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MLB Debuts1963 Season
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Frank Linzy made his MLB debut in 1963
Listing of all players who made their Major League debut during the 1963 season. The list is organized by hitters and pitchers and includes basic biographical information and statistics.

Batting Debuts -- Pitching Debuts

1963 Batting Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSO
Dave AdleshC1963-05-12box - pbp19.3026-0 187 R-R 1943-07-15 Long Beach,California
1963-   UDFA-HOU
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Dick Allen1B-3B1963-09-03box - pbp21.1795-11 190 R-R 1942-03-08 Wampum,Pennsylvania
1960-   UDFA-PHI
3-11------1
Gene AlleySS1963-09-04box - pbp23.0566-0 165 R-R 1940-07-10 Richmond,Virginia
1959-   UDFA-PIT
2----------
Jesus AlouOF1963-09-10box - pbp21.1706-2 195 R-R 1942-03-24 Haina,Dom Rep
1958-   UDFA-SFN
1----------
John BatemanC1963-04-19box - pbp22.2726-3 220 R-R 1940-07-21 Killeen,Texas
1962-   UDFA-HOU
1---------1
Jim BeauchampOF-1B1963-09-22box - pbp24.0326-2 205 R-R 1939-08-21 Vinita,Oklahoma
1958-   UDFA-SLN
1---------1
John BoccabellaC-1B1963-09-02box - pbp22.0656-1 200 R-R 1941-06-29 San Francisco,California
1963-   UDFA-CHN
3-1------11
Sam BowensOF1963-09-07box - pbp24.1686-1 195 R-R 1939-03-23 Wilmington,North Carolina
1960-   UDFA-BAL
1---------1
Ron BrandC1963-05-26box - pbp23.1345-8 170 R-R 1940-01-13 Los Angeles,California
1958-   UDFA-PIT
2---------2
Gates BrownOF1963-06-19box - pbp24.0485-11 220 L-R 1939-05-02 Crestline,Ohio
1960-   UDFA-DET
111--11----
Larry BrownSS-2B1963-07-06box - pbp23.1275-11 165 R-R 1940-03-01 Shinnston,West Virginia
1958-   UDFA-CLE
221------11
Tom BrownOF-1B1963-04-08box - pbp22.1176-1 190 B-L 1940-12-12 Laureldale,Pennsylvania
1963-   UDFA-WS2
2--------11
Don BufordOF-2B1963-09-14box - pbp26.2245-8 165 B-R 1937-02-02 Linden,Texas
1959-   UDFA-CHA
3111-------
Jose CardenalOF1963-04-14box - pbp19.1905-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 Matanza,Cuba
1960-   UDFA-SFN
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Rico CartyOF1963-09-15box - pbp24.0146-3 200 R-R 1939-09-01 San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep
1959-   UDFA-MLB
1---------1
Bob Chance1B-OF1963-09-04box - pbp22.3596-2 219 L-R 1940-09-10 Statesboro,Georgia
1961-   UDFA-SFN
3---------2
Billy CowanOF1963-09-09box - pbp25.0126-0 170 R-R 1938-08-28 Calhoun City,Mississippi
1961-   UDFA-CHN
1-1--------
Jack Damaska2B-OF1963-07-03box - pbp25.3165-11 168 R-R 1937-08-21 Beaver Falls,Pennsylvania
1957-   UDFA-SLN
1---------1
Vic DavalilloOF1963-04-09box - pbp26.2525-7 155 L-L 1936-07-31 Cabimas,Venezuela
1958-   UDFA-CIN
4----------
Brock DavisOF1963-04-09box - pbp19.1735-10 168 L-L 1943-10-19 Oakland,California
1963-   UDFA-HOU
1----------
Charlie Dees1B1963-05-26box - pbp27.3376-1 173 L-L 1935-06-24 Birmingham,Alabama
1958-   UDFA-SFN
4-11--1----
Cal Emery1B1963-07-15box - pbp26.0176-2 205 L-L 1937-06-28 Centre Hall,Pennsylvania
1958-   UDFA-PHI
1---------1
Al FerraraOF1963-07-30box - pbp23.2216-1 203 R-R 1939-12-22 Brooklyn,New York
1959-   UDFA-LAN
1---------1
Phil Gagliano2B-OF1963-04-16box - pbp21.1106-1 185 R-R 1941-12-27 Memphis,Tennessee
1959-   UDFA-SLN
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Roy GleasonH1963-09-03box - pbp20.1476-5 220 B-R 1943-04-09 Melrose Park,Illinois
1961-   UDFA-LAN
-1---------
Pedro Gonzalez2B1963-04-11box - pbp25.1206-0 176 R-R 1937-12-12 San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep
1958-   UDFA-NYA
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Jim GosgerOF1963-05-04box - pbp20.1795-11 185 L-L 1942-11-06 Port Huron,Michigan
1962-   UDFA-BOS
---------1-
Wayne Graham3B-OF1963-04-10box - pbp26.0046-0 200 R-R 1937-04-06 Yoakum,Texas
1957-   UDFA-PHI
21---------
Dick Green2B1963-09-09box - pbp22.1415-10 180 R-R 1941-04-21 Sioux City,Iowa
1960-   UDFA-KC1
-1-------1-
Derrell GriffithOF-3B1963-09-26box - pbp19.2896-0 168 L-R 1943-12-12 Anadarko,Oklahoma
1962-   UDFA-LAN
2----------
Jerry GroteC1963-09-21box - pbp20.3505-10 190 R-R 1942-10-06 San Antonio,Texas
1962-   UDFA-HOU
------1----
Jimmie HallOF1963-04-09box - pbp25.0236-0 175 L-R 1938-03-17 Mount Holly,North Carolina
1956-   UDFA-WS1
1----------
Ken Harrelson1B-OF1963-06-09box - pbp21.2786-2 190 R-R 1941-09-04 Woodruff,South Carolina
1959-   UDFA-KC1
1---------1
Jim Ray Hart3B-OF1963-07-07box - pbp21.2505-11 185 R-R 1941-10-30 Hookerton,North Carolina
1960-   UDFA-SFN
512---1--2-
Willie HortonOF1963-09-10box - pbp20.3275-11 209 R-R 1942-10-18 Arno,Virginia
1961-   UDFA-DET
1-1--------
Ron Hunt2B1963-04-16box - pbp22.0526-0 186 R-R 1941-02-23 St. Louis,Missouri
1959-   UDFA-MLB
312-----11-
Sonny JacksonOF-SS1963-09-27box - pbp19.0805-9 155 L-R 1944-07-09 Washington,DC
1963-   UDFA-HOU
3---------1
Cleon JonesOF1963-09-14box - pbp21.0416-0 200 R-L 1942-08-04 Plateau,Alabama
1962-   UDFA-NYN
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Tony La Russa2B-SS1963-05-10box - pbp18.2186-0 185 R-R 1944-10-04 Tampa,Florida
1962-   UDFA-KC1
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Bob LipskiC1963-04-28box - pbp24.2956-1 180 L-R 1938-07-07 Scranton,Pennsylvania
1956-   UDFA-PHI
1---------1
Jeoff LongOF-1B1963-07-31box - pbp21.2956-1 200 R-R 1941-10-09 Covington,Kentucky
1959-   UDFA-SLN
1---------1
Tony MartinezSS1963-04-09box - pbp23.0225-10 165 R-R 1940-03-18 Perico,Cuba
1960-   UDFA-CLE
3--------1-
Tommy McCraw1B-OF1963-06-04box - pbp22.1956-0 183 L-L 1940-11-21 Malvern,Arkansas
1960-   UDFA-CHA
3-------1--
Al MoranSS1963-04-09box - pbp24.1256-1 190 R-R 1938-12-05 Detroit,Michigan
1958-   UDFA-BOS
3----------
Joe Morgan2B1963-09-21box - pbp20.0025-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 Bonham,Texas
1962-   UDFA-HOU
1----------
Ivan MurrellOF1963-09-28box - pbp18.1576-2 196 R-R 1945-04-24 Almirante,Panama
1963-   UDFA-HOU
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Dick Nen1B1963-09-18box - pbp23.3606-2 205 L-L 1939-09-24 South Gate,California
1961-   UDFA-LAN
311--11--1-
Nate Oliver2B1963-04-09box - pbp22.1175-10 160 R-R 1940-12-13 St. Petersburg,Florida
1959-   UDFA-LAN
4-2-------1
John PaciorekOF1963-09-29box - pbp18.2306-2 200 R-R 1945-02-11 Detroit,Michigan
1963-   UDFA-HOU
343---3--2-
Bob PerryOF1963-05-17box - pbp28.2456-2 180 R-R 1934-09-14 New Bern,North Carolina
1953-   UDFA-NY1
4-1-------2
Rico PetrocelliSS-3B1963-09-21box - pbp20.0866-0 185 R-R 1943-06-27 Brooklyn,New York
1961-   UDFA-BOS
4-11--1---1
Aaron PointerOF1963-09-22box - pbp21.1566-2 185 R-R 1942-04-19 Little Rock,Arkansas
1961-   UDFA-HOU
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Paul RatliffC1963-04-14box - pbp19.0826-2 190 L-R 1944-01-23 San Diego,California
1962-   UDFA-MIN
1111-------
Tommie ReynoldsOF1963-09-05box - pbp22.0216-2 190 R-R 1941-08-15 Arizona,Louisiana
1963-   UDFA-KC1
1---------1
Dave RickettsC1963-09-25box - pbp28.0756-2 195 B-R 1935-07-12 Pottstown,Pennsylvania
1957-   UDFA-SLN
4-2-------1
Pete RoseOF-1B1963-04-08box - pbp21.3595-11 203 B-R 1941-04-14 Cincinnati,Ohio
1960-   UDFA-CIN
31-------11
Ted Schreiber3B-SS1963-04-14box - pbp24.2775-11 175 R-R 1938-07-11 Brooklyn,New York
1959-   UDFA-BOS
4-1-------1
Dick SmithOF-1B1963-07-20box - pbp24.0646-2 205 R-R 1939-05-17 Lebanon,Oregon
1957-   UDFA-BRO
1----------
George Smith2B1963-08-04box - pbp26.0285-10 170 R-R 1937-07-07 St. Petersburg,Florida
1958-   UDFA-DET
3---------1
Willie SmithOF-1B1963-06-18box - pbp24.1276-0 190 L-L 1939-02-11 Anniston,Alabama
1960-   UDFA-DET
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Rusty StaubOF-1B1963-04-09box - pbp19.0086-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 New Orleans,Louisiana
1961-   UDFA-HOU
3-1---1--1-
Jimmy StewartOF-2B1963-09-03box - pbp24.0846-0 165 B-R 1939-06-11 Opelika,Alabama
1961-   UDFA-CHN
2----------
John SullivanC1963-09-20box - pbp22.2606-0 195 L-R 1941-01-03 Somerville,New Jersey
1959-   UDFA-DET
3---------1
Glenn VaughanSS1963-09-20box - pbp19.2185-11 170 B-R 1944-02-15 Compton,California
1962-   UDFA-HOU
3--------11
Jay Ward2B-3B1963-05-06box - pbp24.2396-1 185 R-R 1938-09-09 Brookfield,Missouri
1956-   UDFA-NYA
1----------
Don Wert3B1963-05-11box - pbp24.2865-9 165 R-R 1938-07-29 Strasburg,Pennsylvania
1958-   UDFA-DET
1111--1----
Mike WhiteOF1963-09-21box - pbp24.2775-8 160 R-R 1938-12-18 Detroit,Michigan
1959-   UDFA-CLE
4-1--------
Corky WithrowOF1963-09-06box - pbp25.2826-3 197 R-R 1937-11-28 High Coal,West Virginia
1956-   UDFA-MLB
1---------1
Woody WoodwardSS-2B1963-09-09box - pbp20.3516-2 185 R-R 1942-09-23 Miami,Florida
1963-   UDFA-MLB
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Jimmy WynnOF1963-07-10box - pbp21.1205-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 Hamilton,Ohio
1962-   UDFA-CIN
4-1----1---

1963 Pitching Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationIPHRERHRBBSO
Fritz AckleyP1963-09-21box - pbp26.1646-1 202 L-R 1937-04-10 Hayward,Wisconsin
1954-   UDFA-CHA
6.0532234
Tom BakerP1963-08-02box - pbp29.0886-0 195 L-L 1934-05-06 Port Townsend,Washington
1954-   UDFA-SLN
0.0011000
Larry BearnarthP1963-04-16box - pbp21.2176-2 203 R-R 1941-09-11 New York,New York
1962-   UDFA-NYN
3.0411011
Wade BlasingameP1963-09-17box - pbp19.3006-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 Deming,New Mexico
1961-   UDFA-MLB
2.0633004
Wally BunkerP1963-09-29box - pbp18.2476-2 197 R-R 1945-01-25 Seattle,Washington
1963-   UDFA-BAL
4.01066131
Dick CalmusP1963-04-22box - pbp19.1066-4 187 R-R 1944-01-07 Los Angeles,California
1962-   UDFA-LAN
1.0000002
Conrad CardinalP1963-04-11box - pbp21.0126-1 190 R-R 1942-03-30 Brooklyn,New York
1962-   UDFA-DET
3.0311003
Danny CoombsP1963-09-27box - pbp21.1886-5 210 R-L 1942-03-23 Lincoln,Maine
1963-   UDFA-HOU
0.1311000
Ray CulpP1963-04-10box - pbp21.2476-0 200 R-R 1941-08-06 Elgin,Texas
1959-   UDFA-PHI
2.0111102
Jay DahlP1963-09-27box - pbp17.2955-10 183 B-L 1945-12-06 San Bernardino,California
1963-   UDFA-HOU
2.2775000
Jim DicksonP1963-07-02box - pbp25.0736-1 185 L-R 1938-04-20 Portland,Oregon
1958-   UDFA-PIT
0.1100000
Steve DillonP1963-09-05box - pbp20.1695-10 160 L-L 1943-03-20 Yonkers,New York
1962-   UDFA-NYA
1.2322001
Jim DuckworthP1963-04-13box - pbp23.3256-4 194 R-R 1939-05-24 National City,California
1957-   UDFA-BRO
3.0100013
Bob DustalP1963-04-09box - pbp27.1946-0 172 R-R 1935-09-28 Sayreville,New Jersey
1955-   UDFA-DET
1.0000010
Dick EganP1963-04-09box - pbp26.0166-4 193 L-L 1937-03-24 Berkeley,California
1958-   UDFA-DET
0.1000001
Harry FanokP1963-04-16box - pbp22.3406-0 180 B-R 1940-05-11 Whippany,New Jersey
1959-   UDFA-SLN
2.0100004
Larry FosterP1963-09-18box - pbp25.2686-0 185 L-R 1937-12-24 Lansing,Michigan
1958-   UDFA-DET
2.0433011
Aubrey GatewoodP1963-09-11box - pbp24.2986-1 170 R-R 1938-11-17 Little Rock,Arkansas
1959-   UDFA-DET
9.0411055
Bob HeffnerP1963-06-19box - pbp24.2796-4 205 R-R 1938-09-13 Allentown,Pennsylvania
1957-   UDFA-BOS
9.0722146
Ron HerbelP1963-09-10box - pbp25.2376-1 195 R-R 1938-01-16 Denver,Colorado
1958-   UDFA-SFN
1.0111011
Joe HoernerP1963-09-27box - pbp26.3196-1 200 R-L 1936-11-12 Dubuque,Iowa
1957-   UDFA-CHA
3.0200002
Bruce HowardP1963-09-04box - pbp20.1656-2 180 B-R 1943-03-23 Salisbury,Maryland
1962-   UDFA-CHA
1.0000011
Tommy JohnP1963-09-06box - pbp20.1076-3 185 R-L 1943-05-22 Terre Haute,Indiana
1961-   UDFA-CLE
1.0210000
Alan KochP1963-07-26box - pbp25.1236-4 195 R-R 1938-03-25 Decatur,Alabama
1960-   UDFA-DET
0.1000010
Bill LandisP1963-09-28box - pbp20.3556-2 178 L-L 1942-10-08 Hanford,California
1961-   UDFA-KC1
1.2000013
Fred LasherP1963-04-12box - pbp21.2366-4 210 R-R 1941-08-19 Poughkeepsie,New York
1960-   UDFA-WS1
1.0100000
Frank LinzyP1963-08-14box - pbp22.3336-1 190 R-R 1940-09-15 Fort Gibson,Oklahoma
1960-   UDFA-SFN
2.0833002
Mickey LolichP1963-05-12box - pbp22.2426-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 Portland,Oregon
1958-   UDFA-DET
2.0000013
Marcelino LopezP1963-04-14box - pbp19.2046-3 210 R-L 1943-09-23 Havana,Cuba
1959-   UDFA-PHI
0.1132020
Pete LovrichP1963-04-26box - pbp20.1926-4 200 R-R 1942-10-16 Blue Island,Illinois
1962-   UDFA-KC1
1.0000001
Denny McLainP1963-09-21box - pbp19.1766-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 Chicago,Illinois
1962-   UDFA-CHA
9.0731048
Tom MetcalfP1963-08-04box - pbp23.0196-2 174 R-R 1940-07-16 Amherst,Wisconsin
1961-   UDFA-NYA
2.0533100
Aurelio MonteagudoP1963-09-01box - pbp19.2875-11 185 R-R 1943-11-19 Caibarien,Cuba
1961-   UDFA-KC1
1.0000001
Dave MoreheadP1963-04-13box - pbp20.2206-1 185 R-R 1942-09-05 San Diego,California
1961-   UDFA-BOS
9.05000410
Phil MudrockP1963-04-19box - pbp25.3116-1 190 R-R 1937-06-12 Louisville,Colorado
1956-   UDFA-NYA
1.0211000
Buster NarumP1963-04-14box - pbp22.1496-1 200 R-R 1940-11-16 Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
1958-   UDFA-BAL
1.1100000
John O'DonoghueP1963-09-29box - pbp23.3586-3 210 R-L 1939-10-07 Kansas City,Missouri
1959-   UDFA-KC1
6.0621021
Tom ParsonsP1963-09-05box - pbp23.3586-7 210 R-R 1939-09-13 Lakeville,Connecticut
1957-   UDFA-PIT
4.1765122
Grover PowellP1963-07-13box - pbp22.2765-10 175 L-L 1940-10-10 Sayre,Pennsylvania
1962-   UDFA-NYN
1.0000020
John PregenzerP1963-04-20box - pbp27.2626-5 220 R-R 1935-08-02 Burlington,Wisconsin
1958-   UDFA-PIT
2.0200002
Garry RoggenburkP1963-04-20box - pbp23.0046-6 195 R-L 1940-04-16 Cleveland,Ohio
1962-   UDFA-MIN
0.1011010
Don RoweP1963-04-09box - pbp27.0066-0 180 L-L 1936-04-03 Brawley,California
1954-   UDFA-PIT
2.2100012
Ken RoweP1963-04-14box - pbp29.1046-2 185 R-R 1933-12-31 Ferndale,Michigan
1953-   UDFA-DET
1.0100000
Bob SadowskiP1963-07-01box - pbp25.1326-2 195 R-R 1938-02-19 Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
1958-   UDFA-SLN
8.1422124
Jose SantiagoP1963-09-09box - pbp23.0256-2 185 R-R 1940-08-15 Juana Diaz,Puerto Rico
1959-   UDFA-KC1
1.0000001
Dan SchneiderP1963-05-12box - pbp20.2566-3 170 L-L 1942-08-29 Evansville,Indiana
1962-   UDFA-MLB
1.0000000
Dick ScottP1963-05-08box - pbp30.0546-2 185 R-L 1933-03-15 Portsmouth,New Hampshire
1953-   UDFA-BRO
2.0100000
Gordon SeyfriedP1963-09-13box - pbp26.0716-0 185 R-R 1937-07-04 Long Beach,California
1956-   UDFA-DET
1.0200000
Dwight SieblerP1963-08-26box - pbp26.0216-2 184 R-R 1937-08-05 Columbus,Nebraska
1958-   UDFA-PHI
0.2000020
Al StanekP1963-04-26box - pbp19.1245-11 190 L-L 1943-12-24 Springfield,Massachusetts
1962-   UDFA-SFN
3.0222141
Herman StarretteP1963-07-01box - pbp24.2236-0 175 R-R 1938-11-20 Statesville,North Carolina
1958-   UDFA-BAL
1.0211001
Jerry StephensonP1963-04-14box - pbp19.1916-2 185 L-R 1943-10-06 Detroit,Michigan
1961-   UDFA-BOS
2.1522023
Fred TalbotP1963-09-28box - pbp22.0926-2 195 R-R 1941-06-28 Washington,DC
1959-   UDFA-CHA
3.0211042
Dave ThiesP1963-04-20box - pbp26.0306-4 205 R-R 1937-03-21 Minneapolis,Minnesota
1959-   UDFA-KC1
1.0433012
Nick WillhiteP1963-06-16box - pbp22.1406-2 195 L-L 1941-01-27 Tulsa,Oklahoma
1959-   UDFA-LAN
9.0500016
Don WilliamsP1963-08-04box - pbp27.3376-5 218 R-R 1935-09-02 Los Angeles,California
1956-   UDFA-KC1
1.1200030
Dale WillisP1963-04-14box - pbp24.3205-11 165 R-R 1938-05-29 Calhoun,Georgia
1960-   UDFA-KC1
0.0000000
Larry YellenP1963-09-26box - pbp20.2655-11 190 R-R 1943-01-04 Brooklyn,New York
1963-   UDFA-HOU
5.0742013
Chris ZacharyP1963-04-11box - pbp19.0526-2 200 L-R 1944-02-19 Knoxville,Tennessee
1962-   UDFA-HOU
1.0233110