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1963 Los Angeles Dodgers season

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General manager(s)  Buzzie Bavasi
Local television  KTTV (11)
Manager(s)  Walter Alston
1963 Los Angeles Dodgers season
Owner(s)  Walter O'Malley, James & Dearie Mulvey
Local radio  KFI Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett KWKW Jose Garcia, Jaime Jarrín

The 1963 Los Angeles Dodgers were led by pitcher Sandy Koufax, who won both the Cy Young Award and the Most Valuable Player Award. The team went 99–63 to win the National League title by six games over the runner-up St. Louis Cardinals and beat the New York Yankees in four games to win the 1963 World Series, marking the first time that the Yankees were ever swept in the postseason.

Contents

Offseason

  • October 14, 1962: Norm Sherry and Dick Smith was purchased from the Dodgers by the New York Mets.
  • November 26, 1962: Stan Williams was traded by the Dodgers to the New York Yankees for Bill Skowron.
  • November 30, 1962: Tim Harkness and Larry Burright were traded by the Dodgers to the New York Mets for Bob Miller.
  • January 24, 1963: Scott Breeden (minors) was traded by the Dodgers to the Cincinnati Reds for Don Zimmer.
  • April 1, 1963: Duke Snider was purchased from the Dodgers by the New York Mets.
  • Notable transactions

  • June 24, 1963: Don Zimmer was purchased from the Dodgers by the Washington Senators.
  • July 20, 1963: Ed Roebuck was traded by the Dodgers to the Washington Senators for Marv Breeding.
  • Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Game 1

    October 2, 1963, at Yankee Stadium in New York

    Game 2

    October 3, 1963, at Yankee Stadium in New York

    Game 3

    October 5, 1963, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles

    Game 4

    October 6, 1963, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles

    Awards and honors

  • National League Most Valuable Player
  • Sandy Koufax
  • National League Cy Young Award
  • Sandy Koufax
  • World Series Most Valuable Player
  • Sandy Koufax
  • Associated Press Athlete of the Year
  • Sandy Koufax
  • All-Stars

  • 1963 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
  • Tommy Davis starter
  • Don Drysdale reserve
  • Sandy Koufax reserve
  • Maury Wills reserve
  • Sporting News

  • TSN Major League Manager of the Year Award
  • Walter Alston
  • TSN Pitcher of the Year Award
  • Sandy Koufax
  • TSN Major League Player of the Year Award
  • Sandy Koufax
  • TSN National League All-Star
  • Tommy Davis
  • Sandy Koufax
  • Jim Gilliam
  • References

    1963 Los Angeles Dodgers season Wikipedia


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