NEVADA DUSTERS
July 1963 Recap


Nevada Dusters     July 1963     August 1963   
The Story of a
Major League
Baseball Franchise
Clete Boyer, Donn Clendenon, Dave McNally, Gary Kolb
The month in review.


Home
Away

July 3-5
Game 1: Dusters 2, Pirates 0
Game 2: Pirates 5, Dusters 3
Game 3: Pirates 6, Dusters 2
Nevada loses series 1-2
60-24
ALL STAR BREAK
July 12-14
Game 1: Dusters 7, Cubs 6
Game 2: Cubs 6, Dusters 4
Game 3: Dusters 7, Cubs 1
Nevada wins series 2-1
62-25
July 15-17
Game 1: Dusters 9, Phillies 2
Game 2: Phillies 1, Dusters 0
Game 3: Dusters 3, Phillies 1
Nevada wins series 2-1
64-26
July 18-20
Game 1: Reds 3, Dusters 1
Game 2: Dusters 7, Reds 4
Game 3: Reds 4, Dusters 2
Nevada loses series 1-2
65-28
July 21-23
Game 1: Dusters 3, Colt .45s 0
Game 2: Dusters 3, Colt .45s 2
Game 3: Dusters 6, Colt .45s 4
Nevada wins series 3-0
68-28
July 24-26
Game 1: Dusters 7, Mets 3
Game 2: Dusters 12, Mets 10
Game 3: Dusters 7, Mets 4
Nevada wins series 3-0
71-28
July 27-29
Game 1: Reds 3, Dusters 0
Game 2: Dusters 7, Reds 2
Game 3: Reds 2, Dusters 0
Nevada loses series 1-2
72-30
July 31-August 2
Game 1: Dusters 3, Cardinals 2
Game 2: Cardinals 5, Dusters 4
Game 3: Cardinals 4, Dusters 3
Nevada loses series 1-2
73-32


National League Standings
August 1, 1963
W
L
PCT.
GB
Last 10
BA
ERA
Nevada
73
30
.709
-
6-4
.273
3.12
Cincinnati
64
37
.634
8.0
7-3
.267
3.47
Los Angeles
61
43
.587
12.5
8-2
.279
3.84
St. Louis
55
45
.550
16.5
5-5
.265
3.89
San Francisco
55
46
.545
17.0
3-7
.262
3.39
Chicago
52
49
.515
20.0
6-4
.243
3.66
Philadelphia
45
56
.446
27.0
3-7
.256
4.69
Pittsburgh
41
60
.406
31.0
6-4
.244
4.08
New York
34
67
.337
38.0
3-7
.246
5.24
Houston
27
74
.267
45.0
2-8
.229
4.31

American League Standings
August 1, 1963
W
L
PCT.
GB
Last 10
BA
ERA
Minnesota
75
29
.721
-
6-4
.257
3.41
Detroit
60
41
.594
13.5
7-3
.249
3.40
Baltimore
57
44
.564
16.5
3-7
.247
3.48
Boston
58
46
.558
17.0
9-1
.255
4.03
Cleveland
51
50
.505
22.5
4-6
.247
3.75
Chicago
48
53
.475
25.5
5-5
.234
3.76
New York
47
55
.461
27.0
3-7
.237
3.71
Washington
44
57
.436
29.5
5-5
.232
3.86
Kansas City
39
62
.386
34.5
4-6
.247
4.89
Los Angeles
30
72
.294
44.0
4-6
.237
4.82



Dusters Batting
G
AB
H
2B
3B
HR
BB
K
SB
R
RBI
BA
OBP
SLG
Jerry Adair (2B)
93
376
106
18
5
20
25
65
1
45
75
.282
.329
.516
George Banks (OF)
59
136
43
5
1
5
24
28
1
24
18
.316
.426
.478
Clete Boyer (3B)
93
309
70
9
3
12
36
73
3
32
49
.227
.312
.392
Donn Clendenon (1B)
97
305
95
16
4
7
39
76
7
46
43
.311
.394
.459
Jim Fregosi (SS)
94
385
114
17
7
5
30
91
7
60
35
.296
.348
.416
Julio Gotay (IF)
28
73
19
4
0
0
4
20
0
12
4
.260
.341
.315
Gary Kolb (OF)
47
97
31
4
4
3
10
22
0
15
20
.320
.378
.536
J.C. Martin (C)
61
116
31
5
2
5
14
17
0
17
22
.267
.341
.474
Lee Maye (RF)
95
384
103
12
8
12
42
78
11
68
55
.268
.348
.435
Albie Pearson (CF)
100
376
119
13
4
12
62
37
3
74
53
.316
.418
.468
Vic Power (1B)
94
146
41
4
4
5
13
5
0
26
21
.281
.335
.466
Johnny Roseboro (C)
92
294
61
10
3
10
36
64
3
40
33
.207
.305
.364
Bob Saverine (IF)
21
48
11
1
0
0
4
12
0
2
3
.229
.283
.250
Billy Williams (LF)
99
372
117
15
12
11
49
50
4
57
75
.315
.395
.508
TOTALS
3417
961
133
57
107
388
638
40
518
506
.261
.354
.434

Dusters Pitching
G
GS
W
L
ERA
IP
R
ER
H
HR
BB
K
OBA
CG
SO
Starters
Steve Barber
22
22
15
3
2.80
160.2
53
50
139
8
64
108
.229
5
1
Al Downing
13
13
7
3
2.75
88.1
27
27
66
5
29
84
.205
2
2
Joe Horlen
22
22
7
2
4.01
139.0
75
62
132
11
56
96
.241
1
0
Denny McLain
3
2
1
1
3.86
14.0
6
6
13
2
4
8
.245
0
0
Dave McNally
21
21
10
5
2.52
128.1
41
36
102
14
61
114
.217
0
0
Pete Richert
17
17
8
2
4.35
101.1
54
49
98
9
40
84
.244
0
0
-
-
48
16
3.38
531.2
256
230
550
49
254
494
.230
8
3
Bullpen                                                                          SV
BS
Jim Brewer
17
0
2
1
2.88
25.0
10
8
24
2
8
28
.235
0
0
Bill Dailey
49
0
6
3
1.64
60.1
12
11
53
5
28
40
.240
0
4
Dave DeBusschere
15
0
1
2
5.50
18.0
11
11
24
3
5
21
.308
1
0
Bob Duliba
29
0
4
3
5.80
40.1
26
26
44
9
23
30
.275
0
2
Claude Raymond
46
0
5
2
1.75
56.2
13
11
47
4
27
41
.218
0
3
Hal Reniff
64
0
6
3
2.18
62.0
16
15
43
5
35
43
.190
37
4
Dwight Siebler
13
6
1
0
2.51
43.0
16
12
41
5
16
23
.253
2
0
-
6
25
14
3.18
305.1
104
94
276
33
142
226
.246
40
13


AAA (Bakersfield) Batting
G
AB
H
2B
3B
HR
BB
K
SB
R
RBI
BA
OBP
SLG
Bob Bailey (3B)
114
447
124
19
5
15
46
80
5
58
39
.277
.347
.443
Rico Carty (OF)
108
404
128
24
3
14
53
65
5
52
70
.317
.396
.495
Willie Horton (LF)
98
351
123
23
2
4
48
49
8
46
49
.350
.434
.462
Sonny Jackson (SS)
106
395
106
22
4
4
32
88
6
46
44
.268
.326
.375
Ed Kranepool (1B)
98
330
98
28
3
6
33
56
4
48
35
.297
.362
.455
Denis Menke (2B)
108
393
108
11
4
7
31
78
12
49
42
.275
.328
.377

AAA (Bakersfield) Pitching
G
GS
W
L
ERA
IP
R
ER
H
HR
BB
K
OBA
CG
SO
Wally Bunker
17
17
9
0
3.76
103.0
49
43
86
2
45
79
.218
0
0
Joe Hoerner
24
1
0
2
4.38
61.2
39
30
58
6
20
42
.239
0
0
Mickey Lolich
13
12
4
4
4.98
65.0
45
36
70
5
30
34
.264
0
0
Denny McLain
15
15
4
1
3.86
89.1
52
43
86
5
30
63
.243
0
0


NL Financial Report
Average
Attendance
Revenue
(YTD)
Team
Payroll
Profit
(YTD)
Cash
Chicago
32,076
$707,000
$714,000
$43,000
$275,000
Cincinnati
27,524
$488,000
$926,000
$166,000
$13,000
Houston
22,954
$386,000
$545,000
$84,000
$99,000
Los Angeles
40,521
$853,000
$1,008,000
$35,000
$265,000
Nevada
25,675
$515,000
$407,000
$75,000
$307,000
New York
27,950
$841,000
$281,000
$367,000
$688,000
Philadelphia
27,345
$586,000
$733,000
$56,000
$153,000
Pittsburgh
17,659
$385,000
$751,000
$202,000
$40,000
San Francisco
48,737
$1,110,000
$1,193,000
$20,000
$436,000
St. Louis
38,491
$534,000
$810,000
$141,000
$86,000



July Hot Stats
[Combined home runs, stolen bases, and starters' win-loss record]
HR
SB
W-L
Baltimore Orioles
89
53
40-30
Boston Red Sox
104
25
37-32
Chicago Cubs
90
38
37-38
Chicago White Sox
61
61
32-41
Cincinnati Reds
102
37
54-24
Cleveland Indians
114
48
33-30
Detroit Tigers
120
40
41-35
Houston Colt 45's
42
55
23-48
Kansas City Athletics
75
50
28-48
Los Angeles Dodgers
107
71
36-28
Los Angeles Angels
81
28
25-52
Minnesota Twins
148
31
55-22
Nevada Dusters
107
40
49-16
New York Mets
88
35
18-43
New York Yankees
113
32
43-22
Philadelphia Phillies
93
46
28-37
Pittsburgh Pirates
68
24
26-42
San Francisco Giants
97
40
44-36
St. Louis Cardinals
105
48
35-28
Washington Senators
67
64
26-36



July NL Leaderboards
BATTING AVERAGE
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  .335
Bill Skowron (LAD)  .329
Bill White (STL)  .326
Albie Pearson (NEV)  .316
Billy Williams (NEV)  .315
Tommy Davis (LAD)  .313
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  .311
Donn Clendenon (NEV)  .311
Wes Covington (PHI)  .301
Felipe Alou (SFG)  .301
HITS
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  134
Tommy Davis (LAD)  133
Bill White (STL)  133
Willie Davis (LAD)  132
Maury Wills (LAD)  129
Bill Skowron (LAD)  126
Felipe Alou (SFG)  126
Julian Javier (STL)  120
Albie Pearson (NEV)  119
Billy Williams (NEV)  117
DOUBLES
Cliff Cook (NYM)  22
Orlando Cepeda (SFG)  22
Johnny Callison (PHI)  21
Stan Musial (STL)  21
Jim Davenport (SFG)  20
George Altman (STL)  20
Andre Rodgers (CHC)  19
Hank Aarons (CHC)  19
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  19
Bob Skinner (PIT)  19
TRIPLES
Willie Davis (LAD)  13
Billy Williams (NEV)  12
Charlie Neal (NYM)  11
Roberto Clemente (PIT)  11
Willie Mays (SFG)  11
Bill White (STL)  11
Tony Taylor (PHI)  10
Felipe Alou (SFG)  10
Lee Maye (NEV)  8
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  8
HOME RUNS
Ernie Banks (CHC)  33
Hank Aaron (CHC)  22
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  21
Bill White (STL)  21
Willie Davis (LAD)  20
Frank Howard (LAD)  20
Jerry Adair (NEV)  20
Orlando Cepeda (SFG)  19
George Altman (STL)  19
Gene Freese (CIN)  18
TOTAL BASES
Bill White (STL)  234
Willie Davis (LAD)  232
Ernie Banks (CHC)  230
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  211
Felipe Alou (SFG)  203
Hank Aaron (CHC)  202
George Altman (STL)  201
Tommy Davis (LAD)  198
Willie Mays (SFG)  196
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  194
WALKS
Stan Musial (STL)  80
Jim Gilliam (LAD)  65
Jim Hickman (NYM)  65
Willie Mays (SFG)  65
Hank Aarons (CHC)  63
Ed Bailey (SFG)  62
Albie Pearson (NEV)  62
Duke Snider (NYM)  60
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  54
George Altman (STL)  53
STEALS
Maury Wills (LAD)  35
Lou Brock (CHC)  16
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  16
Tony Taylor (PHI)  15
Johnny Temple (HOU)  14
Felipe Alou (SFG)  14
Vada Pinson (CIN)  13
Jim Gilliam (LAD)  12
Willie Davis (LAD)  11
Lee Maye (NEV)  11
RUNS
Willie Davis (LAD)  84
Bill White (STL)  83
Felipe Alou (SFG)  79
George Altman (STL)  78
Tony Taylor (PHI)  77
Albie Pearson (NEV)  74
Hank Aaron (CHC)  73
Frank Robinson (CIN)  72
Maury Wills (LAD)  71
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  71
RUNS BATTED IN
Ernie Banks (CHC)  96
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  87
Willie Davis (LAD)  81
Ken Boyer (STL)  80
Jerry Adair (NEV)  75
Billy Williams (NEV)  75
Bill White (STL)  72
George Altman (STL)  72
Tommy Davis (LAD  )70
Gene Freese (CIN)  67
ON BASE PERCENTAGE
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  .425
Albie Pearson (NEV)  .418
Bill White (STL)  .402
Jim Gilliam (LAD)  .399
Willie Mays (SFG)  .396
Billy Williams (NEV)  .395
Hank Aaron (CHC)  .394
Donn Clendenon (NEV)  .394
Stan Musial (STL)  .392
Bill Skowron (LAD)  .391
SLUGGING PERCENTAGE
Ernie Banks (CHC)  .576
Bill White (STL)  .574
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  .534
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  .528
Willie Davis (LAD)  .527
George Altman (STL)  .525
Hank Aaron (CHC)  .522
Orlando Cepeda (SFG)  .519
Jerry Adair (NEV)  .516
Billy Williams (NEV)  .508
PRODUCTION
Bill White (STL)  .976
Tony Gonzalez (PHI)  .953
Ernie Banks (CHC)  .924
Hank Aaron (CHC)  .916
George Altman (STL)  .913
Gordy Coleman (CIN)  .912
Billy Williams (NEV)  .903
Willie Mays (SFG)  .902
Willie Davis (LAD)  .893
Bill Skowron (LAD)  .892
STARTS
Don Schwall (PIT)  24
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  22
Don Drysdale (LAD)  22
Sandy Koufax (LAD)  22
Steve Barber (NEV)  22
Joe Horlen (NEV)  22
Galen Cisco (NYM)  22
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  22
Larry Jackson (CHC)  21
Bob Buhl (CHC)  21
APPEARANCES
Hal Reniff (NEV)  64
Jack Baldschun (PHI)  57
Ryne Duren (PHI)  53
Lindy McDaniel (CHC)  52
Hal Woodeshick (HOU)  51
Ed Roebuck (LAD)  50
Tracy Stallard (NYM)  50
Larry Sherry (LAD)  49
Bill Dailey (NEV)  49
Dallas Green (PHI)  49
WINS
Steve Barber (NEV)  15
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  13
Jim O'Toole (CIN)  12
Jim Maloney (CIN)  12
Bob Purkey (CIN)  12
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  12
Joey Jay (CIN)  11
Jack Sanford (SFG)  11
Sandy Koufax (LAD)  10
Dave McNally (NEV)  10
WINNING PERCENTAGE
Steve Barber (NEV)  .833
Joe Horlen (NEV) .778
Sandy Koufax (LAD)  .769
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  .765
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  .750
Joey Jay (CIN)  .733
Jim Maloney (CIN)  .706
Bob Purkey (CIN)  .706
Joe Nuxhall (CIN)  .700
Jack Sanford (SFG)  .688
SAVES
Hal Reniff (NEV)  37
Stu Miller (SFG)  25
Don Elston (CHC)  21
Ryne Duren (PHI)  19
Bill Henry (CIN)  17
Ed Bauta (STL)  17
Ron Perranoski (STL)  13
Ken Mackenzie (NYM)  13
Roy Face (PIT)  11
Don McMahon (HOU)  10
STRIKEOUTS
Jim Maloney (CIN)  152
Don Drysdale (LAD)  149
Sandy Koufax (LAD)  144
Bob Gibson (STL)  121
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  118
Ernie Broglio (STL)  115
Dave McNally (NEV)  114
Dennis Bennett (PHI)  111
Johnny Podres (LAD)  108
Steve Barber (NEV)  108
COMPLETE GAMES
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  8
Don Drysdale (LAD)  7
Jim O'Toole (CIN)  6
Larry Jackson (CHC)  5
Jim Maloney (CIN)  5
Bob Purkey (CIN)  5
Ken Johnson (HOU)  5
Steve Barber (NEV)  5
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  5
Joey Jay (CIN)  4
SHUTOUTS
Jim Maloney (CIN)  4
Curt Simmons (STL)  4
Joey Jay (CIN)  3
Don Drysdale (LAD)  3
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  3
Larry Jackson (CHC)  2
Bob Purkey (CIN)  2
Ken Johnson (HOU)  2
Al Downing (NEV)  2
Vern Law (PIT)  2
INNINGS PITCHED
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  165.0
Steve Barber (NEV)  160.2
Don Drysdale (LAD)  157.2
Jack Sanford (SFG)  156.1
Bob Purkey (CIN)  148.1
Jim Maloney (CIN)  147.1
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  147.1
Billy Pierce (SFG)  143.1
Curt Simmons (STL)  139.1
Joe Horlen (NEV)  139.0
ERA
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  2.13
Ken Johnson (HOU)  2.29
Bob Purkey (CIN)  2.31
Jack Fisher (SFG)  2.47
Dave McNally (NEV)  2.52
Larry Jackson (CHC)  2.57
Jim Maloney (CIN)  2.63
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  2.65
Jack Sanford (SFG)  2.76
Steve Barber (NEV)  2.80
OPPONENTS' AVERAGE
Billy Pierce (SFG)  .209
Jim Maloney (CIN)  .212
Carl Willey (NYM)  .212
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  .217
Dave McNally (NEV)  .217
Ken Johnson (HOU)  .223
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  .223
Curt Simmons (STL)  .225
Joe Nuxhall (CIN)  .228
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  .228
RUNNERS / 9 IP
Vern Law (PIT)  10.17
Bob Purkey (CIN)  10.19
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  10.31
Carl Willey (NYM)  10.50
Billy Pierce (SFG)  10.61
Ken Johnson (HOU)  10.62
Art Mahaffey (PHI)  10.63
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  10.68
Harvey Haddix (PIT)  10.72
Joe Nuxhall (CIN)  10.96
QUALITY STARTS
Steve Barber (NEV)  17
Billy Pierce (SFG)  16
Dick Ellsworth (CHC)  15
Jim Maloney (CIN)  15
Bob Purkey (CIN)  15
Ken Johnson (HOU)  14
Don Cardwell (PIT)  14
Jack Sanford (SFG)  14
Billy O'Dell (SFG)  14
Don Drysdale (LAD)  13