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Johnny Groth PHTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 4302 .279 .352 .395 .233 5.6
Birth Date7-23-1926
Height6' 0"
Weight182 lbs
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WARP Summary

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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
1946 DET 19 4 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 DET 20 2 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET 21 6 18 17 3 8 3 0 1 14 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 .471 .500 .824 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 DET 22 103 418 348 60 102 19 5 11 164 65 27 2 3 73 3 7 .293 .407 .471 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 DET 23 157 670 566 95 173 30 8 12 255 95 27 2 7 85 1 5 .306 .407 .451 .298 41.7 -33.7 0.8
1951 DET 24 118 465 428 41 128 29 1 3 168 31 32 2 4 49 1 1 .299 .349 .393 .249 3.8 -5.0 -0.1
1952 DET 25 141 580 524 56 149 22 2 4 187 51 39 0 5 51 2 10 .284 .348 .357 .271 19.3 -9.1 1.1
1953 SLA 26 141 610 557 65 141 27 4 10 206 42 53 2 9 57 5 6 .253 .308 .370 .247 13.4 11.9 2.6
1954 CHA 27 125 477 422 41 116 20 0 7 157 42 37 2 3 8 60 3 9 .275 .341 .372 .244 5.1 -3.4 0.2
1955 CHA 28 32 88 77 13 26 7 0 2 39 6 13 0 2 3 11 1 0 .338 .376 .506 .307 7.9 1.1 0.9
1955 WS1 28 63 205 183 22 40 4 5 2 60 18 18 0 2 2 17 2 0 .219 .286 .328 .223 -2.7 -1.4 -0.4
1956 KC1 29 95 280 244 22 63 13 3 5 97 30 31 0 4 2 37 1 2 .258 .335 .398 .263 6.4 -8.0 -0.2
1957 DET 30 38 112 103 11 30 10 0 0 40 6 7 1 1 1 16 0 0 .291 .333 .388 .261 5.4 1.3 0.7
1957 KC1 30 55 68 59 10 15 0 0 0 15 7 6 0 0 2 2 0 0 .254 .333 .254 .209 -3.4 -0.5 -0.4
1958 DET 31 88 161 146 24 41 5 2 2 56 13 19 0 0 2 11 0 1 .281 .340 .384 .247 4.2 0.8 0.5
1959 DET 32 55 112 102 12 24 7 1 1 36 7 14 0 0 3 10 0 0 .235 .284 .353 .231 -1.5 0.9 -0.1
1960 DET 33 25 23 19 3 7 1 0 0 8 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .368 .455 .421 .318 0.3 -0.3 0.0
Career1248430238084801064197316015034193291112524861942.279.352.395.23399.9-45.55.6

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
1946 DET MLB 4 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 DET MLB 2 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 6 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 DET MLB 103 418 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 DET MLB 157 670 .298 .271 .356 .401 .275 .000 101 22.8 15.5 1.4 -33.7 0.7 41.7 0.8 41.7 0.8
1951 DET MLB 118 465 .249 .261 .335 .377 .268 .000 102 -4.2 10.0 0.9 -5.0 -2.7 3.8 -0.1 3.8 -0.1
1952 DET MLB 141 580 .271 .251 .326 .362 .268 .000 100 5.4 12.9 1.1 -9.1 -0.8 19.3 1.1 19.3 1.1
1953 SLA MLB 141 610 .247 .262 .332 .380 .264 .000 102 -7.9 15.9 1.4 11.9 1.7 13.4 2.6 13.4 2.6
1954 CHA MLB 125 477 .244 .264 .332 .387 .259 .286 100 -7.8 13.0 0.8 -3.4 -1.5 5.1 0.2 5.1 0.2
1955 CHA MLB 32 88 .307 .264 .332 .403 .261 .375 99 4.4 2.4 0.2 1.1 0.5 7.9 0.9 7.9 0.9
1955 WS1 MLB 63 205 .223 .254 .322 .380 .253 .230 98 -8 5.7 0.2 -1.4 0.3 -2.7 -0.4 -2.7 -0.4
1956 KC1 MLB 95 280 .263 .260 .338 .393 .265 .274 101 0.8 7.8 -0.3 -8.0 -2.2 6.4 -0.2 6.4 -0.2
1957 DET MLB 38 112 .261 .258 .319 .386 .258 .309 105 0.1 3.0 0.2 1.3 0.9 5.4 0.7 5.4 0.7
1957 KC1 MLB 55 68 .209 .256 .323 .375 .260 .283 102 -3.2 1.7 -0.5 -0.5 0.4 -3.4 -0.4 -3.4 -0.4
1958 DET MLB 88 161 .247 .255 .319 .378 .257 .312 101 -2 4.3 -0.4 0.8 2.5 4.2 0.5 4.2 0.5
1959 DET MLB 55 112 .231 .254 .317 .386 .259 .264 101 -3.2 3.1 -0.3 0.9 -0.3 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
1960 DET MLB 25 23 .318 .265 .338 .395 .267 .389 101 1.3 0.6 0 -0.3 -1.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0

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
1946 DET MLB 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 DET MLB 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 18 3 8 3 0 1 5 1 1 0 0 .471 .500 .824 .353 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 DET MLB 418 60 102 19 5 11 73 65 27 3 7 .293 .407 .471 .178 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 DET MLB 670 95 173 30 8 12 85 95 27 1 5 .306 .407 .451 .145 .298 41.7 -33.7 0.8
1951 DET MLB 465 41 128 29 1 3 49 31 32 1 1 .299 .349 .393 .093 .249 3.8 -5.0 -0.1
1952 DET MLB 580 56 149 22 2 4 51 51 39 2 10 .284 .348 .357 .073 .271 19.3 -9.1 1.1
1953 SLA MLB 610 65 141 27 4 10 57 42 53 5 6 .253 .308 .370 .117 .247 13.4 11.9 2.6
1954 CHA MLB 477 41 116 20 0 7 60 42 37 3 9 .275 .341 .372 .097 .244 5.1 -3.4 0.2
1955 CHA MLB 88 13 26 7 0 2 11 6 13 1 0 .338 .376 .506 .169 .307 7.9 1.1 0.9
1955 WS1 MLB 205 22 40 4 5 2 17 18 18 2 0 .219 .286 .328 .109 .223 -2.7 -1.4 -0.4
1956 KC1 MLB 280 22 63 13 3 5 37 30 31 1 2 .258 .335 .398 .139 .263 6.4 -8.0 -0.2
1957 DET MLB 112 11 30 10 0 0 16 6 7 0 0 .291 .333 .388 .097 .261 5.4 1.3 0.7
1957 KC1 MLB 68 10 15 0 0 0 2 7 6 0 0 .254 .333 .254 .000 .209 -3.4 -0.5 -0.4
1958 DET MLB 161 24 41 5 2 2 11 13 19 0 1 .281 .340 .384 .103 .247 4.2 0.8 0.5
1959 DET MLB 112 12 24 7 1 1 10 7 14 0 0 .235 .284 .353 .118 .231 -1.5 0.9 -0.1
1960 DET MLB 23 3 7 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 .368 .455 .421 .053 .318 0.3 -0.3 0.0

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  Title Author Date
Baseball ProGUESTus: Paul Richards, Maker of Major-League ManagersJonathan Bernstein2013-02-19
The BP Broadside: The Annotated WARP Leaders II: Did Ernie Banks Write the Book of Love?Steven Goldman2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessManufactured Runs: Solving the Mays ProblemColin Wyers2010-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessLeast Competent Criminals: The Least Efficient Base-Stealing Teams EverJim Baker2004-07-30


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