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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 8268 .287 .349 .462 .289 57.5
Birth Date5-20-1931
Height6' 1"
Weight190 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
1955 SLN 24 147 574 530 78 140 27 2 18 225 37 67 1 5 1 62 22 17 .264 .311 .425 .253 9.2 -0.3 0.9
1956 SLN 25 150 639 595 91 182 30 2 26 294 38 65 1 3 2 98 8 3 .306 .347 .494 .284 39.1 10.1 5.1
1957 SLN 26 142 598 544 79 144 18 3 19 225 44 77 1 5 4 62 12 8 .265 .318 .414 .269 21.2 12.0 3.5
1958 SLN 27 150 631 570 101 175 21 9 23 283 49 53 3 8 1 90 11 6 .307 .360 .496 .296 52.5 19.0 7.6
1959 SLN 28 149 633 563 86 174 18 5 28 286 67 77 2 1 0 94 12 6 .309 .384 .508 .322 59.8 13.3 7.7
1960 SLN 29 151 616 552 95 168 26 10 32 310 56 77 4 4 0 97 8 7 .304 .370 .562 .317 53.2 10.6 6.8
1961 SLN 30 153 663 589 109 194 26 11 24 314 68 91 1 5 0 95 6 3 .329 .397 .533 .315 57.0 6.9 6.6
1962 SLN 31 160 691 611 92 178 27 5 24 287 75 104 1 2 2 98 12 7 .291 .369 .470 .289 44.4 0.8 4.7
1963 SLN 32 159 693 617 86 176 28 2 24 280 70 90 2 4 0 111 1 0 .285 .358 .454 .290 39.0 -1.6 4.2
1964 SLN 33 162 704 628 100 185 30 10 24 307 70 85 2 4 0 119 3 5 .295 .365 .489 .297 43.8 -2.9 4.5
1965 SLN 34 144 604 535 71 139 18 2 13 200 57 73 1 7 4 75 2 7 .260 .328 .374 .272 26.6 -12.7 1.6
1966 NYN 35 136 534 496 62 132 28 2 14 206 30 64 0 7 1 61 4 3 .266 .304 .415 .271 23.1 -4.6 2.1
1967 CHA 36 57 190 180 17 47 5 1 4 66 7 25 0 1 2 21 0 2 .261 .287 .367 .261 3.8 1.6 0.6
1967 NYN 36 56 194 166 17 39 7 2 3 59 26 22 0 2 0 13 2 1 .235 .335 .355 .264 4.7 -0.3 0.5
1968 CHA 37 10 25 24 0 3 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .160 .125 .070 -3.4 -0.1 -0.4
1968 LAN 37 83 243 221 20 60 7 2 6 89 16 34 1 5 0 41 2 2 .271 .317 .403 .315 15.6 -1.4 1.8
1969 LAN 38 25 36 34 0 7 2 0 0 9 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 .206 .250 .265 .197 -1.2 -0.2 -0.1
Career203482687455110421433186828234437131017206317114110577.287.349.462.289488.450.057.5

Advanced

'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
1955 SLN MLB 147 574 .253 .256 .320 .403 .258 .271 102 -3.4 12.8 2.1 -0.3 -2.4 9.2 0.9 9.2 0.9
1956 SLN MLB 150 639 .284 .259 .321 .404 .259 .308 103 16.3 17.8 2.4 10.1 1.6 39.1 5.1 39.1 5.1
1957 SLN MLB 142 598 .269 .262 .318 .401 .264 .276 102 5.5 16.0 1.7 12.0 -0.0 21.2 3.5 21.2 3.5
1958 SLN MLB 150 631 .296 .264 .324 .405 .264 .303 104 22.8 17.0 2.3 19.0 3.9 52.5 7.6 52.5 7.6
1959 SLN MLB 149 633 .322 .259 .319 .401 .262 .318 105 39.5 17.4 2.7 13.3 1.9 59.8 7.7 59.8 7.7
1960 SLN MLB 151 616 .317 .255 .317 .387 .260 .304 105 35.1 16.6 2.3 10.6 -3.7 53.2 6.8 53.2 6.8
1961 SLN MLB 153 663 .315 .263 .324 .408 .262 .355 104 38.2 18.8 2.6 6.9 2.4 57.0 6.6 57.0 6.6
1962 SLN MLB 160 691 .289 .262 .324 .391 .261 .318 105 20.4 19.3 2.6 0.8 0.9 44.4 4.7 44.4 4.7
1963 SLN MLB 159 693 .290 .248 .305 .366 .258 .300 105 19 17.3 2.4 -1.6 -1.8 39.0 4.2 39.0 4.2
1964 SLN MLB 162 704 .297 .255 .308 .374 .259 .308 106 24.2 18.0 2.5 -2.9 -0.7 43.8 4.5 43.8 4.5
1965 SLN MLB 144 604 .272 .247 .306 .371 .257 .276 105 6.5 15.3 2.1 -12.7 1.4 26.6 1.6 26.6 1.6
1966 NYN MLB 136 534 .271 .255 .306 .379 .258 .278 98 5.3 13.6 1.7 -4.6 3.1 23.1 2.1 23.1 2.1
1967 CHA MLB 57 190 .261 .232 .294 .350 .253 .283 90 0.2 4.6 -0.4 1.6 0.5 3.8 0.6 3.8 0.6
1967 NYN MLB 56 194 .264 .248 .305 .366 .260 .252 99 0.6 4.7 0.2 -0.3 0.3 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
1968 CHA MLB 10 25 .070 .227 .289 .332 .251 .167 100 -3.8 0.6 0 -0.1 -0.1 -3.4 -0.4 -3.4 -0.4
1968 LAN MLB 83 243 .315 .243 .298 .343 .260 .290 83 10.6 5.3 -1.5 -1.4 1.6 15.6 1.8 15.6 1.8
1969 LAN MLB 25 36 .197 .242 .312 .351 .255 .259 96 -2.1 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1

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
1955 SLN MLB 574 78 140 27 2 18 62 37 67 22 17 .264 .311 .425 .160 .253 9.2 -0.3 0.9
1956 SLN MLB 639 91 182 30 2 26 98 38 65 8 3 .306 .347 .494 .188 .284 39.1 10.1 5.1
1957 SLN MLB 598 79 144 18 3 19 62 44 77 12 8 .265 .318 .414 .149 .269 21.2 12.0 3.5
1958 SLN MLB 631 101 175 21 9 23 90 49 53 11 6 .307 .360 .496 .189 .296 52.5 19.0 7.6
1959 SLN MLB 633 86 174 18 5 28 94 67 77 12 6 .309 .384 .508 .199 .322 59.8 13.3 7.7
1960 SLN MLB 616 95 168 26 10 32 97 56 77 8 7 .304 .370 .562 .257 .317 53.2 10.6 6.8
1961 SLN MLB 663 109 194 26 11 24 95 68 91 6 3 .329 .397 .533 .204 .315 57.0 6.9 6.6
1962 SLN MLB 691 92 178 27 5 24 98 75 104 12 7 .291 .369 .470 .178 .289 44.4 0.8 4.7
1963 SLN MLB 693 86 176 28 2 24 111 70 90 1 0 .285 .358 .454 .169 .290 39.0 -1.6 4.2
1964 SLN MLB 704 100 185 30 10 24 119 70 85 3 5 .295 .365 .489 .194 .297 43.8 -2.9 4.5
1965 SLN MLB 604 71 139 18 2 13 75 57 73 2 7 .260 .328 .374 .114 .272 26.6 -12.7 1.6
1966 NYN MLB 534 62 132 28 2 14 61 30 64 4 3 .266 .304 .415 .149 .271 23.1 -4.6 2.1
1967 NYN MLB 194 17 39 7 2 3 13 26 22 2 1 .235 .335 .355 .120 .264 4.7 -0.3 0.5
1967 CHA MLB 190 17 47 5 1 4 21 7 25 0 2 .261 .287 .367 .106 .261 3.8 1.6 0.6
1968 CHA MLB 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 .125 .160 .125 .000 .070 -3.4 -0.1 -0.4
1968 LAN MLB 243 20 60 7 2 6 41 16 34 2 2 .271 .317 .403 .131 .315 15.6 -1.4 1.8
1969 LAN MLB 36 0 7 2 0 0 4 2 7 0 0 .206 .250 .265 .059 .197 -1.2 -0.2 -0.1

Plate Discipline

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Injury History

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
In A Pickle: How To Lose Lots of One-Run GamesJason Wojciechowski2014-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Saying Goodbye to Lance BerkmanZachary Levine2014-01-30
Skewed Left: Why Deserving MVPs Don't WinZachary Levine2013-11-14
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: All-Stars Are Not All StarsJason Wojciechowski2013-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Murphy, Morris, and Using the Full 15 BallotsZachary Levine2013-01-10
BP Unfiltered: Overdue Justice: Cooperstown Finds Room for SantoJay Jaffe2011-12-05
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Golden Era Ballot for the Hall of FameJay Jaffe2011-11-22
The BP Broadside: The Annotated WARP Leaders II: Did Ernie Banks Write the Book of Love?Steven Goldman2011-05-25
The BP Broadside: The Annotated WARP LeadersSteven Goldman2011-05-23
Another Look: The All-Non-Hall of Fame TeamBob Hertzel2011-01-12
One-Hoppers: The Snubbed Cub: Ron Santo (1940-2010)Jay Jaffe2010-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The White Rat ReluctantJeff Euston2010-07-26
One-Hoppers: Rolen Towards Cooperstown?Jay Jaffe2010-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessStatman's Notebook: The Dunn ConsistencyEric Seidman2009-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Gold Gloves in FebruaryJoe Sheehan2007-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessGrumpy Old Men: JAWS Tackles the Veterans Committee BallotJay Jaffe2007-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2007: The Hitters, Part TwoJay Jaffe2007-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Veterans Committee Ballot: JAWS Chews on the EligiblesJay Jaffe2005-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Veterans CommitteeJoe Sheehan2005-03-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2004-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThey Wuz Robbed: Tales of Head-Scratching MVP VotingMark Armour2003-09-05
Prospectus Feature: 2003 IHOF Veterans Committee ResultsNeal Traven2003-02-26


BP Chats

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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