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Portrait of Ferris Fain

Ferris Fain 1BWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 4904 .290 .424 .396 .192 19.9
Birth Date3-29-1921
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1947 PHA 26 136 567 461 70 134 28 6 7 195 95 34 2 9 71 4 5 .291 .414 .423 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 PHA 27 145 644 520 81 146 27 6 7 206 113 37 3 8 88 10 5 .281 .412 .396 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 PHA 28 150 672 525 81 138 21 5 3 178 136 51 0 11 78 8 1 .263 .415 .339 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 PHA 29 151 658 522 83 147 25 4 10 210 133 26 3 0 83 8 5 .282 .430 .402 .309 33.4 0.7 3.3
1951 PHA 30 117 511 425 63 146 30 3 6 200 80 20 3 3 57 0 3 .344 .451 .471 .344 42.2 6.2 5.0
1952 PHA 31 145 648 538 82 176 43 3 2 231 105 26 1 4 59 3 5 .327 .438 .429 .314 41.5 6.7 5.2
1953 CHA 32 128 564 446 73 114 18 2 6 154 108 28 4 6 52 3 2 .256 .405 .345 .293 25.9 6.5 3.3
1954 CHA 33 65 282 235 30 71 10 1 5 98 40 14 1 5 1 51 5 1 .302 .399 .417 .301 14.7 -2.7 1.3
1955 CLE 34 56 162 118 9 30 3 0 0 33 42 13 1 1 0 8 3 0 .254 .451 .280 .280 5.1 -0.4 0.5
1955 DET 34 58 196 140 23 37 8 0 2 51 52 12 0 2 2 23 2 1 .264 .459 .364 .312 12.4 0.8 1.4
Career115149043930595113921330481556904261188445704628.290.424.396.192175.217.819.9

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
1947 PHA MLB 136 567 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 PHA MLB 145 644 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 PHA MLB 150 672 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 PHA MLB 151 658 .309 .265 .341 .391 .266 .000 101 27.2 14.5 -9.3 0.7 -1.4 33.4 3.3 33.4 3.3
1951 PHA MLB 117 511 .344 .263 .339 .386 .273 .000 102 39.8 12.3 -7.6 6.2 -3.6 42.2 5.0 42.2 5.0
1952 PHA MLB 145 648 .314 .250 .324 .358 .267 .000 102 30.8 14.9 -9.6 6.7 2.7 41.5 5.2 41.5 5.2
1953 CHA MLB 128 564 .293 .265 .333 .385 .265 .000 97 20.3 16.2 -10.4 6.5 0.0 25.9 3.3 25.9 3.3
1954 CHA MLB 65 282 .301 .262 .332 .386 .260 .299 99 12 7.7 -4.9 -2.7 -2.3 14.7 1.3 14.7 1.3
1955 CLE MLB 56 162 .280 .259 .332 .378 .259 .283 100 3.4 4.5 -2.7 -0.4 -1.5 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
1955 DET MLB 58 196 .312 .260 .335 .385 .259 .273 100 10.7 5.4 -3.2 0.8 -1.8 12.4 1.4 12.4 1.4

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
1947 PHA MLB 567 70 134 28 6 7 71 95 34 4 5 .291 .414 .423 .132 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 PHA MLB 644 81 146 27 6 7 88 113 37 10 5 .281 .412 .396 .115 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 PHA MLB 672 81 138 21 5 3 78 136 51 8 1 .263 .415 .339 .076 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 PHA MLB 658 83 147 25 4 10 83 133 26 8 5 .282 .430 .402 .121 .309 33.4 0.7 3.3
1951 PHA MLB 511 63 146 30 3 6 57 80 20 0 3 .344 .451 .471 .127 .344 42.2 6.2 5.0
1952 PHA MLB 648 82 176 43 3 2 59 105 26 3 5 .327 .438 .429 .102 .314 41.5 6.7 5.2
1953 CHA MLB 564 73 114 18 2 6 52 108 28 3 2 .256 .405 .345 .090 .293 25.9 6.5 3.3
1954 CHA MLB 282 30 71 10 1 5 51 40 14 5 1 .302 .399 .417 .115 .301 14.7 -2.7 1.3
1955 CLE MLB 162 9 30 3 0 0 8 42 13 3 0 .254 .451 .280 .025 .280 5.1 -0.4 0.5
1955 DET MLB 196 23 37 8 0 2 23 52 12 2 1 .264 .459 .364 .100 .312 12.4 0.8 1.4

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
1954-06-28 1954-09-25 89 84 - Knee Surgery Meniscus 1954-07-27 -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: The Historical Quirks of "42"Zachary Levine2013-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: C├ęspedes Won't Be Leaving to Join DevoGeoff Young2012-09-11
The Lineup Card: Cult Favorites: 18 Non-Star Ballplayers Who Should be Better RememberedBaseball Prospectus2011-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: If the Past is Precedent Then the Tribe Can CrashSteven Goldman2011-05-13
You Can Blog It Up: Dead Player of the Day and Other Notes #11Steven Goldman2010-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: On Droughts and DraftsSteven Goldman2009-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Miracles and Management MiscuesSteven Goldman2008-04-29
Prospectus Matchups: The Army You HaveJim Baker2007-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Pete PalmerDavid Laurila2007-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The .400 ClubJim Baker2006-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: No Hitters Ain't That Special, Part TwoSteven Goldman2006-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Eddie AwardJeff Bower2003-02-28
The Eddie Award: Good Things Come to Those Who WalkJeff Bower2003-02-28


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