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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
8 943.7 56 46 5 361 3.80
Birth Date10-2-1920
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
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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
1947 NYA 26 27 23 178.7 0.0 0.0 14 5 1 0 0 0 734 127 63 61 10 0 89 89 4 89 3.07 3.72 0.00 0.0 0.0
1948 NYA 27 28 22 155.7 0.0 0.0 9 10 1 0 0 0 663 117 66 59 10 0 87 87 2 71 3.41 4.39 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 NYA 28 20 3 52.3 0.0 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 239 48 36 31 5 0 43 43 0 22 5.33 5.36 0.00 0.0 0.0
1951 NYA 30 25 11 95.7 59.7 27.3 5 5 0 2 5 1 396 112 59 46 11 153 50 50 4 38 4.33 4.97 5.45 1.1 0.0
1952 WS1 31 22 21 169.0 166.0 3.0 11 7 0 0 15 3 723 144 62 55 6 191 92 92 2 65 2.93 3.73 4.32 6.8 0.6
1953 WS1 32 23 23 164.7 164.7 0.0 12 7 0 0 9 4 706 151 82 72 11 224 75 75 4 38 3.94 4.41 5.77 -9.5 -1.1
1954 WS1 33 23 11 71.3 48.0 23.3 2 9 0 0 3 1 334 97 54 49 9 143 34 34 2 22 6.18 4.92 5.67 -7.0 -0.8
1955 WS1 34 27 4 56.3 24.0 31.3 2 2 2 1 1 0 243 53 31 25 4 81 27 27 1 16 3.99 4.27 4.65 4.6 0.4
Career195118943.7462.385.0564653339403884945339866792497497193613.804.295.16-4.0-0.9

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 GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1947 NYA MLB 27 23 178.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .216 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 NYA MLB 28 22 155.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .217 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 NYA MLB 20 3 52.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1951 NYA MLB 25 11 95.7 5.45 77 .321 .254 .336 .365 .266 .310 96 -2.7 -0.3 1.1 0.0
1952 WS1 MLB 22 21 169.0 4.32 92 .252 .250 .325 .359 .265 .247 96 1.4 0.2 6.8 0.6
1953 WS1 MLB 23 23 164.7 5.77 70 .260 .264 .330 .388 .262 .242 99 -10.7 -1.1 -9.5 -1.1
1954 WS1 MLB 23 11 71.3 5.67 61 .320 .253 .319 .367 .248 .330 97 -5.6 -0.6 -7.0 -0.8
1955 WS1 MLB 27 4 56.3 4.65 98 .273 .260 .333 .383 .258 .251 101 3.9 0.4 4.6 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
1947 NYA MLB 14 5 1 27 23 178.7 127 89 89 10 0% .216 6.4 4.5 0.5 4.5 1.21 3.07 0.0 0.0
1948 NYA MLB 9 10 1 28 22 155.7 117 87 71 10 0% .217 6.8 5.0 0.6 4.1 1.31 3.41 0.0 0.0
1949 NYA MLB 1 1 1 20 3 52.3 48 43 22 5 0% .254 8.3 7.4 0.9 3.8 1.74 5.33 0.0 0.0
1951 NYA MLB 5 5 0 25 11 95.7 112 50 38 11 39% .310 10.5 4.7 1.0 3.6 1.69 4.33 1.1 0.0
1952 WS1 MLB 11 7 0 22 21 169.0 144 92 65 6 41% .247 7.7 4.9 0.3 3.5 1.40 2.93 6.8 0.6
1953 WS1 MLB 12 7 0 23 23 164.7 151 75 38 11 38% .242 8.3 4.1 0.6 2.1 1.37 3.94 -9.5 -1.1
1954 WS1 MLB 2 9 0 23 11 71.3 97 34 22 9 43% .330 12.2 4.3 1.1 2.8 1.84 6.18 -7.0 -0.8
1955 WS1 MLB 2 2 2 27 4 56.3 53 27 16 4 41% .251 8.5 4.3 0.6 2.6 1.42 3.99 4.6 0.4

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

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This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: The Historical Quirks of "42"Zachary Levine2013-04-16
The BP Wayback Machine: 2010 World Series Game Four ReportJohn Perrotto2012-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWorld Series Prospectus: Game Four ReportJohn Perrotto2010-11-01
This article requires BP Premium access2005--Setting the Stage: The Secret History of BaseballSteven Goldman2005-03-22


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