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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 7314 .292 .378 .534 .330 62
Birth Date3-8-1942
Height5' 11"
Weight187 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

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
1963 PHI 21 10 25 24 6 7 2 1 0 11 0 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 .292 .280 .458 .268 0.7 -0.1 0.1
1964 PHI 22 162 708 632 125 201 38 13 29 352 67 138 0 3 6 91 3 4 .318 .382 .557 .339 79.1 6.1 9.5
1965 PHI 23 161 707 619 93 187 31 14 20 306 74 150 2 6 6 85 15 2 .302 .375 .494 .316 55.8 -4.4 5.8
1966 PHI 24 141 599 524 112 166 25 10 40 331 68 136 3 4 0 110 10 6 .317 .396 .632 .372 78.9 -3.7 8.4
1967 PHI 25 122 540 463 89 142 31 10 23 262 75 117 1 0 1 77 20 5 .307 .404 .566 .350 60.2 -6.6 6.3
1968 PHI 26 152 605 521 87 137 17 9 33 271 74 161 1 7 2 90 7 7 .263 .352 .520 .340 45.3 -5.0 5.1
1969 PHI 27 118 506 438 79 126 23 3 32 251 64 144 0 4 0 89 9 3 .288 .375 .573 .336 41.1 -10.9 3.3
1970 SLN 28 122 533 459 88 128 17 5 34 257 71 118 2 1 0 101 5 4 .279 .377 .560 .325 38.5 -3.1 3.7
1971 LAN 29 155 649 549 82 162 24 1 23 257 93 113 1 5 1 90 8 1 .295 .395 .468 .332 53.8 -4.0 5.7
1972 CHA 30 148 609 506 90 156 28 5 37 305 99 126 1 3 0 113 19 8 .308 .420 .603 .376 69.5 -0.0 8.2
1973 CHA 31 72 288 250 39 79 20 3 16 153 33 51 1 3 1 41 7 2 .316 .394 .612 .341 27.8 -1.0 2.9
1974 CHA 32 128 525 462 84 139 23 1 32 260 57 89 1 5 0 88 7 1 .301 .375 .563 .324 34.0 -9.0 2.7
1975 PHI 33 119 481 416 54 97 21 3 12 160 58 109 2 4 1 62 11 2 .233 .327 .385 .243 -3.9 -4.2 -0.9
1976 PHI 34 85 339 298 52 80 16 1 15 143 37 63 0 3 1 49 11 4 .268 .346 .480 .282 6.9 -0.6 0.7
1977 OAK 35 54 200 171 19 41 4 0 5 60 24 36 1 4 0 31 1 3 .240 .330 .351 .283 4.9 -0.3 0.5
Career174973146332109918483207935133798941556165319111913352.292.378.534.330592.7-46.862.0

Advanced

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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
1963 PHI MLB 10 25 .268 .245 .302 .382 .266 .350 94 0.2 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
1964 PHI MLB 162 708 .339 .254 .306 .373 .258 .368 101 52.2 18.1 2.5 6.1 2.8 79.1 9.5 79.1 9.5
1965 PHI MLB 161 707 .316 .249 .308 .377 .260 .367 101 36.2 17.9 2.5 -4.4 -3.5 55.8 5.8 55.8 5.8
1966 PHI MLB 141 599 .372 .258 .311 .387 .263 .358 100 61.6 15.2 0.2 -3.7 3.1 78.9 8.4 78.9 8.4
1967 PHI MLB 122 540 .350 .251 .310 .369 .265 .368 101 42.5 13.0 1.8 -6.6 3.6 60.2 6.3 60.2 6.3
1968 PHI MLB 152 605 .340 .239 .293 .336 .254 .311 92 39 13.3 -2.8 -5.0 2.4 45.3 5.1 45.3 5.1
1969 PHI MLB 118 506 .336 .246 .311 .365 .257 .353 101 36.5 13.0 -8.3 -10.9 3.4 41.1 3.3 41.1 3.3
1970 SLN MLB 122 533 .325 .257 .325 .395 .262 .305 97 35 14.5 -5.5 -3.1 -2.1 38.5 3.7 38.5 3.7
1971 LAN MLB 155 649 .332 .252 .312 .368 .259 .333 94 42.9 16.0 -2.4 -4.0 -0.2 53.8 5.7 53.8 5.7
1972 CHA MLB 148 609 .376 .237 .301 .339 .251 .344 98 61.8 14.3 -8.9 -0.0 1.4 69.5 8.2 69.5 8.2
1973 CHA MLB 72 288 .341 .257 .324 .381 .262 .339 103 23.1 7.6 -4.7 -1.0 2.2 27.8 2.9 27.8 2.9
1974 CHA MLB 128 525 .324 .259 .321 .372 .261 .309 103 32.4 13.6 -8.6 -9.0 -2.8 34.0 2.7 34.0 2.7
1975 PHI MLB 119 481 .243 .256 .322 .365 .257 .284 105 -8 12.7 -8 -4.2 -0.4 -3.9 -0.9 -3.9 -0.9
1976 PHI MLB 85 339 .282 .256 .317 .364 .261 .291 103 7.1 8.5 -5.4 -0.6 -1.9 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
1977 OAK MLB 54 200 .283 .268 .328 .409 .264 .269 94 4.8 5.6 -3.5 -0.3 -2.0 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5

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
1963 PHI MLB 25 6 7 2 1 0 2 0 5 0 0 .292 .280 .458 .167 .268 0.7 -0.1 0.1
1964 PHI MLB 708 125 201 38 13 29 91 67 138 3 4 .318 .382 .557 .239 .339 79.1 6.1 9.5
1965 PHI MLB 707 93 187 31 14 20 85 74 150 15 2 .302 .375 .494 .192 .316 55.8 -4.4 5.8
1966 PHI MLB 599 112 166 25 10 40 110 68 136 10 6 .317 .396 .632 .315 .372 78.9 -3.7 8.4
1967 PHI MLB 540 89 142 31 10 23 77 75 117 20 5 .307 .404 .566 .259 .350 60.2 -6.6 6.3
1968 PHI MLB 605 87 137 17 9 33 90 74 161 7 7 .263 .352 .520 .257 .340 45.3 -5.0 5.1
1969 PHI MLB 506 79 126 23 3 32 89 64 144 9 3 .288 .375 .573 .285 .336 41.1 -10.9 3.3
1970 SLN MLB 533 88 128 17 5 34 101 71 118 5 4 .279 .377 .560 .281 .325 38.5 -3.1 3.7
1971 LAN MLB 649 82 162 24 1 23 90 93 113 8 1 .295 .395 .468 .173 .332 53.8 -4.0 5.7
1972 CHA MLB 609 90 156 28 5 37 113 99 126 19 8 .308 .420 .603 .294 .376 69.5 -0.0 8.2
1973 CHA MLB 288 39 79 20 3 16 41 33 51 7 2 .316 .394 .612 .296 .341 27.8 -1.0 2.9
1974 CHA MLB 525 84 139 23 1 32 88 57 89 7 1 .301 .375 .563 .262 .324 34.0 -9.0 2.7
1975 PHI MLB 481 54 97 21 3 12 62 58 109 11 2 .233 .327 .385 .151 .243 -3.9 -4.2 -0.9
1976 PHI MLB 339 52 80 16 1 15 49 37 63 11 4 .268 .346 .480 .211 .282 6.9 -0.6 0.7
1977 OAK MLB 200 19 41 4 0 5 31 24 36 1 3 .240 .330 .351 .111 .283 4.9 -0.3 0.5

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1976-07-26 1976-09-04 15-DL 40 39 - Shoulder Soreness Injured In Collision - -
1976-04-25 1976-05-19 15-DL 24 17 - Shoulder Dislocation - -
1973-08-03 1973-09-30 15-DL 58 54 Left Soreness From Fracture - -
1973-06-29 1973-07-31 15-DL 32 35 Left Fracture - -
1967-08-24 1967-10-01 15-DL 38 39 Right Hand Laceration Pushing Car Slipped and Put Hand Through Headlight and Injured Nerve - -
1966-04-30 1966-05-19 DTD 19 16 - Shoulder Dislocation - -

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Transaction Analysis: Weighing the OptionsBen Lindbergh2011-11-02
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2011: Bagwell and BaggageJay Jaffe2010-12-23
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who's your vote for this generation's Dick Allen? Skill- and attitude-wise, I guess.
(James from NY)
Gary Sheffield was a reasonable analogue for Allen, a guy who found controversy multiple times while bouncing from team to team. Milton Bradley is even more controversial, but he can't stay healthy and has been far more self-destructive than Allen ever was. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-08-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Kevin! Better career: Wieters, Montero, Santana?
(ndubby from sfo)
Actually, Kevin will have the best career. My vote would vary depending on how we're ranking things. For all-around play, it's more likely the other two guys than Montero, but Montero could come up at 20 and play 20 years, albeit in some kind of stick-him-wherever Pete Rose/Harmon Killebrew/Dick Allen kind of career. (Steven Goldman)
2009-05-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Historically, do good players on bad teams tend to get overvalued by the home fans, since they are the best player on the team, or undervalued, since the team as a whole is still middling and not competitive?
(HuffWade from Chicago)
Bill James made the argument for undervalued, prompted, IIRC, on the Yankees dumping Mike Easler after the 1986 season (which turned out to be much ado about nothing). I think he was right -- just look at the Reds and Adam Dunn and their focus on everything he couldn't do while missing the things he did better than most players. Look at Dick Allen and the Phillies. Ralph Kiner and the Pirates. Maybe the right answer is that they become undervalued by their organizations in the "We could have finished last without you" sense. You never can tell who the fans will fall in love with -- as I've remarked here many times, my friends used to drive me almost to the point of violence with their affection for "fan favorite" Alvaro Espinoza. (Steven Goldman)
2008-09-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Maury Wills is on the list too. Please. Yes or no on Dick Allen?
(JKGaucho from Washington, DC)
Yes on Allen. The character stuff is overblown and the production was amazing, if slightly disgused because of the era. My pal Allen Barra made a good argument about this in "It Ain't Over." (Steven Goldman)
2008-05-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay, I was recently talking to a friend about the most "feared" hitters who are not in the Hall of Fame. I know that term was really beaten into the ground this past winter when discussing Jim Rice but still, there are some hitters that strike fear into you--either as a fan or an opposing pitcher. Who was the best and/or "most feared" hitters, in your subjective opinoin (in order): Dave Parker, Dick Allen, Darryl Strawberry, Jim Rice, Gary Sheffield, Edgar Martinez or Albert Belle?
(AlexBelth from Bronx, NY)
Yo, Alex! All of the hitters you mention certainly had the fear factor going for them in their prime, but as you say, that's a subjective thing, and subjectivity isn't really the way to go when it comes to sorting them out.

Neither Rice nor Parker had the plate discipline to keep them on the level with the rest of this group, so I'd put the two of them towards the back. Martinez is probably the toughest out, but lacking a bit of raw power relative to the rest of them. I'd put him and Strawberry in the middle. That leaves Allen, Shef, and Belle. Having never seen the former, I'm not sure I can fully grasp the visceral experience of watching him hit, I can only go by the numbers, and his numbers, compiled in an era of lower offense, suggest he was the best. But I'd quake in my boots at facing any of those three. (Jay Jaffe)


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