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1963 Philadelphia Phillies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1962 / 1964

87-75, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Gene Mauch (87-75)
GM: John Quinn, Farm Dir: Gene Martin
Scored 642 runs, Allowed 578 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-73

Ballparks: Connie Mack Stadium · Attendance: 907,141 (6th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 99, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 102 Franchise Executives
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1962 / 1964 Trades and Transactions

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

October 19, 1962

Released Billy Klaus.

Released Sammy White.

November 21, 1962

Sold Jimmie Coker to the Baltimore Orioles.

November 26, 1962

Bob Lipski drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 1962 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Rich Beck from the New York Yankees in the 1962 first-year draft.

November 27, 1962

Traded Jim Owens to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Cookie Rojas.

November 28, 1962

Traded Pancho Herrera and Ted Savage to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Don Hoak.

December 11, 1962

Traded Jacke Davis to the Los Angeles Angels. Received Earl Averill.

March 14, 1963

Purchased Ryne Duren from the Los Angeles Angels.

March 25, 1963

Purchased Johnny Klippstein from the Cincinnati Reds.

March 31, 1963

Signed Dick Thoenen as an amateur free agent.

April 1, 1963 (Standings)

Signed Billy Klaus as a free agent.

May 4, 1963 (Standings)

Purchased Jim Lemon from the Minnesota Twins.

May 8, 1963 (Standings)

The Cleveland Indians returned Bob Lipski (earlier draft pick).

May 24, 1963 (Standings)

Released Billy Klaus.

May 31, 1963 (Standings)

Signed Dave Bennett as an amateur free agent.

June 11, 1963 (Standings)

Signed Dave Roberts as an amateur free agent.

June 12, 1963 (Standings)

Signed Darrell Sutherland as an amateur free agent.

June 16, 1963 (Standings)

Signed Gene Stone as an amateur free agent.

Signed Rick Wise as an amateur free agent.

June 28, 1963 (Standings)

Sold Jim Lemon to the Chicago White Sox.

August 24, 1963 (Standings)

Sold Dwight Siebler to the Minnesota Twins.

December 2, 1963

Drafted Dave Watkins from the Detroit Tigers in the 1963 first-year draft.

Drafted Leroy Reams from the New York Yankees in the 1963 minor league draft.

December 5, 1963

Traded Don Demeter and Jack Hamilton to the Detroit Tigers. Received Jim Bunning and Gus Triandos.


Traded Robert Baillargeon (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Morrie Steevens.

January 28, 1964

Sold Dave Baldwin to the New York Mets.

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1962 / 1964 Trades and Transactions