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1963 Columbus Jets

1963 > Class AAA > 1963 International League (South)
Overall: 75-73

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Larry Shepard
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Gene Alley 22 146 590 532 76 130 20 7 19 61 8 2 43 129 .244 .308 .415 .724 221 6 9 0
2 Tony Asaro 27 118 449 394 59 102 20 1 6 29 7 2 48 53 .259 .343 .360 .703 142 3 3 1
3 Ron Blackburn 28 36 28 24 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .083 .154 .083 .237 2 0 2 0
4 Steve Blass 21 27 56 54 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .111 .127 .130 .257 7 0 1 0
5 Frank Bork 22 33 62 57 6 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 22 .070 .086 .070 .156 4 0 4 0
6 Ron Brand 23 23 70 64 3 6 1 1 1 5 1 1 5 8 .094 .171 .188 .359 12 1 0 0
7 Bob Burda* 24 143 604 512 83 138 16 0 27 90 3 2 83 70 .270 .369 .459 .828 235 1 3 5
8 Tom Butters 25 36 40 33 4 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 13 .212 .278 .212 .490 7 1 4 0
9 Phillip Cunningham 21 9 7 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .667 .952 4 0 0 0
10 Larry Elliot* 25 124 491 420 57 106 21 3 26 81 7 4 66 106 .252 .356 .502 .859 211 3 0 2
11 Jim Frey* 32 62 128 108 11 28 3 0 2 12 1 0 19 8 .259 .375 .343 .718 37 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Anselmo Gordon 21 14 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 Julio Gotay 24 30 95 84 11 21 8 0 2 9 1 1 6 15 .250 .326 .417 .743 35 4 0 1
14 Fred Green 29 34 34 28 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 14 .143 .226 .143 .369 4 0 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Don Gross* 32 3 7 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 1 0
16 Pancho Herrera 29 140 494 422 52 98 8 3 22 58 2 1 58 99 .232 .331 .422 .753 178 7 2 5
17 Rex Johnston# 25 136 512 450 49 120 18 4 13 49 17 8 50 65 .267 .339 .411 .750 185 2 5 5
18 Dick Lines 24 37 61 55 3 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 18 .091 .123 .145 .268 8 0 4 0
19 Orlando McFarlane 25 122 461 408 75 105 21 5 21 60 9 2 39 91 .257 .337 .488 .825 199 11 1 2
20 Manny Mota 25 75 327 294 46 86 9 3 5 20 12 9 23 26 .293 .351 .395 .745 116 4 5 1
21 Tom Parsons 23 28 63 45 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 7 29 .022 .151 .022 .173 1 0 10 1
22 Albert Pehanick 27 28 51 39 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 24 .051 .178 .051 .229 2 0 6 0
23 Elmo Plaskett 25 77 275 245 31 64 13 3 6 34 1 1 25 49 .261 .335 .412 .747 101 3 0 2
24 Bob Priddy 23 40 14 11 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .091 .231 .182 .413 2 1 1 0
25 Buddy Pritchard 27 80 209 183 23 42 2 3 0 15 2 0 18 22 .230 .299 .273 .572 50 1 5 2
26 Gary Rushing 25 93 267 227 33 54 6 4 16 47 0 0 40 78 .238 .352 .511 .863 116 0 0 0
27 Edward Sada 24 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Felix Santana 21 44 115 110 7 25 0 0 2 6 1 0 4 15 .227 .261 .282 .543 31 1 0 0
29 Barry Shetrone* 24 53 148 129 16 27 4 2 3 13 6 1 16 23 .209 .299 .341 .640 44 1 1 1 Stats for 3 teams
30 George Spencer 36 16 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
30 Players 25.1 148 5422 4737 636 1138 168 37 169 582 71 33 536 991 .240 .322 .398 .721 1887 50 72 27 36
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Ron Blackburn 28 6 4 .600 3.35 36 0 0 0 102.0 95 45 38 7 20 2 61 2 0 0 1.127 8.4 0.6 1.8 5.4 3.05
2 Steve Blass 21 11 8 .579 4.44 24 24 8 1 152.0 147 83 75 17 85 2 141 1 0 8 1.526 8.7 1.0 5.0 8.3 1.66
3 Frank Bork* 22 9 10 .474 3.50 28 28 7 1 162.0 176 72 63 15 42 0 98 2 0 6 1.346 9.8 0.8 2.3 5.4 2.33
4 Tom Butters 25 6 5 .545 2.69 35 11 3 1 127.0 81 46 38 15 59 3 128 3 1 9 1.102 5.7 1.1 4.2 9.1 2.17
5 Phillip Cunningham 21 1 4 .200 8.62 9 6 1 0 24.0 35 29 23 3 18 1 19 3 0 1 2.208 13.1 1.1 6.8 7.1 1.06
6 Anselmo Gordon 21 1 3 .250 6.19 14 0 0 0 32.0 33 25 22 3 22 0 29 1 0 3 1.719 9.3 0.8 6.2 8.2 1.32
7 Fred Green* 29 9 2 .818 3.03 34 8 3 1 107.0 103 41 36 14 19 2 65 2 0 1 1.140 8.7 1.2 1.6 5.5 3.42 Stats for 2 teams
8 Don Gross* 32 1 1 .500 3.71 3 3 1 0 17.0 17 9 7 1 4 0 10 0 0 1 1.235 9.0 0.5 2.1 5.3 2.50
9 Rodger Irvine 22 0 1 .000 21.60 4 0 0 0 5.0 12 12 12 1 7 0 4 0 0 0 3.800 21.6 1.8 12.6 7.2 0.57
10 Dick Lines* 24 7 9 .438 3.43 31 25 9 0 160.0 148 74 61 15 39 3 74 1 0 9 1.169 8.3 0.8 2.2 4.2 1.90
11 Tom Parsons 23 11 15 .423 3.47 28 26 10 3 174.0 161 83 67 10 47 2 121 1 0 5 1.195 8.3 0.5 2.4 6.3 2.57
12 Albert Pehanick 27 8 9 .471 4.26 28 19 6 0 133.0 141 77 63 10 56 2 68 9 0 2 1.481 9.5 0.7 3.8 4.6 1.21
13 Bob Priddy 23 5 2 .714 5.06 40 0 0 0 64.0 66 45 36 6 44 1 61 5 0 8 1.719 9.3 0.8 6.2 8.6 1.39
14 George Spencer 36 1 1 .500 6.14 16 0 0 0 22.0 27 15 15 2 6 1 18 1 0 1 1.500 11.0 0.8 2.5 7.4 3.00 Stats for 2 teams
14 Players 24.7 75 73 .507 148 148
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Elmo Plaskett 54 348 23 3 3 .992 6.87 7
Gary Rushing 45 248 19 9 1 .967 5.93 8
Orlando McFarlane 39 241 17 10 5 .963 6.62 4
Ron Brand 21 125 15 4 0 .972 6.67 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pancho Herrera 129 1018 86 12 108 .989 8.56
Gary Rushing 19 135 14 3 14 .980 7.84
Bob Burda 10 65 2 0 9 1.000 6.70

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Asaro 65 131 167 6 46 .980 4.58
Felix Santana 42 69 80 3 19 .980 3.55
Buddy Pritchard 27 59 59 5 19 .959 4.37
Manny Mota 21 38 53 2 8 .978 4.33
Julio Gotay 14 23 28 2 5 .962 3.64

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Orlando McFarlane 70 61 125 23 11 .890 2.66
Tony Asaro 47 26 101 11 7 .920 2.70
Buddy Pritchard 37 20 40 7 4 .896 1.62
Julio Gotay 11 7 22 1 5 .967 2.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Alley 144 248 447 27 94 .963 4.83

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Burda 131 202 16 7 1 .969 1.66
Rex Johnston 126 288 8 7 1 .977 2.35
Larry Elliot 122 199 6 6 2 .972 1.68
Manny Mota 54 112 8 2 2 .984 2.22
Barry Shetrone 39 69 3 3 0 .960 1.85 Stats for 3 teams
Jim Frey 24 29 2 3 0 .912 1.29 Stats for 2 teams
Elmo Plaskett 11 17 2 0 1 1.000 1.73

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Priddy 40 4 7 0 0 1.000 0.28
Tom Butters 35 6 15 1 0 .955 0.60
Fred Green 34 4 10 1 1 .933 0.41 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Lines 31 13 33 1 2 .979 1.48
Frank Bork 28 4 27 4 1 .886 1.11
Tom Parsons 28 6 24 4 2 .882 1.07
Albert Pehanick 28 14 29 4 2 .915 1.54
Ron Blackburn 26 8 23 3 2 .912 1.19
Steve Blass 24 16 15 2 2 .939 1.29
George Spencer 16 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Anselmo Gordon 14 0 6 0 1 1.000 0.43

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Alley 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 10, 1940 Richmond, VA, US
Tony Asaro 27 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 16, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Ron Blackburn 28 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 23, 1935 Mount Airy, NC, US
Steve Blass 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 18, 1942 Canaan, CT, US
Frank Bork 22 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 13, 1940 Buffalo, NY, US
Ron Brand 23 R R 5' 7.0" 167 Jan 13, 1940 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bob Burda 24 L L 5' 11.0" 174 Jul 16, 1938 St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Butters 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 8, 1938 Delaware, OH, US
Phillip Cunningham 21 R R 6' 4.0" 201 Dec 10, 1941 Chillicothe, OH, US
Larry Elliot 25 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 5, 1938 San Diego, CA, US
Jim Frey 32 L L 5' 9.0" 170 May 26, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Anselmo Gordon 21 R R 6' 1.0" 159 Nov 4, 1941 Almirante, Bocas del Toro, PA
Julio Gotay 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 9, 1939 Fajardo, PR
Fred Green 29 R L 6' 4.0" 190 Sep 14, 1933 Titusville, NJ, US
Don Gross 32 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Jun 30, 1931 Weidman, MI, US
Pancho Herrera 29 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 16, 1934 Santiago de las Vegas, La Habana, CU
Rodger Irvine 22 R R 6' 3.0" 182 Sep 1, 1940 Toronto, ON, CA
Rex Johnston 25 S R 6' 1.0" 202 Nov 8, 1937 Colton, CA, US
Dick Lines 24 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 17, 1938 Montreal, QC, CA
Orlando McFarlane 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 28, 1938 Oriente, CU
Manny Mota 25 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 18, 1938 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Tom Parsons 23 R R 6' 7.0" 210 Sep 13, 1939 Lakeville, CT, US
Albert Pehanick 27 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Aug 27, 1935 Scranton, PA, US
Elmo Plaskett 25 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Jun 27, 1938 Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI
Bob Priddy 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 10, 1939 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Buddy Pritchard 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 25, 1936 South Gate, CA, US
Gary Rushing 25 R R 6' 4.0" 220 May 11, 1938 Nevada City, CA, US
Edward Sada 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 1, 1938 San Diego, CA, US
Felix Santana 21 R R 5' 7.0" 152 Apr 29, 1942 Mao, Valverde, DO
Barry Shetrone 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 6, 1938 Baltimore, MD, US
George Spencer 36 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jul 7, 1926 Columbus, OH, US

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