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1963 Buffalo Bisons

1963 > Class AAA > 1963 International League (North)
Overall: 74-77

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Buffalo, 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 Tommy Addington 23 32 28 27 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .148 .179 .148 .327 4
2 Craig Anderson 24 45 42 40 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .100 .143 .100 .243 4
3 Harold Apple 25 25 38 35 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 .200 .263 .200 .463 7
4 Phillip Barth 23 21 88 83 12 24 7 0 2 14 2 2 5 17 .289 .330 .446 .775 37
5 Tom Belcher 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
6 Babe Birrer 33 36 61 55 6 15 2 0 1 4 0 0 6 17 .273 .344 .364 .708 20
7 Ed Bouchee* 30 87 269 218 36 58 4 0 14 40 1 4 51 51 .266 .405 .477 .882 104
8 Alan Brice 25 20 18 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Larry Burright 25 57 185 174 17 39 9 0 0 8 5 0 11 36 .224 .270 .276 .546 48
10 Chris Cannizzaro 25 93 336 308 28 82 14 5 7 39 0 2 28 73 .266 .327 .412 .740 127
11 Jerry Casale 29 18 12 9 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 .222 .417 .222 .639 2
12 Bobby Catton 25 68 209 189 18 48 10 0 3 20 0 2 20 25 .254 .325 .354 .680 67
13 Elio Chacon 26 139 581 504 83 137 23 4 5 38 8 5 77 75 .272 .368 .363 .731 183
14 Joe Christopher 27 85 352 295 54 85 13 3 19 59 12 4 57 46 .288 .403 .546 .949 161
15 Cliff Cook 26 48 184 164 22 43 10 0 8 27 0 2 20 56 .262 .342 .470 .812 77
16 Ray Daviault 29 56 22 21 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .095 .136 .143 .279 3
17 Jacke Davis 27 43 130 112 15 24 2 1 5 13 0 2 18 27 .214 .323 .384 .707 43 Stats for 2 teams
18 Steve Dillon* 20 31 40 37 4 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 18 .162 .225 .216 .441 8
19 Pumpsie Green# 29 130 527 452 69 139 18 7 17 67 4 1 75 90 .308 .406 .491 .897 222
20 Rick Herrscher 26 112 377 345 44 87 12 2 7 52 2 2 32 50 .252 .316 .359 .675 124
21 Joe Hicks* 30 81 342 309 51 99 13 2 14 44 3 3 33 62 .320 .386 .511 .897 158
22 Willard Hunter 29 30 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .100 .100 .100 .200 1
23 Ed Kranepool* 18 53 223 203 28 63 9 8 5 33 2 2 20 34 .310 .372 .507 .880 103
24 Grimm Mason 24 46 190 176 23 44 8 1 3 19 3 3 14 30 .250 .305 .358 .663 63
25 Carl Mathias# 27 40 39 37 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .189 .231 .216 .447 8
26 Al Moran 24 13 45 43 4 12 2 0 0 3 0 2 2 9 .279 .311 .326 .637 14
27 Joe Pignatano 33 86 280 236 37 56 13 2 3 27 2 4 44 43 .237 .357 .347 .705 82 Stats for 2 teams
28 John Powers* 33 53 156 140 22 34 7 0 8 22 1 1 16 32 .243 .321 .464 .785 65
29 Duane Richards 26 17 31 27 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 17 .074 .194 .111 .305 3
30 Dick Ricketts* 29 29 58 54 8 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 4 16 .222 .276 .315 .591 17
31 Don Rowe* 27 12 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .083 .154 .083 .237 1
32 Robert Schmidt* 20 10 20 20 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 .150 .150 .250 .400 5
33 Ted Schreiber 24 71 272 247 33 69 10 2 7 31 4 1 25 49 .279 .346 .421 .767 104
34 Dick Smith 24 105 406 378 50 99 18 4 12 50 14 3 28 110 .262 .313 .426 .739 161
35 Max Surkont 41 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
36 Sammy Taylor* 30 38 102 95 13 31 3 0 4 19 0 0 7 10 .326 .373 .484 .857 46 Stats for 2 teams
37 Marv Throneberry* 29 88 295 261 35 46 1 0 16 44 1 0 34 55 .176 .271 .364 .635 95
38 Malcolm Warren* 26 5 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .400 .000 .400 0
38 Players 26.7 151 5780 5048 694 1316 209 39 154 649 61 40 601 1079 .261 .342 .409 .751 2065 38 60 33 32
* - 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 Tommy Addington 23 2 4 .333 6.38 32 11 103.0 105 79 73 19 50 95 1.505 9.2 1.7 4.4 8.3 1.90
2 Craig Anderson 24 9 12 .429 4.47 45 19 155.0 155 93 77 24 64 98 1.413 9.0 1.4 3.7 5.7 1.53
3 Harold Apple 25 5 6 .455 4.98 18 18 103.0 114 64 57 15 30 64 1.398 10.0 1.3 2.6 5.6 2.13
4 Tom Belcher 22 0 0 27.00 1 1 1.0 5 3 3 1 1 1 6.000 45.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
5 Babe Birrer 33 8 7 .533 4.11 34 16 7 160.0 168 84 73 25 22 94 1.188 9.4 1.4 1.2 5.3 4.27
6 Alan Brice 25 1 5 .167 5.02 20 9 61.0 72 35 34 4 26 52 1.607 10.6 0.6 3.8 7.7 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
7 Jerry Casale 29 1 1 .500 4.38 18 1 39.0 38 19 19 8 24 26 1.590 8.8 1.8 5.5 6.0 1.08
8 Ray Daviault 29 5 6 .455 3.62 50 0 102.0 96 44 41 14 42 83 1.353 8.5 1.2 3.7 7.3 1.98
9 Steve Dillon* 20 4 6 .400 4.94 31 22 124.0 139 78 68 20 45 81 1.484 10.1 1.5 3.3 5.9 1.80
10 Willard Hunter* 29 10 5 .667 4.21 29 0 47.0 44 25 22 9 22 35 1.404 8.4 1.7 4.2 6.7 1.59
11 Marty Kutyna 30 2 1 .667 6.00 10 0 12.0 16 9 8 0 5 7 1.750 12.0 0.0 3.8 5.2 1.40
12 Carl Mathias* 27 7 11 .389 3.86 40 12 140.0 140 71 60 16 43 88 1.307 9.0 1.0 2.8 5.7 2.05
13 Duane Richards 26 5 4 .556 6.00 17 12 81.0 97 55 54 12 21 52 1.457 10.8 1.3 2.3 5.8 2.48
14 Dick Ricketts 29 11 3 .786 3.74 20 20 137.0 117 61 57 16 45 72 1.182 7.7 1.1 3.0 4.7 1.60
15 Don Rowe* 27 2 5 .286 5.50 10 5 36.0 54 23 22 8 7 14 1.694 13.5 2.0 1.8 3.5 2.00
16 Robert Schmidt* 20 2 2 .500 5.51 10 9 49.0 53 30 30 6 31 35 1.714 9.7 1.1 5.7 6.4 1.13
17 Max Surkont 41 0 1 .000 15.00 2 0 3.0 4 5 5 2 4 1 2.667 12.0 6.0 12.0 3.0 0.25
18 Malcolm Warren 26 1 1 .500 1.80 4 0 10.0 5 2 2 1 7 7 1.200 4.5 0.9 6.3 6.3 1.00
18 Players 26.3 74 77 .490 151 151
* - 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
Joe Pignatano 82 454 37 5 4 .990 5.99 10 Stats for 2 teams
Chris Cannizzaro 81 472 27 7 1 .986 6.16 6
Bobby Catton 58 318 19 1 2 .997 5.81 5
Sammy Taylor 24 144 11 1 1 .994 6.46 2 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marv Throneberry 70 547 55 10 44 .984 8.60
Ed Bouchee 56 436 34 6 41 .987 8.39
Rick Herrscher 24 184 26 0 11 1.000 8.75
Phillip Barth 10 86 5 0 4 1.000 9.10

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Schreiber 70 158 177 6 27 .982 4.79
Larry Burright 39 101 91 5 23 .975 4.92
Rick Herrscher 25 51 69 7 12 .945 4.80
Pumpsie Green 15 27 29 1 4 .982 3.73
Elio Chacon 11 34 33 3 12 .957 6.09

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pumpsie Green 114 108 222 13 21 .962 2.89
Rick Herrscher 20 21 31 2 6 .963 2.60
Grimm Mason 15 9 17 6 0 .813 1.73

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elio Chacon 124 202 330 20 53 .964 4.29
Al Moran 13 13 43 4 9 .933 4.31
Larry Burright 12 17 19 2 3 .947 3.00
Rick Herrscher 11 11 30 2 3 .953 3.73

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Smith 98 187 3 7 0 .964 1.94
Joe Christopher 83 147 6 3 1 .981 1.84
Joe Hicks 81 187 4 4 0 .979 2.36
Ed Kranepool 53 90 5 1 3 .990 1.79
Cliff Cook 43 93 2 3 1 .969 2.21
John Powers 40 65 0 3 0 .956 1.63
Jacke Davis 39 87 4 4 0 .958 2.33 Stats for 2 teams
Grimm Mason 27 54 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Rick Herrscher 21 33 3 1 0 .973 1.71

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Babe Birrer 34 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tommy Addington 23 R R 6' 0.0" 168 1940
Craig Anderson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 1, 1938 Washington, DC, US
Harold Apple 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1938
Phillip Barth 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1940
Tom Belcher 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 17, 1940 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Babe Birrer 33 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 4, 1929 Buffalo, NY, US
Ed Bouchee 30 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 7, 1933 Livingston, MT, US
Alan Brice 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Oct 1, 1937 New York, NY, US
Larry Burright 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 10, 1937 Roseville, IL, US
Chris Cannizzaro 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1938 Oakland, CA, US
Jerry Casale 29 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 27, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bobby Catton 25 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 17, 1937 New Orleans, LA, US
Elio Chacon 26 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 26, 1936 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Joe Christopher 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 13, 1935 Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI
Cliff Cook 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 20, 1936 Dallas, TX, US
Ray Daviault 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 27, 1934 Montreal, QC, CA
Jacke Davis 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Mar 5, 1936 Carthage, TX, US
Steve Dillon 20 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 20, 1943 Yonkers, NY, US
Pumpsie Green 29 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 27, 1933 Boley, OK, US
Rick Herrscher 26 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Nov 3, 1936 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Hicks 30 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 7, 1933 Ivy, VA, US
Willard Hunter 29 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 8, 1934 Newark, NJ, US
Ed Kranepool 18 L L 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 8, 1944 New York, NY, US
Marty Kutyna 30 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 14, 1932 Philadelphia, PA, US
Grimm Mason 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1939
Carl Mathias 27 S L 5' 11.0" 195 Jun 13, 1936 Bechtelsville, PA, US
Al Moran 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 5, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Pignatano 33 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 4, 1929 Brooklyn, NY, US
John Powers 33 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 8, 1929 Birmingham, AL, US
Duane Richards 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 16, 1936 Spartanburg, IN, US
Dick Ricketts 29 L R 6' 7.0" 215 Dec 4, 1933 Pottstown, PA, US
Don Rowe 27 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 3, 1936 Brawley, CA, US
Robert Schmidt 20 L L 6' 3.0" 184 Sep 16, 1942
Ted Schreiber 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 11, 1938 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dick Smith 24 R R 6' 2.0" 205 May 17, 1939 Lebanon, OR, US
Max Surkont 41 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
Sammy Taylor 30 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 27, 1933 Woodruff, SC, US
Marv Throneberry 29 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 2, 1933 Collierville, TN, US
Malcolm Warren 26 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 2, 1937

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