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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 0 0.00 0
Birth Date3-12-1930
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1950 PIT 20 27 17 128.0 67.0 13.3 7 9 0 0 5 1 358 137 83 70 11 129 49 49 4 57 4.92 3.92 6.06 -4.2 -0.5
1951 PIT 21 28 14 114.0 60.7 29.0 6 9 2 1 5 1 398 109 66 57 9 129 51 51 6 41 4.50 4.19 5.91 4.7 0.4
1954 PIT 24 39 18 161.7 92.3 51.3 9 13 3 2 9 2 646 201 109 99 20 279 56 56 3 57 5.51 4.42 5.07 12.0 0.9
1955 PIT 25 43 24 200.7 127.7 37.7 10 10 1 0 11 1 720 221 98 85 19 273 61 54 1 82 3.81 3.65 4.61 16.7 1.7
1956 PIT 26 39 32 195.7 130.7 7.3 8 16 2 0 7 2 612 218 110 94 24 256 49 39 6 60 4.32 4.06 5.20 3.9 0.3
1957 PIT 27 31 25 172.7 142.7 10.0 10 8 1 1 10 2 629 172 72 55 18 224 32 24 2 55 2.87 3.82 4.91 0.2 -0.2
1958 PIT 28 35 29 202.3 186.3 16.0 14 12 3 1 12 2 854 235 103 89 16 346 39 34 1 56 3.96 3.57 4.50 23.5 2.5
1959 PIT 29 34 33 266.0 247.3 1.0 18 9 1 0 23 4 1012 245 91 88 25 353 53 42 2 110 2.98 3.64 4.23 23.1 2.6
1960 PIT 30 35 35 271.7 271.7 0.0 20 9 0 0 22 6 1091 266 104 93 25 402 40 32 4 120 3.08 3.45 4.03 32.6 3.6
1961 PIT 31 11 10 59.3 56.3 3.0 3 4 0 0 5 0 258 72 33 31 10 115 18 15 1 20 4.70 5.14 5.36 2.4 0.3
1962 PIT 32 23 20 139.3 134.3 5.0 10 7 0 0 9 3 597 156 67 61 21 248 27 23 1 78 3.94 4.16 4.67 17.6 2.1
1963 PIT 33 18 12 76.7 65.3 11.3 4 5 0 1 5 1 325 91 45 42 11 146 13 13 0 31 4.93 4.06 4.78 -0.2 0.2
1964 PIT 34 35 29 192.0 179.3 12.7 12 13 0 0 15 3 795 203 85 77 18 300 32 26 1 93 3.61 3.52 4.35 18.2 2.2
1965 PIT 35 29 28 217.3 202.3 1.3 17 9 0 0 18 4 787 182 66 52 17 243 35 33 3 101 2.15 3.25 4.09 16.1 1.9
1966 PIT 36 31 28 177.7 150.7 9.0 12 8 0 0 12 5 661 203 85 80 19 254 24 23 4 88 4.05 3.54 4.55 10.1 1.2
1967 PIT 37 25 10 97.0 58.3 36.3 2 6 0 0 5 0 417 122 57 45 5 165 18 9 1 43 4.18 3.03 3.93 4.0 0.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1950 PIT MLB 27 17 128.0 6.06 76 .266 .266 .336 .407 .269 .278 102 -4.0 -0.4 -4.2 -0.5
1951 PIT MLB 28 14 114.0 5.91 79 .264 .259 .324 .386 .264 .254 109 -1.9 -0.2 4.7 0.4
1954 PIT MLB 39 18 161.7 5.07 89 .297 .272 .335 .419 .269 .307 98 3.6 0.4 12.0 0.9
1955 PIT MLB 43 24 200.7 4.61 96 .274 .259 .327 .417 .267 .298 98 8.6 0.9 16.7 1.7
1956 PIT MLB 39 32 195.7 5.20 76 .289 .259 .326 .403 .258 .285 98 -0.7 -0.1 3.9 0.3
1957 PIT MLB 31 25 172.7 4.91 82 .246 .261 .320 .409 .265 .250 96 0.3 0.0 0.2 -0.2
1958 PIT MLB 35 29 202.3 4.50 96 .278 .265 .329 .408 .268 .295 98 14.8 1.6 23.5 2.5
1959 PIT MLB 34 33 266.0 4.23 104 .238 .261 .323 .404 .264 .246 99 20.3 2.1 23.1 2.6
1960 PIT MLB 35 35 271.7 4.03 105 .238 .252 .315 .387 .257 .267 100 25.0 2.6 32.6 3.6
1961 PIT MLB 11 10 59.3 5.36 81 .286 .257 .325 .405 .262 .297 99 0.9 0.1 2.4 0.3
1962 PIT MLB 23 20 139.3 4.67 91 .270 .256 .322 .382 .262 .287 95 7.2 0.7 17.6 2.1
1963 PIT MLB 18 12 76.7 4.78 71 .295 .245 .302 .355 .255 .296 97 -1.9 -0.2 -0.2 0.2
1964 PIT MLB 35 29 192.0 4.35 91 .254 .254 .306 .370 .257 .284 99 9.7 1.1 18.2 2.2
1965 PIT MLB 29 28 217.3 4.09 98 .221 .247 .308 .368 .258 .233 99 11.1 1.2 16.1 1.9
1966 PIT MLB 31 28 177.7 4.55 91 .263 .257 .312 .385 .264 .306 102 6.5 0.7 10.1 1.2
1967 PIT MLB 25 10 97.0 3.93 97 .301 .243 .299 .354 .258 .322 100 5.2 0.6 4.0 0.4

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
1950 PIT MLB 7 9 0 27 17 128.0 137 49 57 11 51% .278 9.6 3.4 0.8 4.0 1.45 4.92 -4.2 -0.5
1951 PIT MLB 6 9 2 28 14 114.0 109 51 41 9 58% .254 8.6 4.0 0.7 3.2 1.40 4.50 4.7 0.4
1954 PIT MLB 9 13 3 39 18 161.7 201 56 57 20 48% .307 11.2 3.1 1.1 3.2 1.59 5.51 12.0 0.9
1955 PIT MLB 10 10 1 43 24 200.7 221 61 82 19 58% .298 9.9 2.7 0.9 3.7 1.41 3.81 16.7 1.7
1956 PIT MLB 8 16 2 39 32 195.7 218 49 60 24 49% .285 10.0 2.3 1.1 2.8 1.36 4.32 3.9 0.3
1957 PIT MLB 10 8 1 31 25 172.7 172 32 55 18 51% .250 9.0 1.7 0.9 2.9 1.18 2.87 0.2 -0.2
1958 PIT MLB 14 12 3 35 29 202.3 235 39 56 16 44% .295 10.5 1.7 0.7 2.5 1.35 3.96 23.5 2.5
1959 PIT MLB 18 9 1 34 33 266.0 245 53 110 25 46% .246 8.3 1.8 0.8 3.7 1.12 2.98 23.1 2.6
1960 PIT MLB 20 9 0 35 35 271.7 266 40 120 25 50% .267 8.8 1.3 0.8 4.0 1.13 3.08 32.6 3.6
1961 PIT MLB 3 4 0 11 10 59.3 72 18 20 10 46% .297 10.9 2.7 1.5 3.0 1.52 4.70 2.4 0.3
1962 PIT MLB 10 7 0 23 20 139.3 156 27 78 21 47% .287 10.1 1.7 1.4 5.0 1.31 3.94 17.6 2.1
1963 PIT MLB 4 5 0 18 12 76.7 91 13 31 11 46% .296 10.7 1.5 1.3 3.6 1.36 4.93 -0.2 0.2
1964 PIT MLB 12 13 0 35 29 192.0 203 32 93 18 54% .284 9.5 1.5 0.8 4.4 1.22 3.61 18.2 2.2
1965 PIT MLB 17 9 0 29 28 217.3 182 35 101 17 52% .233 7.5 1.4 0.7 4.2 1.00 2.15 16.1 1.9
1966 PIT MLB 12 8 0 31 28 177.7 203 24 88 19 55% .306 10.3 1.2 1.0 4.5 1.28 4.05 10.1 1.2
1967 PIT MLB 2 6 0 25 10 97.0 122 18 43 5 57% .322 11.3 1.7 0.5 4.0 1.44 4.18 4.0 0.4

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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
1967-08-21 1967-10-01 41 34 - Groin Soreness Retired - -
1966-04-14 1966-05-24 40 30 - - - -
1961-07-03 1961-10-02 91 84 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The Biggest Late Rallies That Came Up ShortRyan Lind2013-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Detroit TigersBaseball Prospectus2004-03-04


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