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1963 Denver Bears

1963 > Class AAA > 1963 Pacific Coast League (South)
Overall: 71-87

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Jack Tighe
Represented: Denver, CO
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 Tommie Aaron 23 66 273 252 46 78 12 2 10 36 1 0 21 32 .310 .363 .492 .855 124
2 Ethan Blackaby* 22 149 616 566 89 158 23 11 18 75 7 4 50 109 .279 .338 .454 .792 257
3 Wade Blasingame* 19 8 6 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .667 .833 4
4 Alan Brice 25 10 14 14 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .143 .143 .286 .429 4
5 Clay Carroll 22 18 21 21 0 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 .286 .286 .286 .571 6
6 Roger Clapp 30 34 26 25 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .160 .192 .200 .392 5
7 Steve Demeter 28 92 369 351 61 120 23 4 17 75 3 0 18 44 .342 .374 .575 .949 202
8 Larry Foss 27 27 31 30 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 .200 .226 .267 .492 8
9 Len Gabrielson* 23 89 341 297 49 86 15 1 9 44 4 3 44 54 .290 .381 .438 .819 130
10 Joe Grzenda 26 13 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
11 Eddie Haas* 28 78 136 118 21 44 7 2 3 13 1 1 18 26 .373 .456 .542 .998 64
12 Fred Hatfield* 38 9 17 16 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188 .235 .188 .423 3
13 Russ Heman 30 20 38 37 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 19 .108 .132 .108 .240 4
14 Chuck Hickman 28 29 18 17 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .294 .333 .412 .745 7
15 Pat House* 22 11 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 2
16 Lou Johnson 28 12 48 46 4 6 3 0 0 3 1 0 2 12 .130 .167 .196 .362 9
17 Dick Kelley 23 28 39 38 4 6 0 2 0 5 0 0 1 19 .158 .179 .263 .443 10
18 Lou Klimchock* 23 81 356 332 63 117 21 6 19 68 3 2 24 28 .352 .396 .623 1.020 207
19 Bill Lucas 27 11 41 35 2 7 2 0 0 2 1 0 6 9 .200 .317 .257 .574 9
20 Jim McKnight 27 53 218 208 40 65 8 3 10 29 1 0 10 26 .313 .344 .524 .868 109
21 Noel Mickelsen 28 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
22 Seth Morehead* 28 10 27 26 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 14 .115 .148 .115 .264 3
23 Chi-Chi Olivo 35 45 84 84 7 25 3 0 0 12 0 0 0 13 .298 .298 .333 .631 28
24 Jay Porter 30 122 434 385 80 118 18 9 22 91 2 2 49 46 .306 .385 .571 .956 220
25 Vic Rehm# 27 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
26 Dennis Ribant 21 35 65 64 7 16 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 8 .250 .262 .281 .543 18
27 Phil Roof 22 107 383 346 54 77 18 1 11 51 0 1 37 103 .223 .298 .376 .673 130
28 Chico Salmon 22 148 629 591 103 192 33 8 8 67 19 15 38 43 .325 .366 .448 .814 265
29 Dan Schneider* 20 8 14 12 3 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 .500 .571 .500 1.071 6
30 Johnnie Seale* 24 36 17 17 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .118 .118 .118 .235 2
31 Charles Smith* 26 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0
32 Paul Snyder* 27 19 49 47 2 10 1 0 0 9 0 0 2 7 .213 .245 .234 .479 11
33 Ron Stillwell 23 9 19 18 2 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 3 .167 .211 .278 .488 5
34 Lee Tate 31 101 355 336 42 87 8 2 1 26 4 1 19 32 .259 .299 .304 .602 102
35 Don Taussig 31 12 44 41 6 8 1 0 2 8 0 0 3 11 .195 .250 .366 .616 15
36 Bob Uecker 28 52 187 159 28 45 9 1 8 33 0 0 28 28 .283 .390 .503 .894 80
37 Arnold Umbach 20 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
38 A.J. White 28 15 18 18 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .111 .111 .167 .278 3
39 Corky Withrow 25 145 530 477 79 118 19 5 29 99 2 1 53 144 .247 .323 .491 .813 234
40 Red Witt 31 6 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
41 Woody Woodward 20 89 338 324 36 80 20 5 5 37 4 2 14 72 .247 .278 .386 .664 125
41 Players 25.1 158 5956 5383 843 1512 252 64 173 808 53 32 448 975 .281 .338 .448 .786 2411 41 33 51 33
* - 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 Wade Blasingame* 19 0 3 .000 9.90 8 6 20.0 37 30 22 6 17 19 2.700 16.6 2.7 7.6 8.6 1.12
2 Alan Brice 25 2 3 .400 4.40 10 6 45.0 44 26 22 3 23 37 1.489 8.8 0.6 4.6 7.4 1.61
3 Clay Carroll 22 3 7 .300 5.53 18 11 70.0 82 55 43 12 25 41 1.529 10.5 1.5 3.2 5.3 1.64
4 Roger Clapp 30 4 3 .571 5.34 34 5 91.0 115 60 54 10 29 66 1.582 11.4 1.0 2.9 6.5 2.28
5 Thomas Currigan* 26 0 0 4.50 4 0 4.0 6 2 2 0 3 2 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 4.5 0.67
6 Larry Foss 27 6 4 .600 4.68 27 14 98.0 120 56 51 4 39 80 1.622 11.0 0.4 3.6 7.3 2.05
7 Joe Grzenda* 26 2 2 .500 5.02 13 5 43.0 47 28 24 2 18 34 1.512 9.8 0.4 3.8 7.1 1.89 Stats for 2 teams
8 Eddie Haas 28 0 0 0.00 2 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 2.2
9 Russ Heman 30 5 9 .357 5.18 20 15 106.0 114 66 61 10 37 85 1.425 9.7 0.8 3.1 7.2 2.30
10 Chuck Hickman 28 5 5 .500 4.92 29 0 64.0 75 36 35 6 28 41 1.609 10.5 0.8 3.9 5.8 1.46
11 Herb Hippauf* 24 0 0 10.50 6 0 6.0 9 7 7 3 2 4 1.833 13.5 4.5 3.0 6.0 2.00
12 Pat House* 22 1 6 .143 8.04 11 9 47.0 77 48 42 9 12 32 1.894 14.7 1.7 2.3 6.1 2.67
13 Dick Kelley* 23 6 9 .400 4.20 28 15 105.0 103 72 49 7 65 108 1.600 8.8 0.6 5.6 9.3 1.66
14 Noel Mickelsen 28 1 0 1.000 7.00 6 1 9.0 14 10 7 2 2 10 1.778 14.0 2.0 2.0 10.0 5.00
15 Seth Morehead* 28 3 4 .429 4.57 10 10 67.0 83 39 34 8 22 50 1.567 11.1 1.1 3.0 6.7 2.27
16 Chi-Chi Olivo 35 14 13 .519 4.29 44 26 233.0 279 137 111 21 67 165 1.485 10.8 0.8 2.6 6.4 2.46
17 Vic Rehm* 27 1 2 .333 6.23 8 0 13.0 14 11 9 2 5 9 1.462 9.7 1.4 3.5 6.2 1.80
18 Dennis Ribant 21 14 9 .609 5.10 32 23 166.0 199 107 94 11 35 110 1.410 10.8 0.6 1.9 6.0 3.14
19 Dan Schneider* 20 2 1 .667 4.24 5 5 34.0 38 19 16 2 10 25 1.412 10.1 0.5 2.6 6.6 2.50
20 Johnnie Seale* 24 1 2 .333 4.43 36 1 67.0 84 41 33 3 29 50 1.687 11.3 0.4 3.9 6.7 1.72
21 Lee Tate 31 0 0 54.00 1 0 1.0 4 6 6 0 3 0 7.000 36.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
22 Arnold Umbach 20 0 1 .000 11.57 6 1 7.0 10 14 9 0 8 1 2.571 12.9 0.0 10.3 1.3 0.13
23 A.J. White 28 2 5 .286 4.50 15 6 58.0 60 34 29 6 22 68 1.414 9.3 0.9 3.4 10.6 3.09
24 Red Witt 31 0 2 .000 5.21 6 4 19.0 26 14 11 0 8 21 1.789 12.3 0.0 3.8 9.9 2.63 Stats for 2 teams
24 Players 26.5 71 87 .449 158 158
* - 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
Phil Roof 102 705 59 9 8 .988 7.49 8
Bob Uecker 47 329 29 6 3 .984 7.62 5
Jay Porter 12 57 2 0 0 1.000 4.92 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Porter 89 635 69 5 76 .993 7.91
Len Gabrielson 40 290 28 3 38 .991 7.95
Tommie Aaron 19 156 8 0 9 1.000 8.63
Paul Snyder 12 83 9 0 11 1.000 7.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Klimchock 68 152 169 17 49 .950 4.72
Tommie Aaron 45 109 104 6 33 .973 4.73
Lee Tate 27 76 75 2 22 .987 5.59
Jim McKnight 18 44 51 4 16 .960 5.28

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Demeter 91 48 154 15 18 .931 2.22
Chico Salmon 43 39 88 14 8 .901 2.95
Jim McKnight 19 14 27 12 3 .774 2.16

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woody Woodward 88 153 270 26 59 .942 4.81
Lee Tate 59 77 168 14 34 .946 4.15
Bill Lucas 11 20 25 13 5 .776 4.09

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ethan Blackaby 143 254 7 12 3 .956 1.83
Corky Withrow 132 227 8 11 4 .955 1.78
Chico Salmon 99 187 6 8 1 .960 1.95
Len Gabrielson 42 78 8 1 1 .989 2.05
Eddie Haas 24 37 1 2 0 .950 1.58
Jim McKnight 18 33 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
Lou Johnson 12 30 1 1 0 .969 2.58
Don Taussig 12 19 0 1 0 .950 1.58
Jay Porter 11 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.45

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tommie Aaron 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 5, 1939 Mobile, AL, US
Ethan Blackaby 22 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 24, 1940 Cincinnati, OH, US
Wade Blasingame 19 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 22, 1943 Deming, NM, US
Alan Brice 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Oct 1, 1937 New York, NY, US
Clay Carroll 22 R R 6' 1.0" 178 May 2, 1941 Clanton, AL, US
Roger Clapp 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 16, 1932 Milo, ME, US
Thomas Currigan 26 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 17, 1936 Kansas City, MO, US
Steve Demeter 28 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 27, 1935 Homer City, PA, US
Larry Foss 27 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Apr 18, 1936 Castleton, KS, US
Len Gabrielson 23 L R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 14, 1940 Oakland, CA, US
Joe Grzenda 26 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Eddie Haas 28 L R 5' 11.0" 178 May 26, 1935 Paducah, KY, US
Fred Hatfield 38 L R 6' 1.0" 171 Mar 18, 1925 Lanett, AL, US
Russ Heman 30 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 10, 1933 Olive, CA, US
Chuck Hickman 28 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 21, 1935
Herb Hippauf 24 R L 6' 0.0" 180 May 9, 1939 New York, NY, US
Pat House 22 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 1, 1940 Boise, ID, US
Lou Johnson 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 22, 1934 Lexington, KY, US
Dick Kelley 23 R L 5' 11.0" 174 Jan 8, 1940 Brighton, MA, US
Lou Klimchock 23 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 15, 1939 Hostetter, PA, US
Bill Lucas 27 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 25, 1936 Jacksonville, FL, US
Jim McKnight 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 1, 1936 Bee Branch, AR, US
Noel Mickelsen 28 R R 6' 6.0" 190 Aug 15, 1934 Oto, IA, US
Seth Morehead 28 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 15, 1934 Houston, TX, US
Chi-Chi Olivo 35 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Mar 18, 1928 Guayubin, Monte Cristi, DO
Jay Porter 30 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 17, 1933 Shawnee, OK, US
Vic Rehm 27 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 16, 1936 Carlyle, IL, US
Dennis Ribant 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 20, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Phil Roof 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 5, 1941 Paducah, KY, US
Chico Salmon 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 3, 1940 Colon, Colon, PA
Dan Schneider 20 L L 6' 3.0" 170 Aug 29, 1942 Evansville, IN, US
Johnnie Seale 24 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
Charles Smith 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 16, 1937
Paul Snyder 27 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 11, 1936 Dallastown, PA, US
Ron Stillwell 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 3, 1939 Los Angeles, CA, US
Lee Tate 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1932 Black Rock, AR, US
Don Taussig 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1932 New York, NY, US
Bob Uecker 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 26, 1935 Milwaukee, WI, US
Arnold Umbach 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 6, 1942 Williamsburg, VA, US
A.J. White 28 R R 6' 5.0" 219 Dec 11, 1934
Corky Withrow 25 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Nov 28, 1937 High Coal, WV, US
Red Witt 31 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 9, 1931 Long Beach, CA, US
Woody Woodward 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 23, 1942 Miami, FL, US

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