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1962 Los Angeles Dodgers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1961 / 1963

102-63, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Walter Alston (102-63)
GM: Buzzie Bavasi, Scouting Dir: Al Campanis
Scored 842 runs, Allowed 697 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-68

Ballparks: Dodger Stadium · Attendance: 2,755,184 (1st of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 92 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 90

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1961 / 1963 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 10, 1961

Bob Aspromonte selected by the Houston Colt .45's as the 3rd pick in the 1961 expansion draft.

Roger Craig selected by the New York Mets as the 6th pick in the 1961 expansion draft.

Gil Hodges selected by the New York Mets as the 14th pick in the 1961 expansion draft.

Norm Larker selected by the Houston Colt .45's as the 23rd pick in the 1961 expansion draft.

Jim Golden selected by the Houston Colt .45's as the 37th pick in the 1961 expansion draft.

Turk Farrell selected by the Houston Colt .45's as the 4th pick in the 1961 premium expansion draft (minor league).

October 11, 1961

Traded Bill Lajoie (minors) and Gordie Windhorn to the Kansas City Athletics. Received Stan Johnson, Bobby Prescott and Jay Ward.

October 12, 1961

Signed Joe Altobelli as a free agent.

November 27, 1961

Johnny Goryl drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1961 rule 5 draft.

Jim Merritt selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 1961 first-year draft.

December 15, 1961

Traded a player to be named later and Charlie Neal to the New York Mets. Received Lee Walls and $100,000. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Willard Hunter (May 25, 1962) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

1962

Signed Jim Campanis as an amateur free agent.

Signed Derrell Griffith as an amateur free agent.

Signed Jim Lefebvre as an amateur free agent.

Duke Carmel sent to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

March 24, 1962

Traded Jim Koranda (minors) and Ramon Conde to the Chicago White Sox. Received Andy Carey.

June 1, 1962 (Standings)

Signed Dick Calmus as an amateur free agent.

July 26, 1962 (Standings)

Traded Jay Ward to the Minnesota Twins. Received Bert Cueto.

September 10, 1962 (Standings)

Sold Nate Smith to the Baltimore Orioles.

October 11, 1962 (Standings)

Sold Norm Sherry and Dick Smith to the New York Mets.

October 19, 1962

Released Andy Carey.

November 26, 1962

Traded Stan Williams to the New York Yankees. Received Bill Skowron.

November 30, 1962

Traded Larry Burright and Tim Harkness to the New York Mets. Received Bob Miller.

1963

Signed Wes Parker as an amateur free agent.

Signed Jeff Torborg as an amateur free agent.

January 24, 1963

Traded Scott Breeden (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Don Zimmer.

April 1, 1963

Sold Duke Snider to the New York Mets.

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1961 / 1963 Trades and Transactions