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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 2672 162 147 13 1092 3.77 19.6
Birth Date3-12-1930
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1950 PIT MLB 27 17 128.0 137 49 57 11 .269 102 9.6 3.4 0.8 4.0 51% .278 .266 1.45 3.92 4.92 98 0.00 0.0
1951 PIT MLB 28 14 114.0 109 51 41 9 .264 109 8.6 4.0 0.7 3.2 58% .254 .264 1.40 4.19 4.50 119 0.00 0.0
1954 PIT MLB 39 18 161.7 201 56 57 20 .269 98 11.2 3.1 1.1 3.2 48% .307 .297 1.59 4.42 5.51 96 4.95 -0.9
1955 PIT MLB 43 24 200.7 221 61 82 19 .267 98 9.9 2.7 0.9 3.7 58% .298 .274 1.41 3.65 3.81 96 4.56 -0.5
1956 PIT MLB 39 32 195.7 218 49 60 24 .258 98 10.0 2.3 1.1 2.8 49% .285 .289 1.36 4.06 4.32 110 5.48 -3.8
1957 PIT MLB 31 25 172.7 172 32 55 18 .265 96 9.0 1.7 0.9 2.9 51% .250 .246 1.18 3.82 2.87 100 3.52 2.1
1958 PIT MLB 35 29 202.3 235 39 56 16 .268 98 10.5 1.7 0.7 2.5 44% .295 .278 1.35 3.57 3.96 115 4.66 1.3
1959 PIT MLB 34 33 266.0 245 53 110 25 .264 99 8.3 1.8 0.8 3.7 46% .246 .238 1.12 3.64 2.98 97 3.47 4.6
1960 PIT MLB 35 35 271.7 266 40 120 25 .257 100 8.8 1.3 0.8 4.0 50% .267 .238 1.13 3.45 3.08 103 3.80 4.5
1961 PIT MLB 11 10 59.3 72 18 20 10 .262 99 10.9 2.7 1.5 3.0 46% .297 .286 1.52 5.14 4.70 115 5.46 0.0
1962 PIT MLB 23 20 139.3 156 27 78 21 .262 95 10.1 1.7 1.4 5.0 47% .287 .270 1.31 4.16 3.94 89 4.81 1.0
1963 PIT MLB 18 12 76.7 91 13 31 11 .255 97 10.7 1.5 1.3 3.6 46% .296 .295 1.36 4.06 4.93 116 5.13 -0.4
1964 PIT MLB 35 29 192.0 203 32 93 18 .257 99 9.5 1.5 0.8 4.4 54% .284 .254 1.22 3.52 3.61 102 4.07 1.9
1965 PIT MLB 29 28 217.3 182 35 101 17 .258 99 7.5 1.4 0.7 4.2 52% .233 .221 1.00 3.25 2.15 97 2.91 4.2
1966 PIT MLB 31 28 177.7 203 24 88 19 .264 102 10.3 1.2 1.0 4.5 55% .306 .263 1.28 3.54 4.05 98 4.09 0.4
1967 PIT MLB 25 10 97.0 122 18 43 5 .258 100 11.3 1.7 0.5 4.0 57% .322 .301 1.44 3.03 4.18 102 5.21 -1.3
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1950 PIT MLB 27 17 128.0 137 49 57 11 .269 102 9.6 3.4 0.8 4.0 51% .278 .266 1.45 3.92 4.92
1951 PIT MLB 28 14 114.0 109 51 41 9 .264 109 8.6 4.0 0.7 3.2 58% .254 .264 1.40 4.19 4.50
1954 PIT MLB 39 18 161.7 201 56 57 20 .269 98 11.2 3.1 1.1 3.2 48% .307 .297 1.59 4.42 5.51
1955 PIT MLB 43 24 200.7 221 61 82 19 .267 98 9.9 2.7 0.9 3.7 58% .298 .274 1.41 3.65 3.81
1956 PIT MLB 39 32 195.7 218 49 60 24 .258 98 10.0 2.3 1.1 2.8 49% .285 .289 1.36 4.06 4.32
1957 PIT MLB 31 25 172.7 172 32 55 18 .265 96 9.0 1.7 0.9 2.9 51% .250 .246 1.18 3.82 2.87
1958 PIT MLB 35 29 202.3 235 39 56 16 .268 98 10.5 1.7 0.7 2.5 44% .295 .278 1.35 3.57 3.96
1959 PIT MLB 34 33 266.0 245 53 110 25 .264 99 8.3 1.8 0.8 3.7 46% .246 .238 1.12 3.64 2.98
1960 PIT MLB 35 35 271.7 266 40 120 25 .257 100 8.8 1.3 0.8 4.0 50% .267 .238 1.13 3.45 3.08
1961 PIT MLB 11 10 59.3 72 18 20 10 .262 99 10.9 2.7 1.5 3.0 46% .297 .286 1.52 5.14 4.70
1962 PIT MLB 23 20 139.3 156 27 78 21 .262 95 10.1 1.7 1.4 5.0 47% .287 .270 1.31 4.16 3.94
1963 PIT MLB 18 12 76.7 91 13 31 11 .255 97 10.7 1.5 1.3 3.6 46% .296 .295 1.36 4.06 4.93
1964 PIT MLB 35 29 192.0 203 32 93 18 .257 99 9.5 1.5 0.8 4.4 54% .284 .254 1.22 3.52 3.61
1965 PIT MLB 29 28 217.3 182 35 101 17 .258 99 7.5 1.4 0.7 4.2 52% .233 .221 1.00 3.25 2.15
1966 PIT MLB 31 28 177.7 203 24 88 19 .264 102 10.3 1.2 1.0 4.5 55% .306 .263 1.28 3.54 4.05
1967 PIT MLB 25 10 97.0 122 18 43 5 .258 100 11.3 1.7 0.5 4.0 57% .322 .301 1.44 3.03 4.18

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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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 - Not Disclosed - -
1961-07-03 1961-10-02 91 84 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

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  Title Author Date
The Week in Quotes: January 12-19, 2015Nick Wheatley-Schaller2015-01-19
The Week in Quotes: January 12-19, 2015Chris Mosch2015-01-19
The Week in Quotes: January 12-19, 2015Nick Bacarella2015-01-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Does Bill James' Game Score Still Work?Ben Lindbergh2014-06-25
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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