Biographical

Portrait of Tug McGraw

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date8-30-1944
Height6' 0"
Weight170 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.
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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
1965 NYN MLB 37 9 97.7 88 48 57 8 .259 102 8.1 4.4 0.7 5.3 46% .267 .270 1.39 4.10 3.32 119 4.56 -0.0
1966 NYN MLB 15 12 62.3 72 25 34 11 .266 97 10.4 3.6 1.6 4.9 53% .296 .318 1.56 5.08 5.34 115 4.91 -0.2
1967 NYN MLB 4 4 17.3 13 13 18 3 .265 96 6.8 6.8 1.6 9.3 50% .227 .276 1.50 5.08 7.79 110 3.84 0.1
1969 NYN MLB 42 4 100.3 89 47 92 6 .266 98 8.0 4.2 0.5 8.3 51% .297 .254 1.36 3.01 2.24 85 3.51 1.3
1970 NYN MLB 57 0 90.7 77 49 81 6 .261 97 7.6 4.9 0.6 8.0 61% .272 .255 1.39 3.58 3.28 91 4.06 0.8
1971 NYN MLB 51 1 111.0 73 41 109 4 .256 97 5.9 3.3 0.3 8.8 49% .243 .200 1.03 2.24 1.70 72 2.52 2.5
1972 NYN MLB 54 0 106.0 71 40 92 3 .264 97 6.0 3.4 0.3 7.8 54% .242 .216 1.05 2.38 1.70 77 2.61 2.1
1973 NYN MLB 60 2 118.7 106 55 81 11 .262 99 8.0 4.2 0.8 6.1 56% .269 .253 1.36 3.86 3.87 102 4.31 0.5
1974 NYN MLB 41 4 88.7 96 32 54 12 .263 98 9.7 3.2 1.2 5.5 52% .288 .284 1.44 4.21 4.16 101 4.27 0.3
1975 PHI MLB 56 0 102.7 84 36 55 6 .261 105 7.4 3.2 0.5 4.8 42% .245 .224 1.17 3.44 2.98 97 3.85 1.0
1976 PHI MLB 58 0 97.3 81 42 76 4 .259 104 7.5 3.9 0.4 7.0 45% .269 .235 1.26 2.91 2.50 89 3.35 1.2
1977 PHI MLB 45 0 79.0 62 24 58 6 .258 106 7.1 2.7 0.7 6.6 63% .252 .206 1.09 3.20 2.62 82 3.58 1.1
1978 PHI MLB 55 1 89.7 82 23 63 6 .255 104 8.2 2.3 0.6 6.3 52% .280 .239 1.17 2.86 3.21 81 3.33 1.3
1979 PHI MLB 65 1 83.7 83 29 57 9 .257 104 8.9 3.1 1.0 6.1 47% .285 .250 1.34 3.84 5.16 95 4.20 0.6
1980 PHI MLB 57 0 92.3 62 23 75 3 .253 101 6.0 2.2 0.3 7.3 51% .234 .189 0.92 2.36 1.46 62 3.00 1.8
1981 PHI MLB 34 0 44.0 35 14 26 2 .252 102 7.2 2.9 0.4 5.3 45% .243 .236 1.11 3.03 2.66 92 3.17 0.6
1982 PHI MLB 34 0 39.7 50 12 25 3 .254 101 11.3 2.7 0.7 5.7 42% .336 .279 1.56 3.45 4.31 93 4.21 0.2
1983 PHI MLB 34 1 55.7 58 19 30 4 .256 103 9.4 3.1 0.6 4.9 55% .295 .251 1.38 3.55 3.56 107 4.90 -0.1
1984 PHI MLB 25 0 38.0 36 10 26 1 .254 100 8.5 2.4 0.2 6.2 42% .285 .247 1.21 2.56 3.79 88 3.59 0.5
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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
1965 NYN MLB 37 9 97.7 88 48 57 8 .259 102 8.1 4.4 0.7 5.3 46% .267 .270 1.39 4.10 3.32
1966 NYN MLB 15 12 62.3 72 25 34 11 .266 97 10.4 3.6 1.6 4.9 53% .296 .318 1.56 5.08 5.34
1967 NYN MLB 4 4 17.3 13 13 18 3 .265 96 6.8 6.8 1.6 9.3 50% .227 .276 1.50 5.08 7.79
1969 NYN MLB 42 4 100.3 89 47 92 6 .266 98 8.0 4.2 0.5 8.3 51% .297 .254 1.36 3.01 2.24
1970 NYN MLB 57 0 90.7 77 49 81 6 .261 97 7.6 4.9 0.6 8.0 61% .272 .255 1.39 3.58 3.28
1971 NYN MLB 51 1 111.0 73 41 109 4 .256 97 5.9 3.3 0.3 8.8 49% .243 .200 1.03 2.24 1.70
1972 NYN MLB 54 0 106.0 71 40 92 3 .264 97 6.0 3.4 0.3 7.8 54% .242 .216 1.05 2.38 1.70
1973 NYN MLB 60 2 118.7 106 55 81 11 .262 99 8.0 4.2 0.8 6.1 56% .269 .253 1.36 3.86 3.87
1974 NYN MLB 41 4 88.7 96 32 54 12 .263 98 9.7 3.2 1.2 5.5 52% .288 .284 1.44 4.21 4.16
1975 PHI MLB 56 0 102.7 84 36 55 6 .261 105 7.4 3.2 0.5 4.8 42% .245 .224 1.17 3.44 2.98
1976 PHI MLB 58 0 97.3 81 42 76 4 .259 104 7.5 3.9 0.4 7.0 45% .269 .235 1.26 2.91 2.50
1977 PHI MLB 45 0 79.0 62 24 58 6 .258 106 7.1 2.7 0.7 6.6 63% .252 .206 1.09 3.20 2.62
1978 PHI MLB 55 1 89.7 82 23 63 6 .255 104 8.2 2.3 0.6 6.3 52% .280 .239 1.17 2.86 3.21
1979 PHI MLB 65 1 83.7 83 29 57 9 .257 104 8.9 3.1 1.0 6.1 47% .285 .250 1.34 3.84 5.16
1980 PHI MLB 57 0 92.3 62 23 75 3 .253 101 6.0 2.2 0.3 7.3 51% .234 .189 0.92 2.36 1.46
1981 PHI MLB 34 0 44.0 35 14 26 2 .252 102 7.2 2.9 0.4 5.3 45% .243 .236 1.11 3.03 2.66
1982 PHI MLB 34 0 39.7 50 12 25 3 .254 101 11.3 2.7 0.7 5.7 42% .336 .279 1.56 3.45 4.31
1983 PHI MLB 34 1 55.7 58 19 30 4 .256 103 9.4 3.1 0.6 4.9 55% .295 .251 1.38 3.55 3.56
1984 PHI MLB 25 0 38.0 36 10 26 1 .254 100 8.5 2.4 0.2 6.2 42% .285 .247 1.21 2.56 3.79
1989 GAS A 1 1 5.0 3 0 0 0 .000 5.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 0.60 2.91 1.80
1990 GAS A 1 1 5.0 6 2 1 0 .000 10.8 3.6 0.0 1.8 0% .000 .000 1.60 3.79 5.40

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
1984-06-02 1984-07-29 57 53 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
1982-11-16 1982-11-16 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 1982-11-16 -
1982-04-08 1982-06-21 74 63 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Bone Chips 1982-11-16 -
1980-06-25 1980-07-19 24 23 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1977-04-17 1977-06-18 62 54 Left Elbow Inflammation Ulnar Neuritis - -
1975-04-08 1975-04-26 15-DL 18 14 - Trunk Recovery From Surgery Bursa Rib Cage 1975-03-19 -
1975-03-19 1975-04-08 Camp 20 0 - Trunk Surgery Bursa Rib Cage 1975-03-19 -
1974-05-16 1974-06-14 29 24 Left Shoulder Strain - -
1966-05-18 1966-06-11 24 23 Left Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
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2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 6/28/2016 09:36 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
Weighted Mean?????0.0????.0000.000.00?0.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
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Upside By Year

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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

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BP Annual Player Comments

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BP Articles

Tug McGraw is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: One Fine DayRob Mains2016-04-26
Baseball ProGUESTus: Where the Crazy Closer Comes FromMatthew Callan2013-04-09
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
Wezen-Ball: The Anniversary of a StreakLarry Granillo2012-05-30
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day, 2012!Larry Granillo2012-03-14
BP Unfiltered: Jaffe Versus BowaJay Jaffe2012-02-01
Baseball ProGUESTus: Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out SaveKevin Baker2011-10-31
Baseball ProGUESTus: Astros AppreciationAllen Barra2011-07-15
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day!Larry Granillo2011-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: A Little Bit Softer NowBen Lindbergh2011-02-03
Prospectus Hit and Run: Trevor Hoffman and the Coming WaveJay Jaffe2011-01-13
Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Relief at ListJay Jaffe2011-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Chuck Tanner and the 1979 PiratesBob Hertzel2010-10-26
One-Hoppers: Switch-Pitcher in PinstripesJay Jaffe2010-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Lest We ForgetSteven Goldman2009-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: George ThorogoodDavid Laurila2009-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1915, the Year of NothingSteven Goldman2008-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Yosted by His Own PetardSteven Goldman2008-09-16
The Class of 2008: RelieversJay Jaffe2008-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Importance of Being AugieSteven Goldman2007-08-13
The Big Picture: Evolving the Save RuleDavid Pinto2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: DebutJay Jaffe2007-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sweepers and SweepeesJim Baker2006-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Feels Like the First TimeJim Baker2005-10-21
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2005-03-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2004-04-16


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-27 16:30:00World Series Game FiveHas everyone heard about the Tug McGraw ashes thing? Yikes. (Will Carroll)