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SELECTED STATISTICS FROM 1962

April 22, 1963
April 22, 1963

Table of Contents
April 22, 1963

Yesterday/Yankee Stadium
Just A Second
Boston's Wizard
I Changed My Game
Smoker Poker
Yacht Club
  • AN IDEAL YACHT CLUB SHOULD BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE SPORT IT IS DESIGNED FOR. IN THE MODEL PICTURED HERE, AND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES, A FORMER STAR CLASS RACING CHAMPION WHO IS ALSO A LEADING CALIFORNIA ARCHITECT OUTLINES IN DETAIL HIS IDEA OF WHAT THE PERFECT YACHT CLUB SHOULD BE

Boating
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Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

SELECTED STATISTICS FROM 1962

A meaningful report that reveals the true value of a baseball player to his team and the reasons a club finished where it did

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EFFECTIVE TEAM PITCHING

NATIONAL LEAGUE

at bats

Opponents'
hits

BA

Los Angeles (.268)

5,665

1,386

.245

San Francisco (.278)

5,578

1,399

.251

St. Louis (.271)

5,534

1,394

.252

Cincinnati (.270)

5,499

1,397

.254

Houston (.246)

5,573

1,446

.259

Pittsburgh (.268)

5,475

1,433

.262

Milwaukee (.252)

5,503

1,443

.262

Philadelphia (.260)

5,472

1,469

.268

Chicago (.253)

5,542

1,509

.272

New York (.240)

5,619

1,577

.281

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York (.267)

5,564

1,375

.247

Baltimore (.248)

5,523

1,373

.249

Chicago (.257)

5,500

1,380

.251

Los Angeles (.250)

5,584

1,412

.253

Minnesota (.260)

5,524

1,400

.253

Washington (.250)

5,472

1,400

.256

Cleveland (.245)

5,467

1,410

.258

Boston (.258)

5,485

1,416

.258

Detroit (.248)

5,613

1,452

.259

Kansas City (.263)

5,507

1,450

.263

EFFECTIVE TEAM SCORING

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Runners
on base

Runners
scored

Pct.
scoring

San Francisco

2,117

878

.415

Los Angeles

2,114

842

.398

Cincinnati

2,062

802

.389

St. Louis

2,088

774

.371

Pittsburgh

1,917

706

.368

Milwaukee

1,991

730

.367

Philadelphia

1,994

705

.354

Chicago

1,941

632

.326

New York

1,966

617

.314

Houston

1,901

592

.311

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

2,125

817

.384

Minnesota

2,125

798

.376

Detroit

2,036

758

.372

Kansas City

2,065

745

.361

Cleveland

1,897

682

.360

Los Angeles

2,008

718

.358

Boston

1,981

707

.357

Baltimore

1,911

652

.341

Chicago

2,076

707

.341

Washington

1,851

599

.324

EFFECTIVE PITCHERS

NATIONAL LEAGUE

at bats

Opponents'
hits

BA

Koufax, LA (14-7)

680

134

.197

Gibson, StL (15-13)

853

174

204

Bennett, Phil (9-9)

643

144

.224

Drysdale, LA (25-9)

1,185

272

.230

Farrell, Hous (10-20)

903

210

.233

Sanford, SF (24-7)

995

233

.234

Marichal, SF (18-11)

994

233

.234

Francis, Pitt (9-8)

651

153

.235

Broglio, StL (12-9)

815

193

.237

O'Toole, Cin (16-13)

931

222

.238

Pierce, SF (16-6)

614

147

.239

Purkey, Cin (25-5)

1,083

260

.240

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Aguirre, Det (16-8)

792

162

.205

Cheney, Wash (7-9)

630

134

.213

Belinsky, LA (10-11)

691

149

.216

Terry, NY (23-12)

1,114

257

.231

Wilson, Bos (12-8)

706

163

.231

Stafford, NY (14-9)

806

188

.233

Stenhouse, Wash (11-12)

723

169

.234

Pizarro, Chi (12-14)

772

182

.236

Pfister, KC (4-14)

736

175

.238

Estrada, Balt (9-17)

830

199

.240

Pascual, Minn (20-11)

978

236

.241

Kaat, Minn (18-14)

1,002

243

.243

BEST AT GETTING ON BASE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Times at
plate

Times on
base

On Base
pct.

Robinson, Cin (.342)

701

295

.421

Musial, StL (.330)

505

210

.416

Altman, Chi (.318)

603

237

.393

Skinner, Pitt (.302)

597

234

.392

H. Aaron, Mil (.323)

667

260

.390

White, StL (.324)

682

263

.386

Mays, SF (.304)

706

271

.384

Mathews, Mil (.265)

643

245

.381

T. Davis. LA (.346)

711

265

.373

Fairly, LA (.278)

555

206

.371

Williams, Chi (.298)

699

258

.369

Boyer, StL (.291)

691

254

.368

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.321)

502

244

.486

Siebern, KC (.308)

719

296

.412

Runnels, Bos (.326)

650

265

.408

Cunningham, Chi (.295)

652

263

.403

Robinson, Chi (.312)

684

261

.382

Cash, Det (.243)

629

240

.382

Colavito, Det (.273)

707

262

.371

Rollins, Minn (.298)

721

267

.370

Allison, Minn (.266)

613

226

.369

Killebrew, Minn (.243)

666

244

.366

Green, Minn (.271)

724

264

.365

A. Smith, Chi (.292)

575

209

.363

EXTRA BASE POWER

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Total
hits

Extra-base
hits

Pct.

Mays, SF (.304)

189

90

.476

Robinson, Cin (.342)

208

92

.442

Howard, LA (.296)

146

62

.425

Mathews, Mil (.265)

142

60

.423

H. Aaron, Mil (.323)

191

79

.414

Thomas, NY (.266)

152

60

.395

Banks, Chi (.269)

164

63

.384

Skinner, Pitt (.302)

154

56

.364

Sievers, Phil (.262)

125

45

.360

Edwards, Cin (.254)

115

41

.357

Brock, Chi (.263)

114

40

.351

Pinson, Cin (.292)

181

61

.337

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Killebrew, Minn (.243)

134

70

.522

Cash, Det (.243)

123

57

.463

Maris, NY (.256)

151

68

.450

Clinton, Bos (.294)

117

52

.444

Allison, Minn (.266)

138

61

.442

Kaline, Det (.304)

121

51

.421

Colavito, Det (.273)

164

69

.421

Brandt, Balt (.255)

129

53

.411

Gentile, Balt (.251)

137

55

.401

Romano, Clev (.261)

120

47

.392

Wagner, LA (.268)

164

63

.384

Mantle, NY (.321)

121

46

.380

EFFECTIVE BASE STEALING

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Attempts

Stolen
bases

Pct.

Mays, SF

20

18

.900

Wills, LA

117

104

.889

W. Davis, LA

39

32

.821

Clendenon, Pitt

20

16

.800

Roseboro, LA

15

12

.800

Pinson, Cin

34

26

.765

Savage, Phil

21

16

.762

T. Davis, LA

24

18

.750

Mejias, Hous

16

12

.750

Javier, StL

35

26

.743

Altman, Chi

26

19

.731

Gilliam, LA

24

17

.708

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Howser, KC

21

19

.905

Wood, Det

27

24

.889

Charles, KC

24

20

.833

Tartabull, KC

24

19

.792

Hinton, Wash

38

28

.737

Landis, Chi

26

19

.731

Aparicio, Chi

43

31

.721

Pearson, LA

21

15

.714

Bruton, Det

21

14

.667

Cottier, Wash

22

14

.636

Piersall, Wash

19

12

.632

Hershberger, Chi

16

10

.625

BEST AGAINST FIRST DIVISION

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Season
record

1st-division
record

Pct.
wins

Bruce, Hous

10-9

7-5

.700

Baldschun, Phil

12-7

8-3

.667

Broglio, StL

12-9

8-5

.667

Buhl, Chi

12-14

8-9

.667

Short, Phil

11-9

7-5

.636

O'Toole, Cin

16-13

10-6

.625

Simmons, StL

10-10

6-7

.600

Farrell, Hous

10-20

6-11

.600

Marichal, SF

18-11

10-7

.556

Purkey, Cin

23-5

12-1

.522

Drysdale, LA

25-9

12-3

.480

O'Dell, SF

19-14

9-6

.474

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Daniels, Wash

7-16

7-9

1.000

Fisher, Chi

9-5

8-3

.889

Fisher, Balt

7-9

6-5

.857

Segui, KC

8-5

6-3

.750

Roberts, Balt

10-9

7-4

.700

Schwall, Bos

9-15

6-11

.667

Wickersham, KC

11-4

7-3

.636

Stenhouse, Wash

11-12

7-8

.636

Bell, Clev

10-9

6-6

.600

Pappas, Balt

12-10

7-7

.583

Stafford, NY

14-9

8-5

.571

Conley, Bos

15-14

8-8

.533

BEST AGAINST SECOND DIVISION

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Season
record

2nd-division
record

Pct.
wins

Sturdivant, Pitt

9-5

8-2

.889

Hamilton, Phil

9-12

8-2

.889

Roebuck, LA

10-2

8-1

.800

Law, Pitt

10-7

8-2

.800

Haddix, Pitt

9-6

7-2

.778

Ellsworth, Chi

9-20

7-6

.778

Jackson, NY

8-20

6-10

.750

Hendley, Mil

11-13

8-6

.727

Spehn, Mil

18-14

13-8

.722

Williams, LA

14-12

10-3

.714

Pierce, SF

16-6

11-3

.688

Friend, Pitt

18-14

12-4

.667

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Wynn, Chi

7-15

7-11

1.000

Mossi, Det

11-13

9-8

.818

Belinsky, LA

10-11

8-7

.800

Barber, Balt

9-6

7-2

.778

Bridges, NY

8-4

6-2

.750

Ford, NY

17-8

12-4

.706

Pizarro, Chi

12-14

8-8

.667

Kralick, Minn

12-11

8-5

.667

Estrada, Balt

9-17

6-4

.667

Herbert, Chi

20-9

13-4

.650

Chance, LA

14-10

9-3

.643

Bunning, Det

19-10

12-4

.632