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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 5843 .274 .322 .427 .274 30.4
Birth Date2-23-1929
Height6' 2"
Weight196 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 NYA 26 97 305 279 33 81 8 7 10 133 20 36 1 4 1 43 0 0 .290 .336 .477 .286 18.0 -1.3 1.7
1956 NYA 27 98 316 290 35 76 8 3 5 105 21 30 1 2 2 34 0 1 .262 .312 .362 .240 5.5 -3.3 0.2
1957 NYA 28 110 380 356 33 90 13 4 8 135 16 43 0 2 6 44 2 5 .253 .283 .379 .227 -2.2 1.8 -0.0
1958 NYA 29 103 406 376 45 118 19 5 11 180 22 60 0 4 4 66 1 1 .314 .348 .479 .294 26.1 1.1 2.9
1959 NYA 30 125 474 443 59 121 24 6 18 211 20 57 3 4 4 73 0 1 .273 .306 .476 .272 18.3 0.8 2.0
1960 NYA 31 107 361 323 29 79 11 3 6 114 28 43 0 8 2 39 3 0 .245 .298 .353 .240 7.3 1.1 0.9
1961 NYA 32 129 482 446 64 155 17 5 21 245 28 65 3 4 1 77 0 3 .348 .387 .549 .343 60.2 1.5 6.3
1962 NYA 33 136 538 494 63 138 23 5 21 234 31 76 1 9 3 91 1 1 .279 .318 .474 .283 37.7 -1.1 3.8
1963 NYA 34 135 531 487 75 140 21 6 28 257 35 68 6 2 1 85 0 0 .287 .342 .528 .316 44.7 -1.9 4.8
1964 NYA 35 150 607 550 63 172 27 3 15 250 48 73 5 4 0 84 1 1 .313 .371 .455 .309 52.0 2.6 6.1
1965 NYA 36 110 418 391 38 91 15 1 9 135 24 65 1 1 1 45 0 0 .233 .278 .345 .235 4.9 -1.8 0.3
1966 NYA 37 126 451 410 38 105 19 2 6 146 37 65 1 3 0 35 0 0 .256 .317 .356 .259 12.2 1.1 1.5
1967 BOS 38 42 129 116 9 17 3 0 1 23 9 24 1 2 1 11 0 0 .147 .211 .198 .164 -6.5 -0.7 -0.8
1967 NYA 38 66 216 199 13 39 6 0 3 54 12 36 2 2 1 17 0 0 .196 .247 .271 .205 -2.3 0.9 -0.2
1968 BOS 39 71 229 203 22 49 4 0 5 68 22 45 1 1 2 18 1 1 .241 .317 .335 .272 7.5 -0.6 0.9
Career1605584353636191471218501672290373786265229762914.274.322.427.274283.40.230.4

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 NYA MLB 97 305 .286 .258 .331 .376 .258 .300 100 8.5 8.5 -1.5 -1.3 0.6 18.0 1.7 18.0 1.7
1956 NYA MLB 98 316 .240 .268 .342 .406 .270 .276 100 -6.6 8.8 0.1 -3.3 1.2 5.5 0.2 5.5 0.2
1957 NYA MLB 110 380 .227 .259 .323 .387 .261 .267 99 -12.6 10.2 0.1 1.8 0.6 -2.2 -0.0 -2.2 -0.0
1958 NYA MLB 103 406 .294 .257 .321 .388 .260 .346 100 13.7 10.9 3.4 1.1 -2.3 26.1 2.9 26.1 2.9
1959 NYA MLB 125 474 .272 .256 .319 .390 .259 .277 99 5.9 13.1 -1.3 0.8 -0.3 18.3 2.0 18.3 2.0
1960 NYA MLB 107 361 .240 .259 .326 .396 .266 .259 99 -7.3 9.7 5.6 1.1 -1.7 7.3 0.9 7.3 0.9
1961 NYA MLB 129 482 .343 .259 .326 .400 .262 .368 96 41.9 13.7 6.7 1.5 -2.9 60.2 6.3 60.2 6.3
1962 NYA MLB 136 538 .283 .255 .324 .396 .262 .288 97 12.5 15.0 8.9 -1.1 -1.9 37.7 3.8 37.7 3.8
1963 NYA MLB 135 531 .316 .250 .307 .386 .263 .285 96 26.8 13.3 8 -1.9 -4.5 44.7 4.8 44.7 4.8
1964 NYA MLB 150 607 .309 .246 .313 .380 .260 .337 97 27.5 15.5 9.3 2.6 -1.9 52.0 6.1 52.0 6.1
1965 NYA MLB 110 418 .235 .239 .305 .365 .257 .258 98 -9.5 10.6 5.8 -1.8 -1.5 4.9 0.3 4.9 0.3
1966 NYA MLB 126 451 .259 .242 .302 .371 .256 .289 98 -0.5 11.5 5 1.1 -3.6 12.2 1.5 12.2 1.5
1967 BOS MLB 42 129 .164 .233 .296 .344 .253 .172 111 -10.7 3.1 1.8 -0.7 0.1 -6.5 -0.8 -6.5 -0.8
1967 NYA MLB 66 216 .205 .234 .298 .349 .255 .222 96 -10.4 5.2 2.8 0.9 -0.3 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
1968 BOS MLB 71 229 .272 .227 .292 .341 .258 .286 101 2.2 5.0 3 -0.6 0.0 7.5 0.9 7.5 0.9

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 NYA MLB 305 33 81 8 7 10 43 20 36 0 0 .290 .336 .477 .186 .286 18.0 -1.3 1.7
1956 NYA MLB 316 35 76 8 3 5 34 21 30 0 1 .262 .312 .362 .100 .240 5.5 -3.3 0.2
1957 NYA MLB 380 33 90 13 4 8 44 16 43 2 5 .253 .283 .379 .126 .227 -2.2 1.8 -0.0
1958 NYA MLB 406 45 118 19 5 11 66 22 60 1 1 .314 .348 .479 .165 .294 26.1 1.1 2.9
1959 NYA MLB 474 59 121 24 6 18 73 20 57 0 1 .273 .306 .476 .203 .272 18.3 0.8 2.0
1960 NYA MLB 361 29 79 11 3 6 39 28 43 3 0 .245 .298 .353 .108 .240 7.3 1.1 0.9
1961 NYA MLB 482 64 155 17 5 21 77 28 65 0 3 .348 .387 .549 .202 .343 60.2 1.5 6.3
1962 NYA MLB 538 63 138 23 5 21 91 31 76 1 1 .279 .318 .474 .194 .283 37.7 -1.1 3.8
1963 NYA MLB 531 75 140 21 6 28 85 35 68 0 0 .287 .342 .528 .240 .316 44.7 -1.9 4.8
1964 NYA MLB 607 63 172 27 3 15 84 48 73 1 1 .313 .371 .455 .142 .309 52.0 2.6 6.1
1965 NYA MLB 418 38 91 15 1 9 45 24 65 0 0 .233 .278 .345 .113 .235 4.9 -1.8 0.3
1966 NYA MLB 451 38 105 19 2 6 35 37 65 0 0 .256 .317 .356 .100 .259 12.2 1.1 1.5
1967 BOS MLB 129 9 17 3 0 1 11 9 24 0 0 .147 .211 .198 .052 .164 -6.5 -0.7 -0.8
1967 NYA MLB 216 13 39 6 0 3 17 12 36 0 0 .196 .247 .271 .075 .205 -2.3 0.9 -0.2
1968 BOS MLB 229 22 49 4 0 5 18 22 45 1 1 .241 .317 .335 .094 .272 7.5 -0.6 0.9

Plate Discipline

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Injury History

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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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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe HOF Rule Change: What Happens After 10 Years?Mike Gianella2014-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Another No-NoChris Mosch2014-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Another No-NoDaniel Rathman2014-06-19
The Lineup Card: Seven Pioneers Worthy of Hall of Fame InductionBaseball Prospectus2014-01-08
Skewed Left: Why Deserving MVPs Don't WinZachary Levine2013-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and HistoryMike Gianella2013-10-30
The Lineup Card: Eight World Series Teams that Faded Quickly Baseball Prospectus2013-08-01
Pebble Hunting: The Evolution of World Series CelebrationsSam Miller2013-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Murphy, Morris, and Using the Full 15 BallotsZachary Levine2013-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: Carlos Santana, and the Choice of a GenerationJason Wojciechowski2012-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Finding Life After 30Ben Lindbergh2012-08-24
In A Pickle: A.J. Pierzynski and the Last Thing You ExpectedJason Wojciechowski2012-08-23
The BP Broadside: Jorge Posada and the Third-String YankeesSteven Goldman2012-01-30
The BP Wayback Machine: Un-StarsJames Click2011-06-30
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Yankees' Virgin SpringJay Jaffe2011-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Over/Under-30 All-StarsBen Lindbergh2011-05-19
The BP Broadside: The Bronx Blame Game and the Posada PsychodramaSteven Goldman2011-05-17
Wezen-Ball: "Challenge the Yankees", the boardgameLarry Granillo2011-04-14
Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Mauer's Tower of AccomplishmentSteven Goldman2009-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Week One WrapJohn Perrotto2009-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Comeback KingsJay Jaffe2008-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Scoops of all Sizes from Around the Major LeaguesJohn Perrotto2008-09-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dunn Deal and Post-Deadline DetritusChristina Kahrl2008-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Go Go, Tigers, Go?Steven Goldman2008-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Sweepers, Part 3Steven Goldman2007-11-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29
Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: Un-StarsJames Click2005-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessCasey, TK, Gardenhire: How Does Your Prospect Grow?: How the Twins Haven't Learned from StengelSteven Goldman2003-07-02
The Great Slide Backwards: Which Teams Will Lose 20 More Games this Season?Mark Armour2003-04-09
The Impossible Dream: How the 1967 Red Sox Won the PennantMark Armour2003-03-17
Prospectus Feature: 2003 IHOF Veterans Committee ResultsNeal Traven2003-02-26


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