111
9Hector Martinez+of-24-MLB614240013011310000.286.375.500875.3927161125.8.300
18Tom Sturdivant+p-33-MLB1711000000001100200.000.083.00083.05701413-1-1.7.000
33John Wyatt+p-28-MLB639000000000500000.000.000.0000.000099--.000
20Dale Willis+p-25-MLB266110001000200000.167.167.167333.1491650-0.9.250
25Dave Thies+p-26-MLB96121001000200000.333.333.500833.36536416.9.500
3Joe Azcue+c-23-MLB24000000000100000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
27Dan Pfister+p-26-MLB43000000000100000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
35John O'Donoghue+p-23-MLB12000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
27,36Fred Norman+p-20UDFA: 1961MLB21000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
10Norm Bass+p-24-MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
32Pete Lovrich+p-20-MLB200000000000000100.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (40 players)162549561513562253895582472652982925477746125.247.313.353666--1942617244136484.273

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
26Dave Wickersham+3427-MLB12154.0938344121237.2244116108217911859 21.369.240.802.994.470.67.2901.16
19Orlando Pena+2029-MLB12203.6935339320217.02189389245312845 01.259.041.002.205.310.41.2820.87
21Ed Rakow+5827-MLB9103.9234267120174.11738576186110485 01.348.930.933.155.370.59.2871.14
25Moe Drabowsky+2727-MLB7133.0526229210174.11356259166410968 01.146.970.833.305.630.59.2360.77
23Diego Segui+4725UDFA: 1959MLB963.7738234140167.01738470177311652 11.479.320.923.936.250.63.3031.31
43Ted Bowsfield+-28-MLB574.45411121143111.1115605514476723 01.469.301.133.805.420.70.2921.29
28Bill Fischer+5532-MLB963.574520022395.286443813293413 11.208.091.222.733.200.85.2371.00
33John Wyatt+2928-MLB643.1363000532192.083373212438170 11.378.121.174.217.920.53.2801.04
18Tom Sturdivant+5733-MLB123.74173004053.04724223172630 01.217.980.512.894.420.65--0.98
20Dale Willis+-25-MLB025.04250006144.24628253254704 01.599.270.605.049.470.53.3470.80
25Dave Thies+-26-MLB014.6292003025.1261513212912 01.509.240.714.263.201.33.2861.95
32Pete Lovrich+-20-MLB117.842010011020.22523185101601 11.6910.892.184.356.970.63.3080.57
27Dan Pfister+-26-MLB101.933100109.182213901 01.187.710.962.898.680.33.2800.73
10Norm Bass+-24-MLB0011.743100007.211111029400 02.6112.912.3510.574.702.25.3330.75
31Aurelio Monteagudo+-19UDFA: 1983MLB002.574000007.042203300 01.005.140.003.863.861.00.2110.29
22Jose Santiago+-22-MLB109.004000207.087742600 11.4310.295.142.577.710.33.2111.29
27,36Fred Norman+-20UDFA: 1961MLB0111.372200006.199817610 02.5312.791.429.958.531.17.4210.67
35John O'Donoghue+-23-MLB011.501100006.062102100 11.339.000.003.001.502.00.3002.50
35Bill Landis+-20-MLB000.001000001.200001300 00.600.000.005.4016.200.33.000--
Totals: (40 players)73893.92162162359127291,45814177046359554088743--81.298.750.963.335.480.61.303 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doc EdwardsC633413054.9870.00 
Charlie LauC502581552.9820.00 
Haywood SullivanC372261523.9920.00 
Billy BryanC24147430.9810.00 
Joe AzcueC150001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Norm Siebern1B13111931021295.9910.00 
Ken Harrelson1B3428316624.9800.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jerry Lumpe2B1553414511092.9880.00 
Sammy Esposito2B726011.0000.00 
Dick Green2B451412.9500.00 
Tony LaRussa2B363011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Charles3B1581533102519.9490.00 
Sammy Esposito3B313001.0000.00 
Wayne Causey3B213001.0000.00 
Bobby Del Greco3B220001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Wayne CauseySS1352664021581.9780.00 
Tony LaRussaSS14232227.9570.00 
Dick HowserSS10212326.9570.00 
Dick GreenSS692323.9410.00 
Sammy EspositoSS44621.8330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gino CimoliOF1362561443.9850.00 
Bobby Del GrecoOF110207540.9810.00 
Jose TartabullOF71135321.9860.00 
George AlusikOF63985011.0000.00 
Chuck EssegianOF5395210.9900.00 
Manny JimenezOF4066630.9600.00 
Ken HarrelsonOF2843110.9780.00 
John WojcikOF17341001.0000.00 
Norm SiebernOF16301001.0000.00 
Jay HankinsOF919111.9520.00 
Tommie ReynoldsOF58020.8000.00 
Hector MartinezOF370001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John WyattP639231221.8821.47 
Bill FischerP459531411.9441.61 
Ted BowsfieldP41111122512.9743.00 
Diego SeguiP3816773361.8702.16 
Dave WickershamP38237154322.9672.20 
Orlando PenaP352171126001.0001.53 
Ed RakowP34174153013.9782.33 
Moe DrabowskyP26174111911.9681.55 
Dale WillisP25444810.9232.44 
Pete LovrichP202001001.0000.45 
Tom SturdivantP175348011.0002.04 
Dave ThiesP92506001.0002.15 
Aurelio MonteagudoP4703001.0003.86 
Jose SantiagoP4721001.0003.86 
Norm BassP370120.3331.25 
Dan PfisterP3903001.0002.97 
Fred NormanP2611001.0002.95 
Bill LandisP110000.0000.00 
John O'DonoghueP160000.0000.00 


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