1963 Waycross Braves Roster

Georgia-Florida League (GGL) - Class: A
Team Record: 56-63
3rd in the GGL
Manager: Bill Steinecke (56-63)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves
Location: Waycross, Georgia
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 21,560, Avg. 362
1963 Waycross Braves Statistics

The Waycross Braves of the Georgia-Florida League ended the 1963 season with a record of 56 wins and 63 losses, third in the GGL.

The Braves led the league with 491 runs, sparked by 46 home runs. Waycross allowed 500 runs, most in the circuit. Bill Robinson paced the team with 10 home runs Hal Breeden drove in 64 runs and topped all regular batters by hitting .330. William West and Carl Elmstrom paced the squad with 9 wins each, while Carl Elmstrom recorded a 1.66 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1963 Waycross Braves who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Hal Breeden, Mike Lum and Bill Robinson.

Bill Steinecke served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert AlexanderRRMarch 5, 19456'2"183San Diego, CA US
Ronald MercierRR5'11"190
Mark MekaRR5'8"165
James McEnroeRRNovember 29, 19446'1"195
Thomas MaustLRJune 2, 19436'1"180
Mike LumLLOctober 27, 19456'0"180Honolulu, HI US
Herman LubieskiRRFebruary 3, 19446'3"175
Carl LeDucRRMay 10, 19415'11"170
Theodore KoernerRROctober 23, 19416'1"180
Barry MillerLL6'0"200
Charles PetersenLLJune 25, 19416'4"210
William WestLLFebruary 3, 19446'2"180
James WellsLRApril 20, 19425'10"173
Bill WallinRRAugust 7, 19406'1"190
Jose ThenRR5'10"150
Rondle TarkingtonRR6'4"220
Michael SlivnikLR5'10"180
Hubert SharpLLNovember 8, 19446'4"175
Bill RobinsonRRJune 26, 19436'2"189McKeesport, PA US
Wayne JinskeRRAugust 19, 19415'9"165Stevens Point, WI US
Richard JensenRRJanuary 24, 19456'3"175
Herman ColvardLR6'3"180
Jim BurnsLLJanuary 23, 19426'0"170Carthage, NY US
Hal BreedenRLJune 28, 19446'2"200Albany, GA US
Michael BarrettRRApril 9, 19446'0"180Hempsted, NY US
Frank BallardLRMay 4, 19445'11"185Indianapolis, IN US
John BaileyRLNovember 11, 19416'2"180
Don AntonangeliRRFebruary 7, 19436'0"180
Kenneth AndersonRRDecember 5, 19406'4"187Honolulu, HI US
Jose CruzRRJanuary 6, 19455'11"166Santurce, PR
J. B. DavisRRSeptember 8, 19446'1"185Asheboro, NC US
Hugh HarrisLRApril 28, 19426'3"200
Chuck GiambellucaLRDecember 5, 19425'9"170
Eldridge GeterLLJanuary 29, 19376'2"170Union Point, GA US
Charles GarrettLRJune 6, 19455'10"150Brooksville, FL US
Fred GalloRR5'11"190
Richard EmmertRRApril 20, 19446'1"160Knoxville, TN US
Carl ElmstromRRNovember 30, 19405'11"155Chelsea, MA US
William EiselsteinRRMay 19, 19445'10"150Chattanooga, TN US
Joseph WinchesterRRApril 9, 19446'0"190

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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