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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date4-2-1927
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1945 DET MLB 5 0 10.0 6 10 10 1 .000 5.4 9.0 0.9 9.0 0% .217 .000 1.60 5.04 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
1948 DET MLB 22 5 55.3 47 51 36 5 .000 7.6 8.3 0.8 5.9 0% .255 .000 1.77 5.44 6.34 0 0.00 0.0
1949 CHA MLB 32 26 171.7 145 112 95 11 .000 7.6 5.9 0.6 5.0 0% .247 .000 1.50 4.17 3.88 0 0.00 0.0
1950 CHA MLB 33 29 219.3 189 137 118 11 .276 95 7.8 5.6 0.5 4.8 49% .249 .258 1.49 4.19 3.98 108 0.00 0.0
1951 CHA MLB 37 28 240.3 237 73 113 14 .269 91 8.9 2.7 0.5 4.2 46% .274 .264 1.29 3.32 3.03 84 0.00 0.0
1952 CHA MLB 33 32 255.3 214 79 144 12 .272 94 7.5 2.8 0.4 5.1 45% .252 .237 1.15 2.81 2.57 83 0.00 0.0
1953 CHA MLB 40 33 271.3 216 102 186 20 .265 98 7.2 3.4 0.7 6.2 42% .244 .235 1.17 3.31 2.72 77 0.00 0.0
1954 CHA MLB 36 26 188.7 179 86 148 15 .255 97 8.5 4.1 0.7 7.1 43% .289 .256 1.40 3.26 3.48 76 0.00 0.0
1955 CHA MLB 33 26 205.7 162 64 157 16 .261 99 7.1 2.8 0.7 6.9 40% .244 .219 1.10 2.89 1.97 59 0.00 0.0
1956 CHA MLB 35 33 276.3 261 100 192 24 .262 98 8.5 3.3 0.8 6.3 40% .281 .243 1.31 3.36 3.32 72 0.00 0.0
1957 CHA MLB 37 34 257.0 228 71 171 18 .260 96 8.0 2.5 0.6 6.0 43% .262 .236 1.16 2.82 3.26 68 0.00 0.0
1958 CHA MLB 35 32 245.0 204 66 144 33 .260 96 7.5 2.4 1.2 5.3 45% .231 .237 1.10 3.84 2.68 81 0.00 0.0
1959 CHA MLB 34 33 224.0 217 62 114 26 .259 100 8.7 2.5 1.0 4.6 50% .262 .252 1.25 3.83 3.62 95 0.00 0.0
1960 CHA MLB 32 30 196.3 201 46 108 24 .259 98 9.2 2.1 1.1 5.0 48% .278 .252 1.26 3.60 3.62 82 0.00 0.0
1961 CHA MLB 39 28 180.0 190 54 106 17 .258 99 9.5 2.7 0.8 5.3 48% .295 .264 1.36 3.47 3.80 92 0.00 0.0
1962 SFN MLB 30 23 162.3 147 35 76 19 .256 100 8.1 1.9 1.1 4.2 47% .244 .232 1.12 4.01 3.49 105 0.00 0.0
1963 SFN MLB 38 13 99.0 106 20 52 12 .248 97 9.6 1.8 1.1 4.7 45% .281 .267 1.27 3.66 4.27 104 0.00 0.0
1964 SFN MLB 34 1 49.0 40 10 29 6 .259 95 7.3 1.8 1.1 5.3 55% .227 .243 1.02 3.77 2.20 100 0.00 0.0
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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
1945 DET MLB 5 0 10.0 6 10 10 1 .000 5.4 9.0 0.9 9.0 0% .217 .000 1.60 5.04 1.80
1948 DET MLB 22 5 55.3 47 51 36 5 .000 7.6 8.3 0.8 5.9 0% .255 .000 1.77 5.44 6.34
1949 CHA MLB 32 26 171.7 145 112 95 11 .000 7.6 5.9 0.6 5.0 0% .247 .000 1.50 4.17 3.88
1950 CHA MLB 33 29 219.3 189 137 118 11 .276 95 7.8 5.6 0.5 4.8 49% .249 .258 1.49 4.19 3.98
1951 CHA MLB 37 28 240.3 237 73 113 14 .269 91 8.9 2.7 0.5 4.2 46% .274 .264 1.29 3.32 3.03
1952 CHA MLB 33 32 255.3 214 79 144 12 .272 94 7.5 2.8 0.4 5.1 45% .252 .237 1.15 2.81 2.57
1953 CHA MLB 40 33 271.3 216 102 186 20 .265 98 7.2 3.4 0.7 6.2 42% .244 .235 1.17 3.31 2.72
1954 CHA MLB 36 26 188.7 179 86 148 15 .255 97 8.5 4.1 0.7 7.1 43% .289 .256 1.40 3.26 3.48
1955 CHA MLB 33 26 205.7 162 64 157 16 .261 99 7.1 2.8 0.7 6.9 40% .244 .219 1.10 2.89 1.97
1956 CHA MLB 35 33 276.3 261 100 192 24 .262 98 8.5 3.3 0.8 6.3 40% .281 .243 1.31 3.36 3.32
1957 CHA MLB 37 34 257.0 228 71 171 18 .260 96 8.0 2.5 0.6 6.0 43% .262 .236 1.16 2.82 3.26
1958 CHA MLB 35 32 245.0 204 66 144 33 .260 96 7.5 2.4 1.2 5.3 45% .231 .237 1.10 3.84 2.68
1959 CHA MLB 34 33 224.0 217 62 114 26 .259 100 8.7 2.5 1.0 4.6 50% .262 .252 1.25 3.83 3.62
1960 CHA MLB 32 30 196.3 201 46 108 24 .259 98 9.2 2.1 1.1 5.0 48% .278 .252 1.26 3.60 3.62
1961 CHA MLB 39 28 180.0 190 54 106 17 .258 99 9.5 2.7 0.8 5.3 48% .295 .264 1.36 3.47 3.80
1962 SFN MLB 30 23 162.3 147 35 76 19 .256 100 8.1 1.9 1.1 4.2 47% .244 .232 1.12 4.01 3.49
1963 SFN MLB 38 13 99.0 106 20 52 12 .248 97 9.6 1.8 1.1 4.7 45% .281 .267 1.27 3.66 4.27
1964 SFN MLB 34 1 49.0 40 10 29 6 .259 95 7.3 1.8 1.1 5.3 55% .227 .243 1.02 3.77 2.20

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

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Transaction Analysis: How the NL Division Winners Got HereBP Staff2015-10-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Jose Abreu's Amazing MonthDaniel Rathman2014-04-28
Wezen-Ball: Breaking Down the White Sox Magazine CrosswordLarry Granillo2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dodgers Go Big for GreinkeSam Miller2012-12-10
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessInside The Park: About Big Threes in BaseballBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Inside The Park: Remembering MinnieBradford Doolittle2012-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Richard A. JohnsonDavid Laurila2010-10-15
Game Story: White Sox Home OpenerChristina Kahrl2010-04-05
You Could Look It Up: A Whiter Shade of Pale HoseSteven Goldman2009-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Houdini, Meet JorgeEric Seidman2009-06-03


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