1963 New York Mets Roster

The 1963 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1963 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1963 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1963 New York Mets salary list, a 1963 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1963 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"As great as the other men were on the ball club, there comes a time when you get a weakness and it might be physical." - Casey Stengel
1963 New York Mets


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Complete Roster

6-02
205
Right
Right
1938-07-01
6-03
200
Right
Right
1935-01-06
6-02
203
Right
Right
1941-09-11
5-11
215
Right
Right
1936-03-07
6-04
191
Right
Right
1930-02-17
5-10
160
Left
Left
1943-03-20
6-02
182
Right
Left
1936-11-18
5-10
169
Left
Left
1935-12-25
6-00
185
Left
Right
1934-03-10
5-10
175
Left
Left
1940-10-10
6-00
180
Left
Left
1936-04-03
6-05
205
Right
Right
1937-08-31
6-00
175
Right
Right
1931-06-06
6-00
190
Right
Right
1938-05-03
5-09
165
Right
Left
1937-08-25
5-10
190
Right
Left
1936-01-20
5-11
181
Right
Right
1931-07-16
6-02
185
Right
Left
1933-02-27
5-11
170
Right
Right
1937-07-10
6-00
170
Right
Right
1932-03-02
6-00
175
Right
Both
1933-10-27
6-02
182
Left
Left
1937-12-23
6-02
200
Right
Right
1924-04-04
6-00
186
Right
Right
1941-02-23
190
Right
Right
1938-12-05
5-10
165
Right
Right
1931-01-30
5-11
175
Right
Right
1938-07-11
6-00
197
Left
Left
1933-09-02
6-03
202
Left
Left
1937-04-23
5-10
176
Right
Right
1935-12-13
6-00
188
Right
Right
1936-08-20
6-04
205
Right
Right
1937-05-10
6-00
180
Right
Left
1933-04-07
6-00
200
Left
Right
1942-08-04
6-01
180
Right
Right
1934-04-01
6-03
215
Left
Left
1944-11-08
6-00
175
Right
Right
1929-11-14
6-02
205
Right
Right
1939-05-17
6-00
190
Right
Left
1926-09-19
6-03
205
Right
Right
1929-06-11


The 1963 New York Mets played 162 games during the regular season, won 51 games, lost 111 games, and finished in tenth position. They played their home games at the Polo Grounds (Park Factors: 102/106) where 1,080,108 fans witnessed their 1963 Mets finish the season with a .315 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1963 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1963 New York Mets salary list, a 1963 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1963 New York Mets primary starters list:


1963 New York Mets
Salaries

Duke Snider $38,000.00
Ron Hunt $8,000.00
Ed Kranepool $7,500.00
Pumpsie Green $7,000.00

Did you know that a 1963 New York Mets Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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