Vintage photo of Topps 1963 Rookie All Star Team.
Members of the Topps Rookie All-Star Team are shown at Waldorf Astoria October 24th, where they received their awards at luncheon ceremony. Front row, left to right: Billy Cowan, Salt Lake City Bears minor league player of the year; Jimmie Hall, Minnesota Twins; Pete Rose, Cincinnati Reds, second base; Jesse Gonder, New York Mets, catcher; and Tommy Harper, Cincinnati Reds, outfield. Back row, in same order: Rusty Staub, Houston Colts, first base; Gary Peters, Chicago White Sox, pitcher; Ray Culp, Philadelphia Phillies, righthanded pitcher; and Vic Davalillo, Clevland Indians, outifeld, shortstop, White Sox. Al Weis was absent. The rookie awards are sponsored by the Topps Chewing Gum Company.