1964 Syracuse Chiefs Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 88-66
Finished 2nd in the IL
Manager: Frank Carswell (88-66)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Syracuse, New York
Ballpark: MacArthur Stadium
Attendance: 189,698, Avg. 2,464
1964 Syracuse Chiefs Statistics

Playoffs - Syracuse Chiefs 4 games, Buffalo Bisons 3
Finals - Rochester Red Wings 4 games, Syracuse Chiefs 2

The Syracuse Chiefs of the International League ended the 1964 season with a record of 88 wins and 66 losses, finishing second in the IL.

The Chiefs topped the league with 706 runs, ignited by 145 home runs. Syracuse surrendered 614 runs. Mack Jones walloped 39 home runs for the team, while Ray Oyler, Willie Horton and Jim Northrup each added 20 or more, too. Mack Jones drove in 102 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .317. Bruce Brubaker led the team with 15 wins, and Johnnie Seale recorded a 2.58 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1964 Syracuse Chiefs who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were George Smith, Willie Horton, Willie Smith, Pat Dobson, Jerry Hinsley, Chico Fernandez, Larry Foster, John Sullivan, Julio Navarro, Ray Oyler, Fritz Fisher, Tommy Matchick, Bob Dustal, Wally Post, Don Bryant, Jackie Moore, Jack DiLauro, Fred Gladding, Mack Jones, Doug Gallagher, Tom Timmermann, Jack Hamilton, Jim Northrup, Bill Roman, Bill Faul, Denny McLain, Dick Egan, Johnnie Seale, Mickey Stanley, Neil Chrisley, Bruce Brubaker, Leo Marentette and Paul Foytack.

Frank Carswell served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Clifford AdamsRRFebruary 6, 19376'1"180
Bruce BrubakerRRDecember 29, 19416'1"198Harrisburg, PA US
Don BryantRRJuly 13, 19416'5"200Jasper, FL US
Neil ChrisleyLRDecember 16, 19316'3"187Calhoun Falls, SC US
Jack DiLauroSLMarch 3, 19436'2"185Akron, OH US
Pat DobsonRRFebruary 12, 19426'3"190Buffalo, NY US
Bob DustalRRSeptember 28, 19356'0"172Sayreville, NJ US
Dick EganLLMarch 24, 19376'4"193Berkeley, CA US
Bill FaulRRApril 21, 19405'10"184Cincinnati, OH US
Chico FernandezRRMarch 2, 19326'0"165La Habana, La Habana CU
Fritz FisherLLNovember 28, 19416'1"180Adrian, MI US
Larry FosterLRDecember 24, 19376'0"185Lansing, MI US
Paul FoytackRRNovember 16, 19305'11"175Scranton, PA US
Doug GallagherRLFebruary 21, 19406'3"195Fremont, OH US
Fred GladdingLRJune 28, 19366'1"220Flat Rock, MI US
Jack HamiltonRRDecember 25, 19386'0"200Burlington, IA US
Jerry HinsleyRRApril 9, 19455'11"165Hugo, OK US
Willie HortonRROctober 18, 19425'11"209Arno, VA US
Mack JonesLRNovember 6, 19386'1"180Atlanta, GA US
Leo MarentetteRRFebruary 18, 19416'2"200Detroit, MI US
Tommy MatchickLRSeptember 7, 19436'1"173Hazleton, PA US
Denny McLainRRMarch 29, 19446'1"185Chicago, IL US
Jackie MooreRRFebruary 19, 19396'0"180Jay, FL US
Julio NavarroRRJanuary 9, 19346'0"175Vieques, PR
Jim NorthrupLRNovember 24, 19396'3"190Breckenridge, MI US
Ray OylerRRAugust 4, 19375'11"165Indianapolis, IN US
Al PehanickRRAugust 27, 19356'5"195Scranton, PA US
Wally PostRRJuly 9, 19296'1"190St. Wendelin, OH US
Bill RomanLLOctober 11, 19386'4"190Detroit, MI US
John RyanLRDecember 4, 19395'10"170Oshawa, ON CA
Legrant ScottRRAugust 27, 19385'9"165
Johnnie SealeLLNovember 14, 19385'10"155Edgewater, CO US
George SmithRRJuly 7, 19375'10"170St. Petersburg, FL US
Willie SmithLLFebruary 11, 19396'0"182Anniston, AL US
Mickey StanleyRRJuly 20, 19426'1"185Grand Rapids, MI US
John SullivanLRJanuary 3, 19416'0"195Somerville, NJ US
Gail ThomasRRAugust 1, 19346'0"185
Tom TimmermannRRMay 12, 19406'4"215Breese, IL US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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