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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
15 8268 .287 .349 .462 122 61.5
Birth Date5-20-1931
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age88 years, 5 months, 23 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
1955 SLN 24 147 574 140 27 2 18 37 67 1 22 17 .264 .311 .425 103 4.7 -2.3 -0.6 1.9
1956 SLN 25 150 639 182 30 2 26 38 65 1 8 3 .306 .347 .494 123 21.8 1.6 11.2 5.7
1957 SLN 26 142 598 144 18 3 19 44 77 1 12 8 .265 .318 .414 108 9.8 0.0 8.4 3.8
1958 SLN 27 150 631 175 21 9 23 49 53 3 11 6 .307 .360 .496 124 21.5 3.9 25.3 7.5
1959 SLN 28 149 633 174 18 5 28 67 77 2 12 6 .309 .384 .508 144 41.4 2.0 11.7 7.9
1960 SLN 29 151 616 168 26 10 32 56 77 4 8 7 .304 .370 .562 144 37.8 -3.7 13.5 7.0
1961 SLN 30 153 663 194 26 11 24 68 91 1 6 3 .329 .397 .533 139 37.3 2.4 2.0 6.5
1962 SLN 31 160 691 178 27 5 24 75 104 1 12 7 .291 .369 .470 128 30.4 0.9 2.0 5.7
1963 SLN 32 159 693 176 28 2 24 70 90 2 1 0 .285 .358 .454 123 23.1 -1.8 0.5 4.7
1964 SLN 33 162 704 185 30 10 24 70 85 2 3 5 .295 .365 .489 137 32.8 -0.7 -3.2 5.5
1965 SLN 34 144 604 139 18 2 13 57 73 1 2 7 .260 .328 .374 106 6.9 1.4 -11.4 1.6
1966 NYN 35 136 534 132 28 2 14 30 64 0 4 3 .266 .304 .415 102 2.8 3.1 -5.3 1.8
1967 CHA 36 57 190 47 5 1 4 7 25 0 0 2 .261 .287 .367 98 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.7
1967 NYN 36 56 194 39 7 2 3 26 22 0 2 1 .235 .335 .355 99 0.7 0.3 -1.5 0.5
1968 CHA 37 10 25 3 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .125 .160 .125 105 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.1
1968 LAN 37 83 243 60 7 2 6 16 34 1 2 2 .271 .317 .403 104 2.9 1.6 -1.9 0.8
1969 LAN 38 25 36 7 2 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .206 .250 .265 69 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.0
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1955 SLN MLB NL 147 574 .260 .323 .408 .271 103 1.9 14.3 2.4 103 13 -0.6 -2.3 4.7 1.9
1956 SLN MLB NL 150 639 .259 .321 .405 .308 86 35.2 17.8 2.4 123 11 11.2 1.6 21.8 5.7
1957 SLN MLB NL 142 598 .262 .318 .401 .276 105 3.4 16.0 1.7 108 9 8.4 0.0 9.8 3.8
1958 SLN MLB NL 150 631 .265 .324 .405 .303 116 12.8 17.0 2.3 124 12 25.3 3.9 21.5 7.5
1959 SLN MLB NL 149 633 .259 .319 .401 .318 109 35.3 17.4 2.6 144 11 11.7 2.0 41.4 7.9
1960 SLN MLB NL 151 616 .255 .317 .387 .304 95 47.2 16.6 2.3 144 14 13.5 -3.7 37.8 7.0
1961 SLN MLB NL 153 663 .263 .324 .408 .355 104 38.2 18.8 2.6 139 9 2.0 2.4 37.3 6.5
1962 SLN MLB NL 160 691 .262 .324 .391 .318 105 20.4 19.3 2.6 128 6 2.0 0.9 30.4 5.7
1963 SLN MLB NL 159 693 .248 .305 .366 .300 105 19 17.3 2.4 123 8 0.5 -1.8 23.1 4.7
1964 SLN MLB NL 162 704 .255 .308 .374 .308 106 24.2 18.0 2.5 137 9 -3.2 -0.7 32.8 5.5
1965 SLN MLB NL 144 604 .247 .306 .371 .276 105 6.5 15.3 2.1 106 10 -11.4 1.4 6.9 1.6
1966 NYN MLB NL 136 534 .255 .306 .379 .278 98 5.3 13.6 1.7 102 13 -5.3 3.1 2.8 1.8
1967 CHA MLB AL 57 190 .232 .294 .350 .283 90 0.2 4.6 -0.4 98 14 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7
1967 NYN MLB NL 56 194 .248 .305 .366 .252 99 0.6 4.7 0.2 99 14 -1.5 0.3 0.7 0.5
1968 CHA MLB AL 10 25 .227 .289 .332 .167 100 -3.8 0.6 0 105 17 -0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1
1968 LAN MLB NL 83 243 .243 .298 .343 .290 83 10.6 5.3 -1.5 104 16 -1.9 1.6 2.9 0.8
1969 LAN MLB NL 25 36 .242 .312 .351 .259 96 -2.1 0.9 -0.2 69 12 0.2 -0.1 -0.9 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1955 SLN MLB NL 574 530 78 140 27 2 18 225 62 37 67 22 17 .264 .311 .425 .160 5 1
1956 SLN MLB NL 639 595 91 182 30 2 26 294 98 38 65 8 3 .306 .347 .494 .188 3 2
1957 SLN MLB NL 598 544 79 144 18 3 19 225 62 44 77 12 8 .265 .318 .414 .149 5 4
1958 SLN MLB NL 631 570 101 175 21 9 23 283 90 49 53 11 6 .307 .360 .496 .189 8 1
1959 SLN MLB NL 633 563 86 174 18 5 28 286 94 67 77 12 6 .309 .384 .508 .199 1 0
1960 SLN MLB NL 616 552 95 168 26 10 32 310 97 56 77 8 7 .304 .370 .562 .257 4 0
1961 SLN MLB NL 663 589 109 194 26 11 24 314 95 68 91 6 3 .329 .397 .533 .204 5 0
1962 SLN MLB NL 691 611 92 178 27 5 24 287 98 75 104 12 7 .291 .369 .470 .178 2 2
1963 SLN MLB NL 693 617 86 176 28 2 24 280 111 70 90 1 0 .285 .358 .454 .169 4 0
1964 SLN MLB NL 704 628 100 185 30 10 24 307 119 70 85 3 5 .295 .365 .489 .194 4 0
1965 SLN MLB NL 604 535 71 139 18 2 13 200 75 57 73 2 7 .260 .328 .374 .114 7 4
1966 NYN MLB NL 534 496 62 132 28 2 14 206 61 30 64 4 3 .266 .304 .415 .149 7 1
1967 CHA MLB AL 190 180 17 47 5 1 4 66 21 7 25 0 2 .261 .287 .367 .106 1 2
1967 NYN MLB NL 194 166 17 39 7 2 3 59 13 26 22 2 1 .235 .335 .355 .120 2 0
1968 LAN MLB NL 243 221 20 60 7 2 6 89 41 16 34 2 2 .271 .317 .403 .131 5 0
1968 CHA MLB AL 25 24 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 6 0 0 .125 .160 .125 .000 0 0
1969 LAN MLB NL 36 34 0 7 2 0 0 9 4 2 7 0 0 .206 .250 .265 .059 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-09-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)3B fWAR/GP A. Beltre - 0.0280 Ken Boyer - 0.0311 Brooks Robinson - 0.0327 Ron Santo - 0.0354 There are some bad 3B in the HOF, Beltre needs to step up his offense if he wants to be voted in.
(Bob from Seattle)
The Seattle ballpark and his own lack of consistency really hurt him there. (Steven Goldman)


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