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1963 Knoxville Smokies

1963 > Class AA > 1963 South Atlantic League
Overall: 71-68
Scored 626 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-67

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Lary, Frank Skaff and Frank Carswell
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
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 Rufus Anderson 24 59 208 197 27 50 8 1 1 15 4 2 11 32 .254 .293 .320 .613 63
2 Al Baker 26 100 346 311 43 73 13 2 6 42 1 3 35 62 .235 .312 .347 .659 108
3 Arlo Brunsberg* 22 69 227 204 24 50 12 2 3 26 2 0 23 44 .245 .322 .368 .689 75
4 Don Bryant 21 77 265 243 20 60 9 1 1 21 0 0 22 49 .247 .309 .305 .614 74
5 Darrell Clark* 21 3 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 1
6 Pete Craig* 22 3 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1
7 Mike Cuellar* 26 10 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .125 .125 .125 .250 2
8 Ricardo Delgado 23 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0
9 Pat Dobson 21 10 19 19 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .211 .211 .263 .474 5
10 Chico Fernandez 24 100 334 309 28 73 9 1 0 30 0 1 25 23 .236 .293 .272 .565 84 Stats for 2 teams
11 Fritz Fisher* 21 21 44 40 7 9 1 0 0 3 0 1 4 17 .225 .295 .250 .545 10
12 Wilbert Franklin* 24 44 183 165 29 59 7 1 4 25 0 1 18 23 .358 .421 .485 .906 80
13 Tom Hinkle 20 6 16 15 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 4 .133 .188 .133 .321 2
14 Vern Holtgrave 20 37 33 29 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 15 .103 .212 .103 .316 3
15 Willie Horton 20 118 480 442 77 147 20 9 14 70 3 2 38 55 .333 .385 .514 .899 227
16 Johnny Ison 23 39 83 72 7 12 2 1 3 11 0 0 11 32 .167 .277 .347 .624 25
17 Andy Kosco 21 27 66 55 7 13 1 0 0 2 1 0 11 14 .236 .364 .255 .618 14
18 Frank Lary 33 16 36 34 6 8 0 1 1 3 0 0 2 10 .235 .278 .382 .660 13
19 Leo Marentette 22 22 41 37 2 6 0 3 0 3 0 0 4 15 .162 .244 .324 .568 12
20 Tommy Matchick* 19 59 245 222 30 58 10 0 2 14 0 2 23 45 .261 .331 .333 .664 74
21 Joel McDaniel# 24 54 75 68 7 10 2 0 1 9 0 0 7 12 .147 .227 .221 .447 15
22 Denny McLain 19 11 32 30 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 14 .067 .125 .067 .192 2
23 Jim Northrup* 23 133 534 492 82 152 28 10 10 66 8 4 42 75 .309 .363 .467 .831 230
24 Thomas Orton* 24 4 14 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0
25 Jim Proctor 27 8 10 10 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 4
26 Joe Pulliam 24 11 24 22 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .318 .375 .364 .739 8
27 Quineth Roberts 24 15 8 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .125 .125 .125 .250 1
28 Larry Rojas 21 13 51 46 6 8 1 1 0 3 3 2 5 15 .174 .255 .239 .494 11
29 John Ryan* 23 99 427 374 65 93 14 3 10 42 1 1 53 50 .249 .342 .382 .724 143
30 Bennie Sandlin 22 24 85 77 8 19 3 0 1 12 1 0 8 23 .247 .318 .325 .642 25
31 Charles Smiley* 27 71 267 231 27 55 11 2 5 36 1 0 36 41 .238 .341 .368 .709 85
32 Leo Smith* 25 50 212 186 23 54 8 3 4 31 1 1 26 34 .290 .377 .430 .807 80
33 Nate Smith 28 3 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2
34 Joe Sparma 21 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0
35 Mickey Stanley 20 112 439 404 56 102 19 2 5 51 3 5 35 79 .252 .312 .347 .659 140
36 John Teeter* 21 31 41 41 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 22 .098 .098 .122 .220 5
37 Thomas Thompson* 24 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0
38 Tom Timmermann 23 32 37 35 2 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 18 .114 .162 .200 .362 7
39 Elder White 29 58 237 209 31 56 4 4 7 25 1 2 28 52 .268 .354 .426 .780 89
39 Players 23.0 139 5218 4615 626 1190 186 49 78 548 30 27 482 911 .258 .330 .370 .700 1708 30 58 33 47
* - 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 Darrell Clark 21 1 2 .333 4.00 3 3 18.0 20 9 8 2 13 12 1.833 10.0 1.0 6.5 6.0 0.92
2 Pete Craig 22 1 1 .500 0.64 3 1 14.0 8 2 1 0 3 11 0.786 5.1 0.0 1.9 7.1 3.67
3 Mike Cuellar* 26 1 1 .500 2.54 8 3 39.0 33 15 11 0 20 29 1.359 7.6 0.0 4.6 6.7 1.45
4 Ricardo Delgado 23 0 2 .000 12.86 5 1 7.0 12 13 10 2 7 5 2.714 15.4 2.6 9.0 6.4 0.71
5 Pat Dobson 21 5 1 .833 1.33 10 8 61.0 44 14 9 4 27 43 1.164 6.5 0.6 4.0 6.3 1.59
6 Fritz Fisher* 21 10 6 .625 2.97 21 19 118.0 97 56 39 3 65 68 1.373 7.4 0.2 5.0 5.2 1.05
7 Vern Holtgrave 20 3 3 .500 2.48 37 4 109.0 104 48 30 4 42 73 1.339 8.6 0.3 3.5 6.0 1.74
8 Johnny Ison 23 11 13 .458 3.73 37 26 198.0 205 98 82 13 57 132 1.323 9.3 0.6 2.6 6.0 2.32
9 Frank Lary 33 7 2 .778 3.41 11 11 74.0 74 39 28 4 20 34 1.270 9.0 0.5 2.4 4.1 1.70
10 Kenneth Magown* 20 0 1 .000 15.00 2 0 3.0 7 5 5 1 2 1 3.000 21.0 3.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
11 Leo Marentette 22 8 7 .533 4.31 22 16 119.0 110 69 57 7 66 96 1.479 8.3 0.5 5.0 7.3 1.45
12 Joel McDaniel 24 2 3 .400 5.73 16 5 55.0 70 37 35 8 23 24 1.691 11.5 1.3 3.8 3.9 1.04
13 Denny McLain 19 5 4 .556 3.51 11 11 77.0 61 34 30 1 28 82 1.156 7.1 0.1 3.3 9.6 2.93
14 Jim Proctor 27 1 1 .500 4.50 8 1 26.0 26 15 13 2 10 20 1.385 9.0 0.7 3.5 6.9 2.00
15 Quineth Roberts 24 3 2 .600 3.10 10 3 29.0 25 11 10 2 20 21 1.552 7.8 0.6 6.2 6.5 1.05
16 Joe Sparma 21 0 1 .000 5.82 6 2 17.0 17 14 11 1 12 5 1.706 9.0 0.5 6.4 2.6 0.42
17 John Teeter* 21 5 9 .357 4.01 31 14 119.0 113 59 53 8 49 77 1.361 8.5 0.6 3.7 5.8 1.57
18 Thomas Thompson 24 0 1 .000 0.00 4 0 6.0 3 3 0 0 1 5 0.667 4.5 0.0 1.5 7.5 5.00
19 Tom Timmermann 23 8 8 .500 3.70 32 12 112.0 98 58 46 3 48 73 1.304 7.9 0.2 3.9 5.9 1.52
19 Players 22.6 71 68 .511 3.58 139 139 87 52 10 1200.0 1127 599 478 65 513 35 815 36 5 57 5169 1.367 8.5 0.5 3.8 6.1 1.59
* - 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
Don Bryant 75 447 29 11 5 .977 6.35 10
Arlo Brunsberg 62 358 31 6 2 .985 6.27 16

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Smiley 71 573 52 10 56 .984 8.80
Leo Smith 50 362 42 6 35 .985 8.08
Al Baker 15 23 3 0 5 1.000 1.73
Jim Northrup 15 123 11 4 12 .971 8.93

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Baker 83 213 234 15 54 .968 5.39
Rufus Anderson 38 78 97 6 24 .967 4.61
Elder White 13 30 32 2 7 .969 4.77
Larry Rojas 12 28 36 2 10 .970 5.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Ryan 98 94 165 20 24 .928 2.64
Elder White 35 35 48 4 3 .954 2.37

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Fernandez 77 137 217 21 45 .944 4.60 Stats for 2 teams
Tommy Matchick 59 79 161 10 34 .960 4.07

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Horton 117 183 7 7 0 .964 1.62
Jim Northrup 115 203 9 6 3 .972 1.84
Mickey Stanley 111 259 5 7 2 .974 2.38
Wilbert Franklin 44 82 2 5 1 .944 1.91
Bennie Sandlin 22 41 4 2 1 .957 2.05
Chico Fernandez 14 15 1 0 1 1.000 1.14 Stats for 2 teams
Andy Kosco 10 16 1 1 0 .944 1.70

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rufus Anderson 24 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Dec 19, 1938 Valdosta, GA, US
Al Baker 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Dec 8, 1936 Colerain, NC, US
Arlo Brunsberg 22 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 15, 1940 Fertile, MN, US
Don Bryant 21 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Jul 13, 1941 Jasper, FL, US
Darrell Clark 21 L R 6' 2.0" 196 Oct 7, 1941
Pete Craig 22 L R 6' 5.0" 220 Jul 10, 1940 LaSalle, ON, CA
Mike Cuellar 26 L L 6' 0.0" 165 May 8, 1937 Las Villas, CU
Ricardo Delgado 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 7, 1940 Mayaguez, PR
Pat Dobson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 12, 1942 Buffalo, NY, US
Chico Fernandez 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 23, 1939 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Fritz Fisher 21 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 28, 1941 Adrian, MI, US
Wilbert Franklin 24 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 4, 1939 Pontotoc, MS, US
Tom Hinkle 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul, 1942 Kansas City, MO, US
Vern Holtgrave 20 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Oct 18, 1942 Aviston, IL, US
Willie Horton 20 R R 5' 11.0" 209 Oct 18, 1942 Arno, VA, US
Johnny Ison 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 11, 1939 Olive Hill, KY, US
Andy Kosco 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 5, 1941 Youngstown, OH, US
Frank Lary 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 10, 1930 Northport, AL, US
Kenneth Magown 20 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 19, 1943 Cambridge, MA, US
Leo Marentette 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 18, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Tommy Matchick 19 L R 6' 1.0" 173 Sep 7, 1943 Hazleton, PA, US
Joel McDaniel 24 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 10, 1939 Rutherfordton, NC, US
Denny McLain 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 29, 1944 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Northrup 23 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 24, 1939 Breckenridge, MI, US
Thomas Orton 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 4, 1938 Algonac, MI, US
Jim Proctor 27 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 9, 1935 Brandywine, MD, US
Joe Pulliam 24 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Apr 25, 1939 Baltimore, MD, US
Quineth Roberts 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 15, 1938 Chattanooga, TN, US
Larry Rojas 21 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Feb 2, 1942 La Habana, La Habana, CU
John Ryan 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 4, 1939 Oshawa, ON, CA
Bennie Sandlin 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 12, 1941 Cullman, AL, US
Charles Smiley 27 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 1, 1935 Danville, VA, US
Leo Smith 25 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 5, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
Nate Smith 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 26, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Sparma 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 4, 1942 Massillon, OH, US
Mickey Stanley 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 20, 1942 Grand Rapids, MI, US
John Teeter 21 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 8, 1941 Glen Dale, WV, US
Thomas Thompson 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 17, 1939 Kane, PA, US
Tom Timmermann 23 R R 6' 4.0" 215 May 12, 1940 Breese, IL, US
Elder White 29 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 23, 1933 Colerain, NC, US

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