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1963 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 51-111 .315
Rank: 10th in National League
Run Differential: 501-774 -273
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 1,080,108 7/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ernie White
Assistant Coach: Clyde McCullough
Assistant Coach: Solly Hemus
Assistant Coach: Cookie Lavagetto
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9369.5746.0
8874.54311.0
8775.53712.0
8676.53113.0
8478.51915.0
8280.50617.0
7488.45725.0
6696.40733.0
51111.31548.0
  • 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 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20,29Craig AndersonP6-2205R-R241961Not draftedMLB--
    19Ed BautaP6-3200R-R281960Not draftedMLB--
    31Larry BearnarthP6-2203R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    6Larry Burright2B5-11170R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    8Chris CannizzaroC6-0190R-R251960UDFAMLB--
    1Duke CarmelOF-1B6-3202L-L261959Not draftedMLB--
    23Joe ChristopherOF5-10176R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    26Galen CiscoP5-11215R-R271961Not draftedMLB--
    17Choo Choo ColemanC5-9165L-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    1Cliff Cook3B-OF6-0188R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    13,36,38Roger CraigP6-4191R-R331955Not draftedMLB--
    39Steve DillonP5-10160L-L201963Not draftedMLB--
    7Chico FernandezSS6-0170R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    12,16Jesse GonderC5-10190L-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    18Pumpsie Green2B-SS6-0175B-R291959Not draftedMLB--
    3Tim Harkness1B6-2182L-L251961Not draftedMLB--
    9Jim HickmanOF-1B6-4205R-R261962UDFAMLB--
    22Joe HicksOF6-0180L-R301959Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R391943Not draftedMLB--
    47Jay HookP6-2182L-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    33Ron Hunt2B6-0186R-R221963UDFAMLB--
    15Al JacksonP5-10169L-L271959Not draftedMLB--
    34Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L201963UDFAMLB--
    10Rod Kanehl2B-OF6-1180R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    21Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L181962UDFAMLB--
    19Ken MacKenzieP6-0185R-L291960Not draftedMLB--
    40Al MoranSS6-1190R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie Neal2B-SS5-10165R-R321956Not draftedMLB--
    34Jim PiersallOF6-0175R-R331950Not draftedMLB--
    41Grover PowellP5-10175L-L221963Not draftedMLB--
    29Don RoweP6-0180L-L271963Not draftedMLB--
    43Ted Schreiber3B-SS5-11175R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    5Norm SherryC5-11181R-R311959Not draftedMLB--
    16Dick SmithOF-1B6-2205R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    4,11Duke SniderOF6-0190L-R361947Not draftedMLB--
    36Tracy StallardP6-5205R-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    16Sammy TaylorC6-2185L-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    25Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    2Marv Throneberry1B6-0197L-L291955Not draftedMLB--
    28Carl WilleyP6-0175R-R321958Not draftedMLB--


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