Duke Snider appeared in 129 Major League games during the 1963 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Snider appeared in, specifically relating to his 1963 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Snider started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"In the split second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have to think about your stride, your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much, if any, the ball is going to break, and then decide whether to swing at it." - Duke Snider in The Sporting News (November 19, 1952) [ Duke Snider Quotes ]
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Duke Snider 1963 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Duke Snider appeared in 70 games at home, had 189 at-bats, drove in 28 runs, scored 24 times, had 52 hits (5 doubles / 2 triples / 7 home runs), walked 33 times (7 intentional), struck out 38 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 1 times (0 hits & 1 flies), and finished at home with a .275 batting average, .383 on base percentage and .433 slugging average?
On the road, Duke Snider appeared in 59 games, had 165 at-bats, drove in 17 runs, scored 20 times, had 34 hits (3 doubles / 1 triples / 7 home runs), walked 23 times (2 intentional), struck out 36 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .206 batting average, .298 on base percentage and .363 slugging average?
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