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Mel Ott RF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
22 11337 .304 .414 .533 139 72.9
Birth Date3-2-1909
Height5' 9"
Weight170 lbs
Age110 years, 5 months, 18 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
1926 NY1 17 35 61 23 2 0 0 1 9 0 1 .383 .393 .417 82 -1.2 0.2 0.0 0.1
1927 NY1 18 82 180 46 7 3 1 13 9 0 2 .282 .335 .380 98 0.0 -1.6 0.0 0.3
1928 NY1 19 124 499 140 26 4 18 52 36 2 3 .322 .397 .524 129 20.1 -5.6 0.0 2.4
1929 NY1 20 150 674 179 37 2 42 113 38 6 6 .328 .449 .635 147 39.2 1.7 0.0 4.9
1930 NY1 21 148 646 182 34 5 25 103 35 2 9 .349 .458 .578 153 51.7 -1.0 0.0 5.6
1931 NY1 22 138 580 145 23 8 29 80 44 2 10 .292 .392 .545 136 29.1 6.2 0.0 4.9
1932 NY1 23 154 673 180 30 8 38 100 39 4 6 .318 .424 .601 143 31.0 0.7 0.0 4.0
1933 NY1 24 152 661 164 36 1 23 75 48 2 1 .283 .367 .467 139 24.9 -0.1 0.0 3.6
1934 NY1 25 153 671 190 29 10 35 85 43 3 0 .326 .415 .591 155 38.3 3.6 0.0 5.1
1935 NY1 26 152 683 191 33 6 31 82 58 3 7 .322 .407 .555 139 30.7 0.7 0.0 4.2
1936 NY1 27 150 660 175 28 6 33 111 41 5 6 .328 .448 .588 162 39.0 1.3 0.0 4.5
1937 NY1 28 151 654 160 28 2 31 102 69 3 7 .294 .408 .523 140 29.3 0.7 0.0 4.2
1938 NY1 29 150 652 164 23 6 36 118 47 5 2 .311 .442 .583 141 24.6 1.0 0.0 3.8
1939 NY1 30 125 508 122 23 2 27 100 50 1 2 .308 .449 .581 152 33.5 -0.3 0.0 4.3
1940 NY1 31 151 647 155 27 3 19 100 50 6 6 .289 .407 .457 126 23.9 3.5 0.0 4.0
1941 NY1 32 148 634 150 29 0 27 100 68 3 5 .286 .403 .495 132 25.3 -0.6 0.0 3.6
1942 NY1 33 152 664 162 21 0 30 109 61 3 6 .295 .415 .497 133 26.3 5.3 0.0 4.6
1943 NY1 34 125 482 89 12 2 18 95 48 3 7 .234 .391 .418 130 15.6 1.2 0.0 2.7
1944 NY1 35 120 494 115 16 4 26 90 47 3 2 .288 .423 .544 143 25.9 -1.6 0.0 3.5
1945 NY1 36 135 532 139 23 0 21 71 41 8 1 .308 .411 .499 132 20.6 -2.3 0.0 2.9
1946 NY1 37 31 78 5 1 0 1 8 15 0 0 .074 .171 .132 45 -4.2 0.3 0.0 -0.3
1947 NY1 38 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 86 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career27301133728764887251117088966489.304.414.533139523.613.00.072.9

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
1926 NY1 MLB NL 35 61 .274 .316 .372 .000 96 2.5 1.7 -0.2 82 23 0.0 0.2 -1.2 0.1
1927 NY1 MLB NL 82 180 .281 .325 .385 .000 87 8.6 4.3 -0.1 98 16 0.0 -1.6 0.0 0.3
1928 NY1 MLB NL 124 499 .279 .332 .395 .000 97 33.7 13.6 -4.6 129 12 0.0 -5.6 20.1 2.4
1929 NY1 MLB NL 150 674 .293 .346 .422 .000 99 42.6 16.8 -6.2 147 15 0.0 1.7 39.2 4.9
1930 NY1 MLB NL 148 646 .306 .353 .450 .000 111 52.6 20.8 -7.7 153 12 0.0 -1.0 51.7 5.6
1931 NY1 MLB NL 138 580 .280 .330 .393 .000 86 59.5 16.4 -2 136 13 0.0 6.2 29.1 4.9
1932 NY1 MLB NL 154 673 .277 .323 .399 .000 93 68.4 16.6 -6.2 143 12 0.0 0.7 31.0 4.0
1933 NY1 MLB NL 152 661 .273 .316 .372 .000 90 48.4 15.1 -4.3 139 13 0.0 -0.1 24.9 3.6
1934 NY1 MLB NL 153 671 .279 .328 .395 .000 95 53.3 15.6 -5.2 155 8 0.0 3.6 38.3 5.1
1935 NY1 MLB NL 152 683 .278 .325 .394 .000 107 50.4 16.7 -5.3 139 13 0.0 0.7 30.7 4.2
1936 NY1 MLB NL 150 660 .277 .327 .388 .000 88 66.7 13.1 -4.8 162 12 0.0 1.3 39.0 4.5
1937 NY1 MLB NL 151 654 .270 .324 .382 .000 94 46.9 15.6 -2.4 140 11 0.0 0.7 29.3 4.2
1938 NY1 MLB NL 150 652 .000 .000 .000 .000 98 35 12.7 0.8 141 12 0.0 1.0 24.6 3.8
1939 NY1 MLB NL 125 508 .271 .322 .384 .000 109 37.4 14.3 -3.9 152 12 0.0 -0.3 33.5 4.3
1940 NY1 MLB NL 151 647 .261 .321 .372 .000 107 24.9 16.6 -4.2 126 12 0.0 3.5 23.9 4.0
1941 NY1 MLB NL 148 634 .254 .316 .355 .000 99 48 16.3 -6 132 13 0.0 -0.6 25.3 3.6
1942 NY1 MLB NL 152 664 .247 .312 .340 .000 101 56.4 15.9 -5.9 133 13 0.0 5.3 26.3 4.6
1943 NY1 MLB NL 125 482 .256 .315 .343 .000 108 18.4 10.1 -3.6 130 13 0.0 1.2 15.6 2.7
1944 NY1 MLB NL 120 494 .258 .318 .355 .000 105 46.2 12.7 -4.4 143 14 0.0 -1.6 25.9 3.5
1945 NY1 MLB NL 135 532 .268 .332 .369 .000 113 30.1 13.4 -4.8 132 14 0.0 -2.3 20.6 2.9
1946 NY1 MLB NL 31 78 .265 .334 .363 .000 101 -9.1 1.8 -0.5 45 14 0.0 0.3 -4.2 -0.3
1947 NY1 MLB NL 4 4 .259 .322 .405 .000 122 -0.9 0.1 0 86 8 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1926 NY1 MLB NL 61 60 7 23 2 0 0 25 4 1 9 1 .383 .393 .417 .033 0
1927 NY1 MLB NL 180 163 23 46 7 3 1 62 19 13 9 2 .282 .335 .380 .098 4
1928 NY1 MLB NL 499 435 69 140 26 4 18 228 77 52 36 3 .322 .397 .524 .202 10
1929 NY1 MLB NL 674 545 138 179 37 2 42 346 151 113 38 6 .328 .449 .635 .306 10
1930 NY1 MLB NL 646 521 122 182 34 5 25 301 119 103 35 9 .349 .458 .578 .228 20
1931 NY1 MLB NL 580 497 104 145 23 8 29 271 115 80 44 10 .292 .392 .545 .254 1
1932 NY1 MLB NL 673 566 119 180 30 8 38 340 123 100 39 6 .318 .424 .601 .283 3
1933 NY1 MLB NL 661 580 98 164 36 1 23 271 103 75 48 1 .283 .367 .467 .184 4
1934 NY1 MLB NL 671 582 119 190 29 10 35 344 135 85 43 0 .326 .415 .591 .265 1
1935 NY1 MLB NL 683 593 113 191 33 6 31 329 114 82 58 7 .322 .407 .555 .233 5
1936 NY1 MLB NL 660 534 120 175 28 6 33 314 135 111 41 6 .328 .448 .588 .260 10
1937 NY1 MLB NL 654 545 99 160 28 2 31 285 95 102 69 7 .294 .408 .523 .229 4
1938 NY1 MLB NL 652 527 116 164 23 6 36 307 116 118 47 2 .311 .442 .583 .271 2
1939 NY1 MLB NL 508 396 85 122 23 2 27 230 80 100 50 2 .308 .449 .581 .273 11
1940 NY1 MLB NL 647 536 89 155 27 3 19 245 79 100 50 6 .289 .407 .457 .168 5
1941 NY1 MLB NL 634 525 89 150 29 0 27 260 90 100 68 5 .286 .403 .495 .210 6
1942 NY1 MLB NL 664 549 118 162 21 0 30 273 93 109 61 6 .295 .415 .497 .202 3
1943 NY1 MLB NL 482 380 65 89 12 2 18 159 47 95 48 7 .234 .391 .418 .184 4
1944 NY1 MLB NL 494 399 91 115 16 4 26 217 82 90 47 2 .288 .423 .544 .256 2
1945 NY1 MLB NL 532 451 73 139 23 0 21 225 79 71 41 1 .308 .411 .499 .191 2
1946 NY1 MLB NL 78 68 2 5 1 0 1 9 4 8 15 0 .074 .171 .132 .059 2
1947 NY1 MLB NL 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 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

Compensation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

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

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)About Juan Soto??? Are we about to see the greatest age 19 season of all time???
(Mike from NY)
So Mel Ott hit .322/.397/.524. That seems...doable. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2008-04-25 15:00:00 (link to chat)Can you think of any analogue to Justin Upton's performance right now. A-Rod was similarly dominant at age 20, but other than him, does this have any parallel?
(bam022 from Chicago)
Tony Conigliaro hit 24 homers and .290/.354/.530 for the 1964 Red Sox as a 19 year old, which is pretty much the gold standard for teenage success for a hitter. Mel Ott (.322/.397/.524, 16 HR) also had a great Age 19 season. Those two would be a good start.

Homers aren't the only way to look at this obviously, but rather than worry about the number of plate appearances, I just did a quick list of the best single season hitter performances ranked by homers at B-Ref: http://www.bb-ref.com/pi/shareit/RmaC (Jay Jaffe)


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