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1963 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Ed Lopat
General Manager:   Pat Friday
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  762,364
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gino Cimoli (33)
Youngest Player:  Tony LaRussa (18)
Longest Tenure:  Jerry Lumpe (5)
Top Hitter:  Ed Charles (15)
Top Pitcher:  Orlando Pena (20)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.80%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10457.646--
Chi White Sox9468.58010.5
Minnesota9170.56513.0
Baltimore8676.53118.5
Cleveland7983.48825.5
Detroit7983.48825.5
Boston7685.47228.0
KC Athletics7389.45131.5
LA Angels7091.43534.0
Washington56106.34648.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22George AlusikOFMLB6-3175RightRight2/11/193528Ashley,PennsylvaniaUDFA 

3Joe AzcueCMLB6-0200RightRight8/18/193923Cienfuegos,CubaUDFA 
10Norm BassPMLB6-3205RightRight1/21/193924Laurel,MississippiUDFA 
43Ted BowsfieldPMLB6-1190RightLeft1/10/193528Vernon,British ColumbiaUDFA 
18Billy BryanCMLB6-4200LeftRight12/4/193824Morgan,GeorgiaUDFA 
2Wayne CauseySS-2BMLB5-10175LeftRight12/26/193626Ruston,LouisianaUDFA 
16Ed Charles3BMLB5-10170RightRight4/29/193330Daytona Beach,FloridaUDFA 
4Gino CimoliOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/18/192933San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
5Bobby Del GrecoOFMLB5-11190RightRight4/7/193330Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193527Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
10Doc EdwardsCMLB6-2215RightRight12/10/193626Red Jacket,West VirginiaUDFA 
1Sammy Esposito3B-SSMLB5-9165RightRight12/15/193131Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
6Chuck EssegianOFMLB5-11202RightRight8/9/193131Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
28Bill FischerPMLB6-0190RightRight10/11/193032Wausau,WisconsinUDFA 
8Dick Green2BMLB5-10180RightRight4/21/194122Sioux City,Iowa1960UDFA Kca
9Jay HankinsOFMLB5-7170LeftRight11/7/193527St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
12Ken Harrelson1B-OFMLB6-2190RightRight9/4/194121Woodruff,South CarolinaUDFA 
1Dick HowserSSMLB5-8155RightRight5/14/193627Miami,FloridaUDFA 
12,20Manny JimenezOFMLB6-1195LeftRight11/19/193824San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
35Bill LandisPMLB6-2178LeftLeft10/8/194220Hanford,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Tony LaRussa2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight10/4/194418Tampa,Florida1962UDFA Kca
14Charlie LauCMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193330Romulus,MichiganUDFA 
32Pete LovrichPMLB6-4200RightRight10/16/194220Blue Island,IllinoisUDFA 
11Jerry Lumpe2BMLB6-2185LeftRight6/2/193330Lincoln,MissouriUDFA 
9Hector MartinezOFMLB5-10160RightRight5/11/193924Las Villas,CubaUDFA 
31Aurelio MonteagudoPMLB5-11185RightRight11/19/194319Caibarien,Cuba1983UDFA CAL
27,36Fred NormanPMLB5-8160BothLeft8/20/194220San Antonio,Texas1961UDFA Kca
35John O'DonoghuePMLB6-3210RightLeft10/7/193923Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
19Orlando PenaPMLB5-11154RightRight11/17/193329Victoria De Las Tunas,CubaUDFA 
27Dan PfisterPMLB6-0187RightRight12/20/193626Plainfield,New JerseyUDFA 
21Ed RakowPMLB5-11178BothRight5/30/193627Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Tommie ReynoldsOFMLB6-2190RightRight8/15/194121Arizona,Louisiana1963UDFA Kca
22Jose SantiagoPMLB6-2185RightRight8/15/194022Juana Diaz,Puerto RicoUDFA 
23Diego SeguiPMLB6-0190RightRight8/17/193725Holguin,Cuba1959UDFA Kca
7Norm Siebern1B-OFMLB6-3205LeftRight7/26/193329St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
18Tom SturdivantPMLB6-1186LeftRight4/28/193033Gordon,KansasUDFA 
8Haywood SullivanCMLB6-4215RightRight12/15/193032Donalsonville,GeorgiaUDFA 
15Jose TartabullOFMLB5-11165LeftLeft11/27/193824Cienfuegos,CubaUDFA 
25Dave ThiesPMLB6-4205RightRight3/21/193726Minneapolis,MinnesotaUDFA 
26Dave WickershamPMLB6-3190RightRight9/27/193527Erie,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20Dale WillisPMLB5-11165RightRight5/29/193825Calhoun,GeorgiaUDFA 
17John WojcikOFMLB6-0175LeftRight4/6/194221Olean,New YorkUDFA 
33John WyattPMLB5-11200RightRight4/19/193528Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
George BrysonBroadcaster 
Jimmy DykesAssistant Coach 
Pat FridayGeneral Manager 
Ed LopatManager 
Mel McGahaAssistant Coach 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Gus NiarhosBullpen Coach 


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