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Karl Olson LFRed Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
6 745 .235 .278 .316 .210 -3.9
Birth Date7-6-1930
Height6' 3"
Weight205 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
1951 BOS 20 5 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .067 -2.2 0.2 -0.2
1953 BOS 22 25 58 57 5 7 2 0 1 12 1 9 0 0 6 0 0 .123 .138 .211 .132 -6.1 -0.9 -0.7
1954 BOS 23 101 245 227 25 59 12 2 1 78 12 23 0 3 3 20 2 1 .260 .293 .344 .222 -3.9 -2.7 -0.7
1955 BOS 24 26 50 48 7 12 1 2 0 17 1 10 0 0 1 1 0 0 .250 .265 .354 .177 -3.9 -0.6 -0.5
1956 WS1 25 106 353 313 34 77 10 2 4 103 28 41 1 5 6 22 1 1 .246 .305 .329 .228 -2.9 -12.8 -1.6
1957 DET 26 8 15 14 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .111 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
1957 WS1 26 8 13 12 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .233 -0.1 0.0 -0.0
Career279745681741602566215439418125032.235.278.316.210-20.7-17.0-3.9

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
1951 BOS MLB 5 11 .067 .253 .318 .371 .266 .000 91 -2.3 0.3 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
1953 BOS MLB 25 58 .132 .260 .329 .385 .263 .000 106 -8.2 1.7 -0.3 -0.9 -0.4 -6.1 -0.7 -6.1 -0.7
1954 BOS MLB 101 245 .222 .255 .329 .369 .254 .282 105 -9.6 6.7 -0.4 -2.7 1.0 -3.9 -0.7 -3.9 -0.7
1955 BOS MLB 26 50 .177 .252 .337 .374 .259 .316 106 -4.4 1.4 -0.1 -0.6 0.1 -3.9 -0.5 -3.9 -0.5
1956 WS1 MLB 106 353 .228 .264 .341 .398 .266 .267 101 -11.7 9.8 0.6 -12.8 -0.3 -2.9 -1.6 -2.9 -1.6
1957 DET MLB 8 15 .111 .263 .345 .394 .275 .250 102 -2.2 0.4 0 -0.1 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
1957 WS1 MLB 8 13 .233 .232 .310 .325 .247 .200 96 -0.4 0.3 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0

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
1951 BOS MLB 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .000 .067 -2.2 0.2 -0.2
1953 BOS MLB 58 5 7 2 0 1 6 1 9 0 0 .123 .138 .211 .088 .132 -6.1 -0.9 -0.7
1954 BOS MLB 245 25 59 12 2 1 20 12 23 2 1 .260 .293 .344 .084 .222 -3.9 -2.7 -0.7
1955 BOS MLB 50 7 12 1 2 0 1 1 10 0 0 .250 .265 .354 .104 .177 -3.9 -0.6 -0.5
1956 WS1 MLB 353 34 77 10 2 4 22 28 41 1 1 .246 .305 .329 .083 .228 -2.9 -12.8 -1.6
1957 DET MLB 15 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .000 .111 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
1957 WS1 MLB 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .000 .233 -0.1 0.0 -0.0

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

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