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1963 HOUSTON COLT 45S

+    Level: MLB
Team Record:  66-96   .407
Result:   9th in National League
Manager(s):  Harry Craft
General Manager:   Paul Richards
Stadium:  
Attendance:  719,502
Playoffs:  -

Houston Colt 45s affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hal Brown (38)
Youngest Player:  Jay Dahl (17)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (34)
Top Pitcher:  Turk Farrell (12)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  61.15%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9963.611--
St. Louis9369.5746.0
SF Giants8874.54311.0
Philadelphia8775.53712.0
Cincinnati8676.53113.0
Milwaukee8478.51915.0
Chi Cubs8280.50617.0
Pittsburgh7488.45725.0
Houston6696.40733.0
NY Mets51111.31548.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8,24Dave AdleshCMLB6-0187RightRight7/15/194319Long Beach,California1962UDFA Hoc

14Bob Aspromonte3BMLB6-2185RightRight6/19/193825Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
7John BatemanCMLB6-3220RightRight7/21/194022Killeen,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
38Hal BrownPMLB6-2182RightRight12/11/192438Greensboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
30Bob BrucePMLB6-3210RightRight5/18/193330Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
33George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193528Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
9Jim CampbellCMLB6-0190RightRight6/24/193726Palo Alto,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Conrad CardinalPMLB6-1190RightRight3/30/194221Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
41Danny CoombsPMLB6-5210RightLeft3/23/194221Lincoln,Maine1962UDFA Hoc
42Jay DahlPMLB5-10183BothLeft12/6/194517San Bernardino,California1963UDFA Hoc
29Brock DavisOFMLB5-10168LeftLeft10/19/194319Oakland,California1962UDFA Hoc
34Jim DicksonPMLB6-1185LeftRight4/20/193825Portland,OregonUDFA 
36Dick DrottPMLB6-0185RightRight7/1/193626Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
13Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193429Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
11Ernie Fazio2BMLB5-7165RightRight1/25/194221Oakland,California1962UDFA Hoc
35Jim GoldenPMLB6-0175LeftRight3/20/193627Eldon,MissouriUDFA 
27Howie GossOFMLB6-4204RightRight11/1/193428Wewoka,OklahomaUDFA 
6Jerry GroteCMLB5-10190RightRight10/6/194220San Antonio,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
26Carroll HardyOFMLB6-0185RightRight5/18/193330Sturgis,South DakotaUDFA 
18J.C. HartmanSSMLB6-0175RightRight4/15/193429Cottonton,AlabamaUDFA 
48Joe HoernerPMLB6-1200RightLeft11/12/193626Dubuque,Iowa1957UDFA CHW
19Sonny JacksonOF-SSMLB5-9155LeftRight7/9/194418Washington,DC1962UDFA Hoc
40Ken JohnsonPMLB6-4210RightRight6/16/193330West Palm Beach,FloridaUDFA 
39Russ KemmererPMLB6-3200RightRight11/1/193131Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
15Bob LillisSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight6/2/193033Altadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
31Don McMahonPMLB6-2222RightRight1/4/193033Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
12Joe Morgan2BMLB5-7155LeftRight9/19/194319Bonham,Texas1963UDFA Hoc
23Ivan MurrellOFMLB6-2196RightRight4/24/194518Almirante,Panama1963UDFA Hoc
43Don NottebartPMLB6-1190RightRight1/23/193627West Newton,MassachusettsUDFA 
22John PaciorekOFMLB6-2200RightRight2/11/194518Detroit,Michigan1962UDFA Hoc
17Aaron PointerOFMLB6-2185RightRight4/19/194221Little Rock,Arkansas1961UDFA Hoc
3Pete Runnels1B-2BMLB6-0170LeftRight1/28/192835Lufkin,TexasUDFA 
8,9Hal SmithCMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/193032West Frankfort,IllinoisUDFA 
21Al SpanglerOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft7/8/193329Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194419New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
16Johnny Temple2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/8/192735Lexington,North CarolinaUDFA 
32Jim UmbrichtPMLB6-4215RightRight9/17/193032Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
4Glenn VaughanSSMLB5-11170BothRight2/15/194419Compton,California1961UDFA Hoc
20Carl WarwickOFMLB5-10170RightLeft2/27/193726Dallas,TexasUDFA 
26Johnny WeeklyOFMLB6-0200RightRight6/14/193726Waterproof,LouisianaUDFA 
16Mike WhiteOFMLB5-8160RightRight12/18/193824Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
46Hal WoodeshickPMLB6-3200RightLeft8/24/193230Wilkes-Barre,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
18Jimmy WynnOFMLB5-9170RightRight3/12/194221Hamilton,Ohio1962UDFA CIN
47Larry YellenPMLB5-11190RightRight1/4/194320Brooklyn,New York1962UDFA Hoc
44Chris ZacharyPMLB6-2200LeftRight2/19/194419Knoxville,Tennessee1962UDFA Hoc
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jimmy AdairAssistant Coach 
Jim BusbyThird Base Coach 
Harry CraftManager 
Cot DealPitching Coach 
Lum HarrisAssistant Coach 
Paul RichardsGeneral Manager 


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