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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 3611 197 230 11 1734 3.58 13.6
Birth Date11-24-1930
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1951 PIT 20 34 22 149.7 91.3 13.0 6 10 0 1 8 1 474 173 94 71 12 188 68 68 0 41 4.27 4.24 5.92 -7.2 -0.7
1952 PIT 21 35 23 185.0 89.7 25.3 7 17 0 2 6 2 528 186 96 86 15 174 84 84 3 75 4.18 4.07 4.69 -2.0 -0.2
1953 PIT 22 32 24 170.7 100.0 11.0 8 11 0 0 5 3 502 193 103 93 18 190 57 57 3 66 4.90 4.27 6.21 -3.3 -0.1
1954 PIT 23 35 20 170.3 100.0 36.0 7 12 2 1 8 2 605 204 106 96 16 230 58 58 1 73 5.07 3.82 4.76 15.6 1.3
1955 PIT 24 44 20 200.3 110.3 51.3 14 9 2 2 12 2 671 178 80 63 18 226 52 48 2 98 2.83 3.30 5.19 -2.3 0.1
1956 PIT 25 49 42 314.3 231.7 7.7 17 17 3 0 17 5 989 310 137 121 25 318 85 67 2 166 3.46 3.04 4.36 9.1 0.6
1957 PIT 26 40 38 277.0 234.0 1.0 14 18 0 1 20 0 980 273 121 104 28 351 68 60 1 143 3.38 3.54 4.79 5.7 0.5
1958 PIT 27 38 38 274.0 266.0 0.0 22 14 0 0 22 5 1115 299 120 112 25 415 61 50 4 135 3.68 3.42 4.54 7.8 0.8
1959 PIT 28 35 35 234.7 226.0 0.0 8 19 0 0 18 4 981 267 129 105 19 384 52 43 7 104 4.03 3.54 4.79 11.8 0.8
1960 PIT 29 38 37 275.7 275.0 0.7 18 12 1 0 29 2 1117 266 97 92 18 379 45 35 0 183 3.00 2.66 4.10 17.9 1.9
1961 PIT 30 41 35 236.0 221.3 14.7 14 19 1 0 20 2 1002 271 119 101 16 393 45 35 3 108 3.85 3.24 3.97 34.5 3.3
1962 PIT 31 39 36 261.7 258.7 3.0 18 14 1 0 23 3 1095 280 99 89 23 390 53 43 2 144 3.06 3.39 3.95 32.5 3.4
1963 PIT 32 39 38 268.7 267.7 1.0 17 16 0 0 31 0 1080 236 87 70 13 321 44 35 5 144 2.34 2.60 3.72 12.0 0.9
1964 PIT 33 35 35 240.3 235.3 0.0 13 18 0 0 24 0 983 253 98 89 10 332 50 38 4 128 3.33 2.90 4.07 12.6 1.5
1965 PIT 34 34 34 222.0 213.7 0.0 8 12 0 0 19 2 878 221 89 80 17 293 47 40 8 74 3.24 3.71 4.80 -8.1 -0.9
1966 NYA 35 12 8 44.7 37.7 7.0 1 4 0 0 3 0 197 61 25 24 2 84 9 8 0 22 4.84 2.63 2.99 6.4 0.8
1966 NYN 35 22 12 86.0 66.7 19.3 5 8 1 1 6 0 373 101 52 42 11 149 16 10 1 30 4.40 4.23 4.63 -1.9 -0.5
Career6024973611.03025.0191.0197230118271331357037721652143828648178947794617343.583.384.48141.013.6

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 GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1951 PIT MLB 34 22 149.7 5.92 75 .297 .266 .333 .402 .275 .309 106 -4.6 -0.5 -7.2 -0.7
1952 PIT MLB 35 23 185.0 4.69 88 .293 .245 .314 .368 .267 .277 100 0.7 0.1 -2.0 -0.2
1953 PIT MLB 32 24 170.7 6.21 80 .288 .274 .337 .430 .277 .297 105 -3.3 -0.3 -3.3 -0.1
1954 PIT MLB 35 20 170.3 4.76 95 .285 .262 .329 .415 .267 .297 98 9.7 1.0 15.6 1.3
1955 PIT MLB 44 20 200.3 5.19 86 .247 .261 .332 .414 .265 .263 101 -0.1 -0.0 -2.3 0.1
1956 PIT MLB 49 42 314.3 4.36 96 .236 .260 .328 .415 .263 .256 98 13.9 1.4 9.1 0.6
1957 PIT MLB 40 38 277.0 4.79 86 .259 .262 .322 .407 .265 .269 97 2.4 0.3 5.7 0.5
1958 PIT MLB 38 38 274.0 4.54 95 .260 .264 .328 .408 .268 .298 97 11.4 1.2 7.8 0.8
1959 PIT MLB 35 35 234.7 4.79 92 .270 .263 .324 .406 .263 .295 99 9.5 1.0 11.8 0.8
1960 PIT MLB 38 37 275.7 4.10 102 .230 .252 .316 .387 .258 .284 98 22.3 2.4 17.9 1.9
1961 PIT MLB 41 35 236.0 3.97 112 .257 .261 .325 .408 .262 .307 99 34.5 3.5 34.5 3.3
1962 PIT MLB 39 36 261.7 3.95 111 .251 .260 .326 .392 .262 .295 98 36.6 3.8 32.5 3.4
1963 PIT MLB 39 38 268.7 3.72 99 .229 .246 .304 .366 .258 .255 96 16.6 1.9 12.0 0.9
1964 PIT MLB 35 35 240.3 4.07 99 .249 .254 .305 .371 .258 .298 100 14.7 1.6 12.6 1.5
1965 PIT MLB 34 34 222.0 4.80 79 .254 .249 .308 .378 .259 .262 99 -2.7 -0.3 -8.1 -0.9
1966 NYA MLB 12 8 44.7 2.99 120 .309 .240 .302 .368 .254 .360 95 8.3 0.9 6.4 0.8
1966 NYN MLB 22 12 86.0 4.63 83 .299 .260 .311 .383 .264 .286 96 0.2 0.0 -1.9 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1951 PIT MLB 6 10 0 34 22 149.7 173 68 41 12 64% .309 10.4 4.1 0.7 2.5 1.61 4.27 -7.2 -0.7
1952 PIT MLB 7 17 0 35 23 185.0 186 84 75 15 59% .277 9.0 4.1 0.7 3.6 1.46 4.18 -2.0 -0.2
1953 PIT MLB 8 11 0 32 24 170.7 193 57 66 18 60% .297 10.2 3.0 0.9 3.5 1.46 4.90 -3.3 -0.1
1954 PIT MLB 7 12 2 35 20 170.3 204 58 73 16 56% .297 10.8 3.1 0.8 3.9 1.54 5.07 15.6 1.3
1955 PIT MLB 14 9 2 44 20 200.3 178 52 98 18 63% .263 8.0 2.3 0.8 4.4 1.15 2.83 -2.3 0.1
1956 PIT MLB 17 17 3 49 42 314.3 310 85 166 25 56% .256 8.9 2.4 0.7 4.8 1.26 3.46 9.1 0.6
1957 PIT MLB 14 18 0 40 38 277.0 273 68 143 28 56% .269 8.9 2.2 0.9 4.6 1.23 3.38 5.7 0.5
1958 PIT MLB 22 14 0 38 38 274.0 299 61 135 25 54% .298 9.8 2.0 0.8 4.4 1.31 3.68 7.8 0.8
1959 PIT MLB 8 19 0 35 35 234.7 267 52 104 19 56% .295 10.2 2.0 0.7 4.0 1.36 4.03 11.8 0.8
1960 PIT MLB 18 12 1 38 37 275.7 266 45 183 18 58% .284 8.7 1.5 0.6 6.0 1.13 3.00 17.9 1.9
1961 PIT MLB 14 19 1 41 35 236.0 271 45 108 16 61% .307 10.3 1.7 0.6 4.1 1.34 3.85 34.5 3.3
1962 PIT MLB 18 14 1 39 36 261.7 280 53 144 23 57% .295 9.6 1.8 0.8 5.0 1.27 3.06 32.5 3.4
1963 PIT MLB 17 16 0 39 38 268.7 236 44 144 13 58% .255 7.9 1.5 0.4 4.8 1.04 2.34 12.0 0.9
1964 PIT MLB 13 18 0 35 35 240.3 253 50 128 10 63% .298 9.5 1.9 0.4 4.8 1.26 3.33 12.6 1.5
1965 PIT MLB 8 12 0 34 34 222.0 221 47 74 17 58% .262 9.0 1.9 0.7 3.0 1.21 3.24 -8.1 -0.9
1966 NYN MLB 5 8 1 22 12 86.0 101 16 30 11 67% .286 10.6 1.7 1.2 3.1 1.36 4.40 -1.9 -0.5
1966 NYA MLB 1 4 0 12 8 44.7 61 9 22 2 55% .360 12.3 1.8 0.4 4.4 1.57 4.84 6.4 0.8

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

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  Title Author Date
The Week in Quotes: February 3-9Morris Greenberg2014-02-10
The Week in Quotes: February 3-9Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-02-10
The Week in Quotes: February 3-9Nick Bacarella2014-02-10
The Week in Quotes: February 3-9Chris Mosch2014-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Buy Low, PorcelloR.J. Anderson2013-01-21
BP Unfiltered: MVPs Who Weren't All-StarsBen Lindbergh2012-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Disasterpiece TheaterJay Jaffe2010-09-29
You Can Blog It Up: The 2010 Orioles: One of the Worst Teams of All Time?Steven Goldman2010-06-05
Prospectus Toolbox: WHIP-ping Through the MailbagDerek Jacques2008-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Exiting Stage LeftJim Baker2008-07-11
Prospectus Matchups: The (Elimination) GamersJim Baker2007-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Most ActiveJim Baker2006-01-25


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