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1963 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
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  • 1963 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Gold GloveJim Kaat Pitcher, Elston Howard Catcher, Vic Power First Base, Bobby Richardson Second Base, Brooks Robinson Third Base, Zoilo Versalles Shortstop, Al Kaline Outfielder, Jim Landis Outfielder, Carl Yastrzemski Outfielder
    American League Most Valuable PlayerElston Howard
    1963 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Brooks Robinson161
    2Rocky Colavito160
    3Zoilo Versalles159
    4Ed Charles158
    5Max Alvis158
    6Dick Stuart157
    7Jerry Lumpe157
    8Joe Pepitone157
    9Pete Ward157
    10Jimmie Hall156
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Richardson630
    2Zoilo Versalles621
    3Dick Stuart612
    4Ed Charles603
    5Max Alvis602
    6Luis Aparicio601
    7Pete Ward600
    8Billy Moran597
    9Rocky Colavito597
    10Jerry Lumpe595
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Allison99
    2Albie Pearson92
    3Carl Yastrzemski91
    4Rocky Colavito91
    5Tom Tresh91
    6Al Kaline89
    7Harmon Killebrew88
    8Jimmie Hall88
    9Bill Bruton84
    10Jim Fregosi83
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Yastrzemski183
    2Pete Ward177
    3Albie Pearson176
    4Al Kaline172
    5Jim Fregosi170
    6Frank Malzone169
    7Bobby Richardson167
    8Max Alvis165
    9Billy Moran164
    10Rich Rollins163
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Yastrzemski40
    2Pete Ward34
    3Felix Torres32
    4Max Alvis32
    5Wayne Causey32
    6Zoilo Versalles31
    7Billy Moran29
    8Jim Fregosi29
    9Rocky Colavito29
    10Tito Francona29
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Zoilo Versalles13
    2Chuck Hinton12
    3Jim Fregosi12
    4Gino Cimoli11
    5Bill Bruton8
    6Luis Aparicio8
    7Jerry Lumpe7
    8Lou Clinton7
    9Max Alvis7
    10Bobby Richardson6
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harmon Killebrew45
    2Dick Stuart42
    3Bob Allison35
    4Jimmie Hall33
    5Elston Howard28
    6Al Kaline27
    7Don Lock27
    8Joe Pepitone27
    9Earl Battey26
    10Leon Wagner26
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dick Stuart118
    2Al Kaline101
    3Harmon Killebrew96
    4Bob Allison91
    5Rocky Colavito91
    6Leon Wagner90
    7Joe Pepitone89
    8Elston Howard85
    9Earl Battey84
    10Pete Ward84
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Luis Aparicio40
    2Chuck Hinton25
    3Jake Wood18
    4Russ Snyder18
    5Albie Pearson17
    6Jose Tartabull16
    7Al Weis15
    8Bobby Richardson15
    9Ed Charles15
    10Tommy McCraw15
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Albie Pearson10
    2Chuck Hinton9
    3Ed Charles8
    4Bill Bruton7
    5Leon Wagner7
    6Max Alvis7
    7Jim Landis6
    8Luis Aparicio6
    9Minnie Minoso6
    10Pete Ward6
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Yastrzemski95
    2Albie Pearson92
    3Bob Allison90
    4Norm Cash89
    5Rocky Colavito84
    6Tom Tresh83
    7Norm Siebern79
    8Ron Hansen78
    9Jim Gentile76
    10Harmon Killebrew72
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Nicholson175
    2Don Lock151
    3Dick Stuart144
    4Lou Clinton118
    5Bob Allison109
    6Max Alvis109
    7Harmon Killebrew105
    8Jim Fregosi104
    9Jim Gentile101
    10Jimmie Hall101
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Max Alvis10
    2John Orsino9
    3Lee Thomas9
    4Charlie Dees8
    5Earl Battey8
    6Minnie Minoso8
    7Rich Rollins8
    8Woodie Held8
    9Jake Wood7
    10Joe Pepitone7
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Kaline12
    2Clete Boyer11
    3Woodie Held10
    4Jim Gentile9
    5Rocky Colavito9
    6Bernie Allen8
    7Bob Tillman8
    8Boog Powell8
    9Earl Battey8
    10Leon Wagner8
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Vic Power13
    2Jim Bouton11
    3Albie Pearson10
    4Bill Bruton10
    5Bill Monbouquette10
    6Billy Moran10
    7Nellie Fox10
    8Orlando Pena10
    9Ray Herbert10
    10Jack Kralick9
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bubba Phillips10
    2Dave Nicholson8
    3Ed Charles8
    4Norm Siebern8
    5Rocky Colavito8
    6Billy Moran7
    7Chuck Hinton7
    8Don Lock7
    9Fred Whitfield7
    10Leon Wagner7
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dick Stuart24
    2Frank Malzone24
    3Ed Charles21
    4Felix Torres20
    5Ron Hansen19
    6Rocky Colavito18
    7Elston Howard17
    8Jerry Adair17
    9Lou Clinton17
    10Bubba Phillips16
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dick Stuart319
    2Pete Ward289
    3Harmon Killebrew286
    4Al Kaline283
    5Bob Allison281
    6Max Alvis277
    7Carl Yastrzemski271
    8Rocky Colavito261
    9Joe Pepitone260
    10Jimmie Hall259
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rocky Colavito692
    2Albie Pearson684
    3Ed Charles679
    4Bobby Richardson668
    5Carl Yastrzemski668
    6Pete Ward667
    7Zoilo Versalles666
    8Jerry Lumpe663
    9Max Alvis660
    10Dick Stuart659
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Yastrzemski.321
    2Al Kaline.312
    3Rich Rollins.307
    4Albie Pearson.304
    5Pete Ward.295
    6Frank Malzone.291
    7Leon Wagner.291
    8Elston Howard.287
    9Jim Fregosi.287
    10Earl Battey.285
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Yastrzemski.418
    2Albie Pearson.402
    3Norm Cash.386
    4Bob Allison.378
    5Al Kaline.375
    6Tom Tresh.371
    7Earl Battey.369
    8Floyd Robinson.361
    9Rich Rollins.359
    10Norm Siebern.358
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harmon Killebrew.555
    2Bob Allison.533
    3Elston Howard.528
    4Dick Stuart.521
    5Jimmie Hall.521
    6Al Kaline.514
    7Tom Tresh.487
    8Pete Ward.482
    9Earl Battey.476
    10Carl Yastrzemski.475
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Allison911
    2Harmon Killebrew904
    3Carl Yastrzemski893
    4Al Kaline889
    5Elston Howard870
    6Jimmie Hall863
    7Tom Tresh858
    8Norm Cash857
    9Earl Battey845
    10Pete Ward835
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Albie Pearson2.486
    2Floyd Robinson1.442
    3Nellie Fox1.412
    4Carl Yastrzemski1.319
    5Jerry Lumpe1.318
    6Norm Cash1.171
    7Bobby Richardson1.136
    8Al Kaline1.125
    9Rocky Colavito1.077
    10Ron Hansen1.054
    1963 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Whitey Ford24
    2Camilo Pascual21
    3Jim Bouton21
    4Bill Monbouquette20
    5Steve Barber20
    6Gary Peters19
    7Ralph Terry17
    8Juan Pizarro16
    9Milt Pappas16
    10Dick Radatz15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Orlando Pena20
    2Don Rudolph19
    3Dean Chance18
    4Earl Wilson16
    5Dave Wickersham15
    6Dick Stigman15
    7Hank Aguirre15
    8Ralph Terry15
    9Claude Osteen14
    10Mudcat Grant14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stu Miller71
    2Bill Dailey66
    3Dick Radatz66
    4Jack Lamabe65
    5John Wyatt63
    6Ron Kline62
    7Gary Bell58
    8Art Fowler57
    9Julio Navarro57
    10Hoyt Wilhelm55
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ralph Terry37
    2Whitey Ford37
    3Bill Monbouquette36
    4Ken McBride36
    5Steve Barber36
    6Dean Chance35
    7Jim Bunning35
    8Robin Roberts35
    9Dave Wickersham34
    10Earl Wilson34
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Camilo Pascual18
    2Ralph Terry18
    3Dick Stigman15
    4Hank Aguirre14
    5Ray Herbert14
    6Bill Monbouquette13
    7Gary Peters13
    8Whitey Ford13
    9Jim Bouton12
    10Ken McBride11
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Herbert7
    2Jim Bouton6
    3Al Downing4
    4Gary Peters4
    5Milt Pappas4
    6Tom Cheney4
    7Camilo Pascual3
    8Dick Donovan3
    9Dick Stigman3
    10Earl Wilson3
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stu Miller59
    2Dick Radatz58
    3John Wyatt53
    4Ron Kline46
    5Bill Dailey43
    6Hoyt Wilhelm40
    7Jim Brosnan33
    8Ted Abernathy33
    9Art Fowler30
    10Hal Reniff30
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stu Miller27
    2Dick Radatz25
    3Bill Dailey21
    4Hoyt Wilhelm21
    5John Wyatt21
    6Hal Reniff18
    7Ron Kline17
    8Jim Brosnan14
    9Dick Hall12
    10Julio Navarro12
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Whitey Ford269.1
    2Ralph Terry268
    3Bill Monbouquette266.2
    4Steve Barber258.2
    5Robin Roberts251.1
    6Ken McBride251
    7Jim Bouton249.1
    8Camilo Pascual248.1
    9Jim Bunning248.1
    10Dean Chance248
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Monbouquette258
    2Steve Barber253
    3Ralph Terry246
    4Jim Bunning245
    5Dave Wickersham244
    6Whitey Ford240
    7Ray Herbert230
    8Robin Roberts230
    9Dean Chance229
    10Claude Osteen222
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Monbouquette119
    2Jim Bunning119
    3Dave Wickersham116
    4Dean Chance109
    5Mudcat Grant107
    6Dick Donovan106
    7Ralph Terry103
    8Claude Osteen101
    9Ken McBride101
    10Robin Roberts100
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Monbouquette113
    2Dave Wickersham108
    3Jim Bunning107
    4Dick Donovan97
    5Ralph Terry96
    6Mudcat Grant94
    7Robin Roberts93
    8Hank Aguirre92
    9Ken McBride91
    10Orlando Pena89
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Bunning38
    2Robin Roberts35
    3Phil Regan33
    4Dick Stigman32
    5Bill Monbouquette31
    6Mudcat Grant30
    7Pedro Ramos29
    8Ralph Terry29
    9Don Rudolph28
    10Dick Donovan27
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Wilson105
    2Dave Morehead99
    3Steve Barber92
    4Dean Chance90
    5Jim Bouton87
    6Mudcat Grant87
    7Ken McBride82
    8Camilo Pascual81
    9Dick Stigman81
    10Al Downing80
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Camilo Pascual202
    2Jim Bunning196
    3Dick Stigman193
    4Gary Peters189
    5Whitey Ford189
    6Steve Barber180
    7Bill Monbouquette174
    8Al Downing171
    9Pedro Ramos169
    10Dean Chance168
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Wilson21
    2Camilo Pascual10
    3Dick Stigman10
    4Lee Stange10
    5Milt Pappas10
    6Whitey Ford9
    7Ed Rakow8
    8Mickey Lolich8
    9Dave McNally7
    10Dean Chance7
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Faul3
    2Jim Duckworth3
    3Dave Wickersham2
    4Ed Roebuck2
    5George Brunet2
    6Mickey Lolich2
    7Al Downing1
    8Barry Latman1
    9Bill Fischer1
    10Bill Pleis1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gary Peters2.33
    2Juan Pizarro2.39
    3Camilo Pascual2.47
    4Jim Bouton2.53
    5Al Downing2.56
    6Lee Stange2.62
    7Whitey Ford2.74
    8Steve Barber2.75
    9Milt Pappas3.03
    10Moe Drabowsky3.05
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Ramos1.06
    2Ralph Terry1.06
    3Gary Peters1.07
    4Robin Roberts1.08
    5Al Downing1.10
    6Whitey Ford1.10
    7Bill Monbouquette1.12
    8Jim Bouton1.12
    9Juan Pizarro1.12
    10Ken McBride1.12
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Downing5.83
    2Jim Bouton6.90
    3Moe Drabowsky6.98
    4Dave Morehead7.05
    5Ken McBride7.10
    6Gary Peters7.11
    7Juan Pizarro7.41
    8Camilo Pascual7.44
    9Pedro Ramos7.59
    10Milt Pappas7.71
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gary Peters0.33
    2Al Downing0.36
    3Dean Chance0.36
    4Steve Barber0.42
    5Ray Herbert0.48
    6Juan Pizarro0.59
    7Jim Bouton0.65
    8Camilo Pascual0.76
    9Earl Wilson0.77
    10Dave Wickersham0.79
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dick Donovan1.22
    2Ralph Terry1.31
    3Ray Herbert1.40
    4Bill Monbouquette1.42
    5Robin Roberts1.43
    6Don Rudolph1.86
    7Whitey Ford1.87
    8Jim Kaat1.92
    9Pedro Ramos1.99
    10Orlando Pena2.20
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Downing8.74
    2Pedro Ramos8.22
    3Camilo Pascual7.33
    4Dick Stigman7.21
    5Jim Bunning7.11
    6Gary Peters7.00
    7Dave Morehead6.99
    8Juan Pizarro6.82
    9Whitey Ford6.32
    10Diego Segui6.25
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Monbouquette4.143
    2Pedro Ramos4.122
    3Whitey Ford3.375
    4Robin Roberts3.100
    5Dick Donovan3.000
    6Ray Herbert3.000
    7Ralph Terry2.923
    8Jim Bunning2.841
    9Gary Peters2.779
    10Jim Kaat2.763


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