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1963 Houston Colt 45s (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-96 .407
Rank: 9th in National League
Run Differential: 464-640 -176
Roster Continuity 61.15% 18/20
Manager(s): Harry Craft
General Manager: Paul Richards
Attendance: 719,502 18/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Lum Harris
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Adair
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1963 Houston Colt 45s season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8,24Dave AdleshC6-0187R-R191963Not draftedMLB--
    14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    7John BatemanC6-3220R-R221963Not draftedMLB--
    38Hal BrownP6-2182R-R381951Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob BruceP6-3210R-R301959Not draftedMLB--
    33George BrunetP6-1210R-L281956Not draftedMLB--
    9Jim CampbellC6-0190R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    34Conrad CardinalP6-1190R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    41Danny CoombsP6-5210R-L211963Not draftedMLB--
    42Jay DahlP5-10183B-L171963Not draftedMLB--
    29Brock DavisOF5-10168L-L191963Not draftedMLB--
    34Jim DicksonP6-1185L-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    36Dick DrottP6-0185R-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    13Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    11Ernie Fazio2B5-7165R-R211962Not draftedMLB--
    35Jim GoldenP6-0175L-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    27Howie GossOF6-4204R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    6Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R201963Not draftedMLB--
    26Carroll HardyOF6-0185R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    18J.C. HartmanSS6-0175R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    48Joe HoernerP6-1200R-L261963Not draftedMLB--
    19Sonny JacksonOF-SS5-9155L-R181963Not draftedMLB--
    40Ken JohnsonP6-4210R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    39Russ KemmererP6-3200R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    15Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    31Don McMahonP6-2222R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe Morgan2B5-7155L-R191963Not draftedMLB--
    23Ivan MurrellOF6-2196R-R181963Not draftedMLB--
    43Don NottebartP6-1190R-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    22John PaciorekOF6-2200R-R181963Not draftedMLB--
    17Aaron PointerOF6-2185R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    3Pete Runnels1B-2B6-0170L-R351951Not draftedMLB--
    8,9Hal SmithC6-0195R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    21Al SpanglerOF6-0175L-L291959Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R191963Not draftedMLB--
    16Johnny Temple2B5-11175R-R351952Not draftedMLB--
    32Jim UmbrichtP6-4215R-R321959Not draftedMLB--
    4Glenn VaughanSS5-11170B-R191963Not draftedMLB--
    20Carl WarwickOF5-10170R-L261961Not draftedMLB--
    26Johnny WeeklyOF6-0200R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    16Mike WhiteOF5-8160R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    46Hal WoodeshickP6-3200R-L301956Not draftedMLB--
    18Jimmy WynnOF5-9170R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    47Larry YellenP5-11190R-R201963Not draftedMLB--
    44Chris ZacharyP6-2200L-R191963Not draftedMLB--

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