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Top1963 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP923,2562:10Jim BoutonRobin RobertsJim Bouton (19-6)Robin Roberts (12-11)Hal Reniff (16)Ralph HoukBilly HitchcockMemorial Stadium
ALWashington Senators II4Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP96,9652:29Steve RidzikBob TurleyBob Turley (3-10)Steve Ridzik (5-5)Dick Radatz (19)Gil HodgesJohnny PeskyFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers9Cleveland Indians8Boxscore - PBP93,4572:42Phil ReganMudcat GrantFred Gladding (1-1)Jerry Walker (6-5)-Chuck DressenBirdie TebbettsCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins0Boxscore - PBP923,4152:15Joe HorlenDick StigmanHoyt Wilhelm (3-8)Dick Stigman (13-14)-Al LopezSam MeleMetropolitan Stad
NLHouston Colt 45s5Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP99,0272:15Hal BrownLarry JacksonJim Brewer (3-2)Hal Woodeshick (10-8)-Harry CraftBob KennedyWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP1254,8583:25Jack SanfordBob MillerDon Larsen (6-5)Larry Sherry (2-5)-Alvin DarkWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLMilwaukee Braves4New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP911,7882:26Warren SpahnCarl WilleyWarren Spahn (18-5)Carl Willey (8-12)-Bobby BraganCasey StengelPolo Grounds
NLSt. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP1111,3822:56Ernie BroglioDennis BennettBobby Shantz (5-3)Johnny Klippstein (5-6)-Johnny KeaneGene MauchShibe Park
NLCincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP97,7592:42Jim O'TooleBob FriendJim O'Toole (17-11)Bob Friend (16-12)Dom Zanni (5)Fred HutchinsonDanny MurtaughForbes Field
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 1963-08-31.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1358847.652--61346614739-2949-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Roy HameyYankee Stadium I261610.615
223Chicago White Sox1357659.56312.05424449839-3337-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP Ed ShortComiskey Park27189.667
334Minnesota Twins1347559.56012.564250014237-3338-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271611.593
448Baltimore Orioles1367363.53715.55465083832-3641-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium261313.500
5513Detroit Tigers1326567.49221.5594586825-3840-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301416.467
6614Boston Red Sox1356471.47424.0567599-3226-4138-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pinky HigginsFenway Park261214.462
7715Cleveland Indians1386573.47124.5522617-9531-3634-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium241410.583
8816Kansas City Athletics1335974.44428.0519587-6827-3732-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP Pat FridayMunicipal Stadium291415.483
9918Washington Senators II1354986.36339.0476663-18721-4628-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium27720.259
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1963 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1358055.593--5354686740-2940-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium27198.704
225St. Louis Cardinals1347460.5525.56255576835-3739-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park28199.679
336Milwaukee Braves1337360.5496.05704799132-3240-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP Bobby BraganJohn McHaleCounty Stadium291118.379
447San Francisco Giants1357461.5486.05755324333-3841-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park271413.519
559Philadelphia Phillies1367264.5298.55324904231-3641-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium261511.577
6610Cincinnati Reds1387365.5298.55555124333-3640-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bill DeWittCrosley Field241311.542
7711Chicago Cubs1346965.51510.55014792231-3138-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field281315.464
8812Pittsburgh Pirates1306565.50012.54694541529-3736-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field32923.281
9917Houston Colt 45s1355085.37030.0368540-17215-5135-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP Paul Richards271611.593
101019New York Mets1344292.31337.5418637-21912-5430-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissPolo Grounds28919.321