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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 2169 .257 .354 .385 .199 6
Birth Date2-12-1926
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age92 years, 3 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1946 SLN 20 74 235 211 21 50 4 1 3 65 23 25 0 1 22 0 .237 .312 .308 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 SLN 21 77 228 183 20 47 10 2 5 76 40 14 3 2 25 0 .257 .398 .415 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 SLN 22 24 69 56 9 6 1 0 2 13 12 9 1 0 7 0 .107 .275 .232 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 SLN 23 81 275 241 25 63 14 0 3 86 31 19 1 2 26 0 .261 .348 .357 .266 11.4 0.0 1.2
1950 SLN 24 34 98 88 8 28 6 1 2 42 10 7 0 0 20 0 .318 .388 .477 .284 6.0 0.6 0.6
1951 PIT 25 72 249 212 24 54 8 2 9 93 32 20 2 3 35 4 1 .255 .358 .439 .271 11.2 1.1 1.3
1951 SLN 25 27 82 72 9 14 3 2 2 27 9 7 0 1 9 0 0 .194 .284 .375 .232 2.1 -0.2 0.2
1952 PIT 26 118 396 344 35 94 15 4 8 141 50 24 2 0 54 0 1 .273 .369 .410 .256 7.6 0.8 0.9
1953 CHN 27 74 251 228 21 62 9 4 1 82 21 23 1 1 21 0 0 .272 .336 .360 .261 5.5 -0.1 0.5
1953 PIT 27 27 86 73 9 17 5 0 2 28 10 11 2 1 14 1 0 .233 .341 .384 .273 3.3 0.1 0.3
1954 CHN 28 63 187 153 16 43 5 0 5 63 28 12 4 1 1 21 0 0 .281 .403 .412 .272 6.3 2.4 0.9
1954 NY1 28 5 13 11 1 3 2 0 0 5 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .273 .308 .455 .249 0.4 0.1 0.0
Career676216918721984818216427212671731621225552.257.354.385.19954.04.76.0

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1946 SLN MLB 74 235 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 SLN MLB 77 228 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 SLN MLB 24 69 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 SLN MLB 81 275 .266 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 101 1.5 6.2 3.7 0.0 0.0 11.4 1.2 11.4 1.2
1950 SLN MLB 34 98 .284 .263 .333 .396 .260 .000 91 2.4 2.5 1.5 0.6 -0.4 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
1951 PIT MLB 72 249 .271 .259 .325 .391 .265 .000 108 2.2 5.1 3 1.1 0.8 11.2 1.3 11.2 1.3
1951 SLN MLB 27 82 .232 .255 .326 .384 .266 .000 100 -2 1.9 1.1 -0.2 1.2 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
1952 PIT MLB 118 396 .256 .249 .315 .370 .264 .000 102 -1.2 6.9 4 0.8 -2.1 7.6 0.9 7.6 0.9
1953 CHN MLB 74 251 .261 .264 .332 .413 .270 .000 101 0.2 5.8 3.4 -0.1 -3.7 5.5 0.5 5.5 0.5
1953 PIT MLB 27 86 .273 .262 .329 .418 .272 .000 105 0.7 1.6 0.8 0.1 0.2 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
1954 CHN MLB 63 187 .272 .269 .334 .414 .266 .277 100 1.9 4.4 2.4 2.4 -2.4 6.3 0.9 6.3 0.9
1954 NY1 MLB 5 13 .249 .259 .311 .405 .257 .300 97 -0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1946 SLN MLB 235 21 50 4 1 3 22 23 25 0 .237 .312 .308 .071 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 SLN MLB 228 20 47 10 2 5 25 40 14 0 .257 .398 .415 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 SLN MLB 69 9 6 1 0 2 7 12 9 0 .107 .275 .232 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 SLN MLB 275 25 63 14 0 3 26 31 19 0 .261 .348 .357 .095 .266 11.4 0.0 1.2
1950 SLN MLB 98 8 28 6 1 2 20 10 7 0 .318 .388 .477 .159 .284 6.0 0.6 0.6
1951 PIT MLB 249 24 54 8 2 9 35 32 20 4 1 .255 .358 .439 .184 .271 11.2 1.1 1.3
1951 SLN MLB 82 9 14 3 2 2 9 9 7 0 0 .194 .284 .375 .181 .232 2.1 -0.2 0.2
1952 PIT MLB 396 35 94 15 4 8 54 50 24 0 1 .273 .369 .410 .137 .256 7.6 0.8 0.9
1953 CHN MLB 251 21 62 9 4 1 21 21 23 0 0 .272 .336 .360 .088 .261 5.5 -0.1 0.5
1953 PIT MLB 86 9 17 5 0 2 14 10 11 1 0 .233 .341 .384 .151 .273 3.3 0.1 0.3
1954 NY1 MLB 13 1 3 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .273 .308 .455 .182 .249 0.4 0.1 0.0
1954 CHN MLB 187 16 43 5 0 5 21 28 12 0 0 .281 .403 .412 .131 .272 6.3 2.4 0.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

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
1954-07-15 1954-08-10 26 23 Right Ankle Sprain Collision At Plate - -
1950-06-07 1950-07-05 DTD 28 22 - Elbow Fracture - -
1950-06-02 1950-09-03 93 62 Left Shoulder Surgery A/C Separation - -

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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneCan we just bring back Vin Scully, Joe Garagiola, Bob Costas and Tony Kubek and put all the post-season games back on NBC? (John Perrotto)
2009-10-15 17:00:002009 NLCS Game One (Phillies/Dodgers)strupp (Madison): Too much to hope we get an inning called by Vin Scully while these three idiots are... you know what, I can't even think of a punishment I'd like to see these three have.

One of the great things about MLB.com having out-o'-market games available on the net is that one gets to tune in Dodgers TV broadcasts. I really enjoy that. I feel very bad that I took Scully for granted back in my teenage years when you could hear him weekend on Game of the Week, but I blame that on Joe Garagiola, who always made me feel like nails were being driven into my skull. (Steven Goldman)

Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
1950 mlb 0 .000 0.0 623 -.000 0.0 5 -.014 .000 0.1 0.1 0.6
1951 mlb 0 .000 0.0 2352 -.001 0.4 27 .095 -.007 -0.4 0.0 0.9
1952 mlb 0 .000 0.0 2550 -.000 0.3 44 .002 .000 -0.0 0.3 0.8
1953 mlb 0 .000 0.0 2709 .000 -0.2 36 .014 .002 -0.3 -0.5 -0.0
1954 mlb 0 .000 0.0 1684 -.000 0.1 17 .006 -.005 0.5 0.6 2.5

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