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1963 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  91-70   .565
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,406,652
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vic Wertz (38)
Youngest Player:  Paul Ratliff (19)
Longest Tenure:  Camilo Pascual, Bob Allison, Gerry Arrigo, Earl Battey, Lenny Green, Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew, Jack Kralick, Jim Lemon, Don Mincher, Ray Moore, Bill Pleis, Bill Tuttle, Zoilo Versalles, Rich Rollins, Lee Stange (3)
Top Hitter:  Bob Allison (6)
Top Pitcher:  Camilo Pascual (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  85.86%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
1,12Bernie Allen2BMLB6-0185LeftRight4/16/193924East Liverpool,Ohio1961UDFA MIN

4Bob AllisonOFMLB6-4220RightRight7/11/193428Raytown,MissouriUDFA 
35Gerry ArrigoPMLB6-1195LeftLeft6/12/194122Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
11George Banks3B-OFMLB5-11185RightRight9/24/193824Pacolet Mills,South CarolinaUDFA 
10Earl BatteyCMLB6-1205RightRight1/5/193528Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Julio Becquer1BMLB5-11178LeftLeft12/20/193131Havana,CubaUDFA 
15,31Bill DaileyPMLB6-3185RightRight5/13/193528Arlington,VirginiaUDFA 
27Gary DotterPMLB6-1180LeftLeft8/7/194220St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
27Mike FornielesPMLB5-11172RightRight1/18/193231Havana,CubaUDFA 
8Johnny Goryl2B-3BMLB5-10175RightRight10/21/193329Cumberland,Rhode IslandUDFA 
7Lenny GreenOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft1/6/193330Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
30Jimmie HallOFMLB6-0175LeftRight3/17/193825Mount Holly,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193824Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA WS1
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193627Payette,Idaho1954UDFA WS1
15Jack KralickPMLB6-2180LeftLeft6/1/193528Youngstown,OhioUDFA 
29,33Fred LasherPMLB6-4210RightRight8/19/194121Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
23Jim LemonOFMLB6-4200RightRight3/23/192835Covington,VirginiaUDFA 
5Don Mincher1BMLB6-3213LeftRight6/24/193825Huntsville,Alabama1956UDFA CHA
21Ray MoorePMLB6-1205RightRight6/1/192637Meadows,MarylandUDFA 
37Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193824Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
17Camilo PascualPMLB5-11185RightRight1/20/193429Havana,CubaUDFA 
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193527Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
19Bill PleisPMLB5-10175LeftLeft8/5/193725St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
29Wally PostOFMLB6-1203RightRight7/9/192933St. Wendelin,OhioUDFA 
28Vic Power1BMLB5-11195RightRight11/1/192735Arecibo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
24Paul RatliffCMLB6-2190LeftRight1/23/194419San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
32Garry RoggenburkPMLB6-6195RightLeft4/16/194023Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
34Jim RolandPMLB6-3190RightLeft12/14/194220Franklin,North Carolina1961UDFA MIN
9Rich Rollins3BMLB5-10185RightRight4/16/193825Mount Pleasant,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
34Dwight SieblerPMLB6-2184RightRight8/5/193725Columbus,NebraskaUDFA 
20,39Lee StangePMLB5-10170RightRight10/27/193626Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
18Dick StigmanPMLB6-3200LeftLeft1/24/193627Nimrod,MinnesotaUDFA 
20Frank SullivanPMLB6-6215RightRight1/23/193033Hollywood,CaliforniaUDFA 
13Bill TuttleOFMLB6-0190RightRight7/4/192933Elwood,IllinoisUDFA 
2Zoilo VersallesSSMLB5-10150RightRight12/18/193923Veldado,CubaUDFA 
26Jay Ward2B-3BMLB6-1185RightRight9/9/193824Brookfield,MissouriUDFA 
6Vic WertzOF-1BMLB6-0186LeftRight2/9/192538York,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
43Don WilliamsPMLB6-5218RightRight9/2/193527Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
22Jerry ZimmermanCMLB6-2185RightRight9/21/193428Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Floyd BakerAssistant Coach 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Ed Fitz GeraldAssistant Coach 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Gordon MaltzbergerPitching Coach 
Sam MeleManager 
Hal NaragonBullpen Coach 
Ray ScottBroadcaster 


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