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1963 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 700-703 -3
Roster Continuity 72.01% 11/20
Manager(s): Chuck Dressen, Bob Scheffing
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 821,952 12/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Pat Mullin
Assistant Coach: Wayne Blackburn
Bench Coach: Bob Swift
First Base Coach: Phil Cavarretta
Pitching Coach: Stubby Overmire
Pitching Coach: Tom Ferrick
Third Base Coach: George Myatt
American 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 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Hank AguirreP6-4205B-L321955Not draftedMLB--
    23Bob AndersonP6-4210R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    26Gates BrownOF5-11220L-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    38Bill BrutonOF6-0169L-R371953Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim BunningP6-3195R-R311955Not draftedMLB--
    25Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L281958Not draftedMLB--
    7Rocky ColavitoOF6-3190R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    35Bob DustalP6-0172R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    41Dick EganP6-4193L-L261963Not draftedMLB--
    13Bill FaulP5-10190R-R231962Not draftedMLB--
    9Chico FernandezSS6-0170R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    46Larry FosterP6-0185L-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    18Terry FoxP6-0175R-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    21Paul FoytackP5-11180R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill FreehanC6-2205R-R211961Not draftedMLB--
    20Fred GladdingP6-0225L-R271961Not draftedMLB--
    5Purnal GoldyOF6-5200R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    4Whitey HerzogOF5-11182L-L311956Not draftedMLB--
    48Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R201963Not draftedMLB--
    6Al KalineOF6-2180R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    42Alan KochP6-4195R-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    24Frank Kostro3B-OF6-2190R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank LaryP5-11180R-R331954Not draftedMLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L221963Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick McAuliffe2B-SS5-11176L-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    34Denny McLainP6-1185R-R191963Not draftedMLB--
    40Bubba MortonOF5-10180R-R311961Not draftedMLB--
    15Don MossiP6-1195L-L341954Not draftedMLB--
    1Bubba Phillips3B-OF5-9180R-R351955Not draftedMLB--
    16Phil ReganP6-3200R-R261960Not draftedMLB--
    12Mike RoarkeC6-2195R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    40George Smith2B5-10170R-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    33Willie SmithOF-1B6-0190L-L241963Not draftedMLB--
    22Tom SturdivantP6-1186L-R331955Not draftedMLB--
    36John SullivanC6-0195L-R221963Not draftedMLB--
    24George ThomasOF6-3190R-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    10Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    28Coot VealSS6-1165R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    8Don Wert3B5-9165R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    20Vic WertzOF-1B6-0186L-R381947Not draftedMLB--
    2Jake Wood2B6-1170R-R261961Not draftedMLB--

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