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1963 Syracuse Chiefs

1963 > Class AAA > 1963 International League (North)
Overall: 80-70

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Bob Swift
Represented: Syracuse, NY
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 Clifford Adams 26 29 55 47 5 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 17 .149 .200 .213 .413 10 0 5 0
2 Reno Bertoia 28 52 140 121 19 39 5 1 3 17 0 0 16 21 .322 .406 .455 .860 55 1 2 0
3 Gates Brown* 24 60 248 221 38 57 11 2 13 43 8 3 20 21 .258 .318 .502 .821 111 1 3 3
4 Wyman Carey* 26 50 19 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .067 .222 .067 .289 1 0 1 0
5 Neil Chrisley* 31 136 539 485 65 133 25 5 14 68 2 0 47 58 .274 .335 .433 .768 210 0 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
6 Bob Dustal 27 63 27 26 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .154 .154 .154 .308 4 0 1 0
7 Dick Egan* 26 25 40 33 3 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 12 .242 .286 .303 .589 10 0 5 0
8 Larry Foster* 25 13 19 17 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .235 .235 .294 .529 5 0 2 0
9 Doug Gallagher 23 12 20 20 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .200 .200 .200 .400 4 0 0 0
10 Fred Gladding* 27 37 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Purnal Goldy 25 126 503 472 59 123 18 7 17 71 1 1 21 91 .261 .299 .436 .736 206 5 5 0
12 Joe Grzenda 26 16 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 1 0
13 Willie Horton 20 21 87 78 12 17 2 1 2 8 1 0 7 7 .218 .282 .346 .629 27 0 2 0
14 Lou Johnson 28 123 517 473 90 140 22 9 15 71 14 5 29 70 .296 .348 .476 .824 225 10 3 2 Stats for 2 teams
15 Alan Koch 25 31 45 43 3 8 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 10 .186 .182 .233 .414 10 0 1 1
16 Howie Koplitz 25 30 53 46 2 7 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 20 .152 .220 .196 .416 9 0 3 0
17 Andy Kosco 21 8 16 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 0 0
18 Mickey Lolich# 22 6 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 0
19 Leo Marentette 22 14 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 0 0
20 Jackie Moore 24 73 227 215 23 63 5 1 7 37 0 0 12 16 .293 .330 .423 .754 91 0 0 0
21 Ray Oyler 24 146 548 479 53 102 23 2 9 40 1 3 61 130 .213 .304 .326 .630 156 2 5 1
22 Jesse Queen 26 102 266 224 39 48 10 0 5 17 4 2 39 53 .214 .336 .326 .662 73 2 1 0
23 Bill Roman* 24 149 594 536 67 151 28 5 17 70 0 4 48 96 .282 .340 .448 .787 240 2 2 6
24 John Ryan* 23 23 53 44 5 10 2 1 0 2 0 0 8 4 .227 .358 .318 .677 14 1 0 0
25 Legrant Scott 24 118 493 436 69 131 20 6 10 50 5 6 46 65 .300 .365 .443 .807 193 1 5 5
26 Johnnie Seale* 24 16 18 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0 0
27 George Smith 25 111 460 418 50 94 17 5 6 36 4 3 31 93 .225 .279 .333 .612 139 1 9 1
28 Willie Smith* -- 50 89 79 10 30 4 1 1 13 0 0 6 11 .380 .419 .494 .912 39 0 3 1
29 John Sullivan* 22 106 368 323 35 85 14 1 6 35 1 0 38 41 .263 .343 .368 .712 119 3 1 3
30 Tom Timmermann 23 11 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 0
31 Coot Veal 30 50 178 158 19 50 7 1 0 9 1 2 17 17 .316 .383 .373 .756 59 0 3 0
32 John Waters 31 11 31 28 2 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 5 .214 .258 .214 .472 6 0 0 1
33 Don Wert 24 21 94 81 13 22 2 0 3 6 1 1 12 8 .272 .366 .407 .773 33 0 1 0
34 Dale Willis 25 9 16 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .133 .188 .133 .321 2 0 0 0
34 Players 25.5 150 5565 4986 661 1290 207 48 122 585 43 32 456 905 .259 .323 .393 .716 1959 29 67 27 39
* - 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 Clifford Adams 26 12 10 .545 3.84 29 25 5 1 150.0 172 74 64 8 48 1 75 5 0 7 1.467 10.3 0.5 2.9 4.5 1.56
2 Wyman Carey* 26 1 4 .200 3.60 50 2 0 0 95.0 87 52 38 6 57 1 75 5 1 3 1.516 8.2 0.6 5.4 7.1 1.32
3 Bob Dustal 27 11 6 .647 2.98 63 0 0 0 121.0 118 45 40 7 26 4 73 3 0 3 1.190 8.8 0.5 1.9 5.4 2.81
4 Dick Egan* 26 5 8 .385 3.53 23 14 3 0 102.0 99 50 40 8 30 0 67 7 0 3 1.265 8.7 0.7 2.6 5.9 2.23
5 Larry Foster 25 3 4 .429 5.81 11 11 2 0 48.0 49 43 31 9 37 4 25 0 0 5 1.792 9.2 1.7 6.9 4.7 0.68
6 Doug Gallagher* 23 5 4 .556 4.33 12 11 1 1 54.0 61 31 26 9 22 1 57 3 0 0 1.537 10.2 1.5 3.7 9.5 2.59
7 Fred Gladding 27 4 2 .667 3.93 37 1 0 0 71.0 74 32 31 3 20 4 72 6 0 3 1.324 9.4 0.4 2.5 9.1 3.60
8 Joe Grzenda* 26 1 4 .200 4.78 16 3 0 0 49.0 63 34 26 7 17 1 24 2 0 4 1.633 11.6 1.3 3.1 4.4 1.41
9 Alan Koch 25 11 2 .846 3.36 26 18 4 1 126.0 101 51 47 13 45 2 131 7 0 1 1.159 7.2 0.9 3.2 9.4 2.91
10 Howie Koplitz 25 7 8 .467 3.90 30 25 6 1 150.0 141 74 65 20 47 1 88 6 0 2 1.253 8.5 1.2 2.8 5.3 1.87
11 Mickey Lolich* 22 0 2 .000 2.45 6 3 0 0 22.0 21 11 6 2 10 2 21 0 0 0 1.409 8.6 0.8 4.1 8.6 2.10
12 Leo Marentette 22 1 2 .333 4.94 14 2 0 0 31.0 32 20 17 1 21 0 28 2 0 3 1.710 9.3 0.3 6.1 8.1 1.33
13 Johnnie Seale* 24 0 7 .000 5.33 13 7 1 0 54.0 59 37 32 5 32 5 48 3 0 1 1.685 9.8 0.8 5.3 8.0 1.50
14 Willie Smith* -- 14 2 .875 2.11 19 17 14 4 145.0 129 37 34 7 41 1 92 2 0 3 1.172 8.0 0.4 2.5 5.7 2.24
15 Tom Timmermann 23 2 1 .667 2.53 11 3 1 0 32.0 33 12 9 1 20 4 17 0 0 0 1.656 9.3 0.3 5.6 4.8 0.85
16 Dale Willis 25 3 4 .429 3.86 8 8 2 1 49.0 45 22 21 4 16 1 45 1 0 1 1.245 8.3 0.7 2.9 8.3 2.81
16 Players 25.4 80 70 .533 150 150
* - 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
John Sullivan 98 617 67 6 9 .991 6.98 11
Jackie Moore 62 371 30 4 3 .990 6.47 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Roman 149 1311 48 11 126 .992 9.12
Neil Chrisley 30 218 13 1 18 .996 7.70 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Smith 106 236 295 19 78 .965 5.01
Coot Veal 34 77 82 5 19 .970 4.68
Reno Bertoia 15 21 29 0 6 1.000 3.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Legrant Scott 112 77 226 30 16 .910 2.71
Don Wert 21 22 59 5 11 .942 3.86
Reno Bertoia 16 12 34 4 6 .920 2.88
John Ryan 13 5 15 2 0 .909 1.54

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Oyler 145 234 487 25 84 .966 4.97
Coot Veal 11 11 15 0 5 1.000 2.36

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Purnal Goldy 121 187 9 4 2 .980 1.62
Lou Johnson 121 249 4 8 1 .969 2.09 Stats for 2 teams
Neil Chrisley 103 150 10 1 2 .994 1.55 Stats for 2 teams
Jesse Queen 74 118 4 3 0 .976 1.65
Gates Brown 60 101 4 6 0 .946 1.75
Willie Horton 20 40 2 1 1 .977 2.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Dustal 63 7 23 1 4 .968 0.48
Wyman Carey 50 3 15 2 0 .900 0.36
Fred Gladding 37 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.19
Howie Koplitz 30 6 19 1 1 .962 0.83
Clifford Adams 29 4 10 1 1 .933 0.48
Alan Koch 26 0 7 0 1 1.000 0.27
Dick Egan 23 8 16 4 0 .857 1.04
Willie Smith 20 7 27 1 2 .971 1.70
Joe Grzenda 16 1 12 1 0 .929 0.81
Leo Marentette 14 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Johnnie Seale 13 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.62
Doug Gallagher 12 0 11 0 1 1.000 0.92
Larry Foster 11 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.64
Tom Timmermann 11 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.64

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Clifford Adams 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 6, 1937
Reno Bertoia 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 8, 1935 San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Gates Brown 24 L R 5' 11.0" 220 May 2, 1939 Crestline, OH, US
Wyman Carey 26 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 9, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Neil Chrisley 31 L R 6' 3.0" 187 Dec 16, 1931 Calhoun Falls, SC, US
Bob Dustal 27 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 28, 1935 Sayreville, NJ, US
Dick Egan 26 L L 6' 4.0" 193 Mar 24, 1937 Berkeley, CA, US
Larry Foster 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 24, 1937 Lansing, MI, US
Doug Gallagher 23 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 21, 1940 Fremont, OH, US
Fred Gladding 27 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Purnal Goldy 25 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 28, 1937 Camden, NJ, US
Joe Grzenda 26 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Willie Horton 20 R R 5' 11.0" 209 Oct 18, 1942 Arno, VA, US
Lou Johnson 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 22, 1934 Lexington, KY, US
Alan Koch 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Mar 25, 1938 Decatur, AL, US
Howie Koplitz 25 R R 5' 10.0" 190 May 4, 1938 Oshkosh, WI, US
Andy Kosco 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 5, 1941 Youngstown, OH, US
Mickey Lolich 22 S L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 12, 1940 Portland, OR, US
Leo Marentette 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 18, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Jackie Moore 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1939 Jay, FL, US
Ray Oyler 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 4, 1938 Indianapolis, IN, US
Jesse Queen 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 7, 1937 Cuthbert, GA, US
Bill Roman 24 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 11, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
John Ryan 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 4, 1939 Oshawa, ON, CA
Legrant Scott 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 27, 1938
Johnnie Seale 24 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
George Smith 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 7, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Willie Smith -- L L 6' 0.0" 182 Unknown
John Sullivan 22 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 3, 1941 Somerville, NJ, US
Tom Timmermann 23 R R 6' 4.0" 215 May 12, 1940 Breese, IL, US
Coot Veal 30 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 9, 1932 Sandersville, GA, US
John Waters 31 R R 5' 11.0" 168 1932
Don Wert 24 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jul 29, 1938 Strasburg, PA, US
Dale Willis 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 29, 1938 Calhoun, GA, US

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