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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 3882 .240 .304 .422 .266 11.4
Birth Date2-17-1934
Height6' 1"
Weight206 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
1958 SFN 24 122 470 418 48 108 25 6 14 187 43 69 5 4 0 56 3 2 .258 .332 .447 .277 14.0 -7.6 0.7
1959 SFN 25 126 511 463 64 126 22 3 22 220 42 84 3 3 0 68 5 3 .272 .335 .475 .294 25.6 -0.4 2.6
1960 SFN 26 146 567 515 59 130 21 10 21 234 44 86 4 2 2 65 12 7 .252 .315 .454 .285 31.1 1.3 3.4
1961 CLE 27 146 585 525 84 136 22 5 27 249 48 77 1 7 4 95 7 0 .259 .318 .474 .277 18.9 7.1 2.7
1962 CLE 28 137 470 419 56 84 9 1 21 158 43 62 0 5 3 72 9 1 .200 .272 .377 .232 0.0 6.9 0.7
1963 CLE 29 127 478 427 51 98 13 2 15 160 45 99 1 3 2 47 8 2 .230 .303 .375 .260 12.5 -2.1 1.2
1964 BAL 30 66 172 150 14 30 5 0 3 44 17 26 1 3 1 22 3 2 .200 .281 .293 .250 5.2 2.2 0.8
1964 WS2 30 32 110 102 8 22 6 0 5 43 6 30 0 0 2 13 0 0 .216 .259 .422 .252 1.2 -1.5 -0.0
1965 WS2 31 123 337 312 38 72 9 1 14 125 19 65 0 6 0 54 3 2 .231 .270 .401 .252 2.8 -0.8 0.2
1966 WS2 32 124 182 163 21 31 2 1 6 53 16 50 0 1 2 17 2 0 .190 .261 .325 .211 -6.8 -1.6 -0.9
Career1149388234944438371342914814733236481534165095219.240.304.422.266104.53.411.4

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
1958 SFN MLB 122 470 .277 .264 .326 .410 .267 .277 99 7.7 12.6 -4.5 -7.6 -2.7 14.0 0.7 14.0 0.7
1959 SFN MLB 126 511 .294 .259 .316 .397 .259 .289 97 17.7 14.1 -4.9 -0.4 -1.7 25.6 2.6 25.6 2.6
1960 SFN MLB 146 567 .285 .257 .317 .395 .260 .266 95 14.3 15.3 -5.6 1.3 3.0 31.1 3.4 31.1 3.4
1961 CLE MLB 146 585 .277 .256 .325 .399 .261 .255 99 10.2 16.6 -6 7.1 -0.2 18.9 2.7 18.9 2.7
1962 CLE MLB 137 470 .232 .256 .321 .396 .260 .185 100 -13.5 13.1 -4.1 6.9 1.7 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.7
1963 CLE MLB 127 478 .260 .246 .307 .378 .261 .263 97 -0.1 12.0 -1.3 -2.1 0.8 12.5 1.2 12.5 1.2
1964 BAL MLB 66 172 .250 .252 .316 .396 .267 .218 98 -1.6 4.4 -1.3 2.2 0.3 5.2 0.8 5.2 0.8
1964 WS2 MLB 32 110 .252 .241 .304 .369 .254 .254 101 -0.9 2.8 -0.8 -1.5 0.2 1.2 -0.0 1.2 -0.0
1965 WS2 MLB 123 337 .252 .239 .305 .361 .255 .243 100 -2.5 8.5 -2.3 -0.8 0.5 2.8 0.2 2.8 0.2
1966 WS2 MLB 124 182 .211 .237 .299 .359 .252 .231 100 -8.1 4.6 -0.9 -1.6 0.1 -6.8 -0.9 -6.8 -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
1958 SFN MLB 470 48 108 25 6 14 56 43 69 3 2 .258 .332 .447 .189 .277 14.0 -7.6 0.7
1959 SFN MLB 511 64 126 22 3 22 68 42 84 5 3 .272 .335 .475 .203 .294 25.6 -0.4 2.6
1960 SFN MLB 567 59 130 21 10 21 65 44 86 12 7 .252 .315 .454 .202 .285 31.1 1.3 3.4
1961 CLE MLB 585 84 136 22 5 27 95 48 77 7 0 .259 .318 .474 .215 .277 18.9 7.1 2.7
1962 CLE MLB 470 56 84 9 1 21 72 43 62 9 1 .200 .272 .377 .177 .232 0.0 6.9 0.7
1963 CLE MLB 478 51 98 13 2 15 47 45 99 8 2 .230 .303 .375 .145 .260 12.5 -2.1 1.2
1964 BAL MLB 172 14 30 5 0 3 22 17 26 3 2 .200 .281 .293 .093 .250 5.2 2.2 0.8
1964 WS2 MLB 110 8 22 6 0 5 13 6 30 0 0 .216 .259 .422 .206 .252 1.2 -1.5 -0.0
1965 WS2 MLB 337 38 72 9 1 14 54 19 65 3 2 .231 .270 .401 .170 .252 2.8 -0.8 0.2
1966 WS2 MLB 182 21 31 2 1 6 17 16 50 2 0 .190 .261 .325 .135 .211 -6.8 -1.6 -0.9

Plate Discipline

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Injury History

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Compensation

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The Biggest Late Rallies That Came Up ShortRyan Lind2013-04-08
Prospectus Q&A: Bill Monbouquette, Part TwoDavid Laurila2011-02-01
Prospectus Q&A: Jerry Howarth, Part IDavid Laurila2010-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Generation GapJim Baker2004-11-24


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